Articles tagged under: Diu

ASI objections, unavailability of Big B to delay launch of 3D show at Fort Diu

August 12, 2017
ASI objections, unavailability of Big B to delay launch of 3D show at Fort Diu

Diu: The 3D Sound and Light show at the historic Diu fort which was slated to start this month, is likely to be delayed for some more time owing to certain new objections by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and unavailability of superstar Amitabh Bachchan for dubbing of its Hindi version. Head of the division of the India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), pertaining to sound and light shows, Anil Kumar Gupta today informed this. He said that after init...Read More

Launch of 3D Light and Sound show at Fort Diu from next month

July 08, 2017
Launch of 3D Light and Sound show at Fort Diu from next month

Diu: The tourists visiting the union territory of Diu, adjoining Gujarat, would be able to see a magnificent 3D light and sound show at the world famous Fort Diu there from next month which will initially be in English in the voice of noted actor Kabir Bedi while the Hindi version will follow soon in the voice of superstar Amitabh Bachchan. Collector of Diu P S Jani today said that the show would be a part of a bigger project of developing the site of the fort which was among o...Read More

Congress retains hold over Diu Municipality, BJP though slightly improves the tally

July 03, 2017
Congress retains hold over Diu Municipality, BJP though slightly improves the tally

Diu: Congress has retained its hold over the municipality of Diu by winning 10 out of total 13 wards. The election for the local body in this union territory adjoining Gujarat was held on Saturday. The counting of the election took place today in which BJP could win only 3 wards, which was an improvement from last time's 2. However, in an embarrassment to BJP, its Daman and Diu unit's vice president Kiritbahi Vaja, who had contested the election from ward number 6,...Read More

Govt working on Hazira – Victor Port – Diu Ro-Ro ferry plan: Mandavia

June 19, 2017
Govt working on Hazira – Victor Port – Diu Ro-Ro ferry plan: Mandavia

Surat: While a Ro-Ro ferry service connecting Saurashtra and South Gujarat is soon going to be launched between Dahej and Ghogha, MoS in Centre Mansukh Mandavia on Sunday in Surat announced government's plan to start another Ro-Ro ferry service connecting Hazira in Surat and Diu and Vitor ports in Saurashra in near future. Mandavia was on visit to KRIBHCO facility where he shared this detail with media persons. He said a survey is being conducted by companies regarding possibilities ...Read More

Diu observer complete bandh

April 04, 2017
Diu observer complete bandh

Diu: Tourist island Diu observed bandh on Monday against closure of liquor shops close to highway. As per Supreme Court order, the administration forced closure of wine shops that are within 500 meter distance from national highway. 11-km highway from Ghoghla check post to Tadd check post covers the area of Ghoghla, Diu, Fudam, Malala, Jolavadi, Dangarvadi etc areas. Due to imposition of highway rules, 40 meter space will need to be left on both sides of road. Diu district panchayat presid...Read More

Narendra Modi becomes first Prime Minister to visit Diu

March 08, 2017

Diu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today became the first Indian PM to visit the union territory of Diu. Modi, who arrived here after visiting Somnath temple, also addressed a well attended meeting in the airport premises. On the occasion he said that Diu with male to female sex ratio of 1000: 1040 is a place to give a message to the people of the country on the international women's day and an inspiration for educate the girl child programme. He also laude...Read More

Daman & Diu becomes India’s 1st cashless region

December 20, 2016
Daman & Diu becomes India’s 1st cashless region

New Delhi: The tiny Union Territory along the Arabian Sea coast, Daman and Diu, has become the first cashless region of the country. Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir has commended the UT administration for taking the initiative to make Daman and Diu as the first cashless region of the country. During a recent visit to the Union Territory, Ahir lauded the painstaking efforts of the UT administration in successfully making Daman and Diu a cashless region. At least 190 team...Read More

Diu airport gets wi fi facility

December 12, 2016
Diu airport gets wi fi facility

WiFi facility has started at Diu airport from today. Wifi is already available in Diu at various places like fort to port stretch, Nagva beach, Ghoghla beach, Chakratirth beach and Nayda cave since October 31 without any formal inauguration. Diu Collector P.S.Jani conducts frequent check on quality and availability of service. DeshGujaratRead More

CBI registers DA case against Diu Municipal Council President

November 29, 2016
CBI registers DA case against Diu Municipal Council President

New Delhi: CBI has registered a case against the Municipal Council President of Union Territory Diu Hitesh Solanki and his wife for allegedly amassing properties and assets disproportionate to the tune of Rs 73 lakh to their known sources of income. It is alleged in the FIR that Solanki and his wife Yashwanti acquired disproportionate assets of Rs 73.60 lakh which are 133 per cent higher than his known sources of income during 2008-2016. CBI has alleged in the FIR, registered under provisi...Read More

Rajnath reviews coastal security in Daman and Diu

February 05, 2016

Diu Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the security along the coast in Daman and Diu and asked the authorities to ensure further enhancement of the protection of seas off the union territory. Singh, who is on a two-day visit here, had a detailed meeting with the Daman and Diu administration regarding various aspects of coastal security. The Home Minister reviewed the coastal security apparatus, a coastal police station and an operational detachment in Daman and Diu, a Home Mini...Read More