Articles tagged under: Junagadh

Gir leopards kill two elderly women in Junagadh district in Gujarat

November 06, 2017
Gir leopards kill two elderly women in Junagadh district in Gujarat

Junagadh: Leopards from Gir forest killed two elderly women in Junagahd district of Gujarat last night. The first incident took place in Mendarana area where a leopard from nearby forests sneaked in to a hut situated close to a river there and pulled away 55 year old Muktaben Dipabhai. He mutilated and half eaten body was found at a distance of around 100 meters from the hut. The other such incident has been reported from Jangar village under Maliya Hatina taluka of th...Read More

Hindus march in rally seeking curb on goons from Sidi Badshah community

October 31, 2017
Hindus march in rally seeking curb on goons from Sidi Badshah community

Junagadh: Local Hindus in Gundrana Gir and Madhupur Gir areas of Talala belt gathered in large number and submitted a memorandum to police and Mamaltdar seeking curb on goons in Sidi Badshah Muslim community. The Hindus narrated various crime incidents in which Sidi Badshah community goons were involved. The gathering and rally was organized by Samast Hindu Samaj of Talala Taluka. Police has arrested 20 Sidi Badshah males and 9 women from Madhupur Gir and Jambur villages for torching a JC...Read More

Specialized ambulance for infants launched in Junagadh

October 11, 2017
Specialized ambulance for infants launched in Junagadh

Junagadh: Ram kathakar Morari Bapu dedicated the first of its kind child ambulance in Junagadh. BJP MLA Mahendra Mashru led Sarvoday Blood Bank has launched this ambulance through donation received from Sharadbhai Adatiya family. The ambulance has incubator, ventilator, infusion pump, pulse meter, oxygen supply etc facilities. Infant suffering from low weight, infection, weakness or other illness need to be taken to hospitals in bigger cities. Many times they die on way. The new ambulan...Read More

Gujarat CM lays stone of SAUNI Link-4 Package-6 at Visavadar costing Rs.700 crore

September 08, 2017
Gujarat CM lays stone of SAUNI Link-4 Package-6 at Visavadar costing Rs.700 crore

Junagadh: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today performed ground breaking ceremony of Saurashtra Narmada Avataran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojna Link-4 Package-6 costing Rs.700-crore near Visavadar in the Junagadh district to fill up nine dams with the Narmada waters. Speaking on the occasion, he said that SAUNI project to fill up 115 dams with Narmada waters would serve as a boon to the Saurashtra region, enabling farmers to take three crops a year, thanks to the ‘politics of developm...Read More

Restored Majevadi Darwaja, Damodar Kund opened in Junagadh

August 20, 2017
Restored Majevadi Darwaja, Damodar Kund opened in Junagadh

Junagadh: Gujarat Chief Minister today dedicated revamped and restored heritage structures Damodar Kund and majevadi Darwaja. The Chief Minister visited a gallery created over Majevadi Darwaja. Conservation, restoration and refreshment of Majevadi darwaja has been completed at a cost of Rs 1.11 crore. Damodar Kund which is located in the foothills of Gujarat's tallest Girnar mountain has been upgraded at a cost of Rs 5 crore. The Chief Minister worshiped pipal tree and performed aarti...Read More

Rupani to meet Kovind, attend BJP CMs meet in Delhi on Monday

August 20, 2017
Rupani to meet Kovind, attend BJP CMs meet in Delhi on Monday

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani who is at Junagadh and Somnath today will travel to Delhi on Monday where he will have courtesy meeting with the new President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Rupani will also attend a meeting of BJP chief ministers in Delhi in the evening on Monday. Before his Delhi visit, Rupani will perform Shravani Amavasya puja at Shri Somnath Mandir. Rupani is in Junagadh today to distribute tablets to students of GTU, Somnath Sa...Read More

3 nabbed in Junagadh with 500 kg beef and pistol/live cartridges

July 07, 2017
3 nabbed in Junagadh with 500 kg beef and pistol/live cartridges

Junagadh: Junagadh district police today nabbed three persons from two different places and made separate recoveries of 500 kg of beef and a pistol and live cartridges from them. In the first incident Taufiq Mohammed Belim and Zuber Hanif Belim were caught with a pistol and nine live cartridges near fish market on Dhal road in Junagadh city. They were frisked by the patrol team of police on suspicion which led to the recovery. In a separate incident police in Mangrol town...Read More

Wild leopard that killed 3 caged animals in Junagadh zoo after scaling its wall finally caught

July 06, 2017
Wild leopard that killed 3 caged animals  in Junagadh zoo after scaling its wall finally caught

Junagadh: The wild female leopard, which had entered the British era Sakkarbaug Zoological Garden (Sakkarbaug Zoo) by scaling its wall twice recently killing in all three animals including a black buck, has finally been caged and caught. The around 2 to 3 year old leopardess for the nearby Girnar forests was trapped in one of the around 10 cages kept by zoo adminstration and the forest department men to trap it, in and around the zoo, which is among th oldest and largest zoos in Ind...Read More

4 leopards including killer of old lady nabbed by forest department in Gujarat

June 27, 2017
4 leopards including killer of old lady nabbed by forest department in Gujarat

Junagadh: The forest department team has nabbed 4 leopards in Mendarna area of Junagadh district including the one which had attacked and killed a 70 year old woman sleeping in the open Verandah of here house in Moti Khodiyar village yesterday. After the deadly attack on the woman, five cages were kept in the locality close to Gir forests. In these a total of four leopards including the killer one were found trapped this morning. A forest official said that two of the cage...Read More

70 year old woman killed by leopard in Gujarat village

June 26, 2017
70 year old woman killed by leopard in Gujarat village

Junagadh: A 70 year old woman was killed by a leopard in Moti Khodiyar village under Mendarana taluka of Junagadh district in the wee hours today. Sakarben Dilubhai Vekariya was sleeping in the open verandah of her house in the village when a leopard from the nearby Gir forests attacked her. She was admitted to hospital with serious injuries over her neck. She later succumbed. The forest department has kept cages in the area to catch the beast to thwart any such attack. ...Read More