Articles tagged under: Junagadh

Rajkot, Junagadh zoo to get Zebra, Himalayan Bear, Hamadryas baboon and more in exchange of lions

May 08, 2019
Rajkot, Junagadh zoo to get Zebra, Himalayan Bear, Hamadryas baboon and more in exchange of lions

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister has given in-principle approval to give two pairs of lions to Mumbai and one pair of lions to Punjab based zoo. As per the approval given under Animal Exchange Programme, two male and two female lions will be given by Junagadh based Sakkarbaug zoo to Mumbai based Vir Mata Jijabhai Bhosle zoo. In exchange, Mumbai zoo will give a pair of Zebra, two pairs of cocktail grey, one pair of cocktail white, four pairs of Night heron and one female hornbill to Sakkar...Read More

After Karnataka, Congress has now turned Madhya Pradesh in to an ATM for it: PM Modi in Gujarat

April 10, 2019

Junagadh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly hit out at Congress saying that with surfacing of another scam 'Tughlak Road Scam' it has become clear that the party, which was earlier using Karnataka as its ATM has also turned Madhya Pradesh in to the same. He also alleged that Congress was supporting those who talk about separation of Kashmir and also the gang that shouted slogans about breaking India. Addressing an election rally at the Agriculture university ...Read More

Live: PM Narendra Modi addressing BJP campaign rally at Junagadh, Gujarat

April 10, 2019

 Junagadh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing his first campaign rally in Gujarat at Junagadh post announcement of election of Lok Sabha.     DeshGujaratRead More

PM Modi to address two rallies in home-state Gujarat tomorrow

April 09, 2019
PM Modi to address two rallies in home-state Gujarat tomorrow

Gandhinagar: PM Narendra Modi would address two election rallies in Junagadh and Songadh in his home-state Gujarat tomorrow. According to official information shared by the party today Modi would address the first rally in Junagadh where party workers from both Junagadh as well as Porbandar Loksabha constituency. Later he would go to Songadh in Tapi district which falls under Bardoli LS seat and address another rally there to be attended among other by the party workers of both Bardoli and...Read More

Amid rising electoral heat, Gujarat’s famous Kesar Keri (mango) makes first arrival in marketing yard, mango-lovers delighted

March 28, 2019
Amid rising electoral heat, Gujarat’s famous Kesar Keri (mango) makes first arrival in marketing yard, mango-lovers delighted

Junagadh: Even as the electoral fever has gripped Gujarat completely and nominations for the LS poll as well as assembly by-poll begin today, the mango-lovers of this western state also saw the first arrival of famous Kesar Keri (Mango) in Junagadh Marketing Yard and felt delighted. Though the arrival of Kesar in the yard was 11 days later than that of last year (March 17), It was at least third consecutive year that it has arrived earlier than proper beginning of the mango seaso...Read More

Gujarat delegation meets Yogi Adityanath in U.P. to invite him to Bhavnath fair

February 05, 2019
Gujarat delegation meets Yogi Adityanath in U.P. to invite him to Bhavnath fair

Lucknow: A delegation from Gujarat visited Lucknow to invite Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to visit upcoming Bhavnath fair in Junagadh which is celebrated on Maha Shivratri every year in the foothills of Gujarat. The Gujarat delegation consisting of education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, tourism minister Ganpat Vasava, minister of state Vibhavariben, MLA Babu Jamna Patel, saints Bhartibapu and Shernathbapu handed over invitation and murti of Shiv to Yogi Adityanath and de...Read More

Despite use of drone cameras, no trace of Jain Muni missing on Girnar mountain a week ago

January 29, 2019
Despite use of drone cameras, no trace of Jain Muni missing on Girnar mountain a week ago

Junagadh: Despite use of drone cameras to track a Jain Muni, who is missing for almost a week since his visit to Girnar mountain here, the police so far has not been able to find him. Police said that Digambar Jain Muni Mudit Sararji (35) had left for Girnar from Nirmal Sagar Dhyan Kendra Dharmshala in the wee hours of January 23. He has been missing from Sahsavan forest area since that day. The manager of the Dharmashala Bhagchand had lodged the report in this regard. Drone c...Read More

Gujarat govt. allocates Rs. 15 crore for Mini Kumbh like celebration of Bhavnath fair

January 10, 2019
Gujarat govt. allocates Rs. 15 crore for Mini Kumbh like celebration of Bhavnath fair

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has taken a decision to scale up the festivities at Bhavnath fair to the level of mini Kumbh. A meeting chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in this regard resulted into Rs. 15 crore allocation for Bhavnath fair and plans such as cleaning drive, marathon race, Girnar hill ascending - descending competition, spiritual walk, paintings on Kumbh mela theme, LED lights high masts, formation of coordination committee with saints, consultation process with V...Read More

Peeved at liquor drinking habit youth kills inebriated father in Junagadh

January 09, 2019
Peeved at liquor drinking habit youth kills inebriated father in Junagadh

Junagadh: A youth in Plasva village under Junagadh Taluka police station of the district was arrested today for killing his father. Police said that Bharat Mahida (23) had killed his father Madha Mahida (52) late last night. He was reportedly angry with him over his liquor drinking habit. Last night when he attacked his father with a lethal blow of stone on his head, Madha was in inebriated condition. He was today arrested. His mother Manjeben had filed a compla...Read More

Volunteers prevent 2 tonne plastic from entering Girnar forest during Lili Parikrama

November 25, 2018
Volunteers prevent 2 tonne plastic from entering Girnar forest during Lili Parikrama

Junagadh: Local voluntary organization's volunteers prevented 2 tonne plastic to enter the protected forest area of Girnar during Lili Parikrama. Over a million pilgrims come to Girnar hill forest for 36-km long Lili Parikrama every year ahead of Kartiki Purnima(full moon day of Kartak month of year as per Gujarati calendar). Most of them bring plastic bags with them which they eventually dump in forest area after use. Local voluntary organization for last several years take plastic from pil...Read More