Articles tagged under: Junagadh

Lili Parikrama of Girnar 2018 to begin on Monday, November 19

November 15, 2018

Junagadh: SRP companies, DySPs, Police Inspectors, ISOs, nearly 1,000 police men, women police traffic police, home guards, Gramya Rakshak Dal(GRD) jawans will be deployed for bandobast of annual Girnar Lili Parikrama this year which is to begin from Monday, November 19 with a midnight shot of fire in the air as per tradition. Five days long parikrama includes three halts in forest area of Girnar hill. 10 government departments are involved in efforts to make Lili Parikrama event successf...Read More

Promoted IAS and then Municipal Commissioner of Junagadh V J Rajput suspended for corruption charges

November 14, 2018
Promoted IAS and then Municipal Commissioner of Junagadh V J Rajput suspended for corruption charges

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government has decided to suspend the then municipal commissioner of Junagadh and promoted IAS officer V J Rajput in connection with alleged irregularities during his tenure. During the tenure of Rajput, instances of alleged irregularity in purchase of iron grills for putting on the dividers, recruitment of some permanent employees of the corporation and others including selling good conditioned vehicles as scrapped ones had come to fore. He was municipal...Read More

Lions to roar again in Gujarat capital

October 17, 2018
Lions to roar again in Gujarat capital

Gandhinagar/Jungadh: The visitors of the zoo of Indrora Nature park in Gandhinagar would soon again witness the roars of Asiatic lions as the central zoo authority and other related authorities have given permission for that. It is expected that in next 2 to 3 days, a pair of lions (an 8 year old lion and a 10 year old lioness) from Junagadh based Sakkarbaug zoo would arrive in Gandhinagar. A senior forest official said that the Indrora zoo had lion till 2002 but after its death that...Read More

Hindu saint Indrabharti Bapu returns 27 bigha land to disciple

September 16, 2018
Hindu saint Indrabharti Bapu returns 27 bigha land to disciple

Junagadh: City based Hindu saint Indrabharti Bapu has returned 27 bigha (11 acre) land to donor family. Rajkot based disciple and owner of Rasiklal & Co Shri Dave had donated 27 bigha land to Indrabharti Bapu in year 2004 near Sasan. Knowing that, Rasiklal & Co was in poor condition in recent years, Indrabharti Bapu decided to return the land to donor family so that they could earn from the land, repay debt and revive the business. In a Dayro folk event of Rudreshwar Jagir Bharti Ashram ...Read More

Enforcement Officer of EPFO caught taking bribe from contractor in Gujarat

August 23, 2018
Enforcement Officer of EPFO caught taking bribe from contractor in Gujarat

Junagadh: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat police today nabbed an officer of Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) from the EPFO office here along with his broker accepting a bribe of Rs 60 thousand from a contractor. In-charge Assistant Director ACB, Rajkot, K H Gohil said that the complainant a contractor with the Enforcement Officer (class-3) of EPFO Mahendra Kumar D Shivhare (41) had sought Rs one lakh as bribe from a contractor with Gujarat Electricity Board ...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Junagadh

August 23, 2018

Junagadh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated/perform ground breaking for around Rs 500 crore development projects in a public function at Junagadh. The Prime Minister in his speech remembered Shri Narsinhbhai Padhiyar of Junagadh, a BJP leader who passed away recently. He also inquired about wellbring of veteran local folk artist Bhikhudan Gadhvi who was present in the function. Speaking about his today morning function in South Gujarat, the Prime Minister said, 'I was in V...Read More

PM Narendra Modi to be on ‘whirl-wind’ trip of home-state Gujarat tomorrow

August 22, 2018
PM Narendra Modi to be on ‘whirl-wind’ trip of home-state Gujarat tomorrow

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will be on one-day visit to Gujarat on Wednesday, August 23. The Prime Minister will arrive at Surat airport in IAF plane at 10.15 am from where he will reach district headquarters Valsad in South Gujarat at 10.50 am. He will reach Jujva village at 11 am and performed E-gruh pravesh of beneficiaries of 1,15,551 affordable housing units built at a cost of Rs 1727 crore under Pradhanmantri Aawas Yojana. He will also distribute skill certificat...Read More

Sarovar Hotels to open properties in Morbi and Junagadh in Gujarat

August 20, 2018
Sarovar Hotels to open properties in Morbi and Junagadh in Gujarat

New Delhi: Hospitality chain Sarovar Hotels will open 15 hotels across the country and overseas by the end of 2019 as part of its expansion plans, a top company official said.The eight hotels that will be opened in 2019, will be in Dahisar in Mumbai, Dibrugarh, Morbi, Junagadh, Dalhousie, Bodh Gaya and Jalandhar in India and in Auxum in Ethiopia. The company plans to open hotels at locations such as Jaisalmer, Gorakhpur, Katra, Dehradun and extension of a hotel in Agra in 2018. The hospitality f...Read More

PM Narendra Modi likely to visit to Gujarat on August 23

August 04, 2018
PM Narendra Modi likely to visit to Gujarat on August 23

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is likely to visit Gujarat on August 23. Prime Minister's visit which was originally scheduled on July 20th was later postponed due to heavy rains and flood like situation in Junagadh and Valsad. It is learnt that the visit is now planned on August 23. The Prime Minister will attend functions at three places in the State during his one-day visit. The Prime Minister will dedicate 2 lakh Pradhan Mantri Aavas constructed in Gujarat at a function...Read More

John Abraham participates in shooting of Raw in Junagadh, Pakistan like look given to shooting-locations

July 22, 2018
John Abraham participates in shooting of Raw in Junagadh, Pakistan like look given to shooting-locations

Junagadh: The shooting of Jackie Shroff- John Abraham starer spy thriller film titled Romeo Akbar Walter (RAW) was today done in Junagadh city where Danapeeth area was given the look of Pakistan for it. The shooting of the film in various parts of Gujarat including Vadodara, Anand and Rajkot has already taken place. Today shooting of various scenes were done in Danapeeth and circle crossing area in the city. Looking at the large crowd assembled to see a glimpse of A...Read More

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