Articles tagged under: Rann of Kutch

BSF nabs Pakistani intruder in Rann of Kutch

March 06, 2019
BSF nabs Pakistani intruder in Rann of Kutch

Bhuj: Today, in wee hours India's Border Security Force (BSF) troopers apprehended a person (male/50 years old) coming from Pakistan side in the Rann of Kutch in Kutch district of Gujarat, in alignment of Boundary Pillar 1050. Nothing recovered from his possession.Intruder surrendered immediately on the BSF challenge. Questioning is on. DeshGujaratRead More

Amid rising Indo-Pak tension Vice Chief of Army visits border areas in Gujarat

February 23, 2019
Amid rising Indo-Pak tension Vice Chief of Army visits border areas in Gujarat

Bhuj:Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan after Pulwama terror attack, Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu, the Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) today reviewed the border security in Kutch district of Gujarat. He also flew in army chopper over the sensitive Sir Creek Area. Defence Sources said that Vice Chief of Army arrived here in the morning and then went to Kunvarbet by chopper. From their he flew to Koteshwar and then to Lakhpat. He also met with soldier...Read More

Indian Army jawans conclude 400 km Land Yachting in Rann of Kutch

January 16, 2019

Bhuj: Land Yachting adventure sports event of Indian Army that had kicked off on January 8 in Kutch district of Gujarat concluded today successfully after crossing 400 km distance in Rann of Kutch. The adventure mission was participated by 15 jawans. It was led by Captain Navyogsingh. DeshGujaratRead More

Land yachting expedition of Army’s air defence wing flagged off in Rann of Kutch

January 08, 2019
Land yachting expedition of Army’s air defence wing flagged off in Rann of Kutch

Bhuj: An eight days long Land Yachting Expedition to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of the Corps of Army Air Defence was flagged off from Dhordo, Kutchht today Brigadier Rajat Upreti, Commander, Air Defence Brigade Bhuj flagged of the expedition which consists of 15 members led by Captain Navyog Singh who shall navigate their route of approx 400 Kms sailing over the barren flat land of Rann and exploring various places like Dharamshala, Shaktibet and the festive town of Dhorodo. ...Read More

President Ram Nath Kovind attending Kutch Rann Utsav

December 29, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind attending Kutch Rann Utsav

Bhuj: On a two-day tour of Gujarat, Kovind reached a 'Tent City' set up near Dhordo village of Kutch district this morning. A special cultural programme was organised at the venue in the white desert for the president in the evening. He would stay at the Tent City tonight and undertake a lion safari in the Gir forest in Junagadh district Sunday. The president is also likely to visit the Somnath temple during his visit. Attached with this article are pictures, Kovind has tweeted. ...Read More

Online permit system for visit to White Rann of Kutch launched by Collector with dedicated website

November 16, 2018
Online permit system for visit to White Rann of Kutch launched by Collector with dedicated website

Bhuj: District administration of Kutch in Gujarat has launched a new online permit system for visitors/tourists who want to apply to visit the tourist attractions in international border area such as white Rann of Kutch and Kalo dungar (black mountain). Online permit to visit white Rann of Kutch can be obtained from www.rannpermit.com after payment of prescribed fee. A check post to obtain manual permit has been set up at Bhirandiara village like ever year. Due to heavy rush of visitors duri...Read More

Kutch Rann Utsav 2018 to begin from November 18

August 25, 2018
Kutch Rann Utsav 2018 to begin from November 18

Bhuj: Kutch Rann Utsav 2018 - 19 will be organized during November 18 this year to January 19 next year. This decision was taken in a meeting chaired by district collector and core committee chairman Remya Mohan. Tourist facilities, law and order, vehicle parking, plot allocation by DRDA to needy handicraft artists, BSNL network, water supply, emergency services, VIP convoy, rest house for cops and officials on duty, food arrangement, pending payment to BSNL, cleanliness etc issues were ...Read More

Curious case of Pakistani intruder nabbed in Banaskantha

August 05, 2018
Curious case of Pakistani intruder nabbed in Banaskantha

Palanpur: There was general impression that India's border with Pakistan in Banaskantha area of Rann of Kutch was well protected, with fencing in place, good presence of Border Security Force(BSF) jawans and difficult geography of Rann of Kutch. However the latest incident of intrusion has proved that the border is still vulnerable. The incident has raised several serious questions. The detail of the incident: Locals from Samli village contacted Vav Police in border area of Banaskantha...Read More

Gujarat CM gives nod to Rs 39 crore Seema Darshan project for border tourism

July 10, 2018
Gujarat CM gives nod to Rs 39 crore Seema Darshan project for border tourism

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today gave in-principle approval for the Rs.39-crore ‘Seema Darshan’ project for developing more infrastructure facilities from T-Junction to Zero Point at Nadabet near Suigam in Banaskantha district for border tourism. Presiding over the Seema Darshan Review Meeting at Gandhinagar, he said the project being developed on Wagah Border pattern, entails an exhibition hall and a parade ground with amphitheater for 5,000 people. The meeting ...Read More

Kutch Rann Utsav 2017 kicks off today; packages in range of Rs 5500 to Rs 19,500

November 01, 2017
Kutch Rann Utsav 2017 kicks off today; packages in range of Rs 5500 to Rs 19,500

Bhuj: One of the biggest tourism festival in Gujarat 'Rann Utsav' kicks off today. Due to model code of conduct imposed by Election Commission, this edition of Rann Utsav will kick off without any formal inaugural function. According to Nirav Munshi, manager in Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd(TCGL) there are 350 tents this year in Rann Utsav venue at Dhordo along with food court and craft bazar. TCGL has on its website said: due to good rainfall the White Rann might be having some w...Read More