Articles tagged under: Porbandar

PM Modi has a very big heart; honored commitment even to opposition leader: Modhwadia

April 30, 2024
PM Modi has a very big heart; honored commitment even to opposition leader: Modhwadia

Porbandar: Arjun Modhwadia, Former senior Congress leader and Porbandar MLA, who joined BJP in March this year, today shared a facet of Narendra Modi's leadership style while calling him a true democrat. Modhwadia acknowledged that Modi not only values everyone's opinion but also makes sincere efforts to fulfill them. Reflecting on his personal experience, Modhwadia recounted how PM Modi honored a commitment made years ago, even after assuming the role of Prime Minister. “I was the Leade...Read More

ACB Gujarat nabs Asst RTO Inspector in bribe case

April 15, 2024
ACB Gujarat nabs Asst RTO Inspector in bribe case

Porbandar: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat today nabbed an Assistant Motor Vehicle Inspector (Class 3) working at the RTO Office in the city in a bribery case involving Rs. 5,000. The complainant in this case operates a PUC center. A vehicle repassing camp was organized by the Porbandar RTO office on 28/03/2024 at Singaria village. The complainant attended the camp along with the owners of vehicles to obtain fitness certificates for 12 different vehicles of his customers. At that ...Read More

Two die in AC CNG car parked in a closed service-station in Porbandar

April 07, 2024
Two die in AC CNG car parked in a closed service-station in Porbandar

Porbandar: Dead bodies of two lovers were found from inside the car in a closed garage. The reason of the deaths is believed suffocation. Nikhil Masani(19) and Nisha Majithiya(17) were probably making love in a CNG car inside Dhanarvi service station. The main shutter of this service station was closed. Nikhil was working in this service station for last three years, while Nisha was working in a house nearby. The owner of service station when opened the shutter of the service station, fo...Read More

Can’t rely blindly on existing list of Page Pramukhs, observes Mandaviya

March 28, 2024
Can’t rely blindly on existing list of Page Pramukhs, observes Mandaviya

Porbandar: BJP candidate and union minister Mansukh Mandaviya while addressing the party office bearers in one of assembly constituencies under Porbandar Lok Sabha constituency revealed that when checked using Artificial Intelligence, his team found that some of page pramukhs were above 90 age while some shown in the list as page pramukhs were not alive. Mandaviya said his team checked the data of page pramukhs submitted by local party organization. While scanning the data, it was found tha...Read More

Coast Guard evacuate 5 fishermen from a sinking boat off Gujarat coast

March 25, 2024
Coast Guard evacuate 5 fishermen from a sinking boat off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard responded to an SOS call and evacuated 5 fishermen from a sinking Indian Fishing boat Premsagar at mid-sea approximately 50 km from Porbandar on March 24. ICG Ship C-16 was sailed immediately from Porbandar after input from the fisheries community regarding the sinking boat was received at Maritime Rescue Sub Centre Porbandar of Indian Coast Guard’s Dist HQ -1 (South Gujarat Daman & Diu). All 5 crew were rescued by the ICG Ship and medical support was provided...Read More

ICG conducts pollution response seminar and workshop at Porbandar

March 22, 2024
ICG conducts pollution response seminar and workshop at Porbandar

Porbandar: Headquarters, No.1 Coast Guard District (South Gujarat, Daman & Diu), conducted an Area Level Pollution Response Seminar and Workshop followed by a Mock Drill on Wednesday at Porbandar.  It aimed at revalidating the response mechanism and SOPs for combating marine oil spills and enabling Indian Coast Guard to fine-tune the area Oil Spill Disaster Contingency Plan. The event was witnessed by various stakeholders from State Administration, GMB port, private ports, Fisheries,...Read More

Rs. 480 crore drugs seized off Gujarat Coast from Pakistani boat; 6 nabbed

March 12, 2024
Rs. 480 crore drugs seized off Gujarat Coast from Pakistani boat; 6 nabbed

Porbandar: In an overnight joint operation during night of 11/12 March 2024, the Indian Coast Guard based on intelligence inputs, apprehended a Pakistani Boat with 06 crew and narcotics onboard, worth approx Rs 480 crores. The Boat was apprehended about 350 Km from Porbandar into Arabian Sea in a sea-air coordinated operation involving ICG ships and Dornier Aircraft. The operation exhibited well-coordinated efforts between ICG, NCB and ATS Gujarat. The Indian Coast Guard, on specific intellig...Read More

Porbandar district and city Congress chiefs quit with over 300 cadres

March 10, 2024
Porbandar district and city Congress chiefs quit with over 300 cadres

Porbandar: After former Gujarat Congress chief Arjun Modhwadia left Congress and joined BJP, the main opposition Congress party suspended his brother Ramde Modhwadia for six years. The party's move has triggered rebellion to the scale that Porbandar Congress's district and city presidents have resigned with over 300 cadres and office bearers. The situation is described in a way that the Porbandar district Congress has no cadre or organization left. It's a matter of time that these party office b...Read More

A big big setback for Congress party in Gujarat; Arjun Modhwadia resigns, set to join BJP

March 04, 2024
A big big setback for Congress party in Gujarat; Arjun Modhwadia resigns, set to join BJP

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Congress's top leader Arjun Modhwadia has resigned from the State assembly and also from the party. He handed over his resignation letter to the State Assembly Speaker Shankarbhai Chaudhary here. This is a major setback for Congress, perhaps the biggest after the State unit lost Ahmed Patel due to his passing away. The party is shocked by this exit. Arjun Modhwadia who hails from Maher (Other Backward Class) community of coastal Saurashtra, enjoys unmatched weight and exp...Read More

Land and infrastructure eating dust; Gir cow sanctuary project remains non-starter

February 28, 2024
Land and infrastructure eating dust; Gir cow sanctuary project remains non-starter

Porbandar: Former President of Porbandar district panchayat has appealed to revive Gir cow sanctuary project in the district. Manjuben Karavadra, former chief of Porbandar district panchayat has made representation before the Agriculture and Animal husbandry minister Raghavji Patel that Dharampur village's Gauchar land was handed over to Agriculture department on 11 December 2015 to create a sanctuary of Gir cows so that pure breed of Gir cows can be available. Various infrastructure facilit...Read More