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Gujarat government to rename dragon fruit as ‘Kamalam’; current name makes it seem Chinese, claims Vijay Rupani
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Gujarat government to rename dragon fruit as ‘Kamalam’; current name makes it seem Chinese, claims Vijay Rupani

The fruit is largely grown in Kutch, Navsari and different parts of Saurashtra and is known for its nutritional value, like increasing the haemoglobin levels

Three injured as clashes break out in Gujarat's Kutch during rally to collect funds for Ram temple
India

Three injured as clashes break out in Gujarat's Kutch during rally to collect funds for Ram temple

After the incident took place on Sunday evening, the body of a man was found near the site of violence. The police are trying to ascertain if he was killed as part of that violence or not

Narendra Modi to lay foundation stones of two projects in Gujarat's Kutch on 15 December
India

Narendra Modi to lay foundation stones of two projects in Gujarat's Kutch on 15 December

Modi last visited Gujarat on 28 November, when he spent around an hour at Zydus Cadila's Biotech Park to assess the preparations of its COVID-19 vaccine

Day after 5.3 magnitude quake, several aftershocks, another earthquake of 4.4 magnitude felt in Kutch; no damage reported
India

Day after 5.3 magnitude quake, several aftershocks, another earthquake of 4.4 magnitude felt in Kutch; no damage reported

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale struck near Rajkot in Gujarat at 12.57 pm on Monday, reports news agency ANI quoting the National Centre for Seismology.

With Maharashtra and Gujarat at loggerheads over procedures, 5,000 Gujarati workers languish in Mumbai waiting to go home
India

With Maharashtra and Gujarat at loggerheads over procedures, 5,000 Gujarati workers languish in Mumbai waiting to go home

The success of transporting migrant workers from one state to another depends on the coordination between two concerned states.

Gujarat college’s principal, rector among four arrested for forcing 60 girls to remove undergarments to check for menstruation
India

Gujarat college’s principal, rector among four arrested for forcing 60 girls to remove undergarments to check for menstruation

Police on Monday arrested four persons, including the principal of the Gujarat college, where authorities allegedly forced over 60 girls to remove their undergarments to check if they were menstruating

NCW sets up panel to speak to Gujarat college students who were made to strip to check if they were menstruating, slams varsity for 'shameful exercise'
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NCW sets up panel to speak to Gujarat college students who were made to strip to check if they were menstruating, slams varsity for 'shameful exercise'

The National Commission for Women has set up an inquiry committee which will meet the students of a college in Gujarat who were reportedly forced to strip to prove that they were not menstruating

Pakistani national held for illegally entering Gujarat's Kutch; accused will be handed over to local police after preliminary questioning, says BSF official
India

Pakistani national held for illegally entering Gujarat's Kutch; accused will be handed over to local police after preliminary questioning, says BSF official

After production in court, he will be shifted to the Joint Interrogation Centre in Bhuj for detailed questioning by different security agencies

Attempts to revive Kutch's desi wool economy sparks conversation around sustainability, combining artistry with innovation
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Attempts to revive Kutch's desi wool economy sparks conversation around sustainability, combining artistry with innovation

The revival of the desi wool economy in Kutch is driven by Khamir, a platform for crafts, heritage and iconology that promotes and preserves the cultural and creative diversity of the region.

Hellaro, National Award-winning Gujarati film, is a beautiful ode to female desire and defiance
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Hellaro, National Award-winning Gujarati film, is a beautiful ode to female desire and defiance

Abhishek Shah’s Hellaro draws its central conflict from a Kutch folktale about subjugated women meeting a drummer (dholi) in secret and dancing to their heart’s content.

Kutch's Ajrakh craft suffers, as declining water table, excess iron hamper artists' practice
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Kutch's Ajrakh craft suffers, as declining water table, excess iron hamper artists' practice

Ajrakh from Gujarat, a 16-stage, water-intensive block printing technique that uses natural dyes, is once again facing its major nemesis — poor quality of groundwater.

Border Security Force seizes two Pakistan fishing boats found abandoned near Kutch in Gujarat
India

Border Security Force seizes two Pakistan fishing boats found abandoned near Kutch in Gujarat

The Border Security Force (BSF) seized two Pakistani fishing boats abandoned in Sir Creek area near Kutch district in Gujarat on Saturday morning, an official said.

IMD predicts heavy rainfall over isolated places in Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim; squally weather to prevail over Gujarat coast
India

IMD predicts heavy rainfall over isolated places in Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim; squally weather to prevail over Gujarat coast

Squally weather likely to prevail over the Gujarat coast and adjoining northeast Arabian Sea, southwest Bay of Bengal

IMD predicts heavy rains for Gujarat's Saurashtra and Kutch region; isolated places of Goa, Madhya Maharashtra also set for heavy downpour
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IMD predicts heavy rains for Gujarat's Saurashtra and Kutch region; isolated places of Goa, Madhya Maharashtra also set for heavy downpour

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that isolated places over Saurashtra and Kutch are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Saturday

Narendra Modi will visit Sardar Sarovar Dam on birthday, says Vijay Rupani; PM to witness water in reservoir reaching full level on 17 September
India

Narendra Modi will visit Sardar Sarovar Dam on birthday, says Vijay Rupani; PM to witness water in reservoir reaching full level on 17 September

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present at the dam site to celebrate the feat on 17 September, which is also his 69th birthday

Kutch's Kharai breed, the world's only swimming camels, battle the tide of an uncertain future
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Kutch's Kharai breed, the world's only swimming camels, battle the tide of an uncertain future

The Kharai camels of Kutch are the only ones of their kind in the world that can swim. They live with the Jat community, who have been nomadic camel herders for generations, in a beautifully symbiotic relationship.

IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Gujarat, Odisha today; thunderstorms, lightning likely over Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim
India

IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Gujarat, Odisha today; thunderstorms, lightning likely over Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall over Gujarat and Odisha for Thursday

Security beefed up in Mundra, Kandla ports after intel warns of Pakistan-trained terrorists entering Gulf of Kutch
India

Security beefed up in Mundra, Kandla ports after intel warns of Pakistan-trained terrorists entering Gulf of Kutch

The entire district of Kutch has been put on a high alert after information about a potential terrorist attack in the region, police said on Wednesday.

IMD predicts heavy rainfall at isolated places over Saurashtra, Kutch; thunderstorms likely over Sikkim, North East states
India

IMD predicts heavy rainfall at isolated places over Saurashtra, Kutch; thunderstorms likely over Sikkim, North East states

'Heavy rainfall at Coastal and South Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala and Mahe', the IMD stated

Gujarat expected to receive heavy rainfall; IMD predicts downpour over several coastal states, MP, Rajasthan
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Gujarat expected to receive heavy rainfall; IMD predicts downpour over several coastal states, MP, Rajasthan

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said that isolated places over Gujarat region are expected to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday.