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BJP bats for PM Modi in Gujarat: 'Or else Aftab will be born in every city'
Politics

BJP bats for PM Modi in Gujarat: 'Or else Aftab will be born in every city'

Sarma was advocating for Prime Minister Narendra Modi by saying that the nation should grant him a third term in office when he recounted the gruesome details of the murder case and referred to it as "love jihad"

6 Pakistanis nabbed with 40 kg heroin off Gujarat coast
India

6 Pakistanis nabbed with 40 kg heroin off Gujarat coast

The Gujarat ATS and the Coast Guard had foiled similar attempts of drug smuggling in the past also and caught foreign nationals with huge quantities of narcotics which they planned to smuggle into India via the Gujarat coast.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate 'Veer Balak Memorial' in Gujarat's Kutch
India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate 'Veer Balak Memorial' in Gujarat's Kutch

During 26 January, 2001 earthquake in Gujarat, 185 school children and 20 teachers were buried under the rubble of nearby buildings while attending a rally in Anjar town of Kutch. The then CM Modi announced the construction of a memorial in memory of these children

NGT directs PGCIL to compensate fishermen in Kutch for causing loss of livelihood
India

NGT directs PGCIL to compensate fishermen in Kutch for causing loss of livelihood

PGCIL had in 2010 completely blocked the two km wide Cheravadi sub-creek with construction material while laying down a double circuit transmission line to transmit power from 4000 MW Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project, resulting in damaging the ecosystem in the sub-creek

Heavy rains cause 14 deaths in South Gujarat & Saurashtra; over 31,000 evacuated so far
India

Heavy rains cause 14 deaths in South Gujarat & Saurashtra; over 31,000 evacuated so far

State Disaster Management Minister Rajendra Trivedi said that three national highways in Kutch, Navsari and Dang districts were blocked due to damage caused by the rains, and 51 state highways and over 400 Panchayat roads have also been damaged

BSF seizes three Pak boats from creek area in Gujarat's Kutch
World

BSF seizes three Pak boats from creek area in Gujarat's Kutch

The apprehension was made after the border troops noticed the movement of the boats and some fishermen about 15-20 km inside the Indian territory

For the first time, India Post delivers mail using drone
India

For the first time, India Post delivers mail using drone

The initiative was part of a pilot project in Gujarat's Kutch district and the drone covered a distance of 46 km in 25 minutes, officials said

BSF nabs two Pakistani fishermen, seizes four fishing boats in creek area of Kutch
Sports

BSF nabs two Pakistani fishermen, seizes four fishing boats in creek area of Kutch

A patrolling team of the BSF first detected some movement in the "horizontal channel of Harami Nala" creek and rushed to the spot where it nabbed two Pakistani fishermen with four fishing boats

International Women’s Day: PM Modi to address seminar of women ascetics via video conference; 500 saints to attend
India

International Women’s Day: PM Modi to address seminar of women ascetics via video conference; 500 saints to attend

The seminar is being organised to recognise the role played by women ascetics in society and their contribution towards women empowerment

Mild tremor of 3.2 magnitude reported in Kutch; no casualties or damage to property, say officials
India

Mild tremor of 3.2 magnitude reported in Kutch; no casualties or damage to property, say officials

The tremor was recorded at 7.42 am with its epicentre 13 km north-east of Dudhai in Kutch district, as per the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research (ISR)

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

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'
India

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
Life

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
Entertainment

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.