Junagadh

Gujarat elections 2017, Know your constituency: Junagadh

Gujarat elections 2017, Know your constituency: Junagadh

The constituency will have 260 polling stations. 

Nov 15, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
20-feet long python swallows blue bull in Gujarat

20-feet long python swallows blue bull in Gujarat

It is being said that a python can swallow a prey bigger than itself.

Sep 21, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

Gujarat journalist murdered in office

Unidentified assailants barged into the Junagadh office of leading Gujarati daily Jai Hind on Monday night and stabbed to death its bureau chief Kishore Dave, police said.

Aug 23, 2016, 20:36 PM IST
Three Gir lions 'sentenced to life' for murdering three humans

Three Gir lions 'sentenced to life' for murdering three humans

Three lions from the Gir National Park in Gujarat have been handed 'life sentences'! Sounds strange but it's true.

Jun 17, 2016, 10:55 AM IST

Row in Gujarat over 'letter' seeking information on BJP poll debacle

A controversy on Monday erupted in Gujarat's Junagadh in light of a letter purportedly "issued" by the district administation to the subordinates sought information at the behest of the Chief Minister's office, about the ruling BJP's debacle in panchayat polls last year.

Feb 16, 2016, 02:50 AM IST
14th Asiatic Lion Census results out, numbers go up to 523

14th Asiatic Lion Census results out, numbers go up to 523

So now there are 523 majestic beasts roaming the exotic Gir sanctuary! This is a good news for animal lovers and environmentalists in India as the much awaited Asiatic Lion census result is out. Recording a growth of 27% from 411 estimated in 2010 Census, the numbers have increased to 523 now.

May 10, 2015, 19:49 PM IST
Five-yearly census of endangered Asiatic lions concludes, results on May 10

Five-yearly census of endangered Asiatic lions concludes, results on May 10

The four-day census of Asiatic lions in the Gir sanctuary finally got over Tuesday afternoon with more than 2,200 forest staffers, officers and volunteers completing field trips in an area spread over 22,000 square kilometres .

May 05, 2015, 22:40 PM IST
To save his obese children Gujarat man decides to sell off kidney

To save his obese children Gujarat man decides to sell off kidney

A labourer in Gujarat's Una tehsil is fighting a losing battle to ensure that his obese children lead a normal and healthy life, so-much-so that to afford their expensive treatment he is willing to even sell his kidney off.

Apr 19, 2015, 01:14 AM IST

Lion falls into well in Junagadh, rescued

A lion reportedly fell into an open well in Amrapur village, some 85 kilometres west of Junagadh city. However, it was successfully rescued by forest department and sent to animal care centre.

Nov 03, 2014, 19:07 PM IST

BJP clinches Junagadh civic body from Congress

In a setback to Congress, ruling BJP in Gujarat here on Tuesday snatched the Junagadh Municipal Corporation (JMC) from the Opposition party in the civic body election by winning 41 out of 60 seats.

Jul 22, 2014, 14:13 PM IST

Congress leaders from Junagadh likely to join BJP today

As civic body polls approach, many Congress leaders, including corporators, are expected to join the BJP on Monday.

Jun 02, 2014, 00:54 AM IST

Devotees litter parts of Gir forest; admin to launch clean up

Department of Forest and Junagadh Municipal Corporation will jointly begin a cleanup drive to remove garbage from parts of Gir sanctuary, dumped there by devotees while on pilgrimage to Mount Girnar.

Nov 17, 2013, 19:51 PM IST

Women farmers send letter written in blood to Narendra Modi

Women farmers from Junagadh sent letter written in blood to Gujarat CM Narendra Modi urging him to talk over issue of Jetpur-Somnath national highway, an activist associated with the protest said.

Jul 07, 2013, 22:59 PM IST

Forest officials rescue leopard cub from open well in Junagadh

Forest officials bravely rescued a three-year-old leopard cub, the big cat fell in the well in Aambaliya village in Junagadh.

Apr 07, 2013, 14:13 PM IST

Parts of Junagadh observe bandh to protest Mahant`s murder

Parts of Junagadh city and villages near Girnar observed bandh on Saturday in protest against the murder of Mahant Ramanand Bharthi of Khetalia Bapa temple here.

Dec 23, 2012, 01:24 AM IST

Educational institutes remain closed in Rajkot

Schools and colleges in Rajkot district remained closed following a statewide bandh call given by youth Congress and NSUI (National Students Union of India) today against government`s alleged failure to protect children.

Jul 07, 2012, 16:05 PM IST

Rape accused attempts suicide in jail

A 57-year-old man, arrested for allegedly raping his eight-year-old grand-daughter, tried to commit suicide in Junagadh district jail, police said.

Jun 26, 2012, 15:39 PM IST

IT search at premises of builders and jewellers

Income Tax department carried out search operations at premises of builders, jewellers and financers in Junagadh.

May 30, 2012, 19:16 PM IST

Two killed in road mishap near Veraval

Two persons were today killed
and nine others injured when their autorickshaw collided with
a jeep on the Veraval-Gadu Road in Junagadh district, police
said.

Mar 08, 2012, 17:30 PM IST