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.

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.

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.

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 .

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

IT search at premises of builders and jewellers

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

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.

Tremor measuring 2.9 on Richter scale in Junagadh

The epicentre of earthquake was 12 kilometre North
East of Talala taluka in Junagadh district.

Aftershock in Junagadh after last night`s quake

The Junagadh region of
Gujarat, which had an earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter
scale last night, today experienced an aftershock.

Two children killed as bus overturns near Junagadh

At least two children were killed and
fifteen others injured, five of them seriously, when a school
bus in which they were travelling in overturned near Jungadh
city, police said.

Jethwa murder: Police teams sent to Junagadh to investigate

Ahmedabad Police has sent teams
to Junagadh to investigate the murder of RTI activist Amit
Jethwa, who was killed in front of Gujarat High Court from a
point blank range by two assailants.