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.
As civic body polls approach, many Congress leaders, including corporators, are expected to join the BJP on Monday.
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 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 bravely rescued a three-year-old leopard cub, the big cat fell in the well in Aambaliya village in Junagadh.
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.
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.
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.
Income Tax department carried out search operations at premises of builders, jewellers and financers in Junagadh.
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
The epicentre of earthquake was 12 kilometre North
East of Talala taluka in Junagadh district.
The Junagadh region of
Gujarat, which had an earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter
scale last night, today experienced an aftershock.
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.
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.
Eleven black bucks were today
found dead on the outskirts of Gir forest area in Visavadar
Grown around the foothills of
Girnar mountains in Junagadh district of Gujarat, the lip
smacking mango variety `Kesar` will soon be getting global
recognition as Gir Kesar Mango.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
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