Cyclone Nilofar weakens before landfall; rains expected in Kutch, Saurashtra
Cyclone Nilofar weakens before landfall; rains expected in Kutch, Saurashtra

In what comes as a big relief for the residents of Gujarat, Cyclone Niolfar will weaken till the time it reaches its coast, Additional Director of Ahmedabad Meteorological Centre Manorama Mohanty said on Thursday.

Cyclone Nilofar to weaken before landfall, NDRF pre-positions seven rescue teams
Cyclone Nilofar to weaken before landfall, NDRF pre-positions seven rescue teams

While the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that very severe cyclone storm Niofar will weaken to a cyclonic storm at landfall on November 1, authorities in Gujarat are taking no chances with the preparations.

Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat coast on Friday; centre, state agencies gear up
Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat coast on Friday; centre, state agencies gear up

As cyclone Nilofar approaches the Gujarat coast, the Centre reviewed the preparedness of central and state agencies to face any challenge arising out of the approaching cyclonic storm Nilofar along the Gujarat coast.

Gujarat on high alert for Cyclone Nilofar
Gujarat on high alert for Cyclone Nilofar

Fishermen in Amreli district here have been advised not to venture into sea as the Cyclone Nilofar is likely to make a landfall on Friday near Naliya in Kutch district of Gujarat.

Gujarat HC orders probe over contempt plea against Adani Hospital

The Gujarat High Court here on Thursday directed the Kutch collector to probe and submit a report on whether G K Hospital, run by Adani group, was following the earlier directions of the High court.

IAF's Jaguar plane crashes near Bhuj, pilot ejects safely

A Jaguar combat aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Wednesday crashed near Bibber village in this district while on a routine sortie from Bhuj air base but the pilot ejected safely.

BSF asks Rajnath to sanction jetty near Kori creek in Kutch

Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday requested Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to grant permission to build a jetty near Kori creek in Kutch district of Gujarat.

Jharkhand's 'most-wanted' Maoist arrested in Kutch

A 'most-wanted' Maoist, who was involved in 2012 Bhandariya thana attack case in Jharkhand, was arrested in Mundra Port area in Kutch district today, police said on Wednesday.

Gujarat suffers rainfall deficit, Kutch may face scarcity

Gujarat faces a rainfall deficit due to late onset of monsoon and shortfall of rains in many parts of the state until mid-August, which may ensure that water reservoirs are empty before next summer said.

Green signal from Centre for road through wild ass sanctuary

The Union Government has approved construction of a 40-km stretch of road passing through the wild ass sanctuary across Kutch and North Gujarat, an official statement said here on Tuesday.

Green signal from Centre for road through wild ass sanctuary

The Union Government has approved construction of a 40-km stretch of road passing through the wild ass sanctuary across Kutch and North Gujarat, an official statement said here today.

Jaguar fighter jet crashes in Gujarat`s Kutch; pilot safe

A Jaguar fighter plane of the Indian Air Force crashed on Friday while on a routine sortie from the Bhuj air base.

Gujarat CM announces relief measures for Kutch

Announcing relief measures for the partially drought-hit Kutch district, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Saturday approved a pilot project of Lakhpat-Abdasa re-modeling water supply scheme, which will cost Rs 345 crore.

Craftsmanship from Kutch comes to Delhi

Craftswomen from 10 communities from Kutch region of Gujarat will display 16 different styles of hand embroidery at an exhibition in the national capital that begins July 5

PIL accuses two Adani firms of violation of green norms

The Gujarat High Court issued notice to Adani Power Ltd and Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd in response to a public interest litigation which alleges violation of environmental norms in the Mundra tehsil of Kutch district.

LK Advani plays home card in Kutch

Praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for bringing a law which makes voting compulsory in local body polls, veteran BJP leader LK Advani, in fray for Lok Sabha poll in Gandhinagar constituency, on Friday hoped that next five years would change the future of India.

Seven family members found dead in Kutch

Seven members of a family, including three minor children, were found dead at their home in a village here, police said on Monday.

Cong flays Akalis on `eviction` of Punjabi farmers from Kutch

Punjab Congress on Wednesday charged the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) with failing to safeguard the interests of Sikh farmers settled in Kutch region of Gujarat.

Climate change unites fishermen in Kutch, Sundarbans

Separated geographically by hundreds of miles, the drylands of Kutch in Gujarat and the wetlands of Sundarbans are bound by similarities in the effect climate change has on the farmers and fishermen.

Gujarat: HC notice to state over land allocation in Kutch

The Gujarat High Court on Friday issued notice to the state government and Jindal Group company Shree Saw Pipe Limited over a public interest litigation seeking cancellation of a land allocation in Kutch district in the aftermath of the 2001 earthquake.