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Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hits Gujarat's Kutch

Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hits Gujarat's Kutch

The tremors were felt in Bhachau city in the district around 2.43 pm. According to the Institute of Seismological Research, Gandhinagar, the epicentre of the earthquake remained near Bhachau. The

Aug 19, 2019, 15:40 PM IST
Watch: Brave constable Pruthviraj Jadeja carries two children on shoulders for 1.5 km in flood-hit Gujarat village

Watch: Brave constable Pruthviraj Jadeja carries two children on shoulders for 1.5 km in flood-hit Gujarat village

It was a rare display of humanity and bravery by Gujarat Police constable, Pruthviraj Jadeja, who carried the children for more than 1.5 kilometre.

Aug 11, 2019, 13:43 PM IST
NDRF rescues 47 students, 6 teachers from Gujarat school due to floods

NDRF rescues 47 students, 6 teachers from Gujarat school due to floods

As the flood situation continues to remain grim, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team on Saturday rescued 47 students and 6 teachers from Kasturba Gandhi Girls School in Morbi district.

Aug 11, 2019, 07:29 AM IST
Gujarat: 4 dead, several feared trapped after 3-storey apartment collapses in Nadiad

Gujarat: 4 dead, several feared trapped after 3-storey apartment collapses in Nadiad

The district collector and other officials have reached the spot to oversee rescue operations.

Aug 10, 2019, 08:28 AM IST
Life in Vadodara limps back to normalcy

Life in Vadodara limps back to normalcy

An NDRF team on Friday rescued people from Rhythm Heart Institute where water logging had occurred. NDRF Inspector Suryakant Kumar, said, "Today we rescued over 350 people from different localities.

Aug 02, 2019, 17:23 PM IST
Watch: Crocodile lunges at dogs in flood-hit Vadodara

Watch: Crocodile lunges at dogs in flood-hit Vadodara

The crocodiles likely entered the city after water from overflowing Vishwamitri river flooded the city. 

Aug 02, 2019, 14:47 PM IST
Vadodara rains and floods: List of canceled trains

Vadodara rains and floods: List of canceled trains

Several trains were aborted or short terminated as Vadodara struggled to deal with the floods. 

Aug 02, 2019, 10:45 AM IST
Vadodara reels under flood-like situation; prices of milk, vegetables, essential items soar

Vadodara reels under flood-like situation; prices of milk, vegetables, essential items soar

At least seven people died in various rain-related incidents and more than 1,000 people were rescued from Vadodara and nearby areas.

Aug 02, 2019, 10:26 AM IST
7 dead, over 1000 evacuated as torrential rains lash Vadodara; schools, colleges closed

7 dead, over 1000 evacuated as torrential rains lash Vadodara; schools, colleges closed

Taking precautionary measures, the state government ordered the closure of all schools and colleges in Vadodara till Friday.

Aug 01, 2019, 23:25 PM IST
Heavy rainfall disrupts normal life in Gujarat's Vadodara; emergency helpline numbers issued

Heavy rainfall disrupts normal life in Gujarat's Vadodara; emergency helpline numbers issued

In the face of the calamity, the state government has issued emergency helpline numbers for people in need. The emergency numbers are--1800 233 0265; 0265 2423101; and 0265 2426101. The emergency

Aug 01, 2019, 13:30 PM IST
Vadodara rains and flash flood: List of trains cancelled, short-terminated and diverted

Vadodara rains and flash flood: List of trains cancelled, short-terminated and diverted

Here's a complete list of all trains that have been cancelled, short-terminated or diverted due to waterlogging in Vadodara:   

Aug 01, 2019, 12:11 PM IST
7 dead due to incessant rains in Vadodara; schools, colleges closed till Friday

7 dead due to incessant rains in Vadodara; schools, colleges closed till Friday

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani held a high-level meeting on the 'heavy rain situation' and instructed officials to leave no stone unturned to counter any adverse situation.

Aug 01, 2019, 10:07 AM IST
GSEB science stream supplementary exam result 2019 declared: Here's how to check scores

GSEB science stream supplementary exam result 2019 declared: Here's how to check scores

The Gujarat State Education Board (GSEB) has declared the results of Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) supplementary exam for science stream. This was announced on the

Jul 30, 2019, 07:52 AM IST
Veteran Gujarat farmer leader Vitthal Radadiya dead

Veteran Gujarat farmer leader Vitthal Radadiya dead

Vitthal Radadiya was suffering from cancer and had undergone surgery in the USA. 

Jul 29, 2019, 23:34 PM IST
BJP dominates, Congress falters in election to Junagadh Municipal Corporation

BJP dominates, Congress falters in election to Junagadh Municipal Corporation

The BJP secured seven more seats than it had in the previous edition of the civic polls here to stamp its authority. 

Jul 23, 2019, 22:21 PM IST
Former Gujarat Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor, aide Dhaval Sinh Zala join BJP

Former Gujarat Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor, aide Dhaval Sinh Zala join BJP

Both Alpesh and Jhala joined the BJP in presence of state BJP chief Jitu Vaghani.

Jul 18, 2019, 17:05 PM IST
Bizarre: Thakore community prohibits unmarried women from using mobile phones

Bizarre: Thakore community prohibits unmarried women from using mobile phones

Members of the Thakore community in 12 villages of Dantiwada Tehsil in Banaskantha districts have come up with a list of prohibitory 'rules' which are essentially archaic in nature. 

Jul 17, 2019, 08:28 AM IST
Alpesh Thakor to join BJP soon, says Gujarat Kshatriya Thakor Sena

Alpesh Thakor to join BJP soon, says Gujarat Kshatriya Thakor Sena

OBC leader Alpesh Thakor and his close aide Dhavalsinh Zala, will soon join the BJP soon, said Gujarat Kshatriya Thakor Sena (GKTS) leader Amit Thakor on Monday.

Jul 15, 2019, 21:09 PM IST
At least 3 dead, several injured after joyride at Ahmedabad amusement park collapses

At least 3 dead, several injured after joyride at Ahmedabad amusement park collapses

There were around 40 persons on the 'Discovery' ride in the Kankaria Adventure Park when it collapsed, minutes after it went up.

Jul 14, 2019, 21:02 PM IST
Ahmedabad court grants bail to Rahul Gandhi in criminal defamation case

Ahmedabad court grants bail to Rahul Gandhi in criminal defamation case

The Metropolitan Court here on Friday granted bail to Congress president Rahul Gandhi in connection with a criminal defamation suit filed against him by Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank and its

Jul 12, 2019, 16:44 PM IST