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Cyclone Vayu may cross Kutch in form of depression on Monday: IMD

According to IMD, Cyclone Vayu is moving ahead with a speed of 17 km per hour. 

Jun 17, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat's Kutch says IMD

IMD predicted that Cyclone Vayu may hit Gujarat's Kutch

Jun 15, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

14 turtles die in dried-up pond in Gujarat

Forest officials said that they rushed to the pond in Gagodar village in Rapar taluka (tehsil) on Thursday evening and rescued 15 other turtles while recovering the 14 carcasses.

Jun 03, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

Woman who accused ex-BJP MLA Jayanti Bhanushali of rape untraceable: Surat cop

Surat police on Sunday said the woman who had lodged a rape case against former BJP MLA Jayanti Bhanushali, which led to his ouster from the party, was untraceable.

Jul 15, 2018, 23:44 PM IST

IAF's Jaguar aircraft crashes in Gujarat's Kutch, pilot killed

The mishap took place in Bareja village near Mundra in Kutch. Police and rescue teams have been rushed to the spot.

Jun 05, 2018, 11:41 AM IST

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Bhachau in Gujarat

The tremors were felt at around 4 am on Thursday.

Mar 29, 2018, 07:33 AM IST

2 Pakistan fishermen, 3 boats caught by BSF in Gujarat creek

Pakistani fishermen often venture into Indian waters to catch fish, especially prawns, and then sail off to their side. 

Sep 06, 2017, 17:54 PM IST

Gujarat gets Centre's nod to shut gates of Sardar Sarovar dam

The Sardar Sarovar Project will provide irrigation facilities to 18.45 lac hectares of land, covering 3,112 villages of 73 talukas in 15 districts of Gujarat, through a canal network.

Jun 17, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

Good ports essential for country's progress, Gujarat's Kandla is finest in Asia: PM Modi

The PM said the ports are essential for India's progress.  

May 22, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to address three-day National Conference in Kutch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver an inaugural address on a three-day National Conference of Central and state ministers and secretaries of Tourism, Culture and Sports in Kutch on Friday.

Jan 20, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

Rann Utsav: Head to Kutch for three-month long cultural extravaganza

The Rann Utsav gives an opportunity to tourists to engage with nature, get familiar with the culture and tradition of Kutch.

Dec 14, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

17 Armed Forces personnel injured in road accident in Gujarat's Kutch

Seventeen Armed Forces personnel were injured when the staff bus they were travelling in met with an accident near Khavda village in Kutch district of Gujarat on Thursday morning, police said.

Oct 27, 2016, 21:54 PM IST

NIO discovers world's first ancient settlement destroyed by tsunami

Dholavira is a site of an ancient metropolitan town of the Harappan period and was known as the largest port-town of the Harappans which flourished around 5,000 years ago, until the tsunami destroyed it 3,450 years ago. 

Aug 30, 2016, 09:33 AM IST

Five Pakistani fishing boats seized in Kutch

BSF has seized five Pakistani fishing boats, abandoned in Indian territory near the Indo-Pak border, in Kutch district.

Jul 13, 2016, 16:55 PM IST

Sunny Leone to start film opposite Arbaaz in August

Actress Sunny Leone says that she will start shooting for the film "Tera Intezaar" opposite Arbaaz Khan next month and also that she is thankful for her "kitty full of movies".

Jul 12, 2016, 09:50 AM IST

Two Pakistani boats seized off Gujarat coast by BSF

The fishermen who were present in the boats, however, ran away into the Pakistani territory.

Jul 02, 2016, 10:52 AM IST

Gujarat short of more than 13,000 primary teachers

Amid frequent allegations by Congress about deteriorating quality of education in Gujarat due to lack of teachers, the state government has admitted a shortfall of more than 13,000 teachers in the state-run primary schools.

Mar 21, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

India finds no terror link to Pakistani boats recovered off Gujarat coast

The security agencies have said that the boats found along the Gujarat coast belonged to Pakistani fishermen.

Mar 19, 2016, 21:48 PM IST

Abandoned Pakistani boat found in Kutch, suspected spy arrested

An abandoned Pakistani boat was seized by the BSF in Kutch district of Gujarat on Saturday morning.

Mar 05, 2016, 10:40 AM IST

Pakistani national apprehended in Kutch

BSF has apprehended a Pakistani man when he tried to cross the border illegally in Kutch district of Gujarat, its officials said on Friday.

Feb 12, 2016, 15:43 PM IST