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19 April 2018 11:39 AM
Three nabbed for stealing PGVCL transformers

Three nabbed for stealing PGVCL transformers

Rajkot: Three thieves of a four-member gang stealing electric transformers of the Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Ltd (PGVCL) were arrested in Jamnagar on Wednesday.Police recovered two transformers, a mo...

19 April 2018 11:35 AM

Entry into sea near Somnath temple banned

Rajkot: Gir Somnath district administration has issued a notification banning people from taking bath or entering sea near Somnath temple in Gir-Somnath district to avoid any untowardly accidents. Som...

19 April 2018 11:29 AM

Plaint against people inciting attack

Rajkot: The president of Karni Sena Gujarat lodged a complaint on Wednesday against unidentified persons for circulating messages on WhatsApp and social media about attacking Mahatma Gandhi (MG) Hoste...

19 April 2018 11:27 AM
Gujarat: Engineering student gets life in jail for acid attack on teen girl

Gujarat: Engineering student gets life in jail for acid attack on teen girl

PALANPUR/AHMEDABAD: There was some good news for acid victim Kajal Prajapati on Wednesday when a court in Mehsana sentenced to life imprisonment the 23-year-old man who had ruined her life two years a...

19 April 2018 11:13 AM
High prices, cash shortage take the sheen off Akha Trij

High prices, cash shortage take the sheen off Akha Trij

AHMEDABAD/SURAT/RAJKOT: The demand for gold this Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Trij, though much better than routine days, was not in line with that expected. On Wednesday, Akha Trij, the price of the yello...

18 April 2018 11:02 AM

Labourer’s 13-year-old son tied to cot, sodomized

Rajkot: A 13-year-old boy was allegedly abducted and sodomized in Derdi Kumbhaji village near Gondal on Monday evening.The boy was playing outside his house when three persons came on a bike and picke...

18 April 2018 11:01 AM

Medical shop owner booked for molesting teenaged girl

Rajkot: A medical shopowner was booked for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old girl at Gandhidham on Monday evening.The girl, who lives with her family in Ganesh Nagar slums, had gone to buy some medici...

18 April 2018 10:59 AM

Four-year-old lion injured in fight dies

ajkot: Carcass of a four-year-old lion was found near Pipalia village of Tulsishyam range in Khambha taluka of Amreli district on Monday. It was injured in a fight with another lion around 10-15 days ...

18 April 2018 10:56 AM
Rs 40 lakh stolen from Gondal showroom

Rs 40 lakh stolen from Gondal showroom

Rajkot: Two people looted Rs 40 lakh from a garments showroom at a mall in Gondal in early hours of Tuesday.The duo broke open the showroom shutter in Collegian Mall near the bus stand, went straight ...

18 April 2018 10:52 AM
This farmer from Pipalva doesn’t sweat over adverse weather

This farmer from Pipalva doesn’t sweat over adverse weather

RAJKOT: Majority of the kesar mango growers as well as horticulture experts are expecting lesser yield of the fruit this year due to drastic swings in the weather. But Chiman Solanki, a farmer in Pipa...

17 April 2018 12:34 PM

Man dies of suspected Congo fever

Rajkot:`“We have taken samples of his cough and blood which have been sent to the laboratory in Puna for examination. It is yet to be confirmed whether the deceased was suffering from Congo feve...

17 April 2018 12:29 PM
‘Homeopath doctor aspirants were assured of university degrees’

‘Homeopath doctor aspirants were assured of university degrees’

Rajkot: “You don’t worry, just take the college exam and you will get the university degree.” This is what class XII passouts aspiring to become homeopath doctors were allegedly assu...

17 April 2018 12:27 PM

Labourers go on rampage after worker’s death

Rajkot: Labourers at Alang ship breaking yard went on a rampage, vandalizing office of plot number-2 after a labourer died in an accident on Sunday night. Police said labourer Ravindra Chaudhari died ...

17 April 2018 12:26 PM

BJP leader pulls up RMC commissioner

Rajkot: Goof-ups in the names of invitees and guests at a function organized by a city-based school triggered an altercation between city BJP president and municipal commissioner Banchha Nidhi Pani du...

17 April 2018 12:22 PM
Fake marksheet scam busted in Saurashtra University homoeopathy colleges

Fake marksheet scam busted in Saurashtra University homoeopathy colleges

RAJKOT: In a glaring example of corruption gnawing at the education system, a massive cash-for-admissions racket has been busted in the Saurashtra University (SU) wherein undeserving class XII student...

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