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Heavy rainfall triggered water logging in parts of Gujarat’s Porbandar.(ANI Photo)

Parts of Gujarat receive heavy rains; 434 mm rainfall in Khambhalia tehsil

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 06:33 AM IST
As per the IMD’s Ahmemdabad met centre, a low-pressure area has formed over Kutch and neighbouring regions, which is very likely to become more marked during the next 24 hours.
I am confident, more and more of us will discover Gandhiji’s true message(AP)
I am confident, more and more of us will discover Gandhiji’s true message(AP)

A tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, writes President Kovind

By Ram Nath Kovind
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 07:34 AM IST
In his final sacrifice, he left a constant reminder for us; unconditional love, especially for the Other
For Gandhi, character was the key criterion for public service(Photo: National Gandhi Museum)
For Gandhi, character was the key criterion for public service(Photo: National Gandhi Museum)

The Mahatma’s legacy for the world, writes Venkaiah Naidu

By M Venkaiah Naidu
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 07:26 PM IST
His views on public service, development, rural empowerment, and social evils are relevant today
Kasturba Gandhi, 1915. Courtesy National Gandhi Museum.
Kasturba Gandhi, 1915. Courtesy National Gandhi Museum.

Kasturba, on her own terms

UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 01:10 PM IST
Mohandas described his departure for London: “…Last but not least, came the leave-taking with my wife. It being contrary to custom for me to see or talk to her in the presence of friends, I had to see her in a separate room.
Bicycle rally will begin from Porbandar and end up at Rajghat, Delhi.(Getty images)
Bicycle rally will begin from Porbandar and end up at Rajghat, Delhi.(Getty images)

A ‘cycle yatra’ from Porbander to Delhi on Mahatama Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 09:15 PM IST
The bicycle rally will begin from Porbandar, pass through Rajkot, Morbi, Kutch and Banaskantha districts, and ultimately culminate at his final resting place Rajghat in Delhi on October 2.
Cyclone Vayu will change its path again and is likely to hit Kutch on June 17-18, an official of the ministry of earth sciences said on Friday.(AP Photo)
Cyclone Vayu will change its path again and is likely to hit Kutch on June 17-18, an official of the ministry of earth sciences said on Friday.(AP Photo)

Storm warning: Cyclone Vayu likely to return and hit Kutch next week

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 01:24 AM IST
The very severe cyclonic storm will also reduce in intensity and turn into a severe cyclonic storm by Saturday morning, a senior India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.
A total of 349 departing flights and 174 arriving flights were delayed till 7.30pm on Wednesday(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo / Representative image)
A total of 349 departing flights and 174 arriving flights were delayed till 7.30pm on Wednesday(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo / Representative image)

Ops at Mumbai airport hit for 2nd day, over 500 flights delayed

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 11:22 AM IST
More than 500 flight operations were affected and the airport had to shift operations to the shorter and less efficient secondary runway.
A portion of Bhuteshwar Mahadev temple in Gujarat’s Porbandar collapses due to Cyclone Vayu on Thursday. (ANI photo)
A portion of Bhuteshwar Mahadev temple in Gujarat’s Porbandar collapses due to Cyclone Vayu on Thursday. (ANI photo)

Gujarat escapes Cyclone Vayu, but faces heavy rainfall

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 01:28 AM IST
The state received 4.4 mm of rainfall on a single day on Thursday, 76% more than the 2.5 mm average it receives in a day in mid-June.
The state government has launched a massive evacuation exercise to shift about three lakh people from low-lying areas of Saurashtra and Kutch regions.(HT Photo)
The state government has launched a massive evacuation exercise to shift about three lakh people from low-lying areas of Saurashtra and Kutch regions.(HT Photo)

Cyclone Vayu: Railways cancels 77 trains, partially terminates 33 others

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2019 12:47 PM IST
The cancellations were made as a precaution even though the cyclone changed its course and is unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat. However, it will cause heavy rain in several coastal districts of the state.
In addition, the decision to suspend operations at AAI’s Surat airport will be takenAafter “analysing the weather”, AAI said.(Mint file photo)
In addition, the decision to suspend operations at AAI’s Surat airport will be takenAafter “analysing the weather”, AAI said.(Mint file photo)

Cyclone Vayu: Flight services to be suspended across 5 airports in Gujarat

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 09:26 AM IST
Accordingly, services to airports in Porbandar, Diu, Bhavnagar, Keshod and Kandla will be ceased from midnight Wednesday to midnight on Thursday.
After touching Gujarat coast, the cyclone is likely to move parallel to Saurashtra and Kutch, bringing rain to Amreli, Gir Somnath, Diu, Junagarh, Porbandar, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Dwarka and Kutch.(ANI Photo)
After touching Gujarat coast, the cyclone is likely to move parallel to Saurashtra and Kutch, bringing rain to Amreli, Gir Somnath, Diu, Junagarh, Porbandar, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Dwarka and Kutch.(ANI Photo)

Cyclone Vayu Highlights: Power supply disrupted in 560 Gujarat villages

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 07:47 AM IST

Cyclone Vayu is very likely to cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva as a very severe cyclonic storm, today. More than 2.75 Lakh people in the state have been evacuated.Army, Indian Air Force, Naval, Indian Coast Guard and the National Disaster Relief Fund teams are on standby for rescue and relief operations, as Cyclone Vayu, now classified as a “very severe cyclonic storm” by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), is expected to make landfall on this afternoon.After touching Gujarat coast, the cyclone is likely to move parallel to Saurashtra and Kutch, bringing rain to Amreli, Gir Somnath, Diu, Junagarh, Porbandar, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Dwarka and Kutch.Also read: Delayed monsoon, cyclone result in 45% rain deficitFollow highlights here:

Fishermen move a fishing boat to a safer place along the shore ahead of the expected landfall of Cyclone Vayu at Veraval, India, June 12, 2019.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Fishermen move a fishing boat to a safer place along the shore ahead of the expected landfall of Cyclone Vayu at Veraval, India, June 12, 2019.(REUTERS PHOTO)

3 lakh people evacuated, rescue teams on standby as Gujarat on alert for Cyclone Vayu

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad/New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 07:36 AM IST
After touching Gujarat coast, the cyclone is likely to move parallel to Saurashtra and Kutch, bringing rain to Amreli, Gir Somnath, Diu, Junagarh, Porbandar, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Dwarka and Kutch.
The cyclone is expected to touch Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu .(AFP Photo)
The cyclone is expected to touch Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu .(AFP Photo)

Cyclone Vayu: 65 evacuated from Diu, Gujarat

Gandhinagar | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2019 03:27 PM IST
All passenger and express trains to these stations are being short terminated from 6 pm on June 12 till the morning of June 14.
Ghaziabad India - March 14, 2019: A view of an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT), at DM office, in Ghaziabad, India, on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The members of the federation of association of apartment owners will request contesting candidates to give affidavits which will include time line of the works which the candidate promises in their area.(Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
Ghaziabad India - March 14, 2019: A view of an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT), at DM office, in Ghaziabad, India, on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The members of the federation of association of apartment owners will request contesting candidates to give affidavits which will include time line of the works which the candidate promises in their area.(Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Porbandar

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 03:19 PM IST
Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya defeated Congress candidate Kandhalbhai Sarmanbhai Jadeja from the general seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
The drugs were believed to be loaded from a Pakistani port whereas the dhow and its crew were Iranian.(PTI/Representative Image)
The drugs were believed to be loaded from a Pakistani port whereas the dhow and its crew were Iranian.(PTI/Representative Image)

9 Iranian held, drugs worth crores seized in Gujarat’s Porbandar

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Hiral Dave
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2019 04:42 PM IST
The suspects set the boat ablaze before being apprehended. The drugs were believed to be loaded from a Pakistani port whereas the dhow and its crew were Iranian.
Officials of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said the radar was required as the number of flights overflying Mumbai has doubled since the closure of Pakistan airspace, overburdening ATCOs.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint File Photo)
Officials of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said the radar was required as the number of flights overflying Mumbai has doubled since the closure of Pakistan airspace, overburdening ATCOs.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint File Photo)

Gujarat radar to help Mumbai handle the spike in air traffic

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2019 05:25 AM IST
Currently, the Mumbai air traffic control (ATC), stationed at the city airport, covers 250 Nautical miles (Nm) towards the Muscat airspace, north of Mumbai. The radar in Porbandar, which is to the north-west of Mumbai, will enable ATCOs to cover another 250Nm. Totally, the Mumbai ATC can cover around 500Nm.
The Gujarat high court on Wednesday asked the state government to take expert help to protect the Asiatic lions, saying it will monitor the progress on measures taken by the government for safety and conservation of the big cats in the Gir National Park and Sanctuary.(AFP File Photo)
The Gujarat high court on Wednesday asked the state government to take expert help to protect the Asiatic lions, saying it will monitor the progress on measures taken by the government for safety and conservation of the big cats in the Gir National Park and Sanctuary.(AFP File Photo)

After Gir deaths, Gujarat High Court seeks report on lion conservation

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2018 11:39 PM IST
The reports are to be filed in three months, while the next hearing will be on January 16.
Gujarat is a dry state but defence personnel can buy subsidised liquor from Canteen Stores Department outlets.(HT/Picture for representation)
Gujarat is a dry state but defence personnel can buy subsidised liquor from Canteen Stores Department outlets.(HT/Picture for representation)

Overweight employees won’t get cheap alcohol, says Coast Guard

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 09:49 PM IST
The move is aimed at ensuring that personnel stay fit, an official said.
Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on Wednesday apprehended nearly 24 Indian fishermen from Gujarat in the Arabian Sea(AFP File Photo)
Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on Wednesday apprehended nearly 24 Indian fishermen from Gujarat in the Arabian Sea(AFP File Photo)

24 fishermen from Gujarat held by Pakistan maritime agency

Press Trust of India, Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 04:38 PM IST
Pakistani authorities were yet to confirm the exact number of fishermen apprehended and the number of boats seized by the maritime security agency.
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