JAMNAGAR

  • 4yearold boy falls in bore well and dies in Jamnagar June 21, 2014

    Jamnagar: A fouryearold boy died on Saturday after falling in a 350feet deep bore well near here, a district official said. "The boy, identified as Vijay Vasava, fell into a 350feet deep bore well at a farm in GokulpurPara village of the district on Saturday morning, is declared dead," SubDivisional...
  • Gujarat: MiG 29 crashes on the outskirts of Ravalsar near Jamnagar November 8, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A MiG 29 aircraft crashed on Friday on the outskirts of Ravalsar, 25 km from Jamnagar in Gujarat. The pilot was ejected safely. The MiG was on a trainee sortee. There is no reported damage on the ground to any civil life or property. A Court of Inquiry has been...
  • Rain wreaks havoc in Gujarat; rail, road traffic hit September 27, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Torrential rains have pounded Rajkot in Gujarat and turned the city resembled a huge water body. So far 50,000 people have been evacuated to safer areas while 12 people have died due to floods in the state. Rajkot received more than 15 inches of rain on Thursday night. Trikon Bagh,...
  • Identity of HIV/AIDS patients not to be disclosed: Gujarat HC August 23, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court on Friday asked the state government to ensure that identity of HIV/AIDS patients who are treated at the government hospitals is not disclosed. In the judgement on a PIL, the division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice JB Pardiwala said, "Identity of patients who come...
  • Pakistan expected to release 365 Indian fishermen on August 24 August 16, 2013

    The Pakistan government is expected to release 365 Indian fishermen from its custody on August 24, a Gujarat government source said. "We have received this information from the Union External Affairs Ministry of the government of India and we are waiting for official written communication in this regard," he said. There...
  • Modi betrayed people of Gujarat by announcing false packages: GPP August 10, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Keshubhai Patelled Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) on Saturday alleged that Chief Minister Narendra Modi had "betrayed" the people of the state by announcing "false" special packages worth over Rs 39,000 crore during his Sadbhavana Mission fasts held in 2011. Terming Modi's Sadbhavna fasts as purely "political" in nature, GPP...
  • Gujarat: MiG29 fighter aircraft crashes; pilot safe June 24, 2013

    Jamnagar: A MiG29 fighter aircraft on a routine sortie on Monday crashed near Lalparda village in Gujarat's Jamnagar district, with the pilot ejecting safely. "A MiG29 fighter jet today crashed at 13.30 hours near Lalparda village south of Khambhalia town," IAF officials said. The aircraft was on on a routine...
  • RIL to restart crude unit in 12 days after fire December 21, 2012

    Singapore: Reliance Industries will restart a crude distillation unit one to two days after a fire at its older, 660,000 barrelsperday (bpd) refinery in Jamnagar, a company spokesman said on Friday. The fire broke out during maintenance on the unit, which was shut at the time, said Reliance spokesman Tushar...
  • BJP will get a majority but a reduced majority: Meghdoot Sharon December 12, 2012

    Why did Rahul Gandhi keep off campaigning in Gujarat till the last moment? Is it because the Congress has accepted defeat even before the actual polls? CNNIBN's Ahmedabad bureau chief Meghdoot Sharon joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. If my guess is right, if Congress losses badly...
  • Gujarat: Will water woes drown Modi in Saurashtra? December 9, 2012

    Rajkot: The persistent water woes of Saurashtra, a scarcityprone area of Gujarat, has become one of the main poll issues in the 2012 assembly elections in Rajkot as people are angry that virtually nothing has been done in the last ten years to resolve the problem permanently. Saurashtra, an area...
  • Survey: Bizarre small town sex facts you didn't know December 4, 2012

    The INDIA TODAYNielsen Sex Survey of four metros (Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai) as well as 12 towns (Hisar, Moradabad, Kota, Kolhapur, Jamnagar, Ratlam, Salem, Kottayam, Guntur, Asansol, Baleshwar and Aizawl) throws up some interesting facts about how people from India's small towns behave between the sheets. The 10th annual sex...
  • Gujarat: Probe ordered into midair crash August 30, 2012

    At least nine Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel were killed in a midair collision of two MI17 helicopters near Jamnagar Air Force Station in Gujarat on Thursday. ...
  • 9 dead as 2 IAF MI17 choppers collide midair August 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: At least nine Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel have been killed in a midair collision of two MI17 helicopters near Jamnagar Air Force Station in Gujarat. The tragic accident in which five officers and four other ranks lost their lives took place at around 12:05 pm on Thursday; just...
  • Midair collision rare, need to find out cause: IAF sources August 30, 2012

    Five minutes after taking off on training sorties, two Air Force helicopters collided midair in Gujarat, leaving eight dead. ...
  • Two Air Force choppers collide midair, 8 dead August 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Eight Indian Air Force personnel were killed after two Air Force MI17 helicopters crashed near Sarmat village in Jamnagar in Gujarat after a midair collision on Thursday. There were four people on board each MI17 helicopter and all of them died in the tragic crash. One of the helicopters caught...
  • Gujarat: IB issues possible LeT terror alert May 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau has issued an alert of a possible terror strike in Gujarat. A specific input from the Intelligence Bureau indicated that six terrorists from the LashkareTaiba are likely to target Ahmedabad and Jamnagar. Police on Saturday searched residential areas around major petroleum refiners in the Jamnagar city,...
  • Jamnagar case: Bailable warrant issued against Bhatt May 2, 2012

    Jamnagar: A court in Jamkhambhalia on Tuesday issued bailable warrant against suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt for not appearing during the hearing of a case of alleged police atrocity, which had resulted in one death. Sessions judge NT Solanki issued bailable warrants against Bhatt and four other police personnel who did...
  • Modi to sit on a daylong fast again today December 20, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will sit on a daylong 'sadbhavna fast', his fourth fast in 'sadbhawna series', in Jamnagar on Tuesday. Not to be left behind, the Congress is going to stage a parallel fast in the same town. Ahead of the fast, Jamnagar BJP city unit has planned...
  • Jamnagar case: SC asks Bhatt to approach HC November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was on Friday asked by the Supreme Court to withdraw his petition in connection with the Jamnagar custodial torture case. The officer complied with the instructions of the court and withdrew the petition. The apex court asked Bhatt to approach High Court in connection...
  • Apex court to hear Sanjiv Bhatt's plea today November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the plea of suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, challenging the legality of the proceedings initiated against him in Jamnagar custodial torture case of 1990. An apex court bench of Justice P Sathasivam and Justice BS Chauhan had said the matter would be...
  • Six held for kidnapping, gangraping girl in Gujarat August 31, 2009

    Jamnagar (Gujarat): Jamnagar police on Suday arrested six men in connection with the alleged gangrape of a 17yearold girl. Police Inspector B C Modi said that one Mehul Rawal was the main person who enticed the girl into coming with him and his friends and later gangraped her in Jamnagar...
  • Gujarat Hospital puts sticker to mark patient as HIV+ June 20, 2009

    New Delhi: In a case of discrimination, humiliation and insensitive treatment to an HIV positive patient in Gujarat's Jamnagar a woman who tested positive for HIV has been branded in public. The government hospital in Jamnagar singled out the 27yearold pregnant woman by pasting a sticker on her head declaring her...
  • IAF's MiG29 crashes in Arabian Sea, pilot bails out September 1, 2008

    Jamnagar: A MiG29 jet fighter of the Indian Air Force crashed in the Arabian Sea off Jamnagar coast during a training mission around noon on Monday but the pilot ejected safely. Flight Lieutenant Dheer, was rescued after he bailed out of the aircraft which crashed at 11:53 hours, an IAF spokesman...
  • Min of Defence says so no security to Reliance oil unit December 4, 2007

    Former joint director of the India's Intelligence Bureau, M K Dhar says the request of the Ambanis was genuine. ...
  • Students beaten up by seniors | Ragging, the horror August 7, 2007

    Jamnagar (Gujarat): Bruised legs, scratched backs and fractured hands these are the scars of the ragging Purushottam Kumar and his friends have had to endure at the Balachhadi Sainik School in Jamnagar. Fearing more assaults by their seniors, 43 Class X students ran away from the school on Sunday...
  • Fire at Essar oil pipeline, 4 dead February 1, 2007

    Ahmedabad: Four people were killed and 16 others injured in a fire that broke out in the Essar's refinery complex in Vadinar on Thursday . The fire broke out at 00:30 hours IST last night at the CFP plant of Essar refinery. It was brought under control within a few hours....
  • MiG crash in Jamnagar, pilot safe November 21, 2006

    New Delhi: A MiG29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near the Jamnagar airbase in Gujarat on Tuesday evening. The aircraft was on a routine nightflying sortie when it crashed shortly after takeoff. The pilot ejected safely. This is IAF's fifth fighter crash of the year so far....
  • RIL to restart firehit unit soon November 6, 2006

    New Delhi: Reliance Industries Ltd on Monday said that it is likely to repair and restart the firedamaged secondary oil processing unit at its Jamnagar refinery by this monthend. "We have started rebuilding the damaged unit. The damage is not of such a large magnitude as was projected. It will take...
  • Reliance refutes gas crisis story October 27, 2006

    Jamnagar/New Delhi: The Mukesh Ambani led Reliance group has refuted media reports about the possibility of LPG crisis in the country due to Wednesday's fire at its Jamnagar refinery. Reliance Industries Ltd group president Parimal Nathwani said the company had not suffered any production loss due to the accident and a...
  • No LPG crunch after refinery fire October 26, 2006

    New Delhi: The Reliance Industry Limited (RIL)owned refinery at Jamnagar has begun working at 100 per cent capacity output and there will be no shortage of petroleum products including Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), at any of its stations, company sources said on Thursday. Reliance Refinery, the biggest in the country and...