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  • 9 more die of swine flu; toll reaches 362 in Gujarat March 12, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Swine flu on Wednesday claimed nine more lives in Gujarat, taking the toll this year to 362 while 90 more cases of the infection were reported. "Two deaths each have been reported in Jamnagar and Surat districts and one each in Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Patan, Tapi and Botad districts," said a...
  • Sonam will be back home in about 10 days, says Anil Kapoor March 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor says his actress daughter Sonam Kapoor, who has been diagnosed with swine flu, is improving but will be under observation for a few days. The actor-producer was present at an event in Mumbai on Monday, when he was asked about the 'Khoobsurat' actress' health. He said: "Last night...
  • Sonam Kapoor suffering from cough and cold; sources close to the actress refute Swine Flu rumours February 28, 2015

    Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor is suffering from cough and cold, not swine flu, a source close to the actress clarified after rumours that the actress has been admitted to a hospital in Rajkot. "Sonam does not have swine flu as the rumours are claiming. She went to the hospital just for a...
  • Air India's New Delhi-Rajkot flight to operate from today February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: National passenger carrier Air India said it will connect New Delhi to Rajkot from Monday. The airline said it will deploy its new 70-seater ATR-72-600 aircraft on the route and will operate flights six days a week except Wednesday. According to the airline, Rajkot will be connected directly to...
  • Narendra Modi's supporters in Gujarat build a temple dedicated to him February 11, 2015

    After an expensive suit embroidered with his name all over it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon have a temple dedicated to him. The temple in Modi's home state of Gujarat is ready and will be thrown open to public on Sunday. The temple, situated in Kotharia village near Rajkot, has...
  • Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja sues Rajkot newspaper for defamation January 20, 2015

    Jamnagar: Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja on Tuesday filed a defamation suit against the editor of a Rajkot-based evening newspaper for defamation, seeking damages of Rs 51 crore. Principal senior civil judge P B Parmar issued a summons to Satish Mehta, editor and owner of 'Aabtak', asking him to remain present...
  • Girls must not wear short tops to avoid rape, says Rajkot BJP mayor December 24, 2014

    Rajkot: Rajkot city mayor Raksha Boriya on Wednesday suggested that girls should not wear short tops to avoid rape and sexual assaults and to "conserve Indian values", drawing sharp criticism from several quarters. "In the context of sexual assaults and other crimes on our young girls, I will say that...
  • Was shocked to see my name in Centre's affidavit on black money: PC Lodhiya October 27, 2014

    Bullion trader from Rajkot PC Lodhiya who has been named in the government's affidavit said that he was shocked to see his name in the affidavit submitted by the Centre to the Supreme Court. He also added that there has been no formal communication from the government. "I do not...
  • Women constables tie rakhis to traffic violators in Rajkot August 10, 2014

    Rajkot: The Rajkot police on Sunday turned 'Raksha Bandhan' festival into a unique drive to spread awareness on traffic rules, wherein women constables tied rakhis to violators of traffic norms. "The traffic branch of Rajkot city police adopted a unique way wherein female police constables tied rakhis to those persons who...
  • Gujarat: Motherdaughter die after consuming local cold drink July 14, 2014

    Rajkot: A woman and her threeyearold daughter died after allegedly consuming a locallymade cold drink at their residence in Laxmivadi area on Sunday, police said. Fortyyearold Rekha Dhana and her minor daughter Hemangi started vomiting after consuming a local brand of cold drinks, LR Gohil, Police SubInspector of Bhaktinagar police station...
  • Murder of Asaram's exaide shows complete breakdown of law & order in Gujarat: Congress June 10, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Raking up the murder of Amrut Prajapati, a former aideturnedbaiter of selfstyled godman Asaram by unidentified persons, the opposition Congress on alleged that the law and order situation in BJPruled Gujarat has completely deteriorated. "Murder of Amrut Prajapati shows that law and order situation has completely deteriorated in Gujarat....
  • Jeweller carrying more than 4 kg gold arrested April 22, 2014

    A jeweller carrying more than four kg of gold jewellery was caught on Monday at the Gujarat-Madhya Pradesh border at Pitol barrier in a joint action by the flying squad and the police. The jeweller was on his way to Ratlam from Rajkot and was not carrying valid documents to prove...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Super League games to be held in Mumbai, Rajkot April 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Matches in the Super League stage of the 2013-14 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will be played in Rajkot and Mumbai from April 8 to 14, with the final slated to be held in Mumbai. Haryana, Goa, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh are clubbed in Group A, while the other half comprises...
  • Rajkot: Probe against BJP candidate who walked over schoolchildren March 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In more trouble for Mohan Kundariya, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Rajkot who was caught on camera walking over schoolchildren at a yoga camp, the district collectorate has sought a probe against him. The Rajkot Collector on Wednesday asked the Social Justice Department to inquire into the incident. The...
  • Video of Rajkot BJP candidate walking on school children goes viral March 24, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a major embarrassment for the Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party, a video showing the party's Rajkot candidate Mohan Kundariya walking over the backs of school children went viral on messaging application Whatsapp. The video was taken at a yoga camp organised by the Arya Samaj. Kundariya has defended himself...
  • Gujarat Congress fields Koli candidates for 3 LS seats in Saurashtra March 15, 2014

    Apparently keeping the 'caste factor' in mind, opposition Congress has fielded three candidates from the Koli (fisherman) community for Rajkot, Surendranagar and Bhavnagar seats in Saurashtra and Kutch regions. Sitting MP Kunvarji Bavaliya, Soma Koli and Pratap Rathod have been given tickets by the Congress for Rajkot, Surendranagar and Bhavnagar constituencies...
  • Narendra Modi misguiding people on Patel, Mahatma Gandhi: Congress January 27, 2014

    Rajkot: Bringing the issue of legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel back in public discourse, Congress on Monday accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of "misguiding" the common people on leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and the independent India's first home minister. "People of the state are being misguided about Sardar Patel...
  • Gujarat Congress worker gives Rs 600 cr property to domestic help January 14, 2014

    Rajkot: In a generous gift for 40 years of service in Gujarat, a Congress worker, Gajraj Sinh Jadeja, in Rajkot gave away property worth Rs 600 crore to his domestic help. The man who died in September 2013 wrote a will leaving all his property to his help. The will...
  • 10dayold girl in Rajkot gets a PAN card November 3, 2013

    Rajkot: A tenday old girl in Rajkot has become one of the youngest Permanent Account Number (PAN) card holders in the country. According to the girl's father Apoorva Modi and mother Ashiniben Modi, their daughter Aahna Modi, who was born on October 21, 2013 has got the PAN card number. "I had...
  • Five arrested for gangraping mentally challenged woman October 16, 2013

    Rajkot: A 20yearold mentally challenged woman was allegedly gangraped by six persons for three days, police said on Wednesday. The woman, living in Mafatiya Para area of the city with her parents, was missing since October 13. She was found in a dilapidated house near the area Tuesday, where she had...
  • Run feast, rain on menu in IndiaAustralia T20 October 9, 2013

    The lone Twenty20 between India and Australia at Rajkot on Thursday will serve as a perfect appetizer before the main course the sevenmatch ODI series, starting on Sunday. And choice of the venue to kick off a muchawaited tour couldn't have been better as the spectators will throng Rajkot's...
  • India won't take Australia lightly, says Rohit Sharma October 8, 2013

    New Delhi: They maybe a far cry from the melange of talented bunch they once used to be but the current Australian side touring India for the upcoming limitedovers series cannot be taken lightly considering their IPL and CLT20 experience, feels star batsman Rohit Sharma. Rohit's belief stemmed from the Australian...
  • Rain threatens oneoff IndiaAustralia T20 in Rajkot October 8, 2013

    Rajkot: Inclement weather could pose a threat to the IndiaAustralia T20 international match here on Thursday with the Met Department forecasting rainfall over the next 48 hours. There was a heavy downpour on Tuesday afternoon and unseasonal showers could disrupt the oneoff T20 game to be held at the newly built...
  • Amitabh Bachchan threatens legal action over fake YouTube video, Rajkot man apologises August 22, 2013

    A furious Amitabh Bachchan has threatened legal action over a fake YouTube video that suggests he is backing Narendra Modi as the next prime minister. Following Bachchan's strong protest online, a music composer from Rajkot has admitted to having uploaded it on YouTube and has apologised. The 70yearold veteran star, who...
  • Cricket Australia observers visit Khanderi stadium in Rajkot August 21, 2013

    Rajkot: A threemember observer team of Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday visited Saurashtra Cricket Association to review the preparation for the scheduled T20 match between Australia and India at the SCA Stadium Khanderi on October 10 in Rajkot. CA's media manager Adam Fraser, Sean Carroll and Graham Manou visited the SCA...
  • Gujarat: 5 selfimmolate in Rajkot municipal office April 3, 2013

    Rajkot: Five persons, including three women, on Wednesday set themselves ablaze in Rajkot Municipal Corporation office to protest the civic body's alleged demolition drive, police said. The five, identified as Rekha, Asha, Vasumati, Bharat and Girish from Chhotu Nagar area near Raiya Dhar of the city, on Wednesday poured kerosene...
  • Gujarat: More people succumb to swine flu, death toll crosses 100 March 13, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Two people have succumbed to H1N1 virus in various parts of Gujarat in the last 24 hours, the death toll due to swine flue death has risen to 103 even as as many as 133 persons are undergoing treatment at various hospitals. "While one person each from Amreli, Bhavnagar...
  • Raina wicket turned 1st ODI in England's favour: Dhoni January 11, 2013

    Rajkot: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Friday said India could have chased down the stiff 326run target set by England in the first ODI here had he and Suresh Raina stayed till the end. Chasing England's 325 for 4, India lacked the batting firepower and were restricted to a 316 for 9...
  • 1st ODI, Ind vs Eng: as it happened January 11, 2013

    James Tredwell's fourwicket haul helped England beat India by nine runs in the first ODI at Rajkot....
  • India will win 41 against England: Srikkanth January 10, 2013

    Former opener Kris Srikkanth tips India as redhot favourites to beat England in the upcoming ODI series. ...