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Maharashtra: Rail services hit after 2 wagons of goods train catch fire 9.11.2018 Rediff: News
The Fire incident took place late on Thursday night between Dahanu Road and Vangaon Railway Stations.
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Text of PM’s speech at a public meeting in Valsad, Gujarat 23.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Text of PM’s speech at a public meeting in Valsad, Gujarat
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eGruhapravesh of 1.15 lakh houses in Gujarat; PM Modi dreams a house for every family by 2022 23.8.2018 Sify Finance
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PM witnesses collective e-Gruhpravesh of beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana; lays foundation stone of Astole Water Supply Scheme at Jujwa village, Valsad 23.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today joined thousands of people in witnessing the collective e-Gruhpravesh of beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin) at a large public meeting in Jujwa village of Valsad district in Gujarat.
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PM to visit Gujarat on 23rd August 22.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Gujarat on 23rd August, 2018. At a large public meeting in Jujwa village of Valsad district, the Prime Minister will witness the collective e-Gruhpravesh of beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin) – a flagship scheme of the Union Government which envisions “Housing for All.” More than one lakh houses have been completed in the State of Gujarat.
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Heavy rains in south Gujarat for next 24 hours 5.8.2018 DNA: Top News
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains for the next 24 hours in the south Gujarat region, primarily in the Valsad and Navsari districts. There is an upper air cyclonic circulation, currently, that lies over south Gujarat and the adjoining North Konkan region, extending from 3.1km above mean sea level tiling southwards with height persists. Moreover, a trough line was seen extending from the south Gujarat coast towards the southern parts. Due to both the systems, rains are very much likely in some pockets. In north Gujarat, light rains are expected while heavy to moderate rains might hit the southern part of the state. Kutch region is expected to remain dry. In Ahmedabad meanwhile, there is a possibility of light rains on Sunday. As per the weatherman, the weather will be cloudy for the day with a maximum temperature of 34 degree Celsius while minimum could be 25 degree Celsius. Light rains in some pockets On Saturday, rainfall occured at a few places in south Gujarat. Kaprada ...
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2 dead, 3,500 relocated as rains lash parts of Gujarat 17.7.2018 Rediff: News
Many towns in Gir Somnath turned into islands as the district has been witnessing heavy rains for the third consecutive day.
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Bullet train: Gujarat government initiates land acquisition in 175 villages sans SIA 12.7.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The Gujarat government has started the process of land acquisition for the bullet train project in 175 villages without social impact assessment (SIA). The government is now mulling out-of-court settlements with the farmers of 21 villages who have challenged the land acquisition process in the high court. The government has already issued the notification for the land acquisition. Revenue Minister Kaushik Patel said: "We are following the process as per the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Gujarat Amendment) Act, 2016. The notification for acquisition also has been issued under Article 11 of the said Act. We will strictly abide by the act, but we will also make sure that no injustice is meted out to the farmers for this project." It is noteworthy that the Gujarat government has done away with the procedure of SIA when the Center's Act of 2013 was amended. The project passes through eight districts – Ahmedabad, Kheda, Anand, Vadodara, ...
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Light rain in Ahmedabad, NDRF deployed in south Gujarat 12.7.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The state government has deployed three NDRF teams in southern Gujarat region to deal with monsoon-related emergencies. The Met department has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall for the next four days in southern Gujarat and some parts of Saurashtra. "Following the forecast of heavy rains, we have three NDRF teams on standby for south Gujarat. I have taken stock of the situation via video conference with the collectors of the respective districts. As of now, the situation in the state is under control. Additional enforcements has been provided by the state government," said Pankaj Kumar, principal secretary, revenue department. Life at Valsad district was normal after two days of heavy rainfall. "Till Tuesday night, Auranga river had reached the danger mark. As the rain stopped for a few hours, the risk has been avoided. Kaprada and Umargam are getting the highest rainfall. We are maintaining contact with all areas. Fishermen have been asked not to venture into the sea," said CR Kharsan, collector, ...
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Rain merry in south Gujarat, Saurashtra 4.7.2018 DNA: Money
Heavy rain was reported at several places in south Gujarat and Saurashtra on Tuesday, in what was the most widespread rainfall of the season so far. According to officials at the State Emergency Operation Centre (SOEC) in Gandhinagar, rainfall was recorded across 130 talukas in 23 out of the 33 districts in the state. Two talukas each in Surat, Navsari, and Valsad recorded 4-5.5 inch rainfall between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm on Tuesday. Choryasi taluka of Surat recorded 5.5 inch rain, the highest in the state, followed by Navsari's Jalalpor with 4.5 inch, and Surat city with 4.25 inch. Complaints of waterlogging were reported in many of these places. Seven other talukas in south Gujarat and Saurashtra recorded 3-4 inch rain, whereas 15 others received 2-3 inch rainfall, officials said. Twenty other talukas received between 1 and 2 inch of rainfall on Tuesday. SEOC data showed that many places in north Gujarat, as well as central Gujarat, also received light to moderate rainfall during the day. Moderate to ...
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FOB collapse in Mumbai disrupts NWR train traffic 4.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
The collapse of a part of foot overbridge in Mumbai’s Andheri area, affected train traffic of NWR region. This  has affected the travel plans of passengers who were travelling from Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bikaner and other cities to Mumbai. Five trains were either cancelled or partially cancelled after the incident happened in Mumbai. Chief public relation officer of NWR Tarun Jain informed that train number 12980 Jaipur Bandra Terminus Express will terminate at Valsad while 12979 Bandra Terminus Jaipur Express will also operate from Valsad. Similarly, train number 12215 Delhi Sarai Rohilla Bandra Terminus Garib Rath will also operate till Borilvali and will move back on return journey to Jaipur from Borivali itself. The train 14707 which runs between Bikaner and Dadar  is being terminated at  Kandivali while the Jodhpur Bandra Terminus Suryanagri Express will be running till Dahanu Road railway station. Another train 22473 which runs between Bikaner and Bandra Terminus will also operate till Valsad. NWR has ...
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Rains continue in south and north Gujarat; Ahmedabad dry 29.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Light to moderate rainfall was recorded at several places in south and north Gujarat on Thursday, official sources said, even as rain continues to elude Ahmedabad. The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall in north Gujarat over the next two days. The IMD said that heavy to very heavy rainfall occurred at isolated places in north Gujarat on Thursday. Rainfall occurred at a few places in Gujarat region, and at isolated places in Saurashtra. The State Emergency Operation Centre at Gandhinagar said that rainfall was recorded in 40 talukas spread across 15 districts between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm on Thursday. Bardoli taluka of Surat recorded 36 mm rainfall, the highest in the state, followed by Jesar taluka of Bhavnagar with 34 mm, Saraswati taluka of Patan with 31 mm, and Vadgam taluka of Banaskantha with 29 mm. Kaprada and Umargam talukas of Valsad recorded 24 mm and 23 mm rainfall respectively. Valod taluka of Tapi also recorded 23 mm during the day today. Light rainfall ...
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Rain continues to lash south Gujarat 27.6.2018 DNA: India
Rain continued to lash south Gujarat for the third consecutive day on Tuesday even as it continued to give a miss to most other parts of the state, including Ahmedabad. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), light to moderate rains are likely in parts of Saurashtra and Kutch over the next four days. The IMD said monsoon was vigorous over Gujarat region, and heavy to very heavy rainfall, with isolated extreme heavy falls occurred in the state in 24 hours. However, the intensity was lesser on Tuesday. Officials at the State Emergency Operation Centre (SOEC) in Gandhinagar said Subir taluka of Dangs district recorded 52 mm rainfall between 8 am and 6 pm on Tuesday, the highest in the state. It was followed by Dangs taluka with 24 mm, Nizar in Tapi district with 16 mm, and Dharampur in Valsad with 12 mm. Some parts of Navsari and Bharuch in south Gujarat, and Kheda, Dahod and Chhota Udepur in central Gujarat also received some rainfall. With the exception of Jafrabad taluka of Amreli, which ...
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Advisory Forecast for Rapid Rise in Water Levels of Rivers in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Assam, Meghalaya And North Bengal Following Heavy Rainfall 26.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The India Meteorological Department has forecast heavy to very heavy rains for the next three days in Gujarat region – that is from today to the 28th of June, and heavy to very heavy rains for this entire week in Konkan and Goa, Coastal Karnataka, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura Due to this warning, there is likelihood of rise in water levels in various river basins.
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Gujarat: Thundershower, light rains today 25.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The long hot spell gripping Ahmedabad was finally gone after the city witnessed moderate rainfall on Sunday. The rains, which was recorded at 13 mm, were accompanied by strong winds. Maninagar in the South Zone, which received the highest rainfall, recorded a downpour of 33 mm in the early morning hours. Apart from Ahmedabad, Surat, Bhavnagar, Amreli and Rajkot also received moderate rainfall, IMD said. Ninety-seven talukas across 23 districts also received rains early in the morning. The maximum rainfall was recorded at Umbergaon in Valsad. Foram Shah,a homemaker, said that hopefully, the city will get good rains this year. "I am just glad that the monsoon is finally here. It seemed like the summer would never end. If we get adequate rainfall it will also help solve our water problems," said Shah. Kusum Desai, a senior citizen, said the rains will give a much-needed respite from the heat. "The rains made me so happy. It was very humid for the last many days and suddenly the weather has turned pleasant. ...
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Vadodara student stabbing: Teen killed junior to take revenge on school 24.6.2018 Rediff: News
A police official said the accused revealed during questioning that he committed the crime because he wanted to "defame" the school after being scolded by teachers three days before the incident for passing off someone else's homework as his own.
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Heavy rains likely in south Gujarat next week 24.6.2018 DNA: Money
Ahmedabad city will witness cloudy weather next week, while the southern part of the state will witness heavy rains, the weather department said in a statement on Saturday. While mercury will drop in the city, humidity will rise. Thunderstorm and dust-storms are also likely in the city during the week. The sky remained overcast in the city on Saturday, while parts of south Gujarat and Saurashtra received rains on Saturday. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that heavy rains are likely at isolated places in districts of Surat, Tapi, Valsad, Navsari, Dangs, Daman, Dadra Nagar Haveli till Monday morning. While light to moderate rains are likely in districts of south Gujarat as well as isolated places in north Gujarat, Saurashtra and Kutch for most of the days during the week. Rains may be accompanied by thunderstorms or dust-storms. Ahmedabad recorded maximum temperature of 39 degree Celsius on Saturday and it is likely to remain about 38-39 degree centigrade next week. Rains continued in ...
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Vadodara police nab minor who murdered Class 9 boy in school loo 24.6.2018 DNA: Money
The Vadodara police nabbed a 16-year-old boy from Valsad for murdering 14-year-old Dev Tadvi, who was found dead in the washroom of Shri Bharati School in Baranpura area of Vadodara, of Friday morning. In what can only be termed as bizarre, police investigation revealed that the accused didn't have any personal enmity with the deceased, but killed Tadvi only to ruin the name of the school, after he was caught copying last year during exams. Manoj Sasidhar, Vadodara Police Commissioner, said: "The accused and victim didn't have any connection, both of them didn't even know each other. It was Tadvi's second day at school. The accused randomly chose Tadvi, took him to the washroom and killed him. It could have been any other student." Further interrogations revealed that the accused had been planning to kill a student for a while. The police have found a coconut chopping knife, knuckles and a bottle full of chilly powder from the bag of the accused, which he had brought from his house. According to the ...
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Class 10 student held for death of junior in Vadodara school 23.6.2018 Rediff: News
The killing was a grim reminder of the murder of a seven-year-old student in Gurgaon last year.
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Vadodara student murder: Prime accused, minor, traced to Valsad; to be questioned 23.6.2018 DNA: India
The Vadodara police have managed to track down the prime suspect in the murder of a Class IX student, whose body was found in a toilet in a government-run school. According to an Indian Express report, the suspect was traced to Valsad and brought to Vadodara for questioning. The police had recovered a bag containing seven sharp-edged weapons and a liquid mixture of chilli powder from a terrace adjacent to the school building on Friday, believed to belong to the accused. The police have also sought the help of an NGO to help in the questioning, as the accused is a minor. On Friday, a student spotted the body of Dev Kishan Tadvi, 14, in the boys' loo on the first floor of Shree Bharti School and alerted the teachers, prompting the staff to call the police. Dev had been slashed at least 10 times, they said. "The police recovered a bag lying near a temple adjoining the school. It had a sword and a bottle of water containing chilli powder. We suspect that the accused threw the bag from the terrace of the ...
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