Young man attacked over financial dispute

Young man attacked over financial dispute

RAJKOT: A 27-year-old man was attacked with an axe over a financial dispute in Vavdigam area of Rajkot on Friday night. Police said was attacked by a person identified as Faizal, Micheal Bharwad and four unidentified assailants. Bhanderi was rushed to from where he lodged a complaint against the assailants. In his complaint, Bhanderi said he had called up Gunwant Meghana to recover Rs 2,500 from him which he had […]

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22-yr-old labourer electrocuted in tank; negligence alleged

22-yr-old labourer electrocuted in tank; negligence alleged

RAJKOT: A 22-year-old labourer was electrocuted on Saturday after coming in with an electric motor installed in an underground water tank in which he had stepped down to clean. The incident occurred at Chandreshnagar Pumping Station of ward number 13 of (RMC) where the deceased identified as Ganwant , a resident of in Raiyadhar of Rajkot, had gone into the water tank along with 25 labourers on Saturday morning. “Rathod […]

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Now, tourists can book lion safari 30 minutes prior to visit

Now, tourists can book lion safari 30 minutes prior to visit

RAJKOT: In a major boost to tourists wanting to seen the endangered Asiatic lion in its natural habitat, the forest department has relaxed rules for bookings being done online. According to the new rules, tourist can now book a lion safari online just 30 minutes prior to his visit. The forest department has also introduced concept of waiting list for benefit of tourists. The visit permit cancellation time has also […]

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Lion cub rescued from 10-ft pit

Lion cub rescued from 10-ft pit

RAJKOT: A lion cub was rescued from a in village of taluka in on Saturday. According to locals, the lion cub, about seven-months-old, fell into the pit while moving around in the village. When people came to know about it, they informed the forest department. The forest officials have rescued the cub after struggling for a couple of hours. They first diverted the attention of the cub and wrapped its […]

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Counterfeit currency of Rs 9.67 lakh seized; 2 nabbed

Counterfeit currency of Rs 9.67 lakh seized; 2 nabbed

RAJKOT: Two persons have been arrested with counterfeit currency of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 denominations worth more than Rs 9.67 lakh at a factory on in Bhavnagar district. However, third accused in the case has managed to give police the slip. The arrests and seizure were effected late on Friday jointly by the officials of Bhavnagar Special Operations Group (SOG) and Vallabhipur police station. Bhavnagar SOG officials received a […]

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After row, MSU keeps alumni fees optional for students

After row, MSU keeps alumni fees optional for students

Vadodara: After getting representations against hike in convocation fees that students are supposed to pay ahead of the 66th annual convocation, M S University officials have announced that they will keep the component of lifetime alumni fee optional. The university had earlier issued a notification whereby all graduating students were supposed to pay Rs1,410 including Rs410 for degree certificates and Rs1,000 for lifetime alumni fees. But a group of senate […]

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Spar over MSUSU’s annual youth festival continues

Spar over MSUSU’s annual youth festival continues

VADODARA: Row over the forthcoming annual youth festival of M S () continued at M S University campus on Saturday as well. It was on Friday that the meeting of MSUSU witnessed a spat between union‘s general secretary (GS) Priyanka Patel and its vice-president (VP) Rati over the dates on which the union‘s cricket tournament and annual youth festival should be held. Based on majority view at the meeting, MSUSU […]

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