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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Dwarka - Lauji promised more Lines, better station

Lalu promices long distance trains and better Railway platform for Dwarka.

Lalu prasad Yadav promised on thursday that Rs. 2 Crore will be spent on modification of Dwarka Railway Station. Looks of the new station will be based on Dwarka Jagat Mandir.

 He also stated plan for Dwarka-Diu rail line to connect Dwarka and Somnath,

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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Lalu Prasad Yadav to Visit Dwarka

After Canceling his trip twice, Rail Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav will be visiting Dwarka tomorrow. He will reach Rajkot in a special train and will visit Somnath, later he will visit Jagannath Mandir at Dwarka. Jamnagar MP Vikram Madam will also join him.

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Piramal - KPT : More Business in Jamnagar

Piramal will soon start its "Piramal Diagnostics" center franchisee in Jamnagar. The company has plans to set up centers in Rajkot and Bhavnagar as well.

In another business news, KPT is planning to create logistics hub at Vadinar,

Kandla Port Trust (KPT) is working on to develop integrated port facilities at Vadinar. This proposed facility will host offshore berthing, dry bulk cargo handling, liquid bulk terminal, bunker complex, ship building and ship repair activities.

In addition, KPT will install a single point mooring and allied facilities as well, this will be the first such installation in the Gulf of Kachch.

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10 Dead -25 Injured in Boat Capsizing

At least 10 People were killed when a boat carrying around 50 people capsized and sank near Bedi. The accident occur ed at around 11.00 AM.
All the passengers were on their way to Pir Dargah (Khwaja Khizer Alaihisalaam) located on Pirotan Island, which is around 23 KM away from Bedi Port. Local fisherman started the rescue work which was later taken up by Jamnagar Fire Brigade and Gujarat Maritime Board.

Around 25 other were injured and are under treatment at Jamnagar's Guru Gobind Singh (Irwin) Hospital.

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Monday, October 13, 2008

Essar Reducing SEZ Size to One-Fifth

In a setback news for Jamnagar industries, Essar Oil Ltd, a $50 billion Essar Group company is asking for Centre's approval to reduce the size of its Jamnagar special economic zone (SEZ) to around 200 hectare (less than one-fifth) from 1,125 hectare.

Also the company also wants to reclassify the proposed project as petrochemical SEZ Only. Reason being that the company has been facing problem in land acquisition and finance.

Although the company officials neither approved nor denied the matter, they do reconfirmed that capacity of their exiting 10.5 MTPA refinery will be expanded to around 34-35 MTPA.

Officials said ditto for the 1,200 mw captive power plant (under construction at Vadinar)

Essar's next Jamnagar venture, 1,200 mw imported coal-based power plant at Salaya had cleared all documentation hurdles, this project is under MOU with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd for supply of 1,000 mw on long-term basis, this plant's construction and maint. is executed by a Chinese company.

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Cricket Bungalow - Diamond Jubilee Celebreations

Ajitsinh Cricket pavilion (Cricket Bungalow) will be celebrating its Diamond Jubilee, and Jamnagar is doing all to celebrate 100th anniversary of this landmark monument to Indian cricket.

ADC Mukesh Pandya announced that All India Inter School (Under-16) Cricket tournament is being organized from 16-10 to 22-10, the event is named after legendary Test Cricket Player from Jamnagar, Vinu mankad.

Around 35 team will be participating in the event, apart from the main stadium, various school grounds are also reserved for the event.

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Sunday, October 12, 2008

Kingfisher - Jamnagar - Mumbai Service

Kingfisher airlines will start 144 seater (A-320) Flight between Jamnagar and Mumbai From 26-Oct-2008, this will be a relief as the Indian Airlines was the only player in market and its rates were unchallenged.


As on Today the Rates are slightly cheap as compared to IA.

I have checked the rates and its 4375/- from BOM to JAM , including all taxes. (Even in the vacation season)


Check http://www.flykingfisher.com/index.asp for Diwali bookings.


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Monday, October 6, 2008

Sahara City - 50 Crore Fine Imposed

Sahara Prime City Limited (SPCL), a subsidiary of the Sahara Group is under the Jamnagar district administration Scanner.

City administration has issued a notice to Sahara to pay a stamp duty penalty of Rs 48.69 crore.

Chandrakant Pandya, Jamnagar Dty Stamp Duty Collector confirmed this news, however Sahara has denied the allegation.

Sahara is building their ambitious Sahara City project at Dhuvav village, 8 km from Jamnagar city.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Mukesh Ambani's New House

Updated : New Photo of Mukesh Ambani's Multi-Billion Dollar House


















Exterior

Antilla, the partially completed home of Mumbai-based petrochemicals giant Reliance Industries head Mukesh Ambani, will stand 27 stories high and is expected to cost $2 billion. Ambani, the fifth richest man in the world, his wife and three children currently live in a 22-story Mumbai tower the family has spent years remodeling and refashioning to meet its needs.

Lobby

Nine elevators dot the lobby floor: Two are designated for parking areas, three for guest quarters, two for the Ambani family residences and two for service. The lobby opens to numerous lounges, reception areas and powder rooms. Dual stairways lead from the lobby floor down to the ballroom, which is designed in an open layout with a two-story roof.

Ballroom

The most striking features of the Antilla ballroom are the crystal chandeliers that will take up approximately 80% of the ceiling. The silver stairways lead to a central landing, behind which two retractable doors can open to display works of art. There is also a stage for entertainment or speeches, with a projection screen behind it. A kitchen, about the same size as the ballroom itself, can service hundreds of guests.

Bathroom

One of Antilla's key design themes is the mix of lavish features seen in worldwide homes and elements that are distinctly Indian. The Gingko-leaf sink designs are a good example. Native to India, the leaves in the sinks are shaped in such a way that their stems guide water into the bowl created by the basket of the leaf.

Traditional Lounge

Ambani's home features countless lounges, offering Reliance Industries guests a quiet escape. Chandeliers and mirrors are a common feature of these rooms, as are finely woven Indian area rugs.

Modern Lounge

Each space and floor uses materials not seen anywhere else. The idea is that spaces will blend into one another, giving the impression of consistency and flow, while at the same time displaying different influences and traditions. This furniture, floors, lines and dark woods of this lounge have a more minimalist approach than the home's other lounges.

Entertainment Level

It's very common in large homes to have a theater or screening room, but usually they're just large projection screens with a few nice seats. The Ambani's theater is more like those seen in George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch or Frank Pritt's Portabello Estate--a full-fledged theater, indistinguishable from a cinema. A wine room, snack bar and entertaining space, including couches and tables, fill out the room.

Health Level

The indoor/outdoor health level features a lap pool and Jacuzzi that take in views of the city skyline, as well as lounge chairs shaded by trees. Yoga and dance studios, changing rooms for men and women, gyms and a solarium with a juice bar fill out the interior space. There are plans to include an ice room in the center space, where the Ambanis could sit on a hot Mumbai day to cool off in a man-made snow flurry.

Garage

The first six floors of the residence will be dedicated to parking for the Ambani family, guests and employees. Hanging vertical gardens dot the exterior. While they make for good decoration, their key function has to do with energy efficiency: The hydroponic plants, grown in liquid nutrient solutions instead of soil, lower the energy footprint of the home by absorbing heat and sunlight and providing shade that helps keep it cool.

Roof

The top floor features a covered, outdoor entertaining space with panoramic views of the Mumbai skyline as well as the Arabian Sea. On those days when it's too hot, or cold, an interior space with floor-to-ceiling windows provides the same luxury.


for Pics see :
http://www.forbes.com/2008/04/30/home-india-billion-forbeslife-cx_mw_0430realestate_slide_2.html?thisSpeed=20000&boxes=custom

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