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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

New Poll - Favourite Jamnagari Place

New Poll announced on Jamnagar News

Subject - Favourite Jamnagari Place

Monday, November 24, 2008

Jamnagar IAF Personnel's wife raped in Hariyana

Indian Army's Western Command is in news now.

Wife of a IAF personnel currently deported at Jamnagar raped by two medical attendants at the Army Western Command hospital in Haryana's Panchkula district.

Victim went to the hospital to see one of her relatives who was admitted in the hospital.
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Sunday, November 23, 2008

Brass Parts Export Graph - 20- 60% Down

Jamnagar accounts for over 80 per cent of the total production of brass parts in the country.

This decline in demand for brass products is caused by two things, one due to price hike in raw material and fuel, On the other side export orders decline for the machine tools industry declined the exports to next 20-30%.

Eighty per cent of the 4,000 brass parts units in Jamnagar ( All small scale industries) are on the death-bed as the industry is plunging into a recession. out of total brass consumption of 50 lakh container per month, (each of 20 tonnes wight), Jamnagar accounts for 80 per cent of total brass components, this includes electrical, automobile or sanitary appliance items in India.

This year only Brass industry saw around 30 per cent decline in export revenues.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Whale Shark Preservation by Fishermen

Jamnagar's local fishing community will join endangered whale shark preservation.

Whale sharks can grow up to 45 feet, they weigh around 12 tonne and are known to live up to 100 years, they are docile and completely harmless to human beings and are found mainly in warm waters. The Wildlife Trust of India, State Forests and Environment Department and the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) of Goa is conducting five-year research to study whale shark habitat, map their migration, various aspects of their life cycles and genetic patterns.

This program also launches coral - reef study program, funded by Jamnagar-based Tata Chemicals Limited.

As a part of the program, local fishermen will be trained to collect samples and also be taught how to click photographs of whale sharks using underwater cameras. Later this images will be used for identification of the whale sharks.

Five year study plan is as follows

  • First Year - Hydrography and study of patterns of whale shark migration to Saurashtra Coastline.
  • Second Year - Population check and dotted pattern analysis.
  • Third / Fourth Year - GPS Tracking and Satelite Tagging.
  • Fifth Year - Experimenting and Genetic behavior study.

Coral research study might work out a new proposed research center at Dwarka or Mithapura in Jamnagar.
      
Religious leader like Morari Bapu many others are supporting this Gentle cause, coast guards too will be helping whale sharks to fight against poachers.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Jamnagar - Recent News

City morning is now foggy with begining of the winter.

Dwarka -  Murali Mandir Entrance is now open.

Lohana Samaj is celebrating Jalaram Jayanti.