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Friday, December 7, 2012

Jamnagar - Gujarat Elections 2012

See India TV's Ghamasan at Jamnagar for Jamnagar (Gujarat Elections 2012)


Saturday, December 1, 2012

Vasuben Trivedi's new trouble

A normal meet and greet at a Rajgor Brahmin mass marriage in Jamnagar became latest pain point for Vasuben, BJP candidate for Gujarat Assembly Elections.

It is said that in her speech she asked for vote, denying this Vasuben maintained that the term "vote" was not used.

City congress leaders finally found something to hang on, this was reported to election commission and enquiries are being made.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Watch Kaun Banega Mukhyamantri - Jamnagar


BJP - Two Senior Councillor left BJP



Finally caste politics is showing colors in Jamnagar, in a major set back to BJP candidate and minister of Jamnagar (South) seat Vasuben Trivedi, former deputy mayor Suresh Alariya has quit the party and jas joined Congress candidate Jitu Lal.

He cited lack of space for common men in BJP.

Alariya, represents Kutchi Bhanushali community, was dissatisfied with functioning of Trivedi which led to his decision to campaign for the Congress candidate without joining the party, Kutchi Bhanushali is a strong community in Jamnagar.

Earlier BJP party Councillor Tulshi Sabhaya had left to join GPP (Keshubhai) and file his nomination against Trivedi. A Leuva Patel, Sabhaya has also won the local polls for four consecutive terms.

Alariya is also a sitting Councillor who has won last 4 polls consecutively.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Reliance Refinery in Worlds Top 5 Manufacturing units




Reliance Industries Ltd’s refinery at Jamnagar achieved another milestone, probably most significant till date.

Discovery Channel's selection of five of the world's largest factories includes Reliance Refinery of Jamnagar.




The other four complex are.

  • NASA’s Kennedy Space Centere
  • Posco’s steel plant
  • Volkswagen’s car plant
  • Kitt Green Foods plant 


Reliance Jamnaar Refinery was number one on many parameters such building size, complex size, annual production (tonnage), initial investment and employee strength.

These units were shortlisted from around 70 lakh manufacturing units surveyed worldwide. Discovery  channel then short-listed the world’s five largest organisations, later the channel contacted these organizations to verify the findings.

Later as a part of the program, Discovery Channel team visited Jamnagar and spent three days shooting entire Reliance Complex, this includes Reliance Central control room, Reliance jetty, main tank farms, OSBL, pipe racks and Channel captured stunning aerial views of the refinery complex.

Lalpur - Murder in Court


A 30-year-old man was stabbed to death in court compound at Lalpur.

THe victim  was accused of killing a youth a year ago, the father of the youth stabbed the victim to death.

The victim, Sultan Osman Sama's was on trial for killing Yusuf Sama's son Hanif.

Yusuf did not tried to escape the scene, the killing took place in broad daylight in presence of lawyers and policemen.

Police told that he wanted to take revenge for his son's murder and he regretted that he could not stab him more.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

9 cows mauled to death by train

Around 9 cows were cut to death by a speeeing train near jamnagar.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Chopper crash - nine feared dead

A mid air crash between two Indian air force choppers left all nine crew dead.

More details are awaited...

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Swine flu. 17 year old tested positive

A 17 year old was tested positive on Swine flu.

With death from swime flu reported from bhavnagar also, looks like Saurashtra needs to be put on high alert for Swine flu.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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Sunday, August 12, 2012

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Sunday, July 29, 2012

One More Businessman dies of H1N1

A 45-year-old businessman dies to H1N1 virus in Jamnagar, he was resident of Mehulnagar, Jamnagar.



Bhagvanji Vataliya succumbed to death in a private hospital on Thursday, he ran high fever and cough.



Vataliya's two family members were found positive.



JMC is investigating the nearby areas for possible Swine Flu outbreak, as this is second death from Swine Flu in this month.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Water cut in Jamnagar (Twice in week now)

Lack of adequate rain in Jamnagar led Jamnagar Municipal Corporation (JMC) to announce water cuts in the city.



While JMC was supplying water every alternate day, now the distribution will be just twice a week. JMC sites that the water level are drying up fast and the Narmada water is the only source for supplying drinking water.



JMC complains the in-adequate and irregular supply of Narmada water is adding more problems.



A JMC official quoted that of total requirement of 220 million litres per day (MLD) , 110 MLD water is the Narmada water (50%), But JMC currently receives only 10 MLD (9%) of Narmada water daily in Jamnagar.



With rest of the dams fast drying up in district, things will be difficult in coming days.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Shravan and Ramzan Starting Today

Coincidently holy periods for both Hindu and Muslim are starting by today and will continue for a month.



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Shravan, a holy month for Hindu is dedicated to lord of destruction, Shiva. This month devotees will keep fast, visit temples and will offer milk to Shivalingam.



Ramzan or Ramadan is a month of fast and self cleansing for Muslim friends, this month Muslims will keep fast known as "Roja", those who practice Roja will not eat a single grain in the whole day and will eat only when they see the moon. Muslims forbid themselves to participate or witness anything that is not good in these days, by these , one can cleanse not only body but soul also.



Wishes for both community.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Judiciary interfering in government - Law Minister

Congress in Gujarat are demanding immediate termination of current state Law minister Dilip Sanghani.



Congress claims that it has a video clip of Sanghani in which he alleged that the judiciary was interfering in business of the state government.



In the clip, Sanghani is heard saying, "It is business of the State Government to decide which officer to put where and how and what work he should be assigned. The Courts do not have the right to interfere in the matter. I am telling this as the Law Minister of the State."

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Technip To craft new Crakcer for RIL

Reliance Industries in a press note announced that French design major Technip will be awarded the contract for technology supply and engineering work for the refinery off-gas cracker (ROGC) project at its Jamnagar facility.



The products from this unit will be utilised for the new downstream petrochemical plants being built at Jamnagar, the company added.



The Paris-based Technip has presence in 48 countries and draws over 90% of its revenue from oil and gas fields.



It specialises in deep subsea oil and gas field developments to the largest and most complex offshore and onshore infrastructure.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Lalpur NRI - Nativity Certificate Scandal

A Lalupr Lawyer and a London based NRI were named in a police complaint filed in Lalupr.



Details of the police record suggested that a forged nativity certificate was created by a Lalpur Lawyer Ashwin Joshi, this certificate is beneficial to get benefits in air-fare when any NRI wishes to come to India for visiting their elders.



It was revealed that the stamp and the letterhead used in this certificate was forged and not issued by Mamlatdar Office of Lalupr.

Essar bank account freeze - now what

Gujarat govt. took an aggressive move and freezes 3 bank accounts of Essar Oil Ltd. In Jamnagar district.



While the state sales tax department shows no remorse in this act, Essar oil expressed "surprise and disappointment" over the government's "unexpected" move.



Essar already intimated its position to State Govt. and also updated that it will deposit 1000 cr. In 30 days.



On June 25, a High Court division bench, rejected the plea of Essar Oil for relief in repayment of Rs 8,414 crore due as sales tax deferment liability.



The company, which was building a nine-million tonne per annum crude oil refinery at Vadinar, needed to complete the project by April 2003, in order to qualify for sales tax incentives. But the project began operations in 2006.



This was to recover sales tax dues of over Rs 8,000 crore from Essar Oil Limited.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Cyrus Mistry in Mithapur

Tata Group Deputy chief, Cyrus Mistry visited the Tata chemicals complex at Mithapur recently.

 

Mr. Mistry visited the plant premises and new project constructions.

 

Mr. Mistry will be leading the Tata Group after Mr. Rata Tata.

 

Monday, July 2, 2012

Illegal Mining Scandal worth 2 Crore in Jamnagar

Jamnagar police managed to catch hold of a huge mining scandal in Bhanvad.



Police also confiscated machinery, vehicles and minerals worth Rs 2 Crore. A police team managed to confiscate around 59 Crusher machines, two generator sets, four tractors, two trucks, 11,000 stones, an electric motor, couple of mobile phones also.



A Violation of Mining act was registered against 116 persons.



Under this scandals the convict used to mine the Barda Hills and sell it to market without paying tax or duties. Jamnagar SP has intimated the Minerals and Mining department, also local panchayat office are notified.



Jamnagar Police have arrested 25 persons so far on this regard.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Cops house looted

Booty worth rs. 5.17 lakh was stolen from a cops house in jamnagar's patel nagar area near the ranjit sagar road.

more details awaited.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012

Jamnagar nu Jivan ane Jaman

દિલ્હી વાળા દુખી,
વાપી વાળા પાપી,
મુંબઈ વાળા મામુ.
ગોવા વાળા ગાંડા,
વલસાડ વાળા વાસી,
પારકા પૈસા ખાઈ ને જામનગર વાળા સુખી..........!!!• •

ગુજરાતના એક ખૂણામાં પડી જવાને કારણે જામનગર એના સગા ભાઇ સમા રાજકોટ જેવું પૈસેટકે સમૃદ્ધ નહિ બન્યું હોય, પણ રજવાડી શહેરની શાન-ઓ-શૌકત હજી જામનગરમાં બરકરાર છે, જે રાજકોટે ગૂમાવી દીધી છે.
શહેરનું ચક્કર મારવા નીકળ્યા હો, તો એક ગાળ બેશક સાંભળવા મળશે ‘‘નવરીના’’,
એટલે સીધી ક્રિયાપદની ગાળો ય નવી નોટોની માફક ચલણમાં મૂકાઇ છે, ‘‘હવે હાલતીનો થા...’’ ...‘‘જરા ઊભીનો ’રે, ને...!!’’
બાકી અફ કોર્સ, તમારે સ્વીકારવું તો પડે જ કે, દુનિયાભરમાં જામનગર જેવી મીઠી ભાષા.. ફક્ત જામનગરીઓ પાસે જ સાંભળવા મળે. ‘‘અમે તો ‘કે ’દિના તમારી રાહું જોતા’તા, ભાઆ... ય, પણ તમે નો આઇવા.’’ (‘નો આઇવા’ એ તો ફક્ત મનગમતા માણસો માટે, બાકીનાને ‘તમે નો ગુડાણા...’’ એમ કહેવાય. આવા મહાનુભાવો માટે, ‘પાણી પીઘું’ ને બદલે ‘ઢીંચ્યુ’ જમવાને બદલે ‘ગળચ્યું’ બોલાય.

જામનગરમાં કોઇને ઘેર મેહમાન થયેલો માણસ ભૂખ્યો પાછો ન જાય. બાકીના ગુજરાતમાં બરણીવાળો ગયા શુક્રવારવાળો નાસ્તો ખવડાવીને મેહમાનોને પતાવી દે. જામનગરવાળા જમાડીને મોકલે. ન જમો તો કદાચ મારે ય ખરા. કટાણે ગયા હો તો ગરમાગરમ પાટા (આપણી ભાષામાં પેલા લાંબા ‘ફાફડા’) હોય. અડઘું જામનગર રોજ સવારે ભૂલ્યા વગર ગરમ ગાંઠીયા અને પાટા ખાઇ ખાઇને મોટું થયું છે. જામનગરમાં કોઇ માંદુ પડે, તો બ્લડને બદલે ગાંઠીયાના બાટલા ચડાવવાનો દસ્તુર છે. લારીને આ લોકો રેંકડી કહે છે. પાણી-પુરીની શોખિન પ્રજા પહેલા પૂછી લે છે, ‘‘દસ રૂપિયે મેં કિતની દોગે?’’ પેલો કહે ‘‘આઠ’’. એ પછી અમારો જામનગરી ધરાઇ ધરાઇને ૬૦-૭૦ પકોડીઓ ધરબી ગયો હોય ને પછી ભૈયાને અટકાવીને કહે,‘‘ભૈયાજી, દસ રૂપિયે કી હો જાયે, તો બોલ દેના"...!!
હમણાં હમણાંથી જો કે, રીલાયન્સ અને એસ્સાર આવ્યા પછી અહીંના લોકોના ખિસ્સામાં ય જોર વઘ્યું છે અને દોઢસો રૂપિયાની પંજાબી સબ્જી આપતી મોટી હોટલોમાં જતી થઇ છે... એ વાત જુદી છે કે, વૈભવ નવો નવો અને આદતો જૂની જૂની હોવાથી હજી મોટી હૉટેલમાં ગયા પછી, ‘‘ઓ ભા’આ..ય.. જરી બે ગાંઠીયા વધારે તો નાંખો.. ’’ બોલાઇ જાય છે.
એક જમાનામાં જામનગરને સૌરાષ્ટ્રનું પેરિસ કહેવાતું. આજે રીલાયન્સ કે ેએસ્સારને કારણે સુંદરતામાં જરી આધુંપાછું થયું હશે, પણ જામનગર ફ્‌ક્ત એની સુંદરતા ઉપર જ મુસ્તાક નથી. અહીંના લોકોનું કલ્ચર. લાઇફ-સ્ટાઇલ કે મોજીલો સ્વભાવ... ઉપરાંત ખૂબ જ વહાલા લાગે તેવા જૂનાં રસ્તાઓ, શેરી અને ફળીઓ, પાનવાળાઓ, અમારો લાખોટો, અમારૂં ગ્રેઇન માર્કેટ ને અમારા બેડીનું નાકું.. ભાઇભાઇભાઇ...
અહીંની મેડિકલ કૉલેજમાં ભણીને ડૉકટર થયેલા કોઇ સેંકડો નથી, હજારો છે. દુનિયાભરમાં એ લોકોએ જામનગરનું જ નહિ, ભારતનું પણ નામ રોશન કર્યું છે. જામનગરનું એક દિવસનું અનાજ ખાઇ જનાર કદી ૠણ ચુકવવાનું ન ભૂલે, એવી અહીંની ભૂમિ છે. અહીં ભણી ગયેલા ડૉકટરો ક્યારેક પેશન્ટસની બાકી ફી ભૂલી જાય છે, પણ જામનગરને કોઇ ભૂલ્યું નથી
- અશોક દવે

નગર જામની મજા અનેરી,
અસર ફરો તો થશે ઘનેરી,
રક્ષાની પાંખો ત્રણેનો લાભ શહેરને મળતો,
અહીં આવી અંબાણીએ ઉદ્યોગ કર્યો ધમધમતો,
વખણાંય અહીંનાં સુરમો, કંકુ, કાજળ બહુ,
પહેરે અહીંની બાંધણી ભાભી, નણંદ ને સાસુ વહુ,
શિક્ષા તબિબિ અહીં ઊંચેરી,
નગર જામની મજા અનેરી,
જામનગરની ઓળખ બીજી કાશી છોટું,
શાનો–શૌકત આ શહેરની છે લાખોટું,
એવું નહીં કે લોક ફ્કત વેપાર કરી જ જાણે,
દુનિયા વિનુ, રણજીની રમત હજુય વખાણે,
શાન શહેરની આમ કુબેરી,
નગર જામની મજા અનેરી,
સોનાપુરી સુંદર એવું, મરણ ઉત્સવ લાગે,
જગતભરમાં દ્વારિકાની દુંદુભિઓ વાગે,
તળાવ કાંઠે રાત દિવસ છે રામનામ નો નારો,
કહે જામસાહેબ કોઇ તો જામનગર સંભારો,
હાલારીના હાડહાડમાં દિલેરી,
નગર જામની મજા અનેરી
અસર ફરો તો થશે ઘનેરી,
-Kishan Radia
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Sunday, June 10, 2012

Jamnagar - Refining Capital Of India



Refining capacity at jamnagar refining hub is intensified. Essar oil announced completion of the expantion of its vadinar refinery.

This expantion was 4 month ahead of the scheduled completion time.

Sources from Reliance industry didnt disclosed any response earlier on the news.

Later Mr. Ambani announced various projects around Jamnagar complez at RIL AGM. RIL is sitting on hughe cashpile but with current slowdown no companies are putting their hands in new projects, RIL once bitten by repulsive policy of central govt regarding the D6 basins, is looking back at Jamnagar area.

In recent times, Jamnagar will see a huge proprtion of inflows of more projects and more business.

નગર જામની મજા અનેરી

નગર જામની મજા અનેરી,
અસર ફરો તો થશે ઘનેરી,
રક્ષાની પાંખો ત્રણેનો લાભ શહેરને મળતો,
અહીં આવી અંબાણીએ ઉદ્યોગ કર્યો ધમધમતો,
વખણાંય અહીંનાં સુરમો, કંકુ, કાજળ બહુ,
પહેરે અહીંની બાંધણી ભાભી, નણંદ ને સાસુ વહુ,
શિક્ષા તબિબિ અહીં ઊંચેરી,
નગર જામની મજા અનેરી,
જામનગરની ઓળખ બીજી કાશી છોટું,
શાનો–શૌકત આ શહેરની છે લાખોટું,
... એવું નહીં કે લોક ફ્કત વેપાર કરી જ જાણે,
દુનિયા વિનુ, રણજીની રમત હજુય વખાણે,
શાન શહેરની આમ કુબેરી,
નગર જામની મજા અનેરી,
સોનાપુરી સુંદર એવું, મરણ ઉત્સવ લાગે,
જગતભરમાં દ્વારિકાની દુંદુભિઓ વાગે,
તળાવ કાંઠે રાત દિવસ છે રામનામ નો નારો,
કહે જામસાહેબ કોઇ તો જામનગર સંભારો,
હાલારીના હાડહાડમાં દિલેરી,
નગર જામની મજા અનેરી
અસર ફરો તો થશે ઘનેરી,

.......... કિંજલ્ક વૈદ્ય

Saturday, June 9, 2012

subhash trivedi in vadodara

Subhash trivedi is transfered to vadodara, following the high court order.

The controversy begun when Subhash Trivedi nabbed an alledged bootledger named vishal in jamnagar. Subhash Trivedi is the cleanest police officer in Gujarat IPS cadre and many were seeing this as a step to malign his image.

With high court ordering Trivedi to not to enter the city, Gujarat police has transfered him to vadodara

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Graduate at 73, Aspires to do Masters

Age never restricts ambitions, if you have the will, Jam Jodhpur's Bhovan bhai completed BA at the age of 73 and aspires to do MA.



A farmer by profession, Bhovan bhai never got opportunity to study further in the young age, he completed school education in 1962 but could not complete the education because of supporting family. Hats off to Bhovan bhai to set an example of continuing education.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Jamnagar Class 10th results - 48%

A dismal 48% results was announced on Saturday for Jamnagar district, with Jamnagar city itched a lower, just 33.42%.



A1 grade - the top class grade had around 162 students from Jamnagar. Total tally of the grade wise student count is as follows



A1 : 162

A2 : 966

B1 : 1749

B2 : 2839

C1 : 4020

C2 : 3215

D : 2033

E : 15853



Many students aspire to graduate in engineering, medical and other leading fields, Jamnagar News & halar.org wishes all the students good luck for their future.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Antilla - Exclusive Photos of Mukesh Ambani's Home

Vanity Fair, the only media till date that managed to capture the beauty of Mukesh Ambani's home has some stunning pictures of the house. 

Nita Ambani defines their 27-storey house "Antilla" as a modern home with an Indian heart.

  Ambani mansion is the costliest home in the world.
Vanity fair titled the article as "The Taj Mahal meets flash Gordon." the article will be published in the June Edition of Vanity Fair.

See more pics on - http://halar.org/post/Mukesh-Ambani-House-Photos-Antilla-Mumbai.aspx

Picture: Vanity fair.

CID Crime to investigate Torture case

In a blow to outgoing DSP, Yesterday Gujarat high court directed CID (crime) for the investigation.

CID will investigate the situations what led the custodial torture victim to withdraw his petition.

An officer of DIG rank in CID (crime) and will submit a report by June 25.


Singala was arrested on charges of bootlegging, and claimed he was tortured by trivedi and two other officers.

One of the officer is transferred and other is been suspended.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Dsp sent on leave cant enter jamnagar

Flash news. Jamnagar DSP was sent on leave following the court dictate this week. More details are awaited. During his leave he may not be able to enter jamnagar district.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Student Competition at Balkan-Ji Bari

Let your kids compete on maths and science puzzles, this Sunday, 3rd june morning 10- 04 at Balkan Ji Bari.
 
"jamnagar ne odkho" quiz competition.
Age over 16 years.
 
 
Contact Balkan JI Bari for more information

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Halar.org and Jamnagar news on google current and reader

Halar.org and Jamnagar news are now available on google current and google reader. Read jamnagar news and halar.org updates on google reader and google current for free. Search for halar.org in google reader or google current.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Jamnagar : New GSFC LNG Terminal

Gujarat’s premier fertiliser company, Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd (GSFC) is expanding its presence in Jamnagar, GSFC is considering a partnership another state owned company, Gujarat State Petronet Ltd (GSPL) for setting up a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal near Jamnagar.  GSFC already has a DAP production plant and a captive jetty at Sikka, the idea is to use the LNG terminal to enrich the facility.

Currently GSFC is under expansion of Di-ammonium phosphate (DAP) plant capacity at Sikka to 1.6 mtpa from 1.2 MTPA, this is a Rs.300 crore project.

This LNG terminal will be opening a new business for GSFC, currently India’s only 2 LNG terminal are in Gujarat. GSPL has setup the terminal with Adani at Mundra, while GVK is setting up a new terminal at OkhaMadhi.

India’s LNG demand is likely to rise in coming years. And GSFC on the other hand waiting for the new urea policy to be unveiled, if all is well then GSFC may go ahead with Dahej expansion plan and subsequently the LNG terminal also.


Saturday, May 12, 2012

Villagers opposition: cairn india pipeline work stopped

Cairn india's ambitious salaya bhogat pipeline project is suspended.

Local villagers are opposing this project right from the start indicating low price for the land and discrimination on the allotment of funds.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

New Suzlon Power Project - Jamnagar

Looks like its raining projects in Jamnagar.



Suzlon Group confirmed its upcoming project for GMDC in Jamnagar today.



This project will be Rs 305 crore for setting up a 50 MW power project.



Gujarat Mineral Development Corp (GMDC) is looking to develop this power plant as a part of its growth plan.



This project will have 24 units of wind turbines. Suzlon chief went gaga over the immense wind potential near Jamnagar and how the company is contributing in harnessing it.



GMDC on the other hand already has a base of around 100 MW power generation, Suzlon is contributing in 60% of that capacity.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Jamnagar terror alert

Terror alert for jamnagar.

This time IB has provided sketches for 6 suspects and alerted jamnagar and nearby areas for possible terror attack.

http://m.ibnlive.com/generalnewsfeed/news/jamnagar-police-carry-out-searches-following-terror-alert/994962.html

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Nanduri - Jamnagar's Tobacco-less village



A welcoming agreement was announced in the Nanduri Village of Lalpur Taluka in Jamnagar this week,

Nanduri, a village of 5000 residents near Lalpur decided to not to sell tobacco products in the village, there are 15 shops currently in Nanduri that sells tobacco products, all the shopkeepers agreed to not to sell tobacco in village.

Shopkeepers agreed on a fine of Rs 2000, if one is found to sell the tobacco, the collected fine will be used in collecting grass for cows

Monday, April 30, 2012

Reliance plastic thieves arrested from jamnagar

In a combined operation, jamnagar police managed to arrest 14 member gang who confessed in stealing reliance refinery granules loaded truck near refinery. Most of these gang members were employee of the transport contractors within the refinery, jamnagar police could identify them from CCTV of reliance refinery. Most of the looted booty was sold in Gujarat or Rajasthan. Jamnagar police also found that they used to loot commodities and costly items.

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Two more bike looted from Jamnagar

Two more bikes from Digvijay plot area were reported stolen,
Police is investigating more on this theft.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Water scarcity in Jamnagar, Patel colony hit.

Jamnagar's prime residential area, Patel colony is facing issues in water distribution.

Each day only water is distributed for 40 min in most of the Patel colony areas, as the distribution is done with low pressure the residents on higher floor can not receive the water in ample quantity.

Each concern department water distribution was notified of this problem, however no action has been taken.

With growing population in City, Jamnagar Municipal corporation will need to put in additional efforts to provide basic necessity like water to everyone.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Pakistan marines fired on fishermen

In a provoking incident, pakistan marine security agency open fired a jamnagar fishing boat near jamnagar.

A fishing boat was named sagar bhuja and it came under attack near jakhau area.

One of the fisherman was hit by open fire and is under medical treatment.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Fisherman Bana CrorePati - a catch worth millions

A Jamnagari fisherman became a Crorepati in just one catch.



Hassan Isha Bhaya, a small time fisherman from Bharana (Jamnagar) caught 363 Ghol fish while fishing near Jakhau. As per the fisheries , This type of fish is very rare and never caught in large quantity, also these are deep sea fishes and in area around Jafrabad to Kodinar.



A fish trader at Jakhau said that he has never seen this much catch in his fishing career of 35 years. This catch gave the fisherman 80 Lakh.



This entire cache was bought by the Veraval-based Fish dealer Rolex Sea Food. As per the current market prices, each Kg of Ghol Fish is sold for 600 Rs. In India, outside India it is sold for around 50 USD.



As Ghol fishes are rare they are difficult to find, also the medical aspects of the fish increases their prices in international market.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

JMC cricket, expenses and tax

Next time when you think about heavy tax in jamnagar municipal corporation. Think of the current inter municipal cricket tournament under going at cricket bunglow in jamnagar.

With estimated expense of 15 lakh, the tournament looked simple. But an insider report obtained by Anjali News clearly shows expennses of 35 lakh.

This expense includes some mind boggling expenses like around 1.25 lakh for cricketers kit, exorbient expenses on fire crackers and around 9 lakh on lighting setup at cricket bunglow.

Only difference in ipl and this tournament is absense of cheer leaders.

Sachana ship breaking yard- workers deathbed

One more explosion at sachana ship breaking yard left one dead and 3 more injured.

This is 4th death in last few months, many are now questioning the safety arrangements at sachana and also reasons for the mysterious blasts that are killing these workers.

In past explosions at alang ship breaking yard revealed that ships with live explosives were bought for ship breaking. Lets hope this is not the case at sachana.
#END

Saturday, April 14, 2012

RIL Jamnagar Let Threat - Security tight

With threat to Reliance refinery from pakistan based militant group LeT, security has been tightened across refinery.

Although more details are awaited, but contractors and visitors confirmed the tightning of security around jamnagar reliance refinary complex

Conch shells found. Illegal

In a shocking news, jamnagar district police recovered some 873 conch shells from oe person. Although the valuation of these shell is not much but just around 17,000, this is a case of illigal trafficing of marine national park property. This was found from a bootlegar wanted for making country liquor.

Most of the conch shell are alive. These conch shell collected from marine national park is sold in haridwar.

The life in the shell is brutally killed by dissolving shells in boiling water

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Oil Depot Raid - Groundnut Oil Seized

In a collobarative raid organised by Jamnagar civil supply department, Over stocked groundnut oil worth more then 1 lakh was seized near bedeshwar.

In a similiar raid in Khambhaliya, one more shop was raided and ground nut oil worth half a lakh was seized.

Monday, April 9, 2012

2 Lynched by Mob in Bhanvad

Two notorious thieves were lynched by a mob when they were caught during a theft.

These men were wanted in a dozen case of robbery and loot, they robed a bike from the Morzar village in Bhanvad and went on looting spree in the same town.

Villagers were doing a night watchman duties when they saw around half a dozen man trying to enter the village. The robbers pelted stones to the villagers.

Later when the thieves attacked the mob, the mob thrashed them with sticks and stones, resulting in death of two of the robbers.

Police had booked case against the looters and more investigation is being carried out.

posted from Bloggeroid

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Cricket Bungalow - Why Renovated now


Finally Jamnagar’s only cricket ground, Cricket Bungalow is renovated and ready,
read why this promptness in renovation, and what govt. was doing in last few years when the stadium was in dismal condition. Read more on  Jamnagar Cricket Bungalow Renovation Completed

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Asharam Controversy - Poster blackened

Asharam is again in controversy, poster blackened near Dwarka, read more on AshaRam Poster controversy

RIL to start 4G Trials in Refinery

RIL is starting its grand plans of broadband revolution in India, starting with 4G trials in Jamnagar reliance refinery, read more on http://www.halar.org/page/RIL-4G-Plans-India-jamnagar.aspx

Monday, March 26, 2012

AK 47 Fished from Sea

In an alarming incident, one AK 47 was fished from sea near Jamnagar, have terrorist found a new way to smuggle weapons, read more on http://www.halar.org/post/2012/03/27/AK-47-Found-while-Fishing-jamnagar.aspx

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Essar Refinery Expansion - Units Commissioned

Essar Oil Ltd had commissioned two additional units of its flagship Vadinar Refinery in Jamnagar , this steps are progression of its Rs 8,300 crore expansion plan..

Stating the details, Essar spokesman explained the additions , one vacuum gas oil hydrotreating unit (VGOHDT) and the Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU) are commissioned at Jamnagar refinery complex, this will help Essar refinery to be better at Nelson index and increase the refining margin for better profitability.

Essar has also commissioned an effluent treatment plant (ETP) as part of the Phase-I expansion project. Only thing remained to be commissioned is the Coker unit and then the expansion will be completed.
 
With this expansion Essar will achieve 18 MTPA or 3.75 lakh barrels per day capacity. Increased Nelson index will be 11.8 form existing 6.1, new unit will also produce naphtha, kerosene and gas oil (diesel).

Managing director and CEO, Essar Oil, LK Gupta said the Vadinar Refinery, would be among the world's most complex refineries, capable of producing fuels that met the world's most stringent emission norms.

More on Essar Refinery Jamnagar : http://www.halar.org/page/Essar-Refinery-Complex-Jamnagar.aspx

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Dusty wind in Jamnagar

Dust winds turned Jamnagar in desert, A sudden weather change triggered in Afghanistan caused a massive sand storm in Jamnagar, see pics and read more at http://www.halar.org/post/2012/03/21/Dusty-Winds-blew-Jamnagar.aspx

Friday, March 16, 2012

Dhoni's Parents, wife visited Dwarka

Indian Cricket Team captain Mahendra singh Dhoni’s parents and wife visited Dwarka yesterday, they also visited Somnath temple.

 

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Railway Budget - Whats for Jamnagar

Long wait for Railway budget was over yesterday, Jamnagar did received some goodies along with the fare hike.

Bhanvad railway station is to be developed as an ideal station, an ideal station will have basic amenities, water and adequate security and basic communication options.

A daily train between Dwarka and Somnath will also be started. Okha-Rajkot track will be upgraded to double track to reduce the waiting time.

Additionally, three weekly new trains are added for Jamnagar, Okha-Jaipur, Porbandar-Secundarabad and Hapa-Mudgaon.

Unfortunately no new trains between Jamnagar and Mumbai.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Class Xth Exams Started

Its Exam time in the city,.

Wednesday, on the first day of the std. Xth exams, there was not a single copy case.
First exam of language (Gujarati, English and Sanskrit) was attended by around 25,000 students.

There are around 31 local squads and 2 vigilance squads overlooking the exam surveillance.

Jamnagar News wishes "All the Best" to all the students.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

First Indian to build a plane was from Jamnagar!

Well, it may be true, according to Mumbai-based Harshida Desai.

Mumbai-based Harshida Desai is daughter of Mansukhlal Parekh of Jamnagar. She had written recently to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), for correcting the records and set the name of her father, Mansukhlal Parekh of Jamnagar as pioneer of aviation in India. According to her, Mr. Parkeh build his own plane in 1930.

JRD Tata received a B License for commercial flying, this was India's first commercial flying licence, in 1934. Mansukhlal Parekh also passed the B License test along with JRD Tata. The B licence will allow anyone to fly across India. JRD Tata was 23 then, while Parekh was only 19. This new was also reported in the local news paper of Karachi, 'The Sind Observer', dated January 10, 1934.

About Mr. Parekh, he was born in a family of jewellers in Jamnagar in 1911, though he dropped from school after fourth standard and yet taught himself English to read the American monthly 'Popular Science'. Inspired by Wright brothers, Mr. Parekh decided to built a plane in India, he imported engine and propeller from US and build a small plane, a British pilot was requested to test the plane, the plane did made first sortie at 200 ft. height.

Jam Digvijaysinhji (Jamnagar ruler) was impressed and was sent to flight training in Karachi.

Ms. Desai had submitted all required documents to DGCA, supporting her statement.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Dental Dean - Going finally

Autocratic dean of the dental college, Dr. Anil Bhatt is finally transferred.

Lot of agitation against him was raged in the city, students rebelled against the dean.

One more staffer, HoD Dr. Nayanaben Patel was also transferred to Ahmedabad.

Dwarka Oceanarium Updates

One more news regarding the Dwarka Oceanarium was release to press yesterday.

Since June 2010, Reliance Industries and Govt. of Gujarat has started working on this project on PPP (Public private partnership) bases, this project is developed by Gujarat Ecology commission and Marine National Park.

The project is aimed to create new generation oceanarium with a central tunnel with 360 degree view of ocean life.

Further to this, this facility will have touch pool, 4D theatre, gaming zone, Mall, gift shop and various hotels and concert hall.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Shivratri arrests - Police vs Public

Hindu groups across Jamnagar are in fighting mood, BJP is now openly supporting the groups and various religious communities to fight against police for misusing the arms act in the recent Shivratri Shobha Yatra.

Come Monday and the groups will again hit the streets against the police, earlier police booked 37 persons under the Arms Act for displaying swords during a Maha shivratri procession.

Many local bodies have already submitted representations district Collector and SP, to withdraw or close the case.

Many local leaders agreed that this act of police was unwanted and can stir in a peaceful Jamnagar.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Mysterious blasts rocked Jamnagar

Since Thursday morning, mysterious blasts around Jamnagar are a cause of worry among the citizens.

Those who live in relatively higher floors are experiencing vibrations in the building.

Many citizens have enquired and local disaster management team, local administration etc are working on this.

Air force is also asked if they are contributing in this noise :)

Foreign Job Scandal - Remand for 10 days

Court have approved 10 days remand for the main accused in the foreign job scandal that rocked Dwarka.

Two youth from Dwarka lost 6Lakh, they found out about this duping only a day before their flight to Singapore.

Mumbai agents promised them fair job in Singapore.

One of the accused Gaurang is in police custody, others are absconding

Monday, February 13, 2012

RIL - Unit under planned shutdown

Reliance Industries Ltd's Jamnagar Unit announced the planned shutdown of one of the crude unit at Jamnagar complex.

One of the CDU stream is shut down for planned maintenance since 10th Feb. This unit will undergo inspection and maintenance jobs in Reliance Unit .

Some productivity measures will also be taken during this shutdown, one of the unit will have its distillation catalyst replaced.

The stream will complete its maintenance and resume operations by early march.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Rajat Jayanti Mahotsav - Inaugurated by Modi

Earlier yesterday, Narendra Modi Inaugurated the Rajat Jayanti Mahotsav of Kadava Patel at Sidsar and called upon the Kadva Patels to demolish the evil practice of female foeticide.

He said, "I want to tell a bitter truth to the Kadva Patels. Unjha, which is the seat of their deity Ma Umiya, ranks the lowest in sex ratio in Gujarat. This isn't any natural phenomenon, but result of the evil practice of female foeticide", Modi also talked of plans to sponsor pregnant women and children from poor families in their villages.

Modi also talked about biggest Patel leader ever, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and his contribution in India.

Kadava Patel Rajat Jayanti Mahotsav is featuring many state based on agricultural, industrial, science and educational themes. This facility is equipped with a big disaster management team, this team includes 40 swimmers, as there is a river nearby. Venue boasts of in total 600 chefs and 450 helpers to cook and serve at 15 dinning halls. A helicopter ride to shower petals on Umiya Mandir will cost Rs 5,500 per person.

Kadva Patel is the most economically superior cast in Saurashtra, with a huge NRI presence and locals with lots of land occupation, land prices in Saurashtra are sky rocketing due to new industries and Indian inflation.

Coldest day of the winter - 5.5 Degree

On Thursday mercury further dropped to 5.5 degree in Jamnagar, this was the coldest day in the season.

Farmers are already seeing possible crop loss for the season, Cotton is the most affected crop by this chilling winter.

Met. is predicting cold to persist for next 3-4 days.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Freezing Jamnagar at 6.2 Degree

Jamnagar is going stone cold, snowy wind and western disturbance spreads cold wave further in the district.

While on Tuesday minimum temperature recorded was 15.2 degree, on Wednesday it dropped 9 degree to 6.2 degree.

Wednesday was the coldest day in the season. Decades minimum temperature was recorded 5.4 in 2004.

This is to note that this is second time in this winter when the mercury dropped below 6.5.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Rajat Jayanti Mahotsav Sidsar Update

More news on Rajat Jayanti Mahotsav Sidsar: Chief minister Narendra Modi confirmed his presence and will inaugurate the mahotsav. C.M. will be attending this event with more then 6 ministers.

Ministers who confirmed the presence includes Narottam Patel, Anandiben Patel, Nitin Patel, Vasuben Trivedi, Saurabh Patel and many more.

Gujarat State department will run around 700 buses from various places to Sidsar. See http://www.halar.org/post/2012/02/01/Sidsar-Rajat-Jayanti-Mahotsav-Bus-Schedule.aspx for complete schedule and frequency.

In Total 120 stalls bookings have been confirmed, this also includes bookings of 10 state department stalls.

See http://halar.org/?tag=/RajatJayantiMahotsav for more details.

Rajat Jayanti Mahotsav Sidsar 2012 - Jamnagar

[Update]


Recently Khodaldham (Kagvad - Rajkot) saw the show strength by Leuva Patel (LP) community.

Kadva Patel (KP) community who has equally strong base is all set to give fitting reply this february in Jamnagar's Sidsar. "Maa Umiya nu Tedu" (Invitation by deity Umiya) is already sent to 2.5 Lakh Kadva Patel families living in 747 villages in Saurashtra.



This religious and social event will be a showcasing event to show unity and strength, this will also mark the silver jubilee celebration of Umiyadham at Sidsar in Jamnagar, the event will be held between February 9 and 13. 


The Kadva Patel event will be inaugurated by CM. Modi, unlike the Leuva Patel event which was a LP only event. 


KP event's media cell is managed by Rajni Patel and he explained this event as non-political and solely for followers of Umiya, prominant names who confirmed the presence includes chief minister Narendra Modi, Baba Ramdev, Shri Shri Ravishankar, Morari Bapu, Rameshbhai Oza etc. Chief minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the event on February 9.



Entire Mahotsav will run for 5 Days Mahotsav, and will cover 250 Acres of Land.
This event will be a milestone in terms of event management. The event will feature 25 Dining Hall on 15 Lac sq. ft land, 23 Lac Sq. ft Mandapa, 50 Lac Sq. ft flooring, Grand Agricultural fare, Industrial Fair & Book Exhibition, Colourful & Entertaining Amusement Park, 200 sign boards, 15 lighting towers, the organising committee is also promising world class grand cultural programmes throughout the five day bonanza. Complete event is spawn across 255 acres.

Recently, around 41 crore was received in donation in just three hours for the event, the management is expecting total 25 lakh visitors in five days. 

Besides the usual social activities a new and better initiative for eye donation registration will be carried out, around 2 Lakh Kadva Patel community members will register for eye donation during this five-day mahotsav in Sidasar near Jamnagar, 15 counters will be setup for this registration. 11,000 volunteers are managing this complete process. A parallel blood donation drive will collect 6,000 bottle of blood.

There is a plan to collect 25 million USD (around rs 125 Cr.) in the event, expected are 400 NRI families who will can travel from Rajkot to Sidsar via a paid helicopter service.

Event will be live telecast on Zee Jagran,   Online live telecast will be available on http://mahotsav.umasidsar.org/video.php?PHPSESSID=70ebb2fdb8a7352943b349dedcfdfc93

Sidsar is well known pilgrim place for Patel community, contact the management and advt. staff below for more details.








Shree Umiya Mataji Mandir Trust-Sidsar
At: Sidsar - 360 530, Tal: Jamjodhpur
Dist: Jamnagar, Saurashtra (Gujarat-India)
Phone: (91 2898) 274435, 274735, 274700
Fax: (91 2898) 274474

Thanks to : http://mahotsav.umasidsar.org/cmspage.php?id=35 

Special Women Cell At INS Valsura - HC Verdict

In a verdict for Navy, Gujarat high court has directed the office of the Indian navy, INS Valasrua, at Jamnagar to create a special cell to listen to women Naval staff's grievances.


This came in wake of a complaint of a woman clerk who had alleged that she was sexually harassed by a male colleague at the office. High court stated that the new cell will be useful to prevent sexual harassment of women at the workplace.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Cows killed in Tata Plant

Four cows were found dead in Tata's Mithapur chemical plant,

Dead bodies of 4 cows were found near the canteen waste disposal area, authorities are investigating but it is believed that the death of these cows may have been caused by waste chemicals.

Police is investigating further.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Ravindra Jadeja cash 2 million dollars in IPL auction

Emerging as one of the biggest winners of IPL auction, jamnagar's Ravindra jadeja managed to get 2 million usd. This amounts to rs 10 cr.

Ravindra jadeja was picked up by CSK, he was one of the banner players in the IPL 5 auction.

IPL Auctions : Ravindra Jadeja on big bet

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

3.5 Lakh birds in Jamnagar district

A bird population counting project in Jamnagar district lasted 3 days covering 150 sites across Jamnagar district. The project was undertook by district forest division and included ornithologists, forest staff, photographers, nature club members etc.

80,000 birds were estimated in Khijadiya alone. Lakhota lake (Ranmal lake) registered around 25,000 birds. Major species included Seagull, Rosy pastor, spot bill duck, pelican etc.

Common cranes were birds with highest population, common crane visit Jamnagar in winter.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

200 boats on paper - Kerosene Scandal

Fishermen across Jamnagar district are outraged on the Govt. quota of Kerosene distribution.

First, fishermen are supplied only 35% kerosene of their total fuel need, as against to 85% of the total allowable fuel as per distribution laws, on the other hand few cheaters are making quick bucks by registering a non-existent boats.

This scandal is widely organised through many department and hence none share the responsibilities. It works something like this, most of the fibre boat are assembled in Veraval / Somnath, forged documents are obtained from Mamlatdar office of manufactured place, later an affidavit stating the copies as original document is submitted to Gujarat Maritime Board, this generates a call for the fisheries department for releasing a boat, this call is later used by any Tehsil office (in this case Dwarka office) to distribute kerosene, it is also believed that as there is a finite number of such forged documents, the office does distribute the kerosene on backdoor.

In the distribution chain, as per agreed norms, every fibre boar is allocated 250 Litre. Of subsidised fuel. However actual requirement for a month of fuel is around 500 Litre. Per boat per month. Actual allocation of fuel (subsidised) is only 85 Litre. This is just 35% of agreed quota and actually 15% of total fuel requirement per boat per month, this forces the fishermen to get non-subsidised fuel from market at higher cost.

Since last 10 years, Rupen port in Jamnagar has seen this cheating evolving to a tradition now, subsidised fuel is sold at 10.30 Rs. per lt., however as per market cost the fuel is sold at around 60 Rs. per litre, fishermen had to shell out additional 50 Rs. Per litre. The black money circuit is amounted to 8-9 Lakh.

Rupen port has around 1500 boats, some says 200 out of these are only on paper, agencies says that counting of all boats is not possible (!!!) as there are no record of which boat left for sea and which is at bay. This makes things easy for cheaters to hide the non-existent boats.


News source: Sandesh

Elephant killed a drunkard

Elephant was called in Jain celebrations almost a week back from Rajkot, and was scheduled to return to Rajkot today.

The elephant was resting in night when a drunkard from bhimvas named Vaghela started teasing the elephant, Elephant hit him with his trunk causing injury on his head and was killed on the spot.

Police had reported preliminary investigation and concluded the death as accidental one.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Truck - Jeep collision : 4 killed in road mishap

A deadly head-on collision between a truck and a passenger ferrying jeep resulted in death of 4 person and injured many.

On Sunday Morning, a cruiser jeep collided with a truck head-on at the Jamnagar-Khambhalia highway, police is investigating further.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Lakhota Lake - Soon without birds

Excess junk food feeding of Lakhota birds by ignorant citizens may force us to visit Lakhota without birds,
read more on http://halar.org/post/2012/01/25/Lakhota-Lake-Birding-Jamnagar.aspx

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Unseasonal drizzle in Jamnagar

Unseasonal rain or drizzle dropped the temperature further in the city,

 

Sunday was one of the coldest day of the season, with snowy winds and light drizzle in the evening.

 

Thursday, January 19, 2012

INS Dwarka and Okha Marine Police - Security Training

A training camp was organised by Okha marine police and INS Dwarka, cadets were given training on using air inflated emergency boat.

Gujarat coast is biggest in India, spanning 1600 KM and coast guard and Navy has strong presence considering proximity to specific countries, Jamnagar has biggest coast line of 335 KM in Gujarat, this places Jamnagar in demand of high security.

First time, Coastal DIG, INS Dwarka, INS Pralay and STS all are participating in this training exercise, INS Pralay is currently docking at Okha port.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Cold winds freezes Jamnagar

Cold winds in Jamnagar made a curfew like situation in past 2 days, minimum temperature dropped 2 degree more to retain 8-9 degree in early morning / night.
Wind and dense fog reduced visibility and reduced traffic in night and in morning times,

In past few days, snowfall in Kashmir and north India is resulting to severe cold in Jamnagar. Met says the environment will be same and more cold may be experienced in few days.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Foreign Job Scandal - One more arrested

One more convict was arrested in Jamnagar district following a complaint by more then 6 person, they all were promised a job in Singapore and were duped 6Lakh in total.

Accused promised a job and accommodation in Singapore, they were handed over a ticket and visa. In few hours though, accused cancelled the visa and tickets.

FIR was lodged from Dwarka police station, and the enquiry was stretched to Mumbai.

Further investigation is going from Dwarka Police.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Uttarayan pics - Kite flying Jamnagar

Despite not so good wind conditions in the morning, Jamnagari were in full spirit to enjoy Makar Sankranti, later in the afternoon, wind was in full swing and everyone enjoyed the kite festival for couple of hours. See pics, read more on http://halar.org/post/2012/01/16/Kite-festival-Uttarayan-in-Jamnagar.aspx

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Updated : Global Oswal Meet Jamnagar

[UPDATE]  : Video of CM Modi Addressing Oswal Meet,




Jamnagar is hosting Global Oswal Meet to consolidate global Oswal Mahajan for a common cause, spokesman for the program conveyed that more then 3000 NRI are participating in this meet, there will be around 15000 strong participant in this meet, around 7000 alumni of Oswal community will also take part.


There will be discussion of framework to assist Mahajans across globe, there will be a discussion on creating a world class heart hospital in Jamnagar.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Theft incidents grows in Jamnagar

With dropping of temperature, thefts are increasing in Jamnagar and nearby areas.

 

A family in Salaya reported loot of 3.5L from their home, this is when the family was sleeping. A goldsmith in Ranjit Nagar area also reported loot of around 1L from their gold showroom.

 

Citizens are expecting more night combing and some steps to curb the rising thefts.

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Shoe Hurled at Judge by Drug Trafficker

A drug peddler, arrested in 2009 was given 10 year imprisonment in Jamnagar court yesterday, in return he hurled a sandal at the additional sessions judge in the court.

He later apologised in writing for his misbehaviour and the judge forgave him.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Jamnagar - RIL under maintenance in Feb.

Jamnagar Reliance Petroleum Complex will go under a planned maintenance for 3 weeks this February.

This will be a first maintenance after the plant got commissioned in 2008/09. Main component of the refinery, Crude distillation unit will also be under maintenance.

Three other distillation units in Jamnagar Reliance Refinery will be operating at capacity though.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Cold wave sweeps across Jamnagar

Severe cold wave is making life difficult in Jamnagar.

The day now starts late for most of the citizens and people prefer to stay indoors as the cold is intense by late evening. Woollen market is booming with business and "Ghunta" party in the farms are in fool demand.

Yet there is no official statement / clarification from the Govt. on the minimum temperature recorded this season in Jamnagar.

Most of the Jamnagar citizens couldn't enjoy 31st also.