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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.