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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.