Wednesday, November 4, 2009
One more long route train was sanctioned for Jamnagar, This train will run between Okha and Howrah (WB), 3 days a week.
Train route etc are as follows:
Train No: 2905 A
Runs On : Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday
Halts at : Jamnagar, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Surat, Bhusavad, Nagpur, Rampur .. Howrah
Train No: 2906 A
Runs On : Sunday, Monday, Thursday
Halts at : Rampur, Nagpur, Rajkot, Bhusavad, Surat, Baroda, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar .. Okha
Friday, September 18, 2015
Okha fisherman was killed in a mid-sea firing incident near Okha block of Devbhoomi Dwarka district on Friday morning.
Marine police are suspicious the firing, which took place about 100 nautical miles away from Okha port, was carried out by Pakistan marines, the fisherman has been identified as Iqbal Bhatti (40), a resident of Okha.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Okha-Bhavnagar train rammed into a tractor, carrying four persons, at an unmanned crossing between Dwarka and Okha railway station
All the four persons on the tractor died on the spot.
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Bhanvad, Dhrol, Dwarka, Gopmoti, Harshad, Jamnagar, Jamjodhpur, Jodia, Kalavad, Kalyanpur, Lalpur, Mithapur, Okha, Khambhalia, Salaya, Sikka
Thursday, January 19, 2012
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.
Monday, June 7, 2010
These set were captured from Okha and Mithapur. fisherman of Okha and Mithapur alleged obtained this from an ex-employee of a Mumbai based firm.
This ex-employee had around 150 wireless sets with him after he left his job, he sold these sets to many fishermen around Okha-Mithapur area.The company filed complaint to Mumbai police.
The SOG has asked fishermen to submit documents related to wireless sets before police.
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Where two person were drowned near a lake at Gordhanpur near Jamnagar and two fisherman were drowned when their fishing boat capsized near Okha.
SP Subhash Trivedi is making news again, this time he stopped a qawwali program hosted by a dargah near Tin Batti, he was passing by the area at around 12.30, as per circular all event with loudspeaker should wind up by 10PM, in this case SP Subhash Trivedi went up one step further and registered a case by himself against the organisers.
Sunday, January 6, 2008
de-railed. The reason said is that Jamnagar based industrial giants
prefer road as compared to Railway,
However internal sources says that Reliance and Power plant (TPS Sikka)
are not the only driving force for this kind of project, if railways
authority can upgrade the infrastructure then they can make money out of
the growing tourism in Jamnagar and Saurashtra region.
It is said that this move is politically motivated.
Jamnagar News Team
Sunday, December 5, 2010
INS Dwarka has organised many event to promote Navy and bring awareness of civilians to navy capabilities.
India is celebrating 40th anniversary of victory against Pakistan in 1975 Indo-Pak War.
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
In yesterday's Union Rail Budget , Laluji has announced this missing piece of the Char-Dham inter connection.
With this new extension, Dwarka is fully linked with all 3 Dham's In India.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Friday, August 30, 2013
Okha and bet Dwarka fishermen community is rejoicing the event, when 5 of their community friends returned home from 7 months jail in pakistan.
halar.org wishes them luck.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
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, November 30, 2006
The Pakistani nationals were transferred to Okha port in Jamnagar district on Monday for questioning, they added.
The Gujarat Fishermen's Association vice president, Jeevanlal Jungi, said that this latest arrest had taken to 113 the total number of Pakistani fishermen in Indian custody, while 35 boats had so far been impounded. online
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Friday, November 30, 2007
arrived yestrday morning in Jamnagar , More 31 platoons will arrive
within next week.
These forces will be distributed in area like Meghpar, Lalpur, Okha,
various Check posts are set up on state highway's and petrolling
parties are geared up to stand against anything abnormal happening
while elections are on.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Shops in Dwarka were open, as Dwarka is a major pilgrim centre, Hotels and restaurants were left with no food as around 40-50 thousand people stuffed this small town.
Few agitators who were protesting against Tata Chemicals factory in Dwarka were asked to move, to pave road for CM's motorcade passing by, On the other hand, local MP Vikram Madam was not allocated govt. guest house, hence he spend the night on road near the Reliance Guest house.
Modi, announced that he vowed to bring the "Truth of Gujarat" to the world. From Dwarka CM Modi flagged the Sadbhavna Misssion 2.0.
In next phase, Modi will vow to fast in each district in Gujarat, it seems Mr. Modi has ambitious plans for next election in Gujarat scheduled in 2012.
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Banking on Eco Tourism villagers around Khijadiya Bird Sanctury vowed to protect the environment and the area nearby, and Forest department is helping them to do so.
marine national park nearby makes it best sight seeing place in Gujarat for Eco tourists.
Villagers near the Khijadia used to cut wild babool for their daily fuel needs, now solar cooker provided from the Gujarat State Forest Department is giving new life to Khijadia villagers and also to birds,
Jamnagar to provide solar cookers, bio gas and other vocational courses on automobiles, sewing etc. each village will receive sum of 8 lakh. village selected in first phase of the implementation are Khijadia, Jodia, Okunala, Balachai, Sachana, Khara Biraja, Parodia, Simani, Samna and Poshitra. Phase 2 will implement similiar project in Navlakhi (Kutch) and Okha (Jamnagar), after phase 2 total 97 villages will be covered under the scheme.
Khijadia bird sanctury has many birds like
- black ibis
- black-winged kite
- brahminy kite
- pheasant-tailed jacana
- great thick-knee
- common greenshank
- grey francolin
- imperial eagle
- Indian pond heron
- little tern
- black-tailed godwit
- comb duck
- common crane
- common teal
- marsh harrier
- northern pintail
- Eurasian wigeon
- pale harrier
- demoiselle crane
Forest Department is looking forward to preserve the bio-diversity by adding more natural life style to nearby villages in the forest range.
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