Articles about Rajkot

14 Sep 2021

Rains batter Rajkot, Jamnagar in Gujarat; over 200 people rescued

Extremely heavy rains lashed Rajkot and Jamnagar in Gujarat over the last 24 hours, following which more than 200 people stranded in the floodwaters were rescued and over 7,000 people shifted to safer places in the two districts, officials said.

25 Aug 2021

Rajkot royal family member moves court over property dispute

A bitter dispute has broken out in the Rajkot royal family of Gujarat over the ancestral property worth hundreds of crores with one of the members moving city civil court.

23 Aug 2021

Over 15,000 jewelers in Gujarat join nationwide strike against HUID

Over 15,000 jewelers across Gujarat kept their businesses shut on Monday as they joined the nationwide strike against the implementation of Hallmarking Unique ID (HUID) system, industry stakeholders claimed.

04 Jun 2021

Gujarat: Man jailed for hurling sandals at HC judge

A magisterial court in Ahmedabad sentenced a tea vendor from Gujarat's Rajkot district to 18 months in jail for hurling his sandals at a High Court judge in 2012.

23 Apr 2021

Gujarat: Rajkot hospitals complain of acute shortage of oxygen

Several hospitals in Rajkot, Gujarat are facing an acute shortage of medical oxygen, with some of them even expressing fear that the paucity of this life-saving gas might even result in the death of patients if the situation does not improve.

28 Dec 2020

Gujarat: 3 siblings, locked in room, rescued after 10 years

Three siblings aged 30-42 were rescued from their room in Gujarat's Rajkot on Sunday after being locked for nearly a decade.

22 Dec 2020

Gujarat government issues advisory on mucormycosis fungal infection

The Gujarat health department has issued an advisory to doctors and health officials after some COVID-19 patients were recently found infected with mucormycosis, saying it is a serious but rare fungal infection and has an overall "mortality rate of 50 percent".

18 Dec 2020

States to undertake fire safety audits of COVID-19 hospitals: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday directed all the states to carry out fire safety audits of dedicated COVID-19 hospitals across the country to prevent fire incidents in medical institutions.

27 Nov 2020

Gujarat: Fire at Rajkot COVID-19 hospital's ICU claims 5 lives

At least five people were reportedly killed after a fire broke out at a hospital designated for COVID-19 patients in Gujarat's Rajkot in the early hours of Friday.

13 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi
Cow dung chip, providing "protection from radiation," unveiled by government

In a bizarre turn of events, Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) Chairman Vallabhbhai Kathiria unveiled a chip made of cow dung on Monday announcing that it reduces harmful radiations from mobiles.

14 Jun 2020

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 rocks Gujarat, epicenter near Rajkot

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Gujarat's Rajkot at 8.13 PM today; the epicentre was reportedly 118 km north-northwest of Rajkot.

08 Jun 2020

Narendra Modi
Gujarat: After three resignations, Congress MLAs shifted to resorts

Over concerns that more MLAs will ditch the party before crucial Rajya Sabha elections of June 19, the Congress party in Gujarat shifted most of its legislators to different resorts.

17 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli
2nd ODI, India beat Australia: List of records broken

The Indian cricket team overcame Australia in the second ODI on Friday to level the three-match series 1-1.

16 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli
2nd ODI, India vs Australia: Preview, Dream11 and stats

The Indian cricket team is in a must-win scenario against Australia in the ongoing three-match ODI series.

07 Nov 2019

Virat Kohli
2nd T20I, India beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken

The Indian cricket team beat Bangladesh to win the second T20I in Rajkot.

07 Nov 2019

Rajkot T20I: Will Maha cyclone play a spoilsport?

India and Bangladesh are set to clash against each other in the second T20I on Thursday.

06 Nov 2019

Yuvraj Singh on comparisons between Shivam Dube and him

Youngster Shivam Dube made his debut for India in the opening T20I against Bangladesh on Sunday.

06 Nov 2019

Virat Kohli
2nd T20I, India vs Bangladesh: Records that could be scripted

The Indian cricket team will face Bangladesh in the second T20I to be held in Rajkot on Thursday.

06 Nov 2019

Rohit Sharma
2nd T20I, India vs Bangladesh: Preview, Dream11 and more

The Indian cricket team is in a must-win scenario in the second T20I against Bangladesh on Thursday.

05 Nov 2019

After Delhi smog problem, cyclonic storm Maha clouds Rajkot T20I

The T20I series between India and Bangladesh seems to be bothered by environmental issues.

18 Mar 2019

South Korea
Maharashtra: Train runs over two youths playing PUBG

In a shocking incident which sheds limelight on PUBG addiction, two young men were run over by a train in Maharashtra while they were playing the online game.

14 Mar 2019

PUBG ban: 10 arrested in Rajkot for playing "addictive game"

In the last two days, Rajkot Police have arrested 10 people for playing the multi-player online game PUBG, said reports.

16 Dec 2018

#LoveKeLiye: To fund boyfriend's training, girl robs own house

In what makes for a bizarre incident, a girl in Rajkot robbed her own house to fund the pilot training program of her boyfriend.

29 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi
PM Modi to inaugurate Mahatma Gandhi museum in Gujarat tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat tomorrow to inaugurate a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, an Amul chocolate plant, and development projects in Rajkot, Anand, and Kutch districts.

20 Sep 2018

Want tickets for India-WI Rajkot Test match? Here are details

The Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) today shortlisted seven places for the sale of tickets from September 22 for the India-West Indies Test match starting in Rajkot from October 4.

01 Sep 2018

Gujarat: 2 held with Rs. 1.99 lakh in demonetized notes

Two persons were arrested with demonetized notes with a face value of Rs. 1.99 lakh on Friday night in Rajkot district of Gujarat.

23 Jun 2018

Gujarat: 7 killed, 24 injured as truck falls into rivulet

At least seven persons were killed and 24 others injured when a truck carrying them fell into a rivulet near Rajula town of Amreli district in Gujarat.

21 May 2018

Gujarat: Men mercilessly beat Dalit ragpicker amid deafening-screams, he died

An incident reported from Rajkot, Gujarat proves we are gradually taking scary steps towards an inhumane society.

25 Jan 2018

Schools forced to shut as Padmaavat releases

Protests over Padmaavat reached a violent high as the movie released today. School-buses have been attacked, self-immolation attempts made and rioters clashed with police.

06 Jan 2018

Rajkot man arrested for pushing ailing mother off terrace

In a shocking incident, an assistant professor in Rajkot was recently arrested for killing his ailing mother by pushing her off the terrace of their residential building.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi
#IndiaDecidesOn18th: In Gujarat, trends show BJP leading in 98 seats

For Gujarat assembly elections, counting of votes began at 8am.

Rajkot man booked for giving unconscious wife triple talaq

A Rajkot woman lodged an FIR on Thursday, accusing her husband of physical abuse and giving her triple talaq when she was unconscious.

IPL: Mumbai pull off a thrilling win in a super-over

Mumbai Indians pulled off a thrilling victory over Gujarat Lions in the first super over in the 2017 Indian Premier League.