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Rajkot: Metropolis in Gujarat, India
Rajkot is the fourth-largest city in the Indian state of Gujarat after Ahmedabad, Vadodara, and Surat, and is in the centre of the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Rajkot is the 35th-largest metropolitan area in India, with a population of more than 2 million as of 2021. Rajkot is the 6th cleanest city of India, and it is the 7th fastest-growing city in the world as of March 2021. The city contains the administrative headquarters of the Rajkot District, 245 km from the state capital Gandhinagar, and is located on the banks of the Aji and Nyari rivers. Rajkot was the capital of the Saurashtra State from 15 April 1948 to 31 October 1956, before its merger with Bombay State on 1 November 1956. Rajkot was reincorporated into Gujarat State on 1 May 1960.

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Gujarat Rajkot Fire: 9 Children, 28 Dead In Fire At Gujarat Gaming Zone, SIT Probe Ordered [Video]

Gujarat Rajkot Fire: 9 Children, 28 Dead In Fire At Gujarat Gaming Zone, SIT Probe Ordered

A massive fire at a gaming zone in Rajkot, Gujarat, killed 28 people, including nine children. The cause is unknown. DNA samples are being used to identify victims. A Special Investigation Team is..

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4 Rajkot civic body officials held over blaze at gaming zone

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Rajkot Fire Incident: Town planning officer, three other govt officials arrested

On May 25, a welding spark ignited a fire at the TRP Game Zone in Rajkot, resulting in the deaths of 28 people.
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Rajkot gaming zone operators neglected 2023 fire warning

In Rajkot, 28 people died in a fire at TRP Game Zone. Ashok Jadeja, a joint owner, was remanded in custody for not disclosing a previous fire incident. Police seek accountability for the tragedy.
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Absence of emergency exit left visitors trapped, says SIT

The SIT investigating the Rajkot fire tragedy highlighted serious lapses by TRP Game Zone promoters, leading to 28 fatalities. The report revealed the lack of separate entry and exit gates, absence of..
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Petrol and gas cylinders in game zone fuelled tragedy, say police

A fire in Rajkot claimed 28 lives due to stored petrol and gas cylinders. Police suspect sparks from welding work near the gaming zone caused the blaze.
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After Rajkot inferno, all 101 gaming zones in Gujarat shut

Gujarat government has ordered the closure of all 101 registered gaming zones across eight major cities in the wake of the tragic fire at TRP Game Zone in Rajkot that claimed 28 lives Saturday. The..
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'Not serious, only suspending junior officials': Congress slams BJP govt in Gujarat over Rajkot fire

The Congress criticized the BJP government in Gujarat for its response to the fire at the Rajkot gaming zone, urging PM Narendra Modi to visit the site. 27 people, including children, died in the blaze..
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Rajkot city police, municipal commissioner shunted out

Gujarat govt transferred Rajkot city police and municipal commissioners in response to the TRP Game Zone fire. Raju Bhargava, the police chief, was replaced by Brajesh Kumar Jha. Anand Patel, the RMC..
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'We don't have faith ... ': Gujarat high court slams state, Rajkot civic body

The Gujarat high court expressed strong distrust in the state's ability to implement corrective measures, reprimanding the Rajkot Municipal Corporation for allowing the illegal operation of TRP Game..
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Nine bodies from Rajkot fire tragedy identified through DNA test: Gujarat home minister


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Rajkot gaming zone fire incident: Local court sends accused to 14-day police custody

Rajkot court remands three accused in gaming zone fire tragedy. Owner Yuvraj Singh Solanki and manager Nitin Jain arrested after fire claims 28 lives. Forensic team conducting DNA analysis to identify..
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Gujarat govt transfers top police, civic officials after fire that killed 28, including children

Rajkot police commissioner Raju Bhargava was transferred on Monday after the fire incident that killed 28 people. He will be replaced by IPS officer Brijesh Kumar Jha.
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Rajkot gaming zone fire: Gujarat High Court lashes at state government, says 'We don't trust...'

A special bench consisting of Justice Biren Vaishnav and Justice Devan Desai expressed its lack of trust in the state machinery, questioning how such an incident could occur despite previous court..
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Rajkot gaming zone fire: Gujarat government suspends 7 officials for negligence

According to officials, an FIR has been filed against six people, including TRP Game Zone owner Yuvraj Hari Singh Solanki, manager Nitin Jain, and others at Rajkot Taluka Police Station.
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Rajkot fire toll rises to 28, no victim identified so far, 2 accused arrested

Gujarat police filed an FIR against seven partners of TRP Game Zone in Rajkot for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The fire at the recreational facility claimed 28 lives, with bodies charred..
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Gujarat HC takes suo motu notice, calls Rajkot fire 'man-made disaster'

A special bench of Gujarat HC addresses the deaths at Rajkot gaming zone, calling it a 'man-made disaster'. They question the lack of necessary approvals for gaming zones in Gujarat, posing threats to..
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Rajkot fire tragedy: One person is still missing, informs Gujarat Home Minister

A total of 27 people lost their lives including children following the massive fire at the game zone in Rajkot on Saturday at around 4.30 pm.
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9 children among 27 dead in Rajkot gaming zone blaze

27 people, including nine children, died in a massive fire at TRP Game Zone in Rajkot, Gujarat. DCP Parthrajsinh Gohil confirmed the deaths amid rescue operations.
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Gujarat: 24 dead in massive fire at gaming zone in Rajkot; rescue operation underway

A massive fire erupted at a gaming zone in Gujarat's Rajkot, leading to the death of 24 people on Saturday evening.
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As BJP's Parshottam Rupala faces Kshatriya anger, Congress's Paresh Dhanani pads up

Leuva Patel Dhanani eyes challenging Kadva Patidar Rupala in Rajkot. Congress proposes withdrawal if Rupala does. Kshatriyas protest his remarks despite his apology. Royal families divided on the..
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Jaiswal is a sensational player – Gill

Shubman Gill praises team-mate Yashasvi Jaiswal after the opener hit another double century in India’s huge win against England in Rajkot.
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England 'hurting' after Rajkot defeat - McCullum

Coach Brendon McCullum says England are "hurting" after a 434-run defeat by India in the third Test, but have "no regrets".
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Very good feeling to win a Test like that - Rohit

India captain Rohit Sharma explains his satisfaction at the huge win over England in the third Test in Rajkot.
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England captain Ben Stokes defends Joe Root's dismissal after their heavy 434-run defeat by India in the third Test in Rajkot.
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England do not need to change method - Stokes

Captain Ben Stokes says England do not need to change their method despite crumbling to a 434-run defeat by India in the third Test in Rajkot
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England slide to a dismal 434-run defeat by India on the fourth day of the third Test in Rajkot.
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India look to build on already large lead over England on day four

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Dire display leaves England facing defeat by India

England are in a dire position in the third Test after a dramatic collapse and spectacular Yashasvi Jaiswal century gives India complete control in Rajkot.
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Ashwin out of third Test over family emergency

India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin pulls out of the third Test against England in Rajkot because of a family emergency.
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Duckett batted with real bravery - Wood

England pace bowler Mark Wood praises opener Ben Duckett for his rapid unbeaten 133 on day two of the third Test against India in Rajkot.
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Thrilling Duckett century leads England counter

Ben Duckett's scintillating century leads a breathtaking England counter-attack on the second day of the third Test against India in Rajkot.
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India v England: Third Test, day two - text updates

Follow live text updates from day two of the third Test between India and England in Rajkot.
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Rohit & Jadeja make centuries to repel England

Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja hit centuries to take India to 326-5 after England had started well on day one of the third Test in Rajkot.
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Jadeja jokes about Ashwin’s 500th-wicket ‘destiny’

India’s Ravindra Jadeja jokes that if Ravichandran Ashwin gets his 500th Test wicket against England in Rajkot it may be "destiny".
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India win toss & bat against England in third Test

Follow live text updates from day one of the third Test between India and England in Rajkot.
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Another seamer will give us best chance - Stokes

England captain Ben Stokes says picking another seamer in Mark Wood will give his side the best chance in the third Test against India in Rajkot.
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Wood back as England pick two seamers for third Test

Mark Wood is recalled to the England XI for the third Test against India in Rajkot as the tourists go with two seamers for the first time in the series.
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Man held for sending email threatening attack on Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad

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