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Rajkot: Metropolis in Gujarat, India
Rajkot is the fourth-largest city in the state of Gujarat, India, after Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara and is in the center of the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Rajkot is the 35th-largest metropolitan area in India, with a population of more than 1.8 million as of 2018. Rajkot is the second-cleanest city of India, and is the 22nd-fastest-growing city in the world as of July 2019. 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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'Vocal for local': Demand for Indian toys rises [Video]

'Vocal for local': Demand for Indian toys rises

The toy manufacturers are getting more demand for India-made products in Gujarat's Rajkot. Demand for India-made products is on the rise after push against Chinese goods following Galwan valley clash...

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Tremors felt in Gujarat's Rajkot [Video]

Tremors felt in Gujarat's Rajkot

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Rajkot in Gujarat on July 16. According to National Center for Seismology, earthquake was felt at around 07:40 am. Terrified residents..

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Continuous downpour cause short circuit at housing society in Gujarat's Rajkot [Video]

Continuous downpour cause short circuit at housing society in Gujarat's Rajkot

Heavy rains triggered flood-like situation in the state of Gujarat on July 07. Short circuit took place in PGVCL electrical substation transformer at Bombay Housing Society of Rajkot due to incessant..

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Extremely heavy rainfall expected in parts of Gujarat: IMD Ahmedabad [Video]

Extremely heavy rainfall expected in parts of Gujarat: IMD Ahmedabad

Informing about the weather conditions, Ahmedabad's Meteorological Department Director, Jayanta Sarkar, on July 07 said that extremely heavy rainfall is expected in Jamnagar, Dwarka and Kutch districts..

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Continuous rainfall leads to water-logging in parts of Gujarat's Rajkot [Video]

Continuous rainfall leads to water-logging in parts of Gujarat's Rajkot

Heavy rain lashed Gujarat's Rajkot on July 06. The continuous rainfall led to water-logging in several parts of the city. Kotecha Chowk and Indira Circle areas were water-logged. People faced..

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Congress stages nationwide protest against continuous fuel price hike [Video]

Congress stages nationwide protest against continuous fuel price hike

Congress workers protested in various parts of the country against the fuel price hike on June 24. In Rajkot, Congress' Kisan Cell protested with carts and horses. Congress workers staged protest in..

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Another earthquake shakes Rajkot, parts of Gujarat; magnitude of 4.1 recorded

National Center for Seismology said an earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale hit 118 km north and northwest of Rajkot at 12:57 pm.
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hits Gujarat's Rajkot

The epicentre of the earthquake was 118 km north-northwest (NNW) of Rajkot at 8:13 pm.
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Rajya Sabha polls: Gujarat Congress shifts 17 MLAs from Rajkot resort to Botad

Ahead of the June 19 Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, the opposition Congress on Wednesday shifted 17 of its MLAs from a resort in Rajkot to a farmhouse near Gadhada town of Botad district, a party leader..
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Congress now moves 2 dozen Gujarat MLAs to resort in Rajasthan

About two dozen Congress MLAs from Gujarat were moved to a resort at Sirohi in Rajasthan on Sunday evening, fearing poaching by Gujarat BJP ahead of RS polls slated to be held on June 19. According to..
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Congress shifts 21 Gujarat MLAs to Rajasthan; FIR against Rajkot resort where legislators were lodged

The Congress on Sunday shifted 21 of its Gujarat MLAs to a resort in Abu Road in Rajasthan and alleged that the BJP was indulging in horse-trading ahead of the June 19 polls for four Rajya Sabha seats.
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Last resort: Gujarat Congress packs 65 MLA in hotels after 3 resignations

With eight Congress MLAs resigning ever since RS polls were announced — three, namely Akshay Patel (Karjan), Jitu Chaudhary (Kaprada) and Brijesh Merja (Morbi), resigned in the past two days — the..
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Migrants in Rajkot pay train fare to return home in UP


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Supreme Court grants protection to lawyer Prashant Bhushan in a case

The FIR was lodged by former Army personnel Jaidev Rajnikant Joshi at Rajkot alleging that Bhushan hurt religious sentiments of the Hindus by tweeting against re-telecast of Ramayana and Mahabharata..
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199 crib deaths at two hospitals in Ahmedabad, Rajkot in December

Two government hospitals in Rajkot and Ahmedabad have together reported 199 infant deaths in December, constituting almost 25 per cent of the total number of admissions that month. Rajkot Civil..
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Indore cleanest city for 4th time in a row

Indore was adjudged India's cleanest city for the fourth time in a row while Kolkata was worst performer in the central government's cleanliness survey announced on Tuesday. In the category of cities..
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Govt bans export of onions, puts stock limit on traders

The two decisions on Sunday came amid reports of spiralling onion prices and just ahead of Maharashtra and Haryana elections. Onion prices have more than doubled in the last two months due to short..
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Rajkot traders carry out silent rally against plastic ban

They have urged the Surat Municipal Corporation to review the ban and to ensure that there is no collateral damage to the local economy
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Construction rules streamlined in Gujarat

The State also announced an increased Floor Space Index (FSI) in most cities, with a special FSI to construct landmark buildings in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot.
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Rajkot man held for raping 4-year-old girl

On Saturday afternoon, the accused grabbed the survivour while she was playing outside her house, took her to his room, raped her and fled from the spot.
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Ahmedabad: Cyber cell arrests Rajkot man for fake profile

The cyber cell of the Crime Branch on Saturday apprehended a man from Rajkot for allegedly creating a fake profile of a woman and sending husband obscene messages to her husband through bogus account.
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Mumbai rains: Western Railways cancels all Mumbai-bound trains from Gandhidham

In the backdrop of heavy rainfall and water-logging in Ahmedabad and Rajkot divisions of the Western Railways, all Mumbai bound trains from Gandhidham have been cancelled. While Gandhidham -Kamakhya..
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Air cheer: PM10 level dipping in Delhi

Analysis of data for 50 metropolitan cities for 2016, 2017 and 2018 showed a declining trend in Delhi, Varanasi, Ranchi, Raipur, Vijayawada and Bengaluru, among others, whereas the level of PM10 rose..
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Rajkot: Post cops' suicide, officials to submit service arms when off duty

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'Suicidal' affair: ASI, constable found dead in room at Rajkot

The deceased have been identified as Raviraj Sinh Jadeja, a constable of 2011 batch and Khushboo Kanabar, ASI of 2016 batch.
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Transport services, port operations halted as Gujarat braces for Cyclone Vayu landfall

The cyclone is likely to affect Kutch, Morbi, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Devbhoomi-Dwarka, Porbandar, Rajkot, Amreli, Bhavnagar and Gir-Somnath districts in Gujarat.
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Rajkot farmers end 4-day fast, govt assures insurance settlement

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