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Strong wind unroofed the buildings in Gori
Update Time: 2017-02-26 16:14:00
The strong wind unroofed the apartment buildings in Gori town, Shida Kartli region. The representatives of the local authorities have arrived at the incident site. Special commission will be set up, which will study the cause of the incident.
69-year-old man abducted from occupational line
Update Time: 2017-02-25 20:16:00
Amiran Gugutishvili, 69, local of Koshka village, has been abducted from the occupational line by Russian soldiers. The man was pasturing the cattle in his year, which is located near the barbed wires. The detained man is transferred to Tskhinvali pre-detention isolator. Negotiations in his release are ongoing through the hot-line of European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM).
Family members of 18-year-old man blame doctors of negligence
Update Time: 2017-02-25 12:09:00
Family members of an 18-year-old girl, who died in Kutaisi city, Imereti region, blame doctors for negligence. The girl was found at home being in unconscious condition. She was first transferred to Chiatura and then to Kutaisi hospital. Doctors said the patient had taken sleeping pills with purpose of committing suicide. The family does not agree with the version of death.
Two found dead at an apartment in Poti
Publish Time: 2017-02-20 16:18:00
Two people have been found dead in the full with water bathroom in their own apartment in Poti, western Georgia. The death cause is unknown at the moment. The neighbors say they had health problems.Investigation is underway
Russian occupants detain Georgian local
Update Time: 2017-02-17 12:21:00
Russian occupants detained a local of Anaklia resort on charge of having attempted to cross the so-called border illegally, the State Security Service reports. The incident took place near the occupation line in Ganmukhuri village, Samegrelo region. Reportedly, the detainee Davit Tsertsvadze was accompanied by another person too, however, he managed to escape.According to State Security Service, the hotline has already been activated and efforts for his release are underway.
Heavy snowfall in Imereti region
Update Time: 2017-02-17 12:16:00
Heavy snowfall continues hitting Georgia’s western Imereti region. Unfavorable weather conditions created problems at Kutaisi International Airport. The flight in direction of Kiev, Ukraine, was carried out 2 hours later than it was due to be implemented.
Flight to Kiev still delayed
Publish Time: 2017-02-16 10:05:00
The flights from Kutaisi to Kiev, Ukraine, still delayed due to unfavorable weather conditions. Passengers have been waiting for three hours for flight.It is snowing in Kutaisi for the time being.
Three people injured in car accident
Publish Time: 2017-02-14 12:53:00
Three people were injured in a car accident at the central highway near Shavshvebi village, Gori district of Shida Kartli region. The car slipped off the road and flipped over. One of the injured women is a police officer. The injured passengers are transferred to Gori “Gormedi” Clinic and Military Hospital. Doctors say that their health condition is not life-threatening.
Locals of Khelvachauri protest over installation of high-voltage lines
Update Time: 2017-02-11 16:08:00
Locals of Khikhani Street of Khelvachauri settlement, Adjara region, object to the installation of Batumi-Akhaltsikhe high-voltage electricity transmission lines. Georgian State Electricity System Company is carrying out the works. Locals claim that the lines are intruded into their property and demand that works are stopped. They threaten with holding of permanent protests.
Locals of Gurjaani hold protest
Update Time: 2017-02-11 16:07:00
Locals of Besiki Street of Gurjaani town, Kakheti region, held a protest about planned construction of Bakurtsikhe-Tbilisi by-pass road. Locals fear that construction works of the highway will further damage their amortized houses. Participants of the protest accused the authorities of inattentiveness and pledged to continue protesting if their demand was ignored.
Rehabilitation of houses in Samegrelo
Update Time: 2017-02-07 17:07:00
Rehabilitation of houses damaged as a result of heavy snowfall in western Samegrelo region continues. Zurab Alavidze, Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure arrived in Abasha district together with representatives of local authorities and delivered construction materials to the family of local Nazibrola Otkhozoria. Construction materials and money will be allocated to owners of damaged houses in Martvili and Tsalenjikha districts as well.
Man dies in fire in Telavi
Publish Time: 2017-02-07 04:19:00
About 50-year-old man died in a fire at Bakhtrioni Street in Telavi city of eastern Kakheti region. A two-floor house was burnt completely. Fire-fighters were extinguishing the fire during 2 hours. However, they failed to save the man’s life. Neighbors presume that electric heater caused the fire. Investigation will determine exact causes of the fire.
Shahin School-Lyceum suspended authorization
Update Time: 2017-02-04 20:12:00
The Shahin School-Lyceum in Batumi city of Adjara region may be closed. Education Quality National Center suspended authorities to the educational institution that was followed by a protest of teachers and parents. The school administration hints on political motives behind the decision. The Education Quality Center denies allegations. The school-lyceum is now in expectation of the court resolution.
Street vending regulations in Mtskheta to become stricter
Update Time: 2017-02-01 20:17:00
Street vending regulations will become stricter in Mtskheta town starting March 1. Locals are not introduced with the new rules but claim that they will not be able to replace their desks in one month. Street vending is, in most cases, the only income for many residents of the town. Tourists claim that they like everything being at display as it is at present.
Man killed as house collapses in Khelvachauri
Update Time: 2017-02-01 12:25:00
A 44-year-old man was killed as a result of house collapsing incident in Upper Peria village, Khelvachauri district of Adjara region, due to heavy snowfall. It is heavily snowing in Adjara region. Central roads are being cleaned. The snow cover in mountainous districts reaches 2 meters.
Abkhazians residing in Adjara to study mother tongue
Update Time: 2017-01-31 16:54:00
The IDP children from Georgia’s one of two occupied regions of Abkhazia and currently living in Adjara will study their mother tongue and literature at schools. Ketevan Tsikhelashvili, State Minister for Reconciliation and Civil Equity opened such classes at Peria and #14 Batumi Public Schools. Four lessons will be held per week for interested persons.
Snow Cleaning works in Guria
Update Time: 2017-01-31 16:49:00
Intensive cleaning works from snow cover continue in western Guria region of Georgia. Special vehicles are mobilized in all four municipalities of the region and technical salt is being distributed across central roads. Problems remain at roads in villages. A special headquarters is established to struggle with various obstacles caused by heavy snowfall.
Fire in Tibaani village
Update Time: 2017-01-31 12:10:00
A fire broke out at Culture House building in Tibaani village, Sighnagi district of Kakheti region. One part of the building was completely burnt. Eye-witnesses presume that the fire broke out from the roof and electricity transmission lines located nearby. Investigation into causes of the fire is ongoing.
Train en-route Zugdidi-Tbilisi delayed
Update Time: 2017-01-31 12:08:00
The train travelling from Zugdidi town of Samegrelo region to Tbilisi was delayed by 5 hours due to technical disorder discovered at Zugdidi Municipality in Imereti region. Passengers faced problems and the inconvenience was mainly caused by no supply of electricity and heating in the train. Another train which was dispatched to the site from Tbilisi brought the passengers safe.
Kutaisi International Airport operates with delays
Update Time: 2017-01-30 12:14:00
Kutaisi International Airport operates with delays due to heavy snow. Due to bad visibility, Kutaisi-Milan flight as could not be implemented.
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