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  • Earthquake of 6 4 magnitude strikes off Guam-USGS
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  • Award winning filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dies
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BJP eyes Odisha polls: Dharmendra Pradhan thanks Rail Minister for projects

BJP eyes Odisha polls: Dharmendra Pradhan thanks Rail Minister for projects

New Delhi, Sep 12 (UNI) Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday thanked Railway Minister for "prioritising railway projects in Odisha and ensuring seamless connectivity".

"Sincere gratitude to Piyush Goyal for prioritising railway projects in Odisha and ensuring seamless connectivity, greater economic efficiency and safety through complete electrification of the Nuapada-Gunupur, Khurda Road-Balangir, Tata-Badampahar & Rupsa-Bagriposi broad gauge routes," he tweeted minutes after announcement of the new projects were made by the two Ministers at a joint conference.

To ensure greater economic efficiency and seamless connectivity in Odisha, the government on Wednesday cleared projects worth Rs 427.57 crore railway projects for the eastern state where state assembly elections are due in 2019 along with the parliamentary polls.

The projects include Rs Khurda Road-Bolangir project covering 301 km for Rs 260.09 crore.

Other projects are: Rupsa Bangriposi, Nuapda Gunupur and Tatanagar-Badampahar.

A senior BJP leader later said the saffron party is keen for a fierce contest against BJD regime in Odisha and will like to ensure that a BJP leader is enthroned as the state Chief Minister.

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Award winning filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dies

23 Sep 2018 | 11:51 AM

New Delhi, Sep 23 (UNI) Award winning filmmaker and screenwriter Kalpana Lajmi, who established a niche for herself in the world of cinema with acclaimed films like 'Rudaali', 'Chingaari', 'Ek Pal' and 'Daman', died on Sunday after a long battle with cancer, sources in the film industry said.

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Transforming herself with raw food, 76 yrs 'young' American lady wants to learn Yoga from Modi

Transforming herself with raw food, 76 yrs 'young' American lady wants to learn Yoga from Modi

23 Sep 2018 | 11:40 AM

By Asha Mishra Upadhyay New Delhi, Sep 23 (UNI) Transforming herself physically and mentally by adapting raw food as her complete diet, 76-year-old 'young' American celebrity Annette Larkins is so astonishingly slim and active that she beats the teenagers.

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A spoonful of honey makes the heart beat soundly, says a dietician

23 Sep 2018 | 11:33 AM

New Delhi, Sep 23 (UNI) A spoonful of honey makes the heart beat soundly, suggests a dietitian.

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Pleasant morning in Delhi, rain likely

23 Sep 2018 | 11:21 AM

New Delhi, Sep 23 (UNI) National capital woke up to a pleasant morning on Sunday with minimum temperature settling at 25 degrees C, a notch more than season's average here.

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Imran is PM at the behest of Pak army, says BJP

22 Sep 2018 | 11:56 PM

New Delhi, Sep 22 (UNI) The ruling party BJP on Saturday said there will be no talks with Pakistan and the party did not expect much from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is following instructions from the Pak Army.

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