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Meghalaya: Umiam Bridge likely to be repaired by June

Shillong, April 24 (UNI) The ongoing repair works of the Umiam Bridge at Barapani is likely to be completed by June, an official statement said on Wednesday.
The present works have been taken up under Dam Rehabilitation Improvement Project (DRIP), the main objectives of which are rehabilitation and improvement of dams and associated appurtenances safety institutional strengthening. The major works under DRIP includes drilling and grouting of dam, crack repairing and hydro-mechanical works.
“At present 60 per cent of the drilling and grouting works have been completed and as per preliminary reports, it was observed that seepage through the dam has reduced. The work is tentatively scheduled to be completed by June 30, 2024, after which the road will be opened fully for traffic,” an official statement said.
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Bengal records around 78 pc polling till 5 PM; Stray violence reported

Bengal records around 78 pc polling till 5 PM; Stray violence reported

25 May 2024 | 6:28 PM

Kolkata, May 25 (UNI) Amid reports of stray violence, an estimated 77.99 per cent of over 1.45 crore electorate exercised their franchise till 5 PM in the penultimate sixth phase election to eight Lok Sabha seats of Tamluk, Kanthi, Ghatal, Jhargram, Medinipur, Purulia, Bankura and Bishnupur in Bengal on Saturday.

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Odisha Govt running under Tamil remote control: Minister

Odisha Govt running under Tamil remote control: Minister

25 May 2024 | 6:06 PM

Kujanga / Aul (Odisha), May 25 (UNI) Senior BJP leader and Union Women & Child Development Minister, Smriti Irani, on Saturday came down heavily on the ruling Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha, alleging that it was running on a remote control operated from Tamil Nadu.

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SMP, Kolkata, gears up for cyclone Remal

25 May 2024 | 5:24 PM

Kolkata, May 25 (UNI) Rathendra Raman, Chairperson of Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkata, on Saturday reviewed the preparedness of the port for cyclone Remal.

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Odisha records 48 44 percent polling  till 3 pm

Odisha records 48 44 percent polling till 3 pm

25 May 2024 | 4:57 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 25 (UNI) Approximately 48.44 percent of 94.41 lakh electorate have exercised their franchise till 3 pm in the Six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly seats, spread over 10 districts in Odisha.

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Opposition now blaming EVM,  means exit poll results will favour NDA: Modi

Opposition now blaming EVM, means exit poll results will favour NDA: Modi

25 May 2024 | 4:28 PM

Patna, May 25 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that with the opposition INDI Alliance now starting to blame the EVM, it is clear that the exit poll of the Lok Sabha election results will speak about the success of the NDA.

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