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Bihar floods: Amitabh donates Rs 51 lakh to CM's relief fund

Bihar floods: Amitabh donates Rs 51 lakh to CM's relief fund

New Delhi, Oct 9 (UNI) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has donated Rs 51 lakh to Bihar Chief Minister's Relief Fund, as the state is currently facing the flood-like situation.

Amitabh wrote a letter to CM Nitish Kumar, saying, "Indeed I am deeply stricken by the natural calamity that has hit the state of Bihar. My deepest condolences and sympathies to all whose lives have been affected in the recent flood."

"Albeit in a small way, I extend my helping hand to ensure in the restoration of the human life in Bihar,' the letter read.

The flood situation continues to remain grim in Bihar as 14 districts of the state are facing the brunt of nature fury claiming lives of 73 people so far.

More than 1.8 million people living in 1179 villages in Patna, Bhojpur, Bhagalpur, Nawada, Nalanda, Khagaria, Samastipur, Lakhisarai, Begusarai, Munger, Buxar, Katihar, Jehanabad and Arwal districts are hit by flood.

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AAP MLA Adarsh Shastri joins Cong

AAP MLA Adarsh Shastri joins Cong

18 Jan 2020 | 6:13 PM

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) Adarsh Shastri, the Grandson of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, on Saturday joined the Congress along with hundreds of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers.

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Rahul wants mega food, spice parks to be set up in Wayanad

18 Jan 2020 | 6:03 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi has urged Food Processing Industry Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to consider setting up of a mega food park and spice park, respectively in the north east district of Kerala, to augment the farmers' income.
In a letter addressed to Ms Badal, the Kerala MP suggested, "Given the immense potential for agri-processing industry in Wayanad Parliamentary constituency and the need to create opportunities to augment farm incomes in a geographically-challenged terrain, the Ministry may consider the feasibility of setting up of a Mega Food Park in the Parliamentary Constituency."
The district is a major producer of cash crops such as coffee, pepper, turmeric, ginger and varieties of scented rice.

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Uttarakhand CM meets Rajnath Singh

Uttarakhand CM meets Rajnath Singh

18 Jan 2020 | 5:40 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with him, the security and development of bordering areas in the state.

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Delhi Assembly polls: Rajendra Gautam, Imran Hussain file nominations

Delhi Assembly polls: Rajendra Gautam, Imran Hussain file nominations

18 Jan 2020 | 5:34 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Rajendra Pal Gautam and Imran Hussain on Saturday filed their nomination papers from Seemapuri and Ballimaran constituencies, respectively, for the February 8 Delhi Assembly polls.

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PM Modi condoles death of Punjab Kesari Editor Ashwini Kumar Chopra

PM Modi condoles death of Punjab Kesari Editor Ashwini Kumar Chopra

18 Jan 2020 | 5:28 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the death of former BJP MP and editor of leading Hindi newspaper Punjab Kesari Ashwini Kumar Chopra.

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