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PM Narendra Modi to launch several projects in Vadodara today

Ahmedabad:  PM Narendra Modi is likely to visit Gujarat today for the third time in the month of October. During his visit, he will launch several projects in Bhavnagar and Vadodara districts today.

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As per the reports, Modi will launch the initial phase of ferry service amid Ghogha in Bhavnagar district and Dahej in Bharuch in the Gulf of Cambay. The government has spent Rs 615 crore on this project.

PM Narendra Modi will give speech during his visit in Ghogha and later will go to Dahej from Ghogha on the ship. After Dahej, he will head to Vadodara where he is slated to launch several projects of Rs 1,140 crore.

On Sunday, Ajay Bhadoo, Chief Executive Officer of Gujarat Maritime Board affirmed that first phase of ferry to be launched by PM Modi for its passengers.

“It is a complex project which involves complicated marine structure of the Gulf of Cambay, on which it is built. The service reduces the distance between the two towns from 310 kilometres by road to 30 kilometres which can be covered in 1 hour,” Bhadoo added.

PM Modi will launch eight new projects in Vadodara of worth Rs 1,140 crore.

Vadodara municipal commissioner Vinod Rao stated, “PM Modi will offer to individual a Rs 100 crore city command, control centre in Badamadi Garden, Rs 125-crore Janmahal city transport hub and multi-level parking (under PPP), a Rs 160 crore multi-modal city transport hub, Rs 267 crore waste-to-energy processing plant.”

Moreover, Narendra Modi will also launch Rs 166 crore water treatment plant, Rs 55 crore deer safari park, two flyovers of worth Rs 265 crore as well as Rs 6 crore veterinary hospitals.

During his visit, Modi will also give lecture to people at Navlakhi compound in Vadodara. He had gone to Vadnagar on 8 October and also launched several projects in Rajkot, Vadnagar, Gandhinagar, Bharuch.

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Gujarat will witness elections in the month of December this year.

Nearly 54 Egyptian policemen died in violence with militants

CAIRO, EGYPT: Nearly 54 Egyptian police officers died in clashes by Islamist fighters close to the Bahariya oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt on Saturday.

Egypt: Over 30 policemen were killed in clashes

The interior ministry stated on Saturday that security forces stopping the Islamist militants in Western Egypt were targeted on Friday at the Bahariya oasis.

Several attackers lost their lives during the violence but their death toll is not known yet.

As per the source, the group was strike by rocket fire. The assailants also make use of fiery devices. It is believed that the attack was carried out by popular militant small group Hasm.

As the army eliminated President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, terrorist groups have raised their attacks on the military and cops.

Since few days, authorities have been clashing with Egyptian branch of the ISIS group in the north of the Sinai peninsula.

On Saturday, Two truck drivers noticed heavy employments of security personnel in Western Desert of Egypt and that aircraft were performing close watch.

Hasm had carry out several attacks since 2016 on cops, officials as well as judges in Cairo.

In the Sinai Peninsula, several soldiers and cops have been died in the ISIS group clashes.

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Earlier, six soldiers were died in a “militant” gun and grenade attack on October 13 on security post close to the North Sinai provincial capital of El-Arish.

Happy Birthday! Parineeti Chopra turns 29 yr old today

Priyanka Chopra’ cousin sister Parineeti Chopra turned 29 years old today. She always wanted to become an investment banker before becoming a movie artist. She was born in Ambala, Haryana on October 22, 1988.

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The actress graduated in Business, Finance and Economics and later she returned to India in year 2009 due to financial crisis. Parineeti then joined Yash Raj films as a public relations consultant.

After this, Parineeti signed the contract of three films along with Yash Raj banner as an actress. Parineeti started her career in year 2011 with film Ladies VS Ricky Behl. She played small role in this movie. The actress was honored with the Best Female Debut Filmfare Award for film.

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In year 2012, Parineeti got the opportunity to work in Yashraj’s film under the Yash Raj Banner. Parineeti’s film Ishaqzaade was along with Arjun Kapoor where the duo showed great performance. She received Special Mention National Award for the film.

Srikanth Kidambi reaches Denmark Open final, beat Wong Wing Ki Vincent

Indian Badminton Champion Kidambi Srikanth clinched his third Super Series Premier title after defeating Hong Kong’s Wong Wing Ki Vincent in straight games in men’s singles final of Denmark Open tournament that was held on Saturday at Odense Sports Park.

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In the starting of game, the duo contributed a lot to score the match points but later Srikanth dominated him during the 39-minute semifinal.

“I feel great. I really wanted to do well. Our game is similar but I was more patient and though I made some errors initially I learnt quickly. Next is Lee whom I have not played and I think he will be a tricky player to beat,” Srikanth stated.

Kidambi Srikanth and Wong Wing Ki Vincent scored six points ahead of the Indian took a lead of 11—6.

Wong scored 10—13 score following the interval but later Srikanth presented outstanding performance and took a lead of 15—10.

Kidambi Srikanth took a lead of 4—0 in the second game, however, some faults at the net assisted Wong Wing to score 3—4. Later, Srikanth clinched 7—5 points against the opponent player.

Srikanth displayed terrific energy when he scored to 8 points over Wong Wing. But, Wong Wing tried to exceed Srinkanth and take a lead 11—9 during the break.

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Indian Champ took three straight points following the lemon break. The points helped him to take a lead of 14—12 and won the game against Wong Wing.

HTC U11 Life to unveil on November 2

Company HTC is ready to unveil HTC U11 Plus and HTC U11 Life soon in the markets. The company is likely to propell HTC U11 Plus and the HTC U11 Life cellphone on November 2 in Taipei.

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The leaks on Evan Blass revealed that HTC U11 Plus will involve 6-inch WQHD+ display that will come with pixel resolution of 18:9. The cellphone will likely be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC.  On the other hand, HTC U11 Life handset operates on Android. The cellphone will involve 5.2-inch full HD display, powered by Snapdragon 660 SoC. The smartphone comes with two variants including 3GB RAM plus 32GB storage, 4GB RAM plus 64GB storage.

Talking about its camera details, the cellphone boasts 16-megapixel rear and front cameras. Other connectivity options include 2,600mAh battery, IP67 rating, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port. The handset involves price tag of €400 approx Rs 30,700.

The cellphone will come up with two variants involving 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. HTC U11 Plus handset will involve 12-megapixel rear camera, f/1.7 aperture, dual-LED flash. On the front, the cellphone involves 8-megapixel camera to take selfie.

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The cellphone will involve 3,930mAh battery, it will be powered by Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. The handset runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box.