Actress Kangana Ranaut, who stepped into the shoes of a director with her most recent film "Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi", is all set to continue her directorial stint with an action film.

"I'm on the verge of announcing my next directorial venture. It's an action film, an epic drama. It has taken a lot of my time. Currently, we are putting everything in order, but we have locked the script. We will be doing a photoshoot, soon after, which we plan to release the poster, too," Kangana said in a statement.

The film is likely to be mounted on a large scale.

On the acting front, Kangana will next be seen in a sports-based film "Panga", as well as in a biopic based on the life of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and yesteryear actress J. Jayalalithaa.

She feels it is a great time to be in the industry as "there are a lot of great stories to be told and actresses today are bringing a lot of business".

"I'm happy with the way 'Manikarnika' worked for me - as an actor and also as a director. Now is the right time to start work on my second directorial project," Kangana added.

The M.I Group has set sails to yet another endeavour in Lucknow, with the Central Park Property that'll be opening its gates with a multitude of over 600 flats with all modern utilities. This real-estate company has become synonymous to comfort and luxury in Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi-NCR, for building lavish commercial and residential projects.

All these projects exude a sense of lifestyle, a blend of open and green spaces, architectural-civil excellence and a nexus of facilities, all under a single roof. Their latest project in Lucknow, the MI Central Park is offering you houses made not of bricks and cement but dreams and love, which truly deserve your attention!

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Jaipur's COVID drive witnesses an improvement; 32 new vaccination sites added by Health department

In just 24 hours, the Jaipur Health Department raised the number of vaccination sites in the city from 55 to 87.

In a bid to boost the coronavirus inoculation drive in Jaipur, the health department has scaled up the number of vaccination sites across the city. A demand by nursing homes and private hospitals in the city was met by the district authorities, who increased the number of vaccination sites by 32 in just 24 hours, boosting the overall pace of the covid immunisation drive in the Pink City. About 4,425 healthcare workers got the vaccine jab across the 87 vaccination sites in Jaipur.

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Mumbai Local-trains prepare to reopen full-services on January 29; official state orders awaited

Western Line operations will likely begin for all commuters, with 1,367 services a day by Friday, January 29.

Following a meeting chaired by the Maharashtra Chief Minister and top-bureaucrats, on the reopening of local trains for all commuters, the Western Railways has begun to chalk out a plan to resume full-services, with 1,367 transits in a day by January 29. Though the railway board is still awaiting the official orders, various ways to reopen locals for all are being worked upon, wherein permissions to all commuters may be granted soon, during non-peak hours initially.

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Kanpur's daughter Dr. Usha Yadav named for Padma Shri; brings great acclaim to the city

An alumnus of Kanpur University, Usha credits a major part of her success to the literary environment provided by the city.

The announcement of the Padma Awards brought great cheer for the city of Kanpur. Born and brought up in the city, Dr. Usha Yadav is one of the 102 distinguished citizens from across the country to receive Padma Shri this year. A PHD-degree alumnus of Kanpur University, Usha credits a major part success of her success to the literary environment provided by the city.

A proud daughter who has preserved her father's legacy

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Hindi litterateur and author, Usha Yadav has not only added a shining feather in her cap but also preserved her father's legacy. She is the daughter of Chandrapal Singh 'Mayank', who authored many children's stories. A lawyer by profession, he wanted Usha to become a judge but she was inclined towards literature and writing from a young age.

It was in class 9th when her first poem got published in the school magazine and she has never looked back after that. Usha has authored books on a range of themes in her long career. Having completed her D.Litt in Agra, she joined Bhimrao Ambedkar University after that, where she served till retirement.

Author of stories based on lives of women, children and senior citizens

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Reportedly, Dr. Usha told that her stories are often based on children, women and senior citizens. She has credited to her success, more than 100 books on issues encircling their lives. In the present times, children across all sections of society are facing tough circumstances. While the ones in rich families have everything except their parent's attention, middle-class kids are overburdened by the aspirations of their parents. The toughest experiences are faced by children in poor and deprived families. Their childhood is overshadowed by their constant struggle for food. Similarly, daughters and women are feeling more insecure with each passing day. It is these issues that motivated most her stories.

A deep sense of attachment for Kanpur

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As per reports, Usha mentioned that she feels a deep sense of attachment for Kanpur. Laden with proverbs and idioms, the city's local language influenced her passion for writing. She further said that all her visits to Kanpur bring back old memories from the past. While the city evolved with time, its heritage remains preserved.

While the author has achieved a remarkable feat with the latest award, this is not her first honour. Previously, she has been presented with the Bal Sahitya Bharati Award, the highest honour for children's literature, Mahatama Gandhi bi-annual Hindi literature award, Meera Smriti Samman amongst others.

Online mobile gaming has made casinos available in the palm of your hands

Old school casino culture takes a backseat.

In Goa, casino culture is a big part of what makes the tourist state thrive. Not only do outsiders come and try their hand at games such as Blackjack, Roulette, Poker, and many more, but the locals are invested in it as well. With the current ongoing global trends, things are changing everywhere and in that light, players are shifting towards online casino. With the help of online casino, more and more people are getting a chance to try their luck in a virtual setting and earn real money.

Online gaming, mobile gaming and such services are quickly gaining traction. With esports becoming more popular by the day, people are realizing the scope of mobile gaming (in this case, online casino). This comes under the category of online mobile gaming, which is convenient and pushes players to take a turn towards real money games.

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