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LDA to conduct lottery process for its 250 vacant plots in Vasantkunj Yojna

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Lucknow: Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) will allot as many as 250 housing plots through lottery system in its Vasantkunj Yojna located at Hardoi Road.
According to LDA officials,  the lottery system will take place in the second week of March. The development authority in the month of February opened registrations for its 250 vacant plots till February 28. As per LDA records, development authority has received more than 800 applications for the allotment.
The plots have been categorized in four categories as per their size, while cost of the plots is said to be Rs 24,000/sq metre. Development authority is also making a provision to develop housing units for the beneficiaries after allotting them plots, However, fee for the construction work is yet to be decided by LDA.
District magistrate and acting vice chairman of LDA Abhishek Prakash said, “The lottery process is expected to be conducted in Indira Gandhi Prathisthan in second week of March. The benefiacries under the scheme will be given vacant plots under much lower prices as compared to private developers.”

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‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Peaky Blinders’ star Helen McCory dies due to cancer

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British film, television and stage actress Helen McCrory has died aged 52 from cancer, her husband and fellow actor Damian Lewis said on Thursday. McCrory “died peacefully at home surrounded by a wave of love from friends and family”, Lewis wrote on Twitter, calling his late wife “beautiful and mighty”.

“We love her and know how lucky we are to have had her in our lives. She blazed so brightly,” the actor added, explaining she had died “after a heroic battle with cancer”.McCrory was best known as a star of the hit BBC crime drama ‘Peaky Blinders’ and for the role of Narcissa Malfoy in the “Harry Potter” films, as the mother of the boy wizard’s school-aged rival.

She played Cherie Blair, the wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, twice in both the “The Queen” (2006) and “The Special Relationship” (2010), and played fictional British interior minister Clair Dowar in the James Bond film “Skyfall” (2012).

Born in Paddington in west London in 1968 to a Welsh mother and Scottish-born father, McCrory was the eldest of three children. She attended school in southeast England and spent a year living in Italy before studying acting at London’s Drama Centre.

A lengthy acting career followed, which saw her play a multitude of roles on the small and big screen, as well as on stage. McCrory and Lewis, who starred in the US TV series Homeland, married in 2007. The pair met performing in the Shakespeare play “Much Ado About Nothing” as comedic protagonists Beatrice and Benedick.

 

In 2011, she told the Independent newspaper she had eschewed celebrity but was honoured to have played such interesting roles. An actor’s job, she said, was to “reassure the audience that life, as muddled and as wonderful as it is, is worth living”.

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