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Major News and Events of 27 April 2017

What Happened on 27 April 2017

Vinod Khanna Dies after Battling Cancer for Many Years

As per reports, the heartthrob of Hindi films, Vinod Khanna died at 11.20 am on Thursday after battling bladder cancer for many years. He was 70.

Sources revealed that the funeral will take place on Wednesday evening.

His friends and colleagues from the film fraternity shared their grief at his death.

Rajnath Singh to Hold Meeting with Inter-ministerial Team to Review Development Package for J&K

As per reports, Union Minister Rajnath Singh is going to hold a meeting with the inter-ministerial team in order to review execution of development package for Jammu and Kashmir.

In November 2015, Prime Minister had announced a package of Rs. 80,000 crore. Rs. 17,000 crore have been released by the Centre to the state government so far.

Representatives from 15 ministries as well as departments are expected to be present at the meeting today.

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