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Meghalaya CM resigns as member of Lok Sabha

Shillong, Sep 4 (UNI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma today resigned as member of the Lok Sabha after he was elected as member of the Meghalaya Assembly on August 27.
Sangma had been elected as member of the Tura parliamentary constituency in the by-election after his father and former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Agitok Sangma, who had represented the constituency for nine-times passed away on March 4, 2016.
Sangma, who was accompanied by two Congress parliamentarians from Meghalaya Vincent H.Pala and Wansuk Syiem, submitted his resignation to Lok Sabha Speaker, Sumitra Mahajan.
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Centre’s move to regulate social media, OTT platforms is threat to democracy: Satej Patil

27 Feb 2021 | 11:54 AM

Mumbai, Feb 27 (UNI) Maharashtra Minister of State for Home, Housing, Transport, IT, Parliamentary Affairs Satej Patil has criticised the Union Government’s move to regulate social media platforms and over-the-top (OTT) saying that it was nothing but infringing the privacy of individuals and free speech under the Constitution.

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Countdown begins for PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission

Countdown begins for PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission

27 Feb 2021 | 11:53 AM

Chennai, Feb 27 (UNI) The 22.5 hour countdown for tomorrow's
launch of PSLV-C51, which would be carrying 637 kg Brazillian
Satellite Amazonia-1 and 18 co-passenger satellites, began at
0854 hrs on Saturday at the spaceport of Sriharikota, about
100 km from here.

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COVID : 20 new cases, one death in UT

27 Feb 2021 | 11:45 AM

Puducherry, Feb 27 (UNI) As many as 20 more persons were tested positive for Coronavirus and one died since the last 24 hours, ending at 10 AM on Saturday, taking the tally of COVID infection cases to 39,717 and death toll to 668 in the Union Territory.

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Banned gutka worth Rs 20 lakh seized; 2 arrested

27 Feb 2021 | 11:36 AM

Thane, Feb 27 (UNI) Two persons were arrested and seized a banned gutka worth Rs. 20.35 lakhs from them at Varsova Naka, the police said on Saturday.

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Spray Chlorpyriphos on wheat crop advises, farm scientists

Spray Chlorpyriphos on wheat crop advises, farm scientists

27 Feb 2021 | 11:17 AM

Hamirpur, Feb 27 (UNI) With the possibility of a light rainfall expected in the region in the next five days and the Maximum temperature to remain at 27-28 degree celsius and minimum temperature at 10-12 degree celsius, the farm scientists of the Department of weather have asked the farmers to Chlorpyriphos 20 EC at 2.0 litre to stop the impact of the yellow rust on the crops.

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