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Nonagenarian anti-uranium activist passes away in Meghalaya

Shillong, Oct 29 (UNI) Anti-uranium activist Spelity Lyngdoh Langrin, who refused to sell her land to the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) to mine Uranium in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district bordering Bangladesh, has passed away. She was 95.
“She passed away at 11.30 pm on Wednesday after a long illness, but she died peacefully at her residence in Domiasiat village,” Spelity’s daughter, Smerela Lyngdoh Langrin, told UNI.
Spelity has been suffering from various age-related diseases but has not been able to get much of needed medical attention due to the non-existence of a health centre in the village.
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BJP approaches governor in child's murder case

01 Dec 2020 | 11:06 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 1 (UNI) BJP on Tuesday demanded the Odisha Governor to intervene on the issue of alleged abduction and murder of Pari, a five year old girl of Jadupur village in Nayagarha district and on the unconstitutional adjournment of the house before its scheduled time.

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Coronavirus tally reaches 1,09,332 as 181 cases found on Tuesday across 20 districts

01 Dec 2020 | 11:03 PM

Ranchi, Dec 1 (UNI) The Coronavirus tally in the state on Tuesday reached to 1,09,332 as 181 cases of Covid-19 were detected across 20 districts of Jharkhand.

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Assam rolls out biggest-ever DBT scheme

01 Dec 2020 | 11:01 PM

Guwahati, Dec 1 (UNI) The biggest direct benefit transfer scheme of Assam, ‘Orunodoi’ scheme, was launched by Chief Minister Sarbananada Sonowal here on Tuesday.

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7904 mammals sighted during census in Bhitar Kanika National Park

01 Dec 2020 | 10:58 PM

Kendrapada, Dec 1 (UNI) As many as 7904 mammals were sighted in Bhitar Kanika National Park during the census this year.

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Patna High Court refuses to defer judicial magistrate examination due to Corona pandemic

01 Dec 2020 | 10:53 PM

Patna, Dec 1(UNI) Patna High Court on Tuesday refused to defer due to Corona pandemic, the preliminary test to be conducted for selection of Judicial magistrates.

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