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Tamil Nadu Assembly in Pandemonium, No Trust Vote Likely Today

V K Sasikala

The floor test for the Palaniswami government as mandated by the governor ran into trouble with Panneerselvam and the DMK demanding a secret vote while Speaker P.Dhanapal gave a ruling for grouping mode which will intimidate and identify the MLAs not supporting the Sasikala group openly. Speaker Dhanapal’s ruling created chaos with the opposition groups turning violent and occupying the ...

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NASA’s Mars Orbiter in Hiatus After Computer Swap

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, observing the surface of Mars since 2006, made an unplanned switch on Wednesday from one main computer to another redundant one onboard, affecting few functions for several weeks, said NASA. The hiatus in planned activities due to the computer swap is expected for a few days, affecting communication relays and science observations. In the past too, ...

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