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ISRO made century: Launches 100th Satellite



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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has achieved another milestone in its research. ISRO has successfully released it’s 100th Satellite into space. As its 42nd mission the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40), released a weather observation satellite along with 30 other satellites.

The satellites include India’s Cartosat-2 series satellite, one Nanosatellite and one Microsatellite. All the other countries stared at India because the last satellite which is ejected out it becomes India’s 100th satellite. ISRO chief A S Kiran Kumar has announced the success of the launch and he said it is the New year gift to the country.

The PSLV has launched the satellites at 9.29 am today (Friday) from  Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Out of the 31 satellites 28 satellites from other countries and three satellites from India. Last year in the month of August India has sent an IRNSS-1H satellite which was failed due to a freak accident.

By launching 104 satellites on February 15 last year ISRO has drawn the attention from other countries. Out of 104 satellites, 101 satellites were foreign satellites. It also includes India’s Cartostat-2 series and earth observation satellite.

This mission is a very special mission because the satellites were sent into two orbits said, scientists. 30 satellites were sent in an orbit which is about 550 km and another one sent in an orbit about 359-km above the Earth. The mission will take 2 hours 21 minutes to launch the satellites in two orbits.

Appreciations to the ISRO team:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the ISRO and its scientists for the success of launching the 100th satellite. My heartiest congratulations to ISRO & its scientists on the successful launch of PSLV today. This success in the New Year will bring benefits of the country’s rapid strides in space technology to our citizens, farmers, fishermen etc.

Modi tweeted “The launch of the 100th satellite by @isro signifies both its glorious achievements and also the bright future of India’s space programme.”

President Ram Nath Kovind has congratulated the ISRO scientist for the success. Venkaiah Naidu the vice president has congratulated the whole team for the successful launch of the 100th satellite.



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Maharashtra Farmers withdraw protest: Gov agrees to demands




It is not easy for the Indian farmers to be identified for their protests. But in Maharashtra farmers were successful in bringing down the government to agree their demands. Over 35,000 farmers who started a long rally on March 6 and walked 185 kilometres from Nashik to Mumbai to meet the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

For not to cause any disturbance to the public the farmers have decided to march at night Their protest finally ended on a positive note. On Monday evening Maharashtra government announced that they have agreed most of the farmers’ demands including the right to forest land and waiver of loans. So that farmers have decided to withdraw their protest as the government agrees to their demands.

Thousands of farmers across Maharashtra started a long march from Nashik and reached Mumbai to voice their demands includes a complete farm loan waiver, implementation of  M.S. Swaminathan Commission report, transfer of forest lands to tribal farmers, higher rate for what they produce, securing land rights under the 2006 Forest Right Act.

Most of the opposition parties like Congress, NCP, MNS, and Shiv Sena leaders have supported the farmers and their protest against the government.

Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray said that I don’t see the red flags, I saw their red blood which is the same as ours, whichever the flag they carry, whoever their political hero government has to hear them. It is unfortunate to be insensitive to those who feed us and put ideological cages on them.

Rahul Gandhi tweeted the Congress party stands with the farmers and tribals marching to protest against the Central and state governments. ” I appeal to PM Modi and the CM to not stand on ego and to accept their just demands he added.

The farmers were led by the All India Kisan Sabha, and the government has arranged a special train for the farmers to go to their homes.




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Irrfan Khan diagnosed with rare disease Neuroendocrine Tumour



Irrfan Khan

51-year-old actor Irrfan Khan has revealed about his health condition. Few days ago he told that he is suffering from a rare disease. He said that he has been diagnosed with a rare disease called a neuroendocrine tumour. He wrote on Twitter soon he will share the details about the disease.

Earlier this month Irrfan Khan tweeted about his disease and said he is going out of the country for the treatment. He requesting all his fans to continue sending their wishes. NEURO is not always about the brain it is not easy to search for the disease and to know about the disease on google.

Irrfan begins his statement with a quote by Margaret Mitchell — “Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect.  “The unexpected makes us grow, which is what the past few days have been about.  Learning that I have been diagnosed with NeuroEndrocine Tumour as of now has admittedly been difficult, but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within me has brought me to a place of hope.

The journey of this is taking me out of the country, and I request everyone to continue sending their wishes. As of the rumours that were floated NEURO is not always about the brain and googling is the easiest way to do research.  To those who waited for my words, I hope to be back with more stories to tell.”

Irrfan Khan tweeted on March 5 “Sometimes you wake up with a jolt with life-shaking you up. The last fifteen days, my life has been a suspense story. Little had I known that my search for rare stories would make me find a rare disease,” I have never given up and have always fought for my choices and always will.

My family and friends are with me and we are working it out the best way possible. In trying time, please don’t speculate as I will myself share with you my story within a week – ten days when the further investigations come with a conclusive diagnosis. Till then wish the best for me.



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