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February 5, 1982, Forty Years In the past: Speaker Saves Govt

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The 39-day-old United Democratic Entrance Ministry, headed by Congress (I) chief Ok Karunakaran, survived its first trial of energy within the Meeting, defeating a no-confidence movement with the assistance of the casting vote of the Speaker and the vote of a nominated member. Within the voting which adopted 12 hours of acrimonious debate unfold over two days, the ruling aspect and the opposition had been tied at 70 every. A G Jose, who belonged to the Congress (S) till his election as Speaker on Wednesday, then exercised his casting vote in opposition to the no-confidence movement. Two members of the Janata Social gathering voted in opposition to the federal government, whereas three others who had been suspended from the get together, voted for it. The lone impartial member of the Home, Ok Ok Nair, additionally voted for the federal government.

Kapil Dev’s 100

Kapil Dev scored a breezy 116 and added 169 runs with Yashpal Sharma (55 not out) in 178 minutes for a document seventh wicket stand on the Inexperienced Park stadium in Kanpur. India, 193/3 in a single day, got here inside two runs of overhauling England’s 378/9 (declared) when the sixth and last Check led to an insipid draw. With the draw — the fifth in a row — India regained the rubber in opposition to England 1-0 after shedding in England in 1974. Kapil Dev was awarded the well-deserved man of the collection award.

Kennedy Tapes

John Kennedy had a secret taping system to document his conversations with associates, mates and foes and visiting international leaders, The Washington Publish reported. Kennedy’s secret, identified solely to Evelyn Lincoln, his private White Home secretary, and a few secret service brokers, is sort of embarrassing to his admirers. Theodore Sorensen, who’s considered amongst considered one of Kennedy’s closest aides, stated: “I’m dumb-founded.”

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