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Court defers judgement in Salahuddin Ahmed case

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SHILLONG, Oct 15: The court of the Judicial magistrate (first class) of Meghalaya deferred its judgment on Bangladesh Nationalist Party or BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed to November 9.
With this, the hearing on his case has been deferred for the third time in a row. The first incident was on August 13 and then October 15. A visibly sad Ahmed, while coming out of the court informed that the hearing has again been deferred to November 9th.

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31 Bangladeshis detained in Guwahati station

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Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS): Thirty-one Bangladeshi nationals were detained at the railway station here on Monday, a police official said.
"The group came to Guwahati from Bengaluru onboard the Guwahati-Bangalore Express. They were waiting to board the Kanchanjungha express to go to Agartala," Superintendent of Railway Police Hemanta Kumar Das told the media here.

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Hek moves for retention of Customs office

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SHILLONG, Oct 15: Meghalaya’s Health Minister, AL Hek has apprised the Centre of the request of the State government to retain the office of Chief Commissioner of Customs and CGST in Shillong.
In this regard, Hek had called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at New Delhi during which he also handed over Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma letter of request in this regard.
Hek said that the Union Minister has assured to examine the matter.

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General public to benefit from Star Cements’ generosity

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SHILLONG, Oct 15: Star Cement Ltd has donated an ambulance to the Hynniewtrep National Youth Front (HNYF) through its CSR scheme.

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Mega Icon Kalam remembered on birth anniversary

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SHILLONG, Oct 15: IIM Shillong paid tribute to the missile man of India, Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam on Monday to commemorate his 87th birth anniversary. The planned event was preceded with a fun-filled day organized under the Nurturing Minds initiative for school children present from in and around the campus on October 13, followed by special screening of his documentary offered by National Geographic.

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