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Assam court summons Rahul Gandhi in defamation suit

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GUWAHATI, Aug 06 (IANS): A court in Assam has issued summons to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to appear before it on September 29 over a defamation suit filed against him.
The summons was issued by the court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) of Kamrup (Metro) district.

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AR’s DG presents mobility equipment to paraplegic Ex-Serviceman

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PUNE, Aug 06: The happiness of 69 years old Ex Serviceman of Assam Rifles Rifleman Purna Bahadur Chhetri knew no boundaries on Friday as he received a mobility equipment from the Director General of Assam Rifles Lt Gen HJS Sachdev, PVSM, AVSM, SM, ADC.

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Sun Pharma employees stage strike opposing company’s anti-labour practices

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SHILLONG, Aug 06: The sales promotion employees and medical representatives, under the aegis of FMRAI and CRU(NER),working in Sun Pharma staged a strike on Saturday at the parking lot adjacent to Hotel Polo Towers to voice their opposition against the company’s alleged anti-labour practices, unethical marketing practices, besides non-compliance of court orders.

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Prabhu flags off Agartala-Delhi train service

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Agartala, July 31 (IANS): The 67 years old popular agitation for railway services to Tripura finally culminated in Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday flagging off the Agartala-Delhi passenger train services on the newly laid broad gauge track.
The much awaited weekly passenger train named "Tripura Sundari Express" would run between Agartala and Anand Vihar station of Delhi and Anand Vihar and Agartala covering a distance of around 2,480 km in 47 hours.
Bangladesh Railway Minister Mazibul Hoque, Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain and top officials of the Indian and Bangladesh government were present at the flagging off ceremony held at the Agartala railway station.

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EFLU holds 12 – day Capacity Building programme

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SHILLONG, July 31: The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Shillong Campus, in collaboration with the Meghalaya Institute of Entrepreneurship, Government of Meghalaya and Basin Development Unit, West Jaintia Hills District organized a 12 –day Capacity- Building programme for the inhabitants of Shnongpdeng and Darrang villages, West Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya.
23 participants from the two villages participated in the training that was held from July 18 to 30, 2016 at EFLU, Shillong Campus.

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