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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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Shullai extends financial aid to landslide victims

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SHILLONG, July 31: Chairman of Monitoring Cum Implementation Committee (MCIC) of 19th South Shillong Constituency and MLA, Sanbor Shullai has extended immediate financial help to the landslide victims whose house and property were partially damaged and destroyed by recent massive rainfall within the Constituency.
An amount of Rs. 10,000 each, totaling an amount of Rs. 80,000, was handed over to eight families supported through honorarium earning of Shullai.
The beneficiaries include Stella Dohling of Upper Lumparing, S. Mawlong of Lower Lumparing, Adrina Dkhar of Lower Lumparing, Lit Kharmuti of Upper Lumparing, R. Rynjah of Upper Lumparing, Sapini Bhowmick of Lower Lumparing, K. Das of Upper Laban, and Purnima Thapa of Riat Laban.


 

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SSASA forms new executive body

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SHILLONG, July 31: The Shillong Socio-Cultural Assamese Students’ Association (SSASA) has formed the new executive body for the term 2016-17 on Sunday in the presence of members and advisers with Ayushman Dutta as the President, Surajeet Hazarika as General Secretary and Diganta Hazarika as the Finance Secretary of the organisation.


 

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