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April 25, 2017 00:38:23 IST
Tripura CM pleads for 90:10 funding to NE StatesAGARTALA, April 24 - In the first-ever NITI Aayog governing body meeting, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has appealed the Centre to simplify the process of releasing of Central share to the States in all flagship schemes.The Centre may release its share ...
Tripura: Mother sells son for Rs 5000 to pay for husband's treatmentA tribal woman sold her eleven-day-old son for treatment of her ailing husband at Rangia Tilla of Haldia ADC village in West Tripura. Father of the child, a daily wage labour who has been ill for a long time and unable to work has confessed that the child was ...
Tripura planters shift to green tea productionAGARTALA, April 22 - The price of orthodox tea has been dwindling over the years prompting tea planters to gradually shift to green tea production in Tripura.In 2017, tea planters can expect good production and it may break the previous years production of ...
Union Power Minister to inaugurate Manarchak plantAGARTALA, April 20 - Manarchak power plant in Sonamura subdivision of Tripura would be formally inaugurated by Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal, according to sources.Goyal is scheduled to arrive here on May 29. However, formal confirmation from Delhi is yet ...
Agartala: Northeast Frontier Railway tops in passenger traffic growthThu, Apr 20 2017 01:54:29 PM Agartala, Apr 20 (IANS): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) topped among 19 railway zones by registering a record growth in passenger traffic in 2016-17, an official said on Thursday. "NFR recorded a 6.22 per cent growth in ...
Agartala: Northeast Frontier Railway tops in passenger traffic growth at "Agartala"
2 more border haats proposed on Tripura-Bangla borderAGARTALA, April 19 - In view of the growing Indo-Bangla border trade, a proposal for setting up two more border haats in Tripura has been made, official sources said here on Wednesday.It was proposed to set up two more border haats at Ekinpur (Belonia) and ...
Left Front confident of securing 51 seatsAGARTALA, April 18 - Amidst the growing influence of the BJP following of stunning victories in five States, CPI(M) State secretary Bijan Dhar asserted that the Left Front would romp home to power in the next Assembly elections, slated for early next year, ...
IPFT splits into two factionsAGARTALA, April 17 - Division in the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) has become official when the dissident faction led by Budhu Debbarma formed a separate committee and declared that they are the real IPFT.The committee was formed in a workers ...
Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik feature in Forbes 'Under-30' Achievers listIndian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar and wrestler Sakshi Malik are among the list of 53 Indians featuring in the Forbes' list of super achievers from Asia who are under the age of 30 and "pushing boundaries of innovation".In its second year, the Forbes ...
Train hits auto-rickshaw in Tripura; two men deadAgartala, April 17 (IANS): Two brothers were critically injured and later died when they tried to rescue their mother from an auto-rickshaw stuck on the tracks in Tripura, the police said here on Monday. Sudip Sarkar, 32, his younger brother Samir Sarkar, 27, ...
Train hits auto-rickshaw in Tripura; two men dead at "Agartala"
Poila Boishakh celebrated with fervour across Tripura[India], Apr.16 (ANI): Thousands of Bengali thronged to temples offering prayers on the occasion of Poila Boishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar in Agartala, the capital of Tripura. According to Bengali Sakabdi, the first day of the year is considered ...
Jaisalmer sizzles at 45.6 degrees as north India faces summer heatThe mercury soared in many parts of northern India on Friday and hovered around the 40 degrees Celsius mark, even as Odisha continued to sizzle and normal life was affected in Rajasthan due to a heat wave in parts of the state. It was a hot day in the national capital with the mercury crossing the 40 degree Celsius mark in some parts of the city. The Safdarjung observatory, whose recording is considered the official figure for the city, recorded a maximum temperature of 40.6 degrees Celsius, ...
Agartala: Tech student's body unearthed 48 hours after burialThe Police on Thursday unearthed a body of a tech student 48 hours after completion of the burial ritual after hundreds of diploma students of entire Tripura gathered in Agartala and blocked roads, demanding proper investigation of unnatural death of one of ...
Formation of 1st Bangldesh government in Agartala to be commemorated08 April 2017|http://www.nerve.in/news:2535003907717|channel:India " --IANS" Agartala, April 8 - A series of programmes will be held in this Tripura capital April 10-11 to commemorate the formation of the first Bangladeshi government here 46 years ago, the ...
Tripura set to supply extra 60 MW to BangladeshAgartala: Tripura is ready to supply an additional 60 MW of power to Bangladesh. The transmission is likely to start during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's four-day visit to India, a Minister said here on Thursday. "We are ready to supply the additional 60 MW ...
Rural jobs scheme: 3 northeastern states on top, two at the bottomSujit ChakrabortyAgartala, April 6 (IANS) Three northeastern states -- Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim -- topped the country in the just-concluded 2016-17 fiscal in providing work under a flagship rural jobs scheme while two others -- Manipur and Assam -- are at ...
Spawning success through mushroom farming in Tripura[India], Apr. 6 (ANI): Suman Bhattacharjee, who is a bank manager by profession, all of a sudden thought of getting self-employed by producing mushrooms. He initially took up training at the state government mushroom centre but was not satisfied, he then ...
5th Agartala Dog Show, a 'barking' success[India], Apr. 6 (ANI): The 5th Agartala Dog Show organised by Tripura Veterinary Doctor's Association, was held at the Vivekananda stadium on Wednesday. "The main idea behind hosting this show is to encourage people to breed dogs and get to know more about ...
Tripura Govt to ensure future of sacked teachersAGARTALA, April 5 - The Left Front Government in Tripura has once again reiterated its decision to stand by the dismissed 10,323 teachers after the Supreme Court verdict.The Council of Ministers in its meeting held here on Wednesday examined the verdict of ...
Only TMC can counter LF in Tripura: MukulAGARTALA, April 5 - Trinamool Congress today said only it has the ability to defeat the "organised terror tactics and misrule" of the Left Front Government in Tripura and dismissed claims by BJP that it would be the main challenger of the Left regime in the ...
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