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August 24, 2016 16:19:03 IST
Rallies, meetings banned in Agartala after mob violence, arsonThe Tripura government on Wednesday barred public meetings and rallies in Agartala and re-imposed prohibitory orders in state capital to ensure normalcy and peace, an official said.These measures come after Tuesday's ethnic clashes in which at least 24 ...
REWIND: India in the last 24 hoursHere's a recap of moments captured in India in the past 24 hours. Villagers wade though the flooded Burdwan-Katwa road at Norjai Setu in Burdwan district of West Bengal on Tuesday. Photograph: PTI Photo A fire fighter trying to control the fire in a cracker shop near Sadar Bazar in Gurgaon on Tuesday. Photograph: PTI Photo Bharatiya Janata Party supporters taking out Tiranga Yatra in Lucknow on Tuesday. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo Passengers travelling on the roof ...
Agartala clashes: 17 injured as tribals demand 'Twipra land', a separate state for themselvesAt least 17 people were injured in clashes between supporters and activists of Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) and local residents in different parts of Agartala on Wednesday, police said The post Agartala clashes: 17 injured as tribals demand ...
Several hurt in Agartala violenceThe Indigenous Peoples Front of Twipra (IPFT) today resorted to violence and arson while taking out a procession here to commemorate autonomous district council (ADC) Day, resulting in injury to more than 40 people.
Section 144 imposed in Agartala after clashes over separate tribal state, 20 injuredSection 144 was imposed in Agartala in Tripura on Tuesday after IPFT supporters created law and order situation, demanding separate tribal state 'Twipra Land'. At least 20 people were injured, a few seriously, here after activists of a tribal party attacked ...
Quake hits Northeast India, neighbouring areasAgartala/Aizawl, Aug 23 (IANS): A 5.5-magnitude earthquake in the Myanmar-India border region on Tuesday rocked Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya and some other parts of Northeast India, but there was no report of major damage, officials said. "The ...
Ajinkya Rahane named for Arjuna awardNew Delhi: Star cricketer Ajinkya Rahane will be conferred on with the Arjuna Award alongside archer Rajat Chauhan, athlete Lalita Babar, cueist Sourav Kothari, boxer Shiva Thapa, footballer Subrata Paul, hockey stars V.R. Raghunath and Rani Rampal, shooters ...
Tripura declares holiday as it celebrates Dipa Karmakar's homecomingAgartala, Aug 22: The Tripura government on Monday gave a rousing reception to ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian to take part in an Olympic gymnastics final, missing out on the bronze by a whisker.Hundreds of fans, officials, followers, admirers ...
Agartala gives their gymnast Dipa Karmakar a rousing receptionGymnast Dipa Karmakar gets a grand welcome after arriving in Agartala.
Cloud on Calcutta train serviceThe Northeast Frontier (NF) Railway's efforts to run a direct train between Agartala and Sealdah in Calcutta has run into trouble because of lack of infrastructure. NF Railway sources said the route of the Kanchanjungha Express, which plies between Silchar ...
Dipa Karmakar, coach Nandi braved 'conspiracies' to reach the topAgartala, Aug 21 (IANS): Dipa Karmakar's coach Bisheswar Nandi had once sought the intervention of the Tripura government to "save the career" of the promising gymnast from "unnerving conspiracies". In a long letter to the Secretary of the Tripura Sports ...
Tripura power plant faces losses as ONGC delays gas supplyAgartala, Aug 21 (IANS): A state-owned company's third largest gas-based power plant near here, mandated to provide 100 MW of electricity to Bangladesh, has been incurring losses due to delays in supply of gas by another public sector undertaking. The Rs ...
Agartala gets ready to felicitate Dipa KarmakarThousands are expected to witness the felicitation of gymnast Dipa Karmakar and her coach Bishweshwar Nandi in Agartala on Monday. The sports and youth affairs department of the Tripura Sports Council...
IOC to transport fuel to Tripura via BangladeshAGARTALA, Aug 20 - Although traffic is normal on Assam-Agartala National Highway and also on alternative NEC Highway, the IOC has decided to bring fuel through Bangladesh, official sources confirmed here today. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has already ...
NIT boost to Tripura tech educationThe upgrade of erstwhile Tripura Engineering College to National Institute of Technology Agartala in 2006, along with 19 others in the country, has led to rapid progress in technological education in the state. According to the ratings of the National Ranking ...
Raksha Bandhan celebration at Agartala mosque to promote communal harmonySetting an example of communal harmony before the nation, people in Agartala on Saturday organised a Raksha Bandhan celebration in the premises of the city's Gedu Mia mosque that brought together college students, boys and girls of Hindu, Muslim and ...
Gymnast Dipa Karmakar will get busy with MA examinationAgartala, Aug 19: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who finished fourth in the Olympics final at Rio, will take her MA examination next week under Tripura University, her father said here on Friday. Olympics special site; Photo gallery"Dipa, accompanied by her coach ...
5 lessons from Dipa Karmakar, India's golden girlInspirational. True grit. Rewards of perseverance.Dipa Karmakar's achievement, says Rediff.com's Divya Nair, has lessons for us all. IMAGE: Dipa Karmakar competes in the Vault final at the Rio Olympics on August 14, 2016. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters On the eve of Independence Day, if billions of Indians were glued on to the television sets with their fingers crossed, one young woman has to be credited for it. Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, was waiting ...
Tripura school student electrocuted while lowering TricolourAgartala, Aug 15 In a tragic incident a school student was electrocuted while lowering the national flag in Tripura on Monday, police said. The police said that 16-year-old Amarjit Shil, a student of class nine, died on the spot when he came in ...
Tripura celebrates 70th I-Day peacefullyAgartala, Aug 15 (UNI) Amid tight security, Tripura celebrated 70th Independence Day today peacefully with enthusiasm and fanfare. Individual houses hoisted national tri-colour in the early morning while educational institutions, public offices, ...
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