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Latest Tripura News

438 cr project undertaken for Agartala airport

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   10:40 am
Agartala, Jan 19 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a Rs 438 crore project to upgrade the Agartala airport to international standards by providing world-class facilities, a top official announced on Thursday. View More..

Railway Minister-Tripura CM to inaugurate new rail line

    Updated On : Jan 18,2017   8:52 pm
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) The Railway Minister and the Tripura Chief Minister will jointly inaugurate a new railway line beyond the state capital Agartala -- up to the state's southern temple city Udaipur -- on January 24, an official said here on Wednesday. View More..

Railways to launch train for religious tourism

    Updated On : Jan 18,2017   1:06 pm
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) The railways will launch a train for religious tourists on February 17 that will originate in Guwahati and cover shrines in West Bengal and Odisha, it was announced on Wednesday. View More..

Tripura parties to rally in Delhi for empowering tribals

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   1:30 pm
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) One year ahead of the assembly election in Left-ruled Tripura, tribal-based parties have stepped up their activities to push their demands -- including for a separate state. View More..

CPI-M slams formation of tribal party alliance in Tripura

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   4:32 pm
Agartala, Jan 16 (IANS) A day after three tribal-based political parties in Tripura came together and called for a 12-hour shutdown to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the ruling CPI-M on Monday termed the move a "separatist action". View More..

Northeast India reeling under cold wave

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   7:40 pm
Agartala/Aizawl, Jan 14 (IANS) The entire northeastern region on Saturday reeled under a severe cold wave with the lowest temperature hovering between 3 and 8 degrees Celsius, weather officials said. View More..

IndiGo to transport bodies of northeastern residents for free

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   12:18 pm
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Budget airliner IndiGo in association with Delhi Police has launched a scheme to carry bodies of underprivileged residents of northeast India, who die in the national capital, to their homes free of cost. View More..

Tripura troopers to be deployed for Punjab, UP polls

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   12:08 pm
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Two battalions of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) will be deployed in the upcoming Punjab and Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, an official said here on Saturday. View More..

LPG: IOC now cashless in Tripura

    Updated On : Jan 13,2017   1:28 pm
Agartala, Jan 13 (IANS) The state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOCL) has launched cashless transactions in India's northeast for LPG distribution, an official said on Friday. View More..

Tripura records lowest temperature of winter

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   10:40 pm
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) The northeastern state of Tripura Thursday witnessed lowest temperature of the current winter season at 9.7 degrees Celsius, said a weather official. View More..

Railway to invest Rs 1,000 cr on new tracks beyond Agartala

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   3:46 pm
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has invested around Rs 1,000 crore to extend the railway line beyond Tripura capital Agartala and up tothe state's southern temple city Udaipur, a top official said here on Thursday. View More..

Monthly allowance for poor cancer patients in Tripura

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   1:26 pm
Agartala, Jan 11 (IANS) The Tripura government has introduced a monthly allowance of Rs 600 for poor cancer patients, a minister said on Wednesday. View More..

Northeast could feed India up to 1,100 MW of power by yearend

    Updated On : Jan 10,2017   12:14 pm
Agartala/Shillong, Jan 10 (IANS) The northeastern region, with its huge energy potential -- 50,000 MW, by some estimates -- could soon become the "power house of India". And taking a small first step in this direction, it is expected to feed the rest of the country up to 1,100 MW by the end of this year, energy experts say. View More..

Road accidents, biggest killer in Tripura

    Updated On : Jan 09,2017   1:30 pm
Agartala, Jan 9 (IANS) Road accidents have emerged as the biggest killer in Tripura, a senior police officer said on Monday. View More..

Tripura records 2.56% increase in electorate

    Updated On : Jan 06,2017   4:22 pm
Agartala, Jan 6 (IANS) Tripura has registered a 2.56 per cent increase in the total number of its electorate, an Election Department official said here on Friday after the final electoral rolls were published. View More..

Trinamool demands CBI probe into Tripura NBFCs, to launch stir

    Updated On : Jan 04,2017   4:02 pm
Agartala, Jan 4 (IANS) The opposition Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday reiterated its demand for a probe by the CBI and ED into the activities of all illegal NBFCs and chit fund organisations in Tripura and warned of a stir on the issue. View More..

Woman dies as quake hits northeast India (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 03,2017   7:56 pm
Agartala/Guwahati/Shillong, Jan 3 (IANS) A woman was killed and some others were injured in Tripura when a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit India's northeastern region and Bangladesh on Tuesday. View More..

Moderate quakes hits northeast India, no major damage

    Updated On : Jan 03,2017   4:18 pm
Agartala/Guwahati/Shillong, Jan 3 (IANS) A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit India's northeastern region and Bangladesh on Tuesday. There was no report of any major damage, officials said. View More..

Mumbai's Abhijit is Tripura's 'Policeman of the Year'

    Updated On : Jan 03,2017   2:04 pm
Agartala, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian Police Service officer Abhijit Saptarshi has been adjudged 'Policeman of the Year' in Tripura for his outstanding performance in dealing with crime and other law and order situation, the state police announced. View More..

Special drive in Tripura for universal education of children

    Updated On : Jan 02,2017   1:18 pm
Agartala, Jan 2 (IANS) The Tripura government has launched a special drive to provide education to every child, including those who are differently abled and do not attend school, an official said on Monday. View More..