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India's Eastern Frontier best in terms of relations, security: BSF

    Updated On : Feb 17,2019   3:56 pm
Agartala, Feb 17 (IANS) India's Eastern Frontier is the best International Border in terms of relations, security and other aspects with the neighbours, a top BSF official said here on Sunday. View More..

Children of BSF families to visit Bangladesh

    Updated On : Feb 16,2019   7:16 pm
Agartala, Feb 16 (IANS) In a unique move 24 schoolchildren of the BSF families would be visiting Bangladesh on Sunday, an official said here on Saturday. View More..

Tripura to give Rs 2 lakh to each slain CRPF troopers' family

    Updated On : Feb 15,2019   10:00 pm
Agartala, Feb 15 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday announced Rs 2-lakh compensation for each family of the nearly 50 CRPF troopers killed in the suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. View More..

Bibliomania grips book lovers as Agartala Book Fair begins

    Updated On : Feb 15,2019   7:22 pm
Agartala, Feb 15 (IANS) Bibliomania gripped the people of Tripura as the 37th edition of the Agartala Book Fair kicked off on Friday. View More..

Modified Route Dispersal Policy takes a toll on air services in Northeast

    Updated On : Feb 15,2019   3:30 pm
Agartala/Aizawl, Feb 15 (IANS) With the number of flights to and from the northeastern states witnessing a sharp decline over the past several months, passengers from the region are facing severe difficulties travelling to other parts of the country. View More..

Adopt an animal at Tripura Zoo (Societal Feature)

    Updated On : Feb 14,2019   3:28 pm
Agartala, Feb 14 (IANS) Ever dreamt of adopting a lion, a crocodile or a Himalayan black bear or any wild animal? View More..

Adopt Kerala method to boost rubber production: Tripura CM

    Updated On : Feb 12,2019   3:22 pm
Agartala, Feb 12 (IANS) Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday asked all stakeholders to adopt the Kerala method to boost rubber production in Tripura. View More..

Sack Tripura minister for 'indecent behaviour', demands Left Front

    Updated On : Feb 11,2019   7:36 pm
Agartala, Feb 11 (IANS) Tripura's opposition Left Front on Monday demanded state Minister Monoj Kanti Deb be sacked for "touching" his woman ministerial colleague in an "indecent manner" during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally here on Saturday. View More..

Tripura to be gateway of Southeast Asian countries: PM

    Updated On : Feb 09,2019   8:38 pm
Agartala, Feb 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that with help from the Bangladesh government, and by using their ports and other infrastructure, Tripura would become the gateway to Southeast Asian countries. View More..

In Tripura, Modi dedicates new train line to nation

    Updated On : Feb 09,2019   4:48 pm
Agartala, Feb 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated a 23.32-km railway track in southern Tripura to the nation and inaugurated the new complex of Tripura Institute of Technology (TIT) at Narsingarh, near here. View More..

PM Modi unveils statue of Tripura's last Maharaja

    Updated On : Feb 09,2019   4:46 pm
Agartala, Feb 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday unveiled a statue of Tripura's last ruler, Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya (reigned 1923-47), at the airport which was renamed after him in July last year. View More..

Tripura MPs, student body to boycott PM's programme

    Updated On : Feb 08,2019   7:18 pm
Agartala, Feb 8 (IANS) Three CPI-M MPs and the Tripura Student Federation (TSF) on Friday said they would boycott Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Saturday programme in Tripura in protest against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. View More..

Ahead of PM's visit, tribals hold protests in Tripura against Citizenship Bill

    Updated On : Feb 08,2019   5:38 pm
Agartala, Feb 8 (IANS) Ahead Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to three northeastern states - Assam, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh - several tribal parties and NGOs on Friday held a massive demonstration in Tripura demanding the withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. View More..

Veteran Tripura CPI leader quits party

    Updated On : Feb 07,2019   10:58 pm
Agartala, Feb 7 (IANS) In a setback for the opposition Left parties in Tripura, a veteran CPI leader and three-time MLA on Thursday quit the party and joined Janata Dal (United), party sources said late Thursday night. View More..

Weeks before declaration of LS poll schedule, PM to visit three N-E states

    Updated On : Feb 07,2019   10:30 pm
Agartala/Guwahati/Itanagar, Feb 7 (IANS) Weeks ahead for the announcement of the 17th Lok Sabha election schedule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Friday would embark upon a two-day visit to the three northeastern states - Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura, officials and party leaders said on Thursday. View More..

62,173 fake ration cards found in Tripura

    Updated On : Feb 06,2019   4:38 pm
Agartala, Feb 6 (IANS) The Tripura government has identified 62,173 fake ration cards involving 2.81 lakh people, a state minister said here on Wednesday. View More..

EC begins preparations for LS polls in the Northeast

    Updated On : Feb 05,2019   5:10 pm
Agartala/Aizawl, Feb 5 (IANS) With weeks to go for the announcement of the 17th Lok Sabha election dates, the Election Commission has begun preparations in the Northeastern states, a top election official said on Tuesday. View More..

38 Rohingyas, mostly minors, sent to judicial custody in Tripura

    Updated On : Feb 04,2019   11:54 pm
Agartala, Feb 4 (IANS) In all, 38 Rohingya Muslims, mostly children, detained from different parts of Tripura by the security forces, were on Monday sent to judicial custody and juvenile homes, police said. View More..

Protests to intensify until Citizenship Bill is withdrawn: CPI-M

    Updated On : Feb 04,2019   5:20 pm
Agartala, Feb 4 (IANS) Until the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is withdrawn, protests against it will intensify, especially in the Northeast, former Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Monday. View More..

Modi to visit Assam, Tripura, Arunachal next week

    Updated On : Feb 02,2019   2:08 pm
Agartala, Feb 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Assam, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh next week to launch several infrastructure projects and is also slated to address at least two public rallies, a BJP official said here on Saturday. View More..