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  • Agartala, Tripura, Left Front, Panchayat

    Left Front sweeps Tripura panchayat by-polls

    Politics | December 23, 2016 23:55 IST

    The ruling Left Front party in Tripura on Friday won 43 out of 47 seats in the panchayat bypolls, elections for which was held on December 21, officials said. Secretary of the State Election Commission

  • Dipa Karmakar, Agartala, Rio Olympics, Gymnast

    Inspiring story of Olympic sensation Dipa Karmakar to be told through a memoir

    Other Sports | December 08, 2016 21:59 IST

    India’s first female gymnast ever to compete in the Olympics Dipa Karmakar will now be told in a memoir to be co-authored by her coach Bishweshwar Nandi. Tentatively titled "Dipa Karmakar: The Small Wonder, the

  • national education policy to be prepared with opinion of

    National education policy to be prepared with opinion of all : Smriti Irani

    Politics | September 19, 2015 14:26 IST

    Agartala:  Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has said a joint effort has been initiated from the national to the grassroots level to obtain opinion to formulate a national education policy."This is for the

  • tussle between tripura hc government over law secretary

    Tussle between Tripura HC, government over law secretary continues

    India | July 31, 2015 16:42 IST

    Agartala:  The conflict between the Tripura High Court and the government over removal of Law Secretary Datamohan Jamatia from his post continues with the law minister shooting off a fresh letter to Chief Justice Deepak

  • tripura bans plastic bags

    Tripura bans plastic bags

    India | July 14, 2015 14:50 IST

    Agartala: Tripura has imposed a total ban on the use, manufacture,import, storage and sale of plastic bags in the state in view of its harmful effect on the environment, official said here on Tuesday. The decision

  • post offices to provide banking services soon centre

    Post offices to provide banking services soon: Centre

    India | July 12, 2015 20:06 IST

    Agartala:  The central government is committed to provide banking services in rural areas through modern post offices where facilities like ATM, pension account and core banking will be made available, union Communication and IT Minister

  • rs. 5 000 crore project for northeast s telecom

    Rs. 5,000 crore project for northeast's telecom infrastructure

    India | July 12, 2015 10:41 IST

    Agartala:  The central government has launched a Rs.5,000 crore ambitious project for the development of telecommunications in the northeastern states, union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Saturday.The project will be implemented in the

  • no conclusive proof that mobile radiation is harmful bsnl

    No conclusive proof that mobile radiation is harmful: BSNL

    July 06, 2015 16:03 IST

    Agartala : There is no decisive data or evidence so far to show that radiations from mobile phones or towers have adverse health or environmental effects in India, a top BSNL official here said."There is

  • tripura to get high speed internet connectivity from

    Tripura to get high-speed internet connectivity from Bangladesh

    India | July 04, 2015 20:11 IST

    Agartala: Tripura will be gateway for reliable and super-fast Internet facility as Bangladesh government has agreed to allow India to use unspent bandwidth in the neighbouring country's Cox Bazar, a BSNL official said today."An agreement

  • railway ministry to send team for india bangla rail project

    Railway ministry to send team for India-Bangla rail project

    India | June 20, 2015 18:08 IST

    Agartala: To push India-Bangla rail extension project, Railways ministry would be sending a high level team to expedite the process soon.The decision of sending the Railway Ministry team to have a first-hand knowledge about the

  • kolkata agartala bus reaches tripura from dhaka

    Kolkata-Agartala bus reaches Tripura from Dhaka

    India | June 07, 2015 15:31 IST

    Agartala: The Kolkata-Agartala bus service via Dhaka reached Agartala last midnight amid warm welcome from people of Tripura. Senior state officials received the bus at the Indo-Bangla border of Tripura.People waved at the bus as

  • two bus services launched between india and bangladesh see

    Two bus services launched between India and Bangladesh (See PICS)

    World | June 06, 2015 17:28 IST

    Dhaka:  In a major boost to connectivity between India and Bangladesh, two bus services were flagged off today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

  • tripura bans maggi meghalaya sends samples for testing

    Tripura bans Maggi, Meghalaya sends samples for testing

    India | June 06, 2015 16:08 IST

    Agartala: Tripura has banned Maggi noodles, while Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh governments have sent samples for testing, an official release said on Saturday.Nestle's Maggi was banned in the state on Friday night following an order

  • tripura cm urges agricultural scientists to stop farmers

    Tripura CM urges agricultural scientists to stop farmers' suicides

    Politics | May 23, 2015 18:03 IST

    Agartala: Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar urged the scientific community in the agriculture and allied sectors to take suitable measures to stop farmers' suicides in the country."During the regime of both Congress and BJP led

  • agartala stops power water supply to bengal chift fund firm

    Agartala stops power, water supply to Bengal chift fund firm

    India | March 18, 2015 17:29 IST

    Agartala: The Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Wednesday cut off the electricity and water supply lines to Tripura head office of Kolkata-based Rose Valley Group, a chit-fund company, an official said here."The main office building

  • railway connection to most ne state capitals by 2020

    Railway connection to most NE state capitals by 2020

    India | March 16, 2015 14:47 IST

    Silchar (Assam): Indian Railways today said most of the capitals of North Eastern states will have railway connection by 2020."All capital cities of North ast states, including Sikkim, will be under Indian Railways map by

  • northeast to be made commercial hub of southeast asia centre

    Northeast to be made commercial hub of Southeast Asia: Centre

    India | December 06, 2014 14:40 IST

    Agartala: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said Saturday India's northeast region would be made a "trading and commercial hub of Southeast Asia"."Over 98 percent of northeastern states' boundaries are international boundaries. Based

  • agartala airport to be made international airport

    Agartala airport to be made international airport

    India | November 24, 2014 16:02 IST

    Agartala:  The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has completed preliminary work to upgrade Agartala airport as an international airport to boost the region's connectivity with southeast Asia, an official said here Monday."The prime minister is

  • one killed more than 1400 houses damaged in agartala cyclone

    One killed, more than 1400 houses damaged in Agartala cyclone

    India | April 30, 2014 16:50 IST

    Agartala: A tribal woman had died and at least 1450 houses damaged and unspecified number of people displaced from their homes due to a cyclone accompanied by hail storms in two districts of Tripura, official

  • international standard airport at agartala by 2016

    International standard airport at Agartala by 2016

    India | November 20, 2013 8:34 IST

    Agartala: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a Rs.300-crore project to modernise Agartala airport and upgrade it to international standards by 2016, officials said Tuesday."Within 36 months, the modernisation projects of the Agartala