ECONOMY | Eating out could get cheaper with 12 % reduction in GST

ECONOMY | Eating out could get cheaper with 12 % reduction in GST

NEW DELHI, October 18, 2017: Eating out is expected to get less taxing, with the GST Council likely to back a reduction in the levy on restaurants from 18% to 12% and withdrawal of the input tax credit facility available to eateries. The proposed change in the tax rate, discussed by a specially constituted group of state […]

TRIPURA | Security beefed up in state ahead of Diwali; police, fire service and ambulance to remain vigilant

TRIPURA | Security beefed up in state ahead of Diwali; police, fire service and ambulance to remain vigilant

AGARTALA, October 18: Like every year, Diwali festival would be observed at Tripura Sundari Temple on Thursday through various programmes and cultural activities amidst tight security. A two-day long fair and cultural programme would be organized to mark the festival of light. Many stalls would be exhibited in the fair on the occasion. Police would be beefed up […]

Tripura: BSF sounds alert in State to check influx of Rohingyas

Tripura: BSF sounds alert in State to check influx of Rohingyas

AGARTALA, October 18: The Border Security Force (BSF) has sounded an alert along the 856-km-long Indo-Bangla international border in Tripura to check the influx of Rohingyas into the country. “The threat of Rohingya intrusion cannot be ruled out as in the past similar cross-border movement of the same group was observed. Many Rohingyas have taken […]

Tripura: BJP to begin campaign for 2018 polls from November 1

The party has also decided to campaign against the misrule of the Left government using the social media as a vital. 

Tripura: BJP to begin campaign for 2018 polls from November 1

AGARTALA, Oct 17, 2017: With a target set on toppling the Marxist government, the Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to start its campaign from November 1 for Tripura 2018 Assembly elections. As decided, the party would organize meetings, conventions followed by padayatra in all the mandals throughout the state from November 15 till December 15. […]

Tripura | Agartala-Delhi Rajdhani express starting soon

NFR said that all preparations is complete but the date to flag the Agartala-Rajdhani is yet to be finalized.

Tripura | Agartala-Delhi Rajdhani express starting soon

AGARTALA, Oct 17, 2017: The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has finally given its nod to begin the Rajdhani Express service between Agartala and New Delhi, though, an official date to flag the Agartala-Rajdhani is yet to be finalized. When contacted, NFR spokesperson Pranav Jyoti Sharma told TNT-The Northeast Today that all preparations is complete but the date to flag the Agartala-Rajdhani […]

Northeast India’s dream of Affordable Air Connectivity may never take flight due to GST

Northeast India’s dream of Affordable Air Connectivity may never take flight due to GST

October 14, 2017: The implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) Act has greatly affected the growth of aviation sector. Aviation sector is one of the growing sectors in India in the last decades and the Indian Aviation sector is ranked among the top ten market in the world. And it seems there is no reason […]

Demand of Northeast India for separate time-zone can be compromised by change in time-zone

Demand of Northeast India for separate time-zone can be compromised by change in time-zone

-By Subhash Chandra Agrawal October 14, 2017: People and Politicians from north-east India have from time to time raised demand for a separate time-zone for north-east, with a big time-difference of 127 minutes between extreme east and west zones of the country. But any system of dual time-zones may cause unwanted confusion in a country […]

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