Category Archives: Tripura

Tripura records over 438 AIDS patients, 1,155 HIV positive cases

AGARTALA: Over 438 patients are found to be AIDS patients whereas, 1,155 are estimated to be HIV positive cases across the state, according to sources. The Tripura State AIDS Control Society (TSACS) tested a total of 47,300 blood samples of suspected ...Read More

Tripura:Controversial Governor says Muslims should eat Pork

The Governor of Tripura is known for his over the top statements but even by his normal outburst the recent statement by him on Muslim's eating Pork is bound to outrage even the most patient critics of the person who ...Read More

Face-lift for Agartala Airport to begin February, 2016, MoEF shows thumbs up

AGARTALA: The work for a face-lift of the Agartala Airport, the second largest airport in the northeastern region in terms of passenger traffic, will begin from February, 2016 as the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) have given clearance ...Read More

Over 400 village panchayats in Tripura fail to complete audit work for three fiscal years

AGARTALA: No audit was done in more than 400 village panchayats and village committees across Tripura in three years from 2010-2013. A government record confirmed that the Audit General of Tripura had failed to complete audit work of 4 village ...Read More

Region to host Northeast Idol

Following in the footsteps of increasingly popular Indian Idol, the northeast region is all set to host the Northeast Idol 2016 in January 2016. Considering the huge talent found in the region, introducing such a competition will provide a solid ...Read More

Trafficked children brought back from Bangladesh

AGARTALA: A total of five children from a village of Gomati District, trafficked to Bangladesh 23 days back by a couple, were handed over to their family on Monday. The Bangladesh police handed over the five children to the Tripura ...Read More

IPFT joins agitation under NFNS banner for separate statehood demand in New Delhi

AGARTALA: The National Federation for New States (NFNS) comprising of different movement groups including Tripura’s Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) took their two-day long agitation for separate statehood to the national capital by organizing ‘sit-in-demonstration’ at Jantar Mantar in ...Read More

Insurgency-hit Tripura tea industry flourish once again

AGARTALA: The three decade old insurgency which nearly ruined the century old tea industry in Tripura, is recovering with the restoration of peace and harmony. Tea Association of India secretary P K Sarkar said, "All 58 tea gardens in the ...Read More

The Controversial Governor

Priyanka Deb Barman Born in a well-to-do family in South Calcutta with roots in Bangladesh, Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy has a long yearning to take part in the development of Bengal. Roy also sees a possibility of well utilization of ...Read More