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Northeast facing acute cooking gas shortage


September 14th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) Northeast India is facing a severe shortage of cooking gas since April after production in four Indian Oil refineries in Assam was hit.Tripura Food and Civil ... Read more...

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Tripura government offers sops for construction workers


September 13th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Continuing to offer sops to woo the electorate ahead of the assembly polls, the Left Front government in Tripura Thursday announced pensions and other benefits for ... Read more...

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As Chinese influence looms, Antony to visit Maldives


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday heads to Male on a three-day visit during which he will inaugurate a military hospital and a training academy for ... Read more...

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President to work on improving Indo-Bangla connectivity


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has assured Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar that he will utilise his office to improve connectivity between India and Bangladesh, officials said ... Read more...

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Tripura to build science village


September 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 10 (IANS) A science village is set to come up in Tripura to popularise scientific concepts in rural areas of the northeastern region.The project at Nimbark village, 10 ... Read more...

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Tripura offers jobs to all medallist sportsmen


August 29th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 29 (IANS) Tripura Wednesday announced government jobs for all sportspersons who have won medals in national and international events.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury said: "The council of ministers ... Read more...

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Tripura militant outfits on revival path, says CM


August 28th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bishalgarh (Tripura), Aug 28 (IANS) Separatist outfits in Tripura, supported by some opposition leaders, are recruiting tribal youths ahead of the assembly polls, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Tuesday."The militant ... Read more...

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Tripura people safe in Karnataka, other states, says Manik Sarkar


August 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The students, professionals and other people from Tripura staying in Karnataka, Maharashtra and other states were safe and there were no reports of any attack on ... Read more...

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Tripura people safe in Karnataka, other states, says Manik Sarkar


August 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The students, professionals and other people from Tripura staying in Karnataka, Maharashtra and other states were safe and there were no reports of any attack on ... Read more...

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Tripura legislator accused of faking caste certificate


August 9th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 9 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Tripura Thursday demanded arrest and removal from the membership of the state assembly of ruling Left Front legislator Partha Das who, they ... Read more...

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Meghalaya bus crash kills 31 (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) Thirty-one people were killed and 27 injured when a bus proceeding from Assam to Tripura rolled down a hill in Meghalaya early Wednesday, police said.Two women ... Read more...

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Tripura lawmaker nailed for false Scheduled Caste tag


August 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 7 (IANS) An administrative committee in Tripura has found that a ruling Left Front legislator, Partha Das, had falsely claimed he belonged to the Scheduled Castes category, officials ... Read more...

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Action against fake poor in Tripura


July 31st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 31 (IANS) Tripura has stepped up a statewide crackdown on people who have claimed fake 'povery status' and collected over Rs.10 million as fines from those who have ... Read more...

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Tripura introduces high security vehicle number plates


July 30th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 30 (IANS) The Tripura government Monday introduced high security registration plates for all vehicles to check their thefts and accidents in the northeastern state.Accidents and thefts of cars ... Read more...

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Rice at Rs.2 a kg for poor in Tripura: Sarkar


July 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 12 (IANS) To woo the voters ahead of the assembly polls, the Left Front government in Tripura will provide rice under the public distribution system (PDS) to the ... Read more...

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Tripura Congress, CPI-M trade charges of wooing militants


June 27th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 27 (IANS) With assembly polls in Tripura drawing closer, the ruling Left Front and opposition Congress are accusing each other of using militants to sway votes.Leaders of ... Read more...

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Tripura’s royal palaces to be turned into musuems


June 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 26 (IANS) Tripura's royal palaces, which were command hubs until the erstwhile princely state's accession to India in October 1949, are now being turned into museums to showcase ... Read more...

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Trinamool won’t join hands with Congress for Tripura polls


June 17th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will not form any alliance with the Congress in Tripura to fight against the ruling Left Front in next year's assembly elections, ... Read more...

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Tripura employees to get paid paternity leave


June 5th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 5 (IANS) Would-be fathers, who are Tripura government employees, will now get seven days' paid paternity leave."To provide all kinds of support to their pregnant wives, all Tripura ... Read more...

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Landslides disrupt rail services to Northeast


June 4th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam)/Agartala, June 4 (IANS) Rail services between southern Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram and the rest of India have been suspended since Sunday following heavy landslides on railway tracks, ... Read more...

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Pranab to meet finance ministers from northeast


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 3 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet the finance ministers of northeastern states here Tuesday to discuss fiscal, infrastructural and investment problems of the region.Tripura ... Read more...

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Sabanayakan elected unopposed as CSJC president


May 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) S. Sabanayakan of The Hindu was Thursday re-elected unopposed as president of the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club for 2012-13 at its annual general meeting here.The list ... Read more...

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Tripura demands roll back of oil price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) The ruling Left Front in Tripura Thursday demanded immediate withdrawal of the hike in petrol prices and organised demonstrations across the north eastern state to press ... Read more...

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Tripura’s special package for Muslims


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 23 (IANS) Months ahead of assembly polls, Tripura's Left Front government Wednesday announced a package for Muslims for their all-round development.The elections are due in February next year.Chief ... Read more...

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Government job for gymnast Dipa


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 23 (IANS) The Tripura government Wednesday announced a government job to gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who has won 29 gold medals in various national meets."To recognise her success, the ... Read more...

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Tripura announces pension, housing schemes for journalists


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 22 (IANS) The Tripura government Tuesday announced pension and housing schemes for the journalists of the state.Speaking to reporters after a cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar told ... Read more...

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35 IAS officers transferred in Haryana


May 20th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) The Haryana government has transferred 35 top Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers in a major bureaucratic reshuffle, an officical spokesperson said here Sunday.The transferred officials include ... Read more...

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Power crisis grips northeast India: Tripura minister


May 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 10 (IANS) India's northeast region has been hit by a severe power crisis for a week following collapse of vital power transmission towers, prolonged dry spells and falling ... Read more...

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New quake-proof Raj Bhavan for Tripura, old one to be Tagore museum (With Images)


May 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 8 (IANS) The Tripura government Tuesday said it was building a new quake-resistant Raj Bhavan and converting the present building into a museum and research centre on Nobel ... Read more...

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Congress MPs to submit a report to PM about Sri Lanka visit


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Members of Parliament belonging to the Congress party who were part of the parliamentary delegation to Sri Lanka said Saturday that a report about the ... Read more...

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Northeast states want tighter border vigil


April 17th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 17 (IANS) Highlighting crimes such as smuggling of weapons, narcotics and fake Indian currency notes (FICN), the northeast states have pressed the central government to tighten vigil along ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan not in politburo, Buddhadeb in


April 9th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) There were question marks over both. But while former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee retained his place in the CPI-M politburo, former Kerala chief ... Read more...

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Tripura gives 12 percent subsidy on power tariff


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 3 (IANS) With an eye on next year's assembly polls, Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday announced a 12 percent subsidy on a 17 percent power tariff hike ... Read more...

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Trinamool leader killed in southern Bengal district


March 31st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) A local Trinamool leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Canning town in South 24 Parganas district, some 50 km from here, police said Saturday."Manik ... Read more...

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Opposition disrupts Tripura assembly over rape incident


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 22 (IANS) The Tripura assembly Thursday witnessed unprecedented bedlam as the opposition Congress created a ruckus demanding a probe into the alleged "mass rape of two young tribal ... Read more...

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