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Four militants held in Tripura


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) Four militants from the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) have been arrested in Tripura, police said Thursday.The guerrillas were held Wednesday ... Read more...

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Woman judge sacked in Tripura


June 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 24 (IANS) A judge in Tripura has been dismissed from service for making derogatory remarks against the judges of higher courts, an official said Sunday. Sampa Nath's dismissal ... Read more...

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Reang refugees’ return to Mizoram stalled again


May 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, May 16 (IANS) The repatriation of 36,000 Reang refugees from Tripura to Mizoram is hanging in the balance again as most of the tribals are unwilling to return ... Read more...

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Reang refugee repatriation from Tripura to Mizoram begins


May 4th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, May 4 (IANS) The long-awaited repatriation of Reang tribal refugees from Tripura to neighbouring Mizoram began Friday but there is uncertainty over whether all the migrants will return ... Read more...

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Repatriation of Mizoram refugees from Tripura fails again


April 27th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 27 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of Reang tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram has failed to kick off yet again as they are unwilling to return ... Read more...

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Refugees’ return to Mizoram from Tripura put off


April 27th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 26 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram did not start Thursday as the inmates are unwilling to return to their villages ... Read more...

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Amid uncertainty, Reang refugees to return to Mizoram


April 25th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 25 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of Reang tribal refugees from Tripura to adjoining Mizoram is set to resume Thursday, but there is still uncertainty over whether ... Read more...

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Armed tribal youths arrested in Tripura (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 5 (IANS) Even as union Home Minister P. Chidambaram was visiting Mizoram over the Reang refugees repatriation issue, security forces arrested five Reang tribal youths with arms ... Read more...

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Armed tribal youths arrested in Mizoram


April 5th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 5 (IANS) Even as union Home Minister P. Chidambaram was visiting Mizoram over the Reang refugees repatriation issue, security forces arrested five Reang tribal youths with arms ... Read more...

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Refugee repatriation from Tripura to Mizoram starts April 26: Chidambaram


April 5th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, April 5 (IANS) The long-awaited repatriation of 36,000 tribal refugees, who have been staying for the past 15 years in camps in Tripura after being displaced from their ... Read more...

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Onus on Mizoram to take back tribal refugees: Tripura


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 25 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Saturday put the onus of taking back the 37,000 Reang tribal refugees on the Mizoram government, and called on the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to convince Reang refugees to return home


February 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 13 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will Saturday visit Tripura's refugee camps, where over 36,000 tribal migrants from Mizoram have been staying for the past 15 ... Read more...

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Train engine catches fire


December 26th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) The engine of the Dharmanagar-bound passenger train Monday caught fire in Tripura but no one was hurt, police said here.Flames enveloped the engine at Nabincherra in ... Read more...

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Man held with ammunition in Tripura


November 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) A mentally deranged man was detained in a court complex in north Tripura Monday with a Belgium-made magazine loaded with 14 live bullets, police said."The middle-aged ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Nagaland, Tripura


November 8th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Nagaland and Tripura Wednesday-Thursday to interact with college students and also address public meetings, an official said ... Read more...

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Ten Tripura militants surrender with weapons


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 3 (IANS) Ten armed tribal guerrillas of a separatist outfit fled their camps in Bangladesh and surrendered before Indian security forces in Tripura Thursday, police said.The National Liberation ... Read more...

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Rahul to visit northeast next week


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Imphal, Nov 3 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will next week visit election bound Manipur as well as Tripura and Nagaland, ruled by non-Congress governments, party leaders said ... Read more...

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Tripura mothers to receive health alerts on mobiles


September 13th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kumarghat (Tripura), Sep 13 (IANS) Expectant and new mothers in Tripura will now receive reminders on their mobile phones for regular checkups, thanks to a new programme launched Tuesday by ... Read more...

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Militants take abducted Tripura villagers to Bangladesh


July 24th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) guerrillas have taken to Bangladesh the eight tribal villagers kidnapped from north Tripura last week, police said here Sunday."According to ... Read more...

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Tripura guerrillas abduct eight villagers


July 20th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) At least eight villagers were kidnapped by tribal guerrillas in Tripura, police said here Wednesday."Eleven heavily armed NLFT (National Liberation Front of Tripura) militants raided the ... Read more...

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Iconic Left leader’s body cremated in Tripura


June 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) Iconic communist leader Baidyanath Majumder was cremated Wednesday evening at his ancestral home town Kailashahar in north Tripura as thousands of people from all walks ... Read more...

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10 people abducted by rebels in Tripura, Mizoram


June 8th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, June 8 (IANS) At least 10 people, including two executives of an Assam-based private company, were abducted by tribal guerrillas in two separate incidents in Tripura and Mizoram, ... Read more...

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Tripura announces holiday to mourn Left leader


June 7th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) The Tripura government declared a holiday Tuesday in the memory of veteran communist leader Baidyanath Majumder, who died earlier in the day, officials said here.He would ... Read more...

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Rejected lover sends bullets to girlfriend


June 5th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 5 (IANS) Rejected in love, a young man in Tripura sent some bullets to his girlfriend, who fainted after receiving them, police said Sunday.Habib Mia sent six cartridges ... Read more...

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26 hurt in acid attack in Tripura, one held


May 29th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 29 (IANS) At least 26 people were seriously injured, four of them critically, in an acid attack in Tripura, police said here Sunday. One person was arrested.Police arrested ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s Mizoram visit cancelled due to bad weather


May 18th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, May 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday cancelled his trip to Mizoram due to bad weather at the airport, and returned to New Delhi from Agartala, ... Read more...

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Nine Tripura terrorists flee Bangladesh, surrender


May 17th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) Nine guerrillas of a separatist outfit have fled their camps in Bangladesh and surrendered before Indian security forces in Tripura, police here said Tuesday."The NLFT (National ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to review law and order in Tripura, Mizoram


May 16th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, May 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will along with senior officials will review the law and order situation of two northeastern states of Tripura and ... Read more...

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Refugee repatriation to Mizoram begins


April 12th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 12 (IANS) The long-awaited repatriation of tribal refugees from Tripura to neighbouring Mizoram began Tuesday but there is still uncertainty over whether all the migrants here will ... Read more...

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‘Government ignoring Mizoram tribal refugees in Tripura’


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 23 (IANS) Mizoram's Reang tribal refugees living in Tripura for the last 14 years have been neglected by both the central and state governments, Tripura Chief Minister Manik ... Read more...

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Tripura orders probe into Mizoram refugee camp fire (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 20 (IANS) The Tripura government late Sunday ordered a magisterial inquiry into Saturday's fire that devastated a refugee camp in the state's north, killing 16 people and leaving ... Read more...

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Tripura helps fire-struck Mizoram tribal refugees


March 20th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 20 (IANS) Mizo tribal refugees, whose entire relief camp in Tripura was gutted, making over 15,000 migrants homeless, Sunday started rebuilding their huts with the assistance of the ... Read more...

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19 die in Tripura refugee camp fire (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 19 (IANS) At least 19 people, including children and women, were Saturday burnt to death when a fire ravaged a refugee camp in Tripura home to Reang tribals ... Read more...

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14 burnt to death at Tripura refugee camp


March 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 19 (IANS) At least 14 people were Saturday burnt to death when a fire broke out at a refugee camp in north Tripura where Reang tribal migrants of ... Read more...

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Malaria biggest enemy of Indian border guards in northeast


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Feb 23 (IANS) Malaria poses a bigger threat than insurgents and smugglers to Border Security Force (BSF) men posted along India's northeastern border with Bangladesh, with many dying of ... Read more...

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