Road being constructed in Tripura.

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CM Biplab Deb Inaugurates Tripura's 1st Road Made Of Plastic Waste

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb on February 22 inaugurated the state’s first-ever road made of non-recyclable plastic waste made in Agartala. Built under the Agartala Smart city program, the 680-metre-long road was laid at Women's college near BK Road on a trial basis. Counting the positive aspects of the eco-friendly move, CM Deb also assured of more such projects coming underway. Besides, He inaugurated four other projects, including 40 smart… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 06:15 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Tripura, Agartala, Biplab Kumar Deb, Plastic Waste, eco-friendly

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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Sri Lanka Election Commission Chairman Discards BJP Expansion Claims

Sri Lankan Election Commission Chairman Nimal Punchihewa on February 15 discarded speculations concerning BJP's plans to instate a political unit in Sri Lanka. He asserted that electoral laws forbid external forces from conducting political operations in the island nation. Punchihewa's statement arrived after Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb claimed that the BJP was ambitioning political expansion into Sri Lanka and Nepal under the Atmanirbhar… read-more

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 03:59 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: BJP, Sri Lanka, Tripura, Biplab Kumar Deb, Election Commission

Courtesy: NDTV

Schoolgirls

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Tripura To Provide Free Sanitary Napkins To Schoolgirls

To maintain female menstrual hygiene, the Tripura government on January 20 passed a proposal to provide free sanitary napkins to schoolgirls from class 6 to 12. State Education Minister Ratanlal Nath made the announcement of this scheme named ''Kishori Suchita Abhiyan". Aiming to cover 1,68,252 students, the government has earmarked more than Rs 3.6 crore for the scheme. The state has also adopted 'Policy On School Bag 2020', said the… read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 11:42 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Tripura, Sanitary Napkins, Education, Biplab Kumar Deb

Tripura Congressman Bruised By Opposition Workers

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Tripura Cong President's Convoy Allegedly Attacked By BJP Workers

Tripura state Congress chief Pijush Biswas was shifted to a local hospital after his car was allegedly attacked by BJP workers on January 17. Biswas confessed that the incident took place in front of the Congress' field office in Bishalgarh when he was en route to attend a meeting. Moreover, several Congress workers, including a policeman, were injured in the attack. While police have registered the case, Tripura Congress called for a state-… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 05:39 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Congress Party, BJP, Tripura, Crime

Courtesy: NDTV

Tripura Journalists Attacked While Covering Clash Between BJP And CPI(M)

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Tripura Journalists Attacked While Covering BJP-CPI(M)'s Skirmish

Three local journalists have been attacked during a clash between the ruling BJP and the opposition CPI(M) at Tripura's Khayerpur on December 21. Police said, "About 4-5 persons were wounded and the three scribes were attacked". The Agartala Press Club has condemned the incident and demanded "exemplary" punishment to the perpetrators. While the CPI(M) has blamed the BJP, the latter said their members would help in identifying the "real… read-more

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 06:00 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: journalist, Tripura, BJP, CPI(M)

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Tripura NGO pomotes eco-friendly Diwali

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Diwali: NGO Makes Diyas Of Cow Dung, SHG Produces Eco-friendly Candles

In an effort to celebrate eco-friendly Diwali, an NGO from Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district is producing diyas made of cow dung. A volunteer from the NGO claimed that these earthen lamps caused no pollution and gave better lights than Chinese lamps. Similarly, a women Self Help Group in Tripura is manufacturing candles from bamboo sticks. The initiatives are aimed not only at conserving nature but also at generating employment… read-more

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 06:58 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Tripura, eco-friendly, Biplab Kumar Deb, Diwali, Coronavirus

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Mizoram-Tripura dispute

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Tripura Objects To Mizoram Imposing Restrictions In Disputed Border Village

The Tripura government has asked the Mizoram to pull back the restrictions imposed in a border village, Phuldungsei, claiming that the village falls under the North district of Tripura. Tripura’s additional secretary AK Bhattacharya called the restrictions as "highly objectionable", and requested to withdraw it at the earliest. Earlier on October 16, the Mizoram government restricted public movement in Phuldungsei to stop the construction of… read-more

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 04:58 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Tripura, Mizoram, Phuldungsei, Border Dispute

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Tripura journalist protesting over recent attacks

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Tripura: Journalists' Body writes to PM Modi, Shah and PCI Over Attack on Journalists

A Tripura-based journalists' body has written to PM Modi, Amit Shah and Press Council of India, requesting their intervention in the investigation of attack on six journalists. Tripura Assembly of Journalists (TAJ) alleged that the assaults had started, following CM Biplab Deb's comment that said, “over-excited newspapers are trying to confuse people over Covid-19.” TAJ further said that the condition of the media was better during the … read-more

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 01:37 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Freedom of Speech, Amit Shah, PM Narendra Modi, CM Biplab deb, Tripura, assembly of journalist

Courtesy: Indian Express

Former CPIM MP booked for sharing false information

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Tripura: Ex-MP Booked For Sharing "False" Information On Social Media

Jitendra Chaudhury, a former CPI(M) MP from the East Tripura constituency, was booked for a social media post. He uploaded a photo of a broken statue of a Tripura girl in Hojagiri and claimed it was vandalized by some miscreants. However, officials denied his claims saying that the statue had fallen earlier. "Not even Lenin, Karl Marx, even Rabindranath Tagore, Maharaja Bir Bikram, is safe under this regime," said Chaudhury. 

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 05:17 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Tripura, BJP, CPIM

Courtesy: India Today