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Magisterial probe into mob violence, arson in Agartala
Agartala, Aug 25 : The Tripura government has ordered a magisterial probe into the ethnic violence here on August 23, an official said on Thursday.

6.8 earthquake rocks Myanmar, tremors felt in parts of India
New Delhi/Kolkata/Guwahati, Aug 24 : An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale rocked Myanmar on Wednesday as tremors were felt in Indian states like West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Tripura and Assam as well as in neighbouring Bangladesh, officials said.

6.8 earthquake hits Myanmar, tremors felt in India and Bangladesh
New Delhi, Aug 24 : An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale hit Myanmar on Wednesday and tremors were felt as far as West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Tripura and Assam in India as well as in Bangladesh, officials said.

Rallies, meetings banned in Agartala after mob violence, arson
Agartala, Aug 24 : The Tripura government on Wednesday barred public meetings and rallies in Agartala and re-imposed prohibitory orders in state capital to ensure normalcy and peace, an official said.

Section 144 imposed in Agartala after IPFT supporters storm town
Agartala, Aug 23 : The West Tripura district administration has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 in Agartala after Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) supporters created law and order situation in the city.

Over 88pc vote in Tripura tribal autonomous body by-poll
Agartala, Aug 23 : Over 88 per cent of the 22,481 electors on Tuesday cast their votes in a by-election to a seat in Tripura's lone tribal autonomous council.

Tripura government gives promotions to gymnast Dipa, coach
Agartala, Aug 23 : The Tripura government on Tuesday gave out of turn promotions to ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar and her coach Bisheshwar Nandi in their government jobs under the sports and youth affairs department, a minister said.

Quake hits northeast India, neighbouring areas
Agartala/Aizawl, Aug 23 : A 5.5-magnitude earthquake in the Myanmar-India border region on Tuesday rocked Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya and some other parts of northeast India, but there was no report of major damage, officials said.

Indian coaches' just as good as foreign counterparts, says Dipa ...
Agartala (Tripura), Aug. 23 : Rejecting the notion that foreign coaches are more likely to deliver results when it comes to local athletes, 'Produnova' specialist Dipa Karmakar's coach Bishweshwar Nandi asserted that Indian coaches' can do just as well, or even better, provided they are given ...

National awards to Dipa, coach will boost Tripura sports: Minister
Agartala, Aug 22 : National sports awards to ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar and her coach would benefit Tripura sports, Tripura Sports Minister Sahid Chowdhury said here on Monday.

Rio stars Sindhu, Dipa get rousing reception on homecoming
Hyderabad/Tripura, Aug 22 : Rio silver medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu and Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian woman to take part in an Olympic gymnastics final, were accorded rousing receptions at their hometowns on Monday on return from the Olympics.

Tripura tribal autonomous body by-poll on Tuesday
Agartala, Aug 22 : The by-poll to a seat under Tripura's lone tribal autonomous body would be held on Tuesday with the ruling CPI-M making all efforts to take on a tribal party backed by the BJP and Trinamool Congress.

Tripura declares holiday as it celebrates gymnast Dipa's homecoming
Agartala, Aug 22 : The Tripura government on Monday gave a rousing reception to ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian to take part in an Olympic gymnastics final, missing out on the bronze by a whisker.

Tripura accords a grand welcome to gymnast Dipa Karmakar
Agartala, Aug 22 : The government and people of Tripura gave a rousing welcome to Olympian and gymnast Dipa Karmakar and her coach Bisweshwar Nandi on Monday as they arrived in Agartala, the media reported.

Tripura greets ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar
Agartala, Aug 22 : The Tripura government on Monday gave a grand reception to ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian gymnast to take part in an Olympic final.

Dipa Karmakar, coach Nandi braved 'conspiracies' to reach the top
Agartala, Aug 21 : Dipa Karmakar's coach Bisheswar Nandi had once sought the intervention of the Tripura government to "save the career" of the promising gymnast from "unnerving conspiracies".

State-run Tripura power plant faces losses as ONGC delays gas supply
Agartala, Aug 21 : A state-owned company's third largest gas-based power plant near here, mandated to provide 100 MW of electricity to Bangladesh, has been incurring losses due to delays in supply of gas by another public sector undertaking.

Raksha Bandhan celebration at Agartala mosque to promote communal ...
Agartala (Tripura), Aug. 20 : Setting an example of communal harmony before the nation, people in Agartala on Saturday organised a Raksha Bandhan celebration in the premises of the city's Gedu Mia mosque that brought together college students, boys and girls of Hindu, Muslim and other communities ...

Classic language status for Manipuri demanded
Imphal, Aug 20 : Manipuri populated areas in Bangladesh, Myanmar and the North Eastern region, especially Assam, Tripura and Manipur, observed the 25th Manipuri Language Day on Saturday and demanded making Manipuri a classic language.

NEEPCO losing Rs 40 lakh daily as ONGC fails to supply gas in Tripura
Monarchak (Tripura), Aug.20 (ANI): North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO), a state run 'Mini Ratna' under the Ministry of Power claimed that it facing a loss of Rs 40 lakh daily since August 2013 as ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd) has failed to supply the committed gas ...

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar will get busy with MA examination
Agartala, Aug 19 : Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who finished fourth in the Olympics final at Rio, will take her MA examination next week under Tripura University, her father said here on Friday.

India to route petroleum products through Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 18 : Bangladesh on Thursday inked a short-term route permit agreement to allow India transport petroleum products from the northeastern state of Assam to Tripura through Bangladesh in the wake of floods that have drastically damaged Indian roads.

Dipa Karmakar revives Duleep Singh's gymnastics legacy in Tripura
Agartala, Aug 18 : Three decades after his death, the memory of soldier-turned-legendary gymnastics coach Duleep Singh has again come alive with Dipa Karmakar's performance at the Rio Olympics, focusing global attention on little-known Tripura.

Decision on Tripura MLAs who deserted Congress on Aug 29: Speaker
Agartala, Aug 18 : A decision on the issue of six Congress legislators in Tripura joining the Trinamool Congress (TMC) will be announced on August 29, Assembly Speaker Ramendra Chandra Debnath said on Thursday.

Tripura Hajj pilgrims to fly to Saudi Arabia tomorrow
Agartala (Tripura), Aug. 17 : Eighty two Muslim pilgrims left Tripura by air in two batches on Wednesday to take part in the Hajj, one of the biggest annual religious congregations in Saudi Arabia.

Tripura school student electrocuted while lowering Tricolour
Agartala, Aug 15 : In a tragic incident a school student was electrocuted while lowering the national flag in Tripura on Monday, police said.

Dipa's brilliant show will encourage other gymnasts: Tripura CM
Agartala, Aug 15 : Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar's brilliant performance would encourage others and give a boost to Indian gymnastics, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here on Monday after unfurling the tricolour at the Assam Rifles Ground.

Centre snatching powers of states: Tripura CM
Agartala, Aug 15 : Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Monday said the central government was trying to snatch all powers of the state governments and trying to force the states to beg for aid.

Dipa misses medal at Rio but wins millions of hearts
Agartala, Aug 15 : Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar narrowly missed the Rio Olympics gymnastics bronze on Sunday night, but won the hearts of millions in Tripura and other parts of the country.

I-Day celebrations: Security beefed-up in Tripura
Tripura, Aug. 14 : Security has been beefed up in Tripura after the Union Home Ministry alerted north-eastern states over possible terror attacks ahead of the Independence Day celebration.

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