Tripura reports 783 new COVID-19 cases, 13 more deaths

Agartala: Tripura registered 13 more deaths due to COVID-19, the highest so far in a single day, pushing the toll to 495, a health department bulletin said on Saturday. The COVID-19 caseload in the northeastern state rose to 49,290 as…

ADB sanctions Rs 1,925 cr power project in Tripura

Agartala: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned a Rs. 1,925 crore project for up-gradation of power generation and distribution in Tripura, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma said on Wednesday. The amount was recently sanctioned to the Tripura State…

Security tightened for Tripura panchayat polls

Tight security arrangements have been made for Tripura panchayat elections and more than one thousand polling booths have been identified as “sensitive”, a senior police officer has said. Elections to the three-tier panchayat polls in Tripura would be held on…

Agartala Municipal Corporation conducts anti-encroachment drive

Agartala (Tripura)): Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Wednesday conducted a massive anti-encroachment drive to make the city clean and free for uninterrupted movement of traffic and people. Informing about the drive, Municipal Commissioner Shailesh Kumar Yadav said, “All roads and…

Tripura flood situation improves as water level recedes

Agartala: The flood situation in Tripura Monday showed signs of improvement as Khowai and Haora rivers started receding, officials said. Personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and security forces rescued a number of people in the flood affected Khowai…

Tripura police arrest two Myanmar nationals without proper Indian documents

Agartala (Tripura): Tripura Police have arrested two Myanmar nationals for not having proper Indian documents. KR Deb, officer-in-charge, Battala police outpost said, “They are unable to tell how they came here but they have IDs showing their Myanmar nationality.” Both…

10,000 people rendered homeless in Tripura flood

Agartala: At least 10,000 people of two districts of Tripura were rendered homeless and forced to take shelter in relief camps following floods caused by incessant rain for the last two days, officials of the state revenue department said Sunday.…

Cattle smuggler shot dead by BSF in Tripura

A cattle smuggler was shot dead by BSF troops near the Indo-Bangla international border in Tripura’s Sepahijala district on Saturday, police said. Sonamura, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Souvik Dey told reporters that one Sharif Miah alias Tuhin (25), from Putia village in Kamthana area of Sonamura…

Tripura now exporting power to Nepal: DyCM

Power surplus state, Tripura in now exporting electricity to Nepal, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Devvarma said Wednesday. Devvarma who is also the Power minister said “We have been selling 190 MW power to Bangladesh for last so many years and…

Man arrested for Facebook post on Tripura CM

The Tripura Police has arrested a man from Delhi for allegedly posting “fake news” on Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb’s personal life, a senior police officer said. Based on specific inputs, Anupam Paul, who had been on the run since…

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