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NDA government trying to scuttle MGNREGA: Tripura CM

Agartala, March 28 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government is trying to close the rural job scheme MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act). The present central government is gradually curtailing the allocation of funds under the MGNREGA to close the rural job scheme, Sarkar said while add...

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Bengaluru court remands IISc attack suspect in judicial custody

Bengaluru, March 28 (IANS) A Chief Metropolitan Magistrate court on Tuesday remanded the 2005 Indian Institute of Science (IISc) terror attack suspect Habib Mia in judicial custody for 14 days. On March 18, the Karnataka Anti Terror Squad (ATS) was given the 37-year-old's four-day transit remand by West Tripura District Magistrate and Collector Milind Ramteke, a day after his arrest in A...

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Terror attack in Bangladesh: BSF on high alert

Agartala, March 27 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has sounded a high alert all along the India-Bangladesh border in view of a terror attack in the neighbouring country, an officer said here on Monday. Strict alert has been sounded all along the 4,096 km India-Bangladesh border. BSF troopers have been asked to maintain a close vigil along the international boundaries, BSF Deputy I...

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BSF on high alert after twin blasts in Bangladesh

Shillong, March 26 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has been put on high alert along the India-Bangladesh border following twin blasts in Bangladesh's Sylhet city, an official said on Sunday. Our troopers are on high alert along the India-Bangladesh after a series of blasts in Bangladesh, BSF Inspector General, Meghalaya frontier P.K. Dubey told IANS. BSF officials have sha...

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ONGC's exploration mission begins in northeast: Official

Agartala, March 26 (IANS) State-owned ONGC has began exploration works in northeast India to attract more gas based industries in the region, top official said. ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation) has vigorously embarked on exploration works to explore more natural gas, ONGC Director (Onshore) V.P. Mahawar told reporters here on Saturday night. He said :The ONGC has targeted t...

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Four killed, property damaged in Tripura storm

Agartala, March 25 (IANS) At least four people, including a woman, were killed and two others injured when a heavy seasonal thunderstorm accompanied by rain hit Tripura on Saturday, police said. Much property was also damaged in the squall. The dead, as per a police official, included three labourers from Jharkhand after the vehicle in which they were travelling overturned as th...

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Bangladesh's 'Genocide Day' observed in Tripura

Agartala, March 25 (IANS) A candle light march and seminar were part of programmes held on Saturday in Tripura to mark Bangladesh's observance of Genocide Day - in remembrance of the atrocities committed by the Pakistani Army on this day in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, 46 years ago. The programmes were organised by the Bangladesh Assistant High Commission here as part of the observance...

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'Genocide Day' observed in Tripura

Agartala, March 25 (IANS) A candle light march and a seminar marked Genocide Day, in Tripura on Saturday commemorating the atrocities committed by the Pakistani Army on this day in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, 46 years ago. The programmes were organised by the Bangladesh Assistant High Commission here as part of the observance of the Day for the first time in the 46 year history of pos...

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Moderate earthquake rocks N-E states, Myanmar

Shillong, March 25 (IANS) A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale, rocked India's northeastern states and parts of Myanmar on Saturday, an official said. There were no reports of any casualties or damage. The tremor was felt at 7.05 a.m. with an epicentre located in the Myanmar-India border region, an official of the Regional Seismological Centre here said. <...

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RSS, BJP working towards Hindu rashtra: Yechury

Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 (IANS) CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday accused the BJP and RSS of going ahead with their agenda of turning a secular India into a Hindu rashtra as well as violence and communal polarisation in some states. He said both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh were targeting Communist Party of India-Marxist cadres in Ker...

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Tripura police probing threats to TMC leader-turned-BJP member

Agartala, March 24 (IANS) Thed Tripura Police on Friday began investigating threat calls to former minister and veteran TMC leader Ratan Chakraborty, who joined the BJP on Thursday. Two youths, reportedly Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists, have made two successive calls from their mobiles to Ratan Chakraborty, threatening him with dire consequences. We are now probing the incident, a po...

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Resolve issues with Bangladesh, Tripura CM urges Centre

Agartala, March 23 (IANS) Ahead of the Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India early next month, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Thursday urged the Centre to resolve all disputes and issues pending with the neighbouring country. Resolve the disputes and issues pending with Bangladesh. Unless we settle the pending disputes and issues with our good neighbours like B...

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TMC's Tripura unit chairman, 15 other leaders join BJP

Agartala, March 23 (IANS) The TMC's Tripura unit's coordination committee chairman Ratan Chakraborty and 15 other state committee members on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Assam party leader and Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain. Before joining The Trinamool Congress, Chakraborty was a former minister of the Congress-led government in Tripur...

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India to conduct survey for new rail line with Bangladesh

Agartala, March 23 (IANS) New Delhi will carry out a survey to lay one more new railway line between India and Bangladesh to access the Chittagong international sea port and ease connectivity with the landlocked northeast region, a minister said here on Thursday. Indian railway would soon conduct a survey to obtain basic details to lay a 125-km new railway line from southern Tripura's bo...

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Kharge, Ananth Kumar spar over Anganwadi workers

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar got into a war of words in the Lok Sabha on Thursday as the former raised the issue of the wages of Anganwadi workers. Both Kharge and Kumar blamed each other for manipulating the issue, and while the Congress leader blamed the Centre for the low salary of the Anganwadi workers, ...

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'ONGC doubles gas production in Tripura in 5 years'

Agartala, March 22 (IANS) State-owned ONGC has more than doubled its gas production in five years in Tripura brightening prospects of setting up of more gas based projects, officials said here on Wednesday. ONGC has more than doubled its production from 6,450 lakh cubic metres of gas in 2012-13 to 13,820 lakh cubic metres in 2016-17, a spokesman of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ON...

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India-Bangladesh joint army cycling expedition flagged off

Agartala, March 22 (IANS) The joint cycling expedition of India and Bangladesh armies aimed at reinforcing friendship among the two armed forces was flagged off in Agartala on Wednesday. The 11-day joint cycling expedition, which was flagged off by Gajraj Corps commander Lt. Gen. A.S. Bedi and West Tripura District Magistrate Milind Ramteke in Agartala, would end at Kolkata's Fort Willia...

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Minor quake jolts northeast India, parts of Bangladesh

Shillong, March 21 (IANS) A minor earthquake was recorded in India's northeastern states and parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday night, an official said. However, there were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage to property. The quake, measuring 3.9 magnitude on the Richter Scale, was felt at 9.10 p.m. Its epicentre was located on the Bangladesh-India border, a sei...

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India to supply more power to Bangladesh

Agartala, March 21 (IANS) During the upcoming visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India, the two countries will sign an agreement for supply of additional 60 MW of electricity to the neighbouring country from Tripura, a top official said here on Tuesday. Hasina is scheduled to visit New Delhi from April 7 to 10. Officials of India and Bangladesh governments met in...

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Bengal, northeast to kick-off first synchronised elephant census

Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) In a first, states in eastern and northeast India, including West Bengal, will carry out a synchronised elephant census beginning on March 27, by deploying direct and indirect counting methods. The training sessions for estimation of jumbo numbers in north Bengal began in four locations on Tuesday, said State Chief Wildlife Warden, Pradeep Vyas. This is t...

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