16 - 08 - 2018

Child Rights commission distributes nutritious food

Agartala, Aug 14, 2018: Tripura state commission for protection of child rights on Monday distributed nutritious packed food to over hundred children of Brahmakunda tea estate in Simna. The tea estate is situated 52 km from Agartala. The programme received immense response from tea garden workers and families. Chairperson of the commission Nilima Ghosh in address spoke about the protection of child rights and its importance. Other members of the commission Sharmila Choudhury, Manisha Saha, Dalia Das, Himani Debbarma was also present in the programme. Besides chairman of Tripura Tea Development Corporation Santosh Saha  presided the occasion.

The previous left front government constituted the commission in 2013. The national commission for protection of child rights first approached the state government in March 2008 to create the State commission. The State commission responsibilities to undertake welfare action for distressed children, work under ambit of child labour (protection and regulation) act, 1986, protect children from getting employment in business and domestic areas and ensure child health rights and protection of juvenile justice system.


Felicitation of successful students from Jampui Hill held

Dharmanagar, Aug 9, 2018 ( TVN):Honourable Minister of State (Co-Operation, Sericulture, Fisheries) from Mizoram, Miss Vanlalawmpuii Chawngthu on 7th August 2018 graced "Felicitation of Successful Students from Jampui Hill" at Behliangchhip, Jampui Hill. The programme was successfully organised by the Mizo Students' Association, Behliangchhip Headquarters, Jampui Hill. 

The Minister, who is also the Chief Guest of the event, urged the gathering of students to be responsible citizen of the state, to demonstrate exemplary Mizo life and culture, to be focussed and determined with hard work, and to play active roles in various public services in the state of Tripura. 

Mr Biakthankima, MDC; Mr Richard Zongte, TCS; and Miss Lalentlingi Tochhawng, TCS also were present as Guests of Honours and delivered motovational speeches to the gathering. Dr Zairemthiama Pachuau, Founder and CEO of Hillcrest Medical Center of Behliangchhip, as a special invitee gave practical tips to the students on career options and choices. 

Mr L Ramdinliana Renthlei, President of Mizo Zirlai Pawl, General Headquarters, Aizawl also encouraged the students to continue to give their best efforts and wish them greater success in the future. 

Altogether, 28 (Class X) and 38 (Class XII), total 66 students were felicitated in this meeting conducted as Chairperson by Mr Lalduhsanga Thangluah, President of Mizo Students' Association, Behliangchhip Headquarters.



Sexual harassment committee re –constituted

Agartala, Aug 3,2018 (TVN): The internal complaints committee in respect of gazette officers working in the secretariat for “ Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace ( Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013” have been re constituted. The notification of re -constitution was issued on July 30 by GA ( P& T). In the five member committee Smitha Mol M.S., director, Handloom, Handicrafts & Sericulture is appointed as presiding officer. Other members are Vishwasree B, Director of ICA department, Gita Das under secretary, Saurav Kumar Debarma,  under  secretary and Swami Samsiddhananda, representative RK Mission , Viveknagar.The committee shall inquire into all complaints of sexual harassment to any women gazetted officer working in the secretariat and ensure time bound submission of report to the authority. The new committee will remain valid for three years.  



Correctional home construction remains incomplete

Correctional home   construction remains incomplete  

Kailasahar, Aug 3,2018 ( TVN):  The previous Left Front government took decision of shifting the correctional home from Kailasahar town. It was decided to construct a new   200 inmate capacity correctional home 5km away from the town. In 2014 the work started and Rs 12 crore was sanctioned.  By 2017 the construction was scheduled to be completed. After 90 percent completion, for last one year work has been stopped.  In the place old correctional home it was decided to open a homeopathic college. No one in jail department or local district administration could not give any answer reason why the construction work got halted in final stage.     


Baidyanath statue: Manik hails decision to re install again

Kailashahar, July 31,2018:Opposition leader and former Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and  criticized the ruling activists in connection with former Deputy Chief Minister Baidyanath Majumder’s statue as well as hailed the Chief Minister Biplab Deb’s decision to re-install the statue.

Vandalism of Baidyanath Majumder who was known for his honesty and connection with grass root people, sparked all round condemnation – people cutting across political affiliation denounced the act and demanded stern actions against the miscreants.


The Opposition Leader Manik Sarkar today visited the spot and expressed his anxiety on present situation of law and order in the state. While speaking at a press conference at Kailashahar today after visiting the destruct

tion site Sarkar said, “Late Deputy Chief Minister had no enmity with anyone in his life. He worked for the people. But a section of present ruling party is afraid of the ideals which he followed during his life time.


Saying that this was an act of coward miscreants, he said, “They have no courage to face  situation by politics”. Although he lashed out at ruling party at the statue vandalism issue, Manik Sarkar, at the same time welcomed the decision of the Chief Minister to reconstruct the statue.


Ancient stone idol found

Udaipur, July 31,2018: An ancient  Hindu goddess idol likely of Shitala Devi idol- believed to be an ancient one- and made of stone was excavated when laborers were digging the earth to build a Durgapuja pandal at   Udaipur on Monday..Sources said that the la- bourers spades hit some hard matter when they were digging for construction a pandal for 50 feet Durga idol at Rabindra Sangha Club. Curious the workers dug hard and ultimately recovered the ancient stone idol which , according to local people is of Devi Shitala. On being informed about the idol hundreds of religious people rushed there from different parts of the subdivision. The SDM and police officials rushed to the spot. The club authority went ahead with the people’s sentiment and set the idol for worshipping.