19 - 11 - 2018

Traders block national highway

Teliamura, Nov 17:  For two hours national highway was blocked today in  Teliamura by small and middle group traders.  The traders were protesting for changing the day of weekly market of Mungiakami and Ompi. Agitating traders claimed for many years Monday and Friday was the weekly market for Teliamura. On both day,  thousands of seller and buyers  used to gather and do trading  from various areas of Teliamura sub division. But after change of government it was noticed that weekly market day of Mungiakami and Ompi was made that of Telimura. Due to same day, the weekly bazaar of  Teliamura was affected. The worst affected was small and middle group traders. Having no other option they restored to road blockade to draw the attention of administration.  They alleged that its conspiracy of IPFT to ruin all major weekly bazaars in the state including Teliamura. The agitation was later withdrawn after   getting assurance from local administration of looking into the matter.                       


CGD project foundation laying on Nov 22

Agartala, Nov 17: Tripura Natural Gas Company Limited ( TNGCL) has been awarded with geographical areas of Gomati & West Tripura District ( except areas already authorized ) to lay, build and operate city gas distribution infrastructure ( CNG and PNG) by the Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board ( PNGRB) through its 9th round bidding, this was stated by N. Gangopadhyay, MD of TNGCL in press meet here today.

The main event would be held on November 22 at Vigyan Bhawan,New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi would lay foundation of City Gas Distribution ( CGD) Projects 65 geographical areas    in 129 districts through video conferencing.

 TNGCL is natural gas distribution companies, established on 10th July, 1990, TNGCL is a joint venture between GAIL (India) Ltd, Tripura Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. (A Govt. of Tripura Undertaking) and Assam Gas Company Ltd (A Govt. of Assam Undertaking).It supplies both Piped Natural Gas (PNG), TNGCL and CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) stations in entire Eastern India fuelling in an average of one thousand  vehicles every day. TNGCL has  more than thirty seven thousand domestic connection, four hundred fifty  commercial connections and fifty industrial connections.  

New CMD for TSECL appointed

Agartala, Nov 14,2018: Kele Murhari Soparno has been appointed as the new CMD (chairman –cum- managing director) of Tripura State Electrical Corporation Limited (TSECL), by state government. A notification in this regard has been issued with consent of the governor by Santosh Das, additional secretary to the government of Tripura. Kele Murhari Sopanrao is currently the Chief Engineer (distribution) of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited. 

The official notification issued on the appointment said that the payscale of Rs 52-77 thousand will be paid to the new CMD per month and other facilities sanctioned by Tripura State Civil Service rules applicable to officers with equivalent ranks will be applicable for Sopanro.But no pension benefit will accrue from his term as CMD. Initially the tenure will be for three years on 


Winter session of assembly from Nov 23

Agartala, Nov 1, 2018: The winter session of legislative assembly will commence from November 23. The government  send  proposal  to governor for  approval  of starting the winter session . Sources said  the    session will be for three days.

SI arrested for link with smugglers

Udaipur, Oct 28,2018: Police have arrested OC of Bagama police out post Bimal Debbarma SI. He was arrested for alleged link with ganja and phensedyl smugglers.  Himadri Prasad Das, SDPO said he was arrested on Friday night by SDPO of Belonia Soumya Debbarma and OC of P R Bari police station Ashish Das.

On Saturday  Bimal Debbarma was produced in special court of Belonia. For absence of judge he was kept in judicial custody. On October 30 he will be again produced in court and police will ask for six days remand.

The OC of PR Bari police station Bimal Debbarma was arrested  for alleged link with smugglers of ganja and phensedyl. The case number is 143/18. Its mentionable here that  notorious smuggler Shyammanik Debnath (40)  was arrested from Bisramganj. He is in police remand for eight days. Bimal was arrested after getting  information of link with smugglers.  

CA of education minister sacked

Agartala, Oct 27, 2018: Education minister Ratan Lal Nath on Friday sacked his confidential assistant ( CA) Pranab Kumar Nath. All official papers were seized from the sacked CA.  Sources in secretariat said reason for sacking  was education minister  had received a number of specific complaints against him including leakage of sensitive information and acceptance of illegal gratification. Having the allegations inquired Nath found this to be true and summarily sacked Pranab Kumar Nath.’This long overdue step is supposed to be a lesson for other CA. Its message to other as any kind of misdemeanor and objectionable activities by them will not be tolerated' said source in the state secretariat.