26 - 09 - 2017

Modi greets Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya, Pradyot terms ‘ political gimmick’

AGARTALA, August 20,2017 (TVN):Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted people across Tripura on the occasion of birth anniversary ,   Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarma Manikya Bahadur on twitter.

Modi twitted  "Glad to know that people across Tripura marked the Jayanti of Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarma Manikya Bahadur with immense enthusiasm. Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarma Manikya Bahadur’s rich contribution towards the development of Tripura can never be forgotten".

State BJP unit  on Saturday observed the 110th birth anniversary of the state’s last king Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya (1908-1947).

 However,  the grandson of  Maharaja Bir Bikram  and working president of state Congress, Pradyot Kishore Manikya Bahadur  strongly criticized the BJP and said it’s a political stunt.

 A local newspaper quoted Pradyot Kishore said that ‘I congratulate all the people who observed the birth anniversary of my grandfather, but all these are political gimmick’.

He further claimed that none of their family members had associated with communal politics.

KV, Bagafa celebrates 71st Independence Day

SANTIRBAZAAR, August 15, 2017 (TVN):  Befitting to the tradition,  Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bagafa has celebrated the 71st  Independence Day with a great fervor and reverence to remember the great souls who laid down their lives to emancipate Bharat Mata from the clutches of the colonial rule.

The guests in the function  while addressing called to dedicate lives and soul to the service of the nation- in his address on the occasion of  Independence Day celebration.

Amid tremendous enthusiasm the National Tricolour was hoisted  and accepted the ceremonial salute at an impressive march-past by the  students  of the school.


Akashvani and DD refuses to broadcast Independence Day message of CM

AGARTALA, August 15, (TVN):  Akashvani and Doordarshan (DD), the public broadcasting agency of the country refused to broadcast Independence Day record message of chief minister Manik Sarkar on Friday.

Sources in chief minister office said it is customary that all state and union territories chief minister on the eve of every year Independence day celebration air and telecast their recorded of message.

Accordingly, the message of Manik Sarkar was recorded on 12 August in his office at secretariat. But yesterday a letter was sent to his office stating that in the recorded message authorities of  the broadcasting agency found some words which needed to deleted, the source said.

The letter said so they wanted to record the message again, which the chief minister reportedly declined. So no message was carried  by the public broadcasting agency on the eve of Independence Day.   


NLFT militant surrenders

AGARTALA, August 15, (TVN):  A  NLFT (BM) active  militant, Bishwamani Debbarma @ Baka @ Bappi, age – 34 yrs,  resident of village  Rathilla,  under Padmabil police station of Khowai district along with his wife  Semi Debbarma,  and two children surrendered before Sindhu Kumar, DIG, Sector Headquarters BSF Panisagar on Sunday.

In a press statement issued by Tripura Frontier of BSF stated the complete episode was made possible after a long effort and constant motivation by the Field ‘G’ Team, Sector Headquarters BSF Panisagar under the inspiration and able guidance of  U C Sarangi,  IG BSF Tripura Frontier. Theintelligence networks of BSF and other security and intelligence agencies are constantly working on every movement of NLFT (BM) cadres and monitoring minutest developments in this regard, especially those related to lower cadres, who are not happy with the senior command of NLFT (BM).

The surrender of senior level functionary, who was active since 1998 andbestowed with title of Self Style 2 nd Lieutenant of ultra-outfit is a big jolt to the NLFT as it may trigger further dropping in the number of its leaders and cadres. The returning of the above important cadre of NLFT, into the main stream of our society will spread massage of peace, tranquility and prosperity amongst all citizen of the State. This will attract remaining cadres to follow this route.


CPI(M) acts as “ Good Samaritan”

AGARTALA, August 11, 2017 (TVN):    The marriage ceremony of  Amar Chand Debnath  daughter was today. But the incessant rain since yesterday night have completely shattered  all  arrangement made  in his house   at Ramkrishna Pally, Pratapgarh.

During due to unprecedented rain   water level of river Howrah raised and  entered the house of Amar Chand Debnath, a daily labourer. The situation was as such he had no other alternative but to postpone the marriage of his daughter.  

But  local CPI(M) of Prataphgarh  when heard  that  marriage ceremony arrangement  was shattered  and it has to be postponed  they sat in a meeting at party office today morning. After meeting they decided  to give all kind of assistance to Amar Chand so that the marriage of his daughter is postponed.  

Accordingly, Pratapgarh local committee secretary, Bholan Dey went to the house of Amar Chand and told him that the marriage of his daughter will held as per schedule. The marriage ceremony venue is shifted to  the double storied  Prataphgarh party office  as brides house is inundated in water   

After hearing this, bride’s father and family breathed a sigh of relief. Local CPI(M) and DYFI workers  braving the incessant rain made fresh arrangement in the party office. The initiative taken to assist a poor family  by  CPI(M) and DYFI are being  appreciated by all in the area    

State connects with national voter portal

AGARTALA, August 11, 2017 (TVN):  From Thursday, the state got connected with national voter portal. Election commission to bring transparency in electoral roll launched a website ‘ERO net’.Many states have launched the website earlier.

From now onwards, new voters can register their names online. Besides, if any voters want to change place, delete names and correction can be done through the website.

Not only that one can easily find whether his or her name is registered in two places which was not possible earlier. Through the website all details of voters of the country can be found.

The name of BLO, Supervisor and ERO of concerned areas can also searched by the website. Besides a mobile app was launched, If the app is downloaded through mobile the service can be taken.