17 - 10 - 2018

Mizo convention leaders to meet CM on July 28

Agartala, July 24,2018 (TVN): Leaders of the Mizo Convention is schedule to meet chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on July 28.Accordign to report, it was learnt the leaders would  bring to notice chief minister about their long standing of Jampui Mizo Autonomous Regional Council and various other demands.

Meanwhile, the convention in bid to intensify their  demand for Autonomous Regional Council, the Mizo Convention of Jampui Hill on Monday  met Joyram Engleng, Assam politician and former Chief Executive Member (CEM) of Karbi Anglong Autonomous District Council, at Eden Tourist Lodge in Jampui Hill.

This visit to Jampui Hill is the second time for  Engleng and this time he is accompanying Minister Santana Chakma on her tour of the constituency. His first visit to the Hill was during the pre-poll campaign at the early part of the year. 

When contacted through phone, Dr Zairemthiam Pachuau, General Secretary of the Mizo Convention expressed his satisfaction over the meeting and said, "...a wide range of topics has been discussed with our guest within the context of Jampui Mizo Autonomous Regional Council   and we have been enlightened and encouraged from his knowledge and experiences about the Sixth Schedule that  Engleng has shared with us, it was an open, frank and fruitful discussion."

There are 11 villages in Jampui hill of North Tripura district   where 75 percent of population is Mizos and remainig are Reangs. 


Sanka Subhra Devbarman regional director of NE tourism

Agartala, July 21, 2018 ( TVN):Sankha Subhra Devbarman has been appointed as regional director of North East, Ministry of Tourism. Devbarman  will look after the tourism promotional activities  and developmental work for entire North East Region and will be sitting in the   India tourism office of Guwahati. 

Devbarman  is from Tripura, so it is expected that his posting  as Regional Director will boost the much needed momentum for the development of tourism in this region. It is also to be noted that widely known  Devbarman is an eminent poet and novelist of North East India. 

CPI state conference begins

Agartala, July 21, 2018 ( TVN): Communist Party of India ( CPI) state committee 21st conference  started from today in  TB hall. Before meeting march of CPI workers passed through various thoroughfare of capital before gathering at venue of meeting. Representatives from across the state had arrived in the meeting. After hoisting party flags the conference started. The conference is attended by CPI national secretariat member Pallab Sengupta and veteran CPI leader and former minister of  Manipur Nara Singh.            

Trader nabbed with Yaba tablets

Agartala, July 21, 2018 (TVN): As part of state government initiative of making ‘ Naasha Mukht Tripura’ police today nabbed a trader from Maharajganj Bazaar allegedly to be a drug peddler. Acting on information from sources, police team led by Suman Mazumder, SDPO sadar nabbed  Dulal Saha from his house in Master Para near Maharajganj Bazaar under East Agartala police station.Police also seized huge number of Yaba tablets better known as “ mad drug” from his house whose market value is over Rs 40000. Meanwhile to stop the menace of drugs in the state, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb hinted to make a stringent law  like  life imprisonment those involved drug peddling.       


Only Royal Bengal tiger of Sepahijala dies

Agartala, July 21, 2018, ( TVN): ‘ Dipu’ the only Royal Bengal tiger of Sepahijala zoo died on Friday. After his death the zoo became tiger less. On June 30, Dipu feel sick and did not take any food except water. On Friday, at 10 AM morning he died. His female  partner ‘ Chili’ died on 2016, after that he become alone.In 2006 the Royal Bengal  pair named ‘ Dipu and Chili’ was brought in Sepahijala zoo.Dipu was born in 2000. Zoo authorities informed generally  royal Bengal tiger lives for 15 – 16 years.    


Clash breaks out with two groups of BJP

Agartala, July 21, 2018, ( TVN): Clash broke out between two groups of  BJP labour organistion here in Nagerjala  motor stand on Friday. The entire motor stand became tensed after clash broke out between   Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangha ( BMS) and Unnayan Mancha. According to report one  person was injured in  clash. Later in evening  worker of Unnayan Mancha sat in dharna before  A D Nagar police station demanding arrest of BMS leaders. After change in power  a group separated from BMS and formed Unnayan Manch. After  division, clashes between both groups became regular feature in  Nagerjala motor stand. Due to unrest between two  groups  daily commuters are suffering the worst Yesterday clash broke out between both on the issue of collecting subscriptions, due to which one person was injured.