17 - 10 - 2018

Special puja to purify Kalyan Sagar lake

Udaipur , July 21, 2018 ( TVN): Special puja will held on Sunday in Kalyan Sagar of Tripureshwari Temple for  purifying  it, said head priest of the temple Chandan Chakraborty. He informed according to ritual of the temple if there is drowning incident of humans in the lake than water cannot be used for worship purpose.  The water can be used only  purifying it with  special puja.

 The head priest  said the  ritual of purifying the lake will start from Sunday early morning, 108 pitches of water from the lake will be carried and poured in Gomati River. Again from the river 108 pitches of water will be brought and poured in Kalyan Sagar lake.  After that  the water can be used again for worship in temple. Meanwhile after incident of drowning fencing was erected around the lake to prevent pilgrims from using the water for worship purpose.    

Sanjib Sutradhar ( 36) of Kalyanpur in Teliamura subdivision along with his friends went to Tripureswari Temple. While taking bathing in Kalyan Sagar he got drowned. After 48 hours his body was recovered by NDRF personnel.  



Police officer wife unnatural death in own quarter

Agartala, July 16,2018 (TVN):  A police  officer wife  died unnatural death in quarter of  West Agartala police station. On Sunday afternoon, Mukta Saha ( 29) wife of the police officer was found hanging in the bath room of quarter. According to report the police officer of SI rank Debashish Saha  is staying in the quarter complex of West Agartala police station.

 On Sunday around 3 PM afternoon he saw the doors of his quarter is locked from inside. Along with his neighbor the door was broken and saw her body hanging in bathroom. In presence senior police officer the body was removed and sent for post mortem.

Sources in police said Mukta Saha was suffering from depression after birth of her three month old son who was ill. A case of unnatural death was taken west agartala women police station.                


22 teachers show caused

Gandacherra,  July 14,2018,:  A surprise visit was conducted jointly by  education department, ADC officials and   Gandacherrra  sub division administration in schools here..The team comprised  twenty eight members  led by UK Chakma, director of  secondary education.  During visit in 58 schools ,  team found gross mismanagement like  unauthorized absence of teachers, no proper official  records maintained  including mid – day meal etc. The team also found some schools were closed before schedule time. The team  after finding  the  mismanagement  show caused 22 teachers and  cautioned four teachers. Meanwhile according to media report  the headmistress of Kathaltali  HS school Shampa Pal  was put under suspension.  Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath  few days back  visited the school and found irregularities.                               



Man beaten suspected to be drug peddler

Agartala, July 13, 2018 (TVN): A  man  was beaten and his motor bike was burnt suspected to be  drug peddler  today morning   near  Bardowali higher secondary school. The youth identified as Anjan Dey, a resident of Madhyapara area of Bardowali , was rescued by police and  is now  in AD Nagar police station .Giving details police sources said that around 10-15 in the morning Anjan Dey and four other unidentified youths had assembled on the relatively secluded northern side of Bardowali higher secondary school and started taking ‘Ganja’and tablets . But his aroused suspicion among few people who had caught sight of the gathering near the school where children in the morning section were attending classes. The people were soon joined by larger numbers and they rushed towards the place where the youths were taking ‘ganja’ and tablets. Panicky over the invasion the four unidentified youths managed to run away. Anjan Dey who also tried to flee by his motor bike was mistaken as a child-trafficker and given a hot chase . He, however, failed to flee as his motor bike hit a roadside big stone and he fell down . Within moments the chasing crowd of people started beating him up severely while another section burnt down his motor-bike . However, being informed police personnel from AD Nagar rushed to the spot and rescued Anjan Dey alive and took him to hospital.

Govt to encourage horticulture: Deputy CM

Agartala, July 13,2018 ( TVN):  One day seminar titled, “Tripura Pineapple Festival & Exposition 2018” was held in Pragna Bhawan on Thursday.The seminar was organized by Confederation of Indian Industry.  Deputy chief minister Jishnu Dev Varma  in his inaugural address said the state government will focus more  on horticulture  products    instead of rubber, tea or coffee, as such products has a higher values in the national and international market.

The accurate crops suitable to climatic condition of the state  that should be cultivated , the horticultural products are forcefully replaced by rubber which should not be given much preference due to its hazardous emissions to the environment.  Taking a note on the cultivation problems and horticultural issues he further said, time by time the connectivity of the state is enhancing with smoothness and in few years Tripura is slated to have international gateway, giving the state a superior priority in NE region, so we have to make everything possible and carve a formulated policy to extend our positive help to the general masses, such as more products of Tripura could be exported to outside countries.

  Meanwhile after “queen” variety pineapple first consignment of “ kew” variety of pineapples  will be exported to Dubai.  The first consignment was flagged from Kumarghat today by MLA Bhagwan Das and Sudhanshu Das and  deputy director of horticulture Ratish Malakar. Around 1391 kg of  “ kew” variety  would  exported at  rate of Rs 13  per kg.         


Regularize NHM workers: Health minister urges centre

Agartala, July 12,2018: Applauding the support of National Health Mission (NHM) for improvement of the healthcare system in North-eastern states, Health Minister Sudip Roy Barman today urged the central government to regularize the service of NHM staffers to ensure better service and strengthening the system. He was addressing the inaugural session of two-day long NHM Regional Review Meeting and Workshop. “With the expansion of healthcare services in the country, NHM staffers have become the backbone today. They are doing much more than our health service employees but they don’t have job satisfaction, as they all were recruited in contractual mode under NHM. They know, there will be no service benefit if the project is winded up and their dedication for past 13 years would not get proper recognition in terms of money and benefit”, Roy Barman added. The Health Minister pointed out though NHM has been working on mission mode it now becomes indispensable for maintaining healthcare services. If central government ensures at least regularization of their service or somehow gives assurance of their service up to the retirement age, the potential of the NHM staff would much better across the country and the common people would be benefitted. Roy Barman threw light on the success of BJP government in the state and claimed that all the health related schemes including Ayushman Bharat have been showing success in implementation. Besides, central government schemes, state government in past four months announced several schemes under various departments for poor and marginalized section of the society and steps have been taken for good, pro-people, transparent and efficient governance in the state, which was absent in last 25 years Left Front rule. Talking of the efficiency of the state, Roy Barman maintained that rate of institutional delivery has risen to 79 per cent from 46 per cent in last one year. Similarly, infant mortality rate and mother mortality rates have also been improved substantially along with the service delivery system even though hospital service in the state yet to reach at satisfactory level. He reiterated that besides expansion and assurance of health care services at the primary level to medical college level, the state government has also taken steps for radiation safety of the health workers, various hazards in health institutions and special emphasis is given to bio-medical waste management for protection of environment.