22 - 02 - 2018

High mast national flag hoisted in state museum

AGARTALA, Jan 10, 2017 (TVN): Chief Minister Manik Sarkar hoisted the high mast national flag in front of Tripura State Museum, Ujjayanta palace on Wednesday afternoon. This high mast national flag is 30 metre long  has been set up by ONGC.

Sarkar  also unveiled the status of Masterda Surja Sen and  the statue of Maharaja Radhakishore Manikya in front of Tripura State Museum, Ujjayanta Palace.He also  inaugurated five new galleries inside the Tripura State Museum and visited the museum.

Addressing the function, chief minister said in our society today, our museums must promote exhibitions that are topical and challenging; they must  broaden their scope and not restrict themselves solely to objects and  materials in their collections.

First tribal OC in East Agartala PS

AGARTALA, Jan 9, 2018 (TVN): For the first time a tribal police officer is given the responsibility of capital police station. He is Kamal Kirshna Koloi, officer – in – charge of Telimaura police station.

Koloi is transferred in East  Agartala police station. The present in – charge Milan Datta is transferred to Teliamura police station.

Usually  tribal officers are given charge district police police stations.But for first time the home department  gave charge   in an important police station of the capital.Tribal police  officers are reported  to be happy..

Mungiakami police station  was awarded the  best  police station  years back  when he was OC of that police station.       

Car with two children falls in Dumbur lake

AMARPUR, Jan 7,2017 (TVN): In a tragic incident two children drowned in Dumbur Lake. Police said Sankar Hajra  of Chandibari alongwith his brother and friends went for picnic at Mandirghat on Saturday.

The incident happened while returning back. Aradhya,six years old boy of Sankar Hajra and Krish Raha, four years son of Subrata Raha friend of Sankar Hajra, Deepak Hajra and his daughter Deblina Hajra was seating in same car.

Both children was seating in driver seat. All of sudden the car started moving. Deepak Hajra and Deblina Hajra managed to come out of the car. However, with both children the car fell in Dumbur lake. Where the car fell there water is above 100 feet.Till late night disaster personnel were unable to recover the car and both children.

Minor reshuffle in police

AGARTALA, Jan 6,2018 (TVN): Minor reshuffle was done in higher ranks of police administration on Friday.

 IG K J Reang is given the charge of police administration. In addition he will be in charge of police housing and construction, welfare and budget.

IG G S Rao will look after TSR operation and TSR training.

AIGP R. Saraswati will see police administration and police housing.

Gamanjoy Reang is transferred as SDPO of Sonamura and Kiran Kumar K as SDPO of Kanchanpur   


10323: HRD minster assures of saving job

AGARTALA, Jan 6,2018 (TVN): Union minister for  human resource development (HRD)  Prakash Javadekar has assured a delegation of 10,323 terminated teachers  that all constitutionally and legally possible steps would be taken to save their jobs.

A leader of a faction of the terminated teachers met the HRD minister in New Delhi on Friday morning. Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Tripura MLA Sudip Roy Barman and others were present in the meeting.

In the meeting  they asked the Union minister to introduce an amendment in the Right to Education Act, 2009.The amended provisions will allow the terminated teachers to continue in their positions, they claimed.

 In the meeting  Javadekar had assured them of saving their jobs. The terminated teachers include graduate, post-graduate and under-graduate teachers recruited since 2010.

They were terminated according to a Supreme Court verdict in March last year. The teachers blamed Tripura's ruling Left Front government for their termination.


Tripura final electoral roll published

AGARTALA, Jan 5, 2018 (TVN):   The Chief Electoral Officer of Tripura ( in photo) on Friday published the final electoral roll of the state.

The total electorate in the final electoral roll is  25,69,216 comprising 13, 03, 420 male and 12,65, 785 female .

There are 2.52 % increased of electorate against the previous draft electoral roll.

The CEO, Sriram Taranikanti said that, overall 63,219 electorate increased in the final roll.    

The final roll revealed that, highest electorate increased in Barjala with 4.26 % and lowest increased in Banamalipur with 0.48 %.

In the final roll 98,064 electors was added and 34, 845 electors was deleted.

Electors added in the age group 18 – 19 years were 47,803 (Male - 26.054 and Female – 21,745).

For the first time in electoral roll there are 11 third gender voters.

The CEO said 14 – Badharghat constituency is having highest voters  - 57,394 and constituency with lowest voter  is   43 – Karbook constituency with  voters – 34,699.

The final roll revealed 3214 polling station. The EPIC coverage and photo electoral  is 100 %.