11 - 12 - 2018

Opposition boycotts municipal council election

Khowai, Dec 5, 2018: Opposition parties boycotted by – election of Khowai Municipal Council. After boycott  its now  confirmed BJP will win uncontested all fifteen wards in the municipal council. Yesterday  was the last day of filling nomination papers. No political parties other than BJP candidates filed nomination papers, which means all seats will be won uncontested.

Main opposition party CPM, Congress and Aamara Bangali  taking dig at ruling BJP for not allowing the opposition to contest the by – election.  The opposition parties claimed BJP have unleashed a reign of terror in entire Khowai Municipal Council area. BJP workers are openly threatening the opposition workers  by saying if any one files nomination the consequence will be worse.

CPM Khowai divisional secretary Padma Kumar Debbarma said from morning onwards yesterday some youths surrounded our district office whole day. Our candidates would not come out of the office and  file nomination papers.  Debbarma strongly condemned the incident and demanded immediate arrest of the miscreants.   

Opposition CPM will not contest in the  by – election of Kamalpur Nagar panchayat, however Congress will contest in four seats. By – election is held after chairman of the Nagar Panchayat Subrata Bhattacherjee  resigned with change of government. Kamalpur once a stronghold of CPM, fielding no candidates is assumed as a setback for the party. Meanwhile BJP nominated candidates for 11 wards in nagar panchayat by election.

CM urges for setting up rubber based industries

Agartala, Dec 4: Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb urged the industrialist outside to set rubber based industry in the state. State government will give all sort of assistance to the willing industrialists.

 Deb said this to the visiting representatives of Automotive Tyre Manufacturing Association who called him in his official chamber today in secretariat. Chief minister said rubber of the state is of high quality, the concerned should take initiative for maximum utilization of state rubber.

He also said for socio –economic development of rubber growers and its workers the government took number of initiatives. He urged the association to take steps for setting up small industries based on rubber.  

Chief secretary L K Gupta and TIDC chairman Tinku Ray was also present. It was reported in the meeting there are one lakh rubber plantation farmers and in 2017 -18 financial year 65.330 MT of rubber was produced from 84.480 hectare of land.                                           

Two notorious thieves nabbed

Churaibari, Dec 4, 2018: Police have nabbed two notorious thieves – identified as Kabir Hussian ( 23) and Nazimuddn ( 20) of Uttarbari Panchayat under Churaibari police station.  Three separate cases of rape, kidnapping and theft is registered in Churaibari police station against Kabir Hussian. Both fled  to Bangalore after committing the crime.  Few days back they returned back. Police after getting information from sources of their returning back last night nabbed both from Uttar Fulbari. Both were produced in  Dharmanagar court today.             

School of Science will impart free coaching with scholarship

Agartala, Dec 4, 2018: Like previous years, this year also School of Science will impart free coaching with scholarship to 100 students for NEET & JEE – 2019.

Addressing press conference, Abhijit Bhattacharjee  principal of the leading institute for all joint entrance and competitive  exams here in Shyamali Bazaar said, “ School of Science has decided to offer free coaching with scholarship of Rs. 1000 per candidate to 100 aspiring students.The coaching will be given for national eligibility cum entrance test (NEET) and JEE  - 2019”

“Of the total 100 students, 50 seats will be available for UR while ST and SC students will have 15-seat share each community. As many as 10 seats will be for OBC student and five seats each for minority and BPL” Bhattacharjee said.
“The selection will be done on the basis of a screening test to be conducted on December  15 ( Saturday)  from  10 am to 1 pm  in Nazrul Kalashetra  while the result will be declared on  December 16 ( Sunday)t at 5 pm.The free coaching class will start from  December 17.Application forms will be collected from the institute’s office at Shyamali Bazar area from December 5th   to 14th .Altogether 760  of School of Science have been able to crack medial and engineering tests  so far””  he said.

Principal, School of Science  informed  the institute will celebrate silver jubilee for imparting competitive exam. So far  140 students of the institute  is working in the state administration as civil service officers.  More than 700 students qualified in different category of TET exam, headmaster, assistant head master and inspectorate of schools.

Bhattacharjee said,” For meritorious and underprivileged students the institute charges no fees, coaching is imparted absolutely free and even given scholarship. For children of media person the institute provides free coaching”

It's a moment of pride for the institution to launch such a program. With honesty and dedication one can definitely gain his goals, he added.

CRS inspects rail track of Santirbazaar – Belonia

Belonia, Dec 2,2018: Team of commission of railway safety ( CRS) led by its commissioner Shailesh Kumar Pathak visited Belonia railway station today. The safety commission team  arrived to inspect the newly  laid  9.83 km rail track from Santir Bazaar to Belonia.

 Later talking to talking to media, Pathak said the team is satisfied after inspection of the track but there are some minor fault found which not serious one . He said the report will be submitted to railway ministry, they will decide when to start the passenger train.

Local MLA Arun Bhowmik was present during visit CRS team. He termed it’s a historical day for people of South Tripura.

Meanwhile sources in railway informed that laying of rail track to Sabroom is complete. Only work of tunnel is in progress. Hopefully by 2019 end. he ongoing work on the new railway station at Sabroom is complete.

A running room, barrack for security personnel, waiting rooms, officers quarters and staff quarters would be completed within the next six months in the station premises. Besides, a parking zone over 300 square meters of land will also come up close to the railway station. 

Sources in the NFR said that Sabroom would be the second biggest railway station in Tripura as it would function as gateway to northeast from Chittagong town and port of Bangladesh. The distance between Agartala railway station and Sabroom is 114 kms.

Sudip felicitates doctors and nurses who saved the life of a critical patient

Agartala, Dec 2:  In a heart-warming programme on Saturday  the A team of doctors with the help of health personnel performed a critical operation and pulled out three ironbars that pierced through the body of a construction worker. And Health Minister Sudip Roy Barman quickly acknowledged such laudable achievement to encourage medical fraternity of the State.

Health minister Sudip Roy Barman hason Saturday felicitated a team of doctors, nurses and OT staff of Agartala Government Medical College (Trauma Centre) for their major success in saving life of the criticallyinjured person.

Sukur Ali, a construction worker, fell down from a multi-storied building during workand sustained severe injuries as three ironbars penetrated his body. The incident took place at Ramnagar area. He was admitted at the trauma centre of GBP hospital along with the iron bars in critical condition. According to hospital sources, it was a very difficult task for the doctors to save thelife of Sukur Ali.

However, a team of doctors, nurses and OT staff really worked hard and saved life of the injured person by conducting a successful operation on November 24 last.As per latest reports, the man is out of danger now. He is expected to get normalvery soon.

While congratulating the 17-member team on their success, the Health minister in his face book profile said, "I was always confident of the abilities of our doctors. The achievements itself speaks about the capabilities of our doctors."

For many of the doctors, such open appreciations of Health Minister Sudip RoyBarman would surely encourage all categories of health staff to perform better inthe days to come.