26 - 09 - 2017

Fire breaks out in ambassador car

AGARTALA, Sept 11, 2017 (TVN): Fire broke out again in a running car here in  capital. The incident happened on Sunday evening  in Paradise Chowmuhani. Police thinks due mechanical fault fire may have broken out in the car. Previous also here in Colonel Chowmuhani fire broke out in two running Maruti Van.

According to report the driver of the ambassador car ( TR01Y – 0796) left the car in Paradise Chowmuhani after it produced some mechanical snags. In evening after starting the car suddenly fire broke out in it. Police and fire tenders came and brought the fire under control. Owner of the car cannot be identified as the driver escaped after the incident.    

SFI wins 70 pc seats uncontested

AGARTALA, Sept 10,2017 (TVN): In college council election SFI and TSU won 544 seats uncontested. There are 778 seats in twenty two  general egree colleges in the state.

In seventy percent seats and ten degree colleges SFI and TSU won uncontested. Opposition student wing  ABVP failed to give candidates in most colleges .

Addressing a press meet SFI state secretary Nabarun Deb said seeing complete white wash in remaining seats for which election will held on 12 September, ABVP organization of BJP and RSS is planning to unleash terror in colleges.


Body recovered from Melarmath pond

AGARTALA, Sept 10,2017 (TVN): A man body was recovered  in the capital. On Saturday locals found the body floating in  Melarmath pond. Police after recovering the body sent it for postmortem. Investigation is going on to find if it was death by drowning or murder.

OC of Battala police outpost said  Mrinal Pal said the deceased was identified as Mintu Deb (55) resident of AD nagar. He used to stay near IGM hospital and drive rickshaw. The body was handed over to the deceased family after post mortem.    

Pollution control board directed to monitor CNG station

AGARTALA, September 9, 2017 (TVN): The high court has directed state pollution control board to regularly monitor the CNG filling station in TRTC complex of Krishanagar. If the station causes any kind sound pollution the court directed the pollution board to take legal action.    

The high court division bench of  chief justice T.Vaipei and justice S.Talapatra  after hearing the public interest litigation filed by residents of Krishna Nagar  ordered TNGCL to install modern equipment for preventing sound pollution and  take precautionary measures when using explosive substances.

In 2015, a PIL was filed in high court mentioning how the filling station was polluting the environment along with the report of pollution control board by residents of Krishna Nagar.  Advocate Puroshtam Roy Barman represented the residents of Krishna Nagar  and assisted by advocate Samarjit Bhattacherjee and Kaushik Nath .           

CM to inaugurate Journalist Asso workshop

AGARTALA, September 7,2017 (TVN): Workshop and seminar of Tripura Working Journalist Association will held from September 8 to 10  here at Sahid Bhagat Singh Hostel.

Addressing a press meet , president of the association Dibakar Debnath said chief minister Manik Sarkar will inaugurate the three days programme at 5.30 pm on first day.

The workshop will  be on  balance reporting. The resources person for the workshop are senior journalist of The Asian Age and professor of Surendra Nath college Dr. Umasankar Pandey,  Maharaja Mahendra Chandra College electronic media professor Biswajit Das.Besdes as faculty senior journalist Shekar Datta, Dr. Ashish Basu and NIT professor Dr. Subal Dey will remain present.

Association president also informed after  inauguration there will be one interaction session with all political party leaders. The session will be attended by CPI(M) state secretary Bijan Dhar, BJP state president Biplab Deb, congress state president Birajit Sinha, IPFT president NC Debbarma and NCT president Animesh Debbarma


HC showcauses govt on recruitment policy of SW & SE dept

AGARTALA, September 6, 2017 (TVN):High Court division bench of chief justice T. Vaipei and justice S. Talapatra have issued show cause notice to state government and advocate general  challenging the recruitment process of 1000 posts in social welfare and social education department.

Anganwadi  workers and helpers association  filed the writ petition in high court stating the recruitment process of 1000 posts in the department is illegal the madhyamik passed anganwadi workers and helpers could not apply for the early childhood co – ordinator  post .

Around 20000 anganwadi workers and helpers was deprived from applying for the post by making three years teaching experience  compulsory from any government schools. The anganwadi workers and helpers have been working with 0 – 6 years child for years and gained experience on child immunizations, health care, nutrition etc, But they are not eligble for applying for the post.Whereas, those who are inexperience in this field are eligble for applying for the post of early childhood co – oridnator.

In argument on Tuesday, advocate general BB Das  said  anganwadi workers can get promotion as supervisor replying to this advocate for writ petitioner said years after years anganwadi workers and helpers are working without getting permanent. Even 2 percent among 20000 workers and  helpers  do not get promotion as supervisior.

After hearing both sides, the division bench issued notice on the writ petition, however the appeal for staying the recruit process was declined.