21 - 11 - 2017

High court bar association election on March 26

Agartala, Mar 12 (TVN): High Court of Tripura  Bar Association election is scheduled to be held on March 26.The decision to conduct the election for altogether 11 posts was taken in the general meeting of the Tripura High Court Bar Association held on January 14, this year. Distribution of nomination papers to the candidates will be done from March 14 to March 16 and all the nomination papers will be received from March 16 to March 18. Timings for the both distributing and receiving nomination papers will be between 10 am to 1.30 pm.Scrutiny of the nomination papers will be conducted on March 18 and the withdrawal of nomination papers will be on March 21.The polling will be held between 10 am to 1.30 pm on March 26 and the counting of votes will be conducted 2 pm onwards on the same day.


CPI (M) extended committee meeting begins

Agartala, March 12 (TVN):CPI (M) state committee extended  meeting began today at  Nazrul Kalakshetra auditorium. The meeting will be  for two days. The meeting was attended Chief Minister and CPIM) politburo member, Manik Sarkar, party  state secretary Bijan Dhar, top leaders of the party, all members of state committee and all secretaries and presidents of frontal wings of the party participated in the meeting.  The meeting  will  finalize strategy about implementation of the decisions taken in the party plenum at Kolkata in November last.. The meeting is assumed to be significant with the growth of BJP and tribal based IPFT and INPT in the state and holding the significant share to votes in the just concluded by-election and village committees of tribal autonomous district council in the state. The CPI-M also will organize a mass meeting here on March 15 at Rabindra Satabarshiki bhawan  to mark the birth centenary of former general secretary Harkishen Singh Surjit as part of it's people's contact programme which former general secretary Prakash Karat will address.

TTAADC budget session begins from March 15

Agartala, March 12 (TVN): Tripura Tribal Area Autonomous   District Council (TTAADC) budget session for 2016 -17 financial year will commence from March 15. Radha Charan Debbarma, Chief Executive Member (CEM) of TTAADC will place the budget on the first day.  In the last financial year, Rs. 470 crore budget was placed, this time the budget likely to be more than Rs 550 crore. According to report both 13th and 14th finance commission have not granted .The TTAADC administration has brought the matter to the notice of the union government.


SBI and Axis bank ATM vandalized

Agartala, March 12 (TVN): Two ATM –one of State Bank of India and another of Axis Bank, at MB Tilla bazaar under Amtali police station outskirt of Agartala was on Friday night vandalized by some miscreants who also destroyed the machine in an attempt to take the money from machine but failed to do so. According to Police sources, the unknown miscreants forcibly embarked into both ATM’s e SBI and also damaged the machine in an attempt to take the money. It was informed that, the staff of both bank noticed early in the morning today that the machine was broken and damaged and soon informed the police and also lodged an FIR against the miscreants involved in the crime. The matter is still under investigation.


Teacher dies of electrocution

Agartala, Mar 11:A- 52- year- school teacher died  after he was by electrocuted  at Jamjuri under RK Pur police station, Gomati district  According to police on Friday  Khokan Roy the deceased teacher posted at  Santirbazar Padmamohan J.B.School was viewing programmes in television along with all family members at his house in Jamjuri . As the TV set started disturbing, he tired to repair it. As a result he sustained severe electric shock and  was taken to Tepania District Hospital. But the doctors declared him brought  dead

Three alternative roads to expedite work of fly over and ease traffic congestion

Agartala, March 11 (TVN):To   expedite work of the flyover  and  bring down traffic congestion from Nagerjala motor stand  to AD Nagar police line the PWD has decided to open three alternative roads.S p e a k i n g t o t h e media in his office at the Civil Secretariat here, Chief Engineer SomeshChandra Das  of PWD ( Road & Building) on Friday said the PWD three alternative roads include Jogendranagar-Vidhyasagar Chowmuhani-Bypass, Central Road Extension-Chandramohan bridge-Bypass and Bardowali-DDSC-Bypass.While first road would be used for movement of heavy vehicles, the second road would be meant for middle size cares and third road would be open for small and two wheelers.“After the Madhyamik  and HS examination , the PWD  will open  the three roads on trial basis so that fly over work could get momentum as well to cease traffic”, he said. Speaking about the progress of work of the fly over, Das said the work is progressing more than accepted  it his likely the work will be completed by December 2017.On June, 2015 Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has laid the foundation stone of the first flyover in the state to be built in Agartala.The 2.2 kms flyover, which is expected to ease the growing traffic congestion, will be completed in 30 months time. The estimated cost of the building the flyover is Rs 250 crore.The flyover will link AD Nagar police lines with Fire Brigade Square in the city's busiest stretch of road.