25 - 05 - 2018

CM to campaign in Tamil Naidu and Kerala

Agartala, May 06 (TVN): Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will address election rallies in Tamil Nadu and Kerala to campaign votes for the CPI-M, party sources said here on Thursday.

Sarkar, a politburo member of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), left on Thursday for Chennai to take part in the election campaign in the two poll-bound states.

 CPI-M sources  said Sarkar would address eight election rallies in Tamil Nadu and nine in Kerala during his eight-day tour to the two states. On May 5,6 and 7 he will campaign in Tamil Naidu and on May 8, 9, 10 and 11 in Kerala.

The polling for electing the 140-member Kerala assembly and 234-member Tamil Nadu is to be held on May 16. Sarkar has just been through election campaigns in West Bengal and Assam.

S.K. Panda getting appointment in Skill Development Mission

Agartala, May 06 (TVN): Former chief secretary, S.K. Panda is getting appointment as vice – chairman  in State Skill Development Mission. Even though he was willing to become vice – chairman of State Planning Board or any post equivalent to that.

The state government sensing resentment among senior administrative officials regarding rehabilitation of the former sectary in civil secretariat gave up the idea.  According to sources, his official chamber will be at industrial department office in Indranagar. In this regard an old room is renovated for him.

Reportedly his appointment in skill development mission has given rise to serious resentment among the senior officials of the state administration. For enhancing skill of unemployed youths three sectors have been identified by the government. They are IT, health and construction.

All three sectors are technical, in this case if an experienced technocrat have been appointed the state would have been benefitted. Meanwhile, Panda have arrived in the state, in next few days he will take charge.


AMBASSA: 7th Bn of BSF celebrates 31st raising day

Ambassa, May 05 (TVN): Border Security Force, 7th  Bn deployed at Nalkata, Distt- Dhalai under SectorPanisagar of Tripura Frontier celebrated its 31 st raising day on 05 th May’2016 withgreat fanfare. The unit, having being raised on 05 May’1986 at Hisar (Haryana) hascompleted 30 years of its glorious existence. In that, it has successfully accomplished the assigned task in extremely challenging and multifaceted rolls of security of Indian border, line of control and internal security duties in various part of the country. Theunit has a distinct privilege and honour of being adjudged as the best Bn of theBorder Security Force in the year 2013, for which it was presented with theprestigious ‘General Chaudhary Trophy’. The unit also has the distinction of being decorated with one PPMG (Posthumously), one PPMS and 56 DG’s commendation

The week long celebrations commenced with conduct of Sector level training event, Barakhana with troops at Bn HQ as well as BOPs, cultural events, prayer at Sarva Dharam Sthal, Commandant’s Sainik Sammellan and got conducted with a dinner get-together at Nalkata Officer’s Mess today. Mr D K Sharma, DIG Sector Panisagar present on the occasion as Chief Guest lauded the performance of the unit and extended his best wishes and warm greetings to all ranks of the unit under the able leadership of Mr S A Shrivastava, Commandant.

Dental surgeon: No recruitment for last one decade by state government

Agartala, May 05 (TVN):As per World Health Organization (WHO) survey for seven thousand people there should one dentist. According to the survey, the state requires four hundred dentists, whereas the state has only thirty –two.

It does not mean the state has no dentists, for last one decade not a single one was recruited by the state government. Many dentists are unemployed. The dental service in the state is really in bad shape.

The dental wing of GBP and IGM is run by some unemployed BDS voluntarily. They are working to gain experience.  Whereas the government dentists busy with private chambers and association.

At least four dentists are required in sub division hospitals, whereas there is one dentist. The major operations cannot be done their due to lack proper infrastructure facilities.  

For last one decades no dentist was recruited, sometimes NHM ( national health mission)  recruits one or two on contract basis. The dental association of the state is taking no initiative for the sake of unemployed dentists. The leaders are busy in meetings and collecting subscriptions.

There are hundred primary health centre, 25 community health centre and eight district hospitals. Around 250 dentists are required in those hospitals. There are one hundred vacancies of dentists in various hospitals.No initiatives are being taken to from the part of the government to fill up the posts.

KAILASHAHAR: United Cable fined by sales tax

Kailashahar  May 05 (TVN):Serious resentment is brewing among the public against the authorities of United Cables. It is alleged that the cable operator is charging exorbitant prices for set top boxes. On Friday last, sales tax department has fined thirty four thousand rupees the cable service provider. The fine was slapped for not paying tax for set top boxes. On getting secret information, the official raided the office United Cables found fifty set top boxes for which was no revenue was paid. However, thousands China made s set top boxes were brought  and distributed among clients. The sales tax department is unaware about that and no action was taken.        

BELONIA: Two dies due to malaria

Santirbazaar, May 05 (TVN): Two deaths have been reported in last two days due to malaria. The deaths occurred at Anuram para, in Santirbazaar sub division of South Tripura District. Even are reported to be sick in the village. On Wednesday, Minister of Jail, Manindra Reang, DM and other senior officials visited the place.

The deceased were identified as Joseph Reang, 7, and Jitendra Reang ,28. On Sunday Joseph was admitted at Santirbazaar district hospital, he was referred on Tuesday to GBP hospital. But he died on way.

Jitendra was admitted in the same hospital, he was also referred to GBP hospital. But due to poor economic condition his families could not him to GBP for better treatment. He died there itself only due to meningitis, hospital sources said.

The Anuram para is one of the remotest village of Santirbazaar sub division. The locals have to depend on locally available rivulet and mud well water. The government water sources are out of order.