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60 Bn CRPF was deployed in Assam state when it was boiling with insurgent activities. On the 13th of March 1999, one patrol was attacked by the insurgents when it was passing through a dense jungle. The insurgents opened heavy fire at the troops. On receiving the fire, the troops immediately retaliated and forced the insurgents to flee from the area. During the fierce encounter, Shaheed CT Uttam Kumar Singh Gurang who was at the front, received severe injuries. Despite sustaining injuries he fought bravely and continued firing at the insurgents. Later the brave heart succumbed to the injuries and attained martyrdom



LPG crisis deepens in state as backlog crosses two month

Agartala, March 13 (TVN): Once again the state is facing severe shortage of LPG. The crisis is increasing since last two months at present the crisis is severe. The present backlog at most gas agency is reported to be more than two months. Besides a new problem added to the misery of customers – that is booking of LPG through SMS. In most cases, for booking gas a customer have to spent Rs 20 – 25.  Many times the land phone of gas agency   remains inactive, the software of IOC remains out of order. Due to the problem of booking and backlog  customers are facing serious problem. For last two months, the lone gas bottling plant could not achieve the required production target. It is alleged that the problem is due to a non – professional approach of a staff of the bottling plant. For fulfilling their own interest, they are using the name of CITU and daily wage labourers. There demand is to give overtime without working. For this demand they took a strategy of go slow policy. For the sake of the organization daily wage laborers participated in the protest. As a result, the bottling of gas was in the plant was severely affected. In an average not even ten trucks bottling was not done. The quota meant for Bishalghar bottling plant was diverted to Silchar bottling plant. According to IOC nowhere in India such problems persist, it only happens here. The good news is the matter was taken to the notice of state government and CITU senior leaders by the concerned authority. It seems the problem will solve soon.


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.