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ULFA chief in Tripura

Agartala, Dec 21,2018: Chairman of ULFA, Arvind Rajkhowa arrived in Agartala today in his first ever visit. He was receivedby ATTF leader Ranjit Debbarma, hardcore former membersof NLFT Suran Debbarma.

A organization of former and surrendered militants of the State – Tripura United IndigenousPeoples’ Council (TUIPC) invited Rajkhowa to come to Tripurain his maiden visit. Speaking to media, Ranjit Debbarma said,Rajkhowa was invited to come to Tripura to attend ‘Tring’Festival. Rajkhowa said, surrendered militants may returnto jungles if the Government fails to settle the rehabilitation related issues of the surrendered people.

 On NRC, he said,tribal communities of the State will decide whether they need implementation of NRC in Tripura or not. Before leaving forTulashikhar in evening to attend Tring Fest, Rajkhowavisited Ujjanta Palace.

TGB achieves profit for 18 consecutive years: Chairman

Agartala, Dec 22,2018:The Tripura Gramin Bank (TGB), one of India’s 56 regional rural banks (RRBs), posted net profit of Rs 44.14 crore up to September in current fiscal (2018-19). The bank has been notching profits successively for the past 18 years, the bank’s chairman said.

“Supervised by United Bank of India (UBI), the TGB achieved a profit of Rs 44.14 crore up to September this year and total deposit was Rs 6073.81 crore.” the TGB Chairman Mahendra Mohan Goswami told the media today in Agartala Press Club.

Accompanied by the bank’s chief manager  Swapan Chandra Sarkar  the bank chief said: “The bank currently has 144 branches including 15 ultra small branches (USB) across Tripura. The bank’s Credit Deposit Ratio (CDR) currently stood at   39.11 per cent against the national banks’ (functioning in the state) CDR of 44.12 per cent.

 He said , though most of the banks  in the country  booked loss in September , 2018 quarter  TGB has secured  Net Profit of Rs 11.36 crore  as on September 2018. Besides in connection with celebration of 43rd Foundation day, different branches  of our bank have sanctioned Rs 76.75 crore of fresh loans from December 1st to December 20, 2018.      

 To fullflll the dream  of the Prime Minister to double the household income  by 2022 bank has undertaken projects with various agencies like NERLP, TRLM, NURLM, MUDRA, Stand Up India and Start Up India which in turn will create  a developed economy and economical activities in the state, chairman stated.

 From this year , Goswami said TGB  is also imparting Financial Literacy Camp targeting  the youth, students, Farmers, small entrepreneur and senior citizen  for providing  them  financial independency , enabling  them  to take decision in managing finance .

TGB vows to improve the quality of human resources  by extending  credit facilities to students and youths of the state. As part of that, among  various banks operating in the state , TGB alone has received 879 proposals  of Chief Minister’s Bed Anuprerana Yojana out of 1000 proposals as earmarked by the higher education department for the financial year 2017 – 18 to encourage  candidates  in taking up BEd courses for making them eligible  for teaching jobs, the chairman added. 

 

Opposition CPM alleges of pre poll violence’s

Kailashahar, Dec 21,2018:The opposition CPM alleged of pre – poll violence’s  in various parts of  poll - bound  Kailashahar town in last five days. Addressing a press meet on Thursday here in party district office  Vishwaroop Goswami  CPM divisional secretary said, ruling BJP workers are attacking the opposition  party workers and candidates in last five days, the matter has been brought to the notice of Returning Officer.

Goswami said  in last five days  houses CPM  candidate and workers are attacked, stones and brickbats are thrown at night. However the party is hopeful of doing good result in the six seats  where   by poll is schedule to held on December 27.

Meanwhile, BJP alleged  that CPM candidates are disturbing money to voters.  Today CPM candidate of ward no - 5 Mukta Das  while door to door campaign  was accused of offering money to BJP worker Shika Deb.  When the matter was brought to  notice  local BJP leaders they protested and informed the returning officer.  They demanded the candidature of CPM be cancelled.

In Kailashahar municipal council there are 15 seats. By election will held in six seats. BJP have to win all six seats to capture the municipal council from CPM. Out of remaining nine seats CPM have seven seats and BJP supported independent in two seats.

The state government has ordered official holiday in the areas going for by – poll in urban local bodies on December 27 (Thursday). There will be holiday for all magistrate court, government employees and schools and colleges (including grant-in-aid institutions).

By poll  of urban local bodies  will held on December 27 while the counting of ballots will be taken up next day on December 28. The entire process of election will be completed on December 30.

 

Govt holiday for ULB by polls

Agartala, Dec 19,2018:The state government has ordered official holiday in the areas going for by – poll in urban local bodies on December 27 (Thursday). There will be holiday for all magistrate court, government employees and schools and colleges (including grant-in-aid institutions).

By poll  of urban local bodies  will held on December 27 while the counting of ballots will be taken up next day on December 28. The entire process of election will be completed on December 30.

Around 158 seats in urban local bodies  felt vacant due to several reasons  after  BJP – IPFT came to power on March 3rd .  Howe ever election will held only in 98 seats and in remaining seats ruling BJP won uncontested   as opposition parties did not file any nomination papers in those seats.

In three tier panchayat by – election held on September, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won unopposed 96 per cent of the Gram Panchayat and Panchayat Samiti seats and all the 18 Zilla Parishad seats in Tripura 

Retired bureaucrat no more, body handed over to AGMC

Agartala, Dec19: Retired bureaucrat Dilip Kanti Roy, who fared well from service as Under Secretary of the Government of Tripura in 2011, passed away at 66 on Tuesday.

A lifelong bachelor, Roy donated his body to Agartala Government Medical College before his death. His body was handed over to A.G.M.C authorities late evening yesterday.

Late Dilip Kanti Roy was known as a diligent, helpful and highly efficient bureaucrat. Roy joined service in 1974 and retired in 2011 as an Under Secretary.

He was survived by his aged mother, elder brother, sister-in-law and niece.

 

 

News Vanguard’ awarded prestigious silver medal

Agartala, Dec 18, 2018:Popular cable news channel of the state 'News Vanguard' has been awarded  the prestigious silver medal by the world's largest and most popular video sharing website 'Youtube'. This  prestigious award was given after the cable news channel had crossed the earmarked target of viewership.

For the 'YouTube' support team  Raymond Michell congratulated the chief editor of News Vanguard channel  Sevak Bhattacharjee on crossing the milestone in viewership which leads to the prestigious silver medal award. 

In a statement the chief editor of 'News Vanguard' channel Sevak Bhattacharjee has expressed his thanks and gratitude to the common viewers and said that from now on his efforts will be to raise the viewership level of his channel to a height where it will be conferred the prestigious gold medal within a short time.