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Kulai HS school to celebrate 70th anniversary

Agartala, Dec 18, 2018: Kulai higher secondary school will celebrate its 70th anniversary. Announcing details of the celebration, Paritosh Biswas former veteran student of the school alumini association and editor of  local daily ‘ Jagaran’ in press meet here  said the main   programme will be inaugurated on December 22  at 2.30 pm by education minister Ratan Lal Nath, food minister Manoj Kanti Deb will grace the occasion as special guest along with MLA  Parimal Debbarma.

Besides on December 20 fruits and sweets will be distributed among patients of District and sub division hospital followed by blood donation camp and drawing completion.

 On December 23 a colourful rally and March will pass through various thorough fare of the town. The march will be attended by all section of people including   present teachers, students, former students and teachers of the school.                          

Speaking about the history of the school , Biswas said  Kulai HS school started its journey from  1948.  


Cops arrest five, seize Rs 19 lakh

Teliamura , Dec 16,2018:Five person who were allegedly transporting  Rs 19 lakh were arrested by police on Saturday midnight. Police seized a vehicle which was allegedly transporting the currency notes. The arrested persons – Subhas Chandra Das, Humayun Mia, Devananda Pal, Jagadish Debbarma and Birchandra Debbarma are from Sidhai police station.

Following a tip – off, police inspected the vehicle  at 35 Mile under Mungiakami police station and found currency notes stocked in a bag. The  suspects could not produce proper records for the money.

Meanwhile,  DIG ( Southern Range ) Arindam Nath along with SP Khowai District Manik Das went to Mungiakami police station today. Both senior cops questioned all five arrested.

Preliminary investigation says they might be linked with any drug smuggling racket.  While returning back after selling their consignments they fell in trap of police.

Last month in Amass police have arrested three people for transporting Rs 25 lakh along with the vechile.  


On Dec 18, hospital train arriving in D’Nagar

Dharmanagar, Dec 15, 2018: The Lifeline Express, touted to be the world’s first hospital – train that provides medical aid and relief to patients in far - flung  and inaccessible areas is arriving in Dharmanagar  next week.The seven coach train will stay  from  December 18 and till  January 5, 2019.

The train started in 1991, is a flagship project of the Impact India Foundation  an NGO and Indian Railways. Since then, it has travelled across the country, providing medical aid to poor patients free of cost by experts from  India and foreign countries.

North Tripura DM, Dr. Raveel Hamendra Kumar  addressing a press meet today informed the arrival of Life Line Express Train in Dharmanagar station.This project is being organized jointly by  state governemnt and Indian Railways  supported by Mahindra and Mahindra under the banner of Impact India Foundation.

He said the hospital train is equipped with a state-of-the-art operation theatre and has surgeons on board   where   people will be treated for dental, mouth, jaw, eye, ear, nose, throat ailments, besides blood sugar, High and Low Blood Pressure, epilepsy, breast and uterus cancer. Cataract, dental, jaw, ear, polio and other operations will also be performed by the doctors, d and added that the patients, who undergo operations, will be provided with residential facility along with an attendant and food free of cost.


TCPCR representing first global meet on sexual exploitation of children

Agartala, Dec 14,2018: The two day first international conference  on sexual exploitation  of children  commenced from today in Kolkata.  The global meet comes to close on the heels of report  that India accounted  for around 2.4 millions  instances of online child sexual abuse last year.

Among those  who participated  in it are officials from West Bengal Commission  for Protection of Child Rights, International  Justice Mission and chairpersons of women commission across the country m senior  police officials from six countries government representatives  prosecutors  and judges from 15 countries like Germnay, Uganda, Canada, Kenya, US, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India.

Officials from social media giant Facebook and major consulting firm Delotte, Price WaterhouseCoopers attended the conference.Sharmila Choudhury, member of Tripura Commission for Protection of Child Rights  ( TCPCR) is representing the state, as chairperson  is busy with other prior appointments.  

Global trends indicate  that criminals  are using  the power of modern  technology  to exploit  children  and these trends  include trafficking buying and selling of children for sex, live pron, etc, official said.                                   



MBDF delegate meets revenue minster

Agartala, Dec 14,2018: A delegate of Mizoram Bru Displaced  People’s Forum  ( MBDF) today met revenue minister  N C Debbarma in secretariat. The delegate handed over a memorandum to the minister. The memorandum stated  that the puja garments which is being distributed  in the month of  September / October every year  is not yet distributed  this year till date. Besides the cash  - dole for the month of October and November, 2018 also not yet distributed for three relief camps under  Panisagar sub division and Kanchanpur sub division. The delegate  requested the minister for taking initative   for to make fund available to distribute  the pending puja garments, cash dole  and rations before Christmas holiday.                   

HS practical exam from Jan 2

Agartala, Dec 13,2018: All kinds of practical exam for Higher Secondary conducted by TBSE should be completed between January 2nd and January 31st, 2019. This was informed by notification issued TBSE today.  The notification also stated from December 21 to 26 all school headmaster / headmaster in charge are told to collect all papers related to practical exam for HS and Madhyamik   exam during working hours from TBSE office.  Those who were absent or did not pass in new syllabus of 2016, 2017 and 2018 have to give practical exam in 2019.But those who have passed need not give the exam. After completion of exam, schools should submit all answer sheets in TBSE office within ten days.