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Tripura Times 'Najar Kara, Pujoy Sera' Sharad Samman on Saturday evening

Agartala, Nov 1,2019: For the first time, english daily Tripura Times  to organize 'Najar Kara, Pujoy Sera' Sharad Samman- 2019 tomorrow ( Saturday) evening at Rabindra Satabarshiki Bhavan in Agartala.

Governor Ramesh Bais, will remain present as chief guest  and give  awards to best  Durga Puja organizing clubs.

Addressing a prèss conference  at Tripura Times office on Thursday afternoon, executive editor of the news paper, Manas Paul said during award giving ceremony for best Durga Puja organizers, a musical programme would also be held with performance by Ankan, a renowned singer from Kolkata along with performance of 'National Rhythm' orchestra group of Agartala.

Apart from Governor and Chief Minister, wife of Chief Minister Niti Deb and Editor of Tripura Times Sima Lodh will also remain present in the programme.

Speaking in the press meet, Avishikta Lodh, managing editor of Tripura Times said altogether 51 clubs and five apartments participated in the contest. Among them, six clubs and one apartment would be awarded in the Sharad Samman programme.

She said that prize money of Rs. 20,000 for the clubs securing first position in two categories, Rs. 15,000 for the clubs in second position in two disciplines and Rs. 10, 000 for the clubs winning third position in both disciplines. Prize money Rs 10,000 for residential complex puja will be given.

The winners of the “ Sera Najar Kara, Pujoy Sera “are Deshbandhu Chittaranjan (first), Nabajagaran Club (second) and Yuba Samaj (third) among the big-budget puja organizers and Tarun Sangha (first), Auronoday Sangha (second) and Kunjaban Sevak Sangha (third) among the low-budget puja organizers and Geetanjali Apartment (Best) among the residential complexes. Apart from this, Tripura Times also declared Anindita Bhowmik, Anupam Saha and Tista Nath as joint winner of Selfie contest held during the Durga Puja.

 

 

“Joining BJP was my great mistake”, says Manoj of Khowai

Agartala, Sept 21,2019: CPM former leader of Khowai and member of sub divisional committee , Manoj Das on Friday rejoined his party in the CPI (M)'s party office in Khowai. He was cordially welcomed back to the party fold by senior most leaders Bijan Dhar, party secretary Gautam Das and former tribal welfare minister Aghore Debbarma.

Later addressing, Manoj Das said, “Joining BJP was my great mistake, I have done. Eighteen months rule of the party is nothing but rule of tyranny and torture. Not  a single decision was taken for the welfare of people.”      

Manoj Das, a tested and politically trained party worker  had left the CPI (M) in 2014 after differences erupted with late CPM leader  Samir Deb Sarkar and joined Trinamool Congress. But seeing the work of the party he got    frustrated.He than joined BJP in 2017. After being denied ticket by BJP from Khowai seat and , in stead, nominated Amit Rakshit from Agartala who lost the election to CPI (M)'s NIrmal Biswas .

However,   hours before his rejoining the BJP t leadership in Khowai had expelled Manoj from the party

Festival advance for govt employees declared

Agartala, Sept 17,2019: Festival advance for the government employees of all categories as been declared by the state government While group-A and B employees are allowed to get festival allowance of Rs. 5000 and Rs. 5500, other employees- C, D, fixed pay, DRW can draw Rs. 5000, according to an official notification issued yesterday.However, the government is yet to declare bonus for Durga puja. An official notification on bonus would be notified very shortly.

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TSR 8th Bn holds blood donation camp

Agartala, Sept 16,2019:Altogether 65 TSR jawans and officers donated blood  for the welfare of human kind during a voluntary blood donation camp held at 8th TSR battalion headquarters at Lalcherra under Dhalai district on Monday.

 Commandant of the battalion Nabadwip Jamatia along with other officials  inaugurated the voluntary blood donation camp. Medical officer Dr. Karuna Kanti Debbarma was also present.

In his inaugural speech, Commandant of the battalion, Jamatia   said that the jawans of TSR along with their law and order duties has always extends their helping hand towards their social commitment. Every year, the jawans of 8th battalion TSR  organise blood donation camp along with donation camp for eyes and body, which reflected the social responsibilities of TSR.

“ Agartala Chalo” on Sept 16 by DYFI, TYF

Agartala, Sept 15,2019:  DYFI and TYF state committee will organize ‘Agartala Chalo” march on September 16, demanding fulfillment of all vacant posts in various  state government departments. Both youth organization of CPM claim that ruling   BJP have failed to fulfill one promise made in vision document. Before organizing march, there will be a gathering near Rabindra Bhawan at 12 noon. The main demands are alternate arrangement and permanent solution for terminated 10323 adhoc teachers, immediate filling of  12000 non teaching  posts created by previous government, making permanent of all GRS and contractual workers etc.        

 

TET exam schedule announced

Agartala, Sept 14,2019:  The schedule for TET exam as been announced. Exam for TET – paper one will held on October 26 and TET paper – two on October 20. The exam will held without professional qualification ( BEd or DELEd) as part of one time relaxation. Total candidates applied for both exam are 134768. For TET – one 76434 candidates and for TET – two 58334. The exam will held in 250 centre’s  set up in all eight districts.