12 - 11 - 2019

L. Sailo, Mizo convention president is no more

Agartala, April 15,2019:The whole of Mizo community living in Tripura is mourning the death of  Lalramzauha Sailo, the incumbent President of Jampui Mizo Convention (MC), who breath his last in his Aizawl residence on Monday at 12.45 pm noon, after prolong battle with colon cancer. He was 73.

Sailo's mortal remain is being brought home to his ancestral home at Sabual Village, Jampui Hill, Tripura for last ceremony to be performed according to the Church's tradition on  April 16. The Mizos of Tripura will be gathering in huge numbers to pay their last tribute to this great leader of the Mizos in Tripura. 

Dr. Zairemthiama Pachuau, General Secretary of Mizo Convention summed  up the life of Sailo as "Our beloved President was a willful and dynamic man. He had the vision and ability to make things happen, for the benefit of the our community, the church, the general public, and his family. His passing on is an irreplaceable loss for our community. We can't comprehend how life without him would be in the future activities of the Mizo Convention". 

Sailo is survived by his wife, two sons, three daughters and nine grandchildren. 


CPM candidate election rally attacked in Taidu,

Agartala April 6, 2019 : Tension runs high in Taidu market after a group of IPFT supporters allegedly backed by BJP attacked the rally of CPM candidate  for East Tripura parliamentary seat and incumbent Lok Sabha MP JitendraChoudhury yesterday morning at Taidu. Four CPM supporters were injured in the attack. The incident prompted Police to rush to the spot.

Apart from the attack, the IPFT supporters also dam-aged the vehicles of Chaudhury and others. CPM, however, filed a complaint against the IPFT miscreants and took up the incident with Election Commission seeking directives.

“It was around 11.30 AM.Choudhury accompanied by two former Ministers Naresh Jamatia and Ratan Bhowmik was addressing the party workers at Taidumarket. Suddenly, around15-16 people rushed to the spot. They were carrying bamboo sticks. They first attacked our party supporters and also ransacked the vehicles of CPM leaders that were parked nearby. When some of our party workers tried to resist them,they were also beaten”, said a CPM leader.

BSF injuries two colleagues, kills self

Dharmanagar, April 6, 2019: One BSF jawan belonging to 166 battalion   B D Rao died of bullet injury while two  other  BSF jawans  Anil Kumar  and Dhanraj Singh of 166 Bn sustained bullet injuries.

The incident took place at BSF HQ of Panisagar under North district tonight. PrimaFacie evidence suggests that killed jawan fired at two other jawans and later committed suicide by self shooting.

The jawans were in barrack when the incident happened around 7 pm yesterday. There were only three jawans when the incident happened and rest of them went to have dinner at mess. Senior officials of BSF have rushed to BSF camp.Details of the incidence yet to be ascertained.

Doctor beaten by BJP leader in Sabroom

Agartala, April 3,2019: A BJP leader has reportedly beaten one government doctor.According to information BJP Sabroom Mandal president Arjun Debnath went to Srinagar Primary health centre to meet the in-charge doctor Ayan Bhattacharjee on Monday.

As the BJP leader  entered into the official chamber another Dr Dipal Mitra, who was engaged in some important discussion with Dr Ayan Bhattacharjee  asked the identity of Arjun Debnath the and purpose of his entry.

The Mandal president  started hot altercation with both doctors and after couple of minutes, Debnath, losing his control, started beating Dr Dipak Mitra with his shoes and abused him with racial slurs.

Later, the victim doctor filed a complaint before the subdivisional (Sabroom) medical officer Dr Pritam Das. Dr. Pritam Das, speaking with media persons, said that after the incident was reported, he immediately rushed to the Srinagar primary centre and after discussion with the victim doctor, he suggested him to seek legal action against BJP leader and subdivisional medical administration will do their best for the justice to victim doctor.

On Monday evening, police personnel including the officer-in-charge (OC) of Sabroom police station and in-charge of Srinagar police outpost rushed to the primary health centre to meet the victim doctor. The police however is yet to register a FIR and take action against guilty Arjun Debnath.


Sports journalist Biswajit Sharma passes away

Agartala, April 1,2019: After a prolonged illness, BiswajitSharma, considered to bestate’s one of the finest sports journalist, has passed away this morning. The 41-year-old scribe who was associated with Tripura Times and also was a former secretary of Tripura Sports Journalists Club died of kidney failure.

He breathed his last at Bishalgarh residence  Sunday yearly morning. He is survived by wife andlone son.

Several times in the past, Biswajit went to outstation Hospitals to avail better treatment. Despite all possible  efforts, attempt for kidney transplantation failed due to non-availability of appropriate kidney for him.

The demise of Sharmashocked the entire mediafraternity including themembers of Tripura Times.Chief Minister BiplabKumar Deb, Tripura SportsJournalists Club, TripuraTimes and many others have condoled the death of Sharma.

Blue Mount English School, Jampui Hill Celebrates Annual Cultural Day

Agartala, March 29,2019: Blue Mount English School at  Behliangchhip in Jampui Hill of North Tripura  on Wednesday  celebrated its annual  cultural day  at its picturesque mountain top location at Behliangchhip village, Jampui Hill, showcasing varieties of rainbow colours of different cultures of its students and faculties comprising - Mizo, Reang, Chakma, Koloi, Tripuri, and Bengali - through songs, dances, acts and plays, recitals, etc.

Lieutenant Isaac Lalhlimpuia, the School Managing Board Chairman remarks that "the event brings brotherhood, unity, love, and concerted efforts among the students and staff in building a better, stronger and more progressive communities; and the school will continue to invest more in the organising of such programme." 

H. Kamliansanga, the Headmaster assured the gathering of parents and guardians of the students that all efforts will continue to be given to ensure the provision of the best learning  experience to the students, both in academics and co-curriculars.  He also thanked all attending invited guests from various NGOs for their supports. 

Blue Mount English School is a school established and owned by the Salvation Army Church since 1986. It has classes from KG to X. It has been providing quality education per excellence and has been producing 100% Madhyamik pass results every year. Its wonderful alumini itself speaks of the  contributions the school has had made in various social, economic, administrative, political, and cultural spheres. And it continues to contribute more in the present and in the future to come.