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State in northeastern India

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Tripura: State in northeastern India
Tripura is a state in northeastern India. The third-smallest state in the country, it covers 10,491 km2 (4,051 sq mi) and is bordered by Bangladesh to the north, south, and west, and the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east. In 2011 the state had 3,671,032 residents, constituting 0.3% of the country's population.

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No district of West Bengal included in PMGKRA as state did not share data: Sitharaman [Video]

No district of West Bengal included in PMGKRA as state did not share data: Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on September 19 said that West Bengal government did not share data of returning migrant labourers with the Centre and no district of the state could be..

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Vocal for local: Tripura CM launches bamboo cookies, honey bottle [Video]

Vocal for local: Tripura CM launches bamboo cookies, honey bottle

On the occasion of World Bamboo Day, Chief Minister of Tripura, Biplab Kumar Deb launched bamboo cookies and bamboo made honey bottle on September 18. These products are expected to create employment..

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Tripura CM performs 'yagya' for PM Modi's good health on his 70th birthday [Video]

Tripura CM performs 'yagya' for PM Modi's good health on his 70th birthday

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb performed 'puja' at Tripura Sundari Temple on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 70th birthday on September 17. CM Deb prayed for PM Modi's good..

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Approx 3 lakh ganja saplings destroyed during drive against narcotics in Tripura [Video]

Approx 3 lakh ganja saplings destroyed during drive against narcotics in Tripura

During a special drive against narcotics, troops of BOP Anandpur, 74 Bn BSF along with Police and forest officials destroyed approximately 3,00,000 ganja saplings. It was cultivated in approx..

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'No mask, no vegetable': Initiative taken at Agartala market amid increasing COVID cases [Video]

'No mask, no vegetable': Initiative taken at Agartala market amid increasing COVID cases

People purchased vegetables at a market in Agartala amid COVID-19. 'No mask, no vegetable' boards were set up at the market. Civil Defence volunteers are also deployed to ensure that social distancing..

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Jobless teachers stage protest, demand alternative jobs in Tripura's Khumulwng [Video]

Jobless teachers stage protest, demand alternative jobs in Tripura's Khumulwng

Over a hundred jobless teachers staged a demonstration demanding alternative jobs, in Khumulwng area of West Tripura district. They lost their jobs after Supreme Court declared their appointment..

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Internet helps Tripura farmer to learn off-season watermelon cultivation [Video]

Internet helps Tripura farmer to learn off-season watermelon cultivation

Bhabendra Debnath, a farmer has cultivated watermelons in a season which is not considered favourable for its growth. He belongs to a poor landless farmer family and recently started cultivating..

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This Tripura horticulturist has grown state's first commercial dragonfruit plantation [Video]

This Tripura horticulturist has grown state's first commercial dragonfruit plantation

A Tripura horticulturist, P Das has successfully grown the state's first commercially viable dragonfruit plantation. The middle-aged horticulturist was into rubber plantation but with abundance of..

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'Contraband' cough syrup: 1,000 bottles caught in Tripura, cops arrest 3 [Video]

'Contraband' cough syrup: 1,000 bottles caught in Tripura, cops arrest 3

Over a thousand bottles of cough syrup classified as 'contraband' were seized in Tripura on August 21, as per reports. Police said they stopped the truck carrying the consignment after a tip-off. The..

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Rubber industry in Tripura facing uncertainty due to COVID-19 pandemic [Video]

Rubber industry in Tripura facing uncertainty due to COVID-19 pandemic

The rubber industry in Tripura is going through uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the pandemic, the demands for scrap natural rubber have gone down. "I am unable to sell products like..

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Locals stock up essential items ahead of 3-day total lockdown in Tripura [Video]

Locals stock up essential items ahead of 3-day total lockdown in Tripura

People rushed to the markets to make purchases ahead of the three-day total lockdown in Tripura. They went to market to buy essential items. The total lockdown to be imposed in the entire state from 5..

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Tripura government launches Covid-19 testing drive in Agartala

The Tripura government has launched a special Covid-19 testing drive at various municipal wards in Agartala as the Covid-19 random testing Positivity Rate in the state capital reached 21 per cent.
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Satya Pal Malik appointed Meghalaya governor

Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari has been asked to discharge the functions of Goa governor in addition to his own duties, the communique said. Malik takes over from Roy, who completed his..
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3-day-old boy 'bleeds to death' after nasal swab test at Agartala hospital

A three-day-old baby died in Tripura on Wednesday, barely an hour after his swab sample was collected for testing at Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC).
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Dismissed Tripura teachers can join as cooks, guards


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Tripura CM undergoes Covid-19 test after kin test positive

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday announced that he underwent testing for COVID-19 test, the result for which is awaited after two members of his family tested positive for the virus.
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Tripura seeks SC permission to appoint 10K terminated teachers as peons


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Tripura wants to make ‘teachers’ peons


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Northeast has potential to become India's growth engine: PM Modi

In Tripura and Mizoram too, youth have abandoned the path of violence and the Bru-Reang refugees are now moving towards a better life, PM Modi said in his address. The prime minister noted that the..
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Tripura CM apologises for statement comparing Bengalis with Jats and Punjabis

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday apologised for his statements comparing Punjabis and Jats with Bengalis, and said he did not intend to hurt sentiments. ​​Deb had stirred a..
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118 fresh cases take Tripura's Covid-19 tally to 2,380


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PM Narendra Modi to interact with heads of 21 States, UTs today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the Chief Ministers and heads of 21 States and Union Territories on Tuesday. The meeting with heads of Punjab, Assam, Kerala, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh,..
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Corona-related searches on Google drop in May as people go back to films, weather

'Coronavirus' dropped to 12th most searched topic overall during May, behind topics like Film, Meaning, News and Weather. All these terms are consistently highly searched topics in India. This probably..
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Objections raised over Bru settlement in Mizo-dominated areas of Tripura


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SC entertains PIL questioning CAA applicability to six Assam districts

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response to PILs challenging validity of its decision to exclude six districts of Assam from interline permit system, applicable to tribal areas of..
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102 new Covid-19 cases in Tripura, total rises to 423

The number of COVID-19 cases in Tripura rose to 423, with 102 people testing positive for coronavirus, officials said on Tuesday.
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BSF defied Covid-19 norms, 162 troopers, kin among infected: Tripura CM

Violation of COVID-19 protocols, including social distancing has taken place, Tripura Chief Minister Bipalab Kumar Deb said here on Monday, attributing it to the spurt in coronavirus cases among the..
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Central team in Tripura to study Covid-19 cases among BSF men, kin


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BSF personnel tests positive for coronavirus in Tripura; count 156

Deb tweeted on Wednesday night: "652 civilians & BSF officials have undergone COVID19 test, among them 1 BSF official of 86th Battalion, Ambassa found COVID-19 POSITIVE. We are conducting maximum..
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Western disturbance likely to cause thunderstorm in Himachal, Haryana, Delhi tomorrow: IMD

"Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (speed reaching 40-50 kmph) likely at isolated places over Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Rajasthan, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and West..
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Covid-19 cases in BSF increase to 67; max in Delhi, Tripura

Covid-19 cases in border guarding force BSF have climbed to 67, with the maximum reported in a Delhi battalion, deployed in the Jamia area for law and order duties, and from the frontier state of..
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Not considering withdrawal of lockdown now: Tripura CM

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said the state government is not considering withdrawal of the ongoing lockdown in near future but will weigh options to relax some restrictions in a phased..
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Coronavirus latest updates: Tripura becomes COVID-19 free after patient recovers

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in India reached 21,700 on Thursday evening while the death toll climbed to 686.
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Rajasthan couple stranded in Tripura names their newborn 'Lockdown'

The migrant couple who got stranded in Tripura said that the government officials suggested to name him 'lockdown' as he was born on April 13 during the lockdown.
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After weeks of closure, work in tea gardens in Assam, Tripura starts


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Tripura invokes ESMA after nurses complain of shortage of masks, PPEs


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Tripura man dies of coronavirus in Malaysia, claims family


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Assam, Tripura litigants hail SC for segregating anti-CAA cases

"We have been asking for separate hearings for Assam and the northeast as our issues are entirely different," Lurinjyoti Gogoi, the general secretary of the All Assam Students Union (Aasu), said.
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PM Modi greets people of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura on Statehood Day


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Centre facilitated development in Tripura by inking pacts with Bangladesh: Governor tells House


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PM Modi hails agreement to permanently settle Bru-Reang refugees in Tripura


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Bru tribals from Mizoram to permanently settle in Tripura; pact signed


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'Opposition parties trying to divert attention, tableaux of 4 BJP-ruled states also rejected'

The Union government on Thursday strongly denied charges levelled by West Bengal and Maharashtra governments that their tableaux proposals for Republic Day Parade were rejected as they were..
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Assam stir goes on unabated, BJP and CPM clash in Tripura


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Congress, allies stoking violence, says PM Modi

Speaking at a BJP rally in Dumka ahead of the last phase of elections in Jharkhand, Modi referred to vandalism and arson that began in Assam, Tripura and Meghalaya and later spread to Bengal and Delhi...
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Uneasy calm in North East, but protests spread to a few cities elsewhere

Violence in Assam and Tripura over the new citizenship law ebbed on Friday after 72 hours of mayhem on the streets even as new pockets of unrest emerged in Bengal, Delhi, parts of western UP and..
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NET on Sunday, 10K aspirants in Assam & Tripura left in the lurch


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Tripura stir called off but internet & SMS curbs remain


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Modi govt will try to solve concerns over Citizenship Bill, Shah assures Tripura delegations


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Para forces out in Tripura, no Net in 10 Assam districts

The Army was called out in Guwahati on Wednesday evening soon after the administration clamped an indefinite curfew in the capital city along with a mobile internet ban in 10 Assam districts, including..
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Violent protests against Citizenship Bill in Assam, Tripura; curfew imposed in Guwahati

Assam turned into a battleground on Wednesday with massive and violent protests across the state against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, but the government pushed the legislation through Parliament..
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Govt has no data on minorities who faced religious persecution: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Intervening in the debate on the Citizenship (Amendment Bill), 2019 in the Upper House, the senior Congress leader also asked that if the entire country was happy with the proposed legislation, why..
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Violence rages in Assam over CAB, net suspended in Tripura

In view of the protests against the Bill, internet services have been suspended for 48 hours from 2 pm in Tripura on Tuesday. A fruit vendor who had opened his stall at Manughat Bazar in Tripura’s..
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Internet services suspended for 48 hours in Tripura over anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Bill protests


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Bringing ILP for Manipur, 3 NE states will be out of CAB

Three other states — Nagaland, barring Dimapur where ILP is not applicable; Meghalaya, barring Shillong, and Tripura, barring non-tribal areas not covered by Sixth Schedule of the Constitution —..
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Assam Agitation 2.0? State braces for fight against CAB

Unrest over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified in Assam and spread to Tripura on Thursday amid reports that the proposed legislation would be introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 9 and..
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NE tribal areas out of tweaked citizenship bill

The latest CAB draft leaves out of its purview tribal areas of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura covered under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution as well as areas where Inner Line Permit is..
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Justice Kureshi to take over as Tripura HC CJ on November 16: Sources

Newly-appointed chief justice of Tripura high court Akil Kureshi will take charge on November 16 and Justice Subhasis Talpatra has been asked to officiate as acting chief justice till then, sources..
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Uncertainty over Bombay high court judge Akil Kureshi’s Tripura move


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'No annual report by UP info panel since 2005'

The report also said governments in Punjab, Tripura and Uttarakhand also did not publish annual reports of the state information commissions for five years or more even after the SIC reports were..
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Gaurav Gogoi appointed AICC incharge of Tripura, Manipur


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