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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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Free assisted-living devices distributed to ease lives of senior citizens in Tripura [Video]

Free assisted-living devices distributed to ease lives of senior citizens in Tripura

Aiming to restore near normalcy in their bodily functions among senior citizens with infirmity, various assisted living devices were provided under the Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana during a free..

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Tripura gets its first road constructed with plastic waste [Video]

Tripura gets its first road constructed with plastic waste

Under Agartala Smart City Limited (ASCL) project, Tripura has begun its first plastic road construction by using non-recyclable plastic waste. Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated the..

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International Mother Language Day: Students, teachers hold march in Agartala [Video]

International Mother Language Day: Students, teachers hold march in Agartala

Students and teachers from various schools, colleges and educational institutions held a march in Tripura's Agartala. They held a long march to mark the International Mother Language Day on February..

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Ahead of ADC polls in Tripura BJP ally IPFT announces alliance with TIPRA [Video]

Ahead of ADC polls in Tripura BJP ally IPFT announces alliance with TIPRA

The BJP received a major jolt in Tripura on Friday evening as its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) announced an alliance with newly-minted The Indigenous People's Regional Alliance..

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Watch: Beating retreat resumes at India-Bangladesh border after 10 months [Video]

Watch: Beating retreat resumes at India-Bangladesh border after 10 months

Beating retreat ceremony resumes at India-Bangladesh border in Tripura after 10 months. The ceremony was stopped last year in March in view of Covid-19. BSF soldiers resumed the ceremony on the Indian..

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Beating Retreat resumes at India-Bangladesh border after 10 months [Video]

Beating Retreat resumes at India-Bangladesh border after 10 months

After more than 10 months, the Border Security Force (BSF) resumed Beating Retreat or lowering of the flags ceremony at Agartala-Akhaura border on Febraury 18. It is a daily military practice in which..

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Sacked govt teachers protest against police atrocities in Tripura [Video]

Sacked govt teachers protest against police atrocities in Tripura

The Joint Movement Committee (JMC), a body formed by the terminated teachers on Feb 16 demonstrated a mass protest in front of the Rabindra Satabarshiki Bhavan in Agartala. The rally was held against..

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Kerala biker tours northeast to spread 'national integrity' message [Video]

Kerala biker tours northeast to spread 'national integrity' message

Sudeep PR, a biker from Manippara village, Kerala is on a mission to spread the message of unity in the country. He began his All India Tour on November 3, 2020. Sudeep has covered 16 states in 100..

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Tripura launches online workshop to empower teachers with life skills [Video]

Tripura launches online workshop to empower teachers with life skills

An online workshop on 'Empowering Teachers with Life Skills' was virtually inaugurated at New Secretariat Building in Agartala on Feb 9. The workshop was organized by Tripura Tribal Welfare Residential..

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Tripura's student association held sit-in protest, demands inclusion of Kokborok language [Video]

Tripura's student association held sit-in protest, demands inclusion of Kokborok language

The tribal youth of Agartala under the banner of All Tripura Indigenous Students Association (ATISA) launched a two-day sit-in demonstration on demand of inclusion of Kokborok language in the 8th..

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At 76.6%, Bihar on top in vaccinating healthcare workers: Govt [Video]

At 76.6%, Bihar on top in vaccinating healthcare workers: Govt

Additional Secretary of Union Health Ministry, Manohar Agnani gave brief about states which have vaccinated over 60% of healthcare workers. He said, "Bihar 76.6%, MP 76.1%, Tripura 76%, U'khand 71.5%,..

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After years of opposition, natives of Tripura villages agree to border fencing [Video]

After years of opposition, natives of Tripura villages agree to border fencing

Border villages of Nabadeep Chandra Nagar, Durgapur, Sonapur, Srimantapur, and few others in northeastern state of Tripura have acceded to the long standing government persuasion of installing a fence..

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Police seize ganja worth Rs 1.2 crore at Tripura-Assam border [Video]

Police seize ganja worth Rs 1.2 crore at Tripura-Assam border

In yet another successful operation against drugs, the North Tripura district Police on February 01 seized 1200 kg ganja (marijuana) at the Tripura-Assam border. The consignment worth around Rs 1.2..

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Northeast India celebrates 72nd Republic Day [Video]

Northeast India celebrates 72nd Republic Day

Along with the rest of the country, the northeast region celebrated the 72nd Republic day. Northeast tableau was displayed in India's capital New Delhi during the annual parade. In Manipur, Governor..

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PM Modi wishes people of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on their Statehood Day

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64% vaccine turnout after 2 days, government expects footfall to rise

Four states — Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Tripura and Puducherry — recorded low turnout of beneficiaries in the range of 22-34%, whereas other states reported more than 50% attendance of those who were..
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CBI arrests Senior Railways officer, two others for demanding bribe of Rs 1 crore

CBI launched a widespread search operation at 21 locations in five states - Delhi, Uttarakhand, Tripura, West Bengal and Assam.
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Nine states implement 'One Nation One Ration Card' system: Finance ministry

As many as nine states have completed One Nation One Ration Card reform following which the central government has allowed them to raise an additional Rs 23,523 crore, said an official release on..
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Rebel BJP MLAs raise 'Biplab Hatao' slogan in Tripura


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Normal classes not to resume in schools in most NE states

According to the officials, Tripura and Manipur have yet to decide on the reopening of schools on a regular basis
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Assam CM opens back channel to negotiate with protesters in Tripura


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Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stones of 9 national highway projects in Tripura today

The projects will generate a large number of employment and self-employment opportunities for the unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled manpower of the region.
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Axe CM or give us bigger role, Tripura BJP rebels tell party

The BJP’s first government in Tripura led by chief minister Biplab Deb seems to have run into some rough weather, with a rival faction in the newly formed party in the north eastern state demanding a..
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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

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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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