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Tripura is a state in northeastern India. The third-smallest state in the country, it covers 10,491.69 km2 (4,050.86 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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PM Modi inaugurates infra projects in Tripura: HighlightsPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated and laid foundation stones for several infrastructure and development projects in Tripura via video conferencing. "Today, Tripura is experiencing a..
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Northeast has potential to become India's growth engine: PM ModiIn 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..
Tripura CM apologises for statement comparing Bengalis with Jats and PunjabisTripura 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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