Agartala city wore a deserted look on Sunday after government announced 24-hour complete Sunday lockdown. It was announced to break the chain of coronavirus spread. 1,546 confirmed cases have been recorded in Tripura while active cases stand at 343.
The 6th International Yoga Day was observed in Tripura's Agartala on June 21. It was observed at the indoor hall of NSRCC in Agartala. The event was organised by the State Youth Affairs and Sports Department. The theme of the event was 'yoga at home and yoga with family'.
A rare species of hog badgers were found in a village in Salema district of Tripura, for the first time ever. It is a threatened species and has characteristics of both pig and bear. Last year, it was also recovered in Assam. Chief Wildlife Warden of Tripura, Dr DK Sharma said, "It is happy news that we have recovered three young hog badger from Salema area. It is a threatened species and has characteristics of both pig and bear. Its food habit is omnivorous and eats small fruits and animals. It was not recorded in Tripura earlier and last year it was also recovered in Assam."All three hog badgers' cubs have been shifted to the Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary for nurturing and two of them are doing well while one of them was in dehydrated condition and under treatment. Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary, located nearly 25 kilometres from Agartala, is the biggest of the four sanctuaries in the state.
A vehicle, to spread awareness against cancer caused due to tobacco, was flagged off in Agartala. Pratima Bhoumik - Member of Parliament from Tripura West, health official and others were present at the occasion. Tobacco kills more than 8 million people each year, according to World Health Organisation.
India and China dispute has been raging over the Galvan Valley which witnessed a clash recently in which 20 soldiers including Indian Army Colonel Santosh Babu died. The region of Galvan River has had..