Two militants belonging to the banned NLFT (National Liberation Front of Tripura) organisation surrendered with arms and ammunition before the police on April 15 in Dharmanagar of North Tripura district. Both the militants wanted in various cases have been identified as Joseph Jamatia and Uttam Kishore Jamatia and deposited three factory made pistols, magazines and ammunition to Deputy Inspector General (DIG) L Darlong in presence of Superintendent of Police (SP) North Tripura district Bhanupada Chakraborty who played an important role in convincing them to come back to normal life. The militants were trained in Bangladesh and were living in Nagaland.
As second wave of coronavirus intensifies in India, hundreds of people in Agartala were seen marketing for 'Chaitra Mela' on the eve of Bengali New Year 'Poila Boisakh' without paying heed to COVID guidelines. Poila Boisakh is the first day of the first month of the Bengali calendar.
On the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day, a cycle rally was organised in Agartala. The awareness rally was organised by the Chief Medical Office, West Tripura along with the District TB cell. Participants from Agartala Cycloholics Foundation paddled around the city, to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis. 'The Clock is Ticking' is this year's theme. World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is observed annually on 24 March to mark Dr. Robert Koch's discovery of the tubercle bacillus in 1882.
Tripura Police have busted a gang of drug peddlers in Agartala and seized contraband drugs from their possession. The main drug which was seized from the peddlers is heroin. The approximate value of the seized drugs is about Rs 15 lakh. Police are also interrogating the accused for further links.
Madhya Pradesh Medical Education Minister Vishvas Kailash Sarang on April 12 informed that 'Corona Curfew' has been imposed by Crisis Management Group in Bhopal from April 13 to April 19, with essential services running unhindered. Kailash Sarang said, "Today, Bhopal 'Crisis Management Group' has decided to impose 'Corona Curfew' in Bhopal, from April 13 to April 19, till 6 am. It means daily activities will continue. Inter-state and inter-district movement of essential services will be allowed." "Vaccination program, hospitals, petrol pump, bank, grocery shops ambulance, fire brigade, movement of labourers, agri-services, dine-in facilities... to be allowed. This is not a lockdown but 'Corona Curfew'," the minister added.
As the coronavirus cases rise in Madhya Pradesh, state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a roadshow to raise awareness over COVID appropriate behaviour in Bhopal on April 05. During the roadshow, CM Shivraj appealed to the people to wear masks. MP has reported over 3,300 fresh COVID-19 cases on April 05.
A national-level water sports coaching camp to promote canoeing and kayaking is being held at Dal Lake. The camp is being organized to hone the players for the upcoming Olympics. 24 players from different states of the country including Madhya Pradesh., Manipur, Kerala, Bhopal, and others participated in the camp. The players are hopeful that this camp will help them perform better for the upcoming pre-Olympic round to be held in Pattaya, Thailand.