Fencing Bangladesh border displaces people

Agartala, Dec 19 : Hundreds of people displaced due to border fencing took to the streets in Tripura demanding rehabilitation.

However, opposition Congress which under the banner of ''Tripura Simanta Bhumi Suraksa Committee'' (Tripura Border Land Protection Committee) organised the rally claiming that the people in the border area are not being rehabilitated due to the State Governments, apathetic attitude.

Shah Alam, a protestor demanded compensation and rehabilitation from the government and believes that no one is against the border fencing.

Congress-sponsored strike paralyzes life in Tripura partially

Tripura, AgartalaAgartala, Dec. 17 : A dawn-to-dusk strike in Tripura, called by the Congress supported Youth Congress and Seva Dal demanding arrest of two Leftist Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Sahid Choudhury and Partha Das during a protest rally, paralyzed normal life in the Left-ruled state Wednesday.

Most markets, shops and business establishments remained closed in this northeastern state while roads wore a deserted look.

Tripura capital hosts conference on community-based disaster risk reduction

Tripura capital hosts conference on community-based disaster risk reductionAgartala (Tripura), Dec. 14 : Tripura capital Agartala recently played host to a two-day conference on Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR).

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Tripura Government organized the conference jointly, which was attended by representatives from the government, engineers, army, paramilitary, police personnel, students, teachers and NGOs.

World AIDS Day celebrated in Tripura

tripura, aidsAgartala, Dec. 1 : Thousands of people in Tripura pledged Monday to step up the fight against HIV by spreading awareness about the dreaded virus.

School children, health workers, different non-government organizations, people from different walk of life, including sex workers marched through the streets in Agartala - to mark World AIDS Day and educate the public about prevention and treatment for the HIV-positive.

Bangladeshi theatre artists perform epic ''Ramayana'' in Tripura

Tripura, AgartalaAgartala, Nov. 19 : ‘Oneness through drama'' was the central message of a group of Bangladeshi theatre artistes, who were on a cultural trip to Agartala recently and left an indelible mark on various theatre lovers.

It was a delightful and emphatic performance of “Ebong Aswamedh Jagna", by a group of 19 artistes from Bangladesh, which performed the epic Ramayana at the central auditorium of Tripura University here recently.

Nine killed in road mishap in Tripura

Tripura, AgartalaAgartala, Nov 15 : At least nine people died and 30 critically injured following a road traffic accident on the national high 44 on Saturday in Tripura.

The incident occurred at around 12 p. m. when three vehicles had a head-on collided at a tri-junction near Gakulnagar, 17 kilometre south from here.

The incident happened when two jeeps had a head-on collision and another speeding jeep coming from the back banged the two jeeps.