He said that the meeting also decided to share information and intelligence inputs related to drug smuggling across the border among various security and intelligence agencies.
In a major boost to the state's health care facilities, the renowned Apollo hospital group on Monday proposed to set up their super-specialty hospital in Tripura's capital town of Agartala.
As per the NCTE notification (amended) in 2011, teachers appointed before 2010-11 are exempted from clearing the TET exams as per the Para 5 of the notification, the SSA teachers added.
A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi and Justice Arindam Lodh concluded the hearing on the petition-(No.- WP(Crl.) 10/19) and fixed December 10 for pronouncement of the judgment in the case.
The 12-hour shutdown call was given by a local tribal based party, the Twipraland State Party in the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) areas, which evoked a mixed response, police and district officials said.
There has been an increase in number of injectable drugs' users, which has pushed the HIV prevalence rate up in the northeastern states that is also a oft-used corridor for drug smuggling from Myanmar.
The CPI-M Polit Buro member Brinda Karat who is in Tripura today said, 'Legal action against our CPI-M central committee member Badal Chowdhury is simply a political vendetta to divert the people's mind from BJP government's failure.'
Mr. Deb was addressing a gathering of doctors and nurses in the annual conference of All Tripura Government Doctors Association (ATGDA) in the auditorium of the Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC).
The high court order said BIOCON should negotiate rates with the health department and supply the medicines at not higher than 10 per cent of the rates at which Reliance Life Science was supplying the drugs.
Last year, for the first time, paddy procurement was done in Tripura after the BJP-IPFT government came to power. Paddy was procured directly from the farmers at MSP of Rs 17.50 per kg from across the state.
Addressing a gathering on the occasion of 19th state conference of All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA), Karat said the BJP's domination would weaken further as it had failed to serve the people.
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today ruled out the opposition’s allegation of food and job crisis in the hilly areas of the state and said, 'The centre has extended and sanctioned 4 crore mandays which was earlier 3 crore.'
Meantime, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb who have also demanded for a permanent solution for the Brus in Tripura and resettle them in the state also remained present in the consultation meet at Delhi on Friday.
Pradyot said, 'But, we are ready to welcome the NRC as proposed by the Amit Shahji to be implemented country-wide.' He, however, said, 'We will continue our protest if CAB is introduced in Tripura.'
One Amalendu Das, a share cropper (Barga) farmer, had to sell his livestock as there is no scope of arranging fodder for the animals. He finally decided to sell his cow and arrange some money for his day to day expenses.
The tourism corporation has started a new bus service from Agartala to Chabimura, a premier tourist destination of the state. The bus will start on 8:00 am in the morning from Agartala and will come back by 6:00 pm by the evening every Sunday.
Most regional and local parties from the northeastern states would attend the consultative meeting called by Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss the proposed amendment in the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB).
However, the four fraudsters were detained from Kolkata Dum Dum airport and brought back to Agartala on Friday. However, after being produced before the court the accused fraudsters were sent to 4 days police remand.
While addressing the gathering artisans of Bhutan and India who took part in the exchange programme today, the Deputy Chief Minister mainly laid emphasis on more promotion of marketing of the bamboo crafts from Tripura.
Pratima Bhoumik on Friday urged upon the Union Minister for Agriculture and concerned central department to find out the feasibility of compensating the concerned farmers in the areas in Tripura bordering to Bangladesh.
He however demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah should take stern action against Pragya Singh Thakur and expel her from the party.
He expressed that this piece of work would remain the finest works he had done in his career. 'What all I can say is this is the biggest project of mine. This piece of work will remain as one of my biggest achievements' he added.
A 1990 batch Tripura cadre IAS officer, and currently Additional Chief Secretary, Electricity, Finance and Forest Departments, Manoj Kumar would succeed Usurupati Venkateswarlu, who is retiring from service on November 30.
The BSF personnel seized smuggling stuff, mostly YABA tablets, worth Rs 32.92 crore from state’s borders this year. Among the seized stuff, YABA alone makes up for Rs 17.57 crores.