Following an outbreak of the deadly avian influenza, Tripura Saturday sounded a bird flu alert and intensified surveillance. Two central government teams comprising scientists and doctors arrived in Tripura Saturday to assist the state authorities. They are closely monitoring the situation, an official said. “We have deployed 16 Rapid Response Teams (RRT) in the affected [...] Continue reading Tripura on bird flu alert; central teams arrive
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The 28-year-old alliance between the main opposition Congress and the tribal Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT) ended Saturday with both parties deciding to contest next month’s Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) election separately.
For the ruling Left Front, regaining the constitutional body appears to be a virtual cakewalk as the Congress, the INPT, [...] Continue reading Congress, alliance partner to contest Tripura council polls alone
New Delhi and Dhaka have started implementing the agreements finalised during the January visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here Friday.
Sarkar was in Dhaka last week to attend Bangladesh’s Independence and National Day celebrations.
During his two-day stay in Dhaka, Sarkar met the Bangladesh prime minister, Foreign [...] Continue reading India-Bangladesh ‘historic’ pacts in full swing: Tripura CM