Tripura is a state in northeastern India. The third-smallest state in the country, it covers 10,491 km² and is bordered by Bangladesh to the north, south, and west, and the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east.
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb in an innovative idea on Friday urged the people to use the 'gamocha' (handmade cotton towel) if they are unable to get face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma on Friday presented a Rs 19,891 crore tax-free Budget for 2020-21, containing several new plans including setting up a NITI Aayog-type state body, new schemes for farmers, children and students besides for rural areas.
To combat the threat of novel coronavirus threat, Indian authorities have set up screening and testing centres along the borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, officials said on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kokrajhar on February 7 to participate in the celebrations of the signing of the Bodo agreement.
The CPI-M would undertake 48-day long door-to-door campaign from February 4 against the NRC and NPR, party's central committee member Gautam Das announced on Sunday.
The Tripura High Court on Saturday granted bail to veteran CPI-M leader and former minister Badal Choudhury, who was arrested 104 days ago in connection with the multi-crore PWD scam.
In the first reported death due to coronavirus infection from northeast India, a 22-year-old youth from Tripura died in a Malaysian hospital after he was reportedly infected by the dreaded virus, family sources said on Thursday.
An undertrial in a NDPS case was found dead in a Tripura jail, following which a probe has been ordered, police said on Wednesday.
An all-round bowling show saw Bengal getting a slight edge over Delhi in their round 7 Ranji Trophy tie at the iconic Eden Gardens as the visitors were reduced to 192/6 when the second day ended here.
The depressing mood has disappeared. Instead, a festive atmosphere has gripped northern Tripura's seven relief camps, where over 34,000 tribal immigrants are sheltered after they fled adjoining Mizoram 23 years ago following ethnic strife.