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Unlock guidelines for Northeast India states
Tue, Jun 02, 2020

On June 1, Unlock 1 guidelines were announced for different states, in line with the Centre’s guidelines. Here is a compilation of what is allowed and what is not in the new phase of the lockdown.

Tripura: Covid-19 patient commits suicide inside hospital lavatory
Tue, Jun 02, 2020

A police official said that the deceased's mother had attended her daughter at the hospital. "After her daughter was found missing on her bed, she started a frantic search. Her body was later found hanging in a lavatory nearby," the official said.

In Tripura, BSF violated social distancing, quarantine norms: CM Deb
Mon, Jun 01, 2020

Since BSF is regulated by MHA, Deb said his government has forwarded the report to them.

Mizoram CM P Zoramthanga opposes Bru resettlement in Tripura’s Jampui Hills
Sun, May 31, 2020

In his letter, the Mizoram CM said Brus and Mizos have historically shared ethnic tension and upheavals, both in Mizoram and Tripura. He said any ‘strain’ between the two communities in Tripura is likely to have "repercussions" in Mizoram.

Tripura cart puller gets special mention in PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat
Sun, May 31, 2020

Earlier, had covered Goutam Das in its Stories of Strength project about people who were fighting the pandemic in different ways.

Tripura to start polygraph test in forensic lab for efficient probe of crime cases
Sat, May 30, 2020

Speaking to reporters at the state secretariat, Law Minister Ratan Lal Nath said that a lie detection or polygraph unit would be soon added to the SFL and preparations are underway for it.

Tripura professor creates ‘Warbot’ to minimise human contact with Covid patients in hospitals
Sat, May 30, 2020

"I made this droid completely from scrap materials lying around in my lab. It cost me Rs. 25,000 to put them all together with the help of a worker from a local hardware store and it was ready within a week," Dr. Nath told

Inland waterways transport with Bangladesh to start in 3-4 months: Tripura CM
Fri, May 29, 2020

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today visited Sonamura and different parts of Sepahijala district as part of his inspection tour of quarantine centres set up at village level to accommodate people who are facing difficulties in-home quarantine.

Tripura to have NE centre of All India Institute of Speech and Hearing
Thu, May 28, 2020

"The central government has decided to set up its NE regional centre at Mohanpur in Tripura. We have shown them proposed plots and they have chosen Mohanpur mouja for the job," Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said

FIR against Sa Re Ga Ma Pa runner-up Mainul Noble for remarks against PM Modi
Fri, May 29, 2020

Speaking to, Suman Paul, an engineering student at Pandit Deen Dayal Petroleum University in Gandhinagar of Gujarat, said he filed the complaint against the Bangladeshi singer at Belonia police station on May 25.

Bru resettlement in North Tripura hits roadblock as civil societies threaten bandh
Wed, May 27, 2020

As per the resettlement agreement signed by the central government in January this year, 32,000 Bru migrants living in Tripura since 1997 would be permanently settled in the state.

Covid-19: Stranded for two months in Tripura, Spanish cross-country cyclist finally heads home
Tue, May 26, 2020

Yessenia had come to Tripura from Bangladesh, with plans to visit Mizoram, and then Myanmar.

As flights resume, passengers settle into new normal despite cancellations
Mon, May 25, 2020

All major airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, Air Asia and others operated 30% of their regular schedules between destinations, strictly adhering to the safety protocols set by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Tripura distributes 26.88 lakh textbooks, preparations on to resume schools after lockdown
Tue, May 26, 2020

Earlier this month, the education minister said his government is contemplating to restart its schools from June 1 and resume academic activities in them from June 15.

Assam, Tripura residents lodged in Kuwait prisons to be deported by June 04
Sun, May 24, 2020

Speaking to reporters at the state secretariat, Nath said the state government was informed by Ministry of External Affairs that 136 Indians from Assam and Tripura who were in Kuwait prisons were being processed for deportation.

Baby parrots, Hill Myenahs recovered from smuggler in Tripura
Sun, May 24, 2020

The man allegedly demanded Rs 750 each for the baby parrots and Rs 1150 for each Myenah.

Tripura to resume classes from June 15
Tue, May 26, 2020

The state government said that students would not require to write their examinations for papers which were still left

Tripura to get Rs. 4,802 crore from Rs 20-lakh crore stimulus package, says CM
Fri, May 22, 2020

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said his government has evaluated all segments which would be covered under the package and is expecting Rs. 4,802.88 crore under five major heads.

Tripura hopes to get Rs 4,802 cr from Centre’s stimulus package; agriculture, MSME’s to receive big benefits
Fri, May 22, 2020

Speaking to reporters at the state secretariat this evening, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said his government has estimated all segments that would be covered under the package and is expecting Rs 4,802.88 crores under five areas.

Tripura reschedules board exams postponed due to lockdown
Fri, May 22, 2020

Tripura reschedules board exams, to be conducted from June 5