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Tripura Gramin Bank among top banking performers in country

The bank has invested Rs. 1,400 crore through loans under different schemes targeted towards entrepreneurs. Among these, the bank has invested Rs. 182 crore through loans under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana alone and claims to have provided 100 percent investment for government-sponsored entrepreneurs.

Surface fires in Tripura could be hints of an active fault-line below

Parts of Tripura and Mizoram are prone to earthquakes as they come under seismic zone V within the Indo-Myanmar fold belt.

Thunderstorm in Tripura: At least 32 houses damaged, communication distrupted

An official from the local Meteorological Department informed that gusty winds at 56 Km per hour speed blew over Tripura on Wednesday night, accompanied by thunderstorm, which is typical to this part of the year. These seasonal storms or Norwesters are locally called as ‘Kaalboishakhi’.

Tripura gets MHA nod for second Integrated Check Post with Bangladesh

The 150-metre long 4-lane bridge would connect Tripura with Chittagong port in Bangladesh, which is only 70 Km away from the Indo-Bangla border, and play an important role in the proposed economic corridor through India, Bangladeshi, China and Myanmar.

Tripura can play big role in increasing trade, commerce between Indo-Bangla: Indian envoy Riva Ganguly

The Indian diplomat, who previously stressed on India's Neighbours First policy, said Tripura also has one operational Integrated Check Post (ICP) and two Border Haats while two more Border Haats were approved earlier this year.

Tripura mulls scrapping no-detention policy for 5th, 8th standard from current academic year

“We are considering re-introduction of the pass-fail system in schools. However, we will have an annual assessment in all classes. We shall prepare students in a way that they can pass in any examinations,” Tripura education minister said

Tripura Police arrests man for burning woman alive

The accused works in a Self-Help Group and allegedly murdered the woman when her husband, an ice cream vendor, was out for work. 

Tripura man, booked for spreading rumours about Biplab Deb, claims his house gutted

On Tuesday, Paul took to Facebook and accused BJP supporters of torching his house for ‘protesting against vulgar practices of BJP’.

Paswan’s LJP hopes to strengthen support base in Tripura as former JD (U) leader joins party

A slew of leaders joined the party recently, with former party state convenor Md. Kamal Khan being the latest leader to join the Paswan-led party. The party presently doesn’t have any elected public representative at any level in Tripura.

Tripura: Tribals on the fringes crossing over to Bangladesh for food, work, CPM claims

Tripura MLA Ratan Bhowmik said a Left Front delegation visited interior rural hamlets of Dhalai district last Sunday and were told by villagers of a malaria outbreak and a shortage of food, drinking water and work. 

Cyclone Fani causes heavy rain in Tripura, Met office warns of more showers

Even as Kolkata's Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport resumed flight operations after a 17-hour-shutdown, IndiGo airlines are yet to resume services from Agartala.

In a first since 1978, May Day observed in Tripura without govt holiday

Former chief minister Manik Sarkar said his party has failed to reach all workers and labourers in the state and urged Left trade unions to organise labourers and workers from the unorganised sector.