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Tripura: State in northeastern India
Tripura is a state in northeastern India. The third-smallest state in the country, it covers 10,491 km2 (4,051 sq mi) and is bordered by Bangladesh to the north, south, and west, and the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east. In 2011 the state had 3,671,032 residents, constituting 0.3% of the country's population.


Locals participate in workshop on wall paintings in Agartala [Video]

Locals participate in workshop on wall paintings in Agartala

Sanskar Bharti, an organisation that works for the promotion of India art and culture, organised a 10-day wall painting workshop in bordering Lankamura village on the outskirts of Agartala. The..

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1 killed, 19 injured during anti-Bru settlement protest: Tripura Law Minister [Video]

1 killed, 19 injured during anti-Bru settlement protest: Tripura Law Minister

Tripura Minister of Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Ratan Lal Nath, gave information on the violence in Kanchanpur area of North Tripura district. He said that at least one person died in the violence..

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Watch: BSF jawans celebrate Diwali, gift sweets to Border Guard Bangladesh [Video]

Watch: BSF jawans celebrate Diwali, gift sweets to Border Guard Bangladesh

Jawans deployed at the border posts celebrated Diwali on Friday. BSF jawans lit candles and burst firecrackers to celebrate Diwali in Jammu's RS Pura. In Tripura, BSF personnel gifted sweets to Border..

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Police recover gold bar in Tripura's Dharmanagar, 1 arrested [Video]

Police recover gold bar in Tripura's Dharmanagar, 1 arrested

Police arrested one person and recovered a gold bar from his possession in Tripura's Dharmanagar town. The man was trying to smuggle gold bar from Bangladesh on November 12. The weight of gold bar is..

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Tripura self-help group crafts bamboo candles for Diwali [Video]

Tripura self-help group crafts bamboo candles for Diwali

Samaj Shakti Society, a self-help group in Jirania is making bamboo candles as Diwali nears. The group has sold candles worth Rs 12,000 so far. "There is demand for these candles, we've received some..

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Wreath laying ceremony of BSF jawan Sudip Sarkar held in Srinagar [Video]

Wreath laying ceremony of BSF jawan Sudip Sarkar held in Srinagar

Wreath Laying ceremony of BSF Jawan was held in Srinagar on November 09. BSF jawan CT Sudip Sarkar was killed in action against the infiltrators at Line of Control. Sudip Sarkar, 38, was a constable..

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Tripura SHG comes up with unique bamboo 'diyas' [Video]

Tripura SHG comes up with unique bamboo 'diyas'

As Diwali is around the corner, a self-help women group from Sipahijala in Tripura came up with a unique concept of eco-friendly bamboo 'diyas'. The 'diyas' were launched by Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb..

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Tripura government launches Covid-19 testing drive in Agartala

The Tripura government has launched a special Covid-19 testing drive at various municipal wards in Agartala as the Covid-19 random testing Positivity Rate in the state capital reached 21 per cent.
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Satya Pal Malik appointed Meghalaya governor

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3-day-old boy 'bleeds to death' after nasal swab test at Agartala hospital

A three-day-old baby died in Tripura on Wednesday, barely an hour after his swab sample was collected for testing at Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC).
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Dismissed Tripura teachers can join as cooks, guards

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Tripura CM undergoes Covid-19 test after kin test positive

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday announced that he underwent testing for COVID-19 test, the result for which is awaited after two members of his family tested positive for the virus.
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Tripura seeks SC permission to appoint 10K terminated teachers as peons

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Northeast has potential to become India's growth engine: PM Modi

In Tripura and Mizoram too, youth have abandoned the path of violence and the Bru-Reang refugees are now moving towards a better life, PM Modi said in his address. The prime minister noted that the..
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Tripura CM apologises for statement comparing Bengalis with Jats and Punjabis

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday apologised for his statements comparing Punjabis and Jats with Bengalis, and said he did not intend to hurt sentiments. ​​Deb had stirred a..
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118 fresh cases take Tripura's Covid-19 tally to 2,380

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PM Narendra Modi to interact with heads of 21 States, UTs today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the Chief Ministers and heads of 21 States and Union Territories on Tuesday. The meeting with heads of Punjab, Assam, Kerala, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh,..
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Corona-related searches on Google drop in May as people go back to films, weather

'Coronavirus' dropped to 12th most searched topic overall during May, behind topics like Film, Meaning, News and Weather. All these terms are consistently highly searched topics in India. This probably..
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Objections raised over Bru settlement in Mizo-dominated areas of Tripura

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SC entertains PIL questioning CAA applicability to six Assam districts

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response to PILs challenging validity of its decision to exclude six districts of Assam from interline permit system, applicable to tribal areas of..
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102 new Covid-19 cases in Tripura, total rises to 423

The number of COVID-19 cases in Tripura rose to 423, with 102 people testing positive for coronavirus, officials said on Tuesday.
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BSF defied Covid-19 norms, 162 troopers, kin among infected: Tripura CM

Violation of COVID-19 protocols, including social distancing has taken place, Tripura Chief Minister Bipalab Kumar Deb said here on Monday, attributing it to the spurt in coronavirus cases among the..
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Central team in Tripura to study Covid-19 cases among BSF men, kin

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BSF personnel tests positive for coronavirus in Tripura; count 156

Deb tweeted on Wednesday night: "652 civilians & BSF officials have undergone COVID19 test, among them 1 BSF official of 86th Battalion, Ambassa found COVID-19 POSITIVE. We are conducting maximum..
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Western disturbance likely to cause thunderstorm in Himachal, Haryana, Delhi tomorrow: IMD

"Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (speed reaching 40-50 kmph) likely at isolated places over Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Rajasthan, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and West..
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Covid-19 cases in BSF increase to 67; max in Delhi, Tripura

Covid-19 cases in border guarding force BSF have climbed to 67, with the maximum reported in a Delhi battalion, deployed in the Jamia area for law and order duties, and from the frontier state of..
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Not considering withdrawal of lockdown now: Tripura CM

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said the state government is not considering withdrawal of the ongoing lockdown in near future but will weigh options to relax some restrictions in a phased..
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Coronavirus latest updates: Tripura becomes COVID-19 free after patient recovers

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in India reached 21,700 on Thursday evening while the death toll climbed to 686.
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Rajasthan couple stranded in Tripura names their newborn 'Lockdown'

The migrant couple who got stranded in Tripura said that the government officials suggested to name him 'lockdown' as he was born on April 13 during the lockdown.
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Tripura invokes ESMA after nurses complain of shortage of masks, PPEs

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Assam, Tripura litigants hail SC for segregating anti-CAA cases

"We have been asking for separate hearings for Assam and the northeast as our issues are entirely different," Lurinjyoti Gogoi, the general secretary of the All Assam Students Union (Aasu), said.
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'Opposition parties trying to divert attention, tableaux of 4 BJP-ruled states also rejected'

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Citizenship Amendment Bill: Army called in to Assam and Tripura states

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Para forces out in Tripura, no Net in 10 Assam districts

The Army was called out in Guwahati on Wednesday evening soon after the administration clamped an indefinite curfew in the capital city along with a mobile internet ban in 10 Assam districts, including..
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Violent protests against Citizenship Bill in Assam, Tripura; curfew imposed in Guwahati

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Govt has no data on minorities who faced religious persecution: Ghulam Nabi Azad

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Violence rages in Assam over CAB, net suspended in Tripura

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