Hindustan Zinc to promote football at the grass root level

Hindustan Zinc on Friday announced its plans to provide support at the grass root level for promotion of football.

Sports (India)

Why Open Prisons Are The Solution To India’s Overcrowded Prisons

Kalu Tulsiram*, 35, a bespectacled, serious looking man, was brewing tea at a stall near the Udaipur central bus depot on a recent monsoon day. It …

Human Rights

UNICEF USA BrandVoice: Global Citizen From Gulmi: The Man Who Never Gave Up

The village of Amarpur in the Gulmi region of Nepal hugs the side of a steep green mountain like a toddler clinging to his mother’s back. At the time of Kul Chandra Gautam’s birth there in 1949, the village had no roads, no school, no health services, no post office, no telephone, no electricity, …


Good response to rally revives Tripura Congress hopes

After facing a rout in the February assembly elections in Tripura, the Congress on Thursday displayed an impressive show of strength by organising a …

Lok Sabha

Tripura: Under-trial inmate released in oversight from Central Jail, taken back into custody

Ashim Das, an under-trial criminal booked under theft charges was under custody at Bishalgarh Correctional Centre.<p>Written by | Agartala |<p>In an act of …

North-East India

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018-19, Elite Group C wrap: Amit Mishra, Harmeet Singh spin Haryana, Tripura to wins


Tripura seeks Rs 1,500 cr central aid to hike government employees salaries

Agartala, Sep 20 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has demanded Rs 1,500 crore from the Centre to hike salaries and allowances of …

Salaries & Wages

Abode of the Lord of Medicine

In the ninth Century, the Katyuri Kings had changed their capital from Joshimath to Karthikeyapura in the picturesque Katyur Valley at an altitude of …

North-East India

Threat from drug mafias: BJP wants Centre to step up Tripura CM's security

BJP MLA Ratan Chakraborty said Deb was the target of the drug mafias as his government was going hard at them to tackle the drug menace.

North-East India

Tripura’s Little-Known Battle Against Drugs Is Hotting Up

Snapshot<p>The drug menace, including cultivation, smuggling, and consumption, that was rampant in Tripura earlier is now getting a treatment by the …

Consumer Price Index

Stunning photos that capture the tragedy of Kolkata’s Bagree Market fire

1 / 11<p>After a gruelling 60-hour operation, the fire at Kolkata's Bagree market was arrested on Tuesday. Meanwhile, a case was lodged against two …


India Takes To Connectivity Diplomacy, Brings Northeast Closer To Sea

Rising cooperation between India and Bangladesh

North-East India

131 tribals return home to Mizoram after 21 years

Agartala, Sep 19 (IANS) A total of 131 of the 32,876 Mizo tribals on Wednesday returned to their homes in Mizoram brightening the prospect of the …


Tripura’s new government seizes 40,000 kilos of Ganja, tackles drug mess left by Communists

When people are high on drugs, for a few moments, they might just catch a glimpse of the promised Communist utopia.

North-East India

Tamil Nadu stares at power crisis as thermal plants fall short of coal

Tamil Nadu is staring at a major power crisis with Tangedco, the state-owned power utility, facing a severe coal shortage at a time when the wind …

Tamil Nadu

Tripura: A week after attack on journalist, police arrest three people

“I was returning from office for lunch and found that an auto-rickshaw driver was urinating in front of my residence. Upon objecting, he, along with …

North-East India

Weather plays foul at the Vijay Hazare Group 'C' openers

Weather held sway on the opening day of the Elite Group ‘C’ matches in the Vijay Hazare one-day competition in Chennai on Wednesday.<p>The …

Sports (India)

30 displaced Bru families return to Mizoram after two decades

A total of 5,407 Bru families, who were displaced from Mizoram due to ethnic tension, have been living in various camps in Tripura since 1997.


Tripura: Eight, including two cops, injured in BJP factional feud, minister sees opposition conspiracy

However, Agriculture Minister Pranajit Singha Roy denied reports of clash between two BJP factions and said that a section of opposition supporters …

Asia Cup

Everything you need to know: Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal’s wedding

It was back in May that news of Isha Ambani’s engagement to Anand Piramal first hit the internet. And just a month before that, Mukesh and Nita …


Venkaiah Naidu orders eviction of former BJP MP from bungalow allotted to Tripura CM

<b>BJP’s Ajay Sancheti was told to vacate premises in April and even sent a reminder. He, however, claims not to have received any notice.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> A …

Rajya Sabha

Cricket: All eyes on teams from Northeast as Vijay Hazare Trophy kicks-off

Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Sikkim along with Uttarakhand and Puducherry will make their debut in senior List A …

Vijay Hazare Trophy

Clouds spread out over East Coast, Kerala ahead of formation of 'low' in Bay

Moderate to dense clouding is visible along the East Coast from Chennai to Cuttack (Odisha) and Central and South Kerala ahead of the formation of a

Andhra Pradesh

Rahul Gandhi visit: Sachin Pilot in Udaipur to take stock of arrangements

Hastening preparations for the upcoming visit of Congress National President Rahul Gandhi to Mewar region on September 20, PCC Chief Sachin Pilot …

Rahul Gandhi

Output to fall almost 15% because of Kerala floods: Rubber Board chief

Agartala, Sep 18 (IANS) Production and cultivation of natural rubber will bear the brunt of the recent devastating floods in Kerala reducing …


Congress expels Lalzirliana in Mizoram

Mizoram’s ruling Congress party on Monday expelled R. Lalzirliana, three days after the veteran politician resigned as the poll-bound State’s Home …


Coast Guard to construct more berthing facilities

Additional Director-General K.R. Nautiyal, Coast Guard Commander (Eastern Seaboard), has asked the Regional Commanders to augment the acquisition and …

Coast Guard

Tripura govt trashes Congress allegations of scam in highway work allocation

The government clarified that NHIDCL is not a contractor but one of the agencies used by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for maintenance or …

Nitin Gadkari

Indigo Airline asked to pay Rs 20,000 for taking-off without passenger

The National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, an apex consumer commission has ruled in favour of a passenger who argued that his family of four …


Vishwakarma Puja 2018: Everything You Need to Know About the Festival

The festival is celebrated primarily in Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Bihar, Tripura, and Odisha.​<p>Vishwakarma Puja, also …

West Bengal