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Nagaland on alert over NRC exercise in Assam


Kohima, July 25, 2018: Nagaland is set to take all preventive measures against influx of illegal immigrants from Assam due to the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in that state from July 31. The Nagaland Police is deploying additional forces to the border areas to check and prevent influx of the illegal immigrants. Additional IRB units are being deployed and flying squads are to be sent.

The Government is also writing to the Village Councils to be vigilant and not to allow the illegal immigrants to enter their jurisdictions or to employ them in any manner.

Instructions to Deputy Commissioners have also been given to take appropriate measures in this respect and to issue necessary advisories to house owners in the towns to verify the identity of the tenants from the concerned authorities and not be let out their premises to doubtful and suspicious people.

This preventive measures to be undertaken was decided at a meeting of the Home and Police Departments under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Nagaland, Temjen Toy. He also stated that the Government of Nagaland is contemplating to carry out exercise on enrolment under NRC.

The Government of Nagaland has also received instructions from the Central Government regarding prevention and action against mob lynching. All the districts are to have Special Task Force under the respective SPs.

CPI(M) procession attacked in Udaipur, some injured


Agartala, July 24, 2018: Some supporters of CPI(M) were injured when its procession at Udaipur in south Tripura was attacked by miscreants on Tuesday. The programme coincided with the protest march at New Delhi against alleged attrocites on left supporters in Tripura and west Bengal.

Veteran CPI(M) leader and former minister Badal Choudhury blamed BJP for the attack at Udaipur. BJP denied the allegation and claimed the procession did not have any prior permission from police.

Vijay Diwas on Thursday


Kohima, July 24, 2018: Vijay Diwas will be celebrated at Captain (Late) Neikezhakuo Kenguruse, Mahavir Chakra Pheza War Memorial at Pheza Village on July 26.

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio will grace the celebration.

The Assam Rifles is organizing the ceremony to commemorate its brave Captain Neikezhakuo Kenguruse who was martyred during Kargil War in 1999.

Launch Of Deen Dayal Sparsh Yojna


Agartala, July 24, 2018:  Department of Post has launched Philately Scholarship Scheme “Deen Dayal Sparsh Yojna” to create interest about Philately amongst students. The Scheme is very beneficial for the students of the Class VI to IX having a good academic record and pursuing Philately as a hobby.

According to Assistant Superintendent (HQ) Agartala Postal Division, students will be awarded with Scholarship on the basis of Philately Quiz and Philately Projects to be conducted in Department of Posts.

Any further information/Queries can be made to the divisional office, Agartala at landline 0381-2329558 and can also be reached through the mail id  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ph.D must for university job from 2021


Agartala, July 23, 2018: The Ph.D. Degree will be mandatory qualification for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Professor in Universities across the countries.

This decision with come into effect from July 1, 2021.

The regulations have been published in The Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part III- Section 4, Published by Authority No 271, New Delhi, Wednesday, July 18, 2018/ ASHADHA 27, 1940.

BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender 2018


Shillong, July 23, 2018: In its ninth edition, BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender, India's largest multi-genre music festival heads to the gorgeous hills of Meghalaya on 2-3 November and back to the city it calls home, Pune on 7-9 December.

The pre-sale is expected go live later this month, with special prices for those Under 21.

Since its inception, the BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender has featured over 540 artists from India and around the world, across a variety of genres to over 500,000 fans. The festival has evolved to become one of the country's most beloved musical weekends as thousands of fans and discerning music lovers converge for an unforgettable experience.

The 2017 edition witnessed performances by some of the most acclaimed international headliners and stellar names from the Indian music scene, including Steve Vai, Textures, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Marky Ramone, CAS, Vishal Bhardwaj, Ram Sampath, Pentagram, The Local Train, TM Krishna, and Nooran Sisters.

The Pune edition of the festival also saw the addition of a comedy tent, featuring performances by more than 25 Indian comedians including Tanmay Bhat, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Kunal Rao, Naveen Richard and Aisi Taisi Democracy.

Now in its third year with a vision to take the festival experience to more cities than ever before, BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender Express Editions lineup and dates will be announced soon. The day-long editions offer plenty to look forward to with some of the country's biggest acts.

Stay tuned to the BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender website for more information. 

TCCI demands reduction of custom duty in Bangladesh


Agartala, July 23, 2018: a team of Tripura Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TCCI) met visiting Bangladesh government officials here on Monday to discuss import border trade issues. TCCI President M.L. Debnath informed that during discussions they demanded withdrawal of Port restriction so that All the Indian products can be exported to Bangladesh through all the check post of Tripura.

Other demands made included reduction of the Custom Duty of Bangladesh which starts from 40 percent 
and for some products it is 100 percent.

Products for Border Hat to choose separately so that the village economy develops.Imported Products should not sell at the Border Hat, Bangladesh officials were told.

Debnath stated that also urged a request for Bangladesh Bank to allow Money transfer to Bangladeshi
investors to Invest in India

Bangladesh government officials comprised of Md. Shafiqul Islam, Additional Secretary and A. H. M. Ahsan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce Govt. of Bangladesh.

Cannabis inside pineapple consignments detected at airport


Agartala, July 22, 2018: CISF prevented an unique attempt of drug kingpins to smuggle out Cannabis concealed in consignments of pineapple at Agartala airport on Sunday. The drug was found in 22 cartons of queen variety of pineapple.

The cannabis weighing 220kg was equally hidden in the cartons booked in cargo segment meant for Kolkata. The detection was made during requisite scanning of the consignments.

Biometric attendance must at Secretariat


Agartala, July 21, 2018: Biometric attendance machines installed in Civil Secretariat here in a first step to restore work culture in government offices in Tripura.

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated the system at his office complex on Saturday.

Senior Minister N.C. Debbarma and Chief Secretary Sanjeev ranjan were present at the event.

3 girl soccer players injured in accident


Agartala, July 21, 2018: Three young girl soccer players injured in a road mishap in Agartala on Sunday. Police said the girls were riding in a scooty when it faced an accident.

They suffered from multiple injuries. They are admitted in GBP Hospital here.