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Tripura on fresh bird flu alert, bans poultry imports

Sounding fresh bird flu alert, the Tripura government has imposed a ban on import of poultry birds, ducks and other poultry products from West Bengal and Assam, an official said on Saturday.

"The ban

‘Remove Left from last post’

AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday launched a scathing attack against the Communists and given a call to remove them from their last post. “They have been removed from West Bengal and Kerala and now is the turn for Tripura,” he said.

India loses nearly $18 billion to disasters: Expert


India is paying a high price for its lack of disaster management practices -- Rs.86,000 crore ($17.5 billion) every year to be precise, says a UN expert.

"India is vulnerable, in varying degrees, to

PM to meet chief ministers on land reforms


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to meet 10 chief ministers this month to finalise a strategy to deal with agrarian and land reforms, an official said here Sunday.

A National Council for Lan

Tripura leads in UID enrolment

Tripura leads in enrolments for the the ambitious "Aadhaar" scheme, a 12-digit number being issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for all Indian residents, a minister said her

RSS supports Anna's stir, to mobilise people against graft

Backing the stir by Anna Hazare against corruption, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Saturday slammed the 'uncalled for arrogance' by the government to the activist's demands and demanded an e

Girl's hand chopped off, mother injured in attack by youth

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A 16-year old girl had her hand sliced off and her mother hacked repeatedly allegedly by the girl's private tutor in Dhalai district of Tripura, police said today.

Police said one Sanjoy Das (40

Tutor chops off girl student's hand in Tripura

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Tripura police on Thursday arrested a private tutor for chopping off the hand of a girl pupil and injuring her mother, police here said.

"Sanjoy Das, 40, had attacked a middle aged woman and her daug

BPL survey, caste census begin in Tripura

Kicking off the Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011, the Centre on Wednesday said that the exercise is the first step to start any long-term sustainable developmental works in the Naxal-affected and insurgency-hit areas.

BJP to launch awareness march against UPA in Northeast

The Opposition BJP would undertake a mass awareness march across the Northeastern region from June 23 to sensitise people about the UPA government’s alleged corruption and misrule, a top party leader said here on Saturday.

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