: Following directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Tripura State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) recently issued closure notices to 31 brick kilns in the state for non-compliance with

Tripura building laws permit only five storeys the Agartala Municipal Corporation has banned the use of seven multi-storey buildings in the city that were constructed illegally. The council administration of the corporation pasted notices on the buildings saying they cannot be leased, rented or sold. The Tripura building rules of 2004 allow buildings only up to a maximum height

But not with urban renewal funds, says Centre; rejects its plan THE Centre said no to Tripura

Workers leave tea gardens for better NREGA wages More than 5,000 tea garden workers in Tripura have switched jobs in the past six months. They have found a better option in the works under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (nrega), 2005, leaving a tea industry in crisis in their trail. Concerned about workers not reporting to tea estates, the Tea Association of India, a

Tripura capital plans to get water from 70 km THE Tripura government plans to transport water to Agartala from the Gumati river, which is 70-km away, through a water conduit. This is to meet the water shortage faced by about 500,000 people in Agartala. But the project has run into controversy. The state government justified the Rs 665 crore project saying Howrah river, the main

fear of relocation has triggered resentment among tribals living in Atharamura and Baramura hill ranges of Tripura, where a survey has been ordered to identify critical wildlife habitats. Political party Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (inpt), tribal social organization Borok Peoples

Waste from labs of Tripura University drains into a lake Tripura Central University doesn


Northeast Students' Organisation (NESO) has launched a campaign among the tribal communities of northeastern states against the proposed tri-nation Indo-Myanmar gas pipeline that will run from Sittwe

Tripura tribals to be evicted