Agartala: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale struck Tripura this afternoon, triggering landslides in the hill state and jolting the country’s Northeast.

To ensure preservation of jumbo population in Tripura, the State government has sent a proposal to the Union Ministry of Forest and Environment seeking its support to establish two elephant conserv

The malaria epidemic that so far claimed nearly hundred lives in Tripura has been worst in past three decades.

Two-month long malaria epidemic in Tripura’s rural districts is now under control. However, hundreds of people are still being detected with the disease.

The official death toll in Tripura after the outbreak of malaria reached 45 on Tuesday. Among the deceased at least 30 are children and most of them are under 10 years of age.

Most fatalities are children below 10 years, hundreds admitted to hospitals

Indo-German Development Cooperation (IGDC) project of Tripura has begun to assess land based climate finance possibilities in tribal dominated Dhalai district of Tripura besides, identifying existi

Agartala: Left-ruled Tripura provided 86.27 days of work under the central government’s flagship rural jobs scheme in fiscal 2012-13, the highest in the country, a minister said here Tuesday.

Quoting the performance report of the union rural development ministry, state Rural Development Minister Jitendra Chaudhury told reporters that Tripura has been providing the highest average employment for the past four years under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).

Agartala: Tripura government will set up two elephant reserves for preservation of the species whose numbers have vastly depleted due to large-scale poaching and migration to neighbouring Bangladesh.

State Forest Minister Jitendra Chowdhury on Saturday said the two reserves would be part of elephant conservation projects and land for one at Gandhari in Amarpur sub-division of Gomati district has already been already identified.

Agartala: State-owned ONGC’s proposed gas-based fertiliser plant in Tripura would meet the growing shortage of urea in the eastern and northeastern states of India and neighbouring Bangladesh, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here Wednesday.

ONGC in association with Tata Chemicals and the Tripura government would set up a Rs.5,000 crore plant in northern Tripura.