6 dead in landslips due to heavy rain in past four days

Around 4,000 people from 800 families were rendered homeless due to floods at Dharmanagar, the headquarters of North Tripura district, while the arterial Assam-Agartala National Highway remained wa

This study presents the characteristics of aerosol black carbon (BC) from a rural continental site, Agartala, located in the North-Eastern part of India using two year measurements from September 2010 to September 2012. Diurnal and seasonal variations are examined in relation to the unique geographical location, changeable meteorological conditions and distinct source characteristics. Winter season is characterized by extremely high BC concentration (17.8 ± 9.2 µg/m3) comparable

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

Kailashahar(Tripura): One person was killed and at least 200 houses damaged as hail storm accompanied by rain hit many parts of Unakoti and North Tripura district, official sources said on Thursday

Agartala: As many as 100 people, including 24 children, fell ill on Tuesday after consumption of food on the occasion of Biswakarma puja in Kanchanpur of North Tripura along Tripura-Mizoram border.

Official sources here on Wednesday confirmed that all of them were rushed to a local hospital following complaint of food poisoning. They felt uneasy after eating khichdi served at the house of president of Tripura Motor Shramik Union (TMSU) Gurupada Das.

Agartala: Tata Chemicals will set up a Rs 5,000 crore, gas-based urea plant in northern Tripura in association with State-owned ONGC and Tripura government, officials said here on Tuesday.

ONGC Chairman Sudhir Vasudeva held a meeting with Chief Minister Manik Sarkar in New Delhi on Monday and discussed the matter. “The ONGC CMD informed the Chief Minister that the Tata Chemicals has been chosen as the private partner to set up the fertilizer project in northern Tripura,” a State industry department official told reporters.

A farmer was killed and 175 injured in Tripura when a tornado, accompanied by rain and hailstorm, hit the state, destroying more than 1,000 houses, uprooting trees and disrupting communication, officials said on Tuesday.

Authorities have stepped up efforts to provide relief to those affected by the tornado that struck late on Monday. The injured comprise children, women and elderly people.

tHE 724-MW gas-based thermal power project is a JV between ONGC and Tripura Power Corporation

ONGC-Tripura Power Corporation (OTPC)'s 724-MW gas-based thermal power project at Palatana in South Tripura district would start generation by June, a top official of state-owned oil major ONGC said today.

Tripura has been declared ‘malaria prone’ following the detection of 346 positive cases of Plasmodium Falciparum (PF) in the State during the last one month, official sources said on Thursday.

Health minister Tapan Chakraborty said that medical experts have advised the State government to use second generation drugs instead of traditional medicines to prevent malaria.