Agartala: Tripura will electrify all hamlets that have less than 100 habitants by 2013 as these settlements are not covered by the central government’s rural electrification programme, a minister said here on Monday.

“The state government has asked the Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited to identify those habitats soon,” Power Minister Manik Dey told reporters here.

AGARTALA: With the identification of four new HIV positive cases, the number of such cases rose to 573 in Tripura, official sources said on Monday.

AGARTALA: Three after Chief Minister Manik Sarkar laid emphasis on retrofitting of the lake palace- Neermahal, the Tourism department has sent a proposal for overall development of the 81-year old historic structure in West Tripura district.

At a high level meeting on tourism, the Chief Minister made some specific proposals to bring the past glory of country’s second lake palace back.

AGARTALA : Aiming to boost infrastructures at Srimantapur Land Customs Station (LCS) in West Tripura district, the Centre has allocated Rs.

A poverty-stricken Tripura village has blossomed into an exporter of flowers after the villagers adopted floriculture with the assistance from Horticulture Department and Technology Mission.

AGARTALA, July 31 – Tripura, one of the high endemic malaria zones in the country, has witnessed a sharp decline in the incidence of the ‘fatal’ disease.

Agartala: Gas-based 100 MG watt Monarchak power plant in West Tripura district would start generation by January 2013. Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of North East Electrical Power Corporation (NEEPCO), Prem Chand Pankaj, told reporters today that in the first phase 60 MW would be generated by 2013 and later another 40 MW would be generated.



Agartala, June 17: A major gas leak from one of ONGC