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Cross-Border bus service between India, Bangladesh resumes after 2 years suspension due to COVID-19
World

Cross-Border bus service between India, Bangladesh resumes after 2 years suspension due to COVID-19

The resumption in bus service comes after the rail service between India and Bangladesh resumed on 29 May. The train service between the two countries was suspended since March 2020 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic

Manik Saha takes oath as Tripura chief minister
Politics

Manik Saha takes oath as Tripura chief minister

Former CM Biplab Deb, whose sudden resignation got Saha the top job, was present at the oath-taking ceremony

Tripura civic polls: 75.04% turnout recorded till 4 pm, Opposition cries foul
India

Tripura civic polls: 75.04% turnout recorded till 4 pm, Opposition cries foul

Members of opposition TMC and the CPI(M) claimed that their workers and supporters were attacked and stopped from casting their votes

Amid accusations of political violence, Tripura civic body elections begin
Politics

Amid accusations of political violence, Tripura civic body elections begin

The run-up to the polls, which should have been a humdrum affair, became a cause celebre after it was marred by violence, arrests, sit-ins in far-away Delhi and a Supreme Court intervention asking officials to ensure peaceful polling.

TMC youth leader Saayoni Ghosh, arrested on attempt to murder charge, granted bail by Tripura court
India

TMC youth leader Saayoni Ghosh, arrested on attempt to murder charge, granted bail by Tripura court

The TMC leadership claimed several party activists came under attack when they had gathered outside the police station, where Ghosh was taken to after arrest

Abandoned bag triggers bomb scare at Agartala airport ahead of Abhishek Banerjee's visit
India

Abandoned bag triggers bomb scare at Agartala airport ahead of Abhishek Banerjee's visit

Later, the Bomb Threat Assessment Committee declared it a non-specific threat and procedures, as per SOPs, were carried out

Ex-Bengal minister Rajib Banerjee returns to TMC at Tripura rally after quitting BJP
Politics

Ex-Bengal minister Rajib Banerjee returns to TMC at Tripura rally after quitting BJP

Rajib was named BJP's national executive committee member weeks ago and unsuccessfully fought the Assembly polls from Domjur in Howrah district

Protests in Agartala as crimes against women spike during lockdown; 43 cases, including murder, reported till now
India

Protests in Agartala as crimes against women spike during lockdown; 43 cases, including murder, reported till now

Activists of Ganatantrik Nari Samiti staged a protest in Agartala against the alleged increase in incidents of atrocities against women in the state during the lockdown.

IRCTC shares climb 5% in early trade as select passenger train services to resume from 12 May
Business

IRCTC shares climb 5% in early trade as select passenger train services to resume from 12 May

The Indian Railways will gradually resume passenger train services from 12 May and will ask passengers to arrive at the station at least an hour before departure, the national transporter said on Sunday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: 11 BSF jawans and 2 children among 13 new cases in Tripura; state’s total infections rise to 29
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: 11 BSF jawans and 2 children among 13 new cases in Tripura; state’s total infections rise to 29

Thirteen more people, including 11 BSF jawans, tested positive for novel coronavirus in Tripura on Monday, taking the number of cases in the state to 29

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Assam vs Services suspended in Guwahati as curfew imposed due to protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Assam vs Services suspended in Guwahati as curfew imposed due to protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

The Citizenship Amendment Bill seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan

Tripura Durga puja 2019: Theme-based marquees dominate 869 community pujas in Agartala, rural areas prefer traditional ones
India

Tripura Durga puja 2019: Theme-based marquees dominate 869 community pujas in Agartala, rural areas prefer traditional ones

Big-budget puja committees have themed their marquees on Uttarakhand's Badrinath Temple and Rajasthan's Seesh Mahal

Two Rohingya men arrested near India-Bangladesh border in Tripura, due to be produced in local court today
India

Two Rohingya men arrested near India-Bangladesh border in Tripura, due to be produced in local court today

Two Rohingya men have been arrested from near the India-Bangladesh international border in Tripura, police said on Tuesday.

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear plea of rebel Karnataka MLAs today; over 70 lakh hit by floods in Bihar and North East; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear plea of rebel Karnataka MLAs today; over 70 lakh hit by floods in Bihar and North East; day's top stories

SC agrees to hear plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs today; Nearly 70 lakh affected by floods in Bihar and Northeast, toll mounts to 44; day's top stories

Monsoon kills dozens in North India, North East; lakhs affected in Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura
India

Monsoon kills dozens in North India, North East; lakhs affected in Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura

In Bihar, the flood situation turned grim on Sunday with the death of four people as around 18 lakh were affected in nine districts of the state

IPFT claims BJP workers attacked 'over 100' of its members in Tripura; saffron party says it 'doesn't believe in politics of violence'
Politics

IPFT claims BJP workers attacked 'over 100' of its members in Tripura; saffron party says it 'doesn't believe in politics of violence'

The IPFT alleged that BJP workers were attacking its supporters after the Lok Sabha election. IPFT spokesperson Mangal Debbarma said the party will have to think of 'alternative ways' if the attacks continue. BJP spokesperson Ashok Sinha denied the allegations.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Re-polling begins in 168 polling stations in Tripura West parliamentary seat amid heavy security
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Re-polling begins in 168 polling stations in Tripura West parliamentary seat amid heavy security

Other than Tripura West, elections are also being held in 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 10 seats in Haryana, eights constituencies each in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, seven seats in Delhi and four in Jharkhand.

With fasting and prayer, Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan across the globe
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With fasting and prayer, Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan across the globe

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims all over the world spend their time praying, fasting and performing good deeds.

TBJEE admit card 2019 issued: Check tbjee.nic.in for steps to download admit card, check examination dates
India

TBJEE admit card 2019 issued: Check tbjee.nic.in for steps to download admit card, check examination dates

TBJEE 2019 will be conducted in government or diploma colleges. The test centres will be spread across six towns of Tripura district namely Dharmanagar, Santirbazar, Ambassa, Udaipur, Kailasahar, and Agartala

Dipa Karmakar looks to secure Olympic berth with strong performances at Baku and Doha Artistic Gymnastics World Cups
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Dipa Karmakar looks to secure Olympic berth with strong performances at Baku and Doha Artistic Gymnastics World Cups

Dipa Karmakar will look to secure an Olympic berth with "some good performances" at back-to-back Artistic Gymnastics World Cups in Baku and Doha