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Theme-based marquees have dominated the community Durga Pujas of the Tripura capital while the rural areas of the state prefer the traditional ones.

Agartala: Tripura capital Agartala on Saturday was linked with the national capital New Delhi by the Rajdhani Express, becoming the fourth city in northeast India to get the Rajdhani train link. Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain flagged-off the much-awaited Rajdhani Express between Agartala and Delhi’s Anand Vihar station. The regular service will start …

Agartala/Aizawl: In view of the Rohingyas’ movement along the India-Myanmar and India-Bangladesh borders and the on-going Durga Puja festivities, vigil has been increased in the border areas, officials said on Thursday. “Though Tripura has no borders with Myanmar, we have asked the Border Security Force (BSF) to further strengthen security along the 856-km boundary with Bangladesh,” …

Agartala:  India will set up a treatment plant in Tripura to treat polluted water flowing into Bangladesh through the Akhaura canal. The plant will be constructed within two years. “The Union Urban Development Ministry has sanctioned Rs 18.36 crore for the treatment plant in Agartala, for which the Municipal Corporation will soon float a tender,” West …

Agartala: At least one woman was killed and more than six were injured when an earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale rocked Tripura on Tuesday. The tremor lasted for about four to five seconds in which loss of properties were also reported. The deceased was identified as 54-year-old, Kamalini Kanda, resident of Nutan Bazar …