Everything you need to know about West Tripura: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about West Tripura: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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Agartala, May 3 (IANS) Cyclonic storms accompanied by lightning continue to create havoc in Tripura, killing three more people Wednesday, taking the death toll to 15, an official said here Thursday.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle scrapped his deal with Somerset county and made himself available for the national team and virtually ending his year-long stand-off with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
London, May 3 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team touched down here Wednesday for their three-Test tour against the world's No.1 side, with English newspapers already launching their usual assault on the tourists.
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 3 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says he is staying out of the Chris Gayle dispute and will wait for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to sort out the player's availability for the limited overs part of the England tour.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Mumbai Indians have signed West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith as a replacement for Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): Twenty-one year old Pakistan all rounder Hammad Azam, whose international career has been a stop and start affair so far, is keen to repay the faith shown in him by his captain and coach.
Agartala, May 2 (IANS) The US consulate holding an educational festival without the Tripura government's permission has alarmed the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M).
Wellington, May 2 (ANI): New Zealand cricket coach John Wright has cited philosophical differences with Australian John Buchanan as a factor in his decision to step down from his job when his contract expires.
Kingston (Jamaica), May 2 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh believes the West Indies can be successful in England if they are consistent and quickly adapt to the local conditions.
London, May 2 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is reportedly looking for a house in South West London, not too far from the home of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
London, May 2 (IANS) Roy Hodgson is the new England manager, the Football Association (FA) announced Tuesday.
Wellington, May 1 (IANS) New Zealand coach Joh Wright has decided to step down from his post after the team's tour of the West Indies next month.
Damascus, May 1 (ANI): Syria has accused United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon of being 'biased' and urged him to issue statements to the world on the basis of comments made by UN monitors only.
Melbourne, May 1(ANI): Australian coach Mickey Arthur has endorsed former skipper Ricky Ponting's bid to play in the 2013 Ashes series in England.
Agartala, May 1 (IANS) 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 Tuesday.
Wellington, May 1(ANI): New Zealand coach John Wright will step down from his post following the upcoming tour of the West Indies.
London, May 1 (IANS) Popstar Justin Bieber is collaborating with rapper Kanye West on his new album, reveals the teen singer's bodyguard.
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed out-of-form teenage opener Kraigg Brathwaite to bounce back strongly after his axing from the cricket team's tour of England.
Agartala, April 30 (IANS) Law and order and corruption would be the two major poll planks of the Congress during assembly elections next year in the three northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland, a party leader said here Monday, expressing confidence in the party's victory.
London, April 30 (IANS) Roy Hodgson is set to be named the head coach of England after it was revealed the West Brom manager is in talks with the Football Association (FA).
New York, April 30(ANI): Kanye West has apparently succeeded in making a good impression on the Kardashians.
London, April 30(ANI): Lamar Odom ventured out to a local shop in New York to get a gold 'grill' to cover his teeth during a scene shot on Friday for the upcoming season of 'Keep Up with the Kardashians.'
Dubai, Apr 30(ANI): Australia has pushed India to fourth place in the ICC Test championship table after winning the three-match series against the West Indies 2-0.
London, Apr 30 (ANI): West Bromwich Albion head coach Roy Hodgson is set to be named as England's new manager after the Football Association (FA) was granted permission to negotiate with him.
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) Australia's 2-0 Test series win in the West Indies put them ahead of India in third position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship rankings released Sunday.
Dominica, Apr 29(ANI): Australia has performed with enough distinction to force Argus' panelists to withdraw several comments from their last review, if they were to conduct another assessment this year.
Los Angeles, Apr 29 (ANI): Kanye West seemed to be having quite a wardrobe malfunction, when he was spotted out and about in the Big Apple with Kim Kardashian.
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) At least three people, including a boy, have been killed in rainstorms ravaging parts of Tripura since Saturday, an official said here Sunday.
London, Apr 29(ANI): England one- day cricket captain Alastair Cook has called on the game's administrators to ensure that Test cricket remains the pinnacle of the sport.ook admitted the world needs to act now to ensure Twenty20 cricket does not prevent international cricket being the best versus the best.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha, who recently relinquished his opening spot to Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene, Saturday said he had no problems batting in any position in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian military Saturday fought back an infiltration attempt by an armed group north of the port of Lattakia, the SANA news agency reported.
Agartala, April 28 (IANS) A manhunt continued Saturday to nab the Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper who allegedly killed five of his family members, including his wife, Friday following a family dispute, police said.
Los Angeles, April 28 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian is reportedly engaged to rapper Kanye West.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 28(ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke has said Mathew Wade possesses the potential to play as a specialist batsman along with veteran Brad Haddin as the wicketkeeper in the Test team.
Lucas Street (Barbados), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Sri Lanka held their nerve to beat the West Indies by one wicket with two balls to spare in a thrilling finish to the second One-Day International (ODI) here.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 28(ANI): Australia has beaten the West Indies in the final Test match in Dominica by 75 runs to claim the Frank Worrell Trophy 2-0.
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) A Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper Friday gunned down five of his family members, including his wife and two other women, following a family dispute, police said.
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) Man-made obstacles and bureaucratic hassles are major hurdles in fostering relations between India and Bangladesh leading to distrust, underdevelopment and non-execution of a range of bilateral issues, international experts said here Friday.
New Delhi, Apr 27(ANI): The All-India Senior Selection Committee met at the Cricket Centre on Friday to decide the India 'A' team for their tour to the West Indies, starting on May 30.
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Kim Kardashian's mum Kris Jenner wants to convince Kanye West to get Beyonce Knowles to appear on an episode of their reality 'Keeping up With the Kardashians'.
Roseau (Dominica), April 27 (IANS/CMC) Left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who became only the 10th player in history to surpass 10,000 Test runs, has pledged to continue helping the next generation of West Indies batsmen.
Dominica, Apr 27(ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke claimed the key wicket of West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul leg before wicket for 69 and extinguished any hope of the Windies pulling off a stunning victory on the fourth day of the Dominica Test.
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 27 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of Reang tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram has failed to kick off yet again as they are unwilling to return to their villages without a written agreement and arrangements for their security, officials here say.
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 26 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram did not start Thursday as the inmates are unwilling to return to their villages without a written agreement and arrangements for their security, officials here said.
Strasbourg, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Thursday called on the UN Security Council to impose an arms embargo on Syria.
New York, April 26 (ANI): Kris Humphries is demanding to know if his estranged wife Kim Kardashian's latest romance with Kanye West is a publicity stunt, to possibly help his divorce case against the reality star.
London, April 26 (ANI): Warm ocean currents attacking the underside of ice shelves are the dominant cause of recent ice loss from Antarctica, researchers have claimed.
Dominica, Apr 26(ANI): Australia remained in full control of the game with both Ed Cowan and Ricky Ponting smashing much-needed half-centuries, but the West Indies still have a slim chance of squaring the series after dismissing Ponting, Michael Clarke and Matthew Wade on the third day of the final Test against the West Indies.
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 25 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of Reang tribal refugees from Tripura to adjoining Mizoram is set to resume Thursday, but there is still uncertainty over whether all the migrants in six camps will return home, officials said Wednesday.
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): The E! Entertainment network revealed on Tuesday that it has reached a deal with its most bankable franchise - the Kardashians, to make three more seasons of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'.
Roseau (Dominica, West Indies), April 25 (ANI): Former Twenty20 specialist and batting tyro David Warner is patiently evolving his game away from the glare of Australia.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Kim Kardashian and Kanye West stepped out wearing a kind of coordinated couple's outfit as they headed to dinner in Manhattan together.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced bye-polls for 27 seats in eight states to be held June 12.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Khloe Kardashian insists that Kim's relationship with Kanye West is just getting off the ground.
New York, Apr 24 (ANI): Kim Kardashian was seen flaunting gold-and-diamond-studded earrings that spelled out rumored beau Kanye West's initials in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 24(ANI): Australian opener David Warner has said he was frustrated with the pitch conditions in Dominica after West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford ripped through the top order to finish day one of the third Test with four wickets.
New York, April 24 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian, who is rumoured to be in a relationship with rapper-turned-fashion designer Kanye West, reportedly spent a night at the his apartment here.
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) The US wants better trade and economic relations between India and Bangladesh through the northeastern region which has "huge scope of progress in future", an American official said here Tuesday.
Tehran, Apr 24 (Xinhua-ANI): Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) State-owned ONGC-Videsh will go ahead with the exploration of oil in the South China Sea despite China's objections, a top company official said here Tuesday.
Dominica, Apr 24(ANI): Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting overtook India's Rahul Dravid to become the second highest Test run scorer during the opening day of the third Test against the West Indies.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Kanye West met Kim Kardashian's family on Saturday in New York and it turned out to be his lucky day as the reality TV star's family absolutely loved him, according to reports.
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Tripura will launch a disaster management programme in its schools to enhance the state's preparedness in an event of a natural calamity striking it, an official said here Monday.
Dominica, Apr 23 (ANI): With the third and final Test match set to take place at the Windsor Park in Dominica later this week, the West Indies are targeting top Australian run-scorer, Michael Hussey.
Dominica, Apr 23 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has said that he has no intention of ending his Test career and is rather looking forward to taking on South Africa later this year.
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) To deal with the huge backlog of pending cases related to land, revenue and insurance, the Tripura government held Lok Adalats and resolved 640 of the 800 cases, an official said here Sunday.
London, April 22 (ANI): Minka Kelly has proved why she was once voted the Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire Magazine when she was spotted out shopping in West Hollywood, California wearing a low cut black top.
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Kim Kardashian and her new flame Kanye West made their second appearance as a couple during another shopping trip in New York City on Saturday.
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) Timely vaccination of birds and animals, access to standard laboratories and maintaining bio-security are among the measures required to curb the sporadic outbreak of bird flu in India's northeast, says a team of international and Indian experts touring the region.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 22(ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke believes his decision to declare behind the West Indies total in the Barbados Test, and then setting them a target of 215 from 61 overs in Trinidad on the last day shows the positive mindset of his team.
Nairobi, April 22 (IANS) Wildlife rangers have shot dead five suspected ivory poachers in a gun battle in Kenya, BBC reported.
Jakarta, April 21 (IANS) A 6.8-magnitude undersea quake Saturday jolted Indonesia's West Papua province, but there was no danger of a tsunami, the meteorology agency said.
Dubai, April 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach jumped to a career-best 18th spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings, following his 10-wicket match haul in the just concluded second Test against Australia in Trinidad.
Jakarta, April 21 (Xinhua-ANI)): An earthquake measuring 6.8 Richter scale jolted West Papua in eastern parts of Indonesia earlier Saturday, but there was no potential of tsunami, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported here.
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) Three-time legislator Sudip Roy Barman has been named the chief of the Congress's Tripura state unit, sources said here Saturday. The new leader immediately vowed to oust the ruling Left Front from power.
Sydney, Apr 21 (ANI): Criticising Australia's Test openers' batting ability, former West Indies great Michael Holding believes that Australia cannot win the Ashes in England next year with David Warner and Ed Cowan at the top of the order.
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Simon Cowell plans to sack Sharon Osbourne from 'America's Got Talent' as he feels betrayed after she launched a blazing attack on him, his womanising and his jibes at fellow TV show judges.
London, April 20 (ANI): A British man convicted for the aborted shoe-bombing operation has admitted in a videotape statement that he met Osama Bin Laden after deciding to fight jihad against the West.
Agartala, April 20 (IANS) A quarrel over family matters led two youths to axe their father to death in Tripura, police said here Friday.
Melbourne, Apr 20(ANI): Australia's fast bowling stocks have been stripped to bare essentials with the exit of Peter Siddle and James Pattinson, who have been home with back injuries.
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) As rumours around their relationship continue to do the rounds, sources close to singer-turned-fashion designer Kanye West have revealed he is head over heels in love with socialite Kim Kardashian.
Agartala, April 19 (IANS) A prompt response from fire service personnel averted a major disaster here after they successfully contained an Ammonia gas leak from a local cold storage, officials said here Thursday.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) An outstanding spell from speedster Kemar Roach was the brightest spot on the rain-wrecked fourth day of the second Test between West Indies and Australia at Queen's Park Oval here.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach, a member of the emerging generation of West Indies pacers, hailed Malcolm Marshall as one of the finest exponents of the art, after producing an outstanding spell on the fourth day of the second Test here.
Port of Spain (West Indies), Apr 18(ANI): Australia off spinner Nathan Lyon, who claimed the second five-wicket haul of his international cricket career against West Indies in the second Test, said he is not interested in former fast bowler man Geoff Lawson's opinion about him.
Agartala, April 18 (IANS) Aadhaar cards, the unique, 12-digit identification numbers given to residents of India, will soon be pressed into financial and banking services, to begin with in 50 districts, a top official said here Wednesday.
London, Apr 18(ANI): Team Great Britain men's football manager Stuart Pearce has carved down a list of 80 players for the London Olympics, and former Manchester United star David Beckham is one of them.
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said that the Central Government is willing to support steps taken by the State Governments in the fight against the Naxals.
Melbourne, Apr 17 (ANI): Kanye West is reportedly 'obsessed' with Kim Kardashian, and she has "never felt as loved" as the rapper makes her feel.
London, April 16 (IANS) Flights in and out of London's second largest airport Gatwick were suspended Monday after a US-bound Airbus A330-300 plane was forced to make an emergency landing following detection of smoke in the cabin.
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Monday lashed out at the proposal to set up the NCTC (National Counter Terrorism Centre), saying the Central Government was trying to encroach upon the rights of the states.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Opposition chief ministers Monday lambasted the central government for not taking them into confidence on key security issues, citing the example of the proposed NCTC, an anti-terror intelligence agency whose powers the states fear will infringe on their rights.
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Merely a week after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West took their romance public, the comics at 'Saturday Night Live' questioned its validity in one of their sketches.
Agartala, April 16 (IANS) An elephant, that entered the northeastern state of Tripura from neighbouring Bangladesh, has triggered panic among people in Agartala, a senior forest official said here Monday.
Agartala, April 15 (IANS) The Tripura government Sunday launched an ambitious programme to make its capital Agartala a Hepatitis free city, considering northeastern India's vulnerability to this highly contagious disease.
Agartala, April 15 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, who along with a few other chief ministers had forced the central government to convene a special meeting on setting up of National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), left here Sunday to attend Monday's crucial meet in New Delhi.
Bridgetown, April 14 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy is convinced the West Indies will learn from Wednesday's three-wicket loss to Australia in the opening Test and bounce back strongly in Trinidad.
Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian says she doesn't know anything about her sister Kim's relationship with rapper Kanye West.
Melbourne, Apr 14 (ANI): Australian allrounder Shane Watson has vowed to change his appalling record of run-outs at Test level.