India will transport LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) imported from the Middle-East to Tripura using Bangladesh”s Mongla port, said a top state official on Friday.
After supplying 190 MW power to Bangladesh daily, Tripura, which attained 100 percent household electrification last year, is now selling power to Nepal. While Tripura sells 190 MW power to Bangladesh on a daily basis after fulfilling its domestic requirements
Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated and laid foundation of several oil and gas projects in Tripura and said the northeast state is ranked number one in production of natural gas in the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch various development projects in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura today. Mr Modi arrived in Guwahati yesterday evening on a two-day visit to North East.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Tripura on Saturday to address a rally in Agartala. According to the sources in the chief minister’s office, Modi will also inaugurate several projects, including a railway line and a new block at Tripura Institute of Technology campus.
Four state-owned companies under the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry will provide Rs 80 crore to Tripura to make the northeastern state Open Defecation Free (ODF) soon, a top ONGC official said here on Wednesday.
Opposition parties in Tripura, mainly the CPI-M and Congress, on Thursday strongly opposed the Centre’s decision allowing Vedanta Limited to explore gas in the state along with government-owned ONGC.
After flagging off bi-weekly Humsafar Express in Agartala that connects Bengaluru, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said, Rajdhani Express will also start bi-weekly operations from the city soon.
The snapped railway line between northeast Indian state of Tripura and Bangladesh’s Feni district, which was functional between 1929 and 1997, is being contemplated to be resumed by the Indian government and the country’s Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR).
After Assam, the Rajdhani Express will begin its service from another northeastern state, Tripura, from Saturday, officials said here on Wednesday.