West Tripura district Current Affairs, GK & News

Agartala to host 10th National Science Film Festival of India (NSFFl) in 2020

The 10th edition of National Science Film Festival of India (NSFFl) is scheduled to be held in Agartala, Tripura on January and February 2020. The aim of the fest is to raise awareness about science and environment through films. This the second time the show will be held in a North Eastern city. The film ..


Geological Survey of India (GSI) launches 22 GPS stations across country

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has launched 22 permanent Global Positioning System (GPS) stations across India to identify seismically hazardous zones and encourage mapping activities. The 22 GPS-Geodetic (pertaining to Geodesy, the science of earth measurement) observatories are located in Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram, Jaipur, Pune, Dehradun, Chennai, Jabalpur, Bhubaneswar, Patna, Raipur, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Gandhinagar Vishakhapatnam, ..


Sudip Datta Bhowmik, noted journalist shot dead

Sudip Datta Bhowmik (49), the noted journalist was shot dead under mysterious circumstances at a battalion headquarters of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) near Agartala on November 21, 2017. He was working for a vernacular daily ‘Syandan Patrikaand’ and was also contributing to local television channel ‘News Vanguard’.


ICAR scientists discover wonder seeds

A group of scientists from the ICAR (Indian Council for Agricultural Research), ICAR, Agartala, Tripura have made the breakthrough of wonder seeds which need less land and give high yield. The unit of Tripura has been experimenting these seeds for the last 8 years.