Agartala, India Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Dejected I could not win a medal for India: Dipa KarmakarRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 20 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Aug 20 : After coming close on the heels of winning a medal as she finished fourth in the women's individual vault final at the Rio Olympics, Indian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar on Saturday said that she felt dejected that she could not win a medal for her country. Dipa was received with a roaring reception from her fans and well-wishers at Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi after displaying scintillating performance at the Olympics.

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  2. Rio 2016: Dipa Karmakar will now get busy with MA examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Agartala: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who finished fourth in the Rio Olympics final, will answer her MA examination next week under Tripura University, her father said here yesterday. "Dipa, accompanied by her coach Bisheshwar Nandi, would arrive in New Delhi from Rio on Saturday morning.

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  3. 5 more routes by 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Daily Star

    As part of efforts to boost trade and improve rail communication, five rail routes will be launched between Bangladesh and India in phases by 2018. Freight services will begin on the route from Biral in Dinajpur to Radhikapur in West Bengal by December this year and passenger services on Khulna-Kolkata route via Benapole by early next year, according to senior officials of Bangladesh Railway.

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  4. Gymnast Dipa Karmakar will get busy with MA examinationRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | Newkerala.com

    Agartala, Aug 19 : Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who finished fourth in the Olympics final at Rio, will take her MA examination next week under Tripura University, her father said here on Friday. "Dipa, accompanied by her coach Bisheshwar Nandi, would arrive in New Delhi from Rio on Saturday morning.

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  5. North East on track to connect capitals by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Indian Express

    Train between Agartala and Delhi already in place, aim now is travel to Kolkata via Bangladesh and reduce trip by nearly 1,100 km From 2020, people travelling to Kohima for the Hornbill Festival need no longer leave the train at Dimapur and catch a taxi to the Nagaland capital. With Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu recently laying the foundation stone for the Rs 2,315 crore, 88-km Dhansiri-Kohima railway track, which was declared a national project in 2007, all seven Northeastern capitals are finally being connected to the national railway map.

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  6. Tension in run-up to ADC bypollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Telegraph

    Agartala, Aug. 18: The byelection to the Siman-Tamakari Assembly constituency of the autonomous district council is fast emerging as a battleground for tribal votes before the February 2018 Assembly elections in the state. Mounting tension has already been reported from different parts of the constituency involving the CPM and the regional Indigenous People's Front of Tripura workers and supporters.

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  7. Dipa Karmakar revives Duleep Singh's gymnastics legacy in TripuraRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Newkerala.com

    Agartala, Aug 18 : Three decades after his death, the memory of soldier-turned-legendary gymnastics coach Duleep Singh has again come alive with Dipa Karmakar's performance at the Rio Olympics, focusing global attention on little-known Tripura. "Duleep Singh is the father figure of the Tripura gymnastics and Dipa Karmakar is the finest-ever creation of this tiny state," said Mantu Debnath, India's second Arjuna Award winner in gymnastics after Olympian Shyam Lal Khullar and Tripura's most famous gymnast before Dipa.

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  8. Decision on Tripura MLAs who deserted Congress on Aug 29: SpeakerRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Newkerala.com

    Agartala, Aug 18 : A decision on the issue of six Congress legislators in Tripura joining the Trinamool Congress will be announced on August 29, Assembly Speaker Ramendra Chandra Debnath said on Thursday. "Five of the six Congress MLAs met me on Thursday and submitted some documents of other assemblies in the country and various courts.

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  9. 5 lessons from Dipa Karmakar, India's golden girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Rediff.com

    IMAGE: Dipa Karmakar competes in the Vault final at the Rio Olympics on August 14, 2016. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters n the eve of Independence Day, if billions of Indians were glued on to the television sets with their fingers crossed, one young woman has to be credited for it.

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  10. REWIND: India in the last 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Rediff.com

    A loaded truck falls in a river off a collapsed bridge at Ambassa, 65 km from Agartala, Tripura. The National Highway 44 which serves as an important link in the region has been washed off at different locations making Tripura inaccessible on road.

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  11. Dipa Karmakar likely to be recommended for Rajiv Khel Ratna awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi : Speculation is rife that gymnast Dipa Karmakar is to be recommended for the Rajiv Khel Ratna Award after her stupendous performance in the ongoing Rio Olympics although the deadline for sending in the recommendation to the Sports Ministry was over. The 23-year-old Tripura-born gymnast became an overnight sensation after she finished fourth in the women's vault final on August 14, missing the the bronze by a mere 0.150 points.

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  12. Order to remove concrete spursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Telegraph

    Agartala, Aug. 17: Tripura High Court has directed the state government to ensure early dismantling of all concrete embankments and spurs around all ponds and lakes in the state. The concrete embankment had led to the death of turtles in Kalyan Sagar, a lake behind the 515-year-old Tripuresh-wari temple, in Udaipur.

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  13. Dipa's father ecstatic after daughter's name recommended for Khel RatnaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Newkerala.com

    Agartala, Aug.17 : The father of Indian star gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who missed the bronze medal by a whisker at the ongoing Rio Olympics, on Tuesday expressed his delight after she was recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. The 23-year-old, hailing from Tripura, missed out on an Olympic medal by 0.150 points despite successfully executing the dangerous Produnova vault in her second attempt to secure a remarkable 15.066 points overall.

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  14. Dipa Karmakar likely to be recommended for Khel RatnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Indian Express

    Belonging to a humble family background in Agartala, Dipa made her way through the top level of her sport with little support. Speculation is rife that gymnast Dipa Karmakar is to be recommended for the Rajiv Khel Ratna Award after her stupendous performance in the ongoing Rio Olympics although the deadline for sending in the recommendation to the Sports Ministry was over.

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  15. Dipa Karmakar's early request for physio was deemed 'wasteful' by SAIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | The Indian Express

    Dipa Karmakar had asked a Sports Authority of India official to allow her longtime physio Sajad Ahmad to travel with her to Rio 2016 Olympics but her requested was deemed 'wasteful' it has been learnt. But now that she has qualified for the Final, Ahmad has been rushed to the South American city to keep her in optimum shape in order to help India land its first medal in gymnastics at the Olympics.

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  16. Move to tide over Tripura fuel crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | The Telegraph

    Guwahati, Aug. 10: The Northeast Frontier Railway will introduce a Roll-On Roll-Off service to carry trucks loaded with fuel on flat-wagon goods trains from tomorrow to help Tripura tide over its fuel crisis. The RoRo service is one where wheeled cargo such as cars, trucks or semi-trailer trucks are driven on and off the wagon or ship to transport commodities to places that need them, mainly if road connectivity is disrupted.

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  17. CPI-M refutes Mamata Banerjee's charges on Tripura governmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Newkerala.com

    Agartala, Aug 10 : Ruling CPI-M in Tripura on Wednesday said West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee indulged in complete falsehood against Tripura and Left Front government. "Mamata Banerjee in her speech in Agartala on Tuesday indulged in total falsehood against Tripura and Left Front government.

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  18. Mamata Banerjee calls for a change in TripuraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Newkerala.com

    Agartala, Aug 9 : During her maiden mass rally in Tripura's capital Agartala on Tuesday, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee urged the people to rule out CPI-M-led government in the state and to establish TMC government there, in upcoming Tripura assembly election. The next assembly election in Left-ruled Tripura is scheduled to be held in 2018.

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  19. Cry for CPM-free TripuraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Telegraph

    Agartala, Aug. 9: Trinamul Congress chief and Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today got a new honorific from her euphoric partymen here: Desh Janani . A large crowd had been waiting for Mamata to speak at the local Swami Vivekananda ground in the midday sun and the universal Didi did not disappoint her supporters.

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  20. Prayers on birthday for Dipa's successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Telegraph

    Agartala, Aug. 9: What could have been a day of jubilant birthday celebrations passed off quietly today amid an edgy wait for the midnight of August 14. With Tripura's star gymnast Dipa Karmakar preparing for the Olympic finals of the risk-ridden Produnova vault in faraway Rio, her father, Dulal, a weightlifting coach for Sports Authority of India, and mother Gita, a homemaker, spent their daughter's 23rd birthday offering prayers for her success in the toughest final of her life so far. "She is our only child, so whenever she is at home we celebrate her birthday as she chooses - giving her gifts and inviting people to dinner.

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