Minister praises web media
Chief Minister Manik Sarkar praised the role of electronic media particularly the web media to focus Tripura to the world. Quite a number of news papers published from the state have their own web site. The Chief Minister was speaking on the occasion of recent launching of a new cable channel in the state. This was echoed by state power minister Manik Dey also. Speaking on the occasion Sri Pabitra Kar, MLA who also happens to be the Chairman of TIDC said that on the fateful day of Agartala series bomb blast on 1st October he was bed ridden in home due to sickness. Some acquaintances from outside the state telephoned him to enquire of the fact. They got to know about the series bomb blasts in Agartala through a video supported news web site from the state. Acknowledging the role of web media the chief minister admitted that he came to know about the video supported news web site from our state for the first time. It may be mentioned that www.tripuraindia.com is the first video supported news web site in the North East India. This is the only news web site in North East India which provides live video coverage.