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  • proper n. State in north-eastern India which has Agartala as its capital.

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  • It also believed that the word Tripura may have originated from Tripura Sundari, the presiding deity of the land which is famous as one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, pilgrimage centres of Shakti worshippers of Hinduism.

    Zee News : India National

  • The origin of the word Tripura is attributed to the legendary tyrant king of Tripura, Tripur.

    Zee News : India National

  • According to another school of thought, the name Tripura was given to the state in honour of the temple at Udaipur toTripureshwari, the wife of Lord Shiva.

    Zee News : India National

  • Bapi Roy Choudhury/AFP/Getty Images An Indian child lit earthen lamps on Diwali at Agartala in Tripura, Oct. 28, 2008

    Celebrating Diwali

  • And being engaged in the practice of rigid austerities, and (also) employed in the contemplation known by the name of Yoga, he obtained the sight of the magnanimous god with three eyes -- the slayer of the demon called Tripura; the worker of blessings

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

  • And being engaged in the practice of rigid austerities, and (also) employed in the contemplation known by the name of Yoga, he obtained the sight of the magnanimous god with three eyes -- the slayer of the demon called Tripura; the worker of blessings (for all beings); the (eternally) existent one; the ruling Being, the holder of the Pinaka bow; carrying in his hand his

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Vana Parva, Part 1

  • Bangladesh's Nitol-Niloy group and two Kolkata-based companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) here Saturday to commission the tyre manufacturing industry in Agartala using the natural rubber available in Tripura, which is the second largest rubber producer in the country after Kerala.

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  • Panic spread in Agartala - the capital city of Tripura which is surrounded by Bangladesh on three sides -- as two live bombs were recovered and defused in the heart of the city late on Wednesday.

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  • Panic spread in Agartala - the capital city of Tripura which is surrounded by Bangladesh on three sides -- as two live bombs were recovered and defused in the heart of the city late Wednesday.

    India eNews

  • Jayanta Dey/Reuters A potter made clay lamps ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali in Tripura's capital city of Agartala, Sunday.

    India in Pictures

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