Durga puja begins with guard of honour in Tripura

Organised by the ruling Left Front government, the five-day long Durga puja festivities in Tripura have begun with a guard of honour by state security forces to the goddess at the Durgabari, a royal temple of the erstwhile Manikya kings.

Tripura palace to open as museum this month

Ujjayanta Prasad, the former royal palace of Tripura`s Manikya kings and which served as the Legislative Assembly until 2011, will soon be opened to the people as a museum, officials said today.