Aizawl: The governor, the chief minister and other VIPs of Mizoram have hired helicopters 69 times since 2013, the state Assembly was informed on Friday. Replying to a question from Dr K Beichhua of the Mizo National Front (MNF), Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said the governor chartered state-runMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 15:55 IST
New Delhi: The NHRC has issued notices to the police chiefs of Assam and Mizoram over alleged physical assault and lathi charge on journalists in the Kolasib district of Mizoram while they were on a reporting assignment. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) sought responses from the officersMore
Published 23-Mar-2018 08:15 IST
Aizawl: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Monday informed the Assembly that the talks to be held in New Delhi tomorrow between chief secretaries of Assam and Mizoram would not touch the border dispute between the two states. Lal Thanhawla said that state chief secretary Arvind Ray would talkMore
Published 19-Mar-2018 16:08 IST
Aizawl: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Monday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking his intervention in the Mizoram-Assam border dispute so that peace is restored at the earliest, an official said. Lal Thanhawla asked Singh to intervene for resumption of border talks at theMore
Published 13-Mar-2018 08:43 IST
Aizawl: The Mizoram government has described as "serious" the situation of the disputed border areas with Assam, and urged the neighbouring state to hold talks to reduce tension. Mizoram Chief Secretary Arvind Ray, in a letter, to Alok Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary of Assam, last eveningMore
Published 11-Mar-2018 14:43 IST
Aizawl: The Mizoram Annual Budget for 2018-19 would be presented in the legislative Assembly on March 15, a state government official said on Monday.
Published 20-Feb-2018 06:46 IST
Aizawl: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to beef up security along the state's border with Myanmar to prevent Rohingya Muslims from entering the north-eastern state, an official statement on Wednesday said.
Published 14-Feb-2018 15:28 IST
Aizawl: Refugees from Myanmar who took shelter in four villages in Mizoram's Lawngtlai district are being moved to one relief camp at mawngbuchhuah village, district officials said on saturday.
Published 03-Feb-2018 15:57 IST
Aizawl: When a dog bites a man, it is not news, they say. But when 3,397 people are bitten by dogs in a year, it may be one. A record maintained by Economics and Statistics department of Mizoram government said, 3,397 people of the state, mainly from urban areas, suffered dog bites during 2016-2017More
Published 03-Feb-2018 10:17 IST
Aizawl: Mizoram Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma on Friday congratulated the people of the state, NGOs, religious institutions and media for being committed to protect peace and harmony. Addressing the 69th Republic Day function at the Assam Rifles ground here after unfurling the tricolour,More
Published 26-Jan-2018 11:19 IST
Aizawl: Security has been beefed up across Mizoram in view of the 69th Republic Day tomorrow. Inspector General of Police Zorammawia said security was tightened in the Assam Rifles ground here where the main function would be held, and other district headquarters and sub-divisional towns.
Published 25-Jan-2018 15:46 IST | Updated 16:05 IST
Aizawl: Assam Rifles personnel have sent their bomb disposal squad to areas bordering Myanmar in Lawngtlai district after a villager was killed and another injured by landmines, an official said on Wednesday. Deputy Commissioner of Lawngtlai district, Arun T told PTI over phone that Assam RiflesMore
Published 24-Jan-2018 13:45 IST
Aizawl: Over 1,400 Myanmarese nationals who took refuge in Mizoram's Lawngtlai district following clash between Arakan militants and the Army there in November last year have refused to return to their country, a senior police officer said on Monday.
Published 22-Jan-2018 12:35 IST
Aizawl: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Saturday said his government had sought the Centre's help in providing relief to the 1,440 Myanmarese nationals who had taken shelter in the north-eastern state. The Myanmarese people had crossed over to Mizoram in November last year, following clashesMore
Published 13-Jan-2018 17:33 IST
Aizawl: At least 65 people, including 12 women, died from substance abuse in Mizoram last year, according to the records of the state Excise and Narcotics department.
Published 12-Jan-2018 11:02 IST
Aizawl: Around 1,440 Myanmarese nationals who took shelter in Mizoram following a clash between militants and the Army there in November last year, have refused to return, officials said on Tuesday. At least 1,600 Myanmarese people from several villages in Chin state had taken refuge in LawngtlaiMore
Published 09-Jan-2018 18:52 IST
Aizawl: One person died and at least 47 people have been infected with suspected scrub typhus virus at Phullen village in Aizawl district, Health department officials said on Friday. Nodal officer of the State Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) Dr Pachuau Lalmalsawma, who visitedMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 15:34 IST
Aizawl: The Mizoram government has made elaborate security arrangements to ensure that Christmas and New Year celebrations passed off peacefully in the state, a top police official on Saturday said.
Published 23-Dec-2017 12:16 IST
Aizawl: A district-level special task force committee has decided to create a mechanism for identifying and deporting undocumented Bangladeshi immigrants from the border areas of the state. The committee held a meeting, chaired by district deputy commissioner Benjamin Lalzama, at south Mizoram'sMore
Published 21-Dec-2017 15:19 IST
Aizawl: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday, expressed optimism that Mizoram would continue to produce sportspersons who would excel on the world stage.
Published 16-Dec-2017 17:46 IST

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