Aizawl: Two persons, in as many cases of rape and molestion, have been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by the special POCSO court here. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 1,000 on each of them on Friday, failing which, they would have to serve an additional ten days in prison.
Published 13-Aug-2017 06:50 IST
New Delhi: The DRI has seized 122 metric tonnes of Ascorbic acid, known as Vitamin-C, worth Rs 10 crore and busted a gang involved in smuggling the vitamin from China into India through Myanmar border, officials had said on Saturday. The seizure was made from several godowns situated at Vairengte inMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 21:04 IST
Aizawl: The Maraland Democratic Front (MDF), a regional tribal-based party in Mizoram, would soon merge with the Bharatiya Janata Party, a MDF leader said here on Saturday. "In a recent meeting, we have decided to merge with the BJP," MDF's Founder President P.P. Thawlla told the media, adding thatMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 18:59 IST
Aizawl: The Mizoram police recovered 318 grams of heroin from a motorcycle in Lunglei district and arrested two Myanmarese nationals in this connection. The police said, the contraband worth around Rs 10 lakh, was found hidden in the motorcycle near Pukpui village on Thursday. It was reportedlyMore
Published 04-Aug-2017 14:13 IST
Aizawl: At least 35 pigs and piglets have died of classical swine fever in Mizoram-Myanmar border village of Biate in Champhai district since July. State Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department director Dr Saingura Sailo said, laboratory tests have confirmed that the pigs died of classical swineMore
Published 02-Aug-2017 14:09 IST
Aizawl: Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department officials have seized 27 gram of heroin, worth around Rs one lakh, in Mizoram-Myanmar border town of Champhai, a department spokesman said here on Wednesday. The contraband was found from a youth who was arrested after the seizure Tuesday night.
Published 26-Jul-2017 18:57 IST
Aizawl: Police on Thursday resorted to cane charge and lobbed teargas shells to disperse agitating students near the higher and technical education department's technical wing office in Aizawl. The students were protesting the inclusion of four Chakma students in the state quota to study in medicalMore
Published 20-Jul-2017 17:36 IST
Aizawl: It will take around three months to fully implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Mizoram as a number of traders and business houses were yet to register under the GST even as the new tax regime was in place from July one, state Taxation minister Lalsawta on Saturday said. LalsawtaMore
Published 15-Jul-2017 17:15 IST
Aizawl: The outbreak of classical swine fever in Mizoram-Myanmar border Champhai town had claimed the lives of 172 pigs and piglets till date, Champhai District Vawkvulh Association (CDVA) or the association of people engaged in piggery leaders on Friday said. CDVA leader Siammawia told PTI overMore
Published 14-Jul-2017 17:26 IST
Aizawl: A joint memorandum of all the major political parties, NGOs and student associations of Mizoram in regard to the future of the Mizos living in neighbouring Manipur was submitted to the Prime Minister's office, the Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) said on Thursday.
Published 13-Jul-2017 17:15 IST
Aizawl: BJP's Mizoram unit again urged state Governor Lt Gen Nirbhay Sharma to dissolve the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) and order fresh elections to the Congress ruled council. There had been a constitutional break down in the 20-member CADC after rebellion by 12 Congress members and aMore
Published 06-Jul-2017 17:37 IST
Aizawl: The para-military Assam Rifles stepped up security on the India-Myanmar border along eastern Mizoram to stop drugs and arms smuggling, an official said on Tuesday. Assam Rifles official informed that they have alerted the trrops along the 510 km long India-Myanmar border with Mizoram. VigilMore
Published 04-Jul-2017 11:33 IST
Aizawl: Mizoram Finance and Taxation Minister Lalsawta on Thursday said the state would implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) with the rest of the country on July 1, the date set for rolling out the new tax regime.
Published 29-Jun-2017 15:59 IST
Aizawl : About 25,000 people, mostly youths, are drug users in Mizoram, state Health Minister Lal Thanzara on Tuesday said.
Published 27-Jun-2017 18:22 IST
Aizawl: Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel today said that a football academy would be set up at the Mizoram Football Association's (MFA) football ground at Sairang village near Aizawl.
Published 26-Jun-2017 19:16 IST
Aizawl : A fresh landslide on Friday cut off Champhai town in Eastern Mizoram from the rest of the country, while nine kachcha houses of a town in south Mizoram's Lunglei district were swept away by flood, officials said.
Published 16-Jun-2017 20:42 IST
Aizawl: At least 10 persons were feared killed when they were swept away by surging waters of a river in Mizoram on Tuesday, the state police said.
Published 14-Jun-2017 07:23 IST | Updated 08:32 IST
Aizawl: Eight persons have been killed and six others are missing after flash floods caused by heavy rainfall wrecked havoc at Tlabung in Mizoram's Lunglei district.
Published 13-Jun-2017 19:25 IST
Aizawl: Home minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday asked the Assam Rifles personnel to take extreme precaution while guarding the porous Indo-Myanmar border so that India's cordial relations with the neighboring country do not get hurt.
Published 13-Jun-2017 16:30 IST | Updated 16:32 IST
Aizawl: A committee will be set up for identification of gaps in basic facilities and infrastructure along the Indo-Mayanmar border and prioritise them for measures in the short-term, medium-term and long-term, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Mizoram on Tuesday.
Published 13-Jun-2017 07:01 IST

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