India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Friday April 14, 2017
A day after three Christian-dominated Northeastern states -- Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram informed the centre about their inability to observe Digital India Day today owing to Good Friday, the centre has told the Chief Secretaries of all the states that they can observe the Digital India Day on any convenient date.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Thursday March 16, 2017
Deep in the forests around the town of Vairengte in Mizoram, three soldiers of the Vietnamese Army are on the hunt for "terrorists". They approach their targets slowly, taking cover behind rocks before opening fire with Indian-made INSAS rifles. This could be a counter-insurgency operation anywhere in the world.
Jobs | Edited by Anisha Singh | Friday February 24, 2017
Over 1000 Hindi Teachers employed in Mizoram schools under Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) continued their protest outside the state Chief Minister's Office in Aizwal. The protest has been going on since yesterday. The teachers have refused to budge despite rain throughout the night.
Jobs | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 22, 2017
A total 1305 Hindi teachers in Mizoram appointed under Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) have not been paid their salaries for ten months and have launched a 'pen down strike'.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Monday February 20, 2017
By now, it's been clearly established that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's husband Swaraj Kaushal's Twitter swag rivals hers equally. The former Mizoram Governor is often flooded with tweets on the social networking site and he always seems to have the most hilarious replies to them - case in point, his response to a certain someone wonde...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 28, 2016
New notes worth 27 lakh rupees were seized from the husband of a manager of the Mizoram Rural Bank (MRB) today by the CID (SB) officials who arrested four persons in this connection.
India News | Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday December 28, 2016
Even as the economic blockade on both the highways leading to Manipur continues, there seems to be a spill-over effect in other landlocked regions of northeast India - both Tripura and Mizoram are witnessing scarcity of fuel for a week after the centre asked Indian Oil Corporation to shift the route of sending fuel tankers to Imphal on priority, le...
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Tuesday December 20, 2016
Sushma Swaraj's husband and former Mizoram Governor Swaraj Kaushal has been hilariously replying to those requesting him to help get the External Affairs Minister to unblock them on Twitter.
Press Trust Of India | Thursday December 1, 2016
Aizawal: Over 1,300 people have died of AIDS in Mizoram out of the 13,040 HIV positive cases identified since October 1990, Mizoram State AIDS Control Society (MSACS) officials said on World Aids Day today. They said the situation in the state was alarming as over 60 per cent of those living with HIV were infected through sexual contact, with many ...
India News | Friday November 25, 2016
The Centre had claimed special measures have been taken to send new notes to the far flung corners of the Northeast after it banned 500 and 1,000 rupee notes.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 26, 2016
With 24 people found infected with Dengue and more samples being tested, the figure is likely to go up in Mizoram, State health department officials today said.
Health | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 4, 2016
Men in Mizoram's capital Aizawl have much higher probability of developing cancer than their counterparts in any other part of the country, an official said in Aizawl on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 28, 2016
Opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) will write to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighting the Congress government's "complete failure" in maintaining law and order in Mizoram and urging them to impose President's rule in the state.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 17, 2016
At least five persons from two families, including a minor girl, were killed as their houses were swept away in huge landslides caused by heavy rain today in Mizoram's Aizawl district, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 30, 2016
Mizoram Assembly today ratified the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Constitutional Amendment bill by adopting an official resolution, becoming the 13th state to have approved the legislation.
Press Trust Of India | Thursday August 25, 2016
Aizawl: Out of 437 babies whose mothers were tested positive for HIV, 405 were born HIV negative, officials of the Prevention of Parents Child Transmission Centre said on Wednesday. The figures were revealed in a statistics report related to births from 2011 till July 2016, the officials said. All the pregnant women were tested at the Aizawl Civil ...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 22, 2016
First dengue case has been detected in Mizoram. The infected person arrived in Aizawl from Kolkata, an official in Aizawl, said on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 22, 2016
Ziona Chana, who is believed to head the world's largest family, with 38 wives and 89 children, today celebrated his 72nd birthday at Baktawng Tlangnuam village in central Mizoram's Serchhip district.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 3, 2016
A high alert has been sounded on the Indo-Bangla border in the five states of West Bengal, Tripura, Meghalaya, Assama and Mizoram in the wake of the terror attack in Dhaka with the Border Security Force(BSF) stepping up its vigil.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 27, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated passenger trains for Manipur and Mizoram improving railway connectivity in the land-locked North East region.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 18, 2016
Torrential rains and heavy landslides have once again disrupted rail services in southern Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram, officials said today.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen and Alok Pandey | Friday May 6, 2016
A senior army officer and 8 of his men from 39 Assam Rifles were arrested today for allegedly stealing smuggled gold bars in Mizoram. The alleged smuggler, whom they had allowed to go, had filed the complaint with the police.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday April 9, 2016
Three people including a child, were killed and four fell sick after consuming wild mushrooms in Mizoram, official said in Aizawl today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 11, 2016
'Missionary Day', anniversary of the arrival of two Welsh Christian missionaries, was today observed and celebrated across the Christian-dominated north eastern state of Mizoram.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 7, 2016
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar will be on a three-day visit to the Northeast states of Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura starting tomorrow where he will hold meetings with forest officials and farmers to discuss various issues.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 25, 2015
Christmas was celebrated today across India's northeast region with special prayers, hymns, and masses in churches, besides the traditional spread of delicious food.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 2, 2015
The Mizoram government today announced a cash reward of Rs one lakh each for anyone giving information leading to the arrest of five militants of Manipur-based Hmar People's Convention (Democrats) or the HPC (D) who were involved in the ambush of members of a state assembly committee on March 28.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Former Mizoram health minister Lal Thanzara of Congress was today declared elected in the bypoll to Aizawl North-III Assembly seat with a thumping majority.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department officials seized 1,31,58,328 tablets of Pseudo-ephedrine and 63,613 tablets of Methamphetamine during 2013-14 and 2014-15, State Excise and Narcotics Minister R Lalzirliana informed the state Assembly today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 14, 2015
Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department's Anti Narcotic Squad seized 12.5 grams of heroin from Aizawl today, spokesperson of the department said.