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Drugs worth Rs 7.29 cr, 80 exotic reptiles seized in Mizoram
Aizawl/Silchar, Feb 18 (IANS) In two seperate incidents, the security forces have seized a huge cache of drugs worth Rs 7.29 crore besides seizing 80 exotic reptiles in Mizoram and arrested three persons in connection with the cases, officials said on Thursday.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Brown sugar, human hair worth Rs 4 cr seized in Mizoram, Manipur
Aizawl/Imphal, Feb 8 (IANS) The security forces and Customs officials have seized human hair and brown sugar worth Rs 4 crore in Mizoram and Manipur, which were smuggled in from neighbouring Myanmar, officials said on Monday.
2021-02-08
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mizoram first state to declare sports as an industry: Governor
Aizawl, Jan 26 (IANS) Mizoram was the first state in India to declare sports as an industry in June 2020, said Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Tuesday.
2021-01-26
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Assam Rifles seizes drugs, Areca nuts worth Rs 6.35 cr in Mizoram
Aizawl, Jan 22 (IANS) Troopers of Assam Rifles in separate raids have seized drugs and Areca nuts, smuggled from Mynamar, worth of Rs 6.35 crore in Mizoram and arrested three persons in connection with the case, officials said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mizoram Guv urges PM to set up AIIMS in state
Aizawl, Dec 20 (IANS) Mizoram Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to set up an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the state which is battling several dreaded diseases including HIV/AIDS, cancer, and malaria, an official statement said on Sunday.
2020-12-20
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mizoram enters country's solar power map with 2 MW plant
Aizawl, Dec 4 (IANS) Mizoram on Friday earned a place on India's solar power map with the commissioning of a two MW capacity solar power plant.
2020-12-04
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Normal classes not to resume in schools in most NE states
Aizawl/Shillong/Agartala, Nov 28 (IANS) Most of the northeastern states took varied decisions on the resumption of classes in schools on a regular basis even as Assam had reopened educational institutions on November 2 after more than seven months, officials said on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Education
Disqualified as MP in 1988, Mizoram MLA in 2020 for defection
Aizawl, Nov 27 (IANS) In an ironic turn of events, an IPS officer-turned-politician from Mizoram who was disqualified as a member of the Lok Sabha for defection in 1988, lost his membership of the state Assembly on Friday for the same reason.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Assam-Mizoram border row on verge of resolution
Aizawl/Silchar (Assam), Nov 11 (IANS) The fortnight-long Assam-Mizoram border blockade issue seemed to be heading for resolution as operators of the over 250 goods vehicles stranded in Assam on Wednesday night agreed to drive on into Mizoram, officials said.
2020-11-11
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Assam-Mizoram row: Partial inter-state movement amid blockade
Aizawl/Silchar (Assam), Nov 9 (IANS) Even as 21 goods trucks moved to Mizoram and many vehicles returned to Assam from the border state on Monday, the 13-day-old blockade of the National Highway (NH) 306 in Assam continued as the protesters refused to relent, police said.
2020-11-09
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Assam-Mizoram border row, Mizoram contemplating to ferry essentials via B'desh, Myanmar
Aizawl/Silchar, Nov 8 (IANS) In view of the 12-day long Assam-Mizoram inter-state border dispute and the blockade of the National Highway (NH) 306, the Mizoram government is contemplating to bring the essentials through Bangladesh and Myanmar besides Tripura and Manipur, officials said on Sunday.
2020-11-08
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Amid Assam-Mizoram border row, goons trigger blast in Assam school
Aizawl/Silchar, Nov 7 (IANS) Amid the 11 day long Assam-Mizoram inter-state border dispute, tension intensified along the border after miscreants triggered a blast at a government school in Cachar district of southern Assam, police said.
2020-11-07
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Defence/Security
Drugs worth Rs 6.50 crore seized in Mizoram, two held
Aizawl, Nov 5 (IANS) Assam Rifles troopers have arrested two persons and seized a huge cache of drugs valued at Rs 6.50 crore in eastern Mizoram's Champhai district bordering Myanmar, officials said on Thursday.
2020-11-05
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Border face-off on, Assam to deploy central forces
Aizawl/Silchar (Assam), Nov 4 (IANS) As the the 8-day-long impasse along the Assam-Mizoram border continued on Wednesday, the Assam government has decided to deploy Central Paramilitary Force (CPMF) troopers along the inter-state border, a top official said.
2020-11-04
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Assam mulling NIA probe into Mizoram death, border standoff continues
Aizawl/Silchar (Assam), Nov 4 (IANS) The Assam government is mulling to hand over the case of death of 48-year-old man from the state in Mizoram to the NIA while the seven-day-long imbroglio along the inter-state borders continued on Tuesday despite visits by top officials.
2020-11-04
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Assam man dies in Mizoram, Sonowal seeks Shah's intervention
Aizawl/Silchar (Assam), Nov 2 (IANS) In a new turn to the ongoing Assam-Mizoram border trouble, a 48-year-old man from Assam died in custody in Mizoram on Monday, leading to protests along the inter-state border intensifying.
2020-11-02
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Assam-Mizoram border impasse on, war of words continues
Aizawl/Silchar, Nov 1 (IANS) As the blockade on National Highway 306, the lifeline of Mizoram, continued for the fifth day on Sunday, Assam and Mizoram engaged in accusation and counter accusation over the 23-day long inter-state border standoff.
2020-11-01
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
PM praises Mizoram kid for her 'Vande Mataram' rendition
Aizawl, Nov 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extolled a four-year-old girl in Mizoram for singing a contemporary version of the national song "Vande Mataram".
2020-11-01
Category: India, Mizoram,National
Mizoram-Assam border row enters 4th day, blockade continues
Aizawl/Guwahati, Oct 31 (IANS) As the blockade on National Highway 306, the lifeline of Mizoram, entered the fourth day on Saturday, the Mizoram government ferried fuel and cooking gas from neighbouring Manipur and Tripura. The fresh deadlock at its border with Assam has been continuing since Wednesday despite a series of top level meetings, officials said on Saturday.
2020-10-31
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Mizoram refuses to withdraw forces, blockade continues for 3rd day
Aizawl/Silchar, Oct 30 (IANS) The fresh Assam-Mizoram border dispute took a turn for the worse on the third day on Friday as the Mizoram government announced that it is not withdrawing its forces. On the other hand, the agitators in southern Assam refused to call off their blockade of National Highway 306, the lifeline of Mizoram, seeking withdrawal of security personnel from Assam's area.
2020-10-30
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Defence/Security
Mizoram records 1st Covid death
Aizawl, Oct 28 (IANS) A 62-year-old man died of Covid-19 on Wednesday in Mizoram, the only state where until now there was no fatal cases even though India's tally touched 80,00,000 cases and 1,20,010 people succumbed to the virus since January 30, when the first case was reported in the country.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine
Aizawl sees surge in Covid-19 cases, total lockdown imposed
Aizawl, Oct 27 (IANS) With a surge in Covid-19 cases, a weeklong total lockdown was enforced in the Aizawl Municipal Council area from Tuesday to check the spread of the disease in the state capital, officials said.
2020-10-27
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine
Tripura-Mizoram border tension eases after revocation of prohibitory order
Aizawl/Agartala, Oct 19 (IANS) The fortnight-long tension along the Tripura-Mizoram borders eased after the Mizoram authority following the objection of Tripura government revoked the prohibitory order imposed along the inter-state borders, officials of both the state said on Monday.
2020-10-19
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Border violence: Union Home Secy convenes talks with Assam, Mizoram
Aizawl/Silchar (Assam), Oct 18 (IANS) Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla would hold a meeting, through video conference, with the Chief Secretaries of Assam and Mizoram on Monday, following the latter's complaint of Assam's "transgressions" along the inter-state border, the Mizoram government said on Sunday night.
2020-10-18
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Inter-state border disputes in NE, Mizoram seeks Centre's intervention
Aizawl/Agartala/Silchar, Oct 11 (IANS) Amidst Covid-19 situation, Mizoram battled with its decades-old border disputes against Assam and Tripura and sought the intervention of Survey of India to resolve the row permanently, officials said on Sunday.
2020-10-11
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Mizoram govt offices to work one hour less in winter
Aizawl, Sep 29 (IANS) The working hours of Mizoram government offices in the state and elsewhere in the northeast would be one hour less during the winter season, an official said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
BSF makes major arms haul in Mizoram, three held
Aizawl, Sep 29 (IANS) A large quantity of sophisticated weapons, including 28 AK-series rifles, and two vehicles were seized by the BSF and three persons arrested in Mizoram early on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-09-29
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Aizawl FC sign 6 local players to add depth for I-League
Aizawl, Sep 12 (IANS) Former champions Aizawl FC have signed as many as six local talents in an attempt to revive their fortunes in the I-League after they finished just above the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) developmental side Indian Arrows in the last edition.
2020-09-12
Category: India, Mizoram,Sports,Football
Mizoram bans use of Chinese bike in state to curb smuggling
Aizawl, Sep 9 (IANS) The Mizoram government has banned the use of China-made Kenbo motorcycles as they are being used in the border state to bring smuggled or illegal substances, including drugs, from neighbouring Myanmar, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-09-09
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Drugs, foreign cigarettes seized in Meghalaya, Mizoram; 5 held
Aizawl/Shillong/Guwahati, Sep 8 (IANS) Drugs and foreign origin cigarettes, valued at Rs 3.78 crore, were seized in three different cases in Meghalaya and Mizoram and five people, including a woman, apprehended, officials said on Monday.
2020-09-08
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Another consignment of foreign cigarettes seized in Mizoram
Aizawl/Guwahati, Sep 7 (IANS) In the second such case in a week's time, 100 cartons of smuggled foreign cigarettes, valued at Rs 1.30 crore, were seized by Assam Rifles in Mizoram's border Champhai district, officials said on Monday.
2020-09-07
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Assam Rifles to tighten vigil along Myanmar border
Aizawl, Sep 3 (IANS) The Assam Rifles, which guards the India-Myanmar borders along four northeastern states, would further strengthen its vigil at the frontiers to curb smuggling of drugs and other border crimes, officials said on Thursday.
2020-09-03
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 1 Cr seized in Mizoram
Aizawl, Sep 1 (IANS) About 75 cases of foreign cigarettes worth Rs one crore were seized by Assam Rifles in eastern Mizoram's Champhai district, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-01
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hold-Mizoram's ruling MNF sweeps village, local council polls
Aizawl, Aug 30 (IANS) Mizoram's ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) has swept the local body elections by securing a majority in 324 Village Councils (VC) and 262 wards in Local Councils (LC), the state poll panel said on Sunday.
2020-08-30
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Methamphetamine tablets worth Rs 3.50 cr seized in Mizoram
Aizawl, Aug 30 (IANS) Over one lakh tablets of Methamphetamine, also known as party drugs, worth Rs 3.50 crore have been seized from a person in eastern Mizoram's Champhai district bordering Myanmar, officials said on Sunday.
2020-08-30
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Three quakes hit Mizoram in one hour, no damage reported
Aizawl, Aug 27 (IANS) Three successive moderate intensity earthquakes measuring 3.6 to 5.3 on the Richter scale hit eastern Mizoram's Champhai district within an hour on Thursday evening, officials said.
2020-08-27
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mizoram local bodies polls held amid Covid-19 pandemic
Aizawl, Aug 27 (IANS) Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the State Election Commission on Thursday held elections to over 500 village councils and more than 70 urban local body councils in Mizoram. Various political parties had demanded postponement of the polls fearing the further spread of the novel coronavirus infection.
2020-08-27
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Curbs on Central forces' movement in Mizoram violate MHA directions: Assam Rifles
Aizawl, Aug 19 (IANS) In a serious charge, the Assam Rifles said on Wednesday that by restricting the movement of the armed forces in the state, the Mizoram government is violating the directions of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), which has serious implications for national security.
2020-08-19
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Mizoram government plans to increase crop production
Aizawl, Aug 15 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga said on Saturday that a plan to increase crop production has been taken up by his government.
2020-08-15
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Human skulls, bones unearthed after landslide in Mizoram
Aizawl, Aug 14 (IANS) Human skulls and bones, believed to be several decades old, were found on Friday in western Mizoram's Mamit district, officials said.
2020-08-14
Category: India, Mizoram,National
Mizoram lawmaker saves woman's life, helps deliver baby
Aizawl, Aug 11 (IANS) Mizoram's legislator ZR Thiamsanga proved nothing short of an angel for a pregnant woman amid a medical emergency, as he conducted a caesarean operation on her and helped deliver a healthy baby boy.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Father-son duo held with heroin worth Rs 1 cr in Mizoram
Aizawl, July 27 (IANS) Mizoram police have arrested a man and his son with 1.9 kg heroin smuggled from neigbouring Myanmar to the state, officials said on Monday.
2020-07-27
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Moderate quake hits Mizoram, no damage reported
Aizawl, July 17 (IANS) A moderate intensity earthquake of 4.2 magnitude hit eastern Mizoram's Champhai district on Friday, the ninth quake to rock the state in 26 days, India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials said.
2020-07-17
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Quake jolts Mizoram again, no damage reported
Aizawl, July 9 (IANS) With a fresh moderate earthquake of 4.3 on the Richter scale on Thursday, mountainous Mizoram continues to be hit by mild and moderate tremors since June 22, officials said.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mizoram's Covid hero offers free rides
Aizawl, July 6 (IANS) Braving life risk and social stigma, this 46-year-old man in Mizoram has won love and respects of numerous Covid suspect patients as he ferried them home for free after completion of their institutional quarantine period.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Human Interest/Society
Quake rocks Mizoram again, no damage, casualties
Aizawl, July 5 (IANS) A moderate earthquake of 4.6 on the Richter scale hit Mizoram's Champhai district on Sunday afternoon, the seventh tremor to jolt the northeastern state in two weeks, officials said.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Environment/Wildlife
Moderate quake rocks Mizoram, no report of damage, casualty
Aizawl, July 3 (IANS) Northeastern state of Mizoram on Friday recorded another moderate earthquake, measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale, though there were no reports of damage or casualty, officials said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Assam Rifles provides umbrellas in Mizoram villages to ensure social distancing
Aizawl, June 28 (IANS) In an innovative attempt to follow 'social distancing by people, the Central paramilitary Assam Rifles have been distributing umbrellas to economically weaker sections of society and senior citizens in Mizoram, officials said here on Sunday.
2020-06-28
Category: India, Mizoram,National
Four quakes jolt several NE states, no report of damage
Aizawl/Kohima, June 25 (IANS) Moderate to mild four separate quakes with magnitude ranging from 2.8 to 4.5 on the Richter scale hit several parts of Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Assam and adjoining areas of northeast region bordering Myanmar on Thursday, officials said.
2020-06-25
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Third quake in 48-hours hits Mizoram
Aizawl, June 23 (IANS) The mountainous state Mizoram on Tuesday night witnessed another earthquake, the third in the last 48 hours, measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale, official said.
2020-06-23
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident