Mizoram

CPA conference postponed due to Vajpayee's death

Guwahati, Aug 16 (IANS) The three-day Conference of the 17th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), which was to begin here on Thursday, was …

India

Vajpayee enjoyed good rapport with leaders across political spectrum

New Delhi, Aug 16 An astute politician known for his great oratory skills, former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee won the hearts of many across …

India

Indigenous Chakma body of Tripura to observe August 17 as ‘Black Day’ from now

Chittagong Hill Tract (CHT) is traditionally inhabited by at least 10 ethnic minorities including Chakma, Marma, Tipperas, Chak, Murung, Khumi, …

India News

Can Hold Lok Sabha, 4 State Polls Together In December, Says Poll Panel

His comments came when asked whether the Election Commission was ready if the Lok Sabha elections are held in December<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>The Election …

India

Impressed by Lalremsiami, Captain Rani Rampal Demands Better Decision Making to Fulfill Tokyo Dream

In her first tournament, the Asian Champions Trophy in Korea in 2016, Lalremsiami played 31 minutes and scored twice – it was enough to bag the ‘U-21 …

India News

Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana will cover 50 crore people, says PM Modi

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana will pilot in 106 districts in 14 states of the country. The actual dates of pilot launch will have to be worked …

India News

At most, eight states can vote with Lok Sabha: Chief Election Commissioner amid Amit Shah push

OP Rawat’s statement is significant against the backdrop that elections in Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand are due in the latter half of …

India

Mizoram one of highest growing state economies: CM

Aizawl, Aug 15 (IANS) Mizoram is one of the highest growing economies among the Indian states, along with Gujarat, Jharkhand and Tripura, that …

India

Ambling in Aizawl

On a recent trip to Aizawl, I whiled away a morning walking through the city centre. Despite the familiar press of crowds at Bara Bazaar, the old …

North-East India

India steps up vigil on borders with Bangladesh, Myanmar

Border Security Force troopers are guarding India's border with Bangladesh while the Assam Rifles are deployed along the country's frontier with …

India News

Mizoram MLA blames liquor for rising HIV-positive cases in state

The lawmaker, Lalrinawma of opposition Mizo National Front (MNF), claimed that sexual activities in the state increased due to rise in liquor …

India News

Disparity in Bru rehab package: CM Lal Thanhawla

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has accused the Centre of coming up with an “uneven rehabilitation package” for two sets of Bru refugees.<p>In a …

North-East India

MHA will close all Bru refugee camps after September 25: official

Garg also said the Bru refugees could choose to stay back in Tripura after the repatriation deadline was over. "But the Central government will stop …

India News

Man gets 20 years in jail for raping mentally challenged woman

A criminal case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) was registered against Hrangthanthuama after relatives of the …

Crime

Demand for water will exceed supply by 2050

Data has been collected from all states except for Mizoram, Sikkim and UT of Lakshadweep where water level monitoring is not done.

Water

Congress wants JPC on Rafale for the support of triple talaq

<b>New Delhi, Aug 10</b>: Post Monsoon session of Parliament, the Congress is planning an aggressive strategy to send the BJP government on the back foot on …

India

State legislature has exclusive powers on preservation of cattle: Centre

"All states/UTs have legislations on banning or restricting slaughter of cow and its progeny except five states viz Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, …

India

India-Myanmar land border crossing officially opens

Chief Minister of Myanmar's Chin state Salai Lian Luai and Mizoram Commerce and Industries Minister H Rohluna jointly inaugurated the land border …

Border Crossings

Bru refugees to launch fresh agitation

Some 32,000 displaced Brus (Reangs), who are lodged in relief camps in Tripura and to be repatriated to Mizoram by September 30, will launch an …

India News

Bru refugees demand ADC in Mizoram, repatriation process faces major hurdle

Among other issues which fueled ethnic tension between Bru and Mizo communities two decades back, demand for a Bru ADC was a significant one. …

North-East India

Mizoram CM inaugurates state’s first medical college

According to the director of the college, Lallukhum Fimate, the medical college will admit 100 students per year with 15 per cent of seats reserved …

College & University

International entry-exit checkpoints opened between India-Myanmar

In a major boost to the India-Myanmar bilateral relations, the international entry-exit checkpoints on the Tamu- Moreh Border between Manipur and …

India

Most Fake Currency Seized From Gujarat After Notes Ban: Centre

Fake currency notes with face value of Rs 5.94 crore were seized from Gujarat, the highest in the country, followed by Rs 2.19 crore in Uttar …

India

Karnataka Govt May Allow Bike Taxis Soon, Uber Files Application To Improve Last-Mile Service In Bengaluru

After Goa, Haryana, Mizoram, and West Bengal, Karnataka may be the next state to legally allow on-demand bike taxis services in the state. The …

Business (India)

State troopers to attend neighbouring state's I-Day parade

Agartala, Aug 8 (IANS) For the first time in India, security personnel of each state in the country will attend the main Independence Day function in …

India

With 4764 Cases in Three Years, Mizoram is Fast Becoming the ‘Cancer Capital of India’​

According to the latest data of Population Based Cancer Registry (PBCR), 4764 new cancer cases were reported in Aizawl Civil Hospital from the year …

Cancer

No Woman Loses Property Right In J&K If She Marries A Non-State Subject

As the debate rages on about the Article 35A, Jammu and Kashmir continues to be on the edge. Many outside the state are enthusiastic, thinking that …

India

'Mizoram Govt is Sleeping': ZPM Chief Lalduhoma on Assam NRC

Fearing an influx of those 40 lakh people into Mizoram, Lalduhoma urged the state government to strengthen its security along the border.<p><b>Aizawl:</b> …

India

Three northeastern States emerge as new HIV hotspots

The good news is that there has been a steady decline in the number of HIV cases in India. The bad news is that Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura have …

Public Health

Reang tribal refugees to be repatriated to Mizoram

Agartala/Aizawl, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tripura and Mizoram governments along with the Centre are making arrangements for the repatriation of 32,876 tribal …

India