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Two weeks after a peace accord, 114 terrorists of Hmar People's Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) on Friday surrendered to the Mizoram government and deposited huge cache of arms and ammunition. At the surrender ceremony, Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said that after a talks, the state government ...
Two weeks after a peace accord, 114 terrorists of Hmar People's Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) on Friday surrendered to the Mizoram government and deposited huge cache of arms and ammunition. At the surrender ceremony, Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said that after a talks, the state government ...

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AIZAWL, April 12, 2018: Lalbieklien, a sergeant of Hmar People's Convention (Democratic), was released from jail on Wednesday, following the peace accord signed between the HPC (D) with Mizoram government on April 2. The 41-year-old militant leader was the commander of the group at the time of ambush on an MLA ...
The Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) and other swine diseases have claimed 1,146 lives of pigs and piglets in Mizoram since January this year, officials said today. While the outbreak of swine diseases had affected almost all the eight districts of the state, it was mainly concentrated ...
Over 100 militants of Hmar People's Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) will surrenders with their weapons in Mizoram on Friday in line with a peace pact signed last week with the state government, an official said on Thursday. "A total of 103 HPC-D members would surrender and deposit their 48 ...

On April 2, just a day after the Easter Sunday, the Mizoram government and the Hmar People's Convention (Democratic) (HPC(D)) signed, what some have called, a 'historic' peace agreement. The agreement signed by H. Zosangbera, on behalf of the HPC(D), and by the Chief Secretary of Mizoram Arvind ...
A joint committee constituted by Assam and Mizoram under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday began an exercise to identify illegal structures along a disputed stretch of the 164.6 km border between the two states. The border area has been tense since March when members of the Mizo Zirlai ...
A joint team of Assam and Mizoram governments have decided that encroached border forest land between the two states will be freed, Conservator of Forest, Silchar, Binay Gupta. The decision was taken at a meeting at Dholai in Cachar district of Assam yesterday. The verification of illegal structures ...
Aizawl: Mizoram has received Rs 46 crore from the ministry of home affairs for border area development during the last fiscal of 2017-18, state nodal officer Paul L. Khuma said on Wednesday. Of the total sanctioned amount under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP), Rs 39.93 crore has been ...
The 41-year-old militant leader was the commander of the group at the time of ambush on an MLA convoy on March 28, 2015 near Zokhawthiang hamlet on the Mizoram-Manipur border. He was arrested by Assam Rifles personnel from Manipur on October 16, 2015 and was handed over to Mizoram police ...
On April 2, just a day after the Easter Sunday, the Mizoram government and the Hmar People's Convention (Democratic) (HPC(D)) signed, what some have called, a 'historic' peace agreement. The agreement signed by H. Zosangbera, on behalf of the HPC(D), and by the Chief Secretary of Mizoram Arvind ...
The areas will be from Kachurtol in Cachar district to Jesai in Mizoram, Dholchora, Dolaikhal and Lailapur along the inter-state border, Gupta said. The joint verification team was constituted after a meeting between Mizoram and Assam officials at Zophai on March 28 under the chairmanship of Ministry of ...
They will be laying down their arms in the aftermath of the peace accord signed between the group and the Mizoram government on April 2. It took eight years to finalize come to a conclusion and an agreement for a 'settlement' between the government of Mizoram and the Hmar People's Convention ...
All non-Congress and opposition parties in Mizoram have alleged that there was enormous irregularity in the manner the Congress' flagship programme, New Land Use Policy (NLUP), was being implemented. Speaking to reporters at a press conference here, State unit BJP president, Prof. J.V. Hluna ...
Kerala and Mizoram top the list of States, with 100% of households which do not practise open defecation, while Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are at the bottom of the rankings, with less than 44% of such households, The Hindu 's analysis of the raw data generated by a government-commissioned survey finds.
Aizawl: At least 322 people died of HIV/AIDS in Mizoram in 2017, a 30.1 per cent increase over the death toll in 2016-2017, Mizoram health minister Lal Thanzara told the Assembly. In 2016-17, 225 people died of HIV/AIDS while 139 people died in 2015-16. Altogether 1,662 people have died since 2013, ...

Five-time champions Kerala edged out Mizoram 1-0 in the semi-final to book their berth in the final of the 72nd edition of the national championship for the Santosh Trophy at the Mohun Bagan Ground here on Friday. Kerala will face 32-time winners and hosts Bengal in the summit clash on Sunday. Bengal ...
AIZAWL, Mar 28 : The Mizoram Government is working out to implement the 7th Central Pay Commission's recommendations from the next fiscal 2018-19, Mizoram Finance Minister Lalsawta informed the State legislature on Wednesday. Replying to queries from five members, Lalsawta said the ...
The criminal complaint, lodged by Lalhriatrenga Chhangte, who is the deputy controller of mines under the Government of India, accused the chief minister of concealing information about his extended property in Kolkata in his affidavit while filing for nomination in the last Mizoram assembly polls.
Mizoram government employee Hmingtei claimed she was alarmed when she was flooded by text messages asking for “everything – bank account, mobile number – to be linked to Aadhaar”. “Even for salary, government is telling us we need to link Aadhaar,” said Hmingtei, who works at the department of ...
The governments of Mizoram and Assam on Tuesday agreed to maintain status quo in the disputed border area of Kolasib-Hailakandi districts following a visit by officials of both the states and the Centre, a Mizoram official said. “A spot verification was conducted today by officials of both the neighbouring ...
Aizawl: Mizoram finance minister Lalsawta on Wednesday informed the state legislature that the state government intended to implement the seventh central pay commission during 2018-2019. Replying to questions from five members, Lalsawta said that the government had been waiting for the ...
At the Mohun Bagan ground, both Mizoram and Karnataka had their chances and it was only in the 74th minute that Rajesh S scored the winner from close range from a goalmouth melee. Karnataka's win meant Goa's slim chances of making the semi-finals went up in smoke. The Armando Colaco-coached ...
At least four people died due to scrub typhus infection in Mizoram during 2017-2018, Health Minister Lal Thanzara today informed the state Assembly. In a written reply to a question from Dr K Beichhua of the Mizo National Front (MNF) Lal Thanzara said that three people died due to the scrub typhus ...
72 crore for setting up the first and only medical college in Mizoram but the state was yet to receive the entire amount, state health minister Lal Thanzara ... He said that the expenditure incurred for establishment of the medical college, to be named as Mizoram Institute of Medical Education and Research ...
The Government of Assam was represented by Principal Secretary, Home, LS Changsan, Director General (Border), RM Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Hailakandi, Adil Khan, Superintendent of Police, Mohneesh Mishra andwhile the Mizoram side was represented by senior officials of the home department, ...
Of the first batch of students, four have returned to Mizoram while the rest remained in Japan, he said. The state government has paid Rs 165 lakh for the first batch and Rs 442 lakh for the second batch to a Siliguri-based consultancy. The students learnt the Japanese language and found employment, ...
Mizoram's social welfare department would be split into two, with the new unit to be named as women and child development department, the state Assembly was told today. to a query from Lalruatkima of the Mizo National Front (MNF), Urban Development Minister Zodintluanga, who replied in the absence ...
Aizawl, Mar 17 (UNI) RTI activist organisation turned political party PRISM has slammed the Mizoram budget as a vote bank budget and said that it was election ... terming it “election oriented” and a “pro-corporate” exercise aimed at covering up the disastrous effects of the Congress government in Mizoram.
Mizoram Finance Minister Lalsawta on Thursday presented a surplus budget for the 2018-19 fiscal amounting to Rs 9,492.38 crore. He also placed supplementary demands for grants for the current year (2017-18) amounting to Rs 2,286.35 crore in the state legislature. Lalsawta, while presenting the ...
Aizawl: Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla discussed the upcoming chief secretary-level talks on Mizoram-Assam boundary stand-off with his top mandarins late on Thursday evening. On Friday, the state's apex students body, Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) cancelled its statewide strike plan till the talks ...
The share of agriculture and allied services in Mizoram's economy was projected to increase to 26.28 per cent as against 17.66 per cent during 2011-12, according to the Economic Survey Mizoram 2017-18. The survey was on Wednesday laid on the table of the state legislature by Finance Minister ...
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba has convened a meeting of the chief secretaries of Mizoram and Assam on March 20 to resume dialogue on the boundary dispute between the two states in the wake of protests by students. This was conveyed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Mizoram Chief Minister ...
New Delhi: Even as an uneasy calm prevails along the Assam-Mizoram border, anger simmers in Aizawl against the baton charge and gunfire last week by the Assam Police and paramilitary personnel on supporters of Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP). The violence had reportedly injured several supporters of the ...
Mizoram Finance Minister Lalsawta today presented a surplus budget for the 2018-19 fiscal amounting to Rs 9,492.38 crore. He also placed supplementary demands for grants for the current year (2017-18) amounting to Rs 2,286.35 crore in the state legislature. Lalsawta, while presenting the annual ...
Editor's Note: This is part one of a two-part series on the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project in Mizoram envisioned to provide an outlet to and link the landlocked North East to Kolkata through Myanmar. The strategic multi-crore Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project in Mizoram, ...
Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department officials have seized 200 grams of heroin from two places here and arrested two persons, official sources said on Tuesday. The contraband, reportedly smuggled from Myanmar on Monday. It is worth around Rs seven lakh in the local market, the sources said.
Mizoram Governor Lt. Gen. Nirbhay Sharma on Tuesday said massive efforts are on to enable Mizoram to emerge as the “Cleanest State in India and our cities, towns and villages as the cleanest habitation by 2019”. He was addressing the first sitting of the fifteenth session of state legislative assembly.
Mizoram Assembly on Wednesday paid rich tributes to former members of the state legislature J Kapthianga (89) and Lalchunga Chinzah (86) who died on March seven and January 28 this year respectively. Making obituary references on the death of the two leaders while opposition group leader ...
It was estimated at 47.14 per cent in 2016-17, the survey said. The Economic Survey also said that the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) has clocked 12 per cent average annual growth rate during the 2012-13 to 2016-17 fiscals. Mizoram's per capita income for the financial year 2016-17 was projected ...
Mizoram Home Minister R Lalzirliana Lalzirliana informed the Assembly that the Mizoram government had suggested that the deputy commissioners of Hailakandi district in Assam and Kolasib district in Mizoram should hold talks on the border dispute before March 15, but did not receive any response.
Mizoram governor Lt General Nirbhay Sharma on Tuesday said that the state was progressing in various sectors with the government's New Land Use Policy (NLUP) contributing in the decline of jhum area by 31.3 per cent in six years. In his customary gubernatorial address in the state assembly on the first ...
A fire broke out in the air traffic control (ATC) tower at Lengpui Airport in Mizoram, but flight operations would not be affected, a civil aviation official said here. No casualty was reported in the blaze though some equipment were damaged, Deputy Director of State Civil Aviation Saidenga said. The fire was ...
A delegation of the Manipur-based Hmar People's Convention (Democratic) arrived here today for peace parleys with the Mizoram government tomorrow, a senior police officer said. The 11-member delegation was headed by the HPC(D) working chairman Lalthangliana Hmar, he said. Tomorrow's talks ...
In Christian-majority Mizoram as well, MNF is a constituent of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (Neda) and it would not be surprising if it ties up with BJP before or after the election. MNF had been in power for 10 years since 1998 but was widely seen as having failed on the governance front.
“A new regime called Jesus regime will be ushered in Mizoram and our Assembly house will be under complete control of Jesus,” he said. He claimed that his group has large number of supporters across the state. Hlawdo also ruled out the Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) leaders' comment that his group ...
Aizawl: Some activists of the Mizo Students' Union on Friday damaged a makeshift duty post and a checkpost constructed by Assam police near Bairabi on the Mizoram-Assam border, an MSU leader said on Sunday. According to him, they had gone to a spot where the Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), the apex ...
One of the pictures claiming to show the problem of garbage in Bengaluru was taken in Kathmandu by the United States media organisation NPR, and the other showed potholes believed to be from Mizoram, according to IANS. In response to the claims, BJP spokesperson Vamanacharya said the ...
Aizawl: The Mizoram government is gearing up for a four-day festival based on its flagship project - New Land Use Policy (NLUP). The festival is scheduled to begin from March 6 at the state Assembly Annexe here and will conclude on March 9. Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla will inaugurate the ...


 

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