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5K displaced Mizoram tribal voters enrolled in Tripura electoral rolls

Agartala/Aizawl |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Around 5,010 people out of the 37,136 displaced Reang tribals, who migrated from Mizoram 25 years ago following ethnic troubles, were enrolled in the electoral lists of Tripura, officials said here on Wednesday.... read..
 

Trouble simmers in Mizoram as Myanmar refugee numbers swell to 30.4K

Aizawl |Sunday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
A small section of the 30,401 Myanmar nationals, who have taken shelter in Mizoram in different phases since the military junta seized power in February last year, are trying to purchase lands and conduct petty business, or opening shops forced the state ... read..
 

Mizoram police caution people against recruitment by agents along Myanmar border

Aizawl |Saturday, 2022 5:15:13 AM IST
Mizoram police on Friday asked people to remain cautious against recruitment of Indians by the unauthorised agents along the areas bordering Myanmar.... read..
 

Police seize contraband drugs worth more than Rs 84 crore in Mizoram's Champhai district

Champhai (Mizoram) | September 23, 2022 5:29:38 PM IST
Police recovered and seized a large quantity of contraband drugs worth more than Rs 84 crore in Mizoram's Champhai district, said Mizoram police.... read..
 

Assam Rifles seize arms bound for Myanmar in Mizoram, 7 held

Aizawl |Thursday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Assam Rifles troopers on Wednesday seized a quantity of arms and war-like items bound for Myanmar from Mizoram's Siaha district and arrested seven people, including five Myanmar nationals, a defence official said.... read..
 

Assam, Mizoram CM decide to form committee to resolve border disputes

New Delhi/Aizawl |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Mizoram counterpart Zoramthanga held a meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday and discussed the ways and means for lasting solutions to the disputes along their states' 164.6-km-long border.... read..
 

Foreign-origin cigarettes worth over Rs 10 lakh seized in Mizoram

Champhai (Mizoram) | September 21, 2022 9:27:27 PM IST
Assam Rifles seized a huge consignment of foreign-made cigarettes estimated to be worth over Rs 10 lakh in Mizoram's Champhai district on Wednesday.... read..
 

Major General VK Nambiar, Mizoram governor Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati discuss situation across Indo-Myanmar border

Aizwal (Mizoram) | September 20, 2022 5:29:05 PM IST
Major General VK Nambiar, YSM, SM Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) today interacted with the Governor of Mizoram Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati at the Raj Bhavan.... read..
 

Earthquake of 4.0 magnitude hits Mizoram's Champhai

Champhai (Mizoram) | September 7, 2022 2:58:07 AM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale struck 50 km east of Champhai in Mizoram, according to the National Centre for Seismology on Wednesday.... read..
 

Sairang-Hmawngbuchhuah railway project in NE to be revived soon

Guwahati/Aizawl |Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) would link Myanmar border by rail through Manipur and Mizoram, officials said on Saturday.... read..
 

Assam Rifles recovers war like stores, one person apprehended

Aizawl (Mizoram) | September 2, 2022 2:27:43 PM IST
Troops of Assam Rifles on Thursday recovered weapons and warlike stores (necessary equipment used in battle, weapons and ammunition) in Mizoram's Champhai district and apprehended one person, officials said.... read..
 

Mizoram teacher suspended for stripping off girl student's uniform

Aizawl |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:11 AM IST
A woman teacher, who allegedly stripped off the uniform of six-year-old girl student at a government school in Mizoram's Lunglei district and sent her home, was also suspended from service on Monday, officials said.... read..
 

Exotic animals smuggled from Myanmar seized in Mizoram; 2 held

Aizawl |Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The Mizoram Police has rescued nine exotic wildlife animals, suspected to be smuggled from Myanmar, and detained two persons in the state's Kolasib district in this connection, an official said on Thursday.... read..
 

Myanmar national among two held in major drug bust: Mizoram Police

Aizawl (Mizoram) | August 23, 2022 4:59:36 PM IST
The Special Narcotics Cell of the Mizoram Police seized 2.7 kilograms of heroin in the Kolasib district on Monday night and arrested two persons including a Myanmar national, police said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Mizoram CM's daughter assaults doctor in viral video, father apologises

Aizawl (Mizoram) | August 21, 2022 8:28:30 PM IST
Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga tendered a public apology after her daughter Milari Chhangte was seen assaulting a doctor at a clinic in Aizawl in a viral video.... read..
 

Mizoram launches flagship scheme to uplift livelihood of 60,000 beneficiaries

Aizawl |Saturday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Friday launched a family oriented flagship scheme -- 'Socio Economic Development Programme (SEDP)' - to uplift the livelihood of 60,000 beneficiaries across the state.... read..
 

Seizure of drugs, exotic animals makes Mizoram enter 'World Book of Records'

Aizawl |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
With the disposal of huge quantities of drugs and seizure of large consignments of smuggled exotic animals, Mizoram Police has entered the two prestigious Gold Editions of 'World Book of Records', officials said here on Tuesday.... read..
 

Mizoram: Detoxification camp for cops on alcoholism, substance abuse

Aizawl |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The Mizoram Police have undertaken Detoxification and Rehabilitation Camping for around 340 police personnel who were found to be suffering from various medical ailments due alcoholism and other substance abuse, officials said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Assam, Mizoram hold ministerial-level meeting over border disputes

Aizawl |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
A ministerial level meeting between Assam and Mizoram was held in Aizawl on Tuesday to evolve strategies for a lasting solution to the inter-state border disputes between the two northeastern states.... read..
 

More foreign cigarettes, smuggled from Myanmar, seized in Mizoram

Aizawl |Monday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Assam Rifles troopers have seized foreign cigarettes, valued at Rs 3.25 crore, in Mizoram, within 24 hours after the seizure of foreign cigarettes, valued at Rs 1.04 crore, being smuggled from Myanmar, officials said on Sunday.... read..
 

Assam Rifles, Mizoram police seize drugs worth Rs 28.50 lakh, two held

Champhai (Mizoram) | July 26, 2022 11:28:15 PM IST
Security forces recovered a huge quantity of contraband drugs worth Rs 28.50 lakh and apprehended two drug peddlers in Mizoram's Champhai district.... read..
 

Prevalence of tobacco use in Mizoram as high as 77.1%: Study

Aizawl |Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
A joint survey of ICMR-NCDIR has found that the prevalence of tobacco use (smoked and smokeless) in Mizoram is as high as 77.1 per cent, with the use of smokeless tobacco higher at 54.1 per cent as compared to smoked tobacco at 43.6 per cent.... read..
 

EC shifts names of tribals from Mizoram voters list to Tripura's rolls

Aizawl/Agartala |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Election Commission has started deleting names of Reang tribals from the electoral list of Mizoram after the displaced tribals were settled in different districts of Tripura and will include these in the latter state'svoters' list, officials said on M... read..
 

NDA Presidential candidate Murmu ends 3-day campaign in NE states (Ld)

Guwahati/Aizawl |Friday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
On the last leg of her three-day tour to seven of the eight northeastern states, NDA Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu on Thursday campaigned in Assam and Mizoram for the July 18 Presidential poll.... read..
 

NDA Presidential candidate Murmu ends 3-day campaign in NE states

Guwahati/Aizawl |Friday, 2022 1:45:16 AM IST
On the last leg of her three-day tour to seven of the eight northeastern states, NDA Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu on Thursday campaigned in Assam and Mizoram for the July 18 Presidential poll.... read..
 

Tripura terror group chief held in Mizoram

Aizawl/Agartala |Thursday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
In a major blow to the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT), the Assam Rifles and Mizoram Police, in a joint operation, apprehended its chief Jacob Hrangkhawl from Aizawl on Wednesday, officials said.... read..
 

Smuggled drugs, cigarettes seized in Mizoram

Aizawl |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Assam Rifles have, in two separate operations in Mizoram, seized foreign cigarettes and drugs (methamphetamine tablets), valued at around Rs 4 crore, after these were smuggled in from neighbouring Myanmar, officials said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Aizwal-based Youth Association to deliver drinking water to Assam flood-affected victims

Aizwal (Mizoram) | June 26, 2022 11:56:33 PM IST
As Assam is affected due to floods, Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Sunday said that the Central Young Mizo Association are on their way to deliver drinking waters to the neighbouring state.... read..
 

Mizoram logs 55 new COVID-19 cases, positivity rate at 23.61 pc

Aizwal (Mizoram) | June 26, 2022 10:25:39 AM IST
Mizoram reported 55 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the positivity rate to 23.61 per cent, informed the state Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) on Sunday.... read..
 

Seized drugs valued at Rs 2,362cr burnt in Mizoram

Aizawl |Saturday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
The Mizoram Police on Friday at a public function burnt various smuggled and seized drugs valued at Rs 2,362 crore in the international market, officials said.... read..
 

Foreign cigarettes smuggled from Myanmar seized in Mizoram

Aizawl |Monday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
Assam Rifles troopers have seized foreign origin cigarettes, valued at around Rs 2.35 crore in Mizoram after these were smuggled in from Myanmar, officials said on Sunday.... read..
 

Two apprehended with over 200 grams heroin in Mizoram

Lunglei (Mizoram) | June 5, 2022 11:54:57 AM IST
In a major crackdown against the drug menace, Mizoram Police on Sunday seized 222 grams of heroin worth approximately Rs 1.11 crore in the international market from the outskirt of Sateek village in Lunglei district and apprehended two persons for the sam... read..
 

468 exotic animals seized in Mizoram, 5 held

Aizawl |Friday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
A total of 468 endangered exotic animals, smuggled from neighbouring Myanmar, were seized by police and wildlife enforcement agencies in Mizoram, and five people arrested in this connection, officials said on Thursday.... read..
 

Assam Rifles seizes foreign-origin cigarettes worth over Rs 23 crore in Mizoram

Champhai (Mizoram) | May 27, 2022 11:25:05 PM IST
Troops of the Assam Rifles seized a huge consignment of foreign-origin cigarettes estimated to be worth over Rs 23 crore in Mizoram's Champhai district on Friday.... read..
 

Tripura, Mizoram approach MEA to ferry essentials via Bangladesh

Agartala/Aizawl |Monday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Tripura and Mizoram have approached the External Affairs Ministry to bring essential supplies and transport fuels via Bangladesh as the rail links have been cut off for the past nine days.... read..
 

Panic over essential items as key NE rail link remains snapped National

Guwahati/Agartala/Aizawl |Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Apprehension on availability of essentials, transport fuel and vegetables grips the people of certain parts of the northeastern region as the solitary railway line through Assam's Dima Hasao district connecting Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and southern Assam... read..
 

Mizoram, Sikkim, Tripura cause least plastic waste, says President

Aizawl |Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday praised the people of Mizoram, Sikkim, and Tripura for generating the least plastic waste as per a study by NITI Aayog, terming it a good example of responsible consumption and production.... read..
 

Over 83% turnout in Mizoram tribal autonomous body polls

Aizawl |Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Over 83.77 per cent of the 42,342 voters on Thursday cast their ballots to elect 25 members of the Mara Autonomous District Council (MADC) in Mizoram's Siaha district, officials said.... read..
 

Mizoram to boost eco-tourism to conserve environment, enhance livelihoods

Aizawl |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Mizoram government has taken steps to promote eco-tourism to boost sustainability, conservation of the environment and enhance livelihoods as the northeastern state has abundant resources of forest, rich and rare varieties of flora and fauna and ideal... read..
 

Arms haul seized in Mizoram, 4 held

Aizawl |Monday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
In one of the biggest arms seizure in Mizoram, Assam Rifles on Sunday seized a large cache of arms, ammunition and explosives, including 24,000 gelatine sticks (weighing 3,000 kg) and detained four people in this connection, officials said.... read..
 

Assam Rifles recover huge cache of weapons, war-like stores in Mizoram

Aizawl (Mizoram) | May 1, 2022 5:54:15 PM IST
Assam Rifles on Sunday recovered a huge cache of weapons and war-like stores during an operation near Kelsih, 19 km South of Aizawl district.... read..
 

Mizoram records 99 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Aizawl (Mizoram) | April 29, 2022 9:24:03 AM IST
Mizoram recorded 99 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, informed the state Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) on Friday.... read..
 

Mizoram reports 107 new COVID-19 cases

Aizawl (Mizoram) | April 25, 2022 10:23:16 AM IST
Mizoram added 107 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the state health department informed.... read..
 

B'desh keen to boost trades, economic activities with NE India : Officials

Agartala/Aizawl |Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Bangladesh has been keen to further increase its trade and economic activities with India's northeastern states and its Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi will visit Mizoram on Friday to supervise the infrastructure along the border, officials said on Wednesda... read..
 

Mizoram Police conducts training for bomb disposal team in Vairengte

Vairengte (Mizoram) | April 16, 2022 11:53:54 PM IST
Mizoram Police conducted two weeks of training for the bomb disposal team at the Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School (CIJWS) in Mizoram's Vairengte town from April 4 to 16.... read..
 

Mizoram reports 123 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs

Aizawl (Mizoram) | April 8, 2022 9:53:44 AM IST
Mizoram reported 123 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state's tally to 2,25,336, said the state health department on Friday.... read..
 

Assam Rifles conducts motivational lecture; encourages youth to prepare for joining Armed forces

Champhai (Mizoram) | April 5, 2022 12:23:21 PM IST
With an aim to educate and encourage the locals to prepare for joining security forces, Assam Rifles conducted a motivational lecture at Vaphai village of Champhai district on Monday.... read..
 

Aizawl to become 4th state capital in NE to have rail link

Aizawl |Monday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Another northeastern state capital would have railway connectivity next year as the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is laying the new Broad Gauge (BG) track up to Mizoram's Sairang, about 20 km from the capital city Aizawl, officials said here on Sunday.... read..
 

3.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Mizoram

Thenzawl (Mizoram) | March 24, 2022 3:22:29 PM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale jolted the South of Thenzawl on Thursday, informed the National Center for Seismology (NCS).... read..
 

Two held in Mizoram for threatening to kill CM, MLA, others

Aizawl |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Two men have been arrested in Mizoram for threatening to kill Chief Minister Zoramthanga, an MLA, and others, over fake Facebook accounts, police said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Assam Rifles recovers miniature rifle, pistol in Mizoram's Aizawl

Aizawl (Mizoram) | March 12, 2022 7:52:02 PM IST
Troops of Assam Rifles have recovered two weapons and ammunition in Mizoram's Aizawl, as informed by the officials. A press statement issued by the PRO of IGAR(East) stated that "In its crusade against smuggling activities, Aizawl Battalion of Headquarter... read..
 
 
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