Category Archives: Mizoram

Mizoram Synod puts on hold Liquor Licence Holders

AIZAWL: Mizoram Synod, the highest executive body of Presbyterian Church, the largest denomination in Mizoram resolved that it would not allow any church members holding liquor licence and liquor to do ministry and perform religious rites. The 92nd general conference ...Read More

Mizo engineering student found dead in Shamli

An engineering student from Mizoram was found dead with injuries on the body in Jhinjhana town of neighbouring Shamli district. The victim was identified as Champkriyan, a B Techstudent hailing from Mizoram, police said today. The body with injury marks was found near ...Read More

Don’t visit us during Christmas, New Year: Mizoram to non-state VIPs

NEW DELHI: Mizoram, where Christians are in a majority, has formally requested all VIPs, dignitaries and officers planning an official visit to the state between December 14 and January 8 to defer their programmes in view of "Christmas and New Year ...Read More

3000 tribal children to be trained by Aizawl Football Club

AIZAWL: 3,000 tribal children in the age group of 6 -14 will be trained by the Aizawl Football Club. The programme which will kick-off in February 2016 is planned as a three-year cycle. Funded by the Tata Trusts, the North ...Read More

Mizoram puts bounty for information on militants

AIZAWL: 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 ...Read More

Mizo Students Shine In NASA Space Programme

  The US Space and Rocket Center, NASA’s official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center, (Huntsville, US) organized The Advanced Space Academy Programme from November 15 to 20 at the U.S.S.R.C where sixteen students from Mizoram took part. ...Read More

Mizoram bans sales and import of ‘Aisen’ turmeric powder

The Mizoram Health and Family Welfare department has banned the sale and import of a reddish variety of turmeric powder being imported from the neighbouring country of Myanmar after the State Public Health Laboratory found the powder "unsafe for consumption" ...Read More

Congress secures victory in Mizoram Assembly seat

AIZAWL: Former Mizoram health minister Lal Thanzara of Congress was declared elected in the bypoll to Aizawl North-III Assembly seat with a thumping majority. Lal Thanzara scored 6,175 votes followed by Vanlalvena who bagged 2,790 votes, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ...Read More

After 18 years, ban on booze lifted in Mizoram

After 18 years of prohibition, residents of the North Eastern Indian State of Mizoram are now allowed to buy alcohol again. In October, Home and Excise Minister R Lalzirliana said the State has so far issued permits to 56,631 people ...Read More

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