Category Archives: Mizoram

Mizoram budget tabled; economy expected to grow at 8.4%

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TNT News AIZAWL: For two consecutive years, Mizoram finance minister Lalsawta today tabled an interim budget for the first four months of 2015-16 fiscal, amounting to Rs 3,277.22 crore. Lalsawta, also presented Rs 2,154.90 crore supplementary demands for the current ...Read More

Mizoram set to import 50 piglets from England

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AIZAWL: Mizoram government has planned to purchase around 50 piglets from England for Rs 98,000 each, the state Assembly was informed today. Mizoram Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Minister C Ngunlianchunga said that the government intended to purchase pure breed large ...Read More

Mizoram: Pastor’s appointment in MPSC stirs controversy

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TNT News AIZAWL: The appointment of a Mizoram Presbyterian Church leader as member of Mizoram Public Service Commission became a hot topic in the social media today. Though the appointment is made to be official, Rev Zosangliana Colney, an ordained ...Read More

New Land Use Policy will continue in Mizoram says Governor Qureshi

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Mizoram Governor Dr Aziz Qureshi said the New Land Use Policy (NLUP), the flagship programme of the ruling Congress in the state, would continue despite demand from some quarters to stop it. In his customary address in the state assembly ...Read More

Just one liquor shop to quench Aizawl thirst

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TNT News AIZAWL: After 18 years of dry law, a wine shop finally came up in Aizawl. Five of six localities in Aizawl identified by the govenment have objected to the government's plan by a self-appointed social defenders led by the ...Read More

Mizoram’s move to sell liquor faces obstacles

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TNT News AIZAWL: The Mizoram government’s plan to sell liquor from March 16 has run into major obstacle as the localities identified for opening wine shops have opposed to the move. The government has planned to set up six liquor ...Read More

Mizoram village observes Gur festival

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AIZAWL: Khawlailung village today observed the first ever Kurtai (gur/jaggery) Festival in Mizoram to celebrate the bumper harvest they have made from the 100-year-old sugarcane cultivation in the village in central Mizoram’s Serchhip district. Agriculture minister R Lalzirliana, who graced the ...Read More

Mizoram: Governor tours Kolasib

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TNT NEWS AIZAWL: In his maiden official tour, Mizoram Governor Dr Aziz Qureshi, yesterday toured Kolasib district and inspected the yet-to-be-commissioned 12MW Serlui B hydel project near Bilkhawthlir town. Later in the evening, the Governor also interacted with top officials, ...Read More

Mizoram: 628 Bru families to return to Kolasib

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TNT NEWS AIZAWL: Of the 35,000-odd Bru refugees living in Tripura relief camps, about 628 families belong to Kolasib district in northern Mizoram bordering Tripura and Assam. A district level meeting chaired by Kolasib additional DC Lalfela Sailo chalked out ...Read More


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