Category Archives: Mizoram

Aizawl: All accused in Gold Robbery case get bail

AIZAWL: The gold robbery case which involved the Commandant of the Aizawl based 39 Assam Rifles, Jasjit Singh along with 10 jawans and others who were arrested for smuggling 52 gold bars worth Rs 14.50 crores has taken a turn ...Read More

Centre to promote use of Hindi in Northeast

Hindi in the Northeast and South India is not as widely used as in other parts of the country but this is apparently going to undergo changes as the Centre has decided to promote the use of Hindi in government ...Read More

74 non-tribals arrested for not having valid ILP in Mizoram

AIZAWL: Police arrested 74 non-tribal people in Aizawl for not having valid Inner Line Permit (ILP), an official press release said today. Of them, 64 people were convicted by the local courts for violating the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation (BEFR), ...Read More

Mizoram: Foundation laid for biggest tourism project

AIZAWL: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla laid the foundation stone of the state's biggest tourism project 'Integrated Development of New Eco-Tourism' at Thenzawl Community Hall yesterday, an official statement today said. Under the project, an 18 hole international standard Golf ...Read More

Mizoram church leaders: “Yoga dilutes Christianity”

MIZORAM: With yoga growing in popularity, there are a number of people from all over the world who are taking an interest in practicing it. However, church leaders from Mizoram are against the practice of yoga as they feel it ...Read More

Mizoram claims to curb corrupt officials with an iron hand

Mizoram has been reeling under the burden of corrupt officials for many years now. On November 2014, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla read out before the state assembly the names, designation and charges against 25 gazetted officers in Mizoram — ...Read More

Gold smuggling case: Assam Rifles Colonel granted bail

AIZAWL: An Aizwal court granted interim bail of 60 days to Commandant of the Aizawl-based 39th battalion of the Assam Rifles citing ‘health grounds’. The Colonel was facing trouble using Indian style commode while in jail due to his physical ...Read More

Repeal AFSPA appeals Mizo Students’ body

The draconian law Armed Forces (Special Powers) Acts (AFSPA) which has always seen as a threat to the indigenous population. The Union government places this deterrent act to those areas which are sensitive. Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) (Mizo Student's Federation) ...Read More

DU online UG admissions begin today; all online

NEW DELHI: The Delhi University had on Tuesday announced admissions to undergraduate (UG) courses for 2016-17 will be fully online while some more changes in the norms have been made. For two years, the university has been conducting online (entrance-based) ...Read More