Mizo students protest sacking of governors

Mizo students protest sacking of governors

TNT News AIZAWL: All central government offices in Aizawl, except for the All India Radio, wore deserted look today as Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), the state’s apex students’ body, picketed the offices in protest against frequent transfer and sacking of governors in Mizoram. Black flags were hoisted in the premises of each central government office […]

Mizoram: MSU protests ‘imposed’ school timings

Mizoram: MSU protests ‘imposed’ school timings

TNT News AIZAWL: Activists of Mizo Students’ Union today prevented large number of students in Aizawl, Lunglei and other towns from attending schools in protest against the Mizoram government’s changing of school timings across the state with effect from April 1. MSU claimed the all the parents of students supported the MSU on this issue. The […]

New Mizoram guv sworn in amidst protest

New Mizoram guv sworn in amidst protest

AIZAWL: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, who was assigned to take charge of Mizoram Governor, was sworn-in this at the Raj Bhavan here this afternoon even as students protested that Mizoram is being used as a “dumping ground of unwanted governors” outside the gate. Keshari was the seventh person to take oath as Mizoram […]

Pre-monsoon hailstorm lash Mizoram

TNT News AIZAWL: Pre-monsoon rains, accompanied by hailstorm lashed Mizoram on Saturday, destroying more than one thousand houses in different parts of the state. As per official reports, border Mamit district, central Mizoram’s Serchhip district, Mizoram-Myanmar border Champhai district and south Mizoram’s Lunglei district were hit by the hailstorm leaving a total of more than […]

Mizoram local polls on April 30

Mizoram local polls on April 30

TNT News AIZAWL: The Mizoram state election commission has announced today that elections to the local bodies in the state, excluding the three autonomous district councils in southern Mizoram, would be held on April 30. The existing term of village councils in the six districts, excluding the three ADCs, and the 83 local councils under […]

Centre releases Rs 4.7 Crore to Mizoram for Bru repatriation

Centre releases Rs 4.7 Crore to Mizoram for Bru repatriation

AIZAWL: The Centre has released Rs 4.7 crore to the Mizoram government for the repatriation of over 3,000 Bru families, who were still lodged in the six relief camps in North Tripura district. State additional secretary for home Lalbiakzama said the state government has prepared Road Map-IV for resumption of the Bru repatriation for which […]

Mizoram seeks Manipur’s help to crack down militants

Mizoram seeks Manipur’s help to crack down militants

TNT News AIZAWL: Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla has revealed that he has sent the state chief secretary to Imphal to seek the neighbouring Manipur’s help in cracking down the militants who had ambushed a convoy and killed three Mizoram policemen last Saturday. “The recent spate of militancy in southern Manipur district has threatened peace […]

NIOS Aizawl centre ‘forges’ marksheets, certificates

NIOS Aizawl centre ‘forges’ marksheets, certificates

TNT News AIZAWL: One of the centres for National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) in Aizawl has allegedly sold fake marksheets and certificates to students. Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), Mizoram’s apex students’ body, today filed an FIR with Southern Higher Secondary School at Sikulpuikawn locality in Aizawl, demanding an inquiry into the alleged fake certificates […]