Mizoram: Smuggled gold biscuits of foreign origin seized from former legislator’s son

Mizoram: Smuggled gold biscuits of foreign origin seized from former legislator’s son

Aizawl Feb 5,2018: Sleuths have seized 40 gold biscuits of foreign origin smuggled into India and valued at Rs 2.16 crore in the international market from the son of a former Mizoram lawmaker, a Directorate of Revenue Intelligence statement said on Sunday. The gold biscuits smuggled out of Myanmar and weighing 6.64 kg were found […]

Mizoram: Kin of MLA arrested for smuggling

Mizoram: Kin of MLA arrested for smuggling

AIZAWL, February 5, 2018: Officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Kolkata Zonal Unit apprehended 24-year-old man and son of former MLA from Burrabazar area on 4 February. Forty pieces of gold biscuits of foreign origin smuggled into India from Myanmar through the North East weighing 6.64 kg valued at Rs 2.16 crores has been […]

Mizoram’s A. Zakia to receive Padma Shri Award

Mizoram’s A. Zakia to receive Padma Shri Award

AIZAWL | January 30, 2018 Meet A. Zakia, a prominent literari hailing from southern Mizoram’ Siaha town has been selected for Padma Shri Award, one of the highest civilian awards of the country, for his outstanding contribution to Mara literature and journalism. He is the first among the Mara tribe in southern Mizoram to receive […]

Mizoram: Preparation on for repatriation of over 32,000 Brus in March

Mizoram: Preparation on for repatriation of over 32,000 Brus in March

AIZAWL, January 29, 2018: Mizoram government has started preparation to repatriate over 32,000 Bru people from six relief camps in neighbouring Tripura from the first week of March, additional secretary to state home department Lalbiakzama today said. The Centre has released Rs 7.9 crore as first installment for the repatriation expenditure, while the state government […]

Mizoram Governor thanks media and others on R-day for maintaining peace in the state

Mizoram Governor thanks media and others on R-day for maintaining peace in the state

Aizawl, January 26, 2018: Mizoram Governor, Nirbhay Sharma today congratulated the people of the state, NGOs, religious institutions and media for being committed to protect peace and harmony. Addressing the 69th Republic Day function at the Assam Rifles ground after unfurling the tricolour, Sharma said that the collective efforts of law enforcing agencies and the […]

Land Mines in Mizoram-Myanmar border cause rising casualties

Land Mines in Mizoram-Myanmar border cause rising casualties

AIZAWL, January 25, 2018: Assam Rifles personnel have sent their bomb disposal squad to areas bordering Myanmar in Lawngtlai district after a villager was killed and another injured by landmines, an official said today. Deputy Commissioner of Lawngtlai district, Arun T told newsmen that Assam Rifles have sent their bomb disposal squad to search for […]

Mizoram all set to construct ‘Asia’s Longest Ropeway’

Mizoram all set to construct ‘Asia’s Longest Ropeway’

AIZAWL, January 23, 2018: Mizoram is making an all out effort to construct the longest ropeway in Asia, State Tourism minister John Rotluangliana said. While paying a spot visit to the proposed ‘Ropeway’ Cable Car landing station at Durtlang, the minister said the proposed ropeway will be constructed between Durtlang and Tourist Lodge at Chaltlang […]