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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mizoram: 3 policemen killed, 5 injured in militants ambush

Mizoram: 3 policemen killed, 5 injured in militants ambush

TNT NEWS AIZAWL: Three policemen were killed and five others injured when militants, suspected to be cadres of Manipur-based Hmar People’s Convention-Democratic, ambushed a convoy of three MLAs, in northern Mizoram bordering Manipur and Assam around 9:00 am Saturday. Sub-inspector K Zoramthara, officer-in-charge of Sakawrdai police station, driver Chuailova and constable Hmangaihmawia, who were travelling […]

Mizoram Governor Aziz Qureshi sacked

Mizoram Governor Aziz Qureshi sacked

  TNT News NEW DELHI: Mizoram Governor Aziz Qureshi was sacked on Saturday, the authorities said. President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday directed that “Aziz Qureshi shall cease to hold the office of the governor of Mizoram and appointed Keshari Nath Tripathi, governor of West Bengal, to discharge the functions of the governor of Mizoram”, an […]

‘Act East Policy’ for better relations and developments of NE

‘Act East Policy’ for better relations and developments of NE

TNT News AIZAWL: Union minister of state for commerce & industry Nirmala Sitharaman said today Prime Minister Narendra Modi has converted the Look East policy into Act East policy, as she inaugurated a land customs station at the Indo-Myanmar border trade centre at Zokhawthar in Champhai district of Mizoram, about 217 kms from here. Soon as […]

Mizoram village observes Gur festival

Mizoram village observes Gur festival

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 festival as chief guest said that with the lifting of total prohibition of liquor in […]

Mizoram: Governor tours Kolasib

Mizoram: Governor tours Kolasib

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, NGO leaders and media persons from Kolasib district at the Kolasib’s circuit house. During his […]