Assam districts launch indefinite economic blockade on Mizoram

Assam districts launch indefinite economic blockade on Mizoram

  TNT News AIZAWL: Several groups in southern Assam’s Cachar and Hailakandi districts launched an indefinite economic blockade on Mizoram from Monday morning, in retaliation to the ongoing crackdown on ‘illegal’ non-tribal traders carried out by the students’ body Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP). A large number of vehicles were stranded on national highways 54 and […]

Mizo students call off protest over school timings

Mizo students call off protest over school timings

  TNT News AIZAWl: The Mizo Students Union has called off its protest, which have lasted for more than a week now, against the new school timing after “reaching into an agreement” with the government. MSU president P C Lalrinhlua said that the union and the state government made an agreement according to which the […]

Centre orders Mizoram to implement Food Security Act by Sept 30

Centre orders Mizoram to implement Food Security Act by Sept 30

  AIZAWL: The Centre has given Mizoram government the deadline of September 30, 2015 to implement the Food Security Act, an official of the state Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs department said. John Tanpuia, Deputy Director of the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, however, said that there has been no replies from the […]

Constant rainstorms disrupt normal life in Tripura, Mizoram

Constant rainstorms disrupt normal life in Tripura, Mizoram

  AIZAWL: Overnight seasonal cyclonic rains and thunder storms has disrupted power supply and surface transport movement besides damaging a large number of houses in Mizoram and Tripura, according to reports. Damage to over 1,000 houses, crops and vehicles was also reported while at least 15 people were seriously injured in different parts of Tripura […]

52nd Raising Day of 101 Area celebrated in Shillong

52nd Raising Day of 101 Area celebrated in Shillong

  TNT News SHILLONG: The 52nd Raising Day of 101 Area was celebrated with traditional military elan and fervour on  April 22 in Shillong. Headquarters 101 Area was raised in 1963; initially named as Headquarters 101 Communication Zone, for provision of logistic support to the field formations which had moved to the North East Region […]

Tripura likely to turn internet gateway for South East Asia

Tripura likely to turn internet gateway for South East Asia

  TNT News AGARTALA: With new advancements coming in bilateral agreements between India and Bangladesh through the Northeast, Tripura could be the next gateway to South-East Asia, Middle East and even Western Europe through Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh for internet connectivity. BSNL, earlier proposed positioning of optical cables at zero point along the India-Bangladesh border. […]

Swine flu contained in Mizoram, no fresh case

Swine flu contained in Mizoram, no fresh case

  AIZAWL: With no fresh case of swine flu being detected in Mizoram in the last few weeks, H1N1 virus has now been contained in the state. However, people entering into the state were being screened as a precaution, a senior health official said. Of the 30 samples sent to Kolkata’s National Institute of Cholera […]

Mizoram govt reluctant to hold talks with HPC(D)

Mizoram govt reluctant to hold talks with HPC(D)

AIZAWl: Mizoram Home Minister R Lalzirliana said today the state government does not have any intention to hold talks with the Manipur-based Hmar People’s Convention (Democrats), citing that the outfit could not be trusted. “The government does not have any intention to have parleys with the outfit, rather we would reply them in the language […]

Mizoram: Disturbed Areas bill to be introduced

Mizoram: Disturbed Areas bill to be introduced

AIZAWL: Mizoram Home Minister R Lalzirliana has revealed that a law to declare Mizoram’s northern regions bordering Manipur a “disturbed area” is set to be introduced in the next assembly session but the government will not invoke the Armed Forces Special Powers Act there. Lalzirliana indicated that the government will move even quicker to declare […]