The Railways hopes to reach all state capitals in the Northeast by March 2020.
The ZNP also held a minute of silence to mourn all those who lost their lives during the insurgency years (which includes civilians, officials and insurgents).
The Gauhati HC on Wednesday passed an interim stay order against the new selection criteria.
The student body demanded first preference should be given to students from the ethnic Zo community, which forms a majority in the state.
Hilly Mizoram's capital city will be on India's railway map in the next three years as line construction between Bairabi, a village on the Assam-Mizoram border and Sairang, a village 27 kms by road west of Aizawl, is set to be completed by then, a senior railway official said Tuesday.
It is a unique way to buy and sell, a novel kind of grassroots commerce, an indigenously developed small-scale agricultural marketing technique even.
Rotluangliana's comment comes even as Mizoram's church leaders have asked Mizo Christians to not observe Yoga day because it falls on Sunday, a holy day for Christians.
West Bengal will hold an event in Kolkata’s Netaji Indoor Stadium with representatives of a various yoga, health and meditation agencies.
No Bru tribal responded to the Supreme Court-monitored repatriation process on the fourth and final day of the verification process at Tripura's Khakchangpara relief camp on Thursday.
The Minister of State visited Mizoram earlier this week on an official trip, and also met with the state’s BJP leaders in Aizawl.
Mizoram officials who began camping at Khakchangpara on Monday to verify displaced Brus who want to return home have found none turning up there either.
The process of repatriation of displaced Bru tribals from Tripura to Mizoram that began in 2010 is set to be wound up. But like earlier attempts, this phase too has seen little success.
The Mizos of Tamu went out of their way, the group says, to ensure they were not jailed and a formal case was not registered. It helped that the elected representative of Tamu was, till his recent demise, a Mizo. The local Mizos also bargained with the authorities to be allowed to feed the detained group
Following the lifting of prohibition, the vineyard growers’ societies of Mizoram, who also own the twin wineries at Champhai and Hnahlan, have suffered a huge hit.
Tens of thousands of Bru tribals fled Mizoram in 1997 following ethnic violence between them and the majority Mizos.
The group, including four minors and seven women, are all members of a religious sect that lives in Tlangsam village near the eastern town of Champhai close to the border with Myanmar.
The seizure (which took place around 11 pm) follows an earlier haul of 58,800 methamphetamine tablets with a street value of Rs 1.76 crores at Thingdawl.
He is accused of having broken into a house and stealing a policeman’s service pistol a week before last Christmas, and was also involved in a house break-in less than two months later where he stole a laptop.
The ACB had filed criminal charges against the 16 engineers at the Aizawl district court on the directions of the Gauhati High Court, which ordered a probe into the alleged scam within six months.
The inspector, the Home Minister has said, is allegedly "hand-in-glove" with the group and even transported several hundred rounds of ammunition for the militants when he conducted a spot visit on May 21.
The seizure and arrests took place on Wednesday night at a hotel in the city and the accused have been presented before a special narcotics court.
Mizoram's Anti-Corruption Bureau has begun criminal investigations against 16 government engineers, including three who have retired, for allegedly swindling Rs 933 lakhs while building two mini-hydel projects.
This country is a multi-racial, multi-religious, multi-communal country. We must respect each other’s practices said Rijiju.
Mizoram has seen eight governors of the state in last ten months.
The LADC is an autonomous tribal district under the sixth schedule of the Indian Constitution, and is located in Mizoram's southern periphery bordering Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Mizoram officials will undertake the first verification process in Kaskau relief camp.
Ajeet Kumar Rai, 25, was a rifleman with the 39th Assam Rifles and was posted at the battalion’s camp at Mimbung in eastern Mizoram.
Radiant Manufacturers CEO Bheeshma Chand said the grape juice concentrate will be used to make red sparkling wine.
H D Lalhmangaiha and Lalringthanga were arrested in the first week of August 2014 for their roles in setting off five blasts in various parts of Aizawl that caused damages worth several lakhs but which led to no human casualties.
Since it first came to power in 1977, the CPM had seen a hiatus of only one term, between 1988 and 1993.
Even though Mizoram’s capital Aizawl is not far away, few travellers embark on the half-hour trek from the picture-postcard Reiek and Ailawng villages to the mountain-top.
The new timings have upset traditional schedules and led to considerable debate.
Volunteers working for a revived anti-narcotics cell has rounded up huge bulks of Heroin, which is estimated to simultaneously intoxicate 1.5 lakh people in Aizawl.
At least two of these six wanted men are residents of Manipur.
Mizoram has for the past three decades been one of the country’s most peaceful states.
The men have initially been charged under extortion cases in two northern Mizoram villages from last year.