Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014

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A Farewell to Siang: A road trip along the Siang Valley
Sun, Dec 21, 2014

The mighty river which flows through Arunachal Pradesh will soon be tamed with numerous dams. A road trip along the Siang Valley to see how the dams will change the landscape and lives.

Ex-minister’s wife found murdered
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

A deep cut inflicted by a sharp object was found on the left side of her neck.

To Catch a Feast
Sun, Dec 14, 2014

A hunt, a trap, a chase, Christmas in rural Mizoram is still done the old way.

Container of preserved bones in cave-tomb found broken, scattered in eastern Mizoram
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

According to the society, the human bones at Lamsial Puk have been scientifically dated to be from the mid-17th century.

Contracts worth Rs 149 crores awarded without tenders in Mizoram
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Many of the entities in the list worked multiple contracts worth a total of more than a crore Rupees each over several years.

Mizoram CM names and shames 25 gazetted officers with corruption cases
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

The officers are currently being investigated by the vigilance department on various corruption charges.

Slicing off 1,000 km, to bring Mizoram closer to the world
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

Mizoram is set to come closer to the rest of India and the world with a new road linking it to Myanmar, and onward to Kolkata. But there are challenges.

This Mizoram village knew no crime — until a teacher’s arrest for molesting 27
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

According to parents of the victims, Lalhmingmawia would ask those who did not know their lessons to stay back for extra classes.

Mizoram teacher who ‘molested’ 32 girls over 3 years arrested
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

Lalhmingmawia molested up to 32 girls aged between eight and 12 years old over the past three years.

‘Being a woman should not be a drawback’
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

Says Mizoram’s first woman chief secy who retired Oct 31; is now state top poll officer

Meet Tochhong, the first Mizo woman to join IAS
Sun, Nov 02, 2014

On October 31, she completed her last day in office after a career spent serving in Maharashtra, Goa, Delhi and Mizoram.

Internal elections unlikely to change Mizo National Front leadership line-up
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Both Zoramthanga and Tawnluia were re-nominated without any contestants for the post of party president and senior vice president respectively.

First consignments of rice enter Aizawl godowns; FCI plans to import from Myanmar remains in limbo
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Ahead of the six month railway mega-block that will cut off vital supplies to two North-Eastern states, the first consignment of rice enter Aizawl godowns..

Mizoram: ZNP worker arrested for extortion bid
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Investigators said Jacob called up S T Khama on his mobile phone in mid-October and asked him to pay Rs 20 lakh to their “outfit”.

More than 1500 people diagnosed with tuberculosis in Mizoram
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

42 people have been identified as patients suffering from both TB and HIV.

High-level functionary of political party’s youth wing arrested in Rs 20 lakh extortion bid
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

The party worker has been arrested for threatening an Aizawl resident to pay Rs 20 lakh. However, the ZNP denied its involvement.

Tripura medical college loses half PG courses, three de-recognized by MCI
Mon, Oct 27, 2014

General Surgery had already been de-recognised in August, following the same fate as the college’s Anaesthesia and Radio Diagnosis courses.

Mizoram CM: Won’t stop speaking against racism
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

Lal Thanhawla had last week said in Guwahati that continued attacks on people from the Northeast might lead to “communalism and even secessionism”.

Mizoram: No male vasectomy compared to over 2100 women undergoing contraception procedures in 6 months, says report
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Of the women who underwent contraceptive procedures, 857 underwent medical sterilisation while the rest employed the temporary copper-T procedure.

Footballer dies from injury sustained during goal celebrations
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Peter Biaksangzuala, native of Khawzawl, played as mid-fielder for Bethlehem Vengthlang FC.

Life in Flashback: An exhibition uncovers little-known history of Mizo people
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The duo’s ethnological photo exhibition of a few score images, titled “The Camera as Witness: Capturing Mizo Pasts”, and a book with several hundred more images is a pioneering effort.

11 kidnapped at gunpoint in western Mizoram, whisked away into eastern jungles of Bangladesh
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

This is the fourth kidnapping incident in this particular border area, where up to four BSF camps are located, since the beginning of 2013, and the second so far this year.

UN pledges USD 4 million for Mizoram livelihood project
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

The project would include issues like food security, livelihood, income generation and eco-system preservation.

Two Mizoram policemen face inquiry over drug trafficking charge
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Stash of empty pseudoephedrine tablet strips recovered is estimated to have been worth more then Rs 1 crore in black market.

Hooked on a feeling: The king of Naga folk blues talks about folk music in today’s context
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

At a festival he calls home, Rewben Mashangva, the king of Naga folk blues, talks about how folk music today has to understand the youth.

At Ground Ziro
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

Adam Halliday takes a closer look at the festival’s rustic and country appeal.

Mizoram Congress leader files FIR over Facebook post by Aizawl woman
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

R Lalhmingmawia Ralte filed the FIR at Aizawl Police Station against Lalrinfeli who goes by Facebook name Felly Jahau.

Lovers by the lake: Why Rih Dil is a must-visit for newlyweds from Mizoram
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

For many other newlyweds in eastern Mizoram, crossing the border into Myanmar and taking wedding photographs at the natural lake is one way to capture the most important day in their lives.

Rifleman’s death: Police question 3 accused
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The 39th Assam Rifles has, meanwhile, maintained that Rai shot himself using an AK series rifle.

5 Mizoram ‘evangelists’ freed on bail
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The missionary society has dismissed the charge that its members were offering Rs 1 lakh to the labourer to convert to Christianity.

Three years in jail for man who molested two minor daughters
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

After almost a year since the molesting began, the sisters complained to their mother in February this year.

New Governor Paul takes charge in Mizoram
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Paul took additional charge of Mizoram becoming fifth incumbent of Raj Bhavan at Aizawl in just two-and-a-half months.

Mizoram to import rice from Myanmar as rail work likely to hamper supply
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The gauge conversion is set to begin by October 1 and is expected to be complete by March next year.

Mizoram plans to retire cops with alcohol, drug addiction
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

The issue of alcoholism has been a talking point among senior police officials.

A day’s wait, a minute’s telecast
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

Narendra Modi’s 105-minute live telecast lasted barely a minute.

Cops seek sanction to question Army men
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

Ajit Rai on August 18 died of gunshot wounds at the paramilitary camp in Mimbung in Mizoram.