Police and Customs sources said Mizoram had emerged on the gold-smuggling route only over the past one year, with Manipur becoming either too “dangerous” or “costly”.
Thanzara won 6,175 (56 per cent) of the 10,916 votes polled.
Congress announced Lal Thanzara would recontest the seat he vacated, a move critcised by the opposition that accused him of bluffing about his reasons for quitting.
Currently, beef sells at Rs 350 per kilogram in Aizawl markets, while pork sells for Rs 250 per kg and poultry sells for Rs 240 per kg.
In Mizoram, beef remains the second most consumed meat after pork. Cattle is imported from other states such as Meghalaya and Assam and also from Myanmar.
The last repatriation process, which took place between June and August this year, was a failure, with not a single Bru taking part in it after camp leaders rejected the rehabilitation package.
The RBI governor sounded a similar note of caution in Lima, Peru, a week ago on the sidelines of an IMF-World Bank meet.
"I think that this Supreme Court ruling today on Aadhar will be quite helpful in making it possible for us to use Aadhar in banking services," said Rajan.
The ceasefire signatories will not include the National Socialist Council of Nagalim’s S S Khaplang-led faction.
Lalsawta told the house that the government intends to consider the current financial year a "year of consolidation".
The UN's DRIPS was accepted by the international body's General Assembly in 2007 after more than two decades of negotiations.
Goat pox is caused by the Capripox Virus which can be found in potential hosts such as goats, sheep and cows.
Bru leaders in the camps have argued that it is their fundamental right to vote since they are citizens of the country.
Many Hmars are members of Mizoram’s middle class; most no longer speak the Hmar dialect, and are fully integrated into Mizo society.
The rebel force turned political party has been observing Martyr's Day every September 20 since 1980.
Parts of the ground on which Mizoram’s most important power distribution point stands sunk a couple of feet that night, endangering equipment.
The Mizoram government told the HC that 287 tribal families evicted from Dampa in 1989 were not provided relief and rehabilitation because they did not have rights to the land.
The party has demanded the Centre and the state governments to investigate the deaths.
The bloodied bodies of the two girls were found around 8 pm Friday near their tin-roofed home in a corner of the village about 80 kms from state capital Aizawl.
As their statements to police also conflicted, the judge summoned the IO along with the case diary, but no headway could be made into which of the two committed the murder.
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