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Over 200 Myanmarese refugees sought shelter in Mizoram’s Champhai after airstrikes: Official

January 18, 2023 22:30 IST

Champhai Deputy Commissioner James Lalrinchhana told PTI that 251 Myanmar citizens have entered India and taken shelter in three villages in Champhai since the airstrikes on the headquarters of Chin National Army (CNA).

200 Myanmar refugees in Mizoram after fleeing strikes on border camp

January 17, 2023 01:25 IST

The 59 families took refuge in the state’s Farkawn village after fleeing the attack on Camp Victoria in Myanmar’s Chin State, just across the Tiau river that demarcates the international border between Myanmar and India.

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Mob torches six vehicles laden with ‘smuggled’ areca nuts in Mizoram

December 12, 2022 09:29 IST

The incident happened about a month after an areca nut growers' society in Mamit's Hachhek assembly constituency had demanded action on vehicles carrying smuggled Burmese areca nuts.

274 Kuki Chin Mizo refugees from Bangladesh given humanitarian aid in Mizoram: Officials

November 22, 2022 19:18 IST

As per reports, 274 people, including 125 women and children, crossed the border and entered the Lawngtlai district in Mizoram Monday.

Some G20 meetings planned across NE region, Aizawl to host one

November 17, 2022 19:59 IST

India will assume the yearlong Presidency of G20 on December 1. Over 200 meetings will be held in India across 55 locations.

2 more bodies missing in Mizoram stone quarry collapse recovered, search on for remaining 2

November 16, 2022 20:32 IST

The bodies of eight of the 12 missing persons were recovered earlier by the Border Security Force (BSF) and excavation personnel.

Mizoram stone quarry collapse: 8 bodies recovered, four still missing

November 16, 2022 00:57 IST

The 12 persons went missing after a major earth slide following a blast at a stone quarry in Hnahthial district of Southern Mizoram.

12 feared trapped as stone quarry collapses in Mizoram

November 14, 2022 22:21 IST

The incident occurred at around 3 pm when labourers of ABCI Infrastructure private limited were working in the quarry at Maudarh village, Hnahthial, Superintendent of Police (SP), Vineet Kumar said.

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Mizoram Police to use polygraph test in 2-year-old girl sexual abuse caseSign In to read

October 29, 2022 15:44 IST

Mizoram Inspector General of Police (Headquarters) John Neihlaia said that the state police is planning to administer lie-detector test on the girl's parents, who were arrested in early October for being the prime accused in the case.

YMA asks Mizoram govt to build ‘compact’ camps for Myanmar nationalsSign In to read

October 29, 2022 10:05 IST

More than 30,300 Myanmar nationals have taken shelter in different parts of Mizoram since February last year, as per official estimates.

Assam cops constructed huts in disputed inter-state border area: Mizoram policeSign In to read

October 4, 2022 11:06 IST

A clash had taken place in the same area in March 2018 when MZP functionaries attempted to construct a wooden hut there and more than 60 people were injured.

India should negotiate with Myanmar military, ethnic groups to restore peace: Mizoram CMSign In to read

September 26, 2022 14:27 IST

India shares an over 1,600-km-long international border with Myanmar.

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Rise in smuggling activities in Mizoram due to Myanmar crisis: OfficialsSign In to read

September 19, 2022 07:19 IST

According to the state government's data accessed by PTI, the volume of heroin recovered by the excise department and the state police increased from 20.36 kilogram in 2020 to 34.52 kg last year.

‘Nothing to say in defence’: Mizoram CM issues apology after daughter assaults doctorSign In to read

August 22, 2022 10:21 IST

In a viral video, Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga’s daughter was seen hitting an Aizawl-based dermatologist when the latter refused her a consultation without a prior appointment.

A novel recounts the Mizo ‘independence’ movement, and the life of a young boy caught in its turmoilSign In to read

August 14, 2022 18:15 IST

It is the 1960s, and Mizoram is in the throes of an armed separatist movement after the Indian government orders air strikes on the hill state. A novel tells the story of a troubled time through the eyes of a teenage boy.

Over 30K Myanmar refugees residing in Mizoram, ID cards being issued to them: Official

July 17, 2022 19:50 IST

Fourteen lawmakers are also among those who fled the trouble-torn country and moved to Mizoram, the official said, citing data compiled by the state home department.

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NIA conducts searches in Mizoram in connection with seizure of explosives

June 25, 2022 14:19 IST

The case relates to the recovery of 2,421.12 kg explosives, including 1,000 detonators and 4,500 metres of detonating fuse, and Indian and Myanmarese currency from a vehicle in Zawnling area under the Tipa police station, the NIA said.

Mizoram NGOs push to replace current CS, demand Mizo official be appointedPremium Story

June 1, 2022 14:12 IST

The committee had called for a protest in front of the chief secretary’s office in Aizawl on Tuesday. Since Sharma was out of town, the demonstration was called off.

As Centre flags Mizoram for Covid-19 uptick, officials say rise due to ‘selective’ testing modelPremium Story

April 22, 2022 17:55 IST

Earlier this week, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said in a letter that cases, as well as the test positivity rate, had seen an increase in the small hill state in the Northeast.

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33,417 pigs have died in Mizoram due to African Swine Fever: Minister Beichhua

February 28, 2022 21:52 IST

Mizoram had banned the import of pigs from other states and neighbouring foreign countries for about 17 months between August 2020 and January 2022.

Centre will appoint new chief secretary with working knowledge of Mizo language: CM

December 6, 2021 22:07 IST

Speaking to reporters at a press conference here, Zoramthanga said he had recently discussed the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi.

212 people, including 80 students test positive for Covid-19 in Mizoram

November 22, 2021 13:10 IST

The statement issued by the state Information and Public Relations department said that two more persons from Aizawl district succumbed to the infection on Sunday night, taking the COVID-19 death toll to 479.

Former Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla to retire as state Congress chief after five decadesPremium Story

November 15, 2021 19:23 IST

Thanhawla, who first led the Congress to victory in Mizoram in 1984, was appointed president of the Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee in 1973 at age 34. He has held the post since.

Myanmar in turmoil, let in refugees: Mizoram CM writes to PM

Mizoram extends Covid-19 vaccination to Myanmar refugeesPremium Story

November 14, 2021 07:36 IST

According to official state government records, there are at least 14,254 refugees across 11 districts of Mizoram as of November 12.

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Mizoram CM writes to Amit Shah requesting Chief Secy who speaks Mizo; Centre goes with own choicePremium Story

November 9, 2021 22:16 IST

CM Zoramthanga in his letter wrote: 'The Mizo people by and large generally do not understand Hindi. None of my Cabinet Ministers understands Hindi.'