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Mizoram BJP launches cell to help missionaries

The cell is headed by Lalhriatrenga Chhangte. A former deputy controller of mines at Indian Bureau of Mines, he unsuccessfully contested Lok Sabha polls as Independent and joined the BJP earlier this month.

Mizoram re-identifies 26,128 Bru refugees in 6 relief camps of Tripura

The re-identification of the bona fide residents of Mizoram, as part of the repatriation process of the Bru refugees lodged in the relief camps, was completed on July 20, Lalbiakzama said.

Methamphetamine tablets worth Rs 15 crore seized in Mizoram

State excise and narcotics department spokesperson Peter Zohmingthanga said the tablets, reportedly smuggled from Myanmar, were worth around Rs 15 crore in the local market at the rate of Rs 250 per tablet.

Former Mizoram minister Lalrinchhana dies

The MNF leader was suffering from cancer and prepartions were on to bring his body to Aizawl from the Meghalaya hospital.

Mizoram passes Bill for total prohibition

Earlier this month, the state government had passed an order, saying that owners of liquor warehouses, vendors and those holding liquor licences in clubs, government lodgings or hotels should “dispose of all their stocks before March 31”.

Mizoram: New Bill aims to detect illegal foreigners ‘eating away’ benefits

The CM said that the “large scale influx of foreigners and their malafide assimilation” with the permanent residents in the villages of Mizoram has led to an “abnormal increase in the population” and poses a law and order threat.

Jagdish Mukhi sworn in as Governor of Mizoram

Gauhati High Court judge, Justice Nelson Sailo administered the oath of office to Mukhi.

The corner of a northeastern field: How cricket found a strong wicket in Mizoram

At long last, part of the BCCI's domestic calendar, cricket in the hilly state of Mizoram is slowly gaining popularity. 

Rajasekharan quits as Mizoram Governor, may be BJP’s Thiruvananthapuram choice

Rajasekharan’s entry to the poll fray would set the stage for a triangular contest in the seat, where Congress is set to field sitting MP Shashi Tharoor and the LDF has nominated CPI legislator C Divakaran.

Mizoram: MHA directs Assam Rifles to shift battalion headquarters from Aizawl

Assam Rifles battalion headquarters is at present located in Treasury and Zodin square in Aizawl city. Zokhawsang area is about 15 km from Aizawl.

AIFF to launch first-ever national Futsal Cup

Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Meghalaya, Jammu & Kashmir and Karnataka will start its own State Futsal League while Mizoram already started the first futsal league in the country in 2018.

NGOs didn’t let us take part in Republic Day celebrations: Mizoram IAS officers

Despite efforts by the state government, the NGOs, including the apex students’ body Mizo Zirlai Pawl MZP and the Young Mizo Association (YMA) boycotted Republic Day celebrations in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.