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Armed Myanmar group seeks asylum for 40 families in India; Mizoram alert

February 11, 2021 8:31:35 am

Champai shares a porous border with Myanmar’s Chin State. The Mizo and the Chin communities share similar ethnic roots, inter-marriages too occur between them, a government official said.

On World AIDS Day, Mizoram launches ‘Love Brigade’ to fight the ‘other pandemic’

December 2, 2020 1:21:08 pm

“The back pocket of the front seat will have a little flap — that is where we will keep the condoms, known as 'love condoms'. Anyone can pick it up,” said Hrahsel, adding that the Love Brigade will also be trained in HIV/AIDS counselling and give out the details of free HIV testing initiatives of MSACS.

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Mizoram will not withdraw forces from Assam border: Minister

October 30, 2020 12:59:48 pm

The Home minister's assertion on Thursday came a day after Assam's Cachar district administration asked the Mizoram government to withdraw its forces from the border areas.

Covid shadow: Health gets a vaccine shot, water in new ‘well-being’ category

Seven months into the pandemic, Mizoram reports first Covid-related death

October 28, 2020 3:19:41 pm

The patient was on ventilator at the Zoram Medical College (ZMC), the state’s only dedicated Covid-19 hospital, after testing positive for the virus on October 19.

In latest strategy to fight pandemic, Mizoram to embark on ‘COVID-19 No Tolerance Fortnight’

October 24, 2020 9:43:37 pm

Mizoram has recorded zero Covid-19 deaths so far.

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Mizoram imposes Section 144 in disputed village along Tripura border over temple construction

October 17, 2020 7:03:24 pm

Mizoram’s Mamit District Magistrate Dr Lalrozama said the prohibitory order issued Friday followed after an organisation of Tripura named Songrongma had plans to construct a Shiv temple on October 19 and 20 at Thaidaw Tlang in Mamit district.

BSF recovers arms cache near Indo-Bangla border at Mizoram

BSF recovers arms cache near Indo-Bangla border in Mizoram

September 30, 2020 12:25:10 am

Twenty-nine automatic Kalashnikov series assault rifles along with huge quantities of ammunition and cash were seized from the two vehicles, the BSF said.

Mizoram: Ruling MNF sweeps local council poll results, VC counting still underway

August 28, 2020 11:39:26 pm

Speaking to, Mizoram State Election Commission secretary Teresy Vanlalhruaii informed that 75.82 percent poll turnout was registered in Village Council polls. In the Local Council bodies, 60.34 percent electors turned up to cast their mandate.

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Mizoram: Polling for local civic bodies conducted amid Covid-19 pandemic

August 28, 2020 12:31:57 am

Chief Minister Zoramthanga has expressed confidence that the MNF will win a comfortable majority in both village council and local council polls.

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In letter to Centre, Mizoram govt slams Assam Rifles conduct

August 27, 2020 12:44:13 am

Mizoram government has written to the Centre criticising the Assam Rifles for its behaviour and lack of cooperation.

Will visit Bihar to take stock before announcing Assembly poll dates: CEC

Covid-19: Mizoram defers local body polls in nine village councils, local councils

August 26, 2020 1:57:44 pm

On August 5, Mizoram had announced local body elections for village and local council bodies in 558 village councils excluding three autonomous district councils in two districts and 83 local councils in the Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC).

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Bar on troops entry sparks altercation between Assam Rifles, Mizoram govt

August 21, 2020 2:57:49 am

In a letter to PM Narendra Modi on August 2, Chief Minister Zoramthanga had written that the “main hurdle” the state was facing in checking the spread of Covid-19 was the “unrestricted movement” of paramilitary forces.

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Mizoram govt violating MHA directions by denying entry to security personnel: Assam Rifles

August 20, 2020 6:45:05 pm

The allegation came days after a section of media reported that 15 personnel of the Assam Rifles forced their way through a check gate at Vairengte on the Mizoram-Assam border by allegedly refusing to comply with the entry and screening protocol in place to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

On I-Day, Mizoram CM Zoramthanga reiterates need of precautions, health advisories to battle Covid-19

August 15, 2020 2:57:36 pm

In view of public safety, parade contingents and school students did not take part in the I-Day ceremony this year and the crowd was restricted to a bare minimum.

Mizoram: 12 human skulls, bones, ornaments found in landslide debris

August 15, 2020 10:34:36 am

The objects would be handed over to the forensic department for examination on Saturday, said Dr Lalrozama, Deputy Commissioner of Mamit district.

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Earthquake triggers landslides in Mizoram, 23rd to hit state in 5 weeks

July 24, 2020 8:52:19 pm

The quake on Friday occurred at 11.16 am and the epicentre was 29 km southeast of Champhai, the NCS said.

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Earthquake of 4.2 magnitude hits Mizoram

July 17, 2020 6:06:08 pm

The earthquake occurred at 3.56 pm and the epicentre was 33 km south-southwest of Champhai

Earthquake of 4.3 magnitude hits Mizoram, eighth in three weeks

July 9, 2020 8:36:05 pm

This is the third earthquake to hit Champhai district in the past six days and the eighth to jolt the state since June 18.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hits Mizoram’s Champhai district

July 5, 2020 8:24:36 pm

In a Tweet, the National Centre for Seismology said: “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.6, Occurred on:05-07-2020, 17:26:37 IST, Lat:23.24 N & Long: 93.24 E, Depth: 77 Km, Region:Distt.- Champhai, Mizoram”.

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4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Mizoram’s Champai, fifth in three days

June 25, 2020 10:08:08 am

Repeated quakes in the same district since June 18 has left many puzzled.

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Third quake in Mizoram in two days, fact finding team heads to epicentre

June 24, 2020 7:16:50 pm

Champhai, where today’s earthquake originated a well, was the epicenter of two more quakes in last 72 hours.

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Earthquake rocks Mizoram, PM Modi assures support from Centre

June 22, 2020 5:08:14 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured all possible help to the state. Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb prayed for the safety of its people.

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COVID-19: Mizoram re-imposes total lockdown for two weeks

June 8, 2020 6:10:49 pm

Patients would be kept in institutional quarantine centres in most cases and home quarantine would be allowed only in extremely unavoidable cases. The state government has also raised the quarantine period from 14 days to 21 days.

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As lockdown eases, Mizoram allows temporary ILPs for inter-state travel

June 6, 2020 8:33:29 pm

Inner Line Permits (ILP) are official travel documents issued by governments of Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland and Manipur to allow inward travel of any Indian citizen for a limited period

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Mizoram CM P Zoramthanga opposes Bru resettlement in Tripura’s Jampui Hills

May 31, 2020 10:18:04 pm

In his letter, the Mizoram CM said Brus and Mizos have historically shared ethnic tension and upheavals, both in Mizoram and Tripura. He said any ‘strain’ between the two communities in Tripura is likely to have "repercussions" in Mizoram.