Mizo Idol started in 2007 and is held once in two years. It is arguably the most-watched show on local television.
Bereft of a single movie theatre, how Mizoram produces and consumes its films: loud speaker announcements, door-to-door ticket sales, dubbing and directors who double up as producers, distributors and even actors.
The NPP is part of the BJP-led NDA at the Centre and is a constituent of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA). In Meghalaya the NPP is the major partner of the ruling MDA alliance while in Nagaland and Manipur it is also part of the ruling alliance.
Since August 25, a total of 24 families have repatriated to Mizoram from Tripura as part of a tripartite repatriation agreement signed among the two state governments and the Mizoram Bru Displaced People’s Forum (MBDPF), officials said.
A delegation of MBDPF earlier signed a quadripartite agreement with the central and the state governments of Mizoram, Tripura on July 3 this year to repatriate 32,876 Bru refugees sheltered in six relief camps in Tripura.
According to the Estimations report, HIV incidence per 1,000 uninfected population in 2017 was also highest in Mizoram (1.32) followed by Nagaland (0.59) and Manipur (0.58).
Lalzirliana had resigned from the Cabinet after he was served a showcause notice by the party over media reports of his defection to the Mizo National Front.
Known as 'Triple R' among his followers, Romawia also owns North East Consultancy Services which is currently engaged in several government projects.
Lalzirliana, in his letter, said his resignation was in protest against the unfulfilled promised to recognise Saitual areas as a district in the state.
According to sources, the Congress disciplinary committee felt the legislator hasn't made his statement strong enough regarding his allegiance to the Congress party before the media or the party leaders.
Three sisters started Vakiria in 2005 — today the brand, run almost exclusively by women, is the face of Mizoram’s online fashion industry
Without naming anyone, K. Vanlalvena, the general secretary of MNF said, "The only thing I can say is the official list of the party nominees for the upcoming state election will be out soon."
When contacted by the Indian Express, Choudhary chose not to talk too much about the issue. "I am just doing my job. I don't have much to say," he replied.
On Friday, Mizoram sports minister Zodintluanga kicked off the league for seven successive seasons. The first match will take place on September 6 in Aizawl.
According to the agreement, rehabilitation package included financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh in the form of a fixed deposit for each family, cash assistance of Rs 5,000 per month for two years, Rs 1.5 lakh as house building assistance and free rations for two years.
Top police officers of both Cachar (Assam) and Kolasib (Mizoram) districts, however, said that although travellers were being checked “a few days back”, such checking has been discontinued.
Across Mizoram, Independence Day special football tournaments were underway, participated in by professional and amateurs, men and women alike.
Lal Thanhawla said Mizoram was one of the highest growing economies among the states today along with Gujarat, Jharkhand, and Tripura, that recorded more than 8 per cent growth rate during the last four years.
According to the director of the college, Lallukhum Fimate, the medical college will admit 100 students per year with 15 per cent of seats reserved for General Category, 15% for NRI and 70% for local students, though the central quota is yet to be filled for this year.
Television channels in Mizoram were all about entertainment news, music and politics until Zonet gave a prime time space for sports.
His family couldn’t afford dumbbells, but that was no deterrent for 22-year-old NT Lalbiakkima — who trained by running around his village in Mizoram with a heavy stone. Today, he’s one of the most promising names in the Indian boxing circuit.
Mizoram’s nippy, young striker Jeje Lalpekhlua — also India’s second highest paid footballer — on the art of scoring goals.
How a history graduate with no proven track record in football administration has revolutionised the game in Mizoram.
Laldenga became the first chief minister of a full-fledged Mizoram state in 1987. However, his reign at the top was short-lived as he was soon toppled due to defections from his party in 1988.
The Centre will offer two-week short-term courses, a post-graduate diploma in a subject related to disability and will also conduct several research works in the field.