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From a bar crooner to Mizoram’s favourite singer — how Jerry Boss won Mizo Idol

From a bar crooner to Mizoram’s favourite singer — how Jerry Boss won Mizo Idol

September 29, 2018 3:17:33 pm

Mizo Idol started in 2007 and is held once in two years. It is arguably the most-watched show on local television.

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Mizoram: how the show goes on

September 26, 2018 10:36:14 am

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.

Sangma govt seeks funding for funding for Shillong Smart City project

NPP to contest Mizoram Assembly election: Party spokesman James Sangma

September 22, 2018 6:57:45 pm

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.

21 families of Bru tribe repatriate from Tripura to Mizoram

September 20, 2018 2:02:17 am

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.

Over hundred Bru refugees return to Mizoram after 20 years

September 19, 2018 9:07:51 pm

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.

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Mizoram tops states in adult HIV prevalence

September 19, 2018 8:12:55 pm

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).

Mizoram Home Minister R Lalzirlina.

Mizoram: Lalzirliana sacked after he quits as Home Minister

September 18, 2018 4:05:59 am

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.

Aizawl FC owner Robert Romawia Royte joins Mizo National Front

September 17, 2018 8:08:53 pm

Known as 'Triple R' among his followers, Romawia also owns North East Consultancy Services which is currently engaged in several government projects.

Mizoram Home Minister R Lalzirliana resigns

Mizoram Congress in disarray as Home Minister R Lalzirliana resigns

September 14, 2018 9:29:13 pm

Lalzirliana, in his letter, said his resignation was in protest against the unfulfilled promised to recognise Saitual areas as a district in the state.

Mizoram home minister R Lalzirliana served show-cause notice

September 14, 2018 11:23:31 am

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.

Vakiria, Mizoram, fashion

How a homegrown label revolutionised online fashion retail in Mizoram

September 13, 2018 12:26:01 pm

Three sisters started Vakiria in 2005 — today the brand, run almost exclusively by women, is the face of Mizoram’s online fashion industry

Mizoram Congress leaders deny reports of joining Mizo National Front

September 8, 2018 9:26:44 pm

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."

Mizoram: Civil society members intensify demand for removal of Mamit DC over Bru electoral roll revision

Mizoram: Civil society members demand removal of Mamit DC over Bru electoral roll revision

September 8, 2018 7:06:18 pm

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.

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Mizoram Premier League kicks off for the 2018 season

September 1, 2018 12:05:51 pm

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.

Bru repatriation off to slow start: three families return in four days

August 30, 2018 9:52:04 am

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.

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Mizo student group checks travellers from Assam, seeks NRC documents

August 25, 2018 3:03:43 am

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.

Mizoram Independence Day Cup

Mizoram celebrated Independence Day with what they know and love best

August 16, 2018 9:47:45 am

Across Mizoram, Independence Day special football tournaments were underway, participated in by professional and amateurs, men and women alike.

Mizoram Congress hails signing of peace pact with HPC(D)

New policies changed socio-economic scenario of state: Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla

August 15, 2018 11:20:23 am

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.

Mizoram finally gets its first medical college

August 10, 2018 10:21:38 am

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.

In Mizoram, Zonet Cable TV slots sports on prime time

In Mizoram, a television network wins big by slotting sports on prime time

August 2, 2018 2:57:58 pm

Television channels in Mizoram were all about entertainment news, music and politics until Zonet gave a prime time space for sports.

Meet NT Lalbiakkima — the boxer who trained by running around Mizoram with a heavy stone

July 23, 2018 9:32:45 pm

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.

Lalpekhlua, whose paycheque amounts to Rs 1.3 crores per year, started his footballing journey as a defender

Meet the Mizo Sniper who has taken the Indian footballing scene by storm

July 21, 2018 8:09:53 pm

Mizoram’s nippy, young striker Jeje Lalpekhlua — also India’s second highest paid footballer — on the art of scoring goals.

Tetea Hmar: Meet the man who revolutionised football in Mizoram

July 15, 2018 3:13:49 pm

How a history graduate with no proven track record in football administration has revolutionised the game in Mizoram.

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28 years on, Laldenga is still Mizoram’s tallest leader

July 14, 2018 8:37:33 am

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.

India’s first dedicated Centre for Disability Studies opens in Mizoram

July 9, 2018 9:01:45 pm

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.