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Mizoram CM Zoramthanga chaired the cabinet meet on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

Mizoram CM presents budget for FY22 with outlay of 11 crore

PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 06:42 PM IST
The CM, who also holds the finance portfolio, said the state government is constantly taking measures to increase its revenue from all sectors.
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The President, Prime minister and many leaders wished Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram for their statehood day on February 20, 2021. (Twitter/@PemaKhanduBJP)
The President, Prime minister and many leaders wished Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram for their statehood day on February 20, 2021. (Twitter/@PemaKhanduBJP)

Leaders convey wishes as Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram celebrate statehood day

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 02:03 PM IST
Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram, the two northeastern states of India, received their statehood on February 20, 1987.
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The Maharashtra education department plans to reopen schools for Classes 9 to 12 on November 23, education minister Varsha Gaikwad announced on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT File)
The Maharashtra education department plans to reopen schools for Classes 9 to 12 on November 23, education minister Varsha Gaikwad announced on Friday.(Raj K Raj/HT File)

Schools in Mizoram will reopen for students of classes 9 and 11 from February 22

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 06:45 PM IST
Schools in Mizoram will reopen for students of class 9 and 11 from February 22, an Education Department official said on Wednesday.
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Classes 6 to 8 to reopen at Chandigarh’s govt schools from February 1
Classes 6 to 8 to reopen at Chandigarh’s govt schools from February 1

Mizoram schools for class 10 and 12 students to restart on Jan 22

PTI, Aizawl
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:00 AM IST
Mizoram schools to restart on Jan 22, churches to reopen in Feb
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File photo of Jammu and Kashmir civil secretariat(Imabe via Twitter)
File photo of Jammu and Kashmir civil secretariat(Imabe via Twitter)

J-K cadre of IAS, IPS and IFoS officers merged with AGMUT

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Mallika Soni | Srinagar
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 09:11 PM IST
The notification said the officers borne or allocated to AGMUT cadre shall function in accordance with the rules framed by the central government.
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Jacobites and Orthodox denominations of the Malankara Syrian Church have been fighting for the control of 2000- odd churches and their rich coffers for more than two decades. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
Jacobites and Orthodox denominations of the Malankara Syrian Church have been fighting for the control of 2000- odd churches and their rich coffers for more than two decades. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

PM Modi to talk to Kerala church leaders to sort out issues, says Mizoram Governor

By Ramesh Babu | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 12:35 AM IST
The Governor, also hailing from Kerala, said he had briefed the PM about all issues and sought his intervention to help solve them. He said leaders of both factions will be met separately and later there will be a joint meeting. He said he will also discuss the issue with Home Minister Amit Shah.
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According to the data, over 80% of households use clean fuels in Andhra Pradesh (83.6%), Goa (96.5%), Mizoram (83.8%) and Telangana (91.8 %). Electricity, LPG or natural gas and biogas are considered as clean fuel in the survey.(REUTERS (Representative Image))
According to the data, over 80% of households use clean fuels in Andhra Pradesh (83.6%), Goa (96.5%), Mizoram (83.8%) and Telangana (91.8 %). Electricity, LPG or natural gas and biogas are considered as clean fuel in the survey.(REUTERS (Representative Image))

Less than 45% of households in five states use clean fuel for cooking: NFHS

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2020 01:04 PM IST
The NFHS-5 (2019-20) was conducted in 6.1 lakh sample households to collect information on population, health, family planning and nutrition-related indicators from the 22 states and union territories.
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The Mizoram government has launched a project to assist the migrant workers, who lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic, find suitable employment.(ANI/ Representative)
The Mizoram government has launched a project to assist the migrant workers, who lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic, find suitable employment.(ANI/ Representative)

Mizoram launches project to assist migrant workers find employment

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni | Aizawl
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 10:50 AM IST
The Rs 3.3 project under the Mizoram Youth Commission (MZC) christened as ‘Livelihood Generation for Returned Migrant Workers’ was launched by Chief Minister Zoramathnga on Tuesday.
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One Chinese origin Kenbo bike and an air rifle were seized during the operation and one person was also arrested in connection with the seizure of the heroin valued at Rs 7 lakh in the local market.(PTI (Representative Image))
One Chinese origin Kenbo bike and an air rifle were seized during the operation and one person was also arrested in connection with the seizure of the heroin valued at Rs 7 lakh in the local market.(PTI (Representative Image))

Assam Rifles, Mizoram Police seize heroin worth Rs 7 lakh

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Aizawl
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 03:58 PM IST
The operation was carried out in Zokhawthar-Melbuk area by the Serchhip battalion of Assam Rifles and Champhai district police based on specific information.
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Mizoram’s first solar power plant has been commissioned at Tlungvel.(Reuters/ Representational photo)
Mizoram’s first solar power plant has been commissioned at Tlungvel.(Reuters/ Representational photo)

Mizoram’s first solar power plant commissioned

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni | Aizawl
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 11:45 AM IST
Speaking on the occasion, state Power minister R Lalzirliana said that Mizoram has made its entry into the solar map of the country with the commissioning of the 2 MW SPV solar plant.
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Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s decision not to allow Indian forces to cross the Line of Control during the Kargil conflict was another example of political clarity that led to the occupation of a high ground by India that demonstrated that it could balance the application of force with restraint(HT Photo)
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s decision not to allow Indian forces to cross the Line of Control during the Kargil conflict was another example of political clarity that led to the occupation of a high ground by India that demonstrated that it could balance the application of force with restraint(HT Photo)

From India’s wars, five lessons for the present

By Arjun Subramaniam
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 11:25 PM IST
As India matures as a democracy and its aspirations to emerge as a leading power gains momentum, all these stakeholders must understand the conduct of war and the utility of force as an instrument of statecraft
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A health worker takes samples for Covid-19 testing at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, in Lucknow.(PTI)
A health worker takes samples for Covid-19 testing at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, in Lucknow.(PTI)

Fresh Covid-19 infection 4% lower than yesterday, total tally crosses 9.3 million-mark

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 10:16 AM IST
All schools in Mizoram will remain closed till the year end to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection, as per a decision taken by the state government on Friday.
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File photo: Lalduhoma.(Mizoram assembly official website)
File photo: Lalduhoma.(Mizoram assembly official website)

Ex IPS officer-in-charge of former PM Indira Gandhi’s security disqualified as Independent MLA

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 08:54 PM IST
In 1988, Lalduhoma had been the first MP to be disqualified under the anti-defection law
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In view of the violence, a huge contingent of security forces has been mobilised in affected parts of the state.(PTI)
In view of the violence, a huge contingent of security forces has been mobilised in affected parts of the state.(PTI)

1 killed in police firing during stir in Tripura over Bru resettlement

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 02:09 AM IST
According to the police, 46-year-old Srikanta Das died in police firing and others were injured when police personnel used baton charge to control a group of people protesting in support of an indefinite bandh, or shutdown, against rehabilitation of Bru refugees.
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A vehicle in flames during a protest by the Joint Movement Committee (JMC) against the resettlement of displaced Bru migrants in Kanchanpur sub-division, at Panisagar in North Tripura district.(PTI)
A vehicle in flames during a protest by the Joint Movement Committee (JMC) against the resettlement of displaced Bru migrants in Kanchanpur sub-division, at Panisagar in North Tripura district.(PTI)

Bru resettlement issue: Heavy security deployed in North Tripura as protesters block national highway

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 05:57 PM IST
Several local organisations under the Joint Movement Committee (JMC) were protesting against the resettlement of Bru-Reang refugees in Kanchanpur
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Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb.(File photo)
Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb.(File photo)

Tripura: Bru resettlement should not disturb locals, says CPI(M)

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 03:45 PM IST
The Opposition party has urged the government to initiate a dialogue with the protesters demanding the resettlement of the refugees across the state rather than one subdivision.
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Over 32,000 Bru migrants have been staying in six relief camps in Tripura after fleeing Mizoram over two decades after an ethnic clash in 1997.(HT Archive)
Over 32,000 Bru migrants have been staying in six relief camps in Tripura after fleeing Mizoram over two decades after an ethnic clash in 1997.(HT Archive)

Anti-Bru resettlement protests: Tripura Police register case against protesters for violating prohibitory orders

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 04:43 PM IST
The local administration imposed restrictions on the public movement on the second day of the strike on Tuesday following an assault on a water supply operator. The strike continued despite the prohibitory orders, prompting police to file the case
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Over 32,000 Bru migrants have been staying at six relief camps in Tripura’s North District for over two decades after they fled Mizoram following an ethnic clash in 1997.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Over 32,000 Bru migrants have been staying at six relief camps in Tripura’s North District for over two decades after they fled Mizoram following an ethnic clash in 1997.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Bru migrants’ resettlement in Tripura runs into opposition from locals

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2020 12:33 AM IST
In January this year, the Centre signed an agreement with governments of Tripura and Mizoram and the Bru migrants for their permanent settlement in Tripura.
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Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb.(File photo)
Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb.(File photo)

Bru migrants demand permanent resident certificates as part of resettlement in Tripura

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 02:19 PM IST
In a letter to chief secretary Manoj Kumar on November 10, MBDPF general secretary Bruno Msha has also demanded issuance of permanent resident certificates for Bru migrants
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Trucks moving from Lailapur in Assam to Mizoram on Monday.(HT PHOTO)
Trucks moving from Lailapur in Assam to Mizoram on Monday.(HT PHOTO)

After 12-day blockade over border row, trucks start moving from Assam to Mizoram

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 08:10 AM IST
The movement of vehicles resumed after Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla brokered chief secretary-level talks betweenAssam and Mizoram on Sunday to end the impasse.
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Tripura CM Biplab Deb. (Photo@BjpBiplab)
Tripura CM Biplab Deb. (Photo@BjpBiplab)

‘Borders can be identified using maps’: Tripura CM to Mizoram amid standoff

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 01:47 PM IST
Earlier, the Tripura government had ordered a probe after the names of 130 residents of a border village were included in voters’ list of Mizoram.
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Areas along the 164 km border have been tense since last month over incidents of violence in which people from both sides have been injured.(File photo for representation)
Areas along the 164 km border have been tense since last month over incidents of violence in which people from both sides have been injured.(File photo for representation)

Central forces may be posted at border between Assam, Mizoram

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 03:46 AM IST
Central security forces could soon be deployed along the Assam-Mizoram border to ease tension between the two sides, Assam chief secretary Jishnu Barua said on Wednesday.
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The Assam resident died in the custody of Mizoram Police on Monday.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)
The Assam resident died in the custody of Mizoram Police on Monday.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)

Mizoram hands over body of Assam resident, national highway blockade continues

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2020 07:42 AM IST
The national highway has been blocked by Assam residents since October 28 demanding withdrawal of Mizoram security personnel from the border areas.
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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sent the details of the death of a resident of the state in Mizoram police custody to Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(PTI)
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sent the details of the death of a resident of the state in Mizoram police custody to Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(PTI)

Assam resident dies in Mizoram police custody, CM Sonowal writes to Amit Shah

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2020 08:19 AM IST
While the Assam Police claimed that the man was abducted, the Mizoram Police said that he was a drug deal who was caught entering the state and died at a health facility.
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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, while expressing concern over the boundary row, asked the police to remain alert and thwart all designs that have the potential to vitiate peace and order along the border, an official statement said.(ANI file photo)
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, while expressing concern over the boundary row, asked the police to remain alert and thwart all designs that have the potential to vitiate peace and order along the border, an official statement said.(ANI file photo)

Assam CM writes to Amit Shah over intensified border row with Mizoram

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2020 09:50 PM IST
As per an official statement, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has also announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased, who died in custody in Mizoram.
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A 4-year-old kid from Lunglei, Mizoram sang Maa Tujhe Salaam and Vande Mataram.(@ZoramthangaCM/Twitter screengrab)
A 4-year-old kid from Lunglei, Mizoram sang Maa Tujhe Salaam and Vande Mataram.(@ZoramthangaCM/Twitter screengrab)

‘Adorable and admirable’: PM Modi lauds 4-year-old girl’s rendition of ‘Vande Mataram’

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 04:30 AM IST
Four-year-old Esther Hnamte from Mizoram caught the attention of Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga who tweeted the video of the girl’s rendition of ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam, Vande Mataram’ .
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Assam forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya (centre) interacting with residents on the Assam side of Assam-Mizoram border on Friday.(HT photo)
Assam forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya (centre) interacting with residents on the Assam side of Assam-Mizoram border on Friday.(HT photo)

Assam-Mizoram border row intensifies, highway blocked for 3rd day

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Time,s Guwahati
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 09:02 PM IST
Mizoram security personnel present in large numbers on the disputed border areas have started construction activity and Assam has responded by setting up new border outposts.
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Earlier this month, several people on both sides of the border between two states were injured in clashes after some miscreants from Mizoram allegedly burnt down some huts at Lailapur. Locals on the Assam side had blocked the highway in protest against the incident.(HT PHOTO.)
Earlier this month, several people on both sides of the border between two states were injured in clashes after some miscreants from Mizoram allegedly burnt down some huts at Lailapur. Locals on the Assam side had blocked the highway in protest against the incident.(HT PHOTO.)

Assam residents block highway to Mizoram seeking withdrawal of troops

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 01:54 AM IST
On Thursday, Cachar district officials visited Lailapur and held talks with the residents urging them to lift the blockade and also requested truckers to start plying their vehicles.
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Representational Image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational Image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Mizoram records first Covid-19 casualty; 66-yr-old man had co-morbidities

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 07:21 AM IST
Mizoram had been the only state (or Union Territory) in the country to not have recorded any Covid-19 fatality since the pandemic struck India earlier this year
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Over Kawasaki disease and presumably a link with Covid-19, Bhargava said India so far has not reported any cases of Kawasaki disease among Covid-19 patients.(HT Photo)
Over Kawasaki disease and presumably a link with Covid-19, Bhargava said India so far has not reported any cases of Kawasaki disease among Covid-19 patients.(HT Photo)

Some evidence shows children could be Covid spreaders: ICMR

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 04:33 AM IST
Speaking on the coronavirus infection spread in the country among children, Bhargava said tat overall the figure in India is that below the age of 17 years, only 8 per cent are Covid-19 positive.
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