Mizoram

Kailawn Mizoram 2018 ushers new spirit of entrepreneurship

June 30, 2018, 1:46 pm
Aizawl (Mizoram) , June 30 : In what could be consdered  as  a  bold step towards  entrepreneurship in the hilly  state of Mizoram, 'Mizoram Kailawn 2018- the first-ever business plan competition and entrepreneur summit was organised here.
 
The event was   attended  by some of the prominent  entrepreneurs from  the state and also  from other states of the North East , where participants   came up with innovative ideas of  new business ventures.
 
 

Mizoram CM set afire over 4 kg heroin

June 26, 2018, 4:11 pm
 
Mizoram, June 26 : Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla torched 4.38 kg of heroin worth Rs 84.37 lakh at the Assam Rifles ground here to mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking today.
 
An official statement said that the organising committee of the International Day against Drug abuse and illicit trafficking said that seized heroin was torched to create less pollution at the venue of the function.
 
 

Mizoram boxer defeats World Champion

June 10, 2018, 12:13 pm
Aizawl (Mizoram) , June 10 : A 22-year-old boxer, hailing from Mizoram, was ignored during the selection for the national boxing team earlier this year. A few months    later, when he finally got a chance to play under the Indian colours, he did all the right things. The youngster created history on Saturday when he defeated the World No. 1 and Olympic Gold Medalist Hassanboy Dusmatov at the Kazakhstan President's Cup.
 

Mizoram to get its first cyber police station soon: DIG

June 7, 2018, 4:10 pm
Aizawl (Mizoram), June 7 :The Mizoram government will soon set up its first cyber crime police station here, a senior police official said today.
 
This will be done by elevating the present cyber crime cell under the CID, DIG (northern range) Lalbiakthanga Khiangte said.
 
Bank fraud through information technology and abuse of social media have been steadily increasing in the state, he said adding that women and children had mostly become victims of the cyber crime.
 

Mizoram to be freed from Congress' grip this year: Ram Madhav

June 6, 2018, 10:28 pm
 Aizawl(Mizoram), June 6  :BJP general secretary Ram Madhav today said that Mizoram would be freed from the Congress' grip when the state goes to polls during the later part of this year.' 
 
Madhav said Manipur is the only northeastern state where BJP is yet to have its share of power.
 
Addressing a press conference here, he said the saffron party was preparing its rank and file in Mizoram to face the upcoming polls and a massive election campaign would be launched from August, after the monsoon gets over.
 

9 killed as bus falls into gorge in Mizoram

June 5, 2018, 11:02 am
Aizawl (Mizoram) , June  5 : At least nine persons were killed and 21 others injured when a bus fell into a gorge near Pangzawl village in Mizoram's Lunglei district early this morning, police said.
 
The private bus was going from Aizawl towards Siaha town in southernmost Mizoram's Siaha district when it rolled down and fell into a gorge 500 metres below the National Highway No. 54, they said.
 
 

Political Party In Mizoram Launches Campaign To Drive Out ‘Radical Hindu’ Governor, Church Invited To Join

June 2, 2018, 3:10 pm
Aizawl (Mizoram ), June 2 : Spearheaded by People’s Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM), a political party formed from an anti-corruption forum, a campaign has been launched in Mizoram to “drive out radical Hindu” Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan from the state, The New Indian Express has reported.
 

Mizoram swine outbreak: humans at risk of infection

May 30, 2018, 10:33 pm
Aizawl (Mizoram), May 30 : More than 2,900 pigs and piglets died in Mizoram due to an outbreak of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) and Classical Swine Fever (CSF) since March this year, according to a media report.
 
Officials of the state animal husbandry and veterinary department reportedly told the media that the PRRS outbreak originated from Zokhawthar village, Champhai district along the Mizoram-Myanmar border.
 

New Governors of Odisha, Mizoram appointed

May 25, 2018, 10:17 pm
New Delhi , May 25 :President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appointed BJP leaders Ganeshi Lal and Kummanam Rajasekharan, both long associated with the RSS, as Governors of Odisha and Mizoram respectively, as per an official statement.
 
Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik was having additional charge of Odisha since March 21 after Governor S.C. Jamir completed his tenure.
 
 

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