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    DoNER minister assures to make Mizoram India's bamboo state
    Aizawl, Nov 23 : Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Minister Jitendra Singh on Monday said the Central government was committed to develop Mizoram as the 'Bamboo state of India'.

    Mizoram by-election sees 61.98 percent polling
    Aizawl, Nov 21 : The Mizoram assembly bypoll for Aizawl North III constituency on Saturday saw 61.98 percent of the voters exercising their franchise.

    Prabhu flags off first Silchar-Guwahati broad gauge train
    Guwahati/New Delhi, Nov 21 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on Saturday flagged off the first broad gauge train from Silchar to Guwahati, replacing the 1899-built meter gauge track - the lifeline for millions in southern Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram.

    11 killed, 21 hurt in Mizoram road mishap
    Guwahati, Oct 25 : At least 11 people, including two pregnant women, were killed and 21 others injured when a passenger bus fell into a deep gorge in south Mizoram's Lunglei district on Saturday night, officials said on Sunday.

    11 killed in Mizoram accident
    Aizawl, Oct 25 : At least 11 people, including four women, were killed and 21 others hurt when a private bus in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in Mizoram, police said on Sunday.

    Huge cache of arms and ammunition seized in Mizoram
    Aizawl, Oct 24 : Assam Rifles' troopers seized eight sophisticated assault rifles and twelve loaded magazines in Mizoram, police said here on Saturday.

    Octogenarian father kills son in Mizoram over drinking
    Aizawl, Oct 21 : An 80-year-old man was arrested in Mizoram on the charge of murdering his son with a machete in a fit of rage over his drinking, police said on Wednesday.

    RBI inaugurates two more sub-offices in northeast
    New Delhi, Oct 17 : India's central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced on Saturday it has opened two sub-offices in the northeastern states of Manipur and Mizoram.

    '2,700 Mizoram children did not enrol in schools'
    Aizawl, Oct 15 : Around 2,700 children in Mizoram did not enrol themselves in state-run schools, education minister H. Rohluna told the state assembly on Thursday.

    Green India mission plans of four states approved
    New Delhi, Oct 12 : The second meeting of National Executive Council (NEC) of the National Mission for a Green India (GIM) held here recently, approved the Perspective Plans and Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) submitted by four States - Mizoram, Manipur, Jharkhand and Kerala.

    Young players from northeast showcase skills at football tournaments
    New Delhi, Oct.2 : Government Chawngfiang Middle School from Mizoram won the Sub-Junior Under-14 title of the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament here by defeating Esteqalal School from Afghanistan.

    Mizoram, Manipur to soon implement food safety act
    Aizawl/Imphal/Agartala, Oct 2 : The Mizoram government will implement the National Food Security Act (NFSA) from November while its Manipur counterpart would do so likely in January 2016, the ministers of these states said on Friday.

    Mizoram CM meets DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh
    New Delhi, Sept.29 : Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr. Jitendra Singh here today and discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to the state.

    Make Mizoram 'bamboo state' of India: DoNER minister
    New Delhi, Sep 29 : Mizoram can become the "bamboo state" of India due to the high level of production of this giant woody grass which can be used for furniture as well as paper, Development of the Northeastern Region (DoNER) Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday.

    Anthurium festival, Mizo Bamboo Day begin October 1
    Kolkata, Sep 29 : More than 70 home-grown varieties of the beautiful anthurium flower will be showcased at the three-day Anthurium festival in Mizoram beginning October 1, organisers said on Tuesday.

    Mizoram school claims Subroto Cup U-14 boys trophy
    New Delhi, Sep 24 : Mizoram's Government Chawngfiang Middle School lifted the 56th Subroto Cup Sub-Junior (Under-14) football trophy, beating Esteqalal School from Afghanistan 3-2 in a keenly contested final at the Ambedkar Stadium here today.

    Manipur situation: Mizoram CM defends his letter to PM
    New Delhi, Sep 24 : Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has defended his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the violence in Manipur over its state assembly passing three controversial bills, and said he wanted to help his people in the neighbouring state.

    Electoral roll revision in Tripura refugee camps sparks protests
    Agartala, Sep 24 : The Election Commission's (EC) belated decision to conduct special summary revision of electoral lists in the seven refugee camps in northern Tripura triggered protests from youth organisations in Mizoram on Thursday.

    Arunachal, Manipur, Mizoram under ESI health scheme by year-end
    New Delhi, Sep 22 : The central government on Tuesday announced extending by December 31 the Employees State Insurance (ESI) scheme to Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Mizoram -- the remaining three states of the northeast region so far uncovered by the central scheme.

    Mizoram farming scheme attracts international support, funding
    Aizawl, Sep 1 : The Mizoram government's flagship farming scheme that aims to benefit over 125,000 tribal families in the state has attracted international funding and global agencies' support, Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said here.

    EC yet to decide on Reang refugees' inclusion in Mizoram voter list
    Aizawl, Aug 31 : The Election Commission is yet to decide whether Mizoram's Reang tribals, who have been living in relief camps in Tripura for the past 18 years, should be included in Mizoram's electoral list or not, an official said here on Monday.

    Landslides block Mizoram's lifeline
    Aizawl, Aug 28 : Mizoram remained cut off by road from the rest of the country as huge landslides blocked National Highway 54 - the lifeline of the state - since Thursday, an official said on Friday.

    Mizoram seeks central aid to develop tourism sector
    New Delhi, Aug 28 : Mizoram Tourism Minister John Rotluangliana on Friday sought central assistance for the development of the state's tourism sector.

    Electoral rolls of Reang refugees caught in repatriation standoff
    Agartala/Aizawl, Aug 28 : An 18-year-old logjam on the repatriation of a group of Reang tribals from relief camps in Tripura has now thrown up a new challenge: whether or not their names should be included in the electoral rolls of their home state of Mizoram.

    Mizoram probes deaths of endangered species
    Aizawl, Aug 21 : Mizoram's forest and environment department has initiated a probe into the deaths of endangered serows (goat-antelopes) after a large number of carcasses were found in two villages of the state, an official said here on Friday.

    Tripura, Mizoram ready to implement food security act
    Agartala/Aizawl, Aug 20 : The Tripura and Mizoram governments have almost computerised their Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) to implement the National Food Security Act (NFSA), official sources in the two states said.

    Notice to Mizoram government over student's killing
    Aizawl, Aug 17 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked Mizoram to submit a report within four weeks on the reported killing of a student in police firing, an official said here on Monday.

    Trade with Myanmar, Bangladesh soon: Mizoram CM
    Aizawl, Aug 15 : Trade between Mizoram, Myanmar and Bangladesh would be launched soon as border infrastructures were almost ready, Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said here on Saturday.

    NHRC issues notice to Mizoram Government over killing of a youth in ...
    New Delhi, Aug.14 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a student named Agosh Chakma, aged 20 years, was killed in police firing at Chawngte in South Mizoram on August 4.

    NHRC notice to Mizoram over student's death
    New Delhi, Aug 14 : The NHRC has issued notice to Mizoram after a 20-year-old student was shot dead by police, a statement said on Friday.

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