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Swine disease contained in Mizoram, alert sounded in Tripura
Aizawl/Agartala, June 29 : The Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) disease which has so far killed at least 3,500 pigs in Mizoram has largely been contained, officials said in Aizawl on Wednesday.
Centre ensures early repatriation of Bru refugees from Tripura
Tripura, June 28 : Bru refugees from Mizoram have been streaming into refugee camps in north Tripura since 1997. Recently, a senior official of the Ministry of Home Affairs visited Tripura to ensure early repatriation of the Bru refugees to Mizoram.
Yoga events held in Mizoram, Tripura
Aizawl/Agartala, June 21 : The International Yoga Day was observed, enthusiastically in Left Front-ruled Tripura and at low key in predominantly Christian Mizoram on Tuesday after church bodies asked their members to refrain from the practice of Yoga.
Mizoram to start peace talks with Hmar terror outfit
Aizawl, June 17 : The Mizoram government said on Friday it will soon start peace talks with Manipur-based terror outfit Hmar People's Convention (Democratic) or HPC (D).
Practice of Yoga should not be forced on any one: Mizoram Governor
Aizawl/Agartala, June 16 : Mizoram Governor, Lt. Gen. Nirbhay Sharma (retd.) on Thursday suggested that the controversy over yoga should be sorted out by talks and no one should be forced to practice it.
Mizoram hands over gold robbery case to CBI
Aizawl, June 15 : The Mizoram government has handed over the Rs 14.5 crore gold robbery case to the CBI as the Special Investigation Team (SIT), constituted by the state government to probe the case, was facing problems, an official said here on Wednesday.
Authorities working to restore rail service in north-east
Agartala, June 10 : Authorities are working on a war-footing to restore rail traffic that has remained disrupted for nearly a month in southern Assam, Tripura, Mizoram and western Manipur due to incessant rain and subsequent landslides.
Top officials urge Reang tribal refugees in Tripura to return home
Agartala/Aizawl, June 4 : Officials of the Centre and two state governments on Saturday asked Reang tribal refugees, sheltered in North Tripura district for the last 19 years, to return to their homes in Mizoram and take the benefit of the rehabilitation package.
MHA sends senior official to end Mizoram Bru refugee impasse
Agartala (Tripura), June 4 : A senior official of the Ministry of Home Affairs arrived in Agartala on Friday to discuss the repatriation of the Mizoram Bru displaced people sheltered in seven camps in North Tripura.
Top officials persuade Reang tribal refugees in Tripura to return ...
Agartala/Aizawl, June 4 : Officials of the Centre and two state governments on Saturday met Reang tribal refugees, who have been sheltered in North Tripura district for the last 19 years, to persuade them to return to their homes in Mizoram.
Rains, landslides disrupt rail, road links to Manipur, Tripura
Agartala, May 26 : Rail and road traffic remained disrupted on Thursday in southern Assam, Tripura, Mizoram and western Manipur due to incessant rains and landslides.
Mizoram's fresh initiative to take back tribal refugees from Tripura
Aizawl/Agartala, May 23 : The Mizoram government has taken a fresh initiative to take back the tribal refugees sheltered in seven north Tripura camps for the last 19 years, officials said here on Monday.
Two children killed as rain affects life in north-east India
Agartala/Aizawl, May 21 : At least two children were killed and as many injured as an incessant downpour unleashed by cyclone 'Roanu' derailed normal life in Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and southern Assam on Saturday.
Heavy rains affect life in north-east India
Agartala/Aizawl, May 21 : Incessant downpour unleashed by cyclone 'Roanu' derailed normal life on Saturday in Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and southern Assam.
Rain, landslides disrupt road, rail traffic in north-east
Agartala/Silchar, May 21 : Road and rail traffic was disrupted in southern Assam, Tripura, Mizoram and western Manipur by incessant rain and landslides, officials said here on Saturday.
PM Modi greets Mizoram CM on his birthday
New Delhi, May 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhalwa on his birthday.
Rain, landslides disrupts railway services in northeast India
Agartala, May 18 : Torrential rains and heavy landslides have once again disrupted rail services in southern Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram, officials said on Wednesday.
Communal tension flares up in Tripura as Mizoram tribal refugees ...
Kanchanpur (Tripura), May 16 : Communal tension flared up between locals of Tripura and Mizoram Bru (Reang) refugees in the Kanchanpur area of the state after the latter burnt and damaged the houses of the former.
Tension prevails in Tripura after houses torched
Agartala, May 16 : Tension prevailed on Monday in Tripura's Kanchanpur areas where angry tribal refugees of Mizoram burnt and damages around 22 houses of locals the previous day, police said.
Tribal refugees burn 10 houses after tribal's suicide in Tripura
Agartala, May 15 : Tension prevailed on Sunday in Kanchanpur in northern Tripura as angry tribal refugees, originally hailing from Mizoram, burnt around 10 houses of locals, police here said.
5 percent of Indian marriages inter-caste; in Mizoram, 55 percent
Christian-dominated Mizoram - 87 percent of the population is Christian - has the most inter-caste marriages in India, a nation where 95 percent of Indians marry within their caste, according to a 2016 report from the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), a New Delhi-based ...
Fed Cup: Aizawl FC held to a goalless draw by Sporting Goa
Aizawl, May 10 : Aizawl FC were held to a goalless draw by Sporting Club de Goa in the first leg of their semi-final clash in the Hero Federation Cup 2016 at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Aizawl, Mizoram on Tuesday.
Animal diseases compel Mizoram to curb animal imports
Aizawl, May 10 : Mizoram will stop importing poultry, pigs and cattle from Bangladesh as well as other states after several thouand animals died due to diseases, an official said here on Tuesday.
Aizawl FC gear up for Sporting Goa challenge
Aizawl, May 9 : After upsetting the 'Champions of India', Bengaluru FC in the last round, 'underdogs' Aizawl FC are all set to host Sporting Club de Goa in the first leg of their semi-final clash in the Hero Federation Cup 2016 at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Aizawl, Mizoram on May 10.
Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Mizoram
Guwahati, May 8 : Security forces recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition, including two assault rifles, from Aizawl, capital city of Mizoram, on May 7, officials said on Sunday.
Army officer sent to police custody for robbing gold
Aizawl, May 6 : An army officer, arrested in Mizoram capital Aizawl on Thursday for allegedly robbing gold biscuits worth Rs.14.5 crore from a driver who brought hese from Myanmar in December 2015, was sent to police custody by a local court here on Friday, police said.
Army officer arrested on alleged charges of stealing smuggled gold
Aizwal, May 5 : A senior army officer and eight of his men from 39 Assam Rifles were arrested on Thursday for allegedly stealing smuggled gold bars in Mizoram, media reports said.
250 pigs dead due to PRRS in Mizoram
Aizawl, May 4 : Deaths of more than 250 pigs have been reported due to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) in Mizoram's Champhai district, bordering Myanmar.
Disrupted rail services in northeast may resume by May 6
Silchar/Agartala, May 3 : Rail services between the rest of India and southern Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram that have been suspended for the past one week following heavy landslides may resume by Friday, officials said on Tuesday.