Mizoram put on high alert to face Ebola

Aizawl: The Mizoram governemnt today placed the state health services department on high alert for any eventuality of Ebola break out in the state. An official statement released here said programme officers of the state health services department met here today to

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Aizawl, Agartala to have ‘no shadow’ moment in June

GUWAHATI, May 29 – It is said that one’s shadow never leaves a person. However, twice a year exactly such a phenomenon takes place for those residing in places located between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer. And people

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Gibbon turns on protectors, injures four

AIZAWL: A hoolock gibbon, being protected for two years by the people of the Thingsul-Tlangnuam village in Aizawl district, recently attacked four people of the village and seriously injured some of them. The villagers said that a 12-year-old boy, Remsangzuala, was climbing

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Mizoram policy to check drug menace

AIZAWL: The increasing drug menace in Mizoram has compelled the state government to formulate a new drug policy as at least 10,750 youths in the state, which has a population of barely 10 lakh, are intravenous drug users (IDUs), said Delhi-based UNODC

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HPC(D) ready for talks with Mizoram govt

Aizawl, May 25 (PTI) Manipur-based Hmar People’s Convention (Democrats) today said the outfit was ready for talks and waiting for response from the Mizoram government. In a press statement e-mailed to the media, John F Hmar, ‘Secretary for Information and Publicity’ of

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Mizoram heritage body no to sports complex

AIZAWL: The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), Mizoram chapter, which has successfully fought for the return of the historic Waterloo cannons to Aizawl and forced the Indian Air Force (IAF) to shift a radar station in southern Mizoram,

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221 pigs die in Mizoram in last three months

At least 221 pigs have died of swine flu in Mizoram’s southern Lunglei district in the past three months, an official statement today said. The Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department officials said that there were 847 pigs infected with fever in the

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Explosion in Mizoram temple

An explosion ripped through a temple inside the premises of the 26th battalion Assam Rifles in Aizawl early on Thursday morning. The explosion shattered 26 window panes and some window frames, the police said. Police suspected that the explosive used was gelatin

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Manipur, Mizoram governments to honour Everesters

Imphal/Aizawl, May 23 : The governments of Manipur and Mizoram will felicitate the members of the first Northeast India Top of the World Mount Everest Expedition, 2013, who recently scaled the highest peak of the world, officials said Thursday. “The Manipur government

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Mizo students’ bodies to raise fund for victims of mob violence

Aizawl, May 6 (UNI) The state’s two largest student organisations – Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) and Mizo Students’ Union (MSU) have made a bold decision to go ahead with their plans to collect donations for the homeless residents of Saikhumphai Bawk, albeit

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