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  • Fierce battle in Myanmar forces people to take shelter in Mizoram

    Fierce battle in Myanmar forces people to take shelter in Mizoram

    The Champhai district along the India-Myanmar border is currently sheltering 4,550 refugees, the highest, followed by Aizawl district where 1,700 refugees have taken shelter. A majority of those who have taken shelter in the bordering state belong to the Chin community, also known as the Zo community, who share the same ancestry, ethnicity and culture as the Mizos of Mizoram.

    September 12, 2021
  • Mizoram reports over 1,000 new COVID cases for 4th consecutive day

    Mizoram reports over 1,000 new COVID cases for 4th consecutive day

    According to state immunisation officer Dr Lalzawmi, over 6.62 lakh people have been inoculated till Thursday with 2.87 lakh of them have received both doses of the vaccines.

    September 10, 2021
  • Abduction of Mizoram’s JCB operator by Assam police intensifies boundary dispute

    Abduction of Mizoram’s JCB operator by Assam police intensifies boundary dispute

    The Centre has consistently maintained that it does not go beyond acting as a facilitator for amicable settlement of inter-State boundary disputes in the country.

    September 3, 2021
  • More than 300 schools reopen in Mizoram

    More than 300 schools reopen in Mizoram

    The school education department had on August 9 issued an order allowing re-opening of schools for primary to higher secondary level in COVID-19 free towns and villages subject to prior consultation with deputy commissioners.

    August 23, 2021
  • Project with World Bank to improve health services: Mizoram CM

    Project with World Bank to improve health services: Mizoram CM

    He said that the medical experts have forewarned that the third wave may affect children more severely and therefore, special care units of HDU/SICU and NICU have been installed at Zoram Medical College and in the hospitals in the districts.

    August 15, 2021
  • Comprehensive settlement needed for N-E disputes

    Comprehensive settlement needed for N-E disputes

    Considering the contesting claims of the parties and the complexity of the issue, the foremost priority in working out a solution should be the institution of an independent Interstate boundary commission.

    August 6, 2021
  • Assam, Mizoram agree to keep state forces out of contested areas

    Assam, Mizoram agree to keep state forces out of contested areas

    A joint statement, issued after the meeting at the Aijal Club in Aizawl, said that Assam and Mizoram would not send their respective forest officials and police force for patrolling, domination, enforcement, or for fresh deployment to any of the areas where confrontation and conflict had taken place between the two states on July 26.

    August 5, 2021
  • Mizoram blames Assam for continuing economic blockade

    Mizoram blames Assam for continuing economic blockade

    Mizoram health minister said the Assam blockade following last week's border clash has led to acute shortage of life-saving drugs, oxygen cylinders, oxygen plant spares and testing kits

    August 3, 2021
  • Assam to withdraw FIR against Mizoram RS member

    Assam to withdraw FIR against Mizoram RS member

    Assam CM said, "To take this goodwill gesture ahead, I have directed the Assam Police to withdraw the FIR against K. Vanlalvena, Hon'ble MP from Mizoram".

    August 2, 2021
  • Border clash: Mizoram to ‘relook’ FIR against Assam CM

    Border clash: Mizoram to ‘relook’ FIR against Assam CM

    Besides Sarma, who is accused of "attempt to murder and criminal conspiracy", six other officials, including an Assm IGP, DIG and the Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police of Cachar district, were named in the FIR lodged at the Vairengte police station in Kolasib district on July 26.

    August 1, 2021
  • MHA in regular talks with Assam, Mizoram govt, tracking situation

    MHA in regular talks with Assam, Mizoram govt, tracking situation

    Admitting that the situation is tense but under control, the MHA officials said the battalions of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrolling the area along National Highway 306 between the two states is in full strength to prevent any further clash between the state police.

    July 31, 2021
  • Border tension: Assam asks residents not to visit Mizoram

    Border tension: Assam asks residents not to visit Mizoram

    "People of Assam, staying in Mizoram due to work-related compulsion, should exercise utmost caution," mentioned in the advisory issued by Commissioner and Secretary, Home and Political, M.S. Manivannan.

    July 30, 2021
  • Gauhati HC seeks views of 3 NE states on ‘alarming rise’ in Covid cases

    Gauhati HC seeks views of 3 NE states on ‘alarming rise’ in Covid cases

    According to the latest data, the Covid positivity rate in Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, and Nagaland stands at 7.73 percent, 10.85 percent, and 6.51 percent, respectively, against a national daily positivity rate of 1.68 percent and weekly positivity rate of 2.06 percent.

    July 21, 2021
  • Over 10,600 pigs die of African Swine Fever in Mizoram

    Over 10,600 pigs die of African Swine Fever in Mizoram

    Mizoram Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department Minister K. Beichhua held a review meeting over the deaths to decide financial aid for the pig farmers amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

    July 9, 2021
  • Unemployed doctors come forward to fight COVID-19 in Mizoram

    Unemployed doctors come forward to fight COVID-19 in Mizoram

    Of the 412, 37 are doctors and 144 are nurses, while the rest are laboratory technicians and pharmacists.

    May 13, 2021
  • Neighbourly concern

    Neighbourly concern

    Governments of the North-eastern states bordering Myanmar have expressed sympathy for refugees fleeing military crackdown in that country.

    April 26, 2021
  • BSF cyclists cover 4,000 km along India-B’desh borders on 50th year of 1971 war

    BSF cyclists cover 4,000 km along India-B’desh borders on 50th year of 1971 war

    Tripura frontier Inspector General (IG) Susanta Kumar Nath said that the 70-day cycle rally covered around a 4,000-km distance along the frontiers of West Bengal, Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram. Nath said the BSF has always maintained good relations with its counterpart BGB.

    March 18, 2021