Mizoram Chief Minister says he faced a lot of discrimination in India

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said he faced racial discrimination in this country. “Racial abuse is the worst thing in this country. I have faced it myself a lot of times. These are foolish people who do not know their own country,” the 74-year-old Chief Minister said, according to the reports. ALSO READ: Why these airports are world’s …

Mizoram records the highest rate of child sexual abuse

Monday, February 27, 2017


The state of Mizoram record the highest number of sexual abuse cases, with 568 of the child sexual abuse against children recorded in last five years, according to the reports. Showing an increasing trend of child sexual abuse in the state, the findings of the abuse were brought to fore through a report prepared by Mizoram’s …

IRCTC joins hands with Mizoram to promote tourism in Northeast

Tuesday, December 06, 2016


In a bid to promote tourism activities in the North-Eastern states, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has joined hands with Mizoram to provide a range of hospitality and tourism services to tourists visiting the state. Both signed an agreement at Aizwal last week, which aimed at boosting tourism activities in Mizoram. ALSO READ: This …

Laldenga Remembered in Mizoram

Thursday, July 07, 2016


The 26th Death Anniversary of Mizo Leader Laldenga was celebrated today with leaders of Mizo National Front, and others laying wreaths at his burial place in Aizawl this morning. Former state home minister and ‘Army Chief’ of the erstwhile underground Mizo National Army (MNA) Tawnluia and Laldenga’s widow Lalbiakdiki were among those who laid wreaths …

Celebrating ‘Missionary Day’ today

Monday, January 11, 2016


Aizawl: ‘Missionary Day’, anniversary of the arrival of two Welsh Christian missionaries, was on Monday observed and celebrated across the Christian-dominated north eastern state of Mizoram. Government offices and educational institutions were closed for the day as the state government declared the day as a public holiday. The local churches of the Baptist Church of …

Mizoram 2015: Of Guv appointments, Brus, & liquor ban lifting

Friday, December 18, 2015


Frequent change of governors dominated the political scenario in Mizoram in 2015 which also saw lifting of an 18-year-old ban on liquor in the state. The year began with the swearing-in of Aziz Qureshi as governor on January 9 by Justice Michael Zothankhuma, who himself was sworn-in as a judge of Gauhati High Court two …

Beef fest in Mizoram to protest ban

Monday, December 14, 2015


People’s Right to Information and Development Society of Mizoram (PRISM), the Aizawl-based anti corruption watchdog, organised a community feast with beef here to protest against beef ban in several states and “growing intolerance” in the country. A press statement issued by the PRISM said a youth rally was organised after which the feast was held. …

Mizo student found dead in Shamli

Friday, December 11, 2015


An engineering student from Mizoram was found dead with injuries on the body in Jhinjhana town of neighbouring Shamli district. The victim was identified as Champkriyan, a B Tech student hailing from Mizoram, police said today. The body with injury marks was found near his engineering college yesterday, according to Circle Officer Waseem Khan. The …

Zoramthanga wants talks with NDFB(P) on ‘political level’

Wednesday, December 09, 2015


Former Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga said he would appeal to the Centre to upgrade the peace talks with the NDFB(P) from official level to political level. This was necessary since officials dealing with the militant groups were delaying the progress of negotiations, Zoramthanga told PTI here over phone from New Delhi where he landed last …

Reverse Tragedy wins top prize at Hornbill Rock Contest

Monday, December 07, 2015


Reverse Tragedy, from Mizoram, struck the right notes to walk away as the winner of the prestigious Hornbill International Rock Contest. The band beat nine groups to become the winner at the grand finale last night at Hockey Ground, IG Stadium, Kohima as part of the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland. The finale was attended by …

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