Mizoram: Grant in Aid schools launch strike

Newmai News Network Aizawl | June 18   The Mizoram Government Lumpsum Grant-in-Aid Higher Secondary School Association (MIGLAHSSA) has launched an indefinite strike from Monday demanding adhoc status. There are nine such institutions in Mizoram which have been monitored and manned by villages out of public contribution for more than 14 years.   MIGLAHSSA secretary, […]

Hmar outfit cadres receive peace package

Hmar outfit cadres receive peace package

A cadre of the Hmar People’s Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) receiving a peace package from the Mizoram government on June 13.   Newmai News Network Aizawl | June 13   As per the peace accord signed on April 2, 2018, the Mizoram government on Wednesday disbursed the rehabilitation package to the  cadres of Hmar People’s Convention (Democratic) […]

Early monsoon creates havoc in NE

Early monsoon creates havoc in NE

Aizawl, June 13 (IANS/NNN): The Southwest Monsoon has already covered most parts of northeast India while the floods caused due to heavy rains are creating havoc in Tripura and Mizoram, officials said on Wednesday.   At least four people were killed in different places of Tripura as the flood waters inundated many villages, homes, and […]

Tripura, Mizoram step up efforts to tackle cyber crime

Agartala/Aizawl, June 9 (IANS) Tripura and Mizoram have taken steps to strengthen their existing setup to deal with the growing incidents of cyber crime, including misuse of social media, officials said on Saturday.   The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Tripura has recently decided to set up a separate full-fledged Crime Branch comprising senior IPS officers. […]

Mizoram CM slams Citizenship Bill

AIZAWL, JUNE 8 (NNN):  Mizoram chief minister, Lal Thanhawla on Friday slammed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 and termed the bill as an attempt to grant citizenship to a particular religious community from outside the country.   Addressing a political session at Congress Bhawan here, Lal Thanhawla alleged that the BJP led Central government has […]

Mizoram’s second longest bridge inaugurated

Newmai News Network Aizawl | June 7   Mizoram Chief Minister, Lal Thanhawla inaugurated Mizoram’s second longest  bridge (Pre-Stressed Concrete Bridge) over Tlawng river in Bairabi along the Mizoram-Assam border. The bridge was constructed by the state PWD with fund from NEC.   Inaugurating the Rs 1413.03 lakh cost concrete bridge, Lal Thanhawla said that […]

Mizoram to get its first cyber police station soon: DIG

Aizawl, June 7 (PTI):  The Mizoram government will soon set up its first cyber crime police station here, a senior police official said today.   This will be done by elevating the present cyber crime cell under the CID, DIG (northern range) Lalbiakthanga Khiangte said.   Bank fraud through information technology and abuse of social […]

11 dead, 19 injured as bus falls into gorge in Mizoram

11 dead, 19 injured as bus falls into gorge in Mizoram

Rescue workers at the site of the accident   Newmai News Network Aizawl | June 5   At least 11 people, including a 15-year-old girl have been killed and 19 others injured, when a private bus, they were travelling in, fell into a gorge near Pangzawl village in south Mizoram’s Lunglei district at the wee […]

Landslide kills 10 in Lunglei town

Newmai News Network Aizawl | June 5   In a tragic incident in Mizoram, at least 10 people, including 5 children, were killed and 4 others injured when a semi-pucca building that housed two families was swept away by massive landslide caused by heavy rains in south Mizoram on Monday evening.   Police said that […]

Mountainous North East receives erratic rainfall

Mountainous North East receives erratic rainfall

Dark clouds hover over Peren Town during rainy day (Morung file Photo)   Agartala/Guwahati, June 2 (IANS): Mountainous northeastern India has experienced uneven pre-monsoon rains, though Tripura recorded 71 per cent excess rainfall, officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.   The IMD said the seasonal monsoon (June to September) rainfall is likely to […]

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