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Tobacco consumption–Mizoram

Newmai News Network Aizawl, November 7 The latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GAT) report said that 67.2% of Mizoram population uses different types of tobacco products. Following the report, Mizoram State Tobacco Control Society Nodal Officer Dr Jane Ralte said as per…

Mizoram will become gateway to South East Asia: Governor

Agra, November 2 (IANS): Mizoram Governor Lt Gen (retd) Nirbhay Sharma said on Wednesday that the northeastern state, which till now was an outpost of India, is well on its way to becoming the gateway to southeast Asia.   “Mizoram…

Mizoram starts identification of Reang refugees in Tripura

Agartala/Aizawl, November 2 (IANS) Amidst uncertainty of repatriation of over 31,000 Reang tribal refugees, living in Tripura for the past 19 years, Mizoram government officials on Wednesday began their identification.   “A 30-member team of Mizoram government officials led by…

Quake hits Mizoram and adjoining areas

Aizawl, October 26 (IANS): A 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the mountainous northeastern state of Mizoram and adjoining areas on Wednesday. There was no report of any damage due to the tremor yet, officials said. “The 4.8-magnitude quake struck Mizoram and adjoining…

Fund crisis: Tripura, Mizoram unsure of meeting 7th Pay Commission obligations

Agartala/Aizawl, October 18 (IANS) Congress-ruled Mizoram and Left-ruled Tripura have said that they are not in a position to implement the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) recommendations for their employees.   To implement the 7th CPC, Tripura requires an additional…

Uncertainty over Bru refugees’ return to Mizoram even after Delhi meeting

Agartala/New Delhi, October 12 (IANS) Uncertainty of repatriation of over 31,000 tribal refugees, living in Tripura for the past 19 years, to Mizoram continued even after a high-level meeting at the Union Home Ministry in Delhi, officials said on Wednesday.…

Court attack: Gauhati HC Chief Justice visits Mizoram

Aizawl, October 5 (IANS) Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh on Wednesday visited Mizoram in the wake of a mob attack at Lunglei court and subsequent withdrawal of all judges from there, an official said.   “Gauhati High Court…

One in every four men in Aizawl facing cancer threat

One in every four men in Aizawl facing cancer threat

Aizawl, October 3 (IANS) Men in Mizoram’s capital Aizawl have much higher probability of developing cancer than their counterparts in any other part of the country, an official said here on Monday.   According to the Population Based Cancer Registries…

Mizoram launches new policy to boost agri-based economy

Aizawl, October 2 (IANS) The Mizoram government has launched a New Economic Development Policy (NEDP) to boost the state’s agriculture-based economy, develop rural infrastructure and to raise livelihood of the people.   The new policy would develop private-public partnerships for…

Mizoram to continue peace talks with terror outfit

Aizawl, September 29 (IANS) The Mizoram government would continue to hold peace talks with the Manipur-based terror outfit — Hmar People’s Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) and the second round of the bi-partite talks is scheduled on October 5, an official said here…

Centre calls for report on court violence from Mizoram

New Delhi, September 28 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has sought a report from the Congress-ruled Mizoram government over violence on Lunglei court premises, which led to the Gauhati High Court withdrawing all judges from there.   The situation has…

Mizoram govt firm not to concede to HPC-D demand

Next round of talks between Mizoram govt and HPC-D on October 4   Newmai News Network Aizawl | September 25   The next round of talks between the Government of Mizoram and Hmar People Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) will be held on…

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