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  • Moderate intensity earthquake hits Northeast India November 21, 2014

    Agartala/Aizawl: Three earthquakes, one of moderate intensity, hit India's northeastern region Thursday night and Friday, an official said. There are no reports of casualties or damage to property. "A moderate intensity quake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale and two low intensity tremors both measuring 4.3 on the Richter Scale shook...
  • Mizoram: Woman set ablaze by husband October 6, 2014

    Aizawl: A 40-year-old woman suffered serious burn injuries when her husband allegedly set her on fire in Kolasib district of Mizoram, police said on Monday. R Rualchhana (47) in an inebriated state doused his wife Lalrinsangi with kerosene before setting her on fire after an altercation on Friday. Lalrinsangi was...
  • KK Paul takes charge as Mizoram Governor September 16, 2014

    Aizawl: Meghalaya governor Krishan Kant Paul, appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee to take additional charge of Mizoram was today swornin as the Mizoram governor. Judge of Aizawl Bench of the Gauhati High Court Justice LS Jamir administered the oath of office to Paul at a function at the Aizawl Raj...
  • Mizoram: Three Brus arrested in connection with an abduction case April 19, 2014

    Aizawl: Three persons belonging to the Bru community were arrested for their alleged involvement in the abduction of two Mizos and a non-tribal in November last year, police said on Saturday. All the three arrested, who are residents at Naisingpara relief camp in North Tripura district's Kanchanpur sub-division, were arrested...
  • EC appealed for changing poll schedule in Mizoram October 7, 2013

    Aizawl: Several organisations and major political parties of Mizoram on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Election Commission seeking change of dates for polling and counting in the coming state Assembly elections. The Presbyterian Church Synod, the central committee of the Young Mizo Association (YMA), the Mizoram People's Forum (MPF) and...
  • Aizawl landslide toll mounts to 17, probe announced May 14, 2013

    Aizawl: The death toll in Saturday's landslide in Mizoram's capital Aizawl rose to 17 on Monday, as Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla announced setting up of an inquiry commission to probe the circumstances leading to the disaster. Aizawl SP (Traffic) Lallianmawia said four bodies were recovered since Sunday night, while...
  • Easter Sunday celebrated in Mizoram March 31, 2013

    Aizawl: Easter Sunday, the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion to redeem the world, was celebrated all over Mizoram on Sunday with religious solemnity and gaiety by different church denominations. Band parties of different corps of the Salvation Army on Sunday woke the Aizawl populace by playing the hymn,...
  • Survey: Bizarre small town sex facts you didn't know December 4, 2012

    The INDIA TODAYNielsen Sex Survey of four metros (Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai) as well as 12 towns (Hisar, Moradabad, Kota, Kolhapur, Jamnagar, Ratlam, Salem, Kottayam, Guntur, Asansol, Baleshwar and Aizawl) throws up some interesting facts about how people from India's small towns behave between the sheets. The 10th annual sex...
  • 100 Mizo Jews leave for Israel November 16, 2006

    Aizawl: A total of 103 Jews from Mizoram, who claim to be descendents of the Israeli tribe of Bnei Menashe, left Aizawl for Israel on Thursday. Another batch of 100 people will leave for Israel on Friday, sources in the Shavei Hebrew Centre said. The Bnei Menashe (children of Menashe) claim...