Articles about Mizoram

Top travel destinations in India in 2022

17 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
Top travel destinations in India in 2022

Many of us are cautiously attempting to make our travel plans for this year, lest the pandemic eats up all the joy again.

Efforts on to resolve border dispute with Assam: Mizoram minister

09 Sep 2021

Politics
Efforts on to resolve border dispute with Assam: Mizoram minister

The Mizoram government has devised strategies and making massive efforts to resolve the long-standing border dispute with neighboring Assam, state Home Minister Lalchamliana told the assembly on Thursday.

Theft case: Mizoram will not file lawsuit against Assam cops

23 Aug 2021

India
Theft case: Mizoram will not file lawsuit against Assam cops

Mizoram police will not initiate legal proceedings against their Assam counterparts in a case of alleged theft of construction material, a senior official said on Monday, a day after the things were handed back.

More than 300 schools reopen in Mizoram

23 Aug 2021

India
More than 300 schools reopen in Mizoram

Over 300 schools in Mizoram's COVID-19 free areas have been allowed to reopen for the new academic session 2021-2022, an official of the school education department said.

Mizoram to 'relook' FIR against Assam CM after inter-state violence

01 Aug 2021

India
Mizoram to 'relook' FIR against Assam CM after inter-state violence

After the Mizoram Police named Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in an FIR related to an inter-state border row, the Mizoram government Sunday said that it will review the case.

Assam-Mizoram border dispute: Both states' officials, including Assam CM, booked

31 Jul 2021

India
Assam-Mizoram border dispute: Both states' officials, including Assam CM, booked

The Assam-Mizoram border dispute is worsening by the day and the issue has taken a new turn as both states have now booked each other's top officials.

Assam issues advisory against traveling to Mizoram citing safety threat

30 Jul 2021

India
Assam issues advisory against traveling to Mizoram citing safety threat

Issuing a first-of-its-kind travel advisory, the Assam government has asked the people of the state not to travel to the neighboring state, Mizoram, saying there is a "threat to personal safety."

7-member Congress committee to assess Assam-Mizoram border violence

27 Jul 2021

Politics
7-member Congress committee to assess Assam-Mizoram border violence

The Indian National Congress on Tuesday constituted a seven-member committee to assess the Assam-Mizoram border dispute and the "ensuing violence that cost the lives of police personnel."

6 cops killed in Assam-Mizoram border violence; Centre's intervention sought

26 Jul 2021

India
6 cops killed in Assam-Mizoram border violence; Centre's intervention sought

Six police officers were killed as violence broke out at the disputed Assam-Mizoram border on Monday, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

Mizoram: Highest daily cases reported, over 150 children COVID-19 positive

20 Jul 2021

India
Mizoram: Highest daily cases reported, over 150 children COVID-19 positive

Mizoram on Tuesday reported the highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases as 807 people tested positive, taking the tally to 28,295, a health department official said.

Mizoram reimposes lockdown in AMC area as COVID-19 cases rise

17 Jul 2021

India
Mizoram reimposes lockdown in AMC area as COVID-19 cases rise

The Mizoram government has reimposed a seven-day complete lockdown in Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) area in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases, over two weeks after easing restrictions, officials said.

Over 700 Myanmar nationals entered Mizoram in past few weeks

28 Jun 2021

India
Over 700 Myanmar nationals entered Mizoram in past few weeks

Over 700 people from Myanmar, mostly civilians, have entered Mizoram in the past few weeks, a police officer said on Sunday.

Mizoram: Policemen back from Assam poll duty test COVID-19 positive

09 Apr 2021

India
Mizoram: Policemen back from Assam poll duty test COVID-19 positive

Twelve policemen, who returned from Assam after election duty, and seven children were among the 36 newly infected people in Mizoram.

Modi brought flood of development to Northeast, says Amit Shah

27 Dec 2020

Politics
Modi brought flood of development to Northeast, says Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought a flood of development to Northeast India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday in Imphal, Manipur.

Violence at Assam-Mizoram border leaves several injured, Centre intervenes

19 Oct 2020

India
Violence at Assam-Mizoram border leaves several injured, Centre intervenes

The Centre has called a meeting between Assam and Mizoram after a violent clash at the states' border on Saturday evening left at least seven people injured.

Active coronavirus cases are declining, India gets slim hope

25 Sep 2020

India
Active coronavirus cases are declining, India gets slim hope

Although newer coronavirus infections are rising worryingly across India, the trend in the last few days has offered hope, albeit temporary — the number of active cases is declining and the reproductive number (R) has dipped to less than 1 for the first time since March.

Coronavirus: India reports 96k+ new cases, over 1,200 more deaths

11 Sep 2020

India
Coronavirus: India reports 96k+ new cases, over 1,200 more deaths

On Thursday, India reported the highest single-day spike of over 96,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 45.6 lakh. Over 1,200 fresh fatalities also pushed the death toll to 76,323.

India's cancer cases could witness 12% surge in 5 years

19 Aug 2020

India
India's cancer cases could witness 12% surge in 5 years

As India continues to battle the novel coronavirus pandemic, concerns have been raised over another major health condition: Cancer.

Two crashes, similar reasons: Kerala's mishap reminds of Mangaluru accident

08 Aug 2020

India
Two crashes, similar reasons: Kerala's mishap reminds of Mangaluru accident

Last evening, an Air India Express repatriation flight met with a terrible tragedy while landing at Kerala's Kozhikode Airport, killing at least 18 people, including both pilots.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 18L with over 52,000 new cases

03 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 18L with over 52,000 new cases

On Sunday, India reported over 52,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now crossed 18 lakh while the death toll also surged past 38,000.

How local communities in the Northeast are helping fight COVID-19

25 Jul 2020

India
How local communities in the Northeast are helping fight COVID-19

While the major hotspots of Delhi and Mumbai are starting to control the spread of the coronavirus, the outbreak has been getting worse in the Northeastern states.

After Mizoram, Nagaland Cabinet bans sale of dog meat

04 Jul 2020

India
After Mizoram, Nagaland Cabinet bans sale of dog meat

The Nagaland government on Friday banned the sale of dog meat in the state along with the commercial import and trading of dogs.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.1 lakh after biggest spike yet

21 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.1 lakh after biggest spike yet

India on Saturday reported nearly 16,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record spike. The total number of cases across the country has now breached the 4 lakh mark, reaching 4.1 lakh.

BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins

19 Jun 2020

Politics
BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins

Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats, spread across eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya) started today, the first major political exercise since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything in March.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.81 lakh after record single-day spike

19 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.81 lakh after record single-day spike

India on Thursday hit another record spike as almost 14,000 new coronavirus infections were detected nationwide.

Coronavirus: India registers 3.67 lakh cases after biggest spike yet

18 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India registers 3.67 lakh cases after biggest spike yet

India on Wednesday reported roughly 13,000 new coronavirus infections in the biggest single-day spike yet.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.21 lakh after record spike

14 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.21 lakh after record spike

India on Saturday reported roughly 12,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record spike. The nationwide tally has now crossed 3.21 lakh while the death toll stands at 9,200.

Coronavirus: India surpasses UK as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh

12 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India surpasses UK as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh

India on Thursday recorded over 11,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now reached 2.98 lakh, while the death toll has crossed 8,500.

Coronavirus: Over 8,100 dead in India; Maharashtra records biggest spike

11 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: Over 8,100 dead in India; Maharashtra records biggest spike

India on Wednesday reported over 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.87 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 8,108.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

10 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

India on Tuesday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.76 lakh. The death toll also rose to 7,745.

Coronavirus: Over 7,400 dead in India; Mumbai tally crosses 50,000

09 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: Over 7,400 dead in India; Mumbai tally crosses 50,000

India on Monday reported 9,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.66 lakh. The death toll due to COVID-19 also climbed to 7,476.

As India 'unlocks', West Bengal extends lockdown till June 30

08 Jun 2020

India
As India 'unlocks', West Bengal extends lockdown till June 30

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that the coronavirus lockdown in the state will be extended till June 30.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.5 lakh after biggest spike yet

08 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.5 lakh after biggest spike yet

India on Sunday recorded roughly 11,000 new coronavirus infections, marking its biggest spike. The nationwide tally has now surged past 2.5 lakh while the death toll stood at 7,205.

Coronavirus: India reports 2.26 lakh cases; will overtake Italy soon

05 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India reports 2.26 lakh cases; will overtake Italy soon

With almost 10,000 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, India recorded its biggest single-day spike yet again.

Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

03 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

India on Tuesday recorded over 8,800 new coronavirus infections marking its highest single-day jump.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1 lakh; death toll reaches 3,165

19 May 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1 lakh; death toll reaches 3,165

India on Monday reported over 4,600 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nationwide tally past 1 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 3,165.

Coronavirus: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu extend lockdown till May 31

17 May 2020

India
Coronavirus: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu extend lockdown till May 31

The Maharashtra government on Sunday decided to extend the state-wide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The lockdown will now last until May 31.

Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today

27 Apr 2020

India
Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states on the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown which is supposed to end on May 3.

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

23 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said that India has flattened the curve of the coronavirus outbreak.

India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

16 Apr 2020

India
India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

India on Thursday received a total of five lakh rapid testing kits from two different Chinese companies, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.