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Maharashtra extends lockdown till May-end as coronavirus cases cross 30,000

17 May 2020

Maharashtra extends lockdown till May-end as coronavirus cases cross 30,000

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

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

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 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.

Coronavirus: Over 350 dead in India; cases cross 10,000

14 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Over 350 dead in India; cases cross 10,000

On Monday, the total number of cases due to the coronavirus outbreak surged past 10,000 in India.

The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

23 Mar 2020

The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Statistical review of the tournament

14 Mar 2020

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Statistical review of the tournament

Saurashtra clinched their maiden Ranji Trophy title after gaining the first innings lead in the all-important final against Bengal.

Swaraj Kaushal calls out Naseeruddin Shah on Twitter; gets criticized

24 Jan 2020

Swaraj Kaushal calls out Naseeruddin Shah on Twitter; gets criticized

The ongoing debate over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) has left the whole nation divided.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Meghalaya's Abhay Negi slams fastest fifty

17 Nov 2019

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Meghalaya's Abhay Negi slams fastest fifty

Meghalaya all-rounder Abhay Negi impressed at large by hitting the bowlers to all parts of the ground as he slammed the fastest fifty in the history of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy against Mizoram on Sunday.

Amit Shah visits Mizoram to talk Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

05 Oct 2019

Amit Shah visits Mizoram to talk Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday visited Aizawl, Mizoram, to gain support for the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Northeast.

After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India

09 Sep 2019

After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India

Over a week after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list was released in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today that the Centre plans to eradicate illegal immigrants from the entire country.

India-Myanmar joint operation hits NE insurgent camps along border

16 Jun 2019

India-Myanmar joint operation hits NE insurgent camps along border

In a joint operation conducted over three weeks, the armies of India and Myanmar destroyed several insurgent camps set up by Northeast-based terrorist groups inside Myanmar, defense sources said on Sunday.

After Bihar, Mizoram to become dry state from April 1

23 Mar 2019

After Bihar, Mizoram to become dry state from April 1

Mizoram, the hill state, is again going to be a dry state from April 1, 2019.

Mizoram: Protesters burn effigies of PM Modi over Citizenship Bill

23 Jan 2019

Mizoram: Protesters burn effigies of PM Modi over Citizenship Bill

Thousands of people, including students, hit the streets across different places in Mizoram today to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

Mizoram body decides to boycott R-Day celebrations over Citizenship Bill

22 Jan 2019

Mizoram body decides to boycott R-Day celebrations over Citizenship Bill

Mizoram's NGO Coordination Committee has called for a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations in the state in protest against the citizenship bill, the committee's chairman Vanlalruata said.

Disease kills thousands of swine, Mizoram government bans pigs' import

17 Jan 2019

Disease kills thousands of swine, Mizoram government bans pigs' import

Mizoram government has banned the import of pigs and piglets to prevent the outbreak of a disease that has cost the lives of thousands of swine in the state.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: MNF establish early lead; CM Thanhawla loses both seats

11 Dec 2018

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: MNF establish early lead; CM Thanhawla loses both seats

In Mizoram, early trends indicate that the Mizo National Front (MNF) is surging ahead of the Congress.

#WinterSession: Triple Talaq on NDA's agenda; Rafale, CBI on opposition's

08 Dec 2018

#WinterSession: Triple Talaq on NDA's agenda; Rafale, CBI on opposition's

In the last winter session of the Parliament, before the country goes to polls in 2019, the NDA government is hoping to push the Triple Talaq Bill.

Mizoram polls: 15% voter turnout recorded in first two hours

28 Nov 2018

Mizoram polls: 15% voter turnout recorded in first two hours

Around 15% voter turnout was recorded in first two hours of polling in 40 Assembly constituencies of Mizoram, Chief Electoral Officer Ashish Kundra said today.

Congress lacks regard for Northeast region, its traditions: PM

23 Nov 2018

Congress lacks regard for Northeast region, its traditions: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he felt a deep sense of anguish at the Congress "abusing" Northeast culture and calling its dress "outlandish".

After outrage, SB Shashank removed as Mizoram-CEO by Election Commission

15 Nov 2018

After outrage, SB Shashank removed as Mizoram-CEO by Election Commission

On Thursday, the Election Commission removed Mizoram CEO SB Shashank from his position after massive outrage in the state.

Despite Rahul-Modi face-off, caste-equations, poll-result as unpredictable as Hollywood-thriller climax

11 Nov 2018

Despite Rahul-Modi face-off, caste-equations, poll-result as unpredictable as Hollywood-thriller climax

A Narendra Modi-Rahul Gandhi face-off, last-minute switching of camps, allegations, counter-allegations, and caste equations make for a heady election cocktail in five states, but poll results remain as unpredictable as the climax of a Hollywood thriller.

Mizoram CEO to leave for Delhi on summons by EC

07 Nov 2018

Mizoram CEO to leave for Delhi on summons by EC

Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) SB Shashank, whose removal has been demanded by the Chief Minister and several NGOs, said he would leave for New Delhi today after being summoned by the Election Commission.

Election Commission team in poll-bound Mizoram today to assess situation

06 Nov 2018

Election Commission team in poll-bound Mizoram today to assess situation

A three-member team of the Election Commission of India will arrive in poll-bound Mizoram today to assess the situation in view of the demand for the ouster of State's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S B Shashank.

5 most breathtakingly beautiful airports in India

27 Oct 2018

5 most breathtakingly beautiful airports in India

Many amazing domestic and International trips begin and end with air travel.

#MizoramPolls: Congress faces problem in selecting nominees in autonomous areas

14 Oct 2018

#MizoramPolls: Congress faces problem in selecting nominees in autonomous areas

The ruling Congress in Mizoram has been facing problems in selecting candidates in autonomous council areas for the 40-member state Assembly elections on November 28.

Mizoram: Congress faces tough challenge in Assembly polls

07 Oct 2018

Mizoram: Congress faces tough challenge in Assembly polls

After being in power for two consecutive terms, internal squabbles and anti-incumbency factor are making the situation difficult for Congress in Mizoram which is expected to face a tough challenge from Mizo National Front in the upcoming Assembly polls (November 28).

EC announces dates for elections in MP, Rajasthan, other states

06 Oct 2018

EC announces dates for elections in MP, Rajasthan, other states

The Election Commission on Saturday announced dates for Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana.

Telangana: Early polls imminent as KCR-led Cabinet dissolves Assembly

06 Sep 2018

Telangana: Early polls imminent as KCR-led Cabinet dissolves Assembly

Telangana is all set to enter early polls as the government led by K Chandrasekhar Rao passed a resolution to dissolve the State Assembly on Thursday.

Two arrested for possessing gold worth Rs. 2cr in Aizawl

13 Jul 2018

Two arrested for possessing gold worth Rs. 2cr in Aizawl

Sleuths of Mizoram's Excise and Narcotics department seized huge quantity of gold worth more than Rs. 2 crore in Mizoram's Aizawl and arrested two persons in this connection.

Looking for safe places for women? Look to India's northeast!

09 Jul 2018

Looking for safe places for women? Look to India's northeast!

If you're wondering if there's any place safe for women anymore, India's northeast might surprise you.

Sushma Swaraj's husband fights trolls' hatred with emotional tweets

02 Jul 2018

Sushma Swaraj's husband fights trolls' hatred with emotional tweets

There is no stopping the hatred, especially when it is spewed anonymously on Twitter.

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

21 Jun 2018

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a gathering of around 50,000 people at Dehradun's Forest Research Institute to celebrate the fourth International Yoga Day.

Mizoram: 52 gold biscuits worth Rs. 2.69cr seized, 2 arrested

10 May 2018

Mizoram: 52 gold biscuits worth Rs. 2.69cr seized, 2 arrested

Customs officials have seized 52 gold biscuits valued at Rs. 2.69cr from Mizoram and arrested two Myanmar nationals in this connection.

BJP's North-East target for 2019 elections: 21 of 25 seats

24 Mar 2018

BJP's North-East target for 2019 elections: 21 of 25 seats

Sounding the poll bugle for 2019 LS elections, BJP President Amit Shah has set his party's target for the North-East.

2019 Election: Shah sets target of 21 seats from northeast

24 Mar 2018

2019 Election: Shah sets target of 21 seats from northeast

Gearing up for the 2019 General election, BJP President Amit Shah today set a target of 21 seats out of 25 parliamentary constituencies from the northeast in the Lok Sabha polls.

For northeast's trafficking victims, a complete loss of Indian identity

11 Mar 2018

For northeast's trafficking victims, a complete loss of Indian identity

Mercy Bawm from Mizoram wanted to support her family, so in 2014, she reached Singapore through 'agents.'

Modi inaugurates 60MW Tuirial Hydropower Project in Mizoram

16 Dec 2017

Modi inaugurates 60MW Tuirial Hydropower Project in Mizoram

Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 60MW Tuirial Hydropower Project near Kolasib in Mizoram during his maiden visit to the state since becoming PM in 2014.

Mizoram's Lalhruaizela to represent India at MotoGP Spain

03 Sep 2017

Mizoram's Lalhruaizela to represent India at MotoGP Spain

15-year-old Lalhruaizela from Mizoram finished second in the final round of the the Red Bull Road to Rookies Cup.

Politics over liquor: Mizoram Govt. tight-lipped on revenue from liquor

06 May 2017

Politics over liquor: Mizoram Govt. tight-lipped on revenue from liquor

States allowing liquor don't fret over revealing liquor revenue, but that isn't the case with Mizoram.