Friday, 24 March, 2023

Topic: Mizoram

8 bodies out of 12 missing recovered from stone quarry collapse site in Mizoram

Hnahthial district deputy commissioner R. Lalremsanga said overnight search operations would continue till the missing persons were found.

Mizoram is helping Myanmar refugees and Suu Kyi’s MPs. But it is running out of money

The refugees arrived to a mixed welcome: A warm one from Mizoram and a chilly one from Delhi. They're worried about economic tensions triggering refugee-Mizo friction.

Assam Rifles recover drugs worth Rs 167 cr in Mizoram, 1 held

New Delhi: In a major drug haul, a joint team of Assam Rifles and Zokhawthar Police recovered 5,05,000 tablets of methamphetamine worth Rs 167.86...

How corruption case initiated by Mizoram BJP chief led to conviction of party’s lone MLA

Case pertains to misappropriation of Rs 1.37 crore meant for road works. BJP MLA Buddha Dhan Chakma was with Congress when the case was filed.

Why Arunachal, Mizoram have 6 of 7 ‘worst-performers’ in govt’s district school survey

Govt's Performance Grading Index for districts, released this week, is first-ever exercise by Education Ministry to rate districts, and not just states, on their school education system.

NIA raids in Mizoram over January seizure of explosives ‘meant for’ Myanmar insurgent group

‘Digital devices & documents’ seized during searches. Agency says explosives were to be delivered to Chin National Front, which was ‘gathering’ arms for resisting the Myanmar govt.

Didn’t take care of your parents in old age? For Mizos, it means losing status as legal heir

SC decides property dispute pertaining to inheritance of assets belonging to one P.S. Dahrawka, who had 8 children with wife Kaithuami: Seven daughters and a son. 

Outbreak of African Swine Fever in Mizoram, Sikkim & Assam, states restrict import of pigs

In Mizoram, a total of 526 pigs are confirmed to have died of the viral disease this year, while 111 of them are suspected to have died of the illness.

Fleeing unrest, over 8,000 refugees from Myanmar cross into Mizoram in a week

Influx of refugees into Champhai district follow reports of “firing and bombing” across the border. It has put a severe strain on villagers, who have been sheltering them. 

Northeast needs to boost its economy. Even Assam has failed to participate in India’s growth

An analysis of GSDP and progress of seven Northeast states relative to the rest of India and six states relative to Assam reveals shortcomings.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.