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Man gets 10 years RI for raping minor daughter

A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping his minor daughter by a district court in Mizoram.

Mizoram bodies object to Kashmiri Pundit status demand by Brus

Civil societies in Mizoram on Tuesday objected to the demand for Kashmiri Pundit like status by Bru tribal people staying in refugee camps in Tripura.

Man dies in farmhouse fire in Aizwal

A man was burnt alive when a farm house was completely gutted near Durtlang village, about 8 km from Aizawl last night.

Mizoram: Shops, residential houses damaged in fire

Six shops and five residential houses were completely destroyed by fire at Mission Veng market in Aizawl town, police said on Tuesday.

Cleanliness movement in Mizoram launched

'Mizoram Faina Beihpui Hnatlang' or mass voluntary movement for cleanliness was launched on Friday across Mizoram with state Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla inaugurating the movement in Aizawl this morning.

2825 criminal cases registered in Mizoram

Police stations and outposts across Mizoram registered 2,825 criminal cases of which there were 45 murder cases and 125 rape cases during January to December 2014, according to the records of the state CID (Crime) branch.

Security beefed up in Aizawl

Security has been beefed up and in and around the capital here as Mizoram prepared to celebrate the Republic Day on Monday.

Five people arrested for violating Liquor Prohibition Act in Mizoram

At least five people have been arrested for violation of the Mizoram Liquor Prohibition and Control Act, 2014 enforced in the state from Thursday last, state excise and narcotics department officials said.

Zoramthanga leaves to broker peace in Myanmar

Mizo National Front president Zoramthanga on Monday left Kolkata for Yangon to broker peace deal between the government of Myanmar and various ethnic groups in that country.

Two electrocuted in Aizal

Aizawl:Two persons were electrocuted while they were collecting materials for making brooms in the jungle near Khawmawi in Lunglei district, police said on Tuesday.

New Mizoram Governor to be sworn-in next week

Newly-appointed Mizoram Governor Aziz Qureshi would be arriving in Aizawl on Thursday next.

For Mizos, community feasts integral part of Christmas

Aizawl: With Mizoram soaked in Yuletide spirit, Christmas carols and songs are echoing from almost every household in the Christian-dominated state where traditional community feasts still remain the most important part of the festival.

Two women held with heroin in Aizawl

Aizawl: Two women were arrested on the charge of carrying 66.5 grams of heroin from separate areas in Mizoram, an official of the Excise and Narcotics department said today.

Absconding prisoner arrested in Mizoram

Aizawl: A murder convict, who escaped jail over a year ago, was arrested from Lunglei district in Mizoram, police said Wednesday.

Bru repatriation took centrestage in Mizoram politics

Aizawl: The problem of Bru refugees lodged in relief camps in Tripura since 1997 continued to remain at the centrestage of politics and a social irritant in Mizoram during 2014.

MNF to launch agitation if govt hikes price of rice

   Aizawl: Opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) today threatened to launch agitation if the Mizoram government hikes the price of rice in 2015.

Three-day vehicle strike starts in Aizawl

There was minimum vehicular traffic in Aizawl as Commercial Vehicle Joint Action Committee organised three-day strike from 6 am on Wednesday to protest different decisions made by the state government.

More than 800 disabled people get pension in Mizoram

 There were 15,160 people with disabilities in Mizoram as per the 2011 Census out of which 813 people were given disability pension even as the state observed World Disabled Day on Wednesday.

9,637 people found to be HIV positive in Mizoram

Aizawl; At least 9,637 people in Mizoram have been found to be HIV-positive while 587 AIDS patients died in the state in the last 24 years, according to Mizoram State AIDS Control Society.

Mizoram CM urges MLAs to adopt a village

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Thursday suggested that all the members of the state legislative assembly should nurture a model village within their respective constituencies, an official statement said.