Landslides in Mizoram snap road links, 7 buildings collapse

Landslides in Mizoram snap road links, 7 buildings collapse

At least seven buildings, including a church, collapsed in Aizawl and nearby villages due to multiple landslides triggered by heavy rains in Mizoram since Thursday, officials said on Saturday.

Aug 26, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

Two killed in Mizoram landslide

 A woman and her three-year-old daughter were killed and six others injured when a house was hit by a massive landslide at Ngur village at Mizoram-Myanmar border, police said on Friday.

Jul 29, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Houses damaged by squall in Mizoram, 3 persons injured

Three people in a family were injured when a building housing three families was blown to pieces by a strong pre-monsoon squall at Serkhan village in Mizoram-Assam border Kolasib district early this morning, village leaders said.

Apr 07, 2016, 14:15 PM IST

Aizawl houses swept away, graves damaged by rain and landslide

Heavy rains and landslides swept away three houses and damaged 70 graves in two cemeteries here, officials said today.

Aug 27, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

BJP distances from Rijiju's beef remarks, says issue shouldn't be politicised

The BJP on Wednesday distanced itself from Union minister Kiren Rijiju's reported comment on beef eating, saying the issue involves "great religious sentiments" and should not be dragged into the political domain.

May 27, 2015, 19:55 PM IST

New Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal to reach Aizwal on Wednesday

Newly-appointed Mizoram Governor Dr Kamla Beniwal would arrive in Aizawl tomorrow, official sources said here on Tuesday.

Jul 08, 2014, 23:00 PM IST

Twelve houses gutted in Mizoram

At least 12 houses, belonging to the Bru community in Putlungasih village in south Mizoram`s Lunglei district were completely gutted today, official sources said.

Apr 23, 2014, 21:21 PM IST

Explosion damages building, govt offices in Aizawl

A powerful explosion at the central Treasury Square here damaged a building in the Assembly Secretariat and the Information and Public Relations office, police said today.

Jan 31, 2014, 13:02 PM IST

Prime suspect in drug smuggling case held in Aizwal

Alleged mastermind in the massive smuggling of pseudo-ephedrine from India to Myanmar, Tlangchungnunga has been arrested at the Lengpui Airport by the Mizoram Police.

Dec 04, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

Mizoram sets example of violence free poll campaign

With no incident of violence being reported for the November 25 Assembly elections, Mizoram has set an example of peaceful election campaigning.

Nov 23, 2013, 13:25 PM IST

Presbyterian Church holds key to campaign in Mizoram

An outsider to Christian-majority Mizoram will hardly be able to realise that Assembly elections here are just a week away as posters, placards and wall graffiti are few.

Nov 17, 2013, 14:51 PM IST

Mizoram CM candidate profile - Pu Zoramthanga

A former chief minister of the state, Pu Zoramthanga was known for never losing elections until 2008.

Nov 09, 2013, 14:26 PM IST

Aizwal landslide: All bodies recovered, clearing work on at site

With the last remaining body being recovered from under the debris, the workers were now busy clearing the site that was hit by the massive landslide on May 11 leaving 17 people dead.

May 15, 2013, 11:54 AM IST

Woman stabs husband to death in Aizwal

A 20-year-old woman stabbed her husband to death after a heated domestic quarrel in a remote south Mizoram Lunglei district`s Rotlang West village.

May 05, 2013, 15:58 PM IST

Campaigning for CADC election ends

Campaigning for the election to the 20-member Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) to be held on Wednesday, ended at 5 PM on Monday.

Apr 15, 2013, 17:18 PM IST

Doctor dies taking preservative solution

A doctor died Wednesday after mistakenly drinking a solution meant for injection to preserve the body of his grandmother for burial, hospital sources said.

Apr 10, 2013, 12:44 PM IST

MNF, MDF MLAs walk out of Assembly during Guv address

Three members of the Opposition MNF and the lone member of its junior partner MDF staged a walk-out from the state Assembly during the Governor`s address.

Mar 12, 2013, 13:06 PM IST

AK-56 assault rifle, carbine seized in Mizoram

An AK-56 assault rifle and a carbine were seized by security personnel from the jungles near Hrangchalkawn village in south Mizoram`s Lunglei district, police said on Monday.

Feb 25, 2013, 11:41 AM IST

Five labourers abducted by militants in Aizwal

Five labourers were allegedly abducted by suspected Tripura-based militants from inside the Mizoram-Bangladesh-Tripura border Dampa Tiger Reserve.

Feb 20, 2013, 14:26 PM IST

Electioneering picks up in Mizoram bypoll

With only nine days left for campaigning, electioneering has picked up for the by-poll to Chalfilh assembly seat in Mizoram to be held on February 23.

Feb 12, 2013, 15:48 PM IST