Mizoram government on Friday declared half-holiday today and a three-day mourning to mourn the deaths of former state chief minister Brig Thenphunga Sailo (93) and former state governor Paty Ripple Kyndiah (87), chief secretary Lalmalsawma said.
Mizoram incurred Rs 5,114.21 crore as debt as per the estimates in the Finance Accounts 2012-13 report published by the Comptroller and Auditor General, state Finance Minister Lalsawta informed the legislature on Wednesday.
Mizoram on Friday observed State Day, the anniversary of its being upgraded to the full-fledged statehood from union territory status, after signing the historic Mizo Accord to find lasting solution to the vexed Mizo problem.
Mizoram's former chief minister Zoramthanga held discussion in New Delhi with Dessislava Roussanova, one of the team members of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on brokering peace in neighbouring Myanmar.
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Tuesday told the state Assembly that he had asked the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to constitute a Boundary Commission to settle boundary disputes with Assam.
Candidates of Congress and MNF filed nomination papers on Monday to contest the election to the lone Mizoram Rajya Sabha seat, state Assembly secretary and Returning Officer for the polls Ngurthanzuala said.
Gauhati High Court Chief Justice, AM Sapre has appointed a two-judge bench comprising Portfolio Judge of Aizawl Bench Justice LS Jamir and Justice Ujjal Bhuyan to take up the petition submitted by the opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) asking full inquiry into Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in the last Mizoram assembly polls.