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Mizoram becomes 27th State to join UDAY

Aizawl, Apr 2 (IBNS): The Government of India and the State of Mizoram signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) on Sunday for operational improvement of the State’s Power Distribution Department.

PM Modi greets people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on statehood day

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the people of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on their statehood day.

Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Mizoram

Guwahati, May 8 (IBNS): Security forces recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition, including two assault rifles, from Aizawl, capital city of Mizoram, on May 7, officials said on Sunday.

Army officer arrested on alleged charges of stealing smuggled gold

Aizwal, May 5 (IBNS): A senior army officer and eight of his men from 39 Assam Rifles were arrested on Thursday for allegedly stealing smuggled gold bars in Mizoram, media reports said.

Mizoram: Unresolved Challenges

On January 8, 2016, a meeting convened by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (UMHA) on the issue of repatriation of Brus in six relief camps in Tripura remained inconclusive. "We informed the Home Ministry officials that the Brus refused to return to Mizoram despite repeated arrangements made by Mizoram Government in the relief camps for the repatriation," Mizoram Chief Secretary Lalmalsawma stated. Lalmalsawma also disclosed that the time or venue of the next meeting was not fixed to discuss the issue in future as the Mizoram Government is of the opinion that it would be a futile exercise if more repatriation attempts are made in future.

Mizoram: Unsettled Peace

Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management The 20-year long insurgency in Mizoram (1966-86), led by the Mizo National Front (MNF) was resolved as far back as in 1986, and the State has, since, been at peace in terms of that stream of insurgency. Nevertheless, the ethnic polarization and tensions provoked by the MNF insurgency continue to trigger occasional violence linked to a range of other armed groups, some of them located in and operating from neighbouring States.

Woman found dead in south Delhi residence

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IBNS): A 24-year-old woman from Mizoram was mysteriously found dead at her residence in Munirka in south Delhi on Thursday night, police said.