Mizoram is a state in northeastern India, with Aizawl as its capital city. The name is derived from "Mizo", the name of the native inhabitants, and "Ram", which means land, and thus Mizoram means "land of the Mizos".
In view of the Novel Coronavirus threat in China, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) with the help of the concerned state governments has set up screening and testing counters in most of the airports of northeast India, a top AAI official said on Monday.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said that by 2022 the capitals of Sikkim, Mizoram, Mpur, and Nagaland will be on the rail network.
Successful rehabilitation of Bru refugees in Tripura has brought smiles and cheer to tribal folk in Tripura. The major decision came after the tripartite agreement was signed by the centre, Tripura, Mizoram state governments and Bru representatives.
The depressing mood has disappeared. Instead, a festive atmosphere has gripped northern Tripura's seven relief camps, where over 34,000 tribal immigrants are sheltered after they fled adjoining Mizoram 23 years ago following ethnic strife.
Mizoram Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai on Sunday said that the state's economic growth rate of 14.82 per cent last year was one of the best among states in the country and it is likely to be similar this year as well.
Thousands of non-tribals on Thursday organised a rally demanding rehabilitation of hundreds of displaced people who were affected due to giving 34,000 Reang tribals shelter in northern Tripura after they fled from Mizoram 23 years ago due to ethnic unrest.
A parliamentary panel is on a three-day visit of the northeastern states to study the functioning of the 10 tribal autonomous district councils (TADC) in Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura.
Former Mizoram Governor Swaraj Kaushal on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for the Bru-Reang repatriation agreement, aimed at settling 34,000 refugees of the community in Tripura, saying it sends a grand message that the country cares about the tribals and asserted that the pact was not an ad-hoc arrangement and an agreement which offers a lasting solution.
The Bru-Reang agreement to settle around 34,000 Bru-Reang refugees in Tripura reflects the country's foresight about national security, said former Mizoram Governor Swaraj Kaushal on Sunday.
Alluding to the delay by the erstwhile Left government in taking steps to repatriate Bru refugees in Tripura, former Mizoram Governor Swaraj Kaushal on Sunday said that they lacked national perspective and could not see beyond 'red'.