Mizoram’s Total Covid Count Nearing 1000

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NET News Desk Mizoram recorded fourteen fresh cases of Covid-19 taking the total cases in the state to 981. The figures have been shared in health bulletin issued by the State government on Wednesday. Of the 14 newly reported cases, six of them are from Aizawl district, three each from Kolasib and Mamit district, and the remaining… Continue reading Mizoram’s Total Covid Count Nearing 1000

Inquiry ordered on the inclusion of Tripura voters’ name in Mizoram list

The Tripura government on Saturday has ordered an enquiry to find out how the names of a section of the people of a remote village bordering Mizoram have been added to the voter list of the neighbouring state, a minister said. It was recently reported by a government officer that 130 voters of Phuldungsei village… Continue reading Inquiry ordered on the inclusion of Tripura voters’ name in Mizoram list

Mizoram govt violating MHA directions by denying entry to security personnel: Assam Rifles

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The Assam Rifles in a statement has accused the Mizoram government of violating the directions of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) by allegedly restricting the “operational movement” of the paramilitary force in the state. As per reports, the allegation came days after a section of media reported that 15 personnel of the Assam Rifles… Continue reading Mizoram govt violating MHA directions by denying entry to security personnel: Assam Rifles

Indian Footballer from Mizoram Helped a Sweet Shop in a ‘Sweet’ Way

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NET News Desk During this time of crisis, a little help from someone can go a long way. Indian footballer from Mizoram, Lallianzuala Chhangte lent a helping hand to a sweet shop owner in his hometown Lunglei. As per reports the sweet shop was hit hard by the ongoing pandemic and was on the verge… Continue reading Indian Footballer from Mizoram Helped a Sweet Shop in a ‘Sweet’ Way

Lockdown imposed in Aizawl for four days

As Mizoram recorded its highest single-day spike, the government on Sunday imposed a four-day complete lockdown in the Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) area to curb the spread of COVID-19, an official said. As per reports, the lockdown which came into effect in the midnight of Sunday will remain in force till 4.30 am on August… Continue reading Lockdown imposed in Aizawl for four days

Mizoram facing twin challenges of COVID-19 & earthquakes: CM

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Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Saturday said the state is facing twin challenges of COVID-19 pandemic and earthquakes and urged the people to follow precautionary measures and adhere to health advisories to curtail the spread of novel coronavirus. Tackling primary and vital issues like health, livelihood, education, food and essential commodities, roads and transport as… Continue reading Mizoram facing twin challenges of COVID-19 & earthquakes: CM

Raj Bhavan open for people in distress due to COVID-19: Mizoram guv

The Raj Bhavan in Aizawl is open for those in need of shelter or assistance due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Mizoram Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai said on Tuesday. A state-wide partial lockdown is in force till August 31. “Anyone can reach out to me over the phone. People can take shelter at the Raj… Continue reading Raj Bhavan open for people in distress due to COVID-19: Mizoram guv

Mizoram orders fuel rationing amid shortage due to COVID-19 restrictions

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The Mizoram government on Tuesday capped the quantity of fuel that can be purchased per vehicle as the state’s stock was running out due to restrictions imposed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as per an official order. The shortage was caused as oil tankers are either stranded or moving at a snail’s pace… Continue reading Mizoram orders fuel rationing amid shortage due to COVID-19 restrictions

Mizoram MLA helps woman deliver baby in absence of doctor

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Mizoram legislator ZR Thiamsanga, who was visiting the earthquake-hit areas of the remote Champhai district, performed an emergency cesarean and helped a woman deliver when he was told that no doctor was available to attend to her. Thiamsanga, a doctor by profession who specialises in obstetrics and gynaecology, often puts on his stethoscope to attend… Continue reading Mizoram MLA helps woman deliver baby in absence of doctor

Opposition parties in Mizoram demand deferment of rural, local polls

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The opposition Congress and BJP in Mizoram have urged the state election commission to defer the upcoming village and local council polls due to the surge in Covid-19 cases. Speaking to reporters at a press conference here on Monday, Congress spokesperson Lallianchhunga said the state is in such a situation where community spread of coronavirus… Continue reading Opposition parties in Mizoram demand deferment of rural, local polls