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Year-long 'Healthy Mizoram Campaign' ends

Aizawl, June 22 (IANS) The year-long Healthy Mizoram Campaign organised by the Assam Rifles to promote a natural, healthy and disease free lifestyle through exercise and naturopathy has ended. It saw the participation of over 10,000 people, an official said here on Friday. An impressive function together with physical exercises marked the concluding functions of the year long 'Healthy Mi...

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ISL: Chennaiyin sign Mizo trio Isaac, Zotea and Dinliana

Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) holders Chennaiyin FC on Friday announced the signings of Mizoram trio Isaac Vanmalsawma, Zohmingliana Ralte and Laldinliana Renthlei on a two-year deal. Isaac, 21, and 27-year-old defender Zohmingliana have signed for the two-time ISL champions after the expiry of their contracts at FC Pune City and Bengaluru FC respectively. 19...

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Low-key Yoga Day celebration in Mizoram

Aizawl, June 21 (IANS) When seven northeastern states observed the 4th International Yoga Day in an impressive manner on Thursday, its celebration was very low key in Christian-dominated Mizoram. However, the Central government agencies including the two paramilitary forces -- Assam Rifles and Border Security Force -- observed the Yoga Day in the state. Mizoram's two powerful NGO...

8 days ago
Monsoon covers most of northeast, creates havoc in Tripura, Mizoram

Agartala/Guwahati/Aizawl, June 13 (IANS) The Southwest Monsoon has already covered most parts of northeast India while the floods caused due to heavy rains are creating havoc in Tripura and Mizoram, officials said on Wednesday. At least four people were killed in different places of Tripura as the flood waters inundated many villages, homes, and paddy fields besides low-lying areas. Wate...

8 days ago
Monsoon covers most of northeast, creates havoc in Tripura, Mizoram

Agartala/Guwahati/Aizawl, June 13 (IANS) The Southwest Monsoon has already covered most parts of northeast India while the floods caused due to heavy rains are creating havoc in Tripura and Mizoram, officials said on Wednesday. At least four people were killed in different places of Tripura as the flood waters inundated many villages, homes, and paddy fields besides low-lying areas. Wate...

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Tripura, Mizoram step up efforts to tackle cyber crime

Agartala/Aizawl, June 9 (IANS) Tripura and Mizoram have taken steps to strengthen their existing setup to deal with the growing incidents of cyber crime, including misuse of social media, officials said on Saturday. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Tripura has recently decided to set up a separate full-fledged Crime Branch comprising senior IPS officers. A senior poli...

15 days ago
3x3 Basketball League to begin from June 9

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The first ever FIBA recognised league in the country, 3x3 Basketball League (3BL) will begin from June 9, it was announced on Wednesday. The league will witness marquee players like Palpreet Singh Brar, Amjyot Singh and international sensations like Inderbir Singh Gill and Leandro Souza De Lima. The inaugural season of 3BL will feature 12 teams -- Delhi ...

16 days ago
21 killed in landslide, road accident in Mizoram

Aizawl, June 5 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and over 20 others were injured in two separate incidents at Lunglei district along Indo-Myanmar border in Mizoram since Monday evening, police said on Tuesday. While ten people were killed and four others, including minor children, injured during a landslide at Lunglawn locality of Lunglei on Monday evening, 11 people were killed and ...

16 days ago
11 killed as bus falls into gorge in Mizoram

Aizawl, June 5 (IANS) At least 11 people, including six women, were killed and 19 others injured when a passenger bus fell into a deep gorge in Mizoram on Tuesday, police said. The private bus was being driven by the assistant as the driver was sleeping in the bus. When the bus was negotiating a curve, it fell into a 500-metre-deep gorge near Pangzawl village in Lunglei district (in sout...

22 days ago
HC asks Minerva owner to approach AIFF Appeals Committee

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC's banned owner Ranjit Bajaj was on Wednesday asked by the Delhi High Court to approach the All India Football Federations (AIFF) appeals committee for the revocation of his suspension. Earlier in the month, Bajaj was banned by the AIFF for a period of one year and also asked to cough up a fine of Rs 10 lakh after he was found ...

23 days ago
Rajasekharan sworn-in as new Mizoram Governor

Aizawl, May 29 (IANS) Kummanam Rajasekharan, who was the BJP's Kerala unit chief and a RSS activist, was on Tuesday sworn-in as the 23rd Governor of Mizoram. Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh administered the oath of office to the new Governor at a simple ceremony in the Durbar hall of Raj Bhavan here. Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, his cabinet colleagues, Chief Secretar...

28 days ago
India fighting atrocities on women, religious fundamentalism: Venkaiah

Aizawl, May 24 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said India is fighting the problems of poverty, illiteracy, atrocities on women and weaker sections, and religious fundamentalism, despite massive growth. India has made rapid strides in various fields since attaining Independence. Yet the country is grappling with problems like poverty, illiteracy, atrocities on women an...

1 month ago
East Bengal appoint Bastab Roy as head coach

Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Former ATK assistant coach Bastab Roy was on Friday appointed head coach of city football giants East Bengal for the upcoming season. Bastab was one of the contenders for the post left vacant after predecessor Khalid Jamil was sacked by the club following another failed attempt to win the I-League crown. Being coach of East Bengal is challenging. There is m...

1 month ago
AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC through with an assist from Aizawl

Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) It took a bit of everything -- a good show in Dhaka, drama in Guwahati and a big push from a resolute Aizawl FC -- as Bengaluru FC finished as champions of the South Zone and booked a place in the knock-out stages of the AFC Cup for a fourth straight season. Goals from Daniel Segovia (13th), Nishu Kumar (16th, 58th) and Sunil Chhetri (60th) gave Bengaluru a 4-0 win o...

1 month ago
AFC Cup: Bengaluru hope to ride luck against Abahani

Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bengaluru FC will hope for the rub of the green to go their way at more than one venue when they take on Abahani Limited Dhaka in their final Group E game at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday. Albert Roca's men need a win while hoping Aizawl FC claim a point or more against New Radiant SC in Group E's other fixture, if they are to stand a chance of qualif...

1 month ago
Minerva FC owner Ranjit Bajaj suspended for racial abuse

Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj was on Monday banned for one year from any football activity and fined Rs 10 lakh for being found 'guilty' of making racist remarks. Club director Henna Bajaj refuted all the charges, saying Ranjit was framed and proper procedure was not followed while punishing him. This was the fourth instance by Ran...

1 month ago
Gold valued at Rs 1.72 cr seized in Kolkata, one arrested

Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Over five kg gold biscuits valued at Rs 1.72 crore were seized from the city and a smuggler was arrested, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence said on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, officers of the DRI Kolkata unit raided a guest house in central Kolkata's Chowringhee area on Saturday and arrested the smuggler with over 32 gold biscuits with foreign markings. <...

1 month ago
3X3 Pro Basketball League trials on May 13

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Trials for the inaugural season of the FIBA-recognised 3X3 Pro Basketball League (3BL) will be held on May 13, here, it was announced on Monday. Basketball players from across the northern region can register themselves online and select players will be invited for the trials. The inaugural season of the league in India will feature 12 teams, namely -- Del...

1 month ago
AFC Cup: Bengaluru lose to New Radiant

Male, April 25 (IANS) Goals from Ali Fasir and Ali Ashfaq consigned Bengaluru FC to their first defeat in the 2018 AFC Cup campaign as New Radiant beat the visitors 2-0 at the National Stadium on Wednesday. The win for the Maldivian side leaves Group E tantalisingly poised as both teams sit on 10 points with two games to play. In the other Group E game, Abahani Dhaka were held to...

2 months ago
Super Cup: Bengaluru FC eye redemption in final against East Bengal

Bhubaneswar, April 19 (IANS) Bengaluru FCs bid to win a fifth title in as many seasons of the clubs existence, will face one last hurdle in East Bengal as the two sides go to battle in the final of the Super Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. Albert Roca's Blues who missed out on the ISL title, going down in a final played just a little more than a month ago, have a shot at redem...

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