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Matu vernacular text books introduced in government schools

In Matupi town and some villages of southern Chin state, Matu vernacular text books have been distributed in some government schools this month.   Matupi Times said that the members of Matu Literature Teaching Group had distributed Matu vernacular school text books to Matupi high...

Mizoram government to purchase rice from Myanmar

Mizoram, a northeast state of India, will buy rice from Myanmar during the extension of the railway between Lumding and Badalpur.   Mizoram used to transport rice and other commodities by train mainly from central India, but the railway transportation route between Lumding and Badalpur...

Old currency notes cannot be used in New Rihkhawdar border

Villagers and traders are facing problems regarding use of old currency notes on the Indo-Myanmar border trade road (2), new Rihkhawdar (Tiau) town, Chin state.   “As the town is located on the border trade road, currency flows very fast here.  The old currency cannot...

Teachers hired, students to be charged Ks. 400 in Rihkhawdar

The government middle school (2) in Rihkhawdar new town, Falam Township, Chin state has hired two teachers at Ks. 400 per student because of other inefficient teachers. The arrangement begins this academic session 2014-2015. “The school committee has decided to hire two teachers paying Kyat...

Dengue spreads among students in Kalaymyo

Many students in Kalaymyo, Sagaing region are suffering from Dengue. Most have taken leave from their schools. Although there are no deaths yet from Dengue about 30 students are suffering from the disease in Kalaymyo. There is no action from the government yet. Dengue is...

Two drunks kill friend in Falam Township

Two drunks beat their friend to death in Ngailan village in Falam township at 2 pm on August 4. CungBik of New Hnahthial village and Cung Buai of Old Hnahthial village in the Indo-Myanmar border area beat Billuai on the head and he died on...

Army Captain assaults village tract administrator

A Burmese Army Captain, Than Zin Kyaw assaulted a village tract administrator, without any reason in Paletwa, while villagers were celebrating Khumi’s ‘Ywa Khin’, for benefiting villagers in business and health. The incident happened on July 20 in Kuan Chaung tract group, Paletwa in Chin...

Chin companies fail to construct ministers’ houses

The selection board committee of Chin state ministers housing construction rejected all Chin construction companies after opening tenders on 5 June. The construction tenders had been submitted by 13 companies to construct 15 houses of Chin state ministers. Of these, Chin companies – Mercy Par, Rung and...

Chinlung Chhuak Zofa festival in Hakha

A meeting organized by the Mizo Student Union (MSU) at I & PR hall has decided to hold the Chinlung Chhuak Zofa festival in Hakha. The meeting was held in Aizawl city, Mizoram northeast state of India on 29 March.   MSU president,  Zodinpuia said...

CNF to honour Pu Vomtu Maung on national day

Pu Vomtu Maung, a former Chin affairs minister was honored by the Chin National Front (CNF) on the 66th Chin National Day celebrations which is being celebrated on a national level and is organized by CNF and the Chin state government in Mindat Town of...