As many as 350 houses submerged; 84 families evacuated; schools closed

Dibrugarh, Aug. 28: Oil India Limited (OIL) is all set to explore and produce oil and natural gas in Mizoram after it received the “clearance to operate” from the state recently.

Mizoram has witnessed a fall in the number of malaria-related deaths in 2010 with only 31 people succumbing to the killer disease, as compared to the counts - 199 in 2009 and 99 in 2008.

AIZAWL, Aug 10: Many families in Mizoram were saying no to pork in their Sunday morning meals since 1,000 pigs have died of swine flu so far.
Official sources here today said there had been no report of swine flu in human beings so far, adding the dead pigs were confined to the districts of Lawngtlai and Lunglei bordering Myanmar and Kolasib district bordering Asom.