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A state of extreme eastern India between Bangladesh and Myanmar. Largely inhabited by hill tribes speaking Sino-Tibetan languages, Mizoram was long a part of Assam but gained separate statehood in 1987.


(Placename) a state (since 1986) in NE India, created in 1972 from the former Mizo Hills District of Assam. Capital: Aijal. Pop: 891 058 (2001). Area: about 21 081 sq km (8140 sq miles)


(ˌmɪz əˈræm)
a state in NE India. 689,756; 8140 sq. mi. (21,081 sq. km). Cap.: Aizawl.
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The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has said a meeting of the Chief Secretaries of Assam and Mizoram will be held next week over the inter-State border issue.
Summary: Aizwal (Mizoram) [India] Mar 9 (ANI): The festive spirit gripped the northeastern state of Mizoram as the state came alive with the most widely celebrated Chapchur Kut festival.
Lawngtlai, Mizoram: In a contradiction of its own policy, the Indian government has allowed more than 1,300 tribal Buddhist refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine region to enter Mizoram.
Cyclone 'Mora' accompanied by heavy showers and gusty winds lashed Mizoram on Tuesday disrupting power and telecommunication network, damaging houses and triggering landslides.
MIZORAM Governor Aziz Qureshi, who had a feud with the Centre and had even moved the Supreme Court against attempts to seek his ouster, was finally sacked on Saturday.
Summary: A significant departure from the ordinary, Mizoram is yet to become entirely travel savvy.
Recalling as to how the churches in Mizoram played their roles in the recently concluded state elections in checking corruptions.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A landslide in Mizoram in Northeastern India killed eight people and injured 25, and another 11 are missing in the state capital.
A bus plunged into a gorge after landslides in India's northeastern state of Mizoram, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens, a police official said on Sunday.
THE ELECTION COMMISSION of India praised election guidelines created by the church-led Mizoram People's Forum at a consultation on electoral reforms in June, citing them as an example for the whole country.
In his inaugural speech, Mizoram Chief Secretary Van Hela Pachuau said: "The northeastern state is a transit route for several illegal activities.
KOCHI, INDIA * The Presbyterian church in Mizoram state, northeast India, has said it will "discipline" homosexuals by preventing them from taking part in important church rituals.