Aizawl, May 01 (IANS): Over 600 pigs have died from swine fever and about 12,200 have been infected in the past two months in Mizoram, officials said here Wednesday.
"The endemic swine fever caused the death of as many as 470 pigs in Aizawl district alone while remaining 130 died in other districts. Over 12,200 pigs have been infected with the disease," a Mizoram animal husbandry and veterinary department official told reporters.
SHILLONG, May 01: Confused and worried students of the CMJ University on Wednesday asked the university authority to immediately clarify after the Meghalaya Governor RS Mooshahary directed the University Chancellor to withdraw all the degrees given by the institute and also stop admission because of various anomalies in its functioning.
Shillong, May 01: The FKJGP has demanded stern action against CMJ University and its chancellor CM Jha for allegations of wrong doing, failing which, the organization has threatened to take law into its own hands.
Tura, May 01: In yet another incident of the sordid state of crime against children, a case was lodged against one Poresh Hajong of the lower Dobasipara area for attempting to molest and rape a minor. The victim who was only seven years of age was allegedly molested by her next door neighbor Poresh, while she went there to play with other children of her locality.