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10 Feb 2019

Mizoram Headlines Today - Times of Mizoram

Jet withdraws Aizawl to Guwahati & Delhi flights 
Times of Mizoram

AIZAWL, Feb 10: After the withdrawal of flights to Guwahati and Delhi from here by Jet Airways, Mizoram now has direct air link with Kolkata only, officials said Sunday. The Saturday Jet Airways Aizawl-Guwahati flight was the last one to take off from Lengpui Airport here as the airline has withdrawn flights on the route from Sunday and also on the Aizawl-Delhi route, they said. 

Only Air India is now running a flight service from Lengpui Airport here to Kolkata, the officials said. Mizoram government’s principal consultant for Civil Aviation, Wing Commander Joe Lalhmingliana said the Mizoram Government has held talks with some airlines, including Indigo for starting flight from Aizawl to Delhi and Guwahati. – PTI

Mass prayer in Mizoram churches to oppose CAB 

AIZAWL, Feb 10: Special mass prayer was held in churches across Mizoram for the defeat of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) in the Rajya Sabha, Presbyterian church’s Mizoram Synod sources said on Sunday. Members of 16 major churches of different denominations held prayers on Saturday night. 

The appeal made by the Mizoram Kohhran Hruaitute Committee (MKHC), a conglomeration of leaders of major churches, had asked the local churches of all denominations to pray so that the Bill gets stalled in the Rajya Sabha. A press statement issued by MKHC said that the Bill is “harmful” for Mizoram and Christians. “Passage of the amendment Bill can result in suppression of the freedom of religion and is against the spirit of secularism,” the MKHC statement said. – PTI

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