One shot dead in Dimapur

Morung Express News Dimapur | March 1 One person was shot dead by unknown assailants in Dimapur on March 1. The shooting occurred sometime between 8:00 – 9:00 pm, Sunday night at Naga Gaon, Signal Basti. The deceased was identified as one GM Rongmei (around 50 years of age), a Sub-divisional Engineer at the BSNL. […]

No dearth of Swine Flu meds in Nagaland: Health Minister

• Cautions against travelling to outbreak areas • Calls for collective effort to fight Swine Flu KOHIMA, MARCH 1 (NEPS): As the Nagaland state Health Department continues to keep a close vigil to contain the outbreak of Swine Flu in the state, the state Minister for Health and Family Welfare, P Longon has informed that […]

Embrace peace building measures, urges Tohanba

Morung Express News Shamator | March 1 Parliamentary secretary for CAWD and Economics & Statistics, R Tohanba, has called upon the Yimchungrü people to abjure violence and pursue the path of peace and reconciliation. “I earnestly appeal to the Yimchungrü Tribal Council (YTC) and our Yimchungrü community to shun violence and fully cooperate in the […]

Indefinite bandh called in Longkhim from March 2

DIMAPUR, MARCH 1 (MExN): The Longkhim Division Students’ Union and the Town Students Union Longkhim have called for an “indefinite bandh” within Longkhim jurisdiction, under Tuensang district from March 2.  A press note from the two unions informed that bandh has been called due to the lack of “positive response” to an ultimatum submitted to […]

Heavy load shedding in some areas of Dimapur

DIMAPUR, MARCH 1 (MExN): The Nagaland state Power Department today informed that “heavy load shedding” has been imposed in the areas of Chekiye, Thilixu, PGCIL, Electrical Colony and Naharbari due to the damage of the 5 MVA, 33/11 Kv transformer at Nagarjan on February 28. A press note from the Executive Engineer, Dimapur Electrical Division, […]

Sekrenyi: A ‘cleansing of the soul’

Sekrenyi: A ‘cleansing of the soul’

Elderly Angami men singing folk songs at the Sekrenyi celebrations of the Southern Angami Public Organisation (SAPO), which was held at the Kezol forest, Khuzama on February 25. (Morung Photo)   Morung Express News Kohima | February 25 “Sekrenyi is a celebration with our spirit and God. In this celebration, our thoughts need to be […]

Struggling for an education

Struggling for an education

A view of Washelo village in Meluri sub division under Phek district. In Washelo village, structural changes in govt schools pose a challenge for many children in their pursuit of education Lipichem Washelo/Meluri | February 9 Overlooking the Shilloi Lake is a scenic hamlet surrounded by beautiful mineral rich mountains, which feed the rumbling brook […]

Clearing the air: What we breath in

Clearing the air: What we breath in

Air pollution in Dimapur is increasing each year, surpassing the national permissible limit. The WHO says that around 7 million deaths in 2012 were caused by both indoor and outdoor pollutions.  Photo by Caisii Mao   Air pollution on the rise in Dimapur Morung Express News Dimapur | February 2 The World Health Organization (WHO) […]

Transforming lives through MGNREGA

Transforming lives through MGNREGA

Project Director DRDA Dimapur along with other officials and BDOs and Dimapur VDB Association officials during the celebration of MGNREGA Day on Monday. Dimapur, February 2 (MExN): The District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) Dimapur combined with staff and officers of all six RD Blocks under Dimapur and village development board (VDB) secretaries of more than […]

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