• ENSF ‘appalled,’ to continue protest
    KOHIMA, DECEMBER 3 (MExN): The Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) has said that it is appalled by the manner in which the cabinet sub-committee even after inviting the federation for a meeting cancelled the same at the last minute. A press release from the ENSF President, A Sepili Sangtam and General Secretary, Khomo P said that this shows that the State Government does not want to address the demands and instead buy time. It further claimed that the government “wa
  • Four students’ unions oppose 45% reservation
    DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 3 (MExN): The Angami, Ao, Sümi, Rengma and Lotha students’ unions today issued a joint press statement resolving to “outrightly object” to the 45% reservation demand of the ENSF.  The statement from the students’ unions said that “after a lapse of 43 years when reservation should be gradually decreased by now and much earlier, what can be more unreasonable is the demand for its increase.” “We see no possible progr
  • Rampant money collections by NPGs in Dimapur: PAC
    DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 3 (MExN): The Public Action Committee has expressed concern at reports of rampant and unabated collection of money by various Naga Political Groups (NPGs) in Dimapur.  A press release from the PAC condemned such collections when business was hampered badly due to the pandemic and subsequent lockdown. “The business fraternity is still finding it hard to pick up the normal tempo and burdening business people at such a time is not sensible,” the PAC s
  • Avoid politicking for short term gains: FNR
    DIMAPUR, December 3 (MExN): The Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) has appealed to both Naga leaders and the Government of India to “avoid politicking for short-term gains.” This, it stated, is required to “meet the transforming needs of our ‘contemporary realities.’”  A press release from the FNR urged the need to be “political with statesman-like character and diplomatic qualities that are based on sincerity and respect.” Th
  • Nagaland DoSE preparing database of immigrant & emigrant labourers
    Kohima, December 3 (MExN): In order to facilitate admissions of children of immigrant (in-migrant) and emigrant (out-migrant) labourers, the Department of School Education (DoSE), Government of Nagaland is preparing a data base of immigrant and emigrant labourers in regards to the State of Nagaland. A notification received through the DIPR has requested all concerned to register details of such labourers in any of the nearby government schools (GPS, GMS, GHS and GHSS) during the per
  • ‘Govt to disburse PMS before Dec 11’
    DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 3 (MExN): The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) and Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU) today informed that the Directorate of Higher Education has assured to disburse the second & final installment for Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) ST 2019-2020 to student beneficiaries before December 11.  A joint statement from the ANCSU and ENCSU appealed to the students’ community to “consider the extraordinary situation
  • ‘Inclusive Nagaland depends on collective action’
    International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed in Kohima Morung Express News Kohima | December 3 “Whether we can create an inclusive Nagaland that leaves no one behind depends on our collective action to address the inequalities that have existed for far too long,” said Nagaland State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Diethono Nakhro during the virtual observation of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3 in Kohima. Org
  • ‘Le Bistro’–Bringing a little bit of French to Kohima
    Morung Express News Kohima | December 3 The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped 24-year-old Vemele Dawhuo from following a dream close to his heart. While many businesses have shut down during the COVID-19 lockdown, Dawhuo today ventured into a new enterprise by opening a restaurant called ‘Le Bistro’ which was formally inaugurated by Isak Kronu, Class I Contractor at Puro Complex, near Supply Office in Kohima this afternoon. Vemele Dawhuo had earlier worked outside th
  • Nagaland: ‘Fight against HIV is not over yet’
    Can Youth organizes webinar on HIV/AIDS  Dimapur, December 3 (MExN): “World AIDS Day should not be observed only in December 1 because fight against HIV is not over yet in our state,” Ketho Angami, President, Access to Rights and Knowledge (ARK) Foundation stated while adding that more efforts should be given to reduce the HIV positive number which is “increasing.” He was speaking at the webinar session for adolescent organized by Can Youth under its
  • Towards an inclusive and accessible world for PwDs
    Dimapur, December 3 (MExN): Prodigals’ Home and Christian Institute of Health Sciences & Researches (CIHSR) observed International Day of Persons with Disabilities on the theme, “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 world, by, for and with Persons with Disability,” at Chakroma Public Organization Hall, Chümoukedima on December 3. The speaker, Imlibenla Mongro, Clinical Psychologist, CIHSR stressing o
  • ‘Not all disabilities are visible’
    Mokokchung, December 3 (MExN): International Day of Person with Disabilities was held at Ongpangkong Salang Hall, Mokokchung on December 3 under the theme, “Not all disabilities are visible” with SE (PHED) Mokokchung Circle Er T Bendang as special guest. A DIPR report stated that the programme was organized by Mokokchung District Disabled Forum (MDDF) in collaboration with Care and Support Society and District Election Office Mokokchung.  Er Bendang called upon a
  • ‘Aventuras’ undertakes first tour to Doyang and Pangti
    Wokha, December 3 (MExN): ‘Aventuras’- two wheeler biking club organized their first tour to Doyang and Pangti under Wokha district from November 28 to 30. Formed by some likeminded friends, Aventuras Club are driven with the “passion to tour and ride motorcycle promoting adventurous sport, exploring hot spot places to boost tourism in the state.” With the motto, “Aspire; Inspire; Explore,” Aventuras Club aims to boosts adventurous sport of rid
  • COVID awareness and Christmas outreach with vegetable vendors held in Kohima
    Kohima, December 3 (MExN): The Viliethie Complex and TOUDI Enterprise, Kohima jointly organized “COVID awareness and Christmas outreach with vegetable vendors of MLA Hostel Junction, Kohima” at the AKM Conference Hall on December 2. A NEPS report stated that a large number of woman vegetable vendors from the MLA Hospital Junction area attended the programme. Speaking on COVID awareness, Athungo Ezung, Drugs Inspector, CMO Office, Kohima shared with the woman vegetable
  • DC Tuensang new residence inaugurated
    Tuensang, December 3 (MExN): The Deputy Commissioner Tuensang’s new residence was inaugurated with Advisor NSDMA & CAWD, Kazheto Kinimi as the guest of Honour on December 3.  Speaking on the occasion, a press release stated that the Advisor gave a brief background on the construction of DC bungalows in Tuensang, Phek, Kiphire and Wokha. Later, he made a brief inspection of the residence. Welcoming the invitees, the DC Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant, IAS highlighted on t
  • ADC Kohima informs  on special camps 
    Kohima, December 3 (MExN): ADC and Electoral Registration Officer Kohima, Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa has informed that in connection with the ongoing Special Revision of Photo Electoral Rolls with reference to January 1, 2021 as the qualifying date, special camps will be held December 4 and 5 in all the designated polling stations under Kohima district. She has informed all concerned to take the opportunity of the special camps to check the entries in the electoral roll and apply for incl
  • Committee formed for  PM-KISAN in Peren 
    Peren, December 3 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner Peren, Sentiwapang Aier (NCS) has notified that in pursuance of the Department of Agriculture, Government of Nagaland notification dated October 29 the District Level Grievance Redressal Monitoring Committee for implementation of PM-KISAN, Peren District has constituted the following members: Deputy Commissioner, Peren as Chairperson, District Agriculture Officer, Peren as Member Secretary, and other members include District Horticulture Of
  • ‘Solidarity Run to end Violence against Women and Girls’ held in Chizami
    Chizami, December 3 (MExN): In observance of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), the North East Network (NEN) Nagaland in collaboration with Chizami Sport Association (CSA) organised a ‘Solidarity Run to end Violence against Women and Girls’ in Chizami on December 3. NEN members along with 73 youth members from the villages of Chizami, Enhulumi, Sumi and Chizami town participated in the run. At the start of the run, an awareness programme was
  • Zunheboto: Monthly ASHA meeting and CBAC training held
    Zunheboto, December 3 (MExN): The monthly ASHA meeting cum CBAC Training for Zunheboto Sadar was held on December 3 at District Vector Borne Officer Office, Zunheboto. Altogether 37 ASHAs from Zunheboto Sadar participated the meeting cum training, Shekho Sophie District Media Officer of the Zunheboto CMO Office informed in a press release on Thursday.  Valerie Kiba, BPM of Zunheboto Sadar briefed the ASHAs to improve Home Base New Born Care reporting and full and complete im
  • Zhaleo inaugurates Northern Angami Colony Council Kuda
    Dimapur, December 4 (MExN): Northern Angami Colony Council Kuda at Walford, Dimapur was inaugurated by Zhaleo Rio, IAS (Retd), Advisor, Sericulture, Excise and Minority Affairs on December 3.  In the ribbon cutting ceremony of the monolith, Zhaleo called upon the residents to be united and broad-minded in their aspirations. He affirmed that they are vital for progress and developments. Zhaleo led a one-minute silence as mark of respect to the forefathers of the colony and chall
  • International Day of People with Disabilities celebrated in Angel Home
    Dimapur, December 3 (MExN): The Franciscan Sisters of St Mary of the Angels (FSMA) celebrated the International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPwD) at Angel Home with special children and their parents at Signal Angami, Dimapur. Sister Tejohonu welcomed the gathering while Rev Fr Jenson the Rector of St Vincent’s Seminary led the gathering into prayer. In his message, Rev Fr Jenson encouraged the parents not to give up hope but believe in the abilities of their children.