Nagaland

  • Nutrition intervention efforts yield results
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 11 (MExN): Coordinated nutrition intervention programmes in Tuensang have helped to enhance health services in the region.  The programme under Poshan Abihyan, Department of Social Welfare has been integrated into the health effort implemented jointly between Eleutheros Christian Society (ECS) supported by HCL Foundation, the Health Department and the community.  The intervention which was built around complementary feeding, is conducted once a month and
  • Minister Ozukum inaugurates inter village link roads
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 11 (MExN): Minister for Mechanical and Housing (PWD), Tongpang Ozukum inaugurated two inter village link roads in Mokokchung on April 10.  Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the link road between Chakpa and Yaongyimti(New) village, the minister asserted that the newly the constructed link road should be labeled as 'friendship road' as it will strengthen the bond between the two villages closer. He also assured to provide further assistance for ma
  • Peace Channel conducts conflict resolution training
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 11 (MExN): The Peace Channel organized a training programme on conflict resolution and dialogue on April 11 in Asukhomi village Zunheboto, which was attended by public leaders, GBs and Council members. The event was facilitated by Kanoho Jakha, Chapter Coordinator of Zunheboto. He stressed on the need for peace and peace-building strategies in daily activities and to bring about such huge transformation in communities, leaders in the communities have a huge role to pl
  • Legal Aid Clinic opened at OTC, Yangli
    Tuensang, April 11 (MExN): Justice Songkhupchung Serto Judge, Gauhati High Court, Kohima bench and Executive Chairman, Nagaland State Legal Services Authority inaugurated a Legal Aid Clinic at Oriental Theological College, Yangli, Tuensang on April 10. The inauguration was done in the presence of Principal Secretary, Justice and Law Department, Government of Nagaland Ramakhrishnan, IAS; NSLSA Member Secretary N Longshithung Ezung, NJS and Secretary, Law & Justice Department, Nin
  • COVID-19 vaccination mela held in Mon
    MON, APRIL 11 (MExN): Following the Central Government’s directive to improve the COVID-19 vaccination coverage, a vaccination mela was held in all blocks of Mon District on April 11 for persons of age 45 years and above, health care workers and frontline workers.  The mela was held with an aim to sensitise the crowd during the Church services and for easy access, vaccination sites were created near the church premises. In maximizing the effort, a sensitisation drive w
  • PCC conducts inter-dept talk
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 11 (MExN): Patkai Christian College (Autonomous) conducted an Inter-Departmental Talk organised by the Departments of Education and Philosophy on April 10, at its Bundrock Auditorium.  The event was presented by the sixth semester students of both the departments which was part of their research study. The talk was based on students’ personal researches on various topics followed by question and answer sessions.  There were four presenters, two each
  • Youth clean Mt Titi area
    Wokha, April 11 (MExN): A group of around 50 young people embarked on a trek to Mt Tiyi in Wokha district to clean the area on April 10.   A press release from the organizers of the trek informed that Mt Tiyi, the highest peak in Wokha District, has been adversely affected by reckless human behaviour with a buildup of plastic and non biodegradable waste. The place is a hot sport for visitors especially during the blooming of the Rhododendron flowers. “Wokha village and
  • Vaccination drive
  • ‘Rejuvenating neighbourhoods through parks
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 11 (MExN): The National Cadet Corps (SW) of Unity College, Dimapur conducted beautification program under the theme ‘Rejuvenating Neighborhoods and Communities through Parks’ on April 10. A motivational message was delivered by ANO Lt Cecilia Humtsoe on the necessity and benefits of community sponsored parks and playgrounds. She laid stress upon the multitude of purposes that go beyond aesthetics and provides to the residents leisure time in a good way. &l
  • NAAC Assessment & Accreditation mentoring held
    KOHIMA, APRIL 11 (MExN): A one day mentoring on NAAC Assessment & Accreditation was jointly organised by Kohima Science College, Jotsoma and Kohima College, Kohima on April 9 at Kohima Science College, Jotsoma. The programme was chaired by Sungjeminla, Asst Coordinator IQAC, KCK. In her introductory speech, she highlighted the main objective of NAAC which is to assess and accredit universities and institutions of higher learning to generate quality in education by encouraging an
  • Kuki Inpi Nagaland elects new office bearers 
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 11 (MExN): The Kuki Inpi Nagaland held its General Assembly 2021 on April 10 at KIN Complex, Ahthibung Town Peren and elected new office bearers for the term 2021-24. The elected leaders include L Singsit, IPS retd, as President; Thangkhokai Gangte as General Secretary; Jampao Kilong as Custom and Culture Secretary; Sehlun Chongloi as Finance Secretary cum Treasurer; Lallenmang Singson as Secretary Media Cell; Seijalam and Paotinlun Sitlhou as Vice Presidents; Lamminlal
  • UTCM inaugurates new entrance gate
    Dimapur, April 10 (MExN): The newly constructed entrance gate of the United College of Theology and Missions (UCTM) was inaugurated on April 10 by Isaac Zhimomi, Class-I Contractor, PWD. In his short address, Zhimomi encouraged the community to continue the good work “in the fear of the Lord as was written in Proverbs 1:7) and extended its blessings upon the community.  According to a press statement issued by the College Principal, Rev. Dr. Ashong Serto, the entrance
  • Nagaland: Weekly COVID-19 count drops to double figure
    Positivity at 9%, testing rate at 68 per 1000 Morung Express News Dimapur | April 10 Subsequent to a recent superspreader event raising the COVID count, Nagaland reported 27 new COVID-19 cases this week (April 3-9). According to the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme’s (IDSP) weekly COVID roundup released on April 10, the cases were detected from a total of 2,189 samples returning a positivity rate of 1.2 percent for the week. It included 20 traced contacts an
  • Superannuation matter is ‘still under consideration’
    Nagaland CS appeals NIDA to call off proposed agitation Kohima, April 10 (MExN): Nagaland Chief Secretary J Alam said that the Nagaland In-service Doctors’ Association’s (NIDA) demand for increasing the superannuation age of doctors is “still under consideration.” “The Cabinet in its last meeting on April 7 had deferred the matter for further consultation and that the matter is not closed, but still under consideration,” he said in a press rele
  • Go beyond individual interests for a common shared future of Nagas
    Morung Express news  Kohima | April 10  Temjen Imna Along, Minister Higher Education and Tribal Affairs, Government of Nagaland unveiled the foundation stone of the Thehouba and Viewpoint of the Angami Students’ Union (ASU) on Saturday at the Naga Heritage Village, Kisama. Thehouba in Angami language is a stone sitting place/stone look-out place which is an art of stone masonry. The site is located at the viewpoint of the Heritage Village.  During the unv
  • 110 cases resolved in statewide Lok Adalat; Over Rs 1 crore settled
    Dimapur, April 10 (MExN): The Nagaland State Legal Services Authority settled 110 cases out of the 363 that were listed during the Lok Adalats (People’s Court) in ten districts on Saturday.  According to updates from the NSLSA’s Public Relations Assistant, the matters included cases that were pending in courts as well as those in pre-litigation stage.   A total of Rs 1,18,52,562 has been paid to litigants  in cases related to bank recoveries, crimin
  • 12 new COVID-19 cases in Nagaland 
    Dimapur, April 10 (MExN): Nagaland reported 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday out of 343 samples that were tested.   According to the daily bulletin issued by the health department, 11 of the new cases were reported among ‘traced contacts’—six from Dimapur, Kohima four and one from Mokokchung. The other new case was from a returnee/traveller in Dimapur district.    On the other hand, two patients who previously tested positive for C
  • Withdraw Assam Rifles personnel from Doyapur outpost, NSCN (IM) tells GoI
    Dimapur, April 10 (MExN): The NSCN (IM)  on Saturday accused the Indian armed forces personnel (Assam Rifles in particular) of “deliberately violating the Cease Fire Ground Rules (CFGRs)” agreed between the NSCN (IM) and Government of India (GoI) not to set up any camp at the Dimapur-Hebron road. It has been almost two years since the AR personnel began stationing at Doyapur which is situated on the way to the NSCN’s Council Headquarters (CHq), Hebron, it stat