Nagaland

  • Two from Nagaland among BJP’s new central team
    Former Nagaland BJP head  M Chuba Ao appointed as National Vice-President; MLA Mmhonlumo Kikon appointed as BJP National Spokesperson  Morung Express News Dimapur | September 26  Former Nagaland Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) President Dr M Chuba Ao was appointed as one of the 12 National Vice-Presidents while Nagaland BJP legislator Mmhonlumo Kikon was selected as one of the Party’s National Spokesperson in the major overhaul within the ranks of the Party
  • Positivity makes steady climb as detection decreases
    •    Testing improves to 37.58 per 1000 •    Recovery rate crosses 80 percent Morung Express News Dimapur | September 26 The COVID-19 positivity rate continued a steady climb in Nagaland even as the overall detection showed a decreasing trend. As per the latest COVID trend data in Nagaland published by the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Department of Health & Family Welfare on September 26, the positivity rate fe
  • Dr Sedevi Angami appointed as member of NMC
    Dimapur, September 26 (MExN): Dr Sedevi Angami, Director of Christian Institute of Health Sciences &Research (CIHSR), Dimapur has been appointed member of the newly created National Medical Commission (NMC) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India. As per a press release from CIHSR, the appointment is as notified by The Gazette of India on September 24. Sedevi, who is an MD, DM (Gastroenterology); MA (Bioethics); PGC (Hosp. Admins), will serve on the
  • ‘Pandemic not an excuse for delaying employment opportunities’
    NSF urges NPSC, Govt to announce results and new posts Kohima, September 26 (MExN): The Naga Students Federation (NSF) on Saturday pulled up the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) and the Government of Nagaland for delayed announcement of results and notification of new posts. The Federation highlighted that while the NPSC prelims examination was held on November 30, 2019, the results are yet to be announced ‘for reasons best known to the NPSC’. The unexplai
  • 94 new COVID-19 cases in Nagaland
    Dimapur, September 26 (MExN): Nagaland recorded 94 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, taking the State’s tally to 5862. Out of the 94 cases, 51 cases were reported in Kohima, 39 in Dimapur, 2 in Mokokchung and 1 each in Mon and Phek. Meanwhile, an update from State Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom also informed that 89 recoveries were reported on September 26. With this, the total recovery in the State was 4782 as on September 26 while total number of active cases was 1027. According
  • ‘Improve network services in Mon or face office closure’
    KSU serves 2-day ultimatum to Reliance Jio Mon, September 26 (MExN): Following three days of complete shutdown of Jio network in Mon district, the Konyak Students Union (KSU) on Saturday issued an ultimatum to Reliance Jio to improve network services in Mon within two days. The Union in its letter to the Point Manager, Jio Company Mon stated that despite several appeals and a consultative meeting on September 7, the company has failed to show any improvement of network services i
  • Nagaland: News in Brief
    Dimapur Press Club elects new office bearers Dimapur, September 26 (MExN): The Dimapur Press Club (DPC) during its general meeting cum election of new office bearers held on Saturday at Press Point, Supermarket has elected the following for 2020-2022 tenure: President: K Filip Sumi, Vice President: Temjenrenba, General Secretary: P Among Aier, Joint Secretary: Prasanjit Dutta, Info & Publicity Secretary: Akangjungla, Sports Secretary: Pfushou, Finance Secretary: Imrong Jamir, Tr
  • Nagaland Congress joins ‘Rozgar Do’ campaign
    Our Correspondent Kohima | September 26 Nagaland Pradesh Youth Congress (NPYC) launched ‘Rozgar Do’ at Congress Bhavan, Kohima on September 26. Speaking at the launching ceremony, NPYC president Vilhousielie Kenguruse lamented that the People Democratic Alliance (PDA) government in Nagaland has miserably failed to manage and control the escalated prices of essential commodities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stating that the government of the day has turned blind a
  • LADP fund strengthens health infrastructures in Mon dist
    Mon, September 26 (MExN): Various initiatives were taken up in accordance with Government of Nagaland guidelines for earmarking LADP funds to strengthen health infrastructures and quarantine facilities to tide over the COVID-19 pandemic in Mon district.  A Force Trax Ambulance funded under LADP 2020-21 was launched and handed over to HCMC PHC Angphang by EE Pangteang, MLA 48 Moka A/C.  While launching the ambulance service, Pangteang said that the public of 48 Moka A/C
  • Joint Council Welfare Forum puts up reflective signboard in Burma camp
    Dimapur, September 26 (MExN): A reflective signboard indicating the name of the colony and its distances was installed along both side of the road at Burma Camp junction, Dimapur under the initiative of Joint Council Welfare Forum, Ward No. 3 & 22. Advisor of Power, H Tovihoto Ayemi graced the program as chief guest and unveiled the signboard. In his brief speech, Ayemi lauded the Forum for successfully installing the signboard and its effort for bringing the eight different col
  • Peace Channel and NEISSR hosts webinar
    Dimapur, September 26 (MExN): Emphasizing on a quote by Richard Rohr, “Hurts not transformed are always transferred”, Niketu Iralu said “when we start to think about the subject we realize that we are talking about a very big crisis or problem and it is all as all the human history but as fresh and modern as today. I think most of us start to think of our hurts and pain and it stretches out and spread wider and wider into the world.” Peace Activist, Niketu Ir
  • Farmers attend Training of Trainers under FOCUS-IFAD project
    Longleng, September 26 (MExN): The FOCUS-IFAD project under office of the Agriculture officer Longleng held training for Training of Trainers (TOT) on horticulture fruits, nuts/spices and animal husbandry.  The training along with field demonstration was scheduled from September 21 to 25 and was attended by trainees from Agri & Allied department who will be training the farmers in block and village levels. The purpose of the training was to emphasized on providing techni
  • Mkg Police assures better coordination with CHILDLINE
    Mokokchung, September 26 (MExN): Mokokchung CHILDLINE 1098 with the cooperation from the Superintendent of Police held sensitisation week in Police Stations, Out Posts and Check Posts which culminated on September 25. “For better cooperation with the police, it is very necessary that the concerned department is well aware of CHILDLINE functions and duties. Thus, Mokokchung CHILDLINE visited all the Police Stations, Women Police Stations, Out Posts and Check Posts,” a pre
  • Nagaland: ‘Children not safe even in our own state,’ says Childline worker
    Dimapur, September 26 (MExN): SPATIAL Project under Can Youth organized an awareness programme on ‘significance of child rights’ with Lozua Kape, Central Coordinator, Childline as the resource person at Can Youth office Conference Hall on September 26.  The programme was attended by members of Dimapur Eastern Naga Students Union (DENSU) and its units, members and interns of Can Youth.  Introducing Childline and its different aspects to the participants, Lozu
  • Former Nagaland BJP head M Chuba Ao among Party’s 12 National Vice-Presidents
    MLA Mmhonlumo Kikon apointed as BJP National Spokesperson  Morung Express News Dimapur | September 26  Former Nagaland’s Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) President Dr M Chuba Ao was appointed as one of the 12 National Vice-Presidents of the Party in the major overhaul within the ranks of party announced on September 26. Apart from Dr Ao,  two-term Member of Nagaland Legislative Assembly and Advisor Mmhonlumo Kikon was also appointed as one of the one of the
  • Nagaland legislator Mmhonlumo Kikon appointed BJP National Spokesperson 
    Former Nagaland BJP President M Chuba Ao among 12 National Vice-Presidents Morung Express News Dimapur | September 26  Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator from Nagaland, Mmhonlumo Kikon has been appointed as one of the Party’s National Spokesperson in the major overhaul within the ranks of party announced on September 26. The Advisor for New and Renewable Energy, IT&C, Science and Technology is designated as one of the National Spokesperson, the only repre
  • World Bank-GoI NERPSIP power project halted midway in Dimapur
    Met troubled waters in the form of ‘demand’ Morung Express News Dimapur | September 25 As Nagaland was immersed in the COVID-19 response, a project to improve power distribution capacity met troubled waters. The trouble was in the form of unsolicited monetary demands.  The project was commissioned in 2017, to set up a 33/11kv 20Mva power sub-station at Padumpukhri, Dimapur, as part of the Northeastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSIP) for augm
  • NPF terms Finance Dept’s disclosures as ‘deceptive’
    DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 25 (MExN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) legislature party termed the Nagaland Finance Department’s recent disclosures on the State’s financial position as “deceptive.” A press release from the NPF legislature party alleged that the Finance Department’s recent statement “portrays the well-defined objective” of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio “to continue embezzling public fund while giving the impression that the pr