• Nagaland COVID-19 tally at 657
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 8 Nagaland’s tally of COVID-19 cases reached 657 on Wednesday as a total of 13 fresh cases were reported from various districts the state. According to the daily bulletin issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, 9 of the new cases were from Dimapur district while Kohima, Mon, Mokokchung and Tuensang reported 1 case each. However, the state also reported 1 ‘recovered&r
  • KOHIMA: Daklane and Kezieke declared containment zones
    Kohima, July 8 (MExN): Kohima Deputy Commissioner Gregory Thejawelie has issued notifications informing that Daklane colony, Kohima, Municipal Ward No. 7 and Kezieke colony Kohima, Municipal Ward No. 3, have been demarcated as containment zones. The notifications were issued following the detection of a COVID-19 positive persons residing in the two localities, and in order to contain the spread of the disease/infection and for necessary contact tracing. All movement of person
  • Enforce 14 days total lockdown in Kohima: AKMWP to govt
    Kohima, July 8 (MExN): The Association of Kohima Municipal Wards Panchayat (AKMWP) on Wednesday appealed to the Government of Nagaland to declare total lockdown within Kohima Municipalities for at least 14 days as the spread of COVID-19 ‘is almost entering into community spread.’ Expressing concern for the welfare of all dwellers of Kohima town, AKMWP President, Neibulie Kiewhuo and General Secretary, Thejao Sekhose, issued an appeal on July 8. “Having taking tro
  • Tuensang incident: Pangnyu apologises on behalf of State Govt
    Kohima, July 8 (MExN): Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister (H&FW), S Pangnyu Phom, on behalf of the Government and the Department, today issued an apology to the people of Tuensang and Eastern Nagaland over the “unfortunate incident” of shifting returnees from Kohima to Tuensang.  “I, as a member of the State Cabinet as well as the Minister in charge of the Health & Family Welfare Department tender my apology and express my sincere regrets ov
  • Nagaland: One killed in mudslide in Zunheboto dist
    Avalanche of rock-mud hits car killing one occupant, wounding another   Morung Express News Zunheboto | July 8 One person was killed and another seriously wounded after getting marooned in an unstable segment of NH 702B in Zunheboto on July 8.  The deceased— Phuhoi Sumi of Thakiye village, was a retired teacher of Zunheboto town and the wounded, his son.  The incident occurred some 40 km from Zunheboto town between Xuivi and Kilomi village
  • Will not tolerate any form of extortion: AYO
    Kohima, July 8 (MExN): The Angami Youth Organisation (AYO) said that it had taken a ‘strong note’ on the June 23 incident where an alleged extortionist was gunned down in a retaliatory action by the Kohima Police Anti-Extortion Squad, and appealed concerned authorities to ensure that a transparent process is put in place so that public faith on the police is solidified. In a press release, AYO President Kekhrie Pfukha and Joint Secretary Petevito Nakhro stated that the
  • Nagaland news in brief: 08 July 2020
    Lotha bodies stand for delimitation  Wokha, July 8 (MExN): The Lotha Hoho, frontal organisations and all units of political parties in Wokha district, have ‘unanimously’ resolved to cooperate with the Delimitation Commission and support the implementation process of the Delimitation 2020. According to a press release from the Lotha Hoho on July 8, the decision was taken during a consultative meeting between the organisations on Tuesday.“Anyone acting in any wa
  • NBSE to drop Environmental Edu, Home Sc
    Kohima, July 8 (MExN): The Nagaland Board of School Education Kohima today said that it will discontinue the Environmental Education and Home Science as a sixth subject in the course of study at the Secondary level.  However, Environmental Education would be incorporated into other academic subjects, the NBSE stated in a notification issued by its Chairman Asano Sekhose.   In connection, the Board further informed all the registered schools in the state to take note
  • Health care centre in COVID-19 Hospital Dmp relocated
    Dimapur, July 8 (MExN): The Hospital Management Committee, Dimapur District Hospital has issued a notice informing that the following health care centre at COVID-19 Hospital Dimapur has been relocated and shifted to newly designated place and centre to facilitate health care to the public:  •    District ART Centre has been shifted to opposite Fire Brigade Station  •    District Mental Health Program (DMHP) has been shifted to
  • Patton donates relief material
    Wokha, July 8 (MExN): In his continuous effort to help the people during this pandemic, Deputy Chief Minister and Minister In-charge for Home & R&B, Y Patton distributed 530 bags of rice for his constituency people which consists of around 21 villages (37 Tiyi AC) residing in Wokha town on July 8.  Patton while interacting with the media at his residence at Wokha appealed all section of the society to maintain social distancing and other guidelines in fighting the pan
  • DC Dimapur reminds wholesalers to ensure safety protocols
    Dimapur, July 8 (MExN): The Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur, Anoop Kinchi IAS visited the vegetable and fruit wholesale market at Murgi Patti on July 8 to oversee whether the guidelines to contain Corona virus are practiced.  During the visit, a DIPR report stated the DC cautioned the wholesale traders that there would be no option but to close down the market again if the people do not maintain discipline and asked them to choose the option.  He reminded that vegeta
  • Rengma Hoho inspects 2-lane road widening of NH 61
    Kohima, July 8 (MExN): The Rengma Hoho team visited the ongoing 2- lane road widening of National Highway 61 under Rengma area on July 7 to see the progress of work. The Hoho team also met the Company Engineers of TK Engineering Consortium Pvt Ltd. who are supervising the construction work. The Hoho team urged the Company to expedite the work and to finish the work within the given period of time from the department and also to maintain the quality of work. The Rengma Ho
  • Nagaland: News in pictures - July 08, 2020
    As part of the initiative by the Assam Rifles in reaching out to the needy residents, residing in remote villages, Jalukie Battalion Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) organised an 'Umbrella Campaign' on July 8. Umbrellas were distributed to physically challenged, widows the aged with strict compliance to social distancing, whilst encouraging residents to religiously adhere to COVID-19 restrictions. (Photo  Courtesy: HQ IGAR -North)   Mokokchung
  • Tuensang Incident: Pangnyu apologises on State Govt's behalf  
    Kohima, July 8 (MExN): Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister (H&FW), S Pangnyu Phom, on behalf of the Government and the Department, today issued an apology to people of Tuensang and Eastern Nagaland over the “unfortunate incident”  relating to shifting of returnees from Kohima to Tuensang on May 26..  “I, as a member of the State Cabinet as well as the Minister in charge of the Health & Family Welfare Department tender my apology and expr
  • Task Force for Enforcement of Safety Protocols in Pfütsero
    Pfütsero, July 8 (MExN): Additional Deputy Commissioner Pfütsero, Phuleshe K Yepthomi constituted a Task Force for Enforcement of Safety Protocols including social distancing at Pfütsero Town with immediate effect.  The team includes Head DB, Mesetsonyi, ADC Office Pfütsero, Convenor; DB, Lhikhrope, member and representative of OC, PS, Pfütsero as member. The Task Force is authorized to impose a fine amounting to Rs 100/-(One hundred) against any
  • DoSE Nagaland notifies on broadcast of video and audio lessons
    Kohima, July 8 (MExN): Principal Director School Education, Shanavas C, IAS has notified for the information of all concerned that the Phase II broadcast of video and audio lessons for classes VIII to XII through Doordarshan, Kohima, All India Radio, Kohima, Youtube Channel (DoSE Nagaland) and Facebook (School Education, Nagaland) will be carried out from July 11 to 13 as per the schedule given in Annexure I & II which is available in the Department Facebook Page.  All co
  • Tuluni Festival celebrated in Hovukhu village
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 8  Hovukhu village in Niuland organized a Tuluni cultural festival on July 7 and 8 at the village local ground. The festival was an initiative of the Hovukhu Students' Union with the support of the Hovukhu Village Council. Understanding the importance of social distancing during the pandemic, the festival was observed with strict compliance to the safety measures as per government guidelines, the village authority informed.
  • Tuluni festive spirit embraces QC returnees
    Morung Express News Chümoukedima | July 8 It was an unexpected but relishing 'Tuluni' treat for inmates of the all-female quarantine centre at New DC Complex, Chümoukedima on Wednesday evening. The returnees were served 'smoked pork and 'axone', the mouth watering traditional dish of the Sumi Nagas, during dinner. For those returnees who don't eat pork, they were served chicken masala and roti. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdow
  • NSCN (R) issues cautionary note
    Dimapur, July 8 (MExN): The NSCN (R) on Wednesday reminded that it still stands firm on its August 28, 2019 resolution to terminate Former Kilonser Khekato Kinny, and some few others, and that the decision is in no way revoked. In its cautionary note, the NSCN (R) informed its members to refrain from associating with the 'ousted elements', and “if found so, it shall be viewed as 'intentional and willful defilement' of this decree, which will attract penalties