Nagaland

  • NSCN (IM) reposes faith in Framework Agreement
    Says, both GoI and NSCN answerable if solution is ‘missed again’ Dimapur, January 17 (MExN): The NSCN (IM) on Sunday said that the Framework Agreement signed with the Government of India (GoI) would not only solve the ‘chronic problems’ of the Nagas and the Indians but also bring a solution, genuine peace, material development and rebuild the psychology and relation of the two peoples.  While expressing its commitment to the Framework Agreement,
  • Cop succumbs after road mishap
    Morung Express News Dimapur | January 17 A Dimapur police personnel succumbed to injury in hospital after a road mishap on the Dimapur-Chümoukedima 4-lane stretch of NH 29. He was admitted to the CIHSR after reportedly hitting a truck while returning home from work on his motor-cycle.  According to police sources, the accident occurred on January 16 evening at 6th Mile. The sources said that the unnamed policeman was heading towards Chümoukedima when the motor-cycle
  • Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (N) conducts various activities across Nagaland
    Tuensang Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (N) organized a distribution ceremony of wheel chairs and hearing aid to physically challenged ESM and villagers at Tobu village of Mon district under Assam Rifles Civic Action Programme for the financial year 2020-21. (Photo Courtesy: HQ IGAR (N) Jalukie Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (North) conducted ‘Join Indian Army Campaign’ at Government Higher Senior Secondary School, Peren. Dur
  • Campaign on oil conservation and energy efficiency launched in Nagaland
    Kohima, January 17 (MExN): SAKSHAM (Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav), an annual month-long awareness campaign on oil conservation and energy efficiency was launched in Nagaland with the theme ‘Green and Clean Energy’.  The Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) under of aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas along with Oil PSUs inaugurated SAKSHAM 2021 for the state of Nagaland through a Zoom meeting on January 16, Ngahorning Kashung State Level Coor
  • Making steps towards drug free lives
    ARK Foundation sensitises on substance abuse, prevention, management and co-morbidities DIMAPUR, JANUARY 17 (MExN): The ARK Foundation with support from the Nagaland Social Welfare Department conducted three programmes on substance abuse prevention, management and co-morbidities.  The programmes were held as part of the Drug Free India campaign.  While two programmes were conducted virtually on January 13 with drug users and in partnership with NEDHIV Tuli and YMS Ta
  • First Catholic priest ordained from Nsong
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 17 (MExN): Reverend Deacon Peter Pehiachanglu was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Kohima on January 15 at St Peter’s Chruch, Nsong under SFS Parish, Tening, Peren District by Most Rev. Dr. James Thoppil, Bishop of Kohima.  Deacon Peter dressed in the traditional Zeliang attire came in procession accompanied by the clan and family members. Community singing in traditional tunes led the procession.   The Bishop in his introduction said that Peh
  • Old Changsu Baptist Church celebrates centennial jubilee
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 17 (MExN): Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland, Y Patton extended centennial jubilee greetings to Old Changsu Baptist Church community on January 17.  Speaking at the jubilee programme, the Deputy CM said that jubilee is a time to repent, forgive and forget all past rancour and to exalt Almighty God for all His grace during the past years. He called upon the congregation to rededicate their lives to Christian values and the church community to give thanks to God
  • Four new cases take Nagaland''s COVID-19 tally to 12,058
    Kohima, January 17 (PTI): Four more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagaland on Sunday, taking the tally in the northeastern state to 12,058, Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said. The fresh cases were reported from Dimapur, Kohima, Mokokchung and Tuensang districts. The vaccination drive, however, was temporarily halted on Sunday in the Christian-majority state as many people go to churches on the day, State Immunisation Officer Dr Ritu Thurr said. The programme will res
  • Nagaland News File
    70th CBCC general council from Jan 23-24 Kohima, January 17 (MExN): The Chakhesang Baptist Church Council (CBCC) will hold its 70th annual general council at Thuvopisu Baptist Church from January 23 to 24 under the theme ‘Stronger together.’ Rev Kevengoi Sakha will speak on the topic ‘Stronger together in Christ’ while Rev Dr Phuveyi Dozo and Rev Vikuo Rhi will speak on the themes ‘Stronger together- Mission & Salvation’ and ‘Stronger To
  • 54 year old becomes Nagaland’s first COVID-19 vaccine recipient
    Morung Express News Kohima | January 16 Fifty-four year old, Dr Sendimeren Aonok, consultant and in-charge of the critical care department at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) became the first recipient of the COVID-19 vaccine in Nagaland on January 16. “I was ready to take the vaccine. There was no hesitation on my part and we knew that we will have to do it,” said Dr Aonok who is also the recipient of the Governor’s Gold Medal in 2012. Interacting with
  • Vox Populi: Views, counterviews as Covid-19 vaccinations begin
    Vishü Rita Krocha Kohima | January 16 Even as the first phase of COVID-19 vaccine was rolled out in Nagaland on Saturday, the government will have to address the daunting challenge of ‘vaccine hesitancy’ among the general population. “I would like to believe in the efficacy of the vaccine and the benefits of taking it but considering the process and stage of the vaccines, I am not too sure I would take it at the moment,” says Loreign Ovung, a lawyer by
  • Nagaland COVID-19: Slight surge in detection, one super spreader event
    Morung Express News Dimapur | January 16 Nagaland reported 75 COVID-19 cases during the week (January 9-15), while the total confirmed cases crossed the 12,000 mark), the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Health & Family Welfare informed in its weekly COVID roundup issued on January 16.  The state also reported 5 deaths during the week, taking the death toll to 88 (10 not COVID-related). The state mortality rate increased to 0.65 percent but it was
  • 561 Nagaland healthcare workers receive COVID vaccine on day one
    Our Correspondent Kohima | January 16 Nagaland on Saturday joined the rest of India in what is touted as the world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccination programmes, marking the beginning of an effort to immunise over a billion people across the country. A total of 561 healthcare workers including doctors, nurses and support staff were vaccinated across nine districts in Nagaland with the exception of Kiphire and Noklak, according to the Nagaland Department of Health and Family We
  • First YTC President & NSCN Steering Committee member passes away
    NSCN (IM), Yimchungrü Union extend condolences Dimapur, January 16 (MExN):  P Hopong Yimchungrü, the first President of Yimchungrü Tribal Council (YTC) and member of the Steering Committee, NSCN (IM) passed away on January 15 at his residence in Showuba, Dimapur. On Saturday, condolences poured in from NSCN (IM) Chairman, Steering Committee Convener and others. NSCN (IM) Chairman, Q Tuccu on January 16 mourned Hopong’s demise and stated that he was &l
  • Kohima gets a Planetarium & Innovation Hub building
    Our Correspondent Kohima | January 16 Nagaland’s Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Neiba Kronu today inaugurated the Planetarium and Innovation Hub Building here at Directorate of Science & Technology. Speaking on the occasion, Kronu said the setting up of Planetarium and Innovation Hub in Kohima would help the young people and students to learn the interesting facts about the universe and all about space and thereby develop s
  • Nagaland: News in Brief
    Governor greets Kuki community  Kohima, January 16 (MExN): Nagaland Governopr R N Ravi extended Mimkut greetings to the Kuki community and to the people of Nagaland on Saturday. “During the celebration, Kuki community exhibits their magnificent traditions and customs wherein the young people familiarise themselves with their roots. Love and brotherhood are important essence of this festival,” the Governor shared. “On this auspicious occasion, May God bless you
  • Dimapur COVID-19 vaccination: ‘Vaccine is painless’
    Morung Express News Dimapur | January 16 Blood Bank incharge of District Hospital Dimapur, Dr Temsu, who received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Dimapur described his experience as “painless.” “It is painless and I feel quite elated because I’m now about to be protected (from COVID-19),” he told media persons after receiving the first dose of vaccine on January 16. He allayed all apprehensions being widely discussed on various social media pl
  • Mokokchung COVID-19 vaccination: ‘Better to be safe than sorry’
    Morung Express News Mokokchung | January 16 Dr HT Sangtam, Senior Specialist, IMDH who was the first person to get COVID-19 vaccination at Imkongliba Memorial District Hospital (IMDH), Mokokchung said, “I am fully confident with the vaccine. It is better to be safe than sorry. The vaccine has been produced after conducting so much trails and tests so we shouldn't be skeptical about it.” Dr Sangtam added, “There are always adverse effects in all immunization