Nagaland

  • COVID-19:  Nagaland registers 60 more recoveries
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | July 7  Nagaland reported 60 more recoveries from COVID-19 while another 8 more fresh cases were confirmed on Tuesday everning, according to a State health authority.   “60 more COVID-19 Positive Patients have recovered. 59 from COVID-19 Care Centre, Peren & 1 from Kohima. However, they will be kept under strict surveillance,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom informed in an update on T
  • Nagaland: 11 new COVID-19 cases, total at 636 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 7 Nagaland confirmed 11 fresh COVID-19 cases Tuesday morning taking the State’s total to 636. “Out of 313 samples tested, 11 fresh positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. 10 from Mon & 1 from Kohima,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter  According to the Minster’s tweet, the State status as of 11: 50 AM, on July 7 were as follow: Positive Cases - 636; Act
  • Peren JAC on COVID-19 censures ‘inefficiency’ of state machinery
    Peren, July 6 (MExN): The Joint Action Committee (JAC) on COVID-19 in Peren district on Monday censured the ‘inefficiency’ of the State Government and its machinery at the district level and said that the government’s ‘lackadaisical attitude’ towards the people of the district is ‘on a tipping point.’ A statement to this effect was released by the JAC on July 6, recounting the series of events on June 23 where 96 returnees were released fr
  • Beisumpuikam declared as containment area
    Peren, July 6 (MExN): The Sub Divisional Officer (C) of Ahthibung, Ruopfukuotuo Noudi has declared the entire village of Beisumpuikam and its premises as containment area following the detection of positive cases of COVID-19 in the Beisumpuikam Community Quarantine Centre. The order issued on July 5 stated that all movements in and out of the demarcated perimeter/boundary of the quarantine centre will hence be strictly prohibited except for medical/emergency services. Social dista
  • COVID-19: Nagaland tally at 625, 3 districts report zero cases
    Morung Express news Dimapur | July 6 Nagaland’s tally of COVID-19 cases reached 625 on Monday as a total of 35 fresh cases were reported from the state. According to the daily bulletin issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, 20 of the new cases were from Mon district while Dimapur reported 15. However, the state also reported 12 cases of ‘recoveries’ on Monday, taking the total number of recover
  • Quarantine Centre at Shokhuvi sealed
    Dimapur, July 6 (MExN): The B Mess Block Quarantine Centre at ARTC &S, Shokhuvi, has been sealed with immediate effect to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Dimapur Deputy Commissioner Anoop Khinchi issued the sealing order on Monday, stating that persons violating the containment measures will be liable to be proceeded as per the provisions of Section 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, besides legal action under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.   
  • Congress Minority wing lodge FIR against M’rashtra resident
    Dimapur, July 6 (MExN): The Minority Department of the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee has lodged a police complaint in Dimapur against a Maharashtra resident identified as Hema Choudhary on July 6. In the complaint, filed by Ajit Gogoi, General Secretary of the NPCC Minority Department, Choudhary was charged of posting videos that are “creating hatred for Naga people.” Gogoi alleged that Choudhary had made some videos which had “inflamed the animal love
  • Nagaland Govt spent over Rs 24 crore relief for stranded citizens
    Dimapur, July 6 (MExN): The State Government has disbursed over Rs 24.75 crore as relief fund for stranded citizens of Nagaland under the Chief Minister’s Special Package (CMSP) and One-Time Assistance Package. Data provided by Nagaland Spokesperson for COVID-19, Mmhonlumo Kikon, on July 6 indicated that a total of 37,932 applicants were assisted through the two packages. As per the data, a total of Rs 86,21,4000 was disbursed to 21,797 students, working people and pati
  • 5 arrested for extortion and illegal possession of arms
    Kohima, July 6 (MExN): Kohima Police along with security forces arrested five persons on charges of “extortion and illegal possession of arms,” near Tseminyu on July 4.  A press release from the PRO, Kohima Police informed that the arrested persons were NSCN (IM) cadres and identified as them as ‘Captain Tenyenseng Seb, 2nd Lieutenant Somingam Shang, Private Somirin Tangkhul, Captain Bopai Konyak and Sergeant Major Nagawangbou Wijunamai.’ A total
  • Special train from Bengaluru expected on July 9
    Kohima, July 6 (MExN): A Special Train originating from Bengaluru, Karnataka, has moved out on July 6 and is expected to arrive on Dimapur on the July 9. According to updates from the DIPR, about 500 stranded persons of Nagaland are expected to travel in this train along with passengers from other North Eastern States.
  • AR nabs 6 with weapons in Dimapur
    Kohima, July 6 (MExN): As per a delayed report, 6 persons, along with weapons, were apprehended by the Assam Rifles in Dimapur on July 4.  A press release issued by the Defence PRO, Kohima, stated that it was "part of the ongoing crackdown by Assam Rifles on insurgent groups."   It said that an operation, along with the local police, was launched near Green Park, based on "specific intelligence regarding illegal cash transaction" involving the N
  • PDA govt must resign: NPF
    DIMAPUR, JULY 6 (MExN): In response to the NDPP’s rejoinder on July 5, the NPF today issued a statement saying that “the question of NPF making an attempt to mar the cordial relationship between the present PDA Government and the Governor does not arise.”  It further stated that the PDA government has “no moral right” to continue in office.  “It is already a forgone conclusion that the Governor does not trust the present governmen
  • NPCC accuses State Govt of misleading statement
    DIMAPUR, JULY 6 (MExN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has expressed “astonishment” at what it said was the “misleading statement issued by the State government on the charges of the Governor, RN Ravi with regard to the perilous law and order situation and his caution to enforce Article 371 A (1) (b) of the Constitution of India.”  A press release from the NPCC Working President, Khriedi Theünuo said it is a “well known fact
  • NVCO for action on CAG report
    Kohima, July 6 (MExN): The Nagaland Voluntary Consumers’ Organisation (NVCO) has appealed to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Nagaland Legislative Assembly to do justice to the Comptroller and Audit General (CAG) report to promote social justice towards economic development in Nagaland. According to the NVCO statement on July 5, every year misappropriation of huge crores of rupees is detected in the CAG report tabled before the session of Nagaland Legislative Assembly,
  • HYS conducts online quiz
    DIMAPUR, JULY 6 (MExN): The Hindu Yuva Sanga (HYS) successfully culminated week-1 of its Aarambh with the Quiz-Buzz—an online quiz contest which took place on July 5. The quiz-competition was held online. The winners of the competition were Siddhart Sankar Rout (1st), Sneha Paul (2nd) and Akshay Sarkar (3rd).   
  • St Thomas Mission Society ‘Food for Security Mission’ continues
    Dimapur, July 6 (MExN): The MGM School and College in collaboration with St Thomas Mission Society (STMS) has been undertaking the ‘Food for Security Mission’ to help students, staff and needy people in the COVID-19 pandemic. “Many of our students come from middle class or lower middle class family. Many of them are plunge into extreme poverty due to lockdown starting from March 25, 2020,” a press release from MGM informed.  The mission is the idea of
  • Nagaland News File
    State Govt reiterates ban on import of pigs KOHIMA, JULY 6 (MExN): In view of the outbreak of 'African Swine Fever' in the neighbouring States and in continuation of the Department of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services’ earlier notification; the Home Department has reiterated that there shall be ban on import of pigs from other States into Nagaland. All Deputy Commissioners/CP Dimapur/Superintendents of Police/Chief Veterinary Officers have been directed t
  • NBCC conducts Youth Week and Youth Sunday
    KOHIMA, JULY 6 (MExN): The Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) observed its Youth Week and Youth Sunday from July 1 to 5 under the theme ‘Stronger Together.’ A press release from the NBCC informed that it has 1,661 local Churches with 2,12,307 youth members. Due to pandemic, the NBCC Youth Week & Youth Sunday/Youth Day of Prayer was observed differently this year. An essay competition was conducted on the topic ‘God in a pandemic.’ The best three ess
  • Phek DPDB meeting approves LADF
    Phek, July 6 (MExN): The monthly meeting of Phek DPDB was held on July 6 under the chairmanship of Minister for Planning & Co-ordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs, Neiba Kronu. The legislative members from Phek District also attended the meeting. A DIPR report stated that the chairperson briefed about LADF of every constituency of Phek district and LADF for each constituency was approved by the house. Discussions were held about the spread of COVID-19, and t
  • 134 people reached Dimapur by flight on July 6
    A total of 134 people reached Dimapur by flight on July 6. Air India flight brought 14 from Guwahati, 24 from Imphal and 22 from Kolkata while Indigo flight brought 74 from Kolkata. According to a DIPR report, “after the medical screening and mandatory procedures were done all the returnees were transported by buses to their respective Quarantine Centres.” (DIPR Photo)