Nagaland

  • Eco policy needs ‘huge revival:’ NPCC
    DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 25 (MExN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) today stated that economic policy needs a “huge revival” in Nagaland. A press release from K Therie, NPCC President said that shortfall in government revenue “does not matter to public as funds do not percolate down to them.” It claimed that the State Government has no policy to help build the economy, adding that they have closed avenues for banks and other financial institutions fr
  • PHED asks public to get water sources tested
    District water testing laboratories established across State KOHIMA, SEPTEMBER 25 (MExN): The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), Nagaland has advised the public to get their water sources tested in their district water testing laboratories or the State Laboratory in Dimapur.  A press release from Er N Thsathirichem Sangtam, Chief Engineer, Sanitation and WSSO, PHED informed that district water testing laboratories have been established in all the districts of Nagal
  • Power shutdowns in Dimapur & Niuland
    DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 25 (MExN): The Power Department has informed that there will be a total power shut down in Dimapur on September 26 from 6:00am to 10:00am for consumers whose power is fed by the Metha sub-station. A press release from Er Imsenkaba, Executive Engineer, Dimapur Electrical Division said that this will be done in order to undertake jungle clearing/cutting in order to provide stable power supply. The department therefore asked all customers in the affected areas to extend
  • PAC convenes meeting with Dimapur CSOs, NCD objects
    Dimapur, September 25 (MExN): A meeting convened by the Public Action Committee (PAC) Dimapur on September 26 to discuss “the rise in rampant illegal collection of money in and around Dimapur,” has stirred up another controversy with the Naga Council Dimapur. In a press release on Friday, the PAC had convened the meeting with all civil society organisations (CSOs) in Dimapur at the Western Chakhesang Hoho Conference Hall. It had requested all the PAC members, Presiden
  • Assam, Nagaland govts meet to discuss border issues
    Dimapur, September 25 (MExN): A Chief Secretary level meeting on the Assam-Nagaland border issues was held on September 25 at Rhododendron Conference Hall, Central Police Officers’ Mess, Police Complex, Chümoukedima. A report from the DIPR informed that the meeting discussed several important issues pertaining to the inter-state border areas, the Disputed Area Belt (DAB), and the provisions of the Special Operating Procedure (SOP) for deployment of CAPFs in DAB along the
  • Sumi organisations appeal GoI for early solution, keep delimitation on hold
    Zunheboto, September 25 (MExN): The three apex Sumi frontal organizations— All Sumi Students’ Union (SKK), Sumi Kukami Hoho, Sumi Totimi Hoho held a consultative meeting at SKK Hiyam in Zunheboto on September 25.  According to a joint press release from the three organizations, the meeting was called to discuss the ongoing Naga Political talks between the Government of India and Naga Political Groups. “After serious discussion and thorough deliberation the
  • Nagaland: 38 new COVID-19 cases
    DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 25 (MExN): 38 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Nagaland out of 596 results received on September 25. The Health Department informed that of the new cases, 24 are in Dimapur, 12 in Kohima and 1 each in Mon and Wokha. Meanwhile, the State also reported 95 recoveries. The recoveries include 56 from Kohima, 34 from Dimapur, 3 from Peren and 2 from Kiphire.  The total number of positive cases in the State as of Friday stands at 5,786 while the number of activ
  • Free Anti-Rabies Vaccination Camp
    Kohima, September 25 (MExN): The office of the Chief Veterinary Officer Kohima District will be organising ‘Free Anti-Rabies Vaccination Camp’ on the occasion of World Rabies Day, September 28. The camp will be held at the Veterinary Hospital Kohima from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. All healthy dogs can avail the facility, Veterinary Surgeon Dr Elizabeth Yhome informed.   
  • NNC appoints interim Kedahge
    Dimapur, September 25 (MExN): The Naga National Council (NNC) convened an emergency National Hoho on September 23 and elected Vekronü Dozo, the incumbent NSA, Mayam, Riyam (Supreme Court) as the group’s interim Kedahge (President). This was informed in a press release from the group’s Vice President Thupuswuyi S Keyho on Wednesday. The release stated that the meeting was held “in view of the constitutional crisis created by the Kedahge Brig (Retd) S Singya implic
  • KDPU celebrates World Pharmacist Day
    Kohima, September 25 (MExN): The Kohima District Pharmacists Union (KDPU) celebrated the World Pharmacist Day with the theme ‘transforming global health’ on September 25.  The day is observed with an aim to acknowledged the contributes made by pharmacists so that everyone benefits from access to safe, effective, quality and affordable medicines and health technologies and other pharmaceutical care services, KDPU stated in a press release. Speaking on the occasion
  • Poshan Maah event held in Lamhai village
    Peren, September 25 (MExN): In view of Poshan Maah (National Nutrition Month), ICDS Jalukie project under the Department of Social Welfare conducted awareness programme at Lamhai village council hall, Lamhai village, Peren on September 24.  According to a DIPR report, the CDPO Jalukie, Namhuheing spoke on nutrition and kitchen garden where he encouraged plantation drives for promotion of nutri-garden and emphasized on the importance of organic food locally available for consump
  • GPS Dan students plant tree
  • PUTD observes 10th World Pharmacist Day
    Tuensang, September 25 (MExN): Pharmacist Union Tuensang District (PUTD) celebrated the 10th World Pharmacist Day at CMO Office Tuensang under the theme ‘Transforming Global Health’ on September 25. On the occasion, the house discussed the role of pharmacists in the healthcare system and the importance of interactions between pharmacists, doctors and nurses. They also discussed and agreed that all retail pharmacy should keep a full time registered pharmacist. The P
  • BJP to facilitate 100 accounts for girl child in every dist of Nagaland
    Our Correspondent Kohima | September 25 Nagaland state BJP handed over Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) account to several girl children here in commemoration of Pt Deen Dayal Upadadhyaya Jayanti on September 25. Handing over the account to several girl children during the birth anniversary celebration of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadadhyaya here at State BJP office, Nagaland BJP president Temjen Imna Along said that the party will facilitate opening of 100 accounts for girl child in every
  • NSLSA launches 2nd stage of Protocol for Early Access to Justice
    Kohima, September 25 (MExN): As part of the 2nd phase for implementation of ‘Protocol for Early Access to Justice at Pre- Arrest, Arrest and Remand Stage’, the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) today launched hoardings and pamphlets enumerating the ‘Rights of Arrested persons’ to be distributed in all the police stations across the state at the Judges Bungalow in Kohima. The protocol is in tune with the National Legal Services Authority’s
  • Awareness camp on health issue for girls held in Longkhim
    Tuensang, September 25 (MExN): An awareness camp for adolescent girls on health issue was held at DUDU Hall, Longkhim under Rashtriya Poshan Maah organised by ICDS Project, Longkhim on September 24. Kikumsungla Jamir, ADC, Longkhim spoke about the Legal Marriage Act and highlighted its importance.  During the programme, the resource persons spoke on various topics such as legal awareness, health awareness and spiritual health. Dr Thanglila, speaking on the theme of the ev
  • Road construction not satisfactory: WSYF
    Dimapur, September 25 (MExN): The Western Sumi Youth Front on Friday said that the road construction from Central Jail Junction, Dimapur to Atu Ghoki (Zubza Bridge) near Hozukhe village was ‘not satisfactory’. Informing of the inspection conducted by it on September 17, the Front highlighted that “works are not being carried out satisfactorily.” “This is an important road for the people of Niuland area,” the WSYF stated in its press release and
  • ‘MERA NUJA’: Keeping indigenous farming culture alive
    Mokokchung, September 25 (MExN): ‘Mera Nuja’ one of the prestigious achievements and recognition of wealth that a farmer is bestowed upon and enter the “wealthy elite” in a village according to Ao culture, was hosted by Imkongtemjen Jamir of Longsa village under Mokokchung district on September 22. Retired teacher Imkongtemjen Jamir (71 years) and his wife Yangernungla (67 years) informed that “in order to achieve this status and honour, he first must p
  • Liquor worth over Rs 1.6 crore destroyed in 'dry state' capital
    Our Correspondent Kohima | September 25 Seized liquor amounting to over Rs 1.6 crore was destroyed today at KMC dumping site in Kohima. In what appears to be one of the biggest quantities of seized liquor destroyed in recent times in Kohima, the excise department stated that the assorted liquor consisted of 2, 294 cases and 165 loose bottles/cans. Converted in terms of bottles/cans, it amounted to 50,304 bottles/cans. The market value of the destroyed liquor was approximately