Nagaland

  • Nagalalnd: News in Picture
    The Department of Under-Developed Areas (DUDA), Government of Nagaland has providing a bus to Yingli College, Longleng. “This has met the long felt needs of the students and staff of the college,' Dr T Temsu Imti, Principal Yingli College said while conveying gratitude to the DUDA. An inauguration ceremony was held at Lempong junction, Longleng on April 9 where dedication prayer was offered by Rev H Beau Pastor, Longleng Town Baptist Church. (Photo Courtesy: Yingli Colleg
  • BST conducts free health camp in Kumlong ward
    Mokokchung, April 10 (MExN): In commemoration of its 25th year anniversary, the Benpulin Semchir Telongjem (BST) organized a free health camp at Government Middle School, Kumlong where nearly two hundred patients, some as young as three years and some as old as 85 years, from Kumlong and Mongsenbai wards availed the medical checkup and medicines on April 10.    The free medical camp was conducted by Dr Imliyatet Ozukum and his team from the Urban Primary Health Cent
  • Nagaland: Postal dept confers awards to NE-II Region employees
    Our Correspondent Kohima | April 10 The Office of the Postmaster General, North East-II Region, Dimapur organised a ‘Review cum Award Function’ for employees of NE-II Region at Hotel Japfu, Kohima. It was hosted by Nagaland Postal Division Kohima on April 10.   Gracing the occasion, K Kevichusa (IPoS) Commissioner & Secretary, Industries & Commerce, Nagaland congratulated the awardees for their outstanding performances and services. He encouraged
  • NAPO Group ‘C’ holds first consultative meeting
    Our Correspondent Kohima | April 10 The first consultative meeting of the Northern Angami Public Organization (NAPO) Group ‘C’ was held today at Kruzo Park, Tsiese Basa in Kohima district. In commemoration of the meet, a monolith was unveiled by Angami Public Organization (APO), Vice President, KT Vilie. Vilie was optimistic that the monolith would strengthen the bond of unity and better understanding amongst the 12 villages under NAPO Group ‘C.’ He
  • UB announces wood chopping competition in Kohima
    Morung Express News Kohima | April 10 The United Brothers (UB) Kohima has invited interested participants for their upcoming Open Wood Chopping Competition to be held at Solidarity Park, Kohima on April 30. During a press conference at Kohima, here Saturday, UB president Vikeduolie Khruomo said the competition is being organised in order to promote traditional way of wood chopping practiced by ‘our forefathers.’ He also added that on the other hand the event was a
  • KSSU 2nd biennial conference cum felicitation prog held 
    Our Correspondent Kohima | April 10 The Kohima Sümi Kiphimi Küqhakulu (KSSU) held its 2nd biennial conference cum felicitation programme at the State Academy Hall, Kohima on April 10.  Addressing the gathering as the special guest, Pukhayi Sumi, Advisor for Food and Civil Supplies, LM & CP, Taxes Department, Nagaland, urged the students to work hard and give their best while also told them to excel in whichever field they pursue. A special song was presente
  • Nagaland reports 27 new COVID-19 cases this week
    Morung Express News Dimapur | April 10 Nagaland reported 27 new COVID-19 cases this week (April 3-9). According to the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme’s (IDSP) weekly COVID roundup released on April 10, the cases were detected from a total of 2189 samples returning a positivity rate of 1.2 percent. It included 20 traced contacts and 7 travellers.  The positivity rate on the whole was still high at 9 percent though it was lower than the previous week&rs
  • Nagaland Govt issues new COVID SOPs
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 9 (MExN): With the surge in COVID-19 cases in certain parts of India, the Nagaland State Government today issued revised SOPs for returnees and travelers entering Nagaland.  While there is no restriction on inter-State and intra-State movement, it is mandatory for every returnee/inbound traveller to register in the nCOVID Nagaland Visitors App and Aarogya Setu before entering Nagaland. The State helpline 1800 345 0019 may be called for assistance. Every return
  • Naga student in New York develops VR tech to enhance edu techniques
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 9 (MExN): A young Naga studying in New York is using Virtual Reality (VR) technology to enhance traditional learning.  Bendangtoshi T Dominica Jamir from Dimapur, Nagaland currently in New York City, will in May this year, graduate from the New York Technical Institute (New York Tech) with a Master’s in User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI) Design and Development.  Her  web-based platform enhances traditional learning through VR. Jamir’s
  • 3rd Dhansiri Bridge to be opened for traffic
    Morung Express News Dimapur | April 9 The long awaited bridge over the Dhansiri River connecting the erstwhile Kohima Road with Purana Bazaar will be finally opened to vehicular traffic. The new 2-lane RCC beam bridge will be inaugurated on April 13 at 9:00 am by the Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, as per the Urban Development Department.    The bridge was built to replace a then existing British-era single lane Bailley bridge, which had seen its days, exposed to th
  • Nagaland Police says COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for all personnel
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 9 (MExN): The Nagaland Police today informed that COVID-19 vaccination will be compulsory for all police personnel in the State.  A press release from the Superintendent of Police (Crime) & PRO, PHQ, Nagaland further informed that the Nagaland DGP and senior officers of the PHQ were administered their 2nd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  It meanwhile stated that all SOPs for prevention of COVID-19 like wearing of masks etc are still mandatory for all, e
  • Nagaland: 7 new COVID cases
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 9 (MExN): 7 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Nagaland on April 9. These include 6 new cases from Dimapur and 1 new case from Kohima. The Health Department also informed that 4 patients have recovered from the infection which includes 2 from Dimapur and 2 from Tuensang. The total caseload of the State now stands at 12,387. 11,988 people have recovered from the infection so far and there are now 146 active cases. 
  • Assam Rifles conduct civic activities across Nagaland
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): Various battalions of the Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) organized civic activities in different districts of Nagaland, PRO, HQ IGAR (N) informed on Friday. Kiphire: The Kiphire Battalion conducted an awareness drive at Thongsonyu village, Kiphire on April 7 with 15 key tribe/village council members of Thongsonyu village in attendance. The lecture-cum-discussion focused on projecting the various provisions of the ‘Free Move Regime’ a
  • CYO on shifting of Dimapur DC office
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The Chakhroma Youth Organisation (CYO) on Friday said it was “unfortunate” that the matter of shifting the Dimapur Deputy Commissioner’s office to Chümoukedima is being “pitched on tribal lines.” In a press statement, the organisation claimed that Chümoukedima was the district headquarter of Dimapur “without any unreasonable doubt and requires no refutation from any angle.” It further stated that Dimapur
  • Konyak Union mourns demise of Rev Mankup
    Mon, April 9 (MExN): The Konyak Union (KU) mourned the demise of Rev Mankup Konyak of Tamlu village and said that “it was through his untold sacrifices and conviction that the present Konyak generations are bearing the fruit of God’s undying faithfulness.” In a condolence note received on Friday, the KU late Rev Mankup’s exemplary dedication and urge to serve the Konyaks would always be cherished. “Through his dedicated vision and commitment, the Konyak
  • DDGBA clarifies on election of members
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The Dimapur District GBs Association has clarified that the association comprises of eight administrative units (GB bodies) and does not represent any particular area of Dimapur district nor a particular community or tribe. The eight GB bodies include Dimapur GBs Union (Sardar), Chümoukedima GBs Union, Medziphema GBs Union, Dhansiripar GBs Union, Kuhuboto GBs Union, Niuland GBs Union, Ato Area GBs Union and Aghunaqa GBs Union, the DDGBA Advisor Tokuho S
  • Peren: COVID-19 SOP violators to be penalized
    Kohima, April 9 (MExN): Violation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in Peren district will now be subject to penalty, as per an order issued by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peren, Sentiwapang Aier on April 7. According to a DIPR report, the COVID-19 outbreak in the State has been declared as a ‘disaster’ on account of it being a serious health emergency under the ‘Disaster Management Act, 2005’ and the Nagaland Disaster Management Authority has issued detai
  • IIYF submits representations to DoHFW, PWD
    Zunheboto, April 9 (MExN): The Ikiye-Itovi Youth Front (IIYF) submitted representations to the department of Health and Family Welfare (DoHFW) and Public Works Department (PWD) on April 8 seeking redressal of ‘public grievances’. The official delegation led by Kavi Awomi, President IIYF met Principal Director, Health and Family Welfare Dr Kevichusa Medikhru at his office chamber.   A representation was submitted seeking provision of at least one ambulance
  • KDCVU against tax on developmental activities
    Kiphire, April 9 (MExN): The Kiphire District Commercial Vehicle Union (KDCVU) on Friday voiced strong support for the joint decision taken by the United Sangtam Likhum Pumji (USLP), Yimchunger Tribal Council (YTC) and Eastern Sumi Hoho (ESH) urging different Naga Political Groups (NPGs) to abstain from imposing taxation against developmental activities in Kiphire Aspirational District. It also affirmed its support to the three apex tribal bodies of Kiphire in their endeavor to stop