Nagaland

  • ‘Smart citizens make a smart city’
    Cycles4Change app launched in Kohima Morung Express News Kohima | September 25 The Kohima Smart City Cycles4Change app was launched on September 25, at the Kohima Smart City ICCC (Integrated Command and Control Center) office. The app is an initiative of the Kohima Smart City Development Limited (KSCDL) in response to the India Cycles4change campaign. Speaking at the launch, Advisor to the Chief Minister of Nagaland Abu Metha stated that Nagaland needs “to move into
  • CBCMH conducts ‘Revival on Wheels’
    Kohima, September 25 (MExN): The Chakhesang Baptist Church Ministers’ Hill (CBCMH), Kohima conducted ‘Revival on wheels at Old MLA hostel Junction in Kohima on September 24. While following the guidelines laid down by the government and medical experts, the church also felt the need to do its part, Senior pastor at CBCMH, Kohima Rev Dr Vevo Phesao said. The revival programme was conducted with the intention to reassure the citizens of Kohima that God has not forsaken
  • Myki distributes umbrellas to women vegetable vendors
    Phase-wise distribution to be taken up across the State Our Correspondent Kohima | September 25 Myki, Nagaland launched a programme for distribution of umbrellas to women vegetable vendors on September 25. R Khing, Advisor, Women Resource Development and Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Service graced the launching ceremony and distributed umbrellas as well as masks to the women vegetable vendors at High School Junction. Anenla T Sato, Commissioner and Secretary for Women
  • CAB Mokokchung holds meeting
    Mokokchung, September 25 (MExN): The first Child Advisory Board (CAB) meeting for the year 2020 was held at the ADC Planning Conference Hall, Mokokchung on September 25. Chaired by Dharam Raj, SDO (civil), Mokokchung, the CAB meeting reportedly discussed several agendas concerning children. All the agendas concerning different departments were assured of ‘positive response’. The meeting was attended by District Education Officer (DEO), District Welfare Officer (DWO), Mokokc
  • FCC conducts 2nd quarterly meet
    Mokokchung, September 25 (MExN): The Family Counseling Centre (FCC) under Care and Support Society, Mokokchung held its second quarterly Sub-Committee meeting at the office premises on September 25. The members discussed the sensitization programmes to be conducted for the wives of the police personnel on the topic ‘healthy family environment’. They also decided that the FCC Counselor should visit jails housing female inmates. The members also discussed visitation of Childr
  • Nagaland: Training for teachers to adopt e-learning
    Kohima, September 25 (MExN): Faculty Development Programme (FDP) for teachers of schools including higher secondary schools is being conducted by National Institute of Electronic and Information Technology (NIELIT), Kohima in collaboration with the Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE).  According to a DIPR report, the first batch of training started from September 23 and will continue till October 17 in which primary, graduate, assistant and post-graduate teachers from all
  • ATMA functionaries trained on emerging markets and value chains
    Medziphema, September 25 (MExN): State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (SAMETI) organised two-day online training on ‘Extension strategies for linking farmers to markets’ for ATMA functionaries at SAMETI, Medziphema on September 24 and 25.  The programme was organised to trained ATMA field functionaries at creating awareness and understanding about issues and challenges in linking farmers to market and how value chain approach can be adopted
  • Training and demonstrations conducted for farmers in Wokha
    Wokha, September 25 (MExN): The Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Wokha on Friday informed of the various training and demonstration programmes being conducted for the farmers at the block level. Wokha Block: In the Wokha Block and Thillong Village, the ATMA Wokha conducted a training and demonstration programme on winter vegetables on September 15. Training on package and practices of winter vegetables was shared by Lily Tungoe ATM while Disease Management was con
  • ‘Domestic workers an essential workforce’
    NDWM-Nagaland Region joins nationwide campaign Dimapur, September 24 (MExN): The National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM)-Nagaland Region on Thursday drew the State Government’s attention to the plight of domestic workers in the State and demanded recognition and security for them. In a press conference organized in Assisi Auditorium in Dimapur, the NDWM-Nagaland Region laid down four demands for the government. It demanded the recognition of domestic workers as workers
  • NSCN (IM) leaders meet Sumi CSOs in Pughoboto
    Dimapur, September 24 (MExN): A delegation of NSCN (IM) members held a meeting with the Sumi Civil Society leaders in Pughoboto under Sumi Region. A press statement from its MIP on Thursday informed that the NSCN (IM) members briefed the Sumi civil society leaders on the ongoing Indo-Naga political talks. In the meeting, the attendees reportedly took the stand to support the Indo-Naga political solution and that “solution must include Naga flag and Yehzabo (Constitution).&r
  • Main accused absconding in liquor bottling plant case
    3 Bails— 1 Anticipatory, 1 Interim, 1 Regular Morung Express News Dimapur | September 24 At least 2 persons have obtained bail in connection to the alleged liquor bottling plant in Dimapur. The case has so far seen two applications for Anticipatory bail and one regular bail on health grounds.  On September 2, the Assam Rifles discovered an illicit liquor plant in a private property at 7th Mile. The plant was suspected to have been used for bottling liquor. One pers
  • Truck drivers, owners serve 3-day ultimatum to Nagaland govt
    Threaten to stop entering Dimapur Dimapur, September 24 (MExN): Following the shooting of a truck driver in Dimapur on September 22, truck drivers and owners in Dimapur, Lahorijan and Khatkhati have served an ultimatum to the Government of Nagaland with demands to be resolved within three days. Condemning the incident, the Dimapur District Truck Owners Association (DDTOA), Dimapur Truck Drivers’ Union, Dimapur District Truck Driver Welfare Trade Union (DDTDWTU), Lahorijan a
  • 59 new COVID-19 cases takes tally to 5730 in Nagaland
    Dimapur, September 24 (MExN): 59 COVID-19 positive cases were detected on Thursday, taking the total number of positive cases in the State to 5730. According to the daily briefing on COVID-19 issued by the Principal Secretary Home, out of the 59 cases, 46 were in Dimapur, 8 in Kohima, 4 in Zunheboto and 1 in Mon. The total recoveries till date are 4,598 and the active cases are at 1,088. The death toll in the State was 11 as on September 24.
  • Nagaland: COVID-19 cess revocation comes into effect 
    Kohima, September 24 (MExN): The Revenue branch of the State Finance Department has informed that the existing COVID-19 cess on diesel and petrol has been revoked. A notification from the Additional Chief Secretary and Finance Commissioner Sentiyanger Imchen informed  that the cess of Rs 5 per litre for diesel and Rs 6 per litre  for petrol have been revoked and the notification is to come into force with effect from midnight of September 24.
  • Patkai Bridge - Kukidolong stretch to close for restoration
    Dimapur, September 24 (MExN): The Dimapur district administration has informed that the Chathe River Bridge (Patkai Bridge) to Kukidolong will remain closed from 7:00 am on September 26 to 11:00 pm of September 27 for restoration works. In the interest of public safety, there will be total restriction of all movement in the area, according to an order from Dimapur Deputy Commissioner (DC) Rajesh Soundararajan. The restriction is necessitated as a precautionary measure to prevent any in
  • NPF condemns truck driver's killing in Dmp
    DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 24 (MExN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) has condemned the murder of Jiten Gogoi, a truck driver in the early hours of September 22 in Dimapur.  A press release from the NPF press bureau empathised with the kith and kin of the victim in particular and the business community in general at their hour of grief and angst. It lamented that there is “a law and order situation in which, criminals are audacious enough to commit such a heinous crime in
  • Nagaland: News in Brief
    NSCN/GPRN (K) revokes expulsion order of Col Hukheto Aye DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 24 (MExN): The NSCN/GPRN (K) has revoked the expulsion order of Col Hukheto Aye and reinstated him to his former rank and position and further ordered the officer to discharge his duties with immediate effect. A press release from the MIP informed that the NSCN/GPRN (K) held its consultative meeting on September 24 at its office and the house on the request of Col Hukheto Aye and as forwarded by the military
  • Farmers’ scientist interaction on rabi crops in Tuensang held  
    Tuensang, September 24 (MExN): Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tuensang organized a farmers’ scientist interaction programme on the thematic area, ‘vegetable crops and its cultivation technologies with special emphasis on rabi season under Tuensang climatic situation’ at KBCT on September 24.  It was held with the aim to enhance the livelihood security in the district, Dr Pijush Kanti Biwas, Senior Scientist & Head KVK, Tuensang stated in a press release.  T