Nagaland

  • Healthcare workers get first COVID-19 vaccines in Wokha
    Wokha, January 16 (MExN): Wokha District Task Force administrated 100 healthcare workers on COVID-19 vaccination launched by Deputy Commissioner & Chairman District Task Force for COVID-19, Orenthung Lotha at Dr Motsuo Memorial District Hospital, Wokha on January 16 as the first batch of beneficiaries. A report from the DIPR stated that the DC Wokha while launching the COVID vaccination appealed to the churches, NGOs and stakeholders in the district to help in spreading awarenes
  • Jalukie COVID-19 vaccination: Proper info on COVID-19 vaccination crucial
    Peren, January 16 (MExN): Minister for Higher Education & Tribal Affairs, Temjen Imna Along who is also the Legislator incharge for Peren District COVID-19 graced the launching programme of COVID-19 vaccination session held at CHC Jalukie on January 16.  The Minister emphasized on dissemination of proper information to public regarding the vaccination. He asserted that it is the responsibility of the medical department, district administration and public leaders to sensitis
  • ‘We must continue to be cautious’: CMO Zbto
    Zunheboto, January 16 (MExN): Zunheboto district kick started the COVID-19 vaccination at Town Hall, Zunheboto on January 16 which was launched by Deputy Commissioner, Peter Lichamo. CMO Zunheboto, Dr K Akaho Sema, the first person to be vaccinated from the district, said that “since the vaccine is yet to be clinically trailed on the age group of below 18 years and pregnant women, it cannot be availed to these sections of persons.”  He cautioned the gathering for
  • Longleng COVID-19 vaccination: Call to combat COVID-19 vaccine fake news
    Longleng, January 16 (MExN): In Longleng, the COVID-19 vaccination was formally launched by the Deputy Commissioner, M Shayung Phom in the presence of government officers, NGOs and civil societies at District Hospital on January 16. According to a DIPR report, the DC Longleng lamented that rumors and fake news in the social media are very strong and have created lots of fear and apprehension about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine.   “We have waited keenly (for th
  • Mon COVID-19 vaccination: Mon registers 1397 beneficiaries
    Mon, January 16 (MExN): During the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination, a total of 1397 beneficiaries were registered in Mon district where Dr Aman Konyak was the first to be vaccinated during the launching programme of the COVID-19 vaccination on January 16.  A DIPR report stated that Advisor, Fire & Emergency Services, SIRD, Relief and Rehabilitation, Pohwang Konyak launched the COVID-19 vaccination by thanking all the stakeholders including the District Level Task Force
  • 21 vaccination sites set up under urban areas in Kohima
    Kohima, January 16 (MExN): Under urban areas in Kohima district, a total of 21 sites, 16 at government health facilities and 5 at private health facilities have been set up for vaccination sessions. According to a report from the DPRO Kohima, government session sites include NHAK, Urban Primary Health Centres (UPHCs), Seikhazou and UPHC Potterlane while Primary Health Centres (PHCs) included Bethal Medical Centre, Kohimas, K. P Bethesda, Oking and Putuonuo Nursing Home. In the fi
  • Covishield vaccine for COVID-19 reaches Tuensang
    Morung Express News Tuensang | January 16 Covishield vaccine for COVID-19 was launched at Tuensang District Hospital in the presence of Advisor I&PR, SCERT and VGs Nagaland, Toshi Wungtung and MLA Tuensang Sadar Toyang Changkhong Chang on January 16.  The launching programme was also attended by Deputy Commissioner, Kumar Ramnikant IAS and his admin officers and SP Tuensang with CMO and MO Officials Tuensang. Out of the 140 frontline workers registered beneficiaries
  • Nagaland joins nationwide COVID-19 vaccine drive  
    Restoration of communities to ‘wholeness and health,’ says CM  Morung Express News  Dimapur | January 16 Nagaland on January 16 joined rest of India in what is touted as the launching of the world's biggest COVID-19 vaccination drive.  Dr Sentimeren Aonok, Senior Consultant (ICU), at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) received the received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Nagaland. Officially, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio launched the COV
  • Loans upto 1 Cr available for SC/ST & women entrepreneurs
    NSTFDC asks local entrepreneurs to avail ‘Stand-Up India’ scheme Morung Express News Dimapur | January 15  Director of National Scheduled Tribes Finance & Development Corporation (NSTFDC), Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Johny G Rengma, has urged upon the local entrepreneurs in the state to avail the ‘Stand-Up India’ scheme. The scheme was introduced by the Government of India to finance SC/ST and women entrepreneurs. Briefing mediapersons on J
  • SAYO to reopen Dzükou Valley to public on Feb 1
    Kohima, January 15 (MExN): The Southern Angami Youth Organisation (SAYO) today informed that entry to Dzükou Valley will be banned till the end of January. The valley will be reopened for local visitors and tourists from February 1 after necessary assessment has been completed. A press release from SAYO President, Zakieleto Tsükrü and General Secretary, Adukho Kintso said that for the remaining days of January, the organisation will be making a thorough survey arou
  • ZBN, ZCN allege altercation to NH-129A 2 lane package
    KOHIMA, JANUARY 15 (MExN): The Zeliangrong Baudi Nagaland (ZBN) and the Zeme Council Nagaland (ZCN) have expressed concern at alleged “altercation” made to the NH-129A 2 lane package from Peren to Dimapur. In a memorandum to the Nagaland Commissioner, the two organisations said that the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had accorded sanction as per DPR for construction of NH-129A 2-lane road from Peren to Dimapur which on completion, would serve as an alternative h
  • Nagaland COVID-19: 4 new cases, 2 new deaths and 22 recoveries
    KOHIMA, JANUARY 15 (MExN): Four new positive cases of COVID-19 were detected in Nagaland on January 15 taking the State’s case count to 12,039. Meanwhile 22 patients were reported to have recovered on the same day.  The State Health Department’s bulletin informed that 2 new deaths were recorded in Dimapur taking the death count to 78. Meanwhile 10 deaths have been categorized as not COVID related.  The bulletin further informed that the new cases today include
  • NSDMA honours Dzükou warriors
    ADC Kohima gives detailed report on Dzükou fire Kohima, January 15 (MExN): Days after the Dzükou Valley fire was brought under control, various agencies involved in the weeks-long fire fighting operation in the valley area were felicitated on January 15. Organized by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) and District Disaster Management Authority Kohima (DDMA), the felicitation programme held in DPDB’s Conference Hall Kohima recognized the effor
  • NSCN (R) extends Tsunkamneo and Mimkut greetings
    Dimapur, January 15 (MExN): The NSCN (R) on Friday extended greetings to the Yimchungrü and Kuki communities on the occasion of Tsunkamneo and Mimkut Festivals respectively. Both these festival involve series of rituals, dancing, singing, feastings and ebullient blending of cultural exuberance, the NSCN (R) stated in a press release issued by its MIP. “Nagas are in the threshold of peace, tranquillity and prosperity and as we venture into the era of new beginning,
  • Governor extends Tsungkamneo greetings
    KOHIMA, JANUARY 15 (MExN): Nagaland Governor, RN Ravi has extended Tsungkamneo greetings to the people of Nagaland and especially to the Yimchunger community. A press release from the Governor said that “feasts during the festival are an important practice. It is also a manifestation of reconciliation of disputes that might exist. The festival upholds significant traits such as unity, forgiveness, peace and friendship.” He further urged all to celebrate the festival by obse
  • NSCN (IM), NSWON mourns
    Dimapur, January 15 (MExN): The NSCN (IM) has mourned the untimely demise of Aseno Tongsin, Tatar, from Ralruwng village under Khurmi Region, who passed away on January 15. Late Tongsin who enrolled in the Naga national service on January 21, 2003, was the wife of Ts Thumpa Turiim, member of the Collective Leadership.   “For her selfless contributions to the Naga national cause, her name shall be recorded in the pages of the Naga history and her sacrifice for the Nag
  • Final electoral roll published in all districts
    Kohima, January 15 (MExN): The final electoral roll with reference to January 1, 2021 as the qualifying date has been prepared and published on January 15 by the respective Electoral Registration Officer of all the districts in the State. In a press release issued through the state DIPR, Nagaland Chief Electoral Officer Abhijit Sinha informed that there are a total of 12,35,839 electors in the state as per the final published roll. (See table) The CEO informed that the final
  • ‘Road to perfection is always under construction’
    CABYF 50th year celebration underway at Thenyizu village Our Correspondent Thenyizu | January 15 A three-day celebration of the Chokri Area Baptist Youth Fellowship's (CABYF) 50th year got underway on Friday at Thenyizu village under Phek district with the theme ‘Proclaim liberty in Christ.’ Rev P Bonny Resü, Lead Pastor, Chakhesang Baptist Church, Dimapur unveiled the 50th anniversary monolith while Rev Vevotso Theluo, Chairman, Chokri Area Baptist Churc