Nagaland

  • 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
  • 4th batch State Disaster Response Force training underway
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The 4th batch dedicated State Disaster Response Force training for the Home Guards, Civil Defence and State Disaster Response Force personnel began at Central Training Institute (CTI) in Toluvi, Dimapur on April 7. 118 personnel from all the districts will be undergoing the training for the next 30 days, Chief Instructor CTI Toluvi informed in a press release on Friday. Earlier during the opening programme,  the Commandant General, L Bendang Lemtur,
  • LRD Director inspects projects in Zunheboto
    Zunheboto, April 9 (MExN): The Director of Land Resources Department, Renben Jami along with directorate officers visited various villages under Zunheboto district on April 5 and 6 to inspect ongoing projects. The team visited Ustomi, Natha Old, Surumi, Satami, Lukikhe, Khrimto, Rotomi and Philimi villages. During the tour, Renben urged the villagers to extend their support and cooperation to the department in implementing various projects in their villages. He assured that the d
  • Farmers trained on coffee cultivation practices
    Morung Express News  Tuensang | April 9 The department of Land Resources, Tuensang organized training on coffee cultivation practices and post harvest management at Chare village on April 9 which was also attended by coffee farmers from neighboring villages. Speaking at the occasion, Puso Thai, Assistant Inspector, Land Resources said taking up coffee as cultivation has lots of benefit as the crop is suitable in our region and it also has good market which is an additional
  • DSSU appeals for regular power supply during exams
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The Dimapur Sumi Students Union (DSSU) on Friday appealed the State power department for uninterrupted power supply in Dimapur in view of the ongoing HSLC/HSSLC examinations. Making a note of the instability of power supply in the district, the DSSU President L Kivipu Shohe and General Secretary N Mugha Aye said that the power outages ‘for most of the hours in a day’ for the past few days since the commencement of the examinations is hampering th
  • Dimapur district prepares to fight resurgence of COVID-19
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The Deputy Commissioner Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan who is also the chairman of Dimapur District Task Force (DTF), convened a joint meeting of Dimapur DTF for COVID-19 and DTF for COVID-19 vaccination in the DC’s conference hall on April 9.  According to a DIPR report, chairing the meeting, noting the increase in number of COVID cases, the DC Dimapur stressed on the need and importance of preparedness against resurgence of COVID-19 in Dimapur di
  • Immanuel College hosts national seminar
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): One day national seminar on ‘a comprehensive study on new emergence and exploration of ethnobotany in North-East India’ was held at the college conference hall on April 9. It organised by Department of Botany in collaboration with the IQAC, Immanuel College under the sponsorship of the BSI (Botanical Survey of India). The seminar had two technical sessions comprising of five paper presenters and was chaired by Dr. Tarun Kumar Jana Principal Mount
  • Kohima DTF to reactivate COVID-19 related activities
    Kohima, April 9 (MExN): Kohima District Task Force (DTF) on COVID-19 took up various issues pertaining to COVID-19 surge situation in the district during its meeting held at DPDB's Conference Hall on April 7.  A DIPR report stated that the meeting was attended by Minister-in-charge for Kohima district on COVID-19, Minister for PWD Housing & Mechanical, Tongpang Ozukum and was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Kohima Gregory Thejawelie, NCS. Deliberating on COVID-19 surg
  • Drawing and painting competition held in Modern College 
    Kohima, April 9 (MExN): Modern College, Kohima in collaboration with Assam Rifles Kohima held a mass drawing and painting competition under the theme ‘One India Great India’ on April 8 in the college campus. The prizes for the competition were awarded by the Assam Rifles, Kohima. Altogether 268 students participated in the event, stated a press release issued by Modern College.  Kelevizo of BA 2nd Semester won the first prize; second prize- Yangliba Sangtam of BA
  • Tuensang Dist Planning and Development Board meeting held 
    Tuensang, April 9 (MExN): The Tuensang District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) meeting was held at DC’s Conference Hall on April 8. It was chaired by DC and Vice Chairman DPDB Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant, IAS. The members discussed the agenda on transferring Chingmelen, Helipong and Sipongsang villages from Sotokur EAC administrative circle to Tuensang District administrative circle. It decided to forward it to the government for further action, a DIPR report stated.