Nagaland

  • NE women bikers ‘breaking stereotypes’
    Morung Express News Kohima | April 8  Having traversed challenging and adventurous roads three, women bikers on a 7-day-tour across the North East, arrived in Kohima this afternoon. They include Nirmali Nath from Assam, Onen Nenty from Nagaland and Rosalynn Lushai from Mizoram. Their tour was formally flagged off on April 3 at Guwahati as they geared themselves to ride across the region under the theme ‘Breaking Stereotype and Redefining North East.’ With Nagala
  • NIDA members to take mass casual leave from April 12-14
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 8 (MExN): The Nagaland In-service Doctors’ Association (NIDA) has informed that it will escalate its agitation with its members taking mass casual leave from April 12 to 14. During this period, only emergency services will be available.  This was stated in a press release from Dr Thorhusie Katiry, Convenor, NIDA Core Committee on Superannuation and Dr E Phyantsuthung, President, NIDA.  The NIDA began their agitation on January 25 by wearing black ar
  • Nagaland: 5 new COVID cases
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 8 (MExN): Five cases of COVID-19 were reported in Nagaland on April 8. The Health Department’s bulletin informed that all the new cases are from Dimapur. Two of the new cases are returnees/travelers while 3 are traced contacts. The total caseload of the State now stands at 12,381. Meanwhile, 11,984 patients have recovered from the infection and there are now 147 active cases. 
  • Nagaland launches Padhna Likhna Abhiyan
    Our Correspondent Kohima | April 8 An adult education scheme called ‘Padhna Likhna Abhiyan’ under Ministry of School Education and Literacy, Government of India was launched in Nagaland on April 8. Advisor, School Education, Nagaland KT Sukhalu, flagged off the programme in a grand function organised by Directorate of School Education, Nagaland. Sukhalu said that literacy rate of the state of Nagaland is high in the country and at the same time the drop-out rate i
  • National Lok Adalat in Nagaland on April 10 
    Kohima, April 8 (MExN): National Lok Adalat (People’s Courts) under the aegis of the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) will be held in all the district headquarters on April 10.  This is the 1st Quarterly Lok Adalat to be held in 2021-2021.  According to a press release issued by NSLSA, a total of 11 Lok Adalat Benches at district court premises will be set up by the District Legal Services Authority (DLSAs). Lok Adalat is one of the alternative d
  • NSEE 2021 tentatively on May 20
    Kohima, April 8 (MExN): The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) will conduct the Nagaland State Entrance Examination (NSEE) 2021 for Para-Medical/Agri and Allied degree Courses. The NSEE 2021 is tentatively fixed on May 20. The syllabus will be from the existing NBSE’s syllabus of Classes XI & XII (Common Core syllabus) of Science stream and all questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) only. There will be only 1 paper consisting of 180 items. The breakup of ite
  • Nagaland: NDPP regional office in all districts soon
    Wokha, April 8 (MExN): National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) Wokha region office building was inaugurated by NDPP, President, Chingwang Konyak on April 8.  A press release received here stated that in a short speech, Chingwang disclosed that NDPP will soon have regional office in all the districts. He said that “To strengthen the party, all active party workers and members need to streamline and play a vital role starting from grass root level.”  Atte
  • Condolences pour in for  late Rev Mankup Konyak 
    Dimapur, April 8 (MExN): NSCN/GPRN (R), President, Y Wangtin Naga, all ranks and files through MIP have mourned the demise of late Rev Mankup Konyak on April 7. Late Mankup was a brave soldier of Christ and a force to be reckoned with, who worked tirelessly to spread the Gospel in both India and Myanmar's border and was responsible for bringing back many 'Lost Sheep' into the mainstream of 'Christ Teachings' and also for converting many 'Naga Head Hunters'
  • Training on school health programme held in Kiphire
    Kiphire, April 8 (MExN): School Health and Wellness Programme under the Ayushman Bharat conducted training for school principals, headmasters, and head teachers in Kiphire district from March 17 to 20, and March 23 to 26. The resource persons for the training comprised of Kegwalo Thyug, SCERT Project Coordinator; Sonian and Kethovilie, State resource persons from SCERT, Nagaland; Dr Pewezo Khalo, DPO (RCH/UIP) and Dr Moajungla, MO (RBSK). Training for the first batch was held in
  • Peace Channel, Vedhik IAS Academy to promote civil service aspirants
    Dimapur, April 8 (MExN): Peace Channel in collaboration with Vedhik IAS Academy Bangalore has decided to promote civil service aspirants from class 8 onwards.  It is an initiative of the Catholic Church to provide a platform for the students of the North East India to be capacitated for civil service examinations within the country and abroad. The Catholic Bishops Conference of North East India felt the need of training leaders from childhood and the responsibility has been
  • RD dept conducts performance review meeting
    Kohima, April 8 (MExN): The Rural Development (RD) department conducted a performance review meeting of Block Development Officers (BDOs) at RD Conference Hall on April 8. Commissioner and Secretary RD, Neposo Theluo maintained that the BDOs should work on improvement of performance under RGSA and to give attention to the 15th Finance Commission.  He urged the BDOs to speed up the account opening process for 15th FC so as to avoid any penalty and to provide the best material
  • ZGC observes fresher’s day for 2nd semester students
    Zunheboto, April 8 (MExN): The Zunheboto Government College (ZGC) observed its fresher's day for the 2nd semester students at the college auditorium on April 8. The College informed that the fresher's day was observed this year as the College was closed in 2020 due to the pandemic-induced lockdown. Bovi and Linoka were named Mr and Miss Fresher respectively. The judges for the competition were Hulika Zhimo Assistant Professor, Lovikali Aye Assistant Professor and Kilet
  • NStCB makes financial turnaround
    •    Writes off Rs 4521.41 lakh accumulated loss •    Registers balance profit of Rs 146.25 lakh Morung Express News Dimapur | April 8 In a financial turnaround, the Nagaland State Co-operative Bank Limited (NStCB) has finally written off its inherited accumulated loss amounting to Rs 4521.41 lakh during the last 23 years. According to the annual report of the 51st annual general meeting held Thursday at NStCB head office, in 2019-20,
  • Dy CM, Cabinet sub-committee visit Lamhainamdi area
    Peren, April 8 (MExN): Nagaland Deputy Chief Minister (Dy CM) and in-charge of Home and R&B, Yanthungo Patton visited Lamhainamdi area on April 8 to take stock of the ground situation of the Dimapur- Peren border area belt. According to a DIPR report, the Dy CM was accompanied by members of the Cabinet sub-committee constituted earlier for boundary demarcation between Dimapur and Peren districts comprising of Ministers Neiba Kronu, Paiwang Konyak, Pangyu Phom and Kashiho Sangtam
  • Kiphire DPDB to work towards filling ‘development deficit’
    Morung Express News Kiphire | April 8 A day after the NITI Aayog CEO’s visit to Kiphire to review the implementation of Aspirational District programmes, the Kiphire District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) held a meeting at DC's conference Hall in Kiphire town to discuss upcoming Aspirational District projects. Chairing the meeting, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kiphire Wati Aier expressed optimism that by working together as a team, Kiphire will move forward and be
  • KVK Wokha, DAO to collaborate for quality seed production
    Wokha, April 8 (MExN): The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Wokha convened a meeting with the District Agriculture Officer and his staff on April 7 at the office of the DAO. The meeting was initiated and chaired by Bendangla Imsong, ACTO (Plant Breeding). In her address, she highlighted the importance and the role of improved seed varieties and how the departments can collaborate with one another for effective system of production and marketing of the seed in the district. District Agr
  • 30th KGOU annual general session concludes
    Mon, April 8 (MExN): The Konyak Gazetted Officers’ Union (KGOU) held its 30th annual general session on April 7 at Mon Town. According to a press release from the Union, the session was graced by W Honje Konyak, Commissioner and Secretary, Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Nagaland as the special guest. Wango Langsym, President KGOU, felicitated the special guest on being the first among the Konyak administrative officers to be appointed as Commissioner and Secret
  • Phek: Health workers trained on use of IHIP
    Phek, April 8 (MExN): The Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP) Phek conducted training on the use of Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP) for IDSP on April 6 and 7 at the District hospital conference hall, Phek. Attended by Medical Officers (MO), ANM and Community Health Officers (CHO) from all the health units across the district, the main aim of the training was to train the health workers on the reporting system for uploading data in the IDSP portal. The key
  • Chophimi Kuposhukulu celebrates silver jubilee
    Dimapur, April 8 (MExN): The Chophimi Kuposhukulu celebrated its silver jubilee at Agri Expo Convention Hall on April 8 under the theme ‘Amikucho no Nimheghi’ with Pitoho Chophi Principal Accountant General (A&E) Nagaland as chief guest and Dokhuvi Chophi as guest of honour. Pitoho Chophi extended greetings to the congregation and lauded Chophimi Kuposhukulu on completing 25 years. Stating that good works begins from within the family, he encouraged the members of
  • DMC appeals for strict adherence to COVID-19 SOPs
    Dimapur, April 8 (MExN): In view of the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country and the impending threat to Nagaland, particularly Dimapur, the Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has requested all traders/business houses, shop keepers to strictly comply with COVID-19 related SOPs by wearing face masks, keeping/using hand sanitizers and maintaining adequate physical distance inside the shop. The public has also been requested to maintain COVID-19 appropriate behavior in public places an