Nagaland

  • Farm in Changtongya to conserve endangered wild fruits and plants
    Mokokchung, January 15 (MExN): A farm that grows indigenous wild fruits that the Ao Nagas used to savor from ancient times was inaugurated by the Aruju Tsuki Bachelor’s Dormitory on January 6 at Changtongya Village, Mokokchung. “This will be a farm to conserve rare endangered wild fruits which will benefit not only the environment but the researchers in the near future. It also has medicinal plants that were and are still used by the Ao Nagas locally,” Sentirenba,
  • Kohima, Phek districts get new DCs
    Kohima, January 15 (MExN): The Government of Nagaland on Friday notified a reshuffle of IAS and NCS officers of the State with immediate effect, through a notification issued by the Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department. Secretary of Power Department Gregory Thejawelie has been transferred and posted as Kohima Deputy Commissioner (DC) while incumbent Kohima DC Mohammad Ali Shihab A has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary, Power Department. Phek Deputy Commi
  • TSUD appeals for review of auto fares
    Dimapur, January 15 (MExN): The Tenyimi Students’ Union Dimapur has written to the Dimapur Deputy Commissioner seeking review of the rates of fares for autorickshaws and taxis. In a letter addressed to the Dimapur DC on Friday, the union stated that the public, especially students, have been bearing the brunt of the significant hike in fares for autorickshaws and taxis which were implemented as per the guidelines and standard operating procedures issued by the DC’s offic
  • 14 Tribes of Nagaland hopeful GoI will respond positively to Niki Sumi
    Dimapur, January 15 (MExN): The 14 Tribes of Nagaland have welcomed the decision taken by Niki Sumi and his group to join the on-going peace talks between Government of India and the Nagas, in the larger interest of the people of Nagaland. In a press release issued by its Co-ordinator KT Vilie on Friday, the 14 Tribes of Nagaland stated that the ‘bold steps’ taken by Niki Sumi and group “speaks volumes of the sincerity and commitment of Naga leaders towards bringin
  • Kala Utsav: 18 students representing Nagaland
    National level arts competition underway Our Correspondent Kohima | January 15 Along with the rest of the country, Nagaland has also joined National Level Kala Utsav online competition. With nine categories of competition, this National level arts competition started from January 11 and will continue till January 22. Out of 18 participants representing Nagaland, 12 participants are performing in the studio at Highland Dawn Media Kohima for six days since January 12 while a
  • COVID-19 vaccination preparation continues
    Dimapur, January 15 (MExN): With barely a day left for the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination in the State along with the rest of the country, districts in Nagaland carried out meetings and vaccination drives on January 15. Longleng: The Longleng District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) meeting held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner M Shayung Phom at DC’s conference hall on January 15 stressed on creating mass awareness for COVID-19 vaccination in the distri
  • State level seminar engages on social values
    Our Correspondent Kohima | January 15 The Pfütsero Government College (PGC) organized a two-day state level seminar on ‘Social Values: Self-leadership and Good Citizenship’ from January 14 to 15 at the College Auditorium. This programme was supported by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD). The seminar included four 4 resource persons, four technical sessions and was attended by 43 students and 35 college faculty. The purpose of th
  • Covid-19 Vaccines reach Nagaland; Health Department says, ‘it is safe’
    Morung Express News Kohima | January 14 With the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in Nagaland on January 14, the State is all set to begin its vaccination programme. However, with misconceptions and rumours surrounding the vaccines on social media, health officials from the Directorate of Health & Family Welfare assured that the vaccination is safe and effective. 26,500 doses of the Covishield vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India reached Dimapur airport at around
  • Nagaland’s COVID vaccine roll-out plan
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 14 (MExN): State Immunisation Officer, Dr Ritu Thurr today laid out the schedule and logistics of the vaccination roll-out plan for the State. In a press release, Dr Thurr informed that the vaccine consignment is being stored at the State Vaccine Store in Kohima at the required temperature and will be strictly maintained as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) during distribution to all the districts.  Dr Thurr informed that Nagaland has 119 functional co
  • Power shutdowns in Dmp and Peren
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 14 (MExN): The Power Department today informed that there will be electricity shutdowns in Dimapur and Peren districts on January 16 and 18. This is being necessitated for installation of new protection system at 2x100MVA 132/66/33kV substations. Consumers availing power from the concerned substations will be affected. On January 16, consumers drawing power from the 66/11kV Sovima substation, 66/11kV Chumoukedima substation, 66/11kV Burma Camp substation (Power House),
  • Nagaland COVID: 32 new cases, 11 recoveries
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 14 (MExN): 32 new positive cases of COVID-19 were detected in Nagaland on January 14. Meanwhile 11 new recoveries were also recorded.  Health Minister, Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter that the new cases include 28 from Kohima, 3 from Dimapur and 1 from Mokokchung. Of the new recoveries, 9 patients are from Kohima and 1 each from Dimapur and Mokokchung.  As of January 11, the State now has a total of 12,035 cases of which 11,685 have recovered leaving 12
  • Kohima DTF to close down three quarantine centers
    KOHIMA, JANUARY 14 (MExN): The Kohima District Task Force (DTF) on COVID-19 has decided to close down the quarantine centres at K Badze, ATI and IG Stadium for returnees, BRTF and BSF. This was taken based on the new SOPs issued by the State Government, informed a report from the DIPR. The K Badze centre will, however, be continued to be used by the Health Department for quarantining medical staff on COVID-19 duty. The meeting also decided to continue operating the Meriema COVID Car
  • Nagaland News File
    Nagaland Gov greets on Sökrönye festival Kohima, January 14 (MExN): The Governor of Nagaland RN Ravi, on the occasion of Sökrönye festival has conveyed greetings to “Chakhesang brothers and sisters and to the people of Nagaland.” The Governor in a message said that it is a harvest festival and the essence of this beautiful festival is sanctification of the Chakhesang community. Rituals involved are meant to purify the souls, and the children also
  • Districts prepare for 1st phase of COVID-19 vaccination
    Dimapur, January 14 (MExN): As Nagaland prepares to conduct the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination on January 16 along with the rest of the country, district task forces (DTFs) across the State reviewed preparedness for the same. 21 vaccination sites in Dimapur  In Dimapur, the meeting of District Task Force (DTF) for COVID-19 vaccine was held at the DC conference hall on January 14. Rajesh Soundararajan, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dimapur informed that the DTF for COVID
  • Noklak-Mon inter-district road connectivity gets facelift
    ITC Dan to Shinnyu road inaugurated Noklak, January 14 (MExN):  The ITC Dan (Pangsha) to Shinnyu road was inaugurated by Advisor, Prisons, Printing and Stationery H Haiying on January 13 at Shinnyu Village in the presence of Advisor, Department of Under Developed Area (DUDA) N Bongkhao Konyak. According to a DIPR report, Haiying stated that the inter district road of Mon and Noklak, constructed under DUDA, is a milestone achievement of Tobu Area of Mon district and Pangsha a
  • Scholars Super 30: Free coaching for IIT-JEE aspirants launched
    Entrance test for Nagaland students on March 20 Morung Express News Dimapur | January 14 In a first of its kind in the North East Region, a free coaching programme for IIT-JEE aspirants was launched by CSAR Learning Solutions Private Limited. In the first phase, the ‘Scholars Super 30’ programme will cover three NE states including Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland through its subsidiary ‘Scholars India’. The free coaching programme will functio
  • Bhandari Village gate inaugurated
    Wokha, January 14 (MExN):  Mmhonlumo Kikon Advisor, IT, Science and Technology and NRE inaugurated the newly constructed village gate which was funded under LADF 2019-2020 at Bhandari Village on January 14. Appreciating the village for utilizing the allotted fund judiciously in constructing the landmark structure, he also wished that it may usher in more developmental steps and blessings for the village in the days ahead. Kikon also lauded the COVID-19 warriors and frontline
  • Gurugram police nabs Nagaland-based dealer of stolen luxury cars 
    Gurugram, January 14 (IANS): In a major crackdown on vehicle theft, the Gurugram Police have nabbed a Nagaland-based illegal dealer of luxury cars that are stolen from Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and other states. After changing their engine numbers, chassis numbers and registration numbers, these cars were then sold in the remote northeastern states and in Gurugram, the police said on Thursday. The arrested car dealer, who is the kingpin in the racket, was identified as Kikheto of
  • 32 new cases push Nagaland''s COVID-19 tally to 12,035
    Kohima, January 14 (PTI): Nagaland''s COVID-19 tally rose to 12,035 on Thursday as 32 more people tested positive for the infection, Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said. Four more patients have also recovered from the disease, he said. Nagaland now has 124 active coronavirus cases, while 11,685 people have recovered from the disease and 140 patients have migrated to other states so far. The state''s coronavirus death toll stands at 86, a health bulletin said. D