Nagaland

  • Two cadres arrested by Security Forces
    Dimapur, June 15 (MExN): Two cadres from GRPN/NSCN were arrested in two separate operations by security forces recently.  An official release from PRO, HQ IGAR (N), the first arrest was made during a joint operation with police’ based on a specific input’ at general area Burma Camp, Dimapur on June 11. The active cadre was arrested with 10 boxes of Brown Sugar worth approximately Rs 35,000, it said. He was handed over to East Police Station, Dimapur District along
  • AR conducts various activities across Nagaland  
    Kohima, June 15 (MExN): The Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted various activities across Nagaland including medical camp and recruitment drive in the recent past, informed an official release from the paramilitary force. Among others, the Kohima Battalion assisted the Civil Authorities of Kitsubozou Sub Centre, under UPHC Seikhazou for setting of infrastructure to carry out ‘hassle free vaccination drive’ on June 11 and 12.  A total of 183
  • Church, civil societies strengthen health systems in Aboi town
    AASU urges government to deploy sufficient manpower at CHC Aboi  Aboi, June 15 (MExN): The newly constructed front porch of Community Health Centre (CHC) Aboi and flower garden was dedicated on June 14 last. The front porch has been constructed as part of the community contribution by Aboi Town Baptist Church (ATBC) under the guidance of Rev Yeangphong Konyak. The flower garden has been initiated and maintained by ATBC Youth Department under the Youth Director, Youngt
  • ‘Nino’s Secret Garden’ written by Kevi Z Kevichusa launched
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 15 A book titled ‘Nino’s Secret Garden’ written by Kevi Z Kevichusa was launched at Kingdom Culture Church, Dimapur on Tuesday evening in a small gathering with few family and friends. It was launched by Sashi Imchen, Academic Director of The Maple Tree School while review of the book was given by Bano Haralu. This book is probably the first of its kind by a Naga author in the genre of an illustrated scripture inspired childre
  • ‘Do not believe false info about COVID-19 vaccine’
    MLA Yangseo appeals to citizens of Pungro Kiphire, June 15 (MExN): MLA and Chairman DPDB, Kiphire, T Yangseo Sangtam during his visit to Pungro appealed to the citizens not to believe false information about the COVID-19 vaccine. Addressing the gathering during a meeting with the administration, medical team, frontline workers, public leaders and NGOs at GA Rest House, Pungro on June 15, Yangseo encouraged them to avail the vaccine. He also called upon the gathering to educat
  • DC Mon regulates odd-even movement of vehicles
    Mon, June 15 (MExN): DC Mon, Thavaseelan K, IAS, on June 12 issued an order with regard to the movement of Light Motor Vehicles (LMVs) on Odd-Even basis to be effective till June 18 within Mon District.  Odd Number Days: Vehicles with registration number ending with odd numbers will be allowed to play on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Even Number Days: Vehicles with registration number ending with even numbers will be allowed to play on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.&n
  • AKMWP concerned over crime in Kohima
    Kohima, June 15 (MExN): The Association of Kohima Municipal Wards Panchayat (AKMWP) has expressed concern over the “purse snatching” incident in Kohima which occurred on April 24 last.  AKMWP, Acting President, Thejau Sekhose and Legal Advisor, Hukato Chishi in a press release said that incident ‘perpetuated against women, in broad daylight and in the heart of the city was outrageous, revolting and a cause for concern requiring speedy investigation and exempla
  • Nagaland: News in Picture
    NCC Cadets of Don Bosco College, Kohima observed World Blood Donors Day on June 15. NCC Cadet Tsurila of 2nd Semester for the first time donated blood voluntarily at Blood Bank, NHAK, Kohima. She was accompanied by NCC officer Rokovinuo and the college Principal. Cadet Tsurila received the ‘thank you’ card from Voluntary Blood Donors Association India which reads, “Thank you for coming here, and wanting to share. Thanks for stopping by and showing you care. Thanks for
  • Improve health infra in interior areas, HC tells Nagaland Govt
    • Compensation modifed in maternal rights violation case • Rs 2 lakh addition as ‘caution’ to State authorities Morung Express news Kohima | June 14 The Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench has called for a ‘concerted effort’ from those in authority to ensure improved healthcare infrastructure for the poor and underprivileged in the State of Nagaland. The Court cited this in a proceeding regarding a maternal rights violation case where the State
  • JD (U) Nagaland expresses concern, seeks clarification from CCNPI, BJP
    Wokha, June 14 (MExN): The Janata Dal (U) Nagaland on Monday expressed concerns over the opening statement of Minister and Nagaland State BJP President Temjen Imna Along, after the formation of the Core Committee on Naga Political Issue (CCNPI). “While, the working perimeter of the newly formed CCNPI is still yet to be declared, the statement of Along has already made it loud and clear the limitations of CCNPI,” the JD (U) observed in its press communiqué issued o
  • KPA fund probe: ANCSU questions silence of Govt
    Demands committee report before June 20 Kohima, June 14 (MExN): The All Nagaland College Students Union (ANCSU) on Monday pulled up the State government for its silence and delay in bringing out the committee report on the AICTE-NEQIP Fund utilization issue at Khelhoshe Polytechnic (KPA), Atoizu. It may be mentioned that the ANCSU had earlier taken up a digital protest in October 2020 demanding the setting up of an enquiry commission to probe into the fund utilization at KPA.
  • Nagaland: 109 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths, 405 recoveries
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 14 Nagaland on Monday reported 109 new COVID-19 cases taking the total caseload to 23753. Mokokchung accounted for 52 of the new cases while 26 were reported in Kohima, 14 in Dimapur, 7 in Mon, 1 each in Peren, Phek and Tuensang, 2 in Wokha and 5 in Zunheboto. The State continued a high trend in its recovery status with 405 persons recovering from the infection on June 14. The recoveries were reported from Dimapur (238), Kohima (122), Mon (22),
  • Healthcare workers directed to discharge duties effectively
    Kohima, June 14 (MExN): In view of the surge in COVID-19 cases and for effective management of COVID-19 pandemic, the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare (DoHFW) Nagaland has directed all healthcare workers in various health units/establishments to sincerely and effectively discharge their job functions and responsibilities. In a circular issued by the DoHFW, Principal Director, Dr Neikrhrielie Khimiao, healthcare workers have been directed to make timely report of requirement
  • ‘Need for Equity & Justice for all’
    Global Naga Forum draws Assam CM’s attention to the plight of Rengma Naga people in Assam Dimapur, June 14 (MExN): The Global Naga Forum (GNF) on Monday reached out to Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, drawing his attention to the plight of the Rengma Nagas in Assam. The Forum welcomed the move of the Assam government and the Central government in actively pursuing conflict resolution with ethnic groups in Karbi Anglong through the creation of the Karbi Anglong A
  • Traffic restriction along Porba & Sakraba from June 16-30
    Phek, June 14 (MExN): In the interest of the public safety, Phek Deputy Commissioner on Monday informed that there will be total restriction of traffic movement between Porba and Sakraba village area (Chainage 8 + 000) from 7:00 pm to 6:00 am from June 16 to 30. The restriction is necessitated to facilitate speedy completion of 2-lane works of Pfutsero-Phek road, informed the Phek DC, Razouvolie Dozo. The public have been advised to avoid travelling in the aforementioned stretch during
  • Mon DTF launches app for free video consultations with doctors
    Mon, June 14 (MExN): The Mon District Task Force for COVID-19 has launched an application called DocOn that provides free video consultation facilities for patients. Through the app, patients can remotely book appointments and consult with doctors from anywhere. As per a circular issued by Mon Deputy Commissioner Thavaseelan K, patients will also have lifetime access to digital prescription (e-prescription), maintain medical history and share reports with the doctor, get reminders a
  • New Caretaker CAO in Shepoumaramth Region
    Kohima, June 14 (MExN): The thanksgiving programme of the new incoming Caretaker CAO, Shepoumaramth Region of NSCN/GPRN was organised at Khabung Karong on June 12 last. A press release received on Monday stated that different dignitaries including the Naga Hoho, United Naga Council (UNC), Naga Women’s Union (NWU), All Naga Students Association, Manipur (ANSAM), Naga People’s Organization (NPO), Senapati District Women’s Association (SDWA), Senapati District Student
  • ZYF (N) asks state govt to release pending salaries
    Dimapur, June 14 (MExN): The Zeliangrong Youth Front Nagaland has appealed the state government to release pending salaries in order to avoid any inconveniences for its employees during the ongoing lockdown period. In a press release on Monday, the organization expressed dismay over the delay in release of pending salaries of various departments, particularly of fourth grade employees—adhoc, fixed pay labourers and work charge employees of Electrical department, PHED, PWD, etc
  • Rural areas of Kiphire district register low COVID-19 vaccination
    Only 60 people from 105 villages vaccinated  Morung Express News Kiphire | June 14 To assess the progress of COVID-19 vaccination drive in Kiphire district, the District Task Force (DTF) held a review meeting with ADC Kiphire, Rahul Mali, IAS in the presence of MLA T Yangseo Sangtam at DC’s Conference Hall, Kiphire town on June 14. Highlighting the overall COVID scenario in Kiphire, the ADC informed that so far 400 people have been vaccinated in Kiphire town wh
  • Voluntary blood donation campaign in Kohima, Dimapur
    Our Correspondent Kohima | June 14 Marking the World Blood Donor Day, the Voluntary Blood Donors Association (VBDA), Kohima in collaboration with Assam Rifles Kohima battalion supported by Blood Bank of Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) undertook a voluntary blood donation campaign at NHAK on June 14. Addressing a brief function, Nagaland’s Health & Family Welfare Director, Dr K Vikato Kinimi stated that due to the pandemic, blood donors have drastically declined.