Nagaland

  • 5 houses gutted in separate incidents in Longleng & Mon
    Kohima, April 8 (MExN): The Directorate of Fire & Emergency Services (F&ES) Nagaland informed on Thursday that fire incidents were reported in Longleng and Mon districts on April 6 and 7 resulting in injury and loss of property. According to a press release from the department, a fire call was received on April 7 at Chingong, Yongnyah Village in Longleng. The F&ES team from Longleng fire station proceeded to control the fire. 7 rooms and 2 kitchens along with an Anganwad
  • NITI Aayog CEO concerned by lack of medical & teaching personnel in Kiphire
    Kiphire Aspirational district programme reviewed Morung Express News Kiphire | April 7 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog Amitabh Kant on Wednesday expressed concern over lack of doctors, nurses and teachers in Kiphire district and questioned the purpose of having building, equipment and schools without the required number of staff. He appealed to ensure the posting of medical and teaching staff in the district. Th
  • State Cabinet meeting deliberates on various issues sans ‘concrete decisions’
    Morung Express News Kohima | April 7 The Nagaland Cabinet held a meeting on April 7 at the Chief Minister’s office at the Secretariat to discuss among others, JCPI memorandum on RIIN, shifting of Dimapur Deputy Commissioner (DC) office Dimapur to the New Complex at Chümoukedima, superannuation age of Nagaland In-service Doctors Association (NIDA) and review on ban of appointments. However, the meeting concluded without arriving at a definite decision on issues like RI
  • 11 new COVID-19 cases in Nagaland
    Morung Express News Dimapur | April 7 11 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Nagaland on April 7 taking the State’s tally of active cases to 142, State Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom informed on Wednesday. There were also two recoveries in the State Capital, as per the update. Out of the 11 new cases, 6 were reported from Kohima and 5 from Dimapur. According to the Nagaland COVID-19 bulletin issued by the State Health and Family Welfare department, the total caseload of
  • Ensure regular power supply, better network quality during exams: LSU
    Wokha, April 7 (MExN): Highlighting the adverse impact of irregular electricity supply on the student community, the office of the Lotha Students Union (LSU) has appealed to the State power department to ensure regular electricity supply during the ongoing High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examinations. In a press release issued by its President Ashanthung Humtsoe and General Secretary Pithungo Shitio, the LSU cautioned th
  • Rev L Mankup no more
    Morung Express News Dimapur | April 7 Rev L Mankup, the first ordained minister among the Konyak Nagas passed away on Wednesday afternoon at Tamlu village. Born in June 1922 at Tamlu village under Longleng district, Rev Mankup was ordained on March 5, 1967 at Kongan Baptist Church by the then General Secretary of Council of Baptist Churches in North East India (CBCNEI) Edward Sinha. Among others, he served as Pastor of Tamlu village from 1949 to 1951, General Secretary of the
  • CANSSEA urges members to serve people with integrity
    Kohima, April 7 (MExN): The Confederation of All Nagaland State Service Employees Association (CANSSEA) held an executive meeting at Kohima on April 5 and adopted a three-point resolution. In a press release, CANSSEA president Dr Ilang and general secretary Dr Hovithal Sothu stated that the association resolved to work towards strengthening the Government for the growth and welfare of the citizens of the state of Nagaland. It also called upon all its members to deliver services to t
  • Kohima Police issues traffic advisory 
    Kohima, April 7 (MExN): To facilitate smooth flow of traffic during the upcoming 13th Open Naga Wrestling Championship 2021 to be held at Khouchiezie (Local Ground Kohima) on April 9, all participants, officials and spectators coming to witness the event have been directed to park their vehicles at City Centre (Old MLA Hostel compound). The Kohima Police PRO issued an advisory on Wednesday, stating that entry of authorized vehicles inside the ground will be allowed only from Southern G
  • Chief Minister donates hearse to Nagaland Red Cross
    Kohima, April 7 (MExN): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio handed over the keys of a hearse to the Indian Red Cross Society Nagaland Chairperson Abeni TCK, at the CM’s residential office on April 7. In a press release, the IRCSN General Secretary Dr Neiphi Kire stated that the IRCSN would resume its hearse service to transport dead bodies in the most difficult situations. Dr Kire also acknowledged the Chief Minister’s donation.  CM Rio who is also the Vice President o
  • Appeals state govt to solve boundary issue
    Dimapur, April 7 (MExN): The Dimapur District GBs Association (DDGBA) has condemned the March 22 incident at Lamhainamdi village which resulted in the killing of 3 people by armed miscreants over an alleged land dispute.  “The association stands strongly against such merciless and brutal acts which does not do any good for the well-being and peaceful co-existence of the society and out rightly condemn the act,” DDGBA President Khehovi V Chophi and General Secretary
  • Assam Rifles conduct civic action programmes
    Dimapur, April 7 (MExN): Various battalions of the Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) recently conducted civic action programmes across the state of Nagaland. According to a press release from the HQ IGAR (N), the Mokokchung battalion provided necessary assistance to the families who lost their homes in a fire incident which occurred on April 6 night at Yongja village under Longleng district. The release stated the fire completely razed two thatch houses where a total of se
  • 'Work for an inclusive and vibrant Nagaland'
    Mon, April 7 (MExN): Minister of Higher Education & Tribal Affairs, Temjen Imna Along graced the Konyak Aoleang Festival celebration as the special guest on April 6 at Local Ground, Mon.  According to a DIPR report, addressing the gathering, Minister Imna Along stated that the Konyaks are one of the “most fascinating tribes” with the greatest warriors and forerunner of bravery and integrity. “It was time for the Konyaks to move ahead as a tribe while also
  • Nagaland SIRD bids farewell to outgoing director
    Our Correspondent Kohima | April 7 A farewell programme in honour of Limasenla Jamir, outgoing director State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD), Nagaland took place today at SIRD Auditorium Kohima. Speaking on the occasion, SIRD, Fire & Emergency Services and Relief & Rehabilitation, Advisor Pohwang Konyak thanked the outgoing Director for her service and dedication for such a long period of time. He requested the later to continue render her services to the departme
  • Pughoboto adopts ‘one-man one-tree’ 
    Pughoboto, April 7 (MExN): MLA and SDPDB Pughoboto Chairman Y Vikheho Swu initiated the tree plantation drive from Mishilimi gate to Mini Secretariat New ADC Office, Pughoboto on April 7. Various officers along with their staff under Pughoboto Sub-division took part in the drive and adopted one-man one-tree. A DIPR report stated that Swu supervised the overall the plantation since the inception of Thüwü-ni 2014. He stressed on the need to maintain ecological balance and in
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  • Old aged and pensioners avail  free medical camp in Phek 
    Phek, April 7 (MExN): Free medical camp for old aged and pensioners under the theme ‘OP SADBHAVANA’ was conducted at Phek town local ground on April 7. The medical camp was sponsored and conducted by the 22nd BAIS BAHADUR Assam Rifle, Phek Battalion and organized by The Phek District Pensioners’ Association (PDPA), a DIPR report stated.  The programme was led by President Phek District Pensioners Association (PDPA), Yeveyi Sapuh. The Medical team comprised
  • 9th NCYM Convention from April 23-25
    KOHIMA, April 7 (MExN): The 9th Nagaland Catholic Youth Movement (NCYM) Convention will be held from April 23-25, 2021 at St. Xavier’s Church, Zhavame (St. Ignatius Parish, Razeba) under the theme “Loving my faith and living my faith.”  The main celebrant of the event will be Most Rev Dr James Thoppil, Bishop of Kohima while Deacon Ivan Fernandes, Director, Diocesan Youth Centre, Archdiocese of Mumbai and Dr PJ Antony, Commissioner and Secretary, Nagaland Legi
  • RBSK Team under CMO office resumes activities in Dimapur
    Dimapur, April 7 (MExN): With the reopening of schools, Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) Team under Chief Medical Officer, Dimapur has resumed its activities since March 22.  RBSK had suspended all activities since March 2020 following the lockdown and subsequent closing of schools due to the pandemic, informed a press release issued by Kimnei, District Media Officer Dimapur. RBSK is an initiative under National Health Mission which aims at early identification and ea
  • Shifting of Dmr DC office faces renewed opposition
    Dimapur, April 6 (MExN): The Government of Nagaland has once again been cautioned against the proposed shifting of the present Deputy Commissioner (DC) Office Dimapur to Chümoukedima village.  Various organizations in Dimapur on Tuesday reiterated their objection to proposed move through a joint representation to Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on April 6. It was appended by representatives of the Dimapur District Citizens Forum (DDCF), Sadar GB Union Dimapur, Dimapur Bar As
  • Students appear HSSLC exams amid COVID-19 fears
    Morung Express News Tuensang | April 6 As Nagaland battles with the possibility of a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examinations for students in the State got underway on April 6. While examinations are a critical part of the education process, there is a lot of uncertainty among students given the COVID-19 situation. Students and educators in Tuensang district are apprehensive and stressed because of the recent detection of c