• JLF and WC, NNPGs meet
    Our Correspondent Kohima | September 23 The Joint Legislators’ Forum (JLF) on Naga political issue held a closed door meeting with the Working Committee of Naga National Political Groups (WC, NNPGs) on September 23. This was informed by Nagaland’s Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Neiba Kronu. According to the Minister, during the meeting, both parties shared the progress of the talks with the Government of India for a so
  • One arrested for extortion
    Dimapur, September 23 (MExN): Dimapur Police on September 22, arrested one Raju Babu (29 yrs), resident of Khermahal, Dimapur on charges of extortion. According to a press release from Dimapur the ADCP/PRO, the accused was arrested on charges of extorting money from a shop in Midland area in the name of NSCN (IM). Cash of Rs 4500 was seized from his possession and a case has been registered at West Police Station, the release informed.  
  • 2-lane Road Project launched in Longleng
    Longleng, September 23 (MExN): The launching programme of 2-lane road project (package-2) from Alayong Junction to Longleng Town Zero Point under NHIDCL was held at Lomching Camp, Longleng district on Wednesday.  The project is being taken up by Kshreeraabd Construction Pvt. Ltd. (KCPL).  Speaking during the programme, Longleng Deputy Commissioner M Shayung Phom expressed appreciation to the Nagaland Minister for Health & Family Welfare S Pangnyu Phom, for his activ
  • DDCF, BAN condemn
    Dimapur, September 23 (MExN): The Business Association of Nagas (BAN) and the Dimapur District Citizens’ Forum (DDCF) have condemned the brutal shooting of a truck driver from Assam in Dimapur on September 22. In a press release on Wednesday, BAN stated that there should be no room for such inhuman acts in the society and urged the law enforcing agencies to get to the root of the problem and find out the masterminds who are scheming such criminal acts.  It also express
  • NHIDCL training for semi skilled operators concludes
    Dimapur, September 23 (MExN): The 15-day Employment Oriented Training and Skill Development of Semi Skilled Operators organised by National Highways Infrastructure and Development Corporation Limited, PMU-Dimapur (NHIDCL), with co-ordination of Construction Industry Development Council, New Delhi concluded on September 23. During the valedictory function held at Patkai Christian College, DC Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan who also distributed certificates to the participants shared hi
  • Nagaland school education dept launches online portals
    Kohima, September 23 (MExN): Principal Secretary, School Education, Menukhol John launched the Online Teachers’ Transfer Portal, Teacher’s Portal and the Child Protection Policy for School while State Mission Director Samagra Shiksha, Nagaland, Kevileno launched the School Safety and Security Pledge and Guidelines at the Secretariat Conference Hall, Kohima on September 23.  According to a DIPR report, John said that with the launch of the various online portals, the
  • Noklak Police motivates persons undergoing rehabilitation
    Collaborates with government, church and NGO to give training on apiculture, vermicompost and farming Noklak, September 23 (MExN): The Noklak Police in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, Noklak, Khiamniungan Baptist Church Association and OST center held a seminar on livelihood and skills training on September 19. The seminar was held to motivate persons undergoing de-addiction and rehabilitation, where participants were taught various skills on vericompost, farmin
  • Consultative meet deliberates upon vision of Ao community
    Kohima, September 23 (MExN): A consultative meet between the AHODs, HODs and senior officers from Ao community and Dimapur Ao Youth Organization (DAYO) was held under the aegis of Kohima Ao Officers Telongjem (KAOT) at the official residence of Temjen Toy IAS & Chief Secretary on September 22.  The meeting deliberated upon the vision of the Ao community at large while acknowledging the heavenly blessings bestowed upon the community, especially in Dimapur and adjoining areas
  • Permaculture: Pathways to natural farming and sustainable living
    Peren, September 23 (MExN): The Department of Land Resources, Peren headed by District Project Officer, Alemla Aier, conducted one day training cum field demonstration on organic farming of Permaculture at Jalukie Office on September 22.  The training mainly emphasized on sustainability of livelihood for the rural farming community, stated a DIPR report.    The participants were given first hand information on Permaculture Designs wherein five different Permacultur
  • Sangkhu Sangmang Youth initiates free basic guitar training
    Morung Express News Tuensang | September 23 Sangkhu Sangmang Youth, Chongpho Khel in Tuensang village is organising free basic guitar training starting from September 21 till October 16. Altogether, 31 people between the ages of 10 to 40 years along with a group of women called Sangkhu Sangmang Sheian are being trained by four trainers.  One of the organising members said, “the objective behind it was to encourage young people in music and through the training they
  • DC Kohima lifts all sealed areas notified on or before September 9
    Kohima, September 23 (MExN): The Deputy Commissioner Kohima Gregory Thejawelie NCS has issued an order stating that in view of the detection of COVID-19 Positive person at various locations of ward, colony or village in the district, the Office of Deputy Commissioner Kohima has declared/demarcated those locations as a Sealed Area whereby various restrictions were imposed to contain the spread of disease/infection and the area was kept under strict and active Medical surveillance and mo
  • Training on ODF Plus Baseline Survey App held in Kohima
    Kohima, September 23 (MExN): Training on Open Defecation Free (ODF) Plus Baseline Survey App was conducted by the office of Chief Engineer, Sanitation & WSSO PHED at PHED Conference Hall, Kohima on September 23. The training was attended by consultants, chemists and junior engineers from all the districts. A briefing on ODF Plus Phase II was delivered by Er T Sangtam, Chief Engineer, Sanitation & WSSO PHED. He encouraged all participants to learn all details and informati
  • Recipe of ‘budding’ young chef from Nagaland impresses Smriti Irani
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 23 A simple ‘nutritious recipe’ by Ayim Imchen, a ‘budding’ 13-year-old chef from Dimapur, seems to have greatly impressed Union Minister Smriti Irani, who took it to Twitter on Wednesday noting that it is “just the tip of the huge iceberg called Indian cuisine.” “13-year-old budding Chef Ayim Imchen from Dimapur has learnt a traditional dish from her Grandmother. This simple nutriti
  • Nagaland Government revokes COVID-19 cess on petroleum products
    Morung Express News Kohima | September 23 Following the growing demands from various sections to abrogate the COVID-19 cess on petroleum products, the Nagaland Government on September 23 has decided to revoke the cess imposed since the last week of April.   “The Government has decided to revoke the COVID Cess on petroleum products,” informed a press release from the State Finance Department on Wednesday, following a State Cabinet meeting.  A total o
  • GI tag infringement: CWWS files civil suit against designer, TRIFED
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 22 The Chakhesang Women Welfare Society (CWWS) has filed a civil suit against renowned Indian fashion designer Ritu Beri and the Tribal Co-Operative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd (TRIFED) Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India for alleged infringement of registered Geographical indication (GI). Earlier on February 7, at the Suraj Kund Crafts Mela in Haryana, Beri had reportedly organised a fashion show in associati
  • Nagaland: Transporter shot dead in Dimapur, peace disturbed
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 22 In a gruesome incident in Dimapur, a goods transporter was found shot dead sending shock waves across the business community and the citizenry. The body of the deceased victim was found on the road outside a warehouse near the IMC Hall early in the morning today.  The deceased, identified as Jiten Gogoi (in his 30s), hailed from Dhemaji, Assam and was a driver of a transport company. The police suspect that the killing happened som
  • Kohima-Jessami road: SPO resolves to cooperate with district admin
    Kohima, September 22 (MExN): Secheku Public Organization (SPO) and its constituent villages have resolved to bury their differences with regard to the 2-lane (SARDP-NE) Kohima-Jessami road. They further resolved to extend cooperation to the district administration “for the smooth progress, quality workmanship and timely completion of the ongoing mega project” in their jurisdiction. The resolution was made in an emergency consultative meeting convened by the SPO at Mes
  • Nyemlang enters India, likely to join talks
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 22 A breakaway of the Yung Aung-led NSCN (K), Lt Gen (retired) Nyemlang Konyak surrendered to the security forces on the Indian side of the India-Myanmar border. According to official reports, Nyemlang, and his subordinates handed themselves over to the Assam Rifles somewhere in Mon district on September 22. There was no official update from authorities on the Indian side, but sources citing credible inputs, informed that Nyemlang and a fe