Nagaland

  • #TogetherForNagaland: Charity, Hope, Community & Contributions
    Dimapur, June 14 (MExN): #TogetherForNagaland - an online initiative by Yimkhong TV and Mhaleu Metha in collaboration with other Naga Youtubers is ‘raising funds to help Nagaland breathe and provide help to poor section of the community through charity.’ ‘The core concept and implementation of this project is charity, giving hope with community help and contributions,’ the team said in a press note. The initiative under the tagline #TogetherForNagaland has be
  • Nagaland: News in Picture
    Longleng District Administration team on behalf of District Tasks Force for COVID-19 prepared and delivered dinner for the patients, Medical team and Police personnel stationed at COVID-19 hospital, Community Home Isolation Center (CHIC) and Medical Quarantine Centre on June 13. The team also delivered gift packages for the COVID-19 positive patients. (DIPR Photo)   Assam Rifle, Shamator battalion with the joint effort of CHC Shamator, led by Medical Officer, Dr Mhathu
  • Nagaland: News in Picture
    Longleng District Administration team on behalf of District Tasks Force for COVID-19 prepared and delivered dinner for the patients, Medical team and Police personnel stationed at COVID-19 hospital, Community Home Isolation Center (CHIC) and Medical Quarantine Centre on June 13. The team also delivered gift packages for the COVID-19 positive patients. (DIPR Photo)   Assam Rifle, Shamator battalion with the joint effort of CHC Shamator, led by Medical Officer, Dr Mhathu
  • Relief distribution for daily wage earners begins in Kohima district
    Our Correspondent Kohima | June 14 The relief distribution for daily wage earners/labourers under Kohima district began at Khuochiezie Local Ground on June 14. It was launched by Kohima Deputy Commissioner & Chairman DDMA, Gregory Thejawelie. Around 50 beneficiaries received the relief items for the day.  Through Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), the dry ration relief package has been issued to mitigate the economic problem/hardship faced by daily wa
  • Wokha Dist Task Force for COVID-19 receives assistance
    Wokha, June 14 (MExN): The Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) handed a cheque amount of Rs 50,000 through Wokha District Cricket Association (WDCA) towards Wokha District Task Force (DTF) for COVID-19 in the fight against the pandemic. A press release received here said that WDCA, President, Khamongo Humtsoe handed over the financial assistance to Deputy Commissioner Wokha, Orenthung Lotha who is also the chairman of DTF on June 14.  Earlier, on June 10 the District Anglers
  • COVID-19 vaccination drive in Bayavü held
    Kohima, June 14 (MExN): The Urban Public Health Centre, Seikhazou and the Health Wellness Centre, Bayavü on June 14 administered 171 doses of COVID-19 vaccinations at Bayavü Higher Secondary School during the 2nd vaccination drive in the locality. According to an update received here, 155 beneficiaries were under the category of 18+ years while 16 beneficiaries were above 45+ years. The drive began with prayer by Pastor S Mhonchumo Lotha, KLBC for the medical team and the vac
  • Kohima Police arrest two for snatching purse
    Kohima, June 14 (MExN): In connection with Kohima South Police Station case No. 0009/21 regarding snatching of a purse from a woman by two unknown miscreants on April 24 last, near District Home Guard Office, Upper Chandmari, Kohima, the two accused were arrested on June 14. The duo identified as Vetsüto Nakro (21 years) and Shevotso Getsa (21 years) were arrested after thorough investigation and several attempts as they were absconding, informed a press release from PRO, Kohima.&
  • ‘Vaccination will go a long way in saving lives’
    Nagaland medical experts rubbish rumours about COVID-19 vaccine Atono Tsükru Kense Kohima | June 13 On the conspiracy theories and propaganda surrounding COVID-19 vaccine, particularly the labelling of COVID-19 vaccine as ‘mark of the beast’ which is stopping citizens from getting inoculated, few youths and Church leaders have expressed their views and observation in the first series as reported by The Morung Express. They have dismissed the misinformation as &l
  • The plaint of telecommunications in Nagaland
    Land ownership, misconception, topography and security Imkong Walling Dimapur | June 13 Telecommunications, as a service, has seldom been satisfactory in Nagaland. With the advent of mobile telephony and the internet, and more recently, online academic sessions compelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, the quality of service or the lack thereof has become all the more evident.  Students in the villages having to trek to the forests and mountain tops for appearing exams has now
  • Reconsider signing accords in Assam: WC, NNPGs urge GoI
    Dimapur, June 13 (MExN): The Working Committee of the Naga National Political Groups (WC, NNPGs) on Sunday urged the Government of India (GoI)  to reconsider signing of accords in Assam, following reports of a proposed move by the GoI and the Assam  government to create Karbi-Anglong Autonomous Territorial Council (KAATC). In a press statement issued by its Media Cell, the WC, NNPGs asserted that any accord signed in the tribal belt that endangers the historical, demograph
  • Replicate Mkg model of electricity management board in State: AWUMT
    Claims there is no power theft, unpaid dues Morung Express News Mokokchung | June 13 For the Department of Power, Nagaland (DoPN) to recover arrears from consumers and ensure smooth and timely collection of bills, the All Ward Union Mokokchung Town (AWUMT) on Sunday, suggested that Urban Electricity Management Boards (UEMB) be instituted in all the towns of Nagaland.  According to AWUMT, Mokokchung is the only town in the State where the UEMB has been implemented by the
  • ‘No more delay tactics’
    NPCC calls for dissolution of State Assembly; Urges government to pave way for solution Dimapur, June 13 (MExN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) on Sunday called for the State Assembly to be dissolved in favour of the solution to the Indo-Naga political talks. In a press statement on June 13, NPCC President K Therie asserted that “There is no need for Nagaland State Assembly, JLF or Core Committee to facilitate political negotiation anymore.” Highlig
  • Nagaland: 82 fresh COVID-19 cases, 204 recoveries
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 13 Nagaland on Sunday reported 82 new COVID-19 cases against 204 recoveries, taking the cumulative tally to 23644 positive cases and 19026 recoveries respectively. The new cases were reported from the districts of Kohima (30), Dimapur (28), Mokokchung (11), Zunheboto (5), Mon (4), Longleng (2) and 1 each in Kiphire and Phek. Meanwhile, Dimapur reported the highest number of recovery on Sunday at 137, while 39 recoveries were in Mokokchung, 7
  • Rengma Selo Zi voices its stance on KAATC issue
    Dimapur, June 13 (MExN): The Rengma Selo Zi (RSZ) has said that the governments of India and Assam, before signing the final accord with the Karbis or entering into any agreement, should first look into the legitimate rights of the Rengmas based on historical facts. “..The sensitive ongoing political dialogue between the GOI and the Naga people should not be jeopardized by any misadventures, such as the present negotiations with certain Karbi groups, which, besides being a tra
  • UNTABA calls for review of North East Reorganization Act
    Dimapur, June 13 (MExN): The United Naga Tribes Association on Border Areas (UNTABA) has urged the Government of India (GoI) to go back to history and acknowledge historical facts if its intent is to really bring about permanent political settlement with any ethnic community in the North East. “Towards this end, the GOI should instead adopt proactive policies so as to review the North East Reorganization Act of 1971 in its entirety and affect necessary amendments so that any p
  • Minister Along should withdraw statement: AYO Youth Force
    Kohima, June 13 (MExN): The AYO Youth Force has taken exception to the recent statement by Nagaland Minister Temjen Imna Along and demanded that the minister “withdraw his irresponsible statement, clarify or publicly apologize before the matter goes out of hand.” Stating that Nagas have being fighting for almost a century against India and the British invasion, Ahoms and Meitei kingdoms, before that, Secretary, AYO Youth Force Zakie Khate stated that the minister’s
  • Late Er Khetovi’s demise mourned
    Dimapur, June 13 (MExN): The Western Sümi Baptist Akükühou Küqhakulu (WSBAK) has mourned the demise of Er Khetovi K Assümi, Retired Chief Engineer, PHED who passed away on June 13. Describing late Assumi was a man of faith who has helped the people at various levels; WSBAK Executive Secretary Rev Dr Phughoto Sema stated that it was a great loss for the Sümi community and the society to lose a person of such high morale and stature. It said that late Ass
  • 749 people inoculated in special vax drive in Pfütsero
    Pfütsero, June 13 (MExN): A special vaccination drive was organized by the Block Task Force, Pfütsero on the June 13 at Pfütsero Town Sports Complex with an objective to break the chain of COVID-19 transmission. According to updates from the DIPR, the vaccination drive received positive response and a total of 749 persons were vaccinated in one session. The BTF, Pfütsero through its Chairperson and ADC, expressed gratitude to the Pfütsero Town Baptist Church
  • Nagaland: Padma Shri Piyongtemjen Jamir no more
    Governor Ravi leads State in paying tributes  Morung Express News Dimapur | June 13  Noted Hindi scholar and Padma Shree Piyong Temjen Jamir died after a prolong illness at his residence in Dimapur on June 12 evening.   The octogenarian Hindi scholar and Litterateur is survived by survived by wife, four sons, two daughters and grandchildren.  A native of Longsa village under Mokokchung district, he was conferred the Padma Shri in the field of Literature