Nagaland

  • Army reducing footprint in North East: Army Chief
    Morung Express News Dimapur | January 12  Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Tuesday said that the force was reducing presence in the North East due to improved security situation in the region, various media outlets reported. “The army chief said that the force was reducing its footprint in the North-east with the security situation there improving manifold in recent years,” the Hindustan Times reported. He said one brigade had been relieve
  • Banks in Dimapur urged to provide quality ATM services
    Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): The Dimapur Naga Students' Union (DNSU) on Tuesday urged banks in Dimapur to maintain and provide quality ATM services to its customers. In a press release issued by the DNSU Media Cell, the Union stated that it had conducted a survey of ATM booths in and around Dimapur, after receiving complaints from several sections regarding poor services. “It was astonishing to notice that majority of ATM booths were either out of service or out of cash,
  • PHED recruitment exams postponed
    Kohima, January 12 (MExN): The Nagaland Public Health Engineering Department has postponed the proposed departmental examination for the post of LDA-cum-Computer Assistant which was scheduled for January 13. The postponement was announced in a press release issued by the Chief Engineer, WSSO and Sanitation, PHED on Tuesday. This move comes after the Naga Students’ Federation opposed the examination citing a complete ban of all departmental exams for recruitment of Group C posts u
  • Restriction on movement of heavy vehicles in Kohima
    Kohima, January 12 (MExN): In order to ease traffic congestion in the state capital, Kohima Superintendent of Police has issued an order regulating movement of heavy vehicles within the town limits, effective immediately. In an order issued on Tuesday, the Kohima SP has notified that movement of heavy vehicles within Kohima town will be restricted from 8: 00 am to 6:00 pm, till further orders.  Accordingly, entry of heavy vehicles from Manipur side will be restricted from Khuzama
  • ‘Every single word crafted to reflect historical and political rights of Nagas’
    NSCN (IM) on Framework Agreement and Naga people’s resistance Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): The NSCN (IM) on January 12 stated that every single word in the Framework Agreement (FA) was ‘well crafted’ to reflect the historical and political rights of the Naga people. In a statement issued by its MIP, the NSCN (IM) informed that, “Let there be no confusion as the FA is talking about the Naga people’s resistance against the GoI that lasted about 6 decade
  • Poang Lüm: Governor extends greetings
    Kohima, January 12 (MExN): As the Chang community celebrated Poang Lüm on January 12, Nagaland Governor R N Ravi greetings on the occasion. “The festival marks the traditional celebrations of self-sufficiency by the Chang Community. It heralds the beginning of cultivation process and seeks blessings for a bountiful harvest,” the Governor wrote in his message. He further stated that the festival advocates unity and friendship and aims at passing down the spiritual
  • NSCN (R) greet Chang community
    Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): The NSCN (R) on Tuesday conveyed its greetings to the Chang Nagas on the occasion of Poang Lüm. The Poang Lüm is a premiere festival of the Chang Nagas which marks the celebration of self-sufficiency, the NSCN (R) stated in a press release issued by its MIP. Usually celebrated during the second week of January and culminating on January 13, it is a post-harvest festival celebrated with folk songs, dances and other cultural extravaganza, follo
  • ABRY scheme for first time EPF members
    Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): The EPFO Special State Office Dimapur on Tuesday issued a notification regarding the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana (ABRY) scheme launched by the Government of India for employees having Aadhaar card and joining EPF membership for the first time. The scheme was implemented from October 1, 2020 and has been designed for companies, industrial bodies, firms and even NGOs/societies and employees working in such companies, firms and societies and enroll
  • Land compensation for Kohima-By-Pass, 2-Lane Project on Jan 15
    Kohima, January 12 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kohima, Mohammed Ali Shihab A has informed all the concerned landowners that land compensation for Kohima-By-Pass, 2-Lane Project - chainage 0+00 to 10+500 (1st package) shall be paid in the Office of the Deputy Commissioner Kohima on January 12 at 10:00 am. In this connection, the concerned landowners have been requested to be present physically and to bring along 4 (four) recent passport size photos (not to scan) and Aadhaar card
  • Naga Club President no more
    Organizations offer Condolences  Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): Naga Club President and former Naga Hoho Speaker Krurovi Peseyie passed away on January 11 in Dimapur. His funeral service was held on Tuesday at Centennial Compound, Baptist Church Jotsoma. Late Peseyie became the President of Angami Public Organization (APO) in 1996 and then went on to serve Naga Hoho as its Speaker in 1998 and later as a member of the Advisory Board, APO. He was among the first group of Advisory
  • Principal Accountant General informs
    Kohima, January 12 (MExN): The office of the Principal Accountant General (A&E) Nagaland, Kohima has informed that it has changed its office Website link from https://agaenagaland@cag.gov.in to https://cag.gov.in/ae/nagaland/en. All interested individuals have been requested to use the link for accessing the Principal Accountant General (A&E) Nagaland, Kohima website.  
  • 10 more COVID-19 cases push Nagaland's tally to 11,997
    Kohima, January  12 (PTI):  Nagaland's COVID-19 tally rose to 11,997 as 10 more persons tested positive for the infection, state Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said on Tuesday. Twelve more people were cured of the disease, taking the total number of COVID-19 recoveries in the state to 11,667, he said. "10+ve cases of #COVID-19 have been detected today. Dimapur- 6, Kohima- Mokokchung- 2 each. Also 12 +ve patients have recovered. Dimapur- 6, Kohima- 5, Kiphire
  • ‘All preparations on track’ for COVID-19 vaccination in Nagaland
    Kohima, January 12 (MExN): ‘The roll-out of COVID-19 vaccination is scheduled from January 16 for which all preparations are on track.’ This was stated by Amardeep Singh Bhatia, Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, during the State Task Force (STF) second meeting on COVID-19 vaccine.  The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Bhatia at the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Kohima on January 12. According to a DIPR report, the Chairman STF
  • Zunheboto DPDB meeting discusses construction of two-lane road
    43% of project have been completed and earmarked completion of project by March 12, 2022: Mathucan Company  Zunheboto, January 12 (MExN): The Zunheboto District Planning & Development Board (DPDB) was held at Deputy Commissioner's Conference Hall under the chairmanship of Advisor, School Education and chairman DPDB, KT Sükhalu on January 12. According to a DIPR report, the main agenda discussed at the meeting was on the construction of two-lane road by Mathu
  • Kohima Baptist Pastors’ Fellowship holds 'Pray for Kohima'
    Our Correspondent Kohima | January 12 The Kohima Baptist Pastors’ Fellowship (KBPF) today conducted a prayer programme under the theme ‘Pray for Kohima.’ The prayer programme was conducted at strategic junctions within Kohima city such as High School Junction, Razhü Point Junction, Old MLA Junction and PR Hill Junction. The prayer leaders included Pastor Rev Velavoyi, Pastor Dr Ruokuovilie Sachü, Pastor Temjem Sempo and Pastor Dr Mosa Tsang at diff
  • Call to promote spirit of oneness
    6th Foundation Day cum office inauguration of Vivekananda Welfare Foundation in Dimapur Morung Express News Dimapur | January 12 On the occasion of 158th birth anniversary of renowned spiritual leader and social reformer, Swami Vivekananda, the Administrator of Dimapur Municipal Council, Albert Ezung made a clarion call to promote the spirit of oneness among the citizens and carry forward the good works of the Swami. He was speaking as the special guest during the 6th Fou
  • AGBCN conference affirms ‘triumph over difficulties’
    Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): The Association of Gorkha Baptist Churches Nagaland (AGBCN) 13th annual general conference was held under the theme ‘Triumph over difficulties (Deuteronomy 20:4)’ at the Mission Centre in Singrijan, Dimapur on January 9 and 10.  A total of 42 out of 50 affiliated Gorkha churches participated in the conference. The Academic Dean of Servanthood Bible College, Obed Rai was the worship speaker of the conference which was hosted by NBC Chü
  • Refurbished conference hall at APO building dedicated
    Kohima, January 12 (MExN): The Angami Gazetted Officers Krotho (AGOK) organized a dedicatory programme for the newly refurbished conference hall of the APO building at Kohima on January 12. A DIPR report stated that Advisor, AGOK, Daso Paphino stressed on the history of the construction of the APO building which initially started in 2006 and was completed in 2009. He mentioned that with the contribution from every source the building could be completed on time. He apprised on the im
  • AIDA Dimapur empowers youth on livelihood
    Dimapur, January 12 (MExN): A training to empower the youth on livelihood was organized at SBI-RSETI (SBI-Rural Self Employment Training Institute), Jalukie, Peren. The training was held as part of the SBI Gram Seva Programme implemented in five adopted villages under Chümoukedima sub-division of Dimapur district, namely, Urra, Bade, Khriezephe, Diezephe and Tsithrongse.  The programme is implemented by ANMA Integrated Development Association (AIDA), the development wing o
  • Dzükou forest fire doused, says government
    •    No fresh fires and smoke visible  •    DRF teams and IAF choppers to be withdrawn •    Damage assessment report expected by end of this week Morung Express News Kohima/Dimapur | January 11 The Dzükou forest fire which had been raging since December 29, 2020 has been extinguished. The Nagaland Government informed that there were no reports of visible fresh fire or smoke on Monday.  A DIPR rep