• NSF optimistic on implementation of NSSB
    Kohima, July 3 (MExN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) expressed optimism that the Nagaland Staff Selection Board (NSSB) would be implemented in letter and spirit. The NSF Media Cell issued a statement on Friday stating that the Nagaland State Government led by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and his Council of Ministers has finally approved to set up the Nagaland Staff Selection Board (NSSB), thus realizing the long cherished dream of thousands of aspiring students in the st
  • Dimapur issues safety advisory on monsoon
    Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): The District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Dimapur taking into account the onset of the monsoon season has requested the public to avoid any economic, leisure (fishing, picnic etc) or other activities along the rivers across the district. DC & Chairman, DDMA Anoop Khinchi, IAS issued this in view of the advisory issued by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority with regard to the weather forecast from July 1 to 12.  DDMA Dimap
  • Official expresses regret lapses over July 2 Peren incident
    Morung Express News Peren | July 3  The case of the two returnees from Peren district who tested positive while under home quarantine seems to be very unfortunate and unexpected one at that. On July 2, thirty two returnees from Peren district who had completed a total 29 days in quarantine had tested COVID-19 positive. When contacted, ADC Jalukie, Dr Tinojongshi Chang told The Morung Express that the 32 returnees were part of the Haryana group who arrived Dimapur
  • Mandatory test for paramilitary returnees entering Kohima
    Kohima, July 3 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner Kohima Gregory Thejawelie, NCS has informed that the returnees entering Kohima District from outside the State should mandatorily get themselves tested for COVID-19 infection as per the various SOPs/guidelines/directives of the Government from time to time.    In this connection, army/paramilitary units/sectors/HQs are directed to ensure that compulsory testing of all the returnee personnel are carried out as per standard Medic
  • Take measures on connectivity issue, NSF tells Government
    Kohima, July 3 (MExN): Addressing the challenges faced by the students in accessing the online learning programme introduced by the Department of School Education (DoSE) in Nagaland, the Naga Students' Federation (NSF) has asked the government to take immediate measures to tackle poor network coverage and slow internet connectivity in the state. The Federation conveyed its appreciation for the department’s online learning programme aimed at keeping the students engaged i
  • AYUSH doctors appeal for merit-based recruitment
    Submits five-point demand to the government   Kohima, July 3 (MExN): The Nagaland Voluntary Consumers’ Organisation (NVCO) and concerned AYUSH Doctors of Nagaland discussed the “grievances/ill treatment/discrimination” faced by AYUSH doctors of Nagaland with regard to recruitment in their joint meeting held in Kohima on June 29. NVCO in its press statement informed that the concerned AYUSH doctors highlighted grievances especially in recruitment and ex
  • More equipment for installation of BSL-2 Lab in Tuensang arrives
    Tuensang, July 3 (MExN): Another batch of equipment for installation of BSL-2 Lab at Tuensang has reached safely on July 3. “Appreciate the great effort pressed upon by the Lab. Technicians and workers for its early completion. We assure the people of the region that the workmanship of the project will be maintained,” Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter on the evening of July 3. The first batch reached on July 1 last. 
  • DCCI appeals for reopening of markets in Dimapur 
    Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): The Dimapur Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) has once again appealed to the Dimapur district administration to take immediate steps for reopening of Hong Kong Market, New Market, Millennium Building Market and Hazi Park Market. The opening of the four major markets was discussed and mutually agreed upon even during the last meeting of Dimapur District Task Force. Accordingly, the business community of the four markets had already sanitized and disi
  • AKM writes to Governor on delimination, solution
    Mokokchung, July 3 (MExN): The Ao Students’ Conference (AKM) on Friday submitted a representation to Nagaland Governor RN Ravi, stating its stance on the proposed delimitation exercise in the state. It also called for an “honorable, acceptable and inclusive political settlement” to the Indo-Naga Talks. In the representation, AKM President Nungdokyanger Ao and General Secretary Nekmi Longkumer claimed that the proposed delimination exercise “has compounded m
  • Security forces coordinate with DoHFW in fight against COVID-19
    Kohima, July 3 (MExN): The Department of Health and Family Welfare (DoHFW) has been at the helm of all affairs pertaining to COVID-19 since its outbreak in the State of Nagaland. As proactive measures, the Minister and the Department officials have established a close coordination with both civil and security forces medical facilities.  According to the PRO Defence, the quarantine facilities falling under the jurisdiction of Security Forces (Indian Army, Assam Rifles, CAPF et
  • NPF dismayed by extension of Disturbed Areas Act in Nagaland
    DIMAPUR, JULY 3 (MExN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) has expressed dismay at the Central Government order of extension of the Disturbed Area Act for another six months to the whole of Nagaland. A press release from the NPF stated that this came at a time when the whole of Naga people is expectant that the Central Government is seriously working for the final solution to the vexed Naga political problem. "The BJP election slogan, ‘election for solution’
  • NLA Public Accounts Committee to meet on July 7
    Kohima, July 3 (MExN): A meeting of the Public Accounts Committee, Nagaland Legislative Assembly, has been convened on July 7, 2:00 pm, in the Committee Room of the Assembly Secretariat. A press release from the NLA Commissioner & Secretary, Dr PJ Antony informed that the meeting was convened by KT Sukhalu, Advisor for School Education, who is also Chairman of the committee. The meeting will consider the adoption of the pending reports of the committee on the report of the C&a
  • NSCN (IM) recovers stolen scooter
    Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): The NSCN (IM) today informed that it’s Ministry of Kilo Affairs has recovered a scooter bearing registration number NL07M 1831 and notified the rightful owner to claim the same by producing genuine documents. A press release from the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Kilo Affairs stated that the owner of the scooter bearing Engine number BG4A R1068820 and Chasis number MD626BG46EIA10501, may claim the vehicle form the office of the Secretary, Ministry of Kilo A
  • Nagaland Warriors donate fund to NHAK
    Kohima, July 3 (MExN): In its continued mission to support health workers in the state, the Nagaland Warriors has donated Rs 70,000 to the Managing Director of Naga Hospital Authority Kohima on June 30. The group has also donated face masks, gloves and fruits amounting to Rs 30,000 to COVID-19 Hospital, Jalukie. Nagaland Warriors is a WhatsApp group forum which has initiated charity fund drive for COVID-19 to support the health workers. Through the drive, the forum infor
  • 26 arrested under NLTP Act
    Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): Excise Narcotic Cell personnel in Dimapur arrested and penalized a total of 26 persons under relevant sections of the Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition Act (NLTP), 1989, from June 25 to 30. This was informed in a press release from the Deputy Commissioner of Excise (NC), S Chanlei Angh on July 3. As per the release, the Narcotic Cell duty personnel under the command of AIE Kenzeu, AIE Chuba and AIE Tovika conducted surprise checking of hotels and booze
  • Dimapur CSOs resolve to uphold NCD constitution
    Dimapur, July 3 (MExN): The civil societies of Dimapur have resolved to uphold the integrity of the constitution of Naga Council Dimapur (NCD), and not accept any “unconstitutional induction of office bearers for any post.” In a press release on July 3, the Naga Women Hoho Dimapur, Dimapur Naga Students' Union, Dimapur Urban Chairman Councils Federation and GB Dimapur Sardar suggested that selection, nomination or election for setting up of the office bearers shoul
  • District review meeting held in Mokokchung
    Mokokchung, July 3 (MExN): The 1st quarter district review meeting was held at Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Office Conference Hall, Mokokchung on July 3.   Dr Kibangkumba, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Mokokchung requested all the health workers to make the public aware of social stigma in relation to COVID-19.   Dr Tiasunep, DVPO directed surveillance workers to collect as much slides as possible for any fever related cases in order to check the outbreak of malaria
  • Namri advises people to be vigilant in fight against virus
    Tening, July 3 (MExN): Advisor for Water Resources, Namri Nchang, legislator incharge of Peren district for COVID-19, convened a meeting at GHS Auditorium, Tening on July 3.   Addressing the meeting, a DIPR report stated that he advised the people to be vigilant in the fight against the virus stating that the present situation in the district is a high risk situation. He appealed to the people to join together and strengthen the SOPs, to follow rules strictly and not to pani
  • Nagaland bans sale of dog meat
    New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Nagaland's Chief Secretary Temjen Toy on Friday declared that the State government has decided to ban the commercial import and trading of dogs and dog markets and also the sale of the meat, both cooked and uncooked.   "The State Government has decided to ban commercial import and trading of dogs and dog markets and also the sale of dog meat, both cooked and uncooked. Appreciate the wise decision taken by the State's Cabinet", Toy w