Nagaland

  • SKK, AKM appeal for reconciliation of NPGs
    Tell Centre to keep Delimitation on hold Zunheboto, September 22 (MExN): The All Sumi Student’s Union (SKK) and Ao Students’ Conference (AKM) have appealed to the NSCN (IM) and the seven Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) to reconcile “in the interest of Nagas in general and for the younger generation in particular.” They also urged the Government of India (GoI) “to genuinely assimilate the desired opinion of the general Naga public for attainmen
  • Nagaland becoming a leading cardamom producer in India
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | September 22 Nagaland is among the 8 states in India with sizable area cardamom cultivation and production, informed data presented at the ongoing monsoon session of the parliament.  In addition, the cardamom productivity in the state is depicted to be highest in India when calculated on the basis of total area of under cultivation and the corresponding output.  The state was third in terms of production in 2018-19 and 2019-20 (ad
  • Immunisation coverage lowest in Nagaland till August
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 22 The State of Nagaland, a consistent low performer in full immunisation coverage, is considerably lagging behind others this year too, data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) in the parliament informed. With just 7627 children with full coverage, Nagaland was lowest among the states with 40.2% coverage, stated a written reply by Minister of State, MoHFW Ashwini Kumar Choubey to an unstarred question in the Rajy
  • 60 new COVID-19 cases in Nagaland
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 22  60 new COVID-19 cases were registered on Tuesday, with 35 in Dimapur, 22 in Kohima, 2 in Mon and 1 in Tuensang. According to an update from State Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom, necessary contact tracing has been activated by the state IDSP team. The tally of positive cases in Nagaland was 5604 while recovery was 4491 and active cases were at 1072, according to the Nagaland COVID-19 bulletin.  
  • Total disruption of power supply to Mon, Longleng & Tuli
    Kohima, September 22 (MExN): The State Power Department has informed of the total disruption of power supply to Mon and Longleng districts and Tuli sub-division. The disruption was reportedly caused by an uprooted tree falling on the transmission line as a result of heavy storm and lightning. The 66kV Mokokchung-Tuli-Naganimora-Tizit-Mon S/C transmission line was badly damaged between Mokokchung-Tuli on September 21, Er Nribemo Mozhui, Chief Engineer (T&G) Department of Power
  • DYC Kohima installation ceremony
    Our Correspondent  Kohima | September 22 The installation ceremony of the new team of District Youth Congress (DYC) Kohima district took place today at Congress Bhavan, Kohima. Speaking on the occasion, Kohima District Congress Committee (KDCC) president Kevi Vizo urged upon the DYC team to act as an agent of change in the Naga society. He also told the gathering that Congress party will be contesting in all seven assembly constituencies of Kohima district by 2023 genera
  • Dimapur excise seize IMFL, one arrested
    Dimapur, September 22 (MExN): A team of Dimapur District Excise personnel on September 21, intercepted a Kohima bound truck carrying 515 cases of assorted Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and arrested one person in this connection. According to a press release from the Superintendent of Excise & Prohibition, Dimapur, informed that the team manning the Chümoukedima check gate had received an ‘intelligence tip-off,’ based on which a truck bearing registration num
  • Online GPF Info System restored
    Kohima, September 22 (MExN): The Online GPF Information System service which was interrupted due to change of distributed ledger technology (DLT) has been restored, the office of the Principal Accountant General (A&E) informed on Tuesday. Senior Accounts Officer, GPF Branch has informed all the GPF subscribers of the State Government to contact the Helpdesk mobile numbers enumerated  on the Online GPF Information System page for assistance and guidance, or in case any probl
  • Longkhim: Poshan Maah seminar held
    Tuensang, September 22 (MExN): The month long celebration of Rashtriya Poshan Maah under Longkhim project held an ‘Adequate nutrition during COVID-19’ seminar at DUDA Hall, Longkhim town on September 21. During the programme, Dr Taka, SMO, Longkhim, emphasized on the theme and highlighted the importance of proper nutrition. The official also said that various types of nutritious foods are available in our own kitchens, and as such, called on the attendees to ensure prope
  • Seno Tsuhah dedicates ‘Peace Award’ to resilient women farmers
    Dimapur, September 22 (MExN): In recognition of her contributions towards addressing issues of women rights, good governance, natural resource management and sustainable livelihood in Nagaland, Seno Tsuhah was conferred with 13th Peace Knit Fest.  The award was conferred by Peace Channel in commemoration of the Foundation Day cum 13th Peace Knit Fest held at North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR), Conference Hall, Dimapur on September 21.  Seno Ts
  • Business community sensitized on COVID-19 in Zunheboto
    Zunheboto, September 22 (MExN): An awareness programme for business community on COVID-19 was held at ZCCI Office, Zunheboto on September 21. Dr K Akaho Sema, Dy CMO, Zunheboto speaking in the programme said that the business community has an important role to play during this pandemic. He encouraged the community to fight this disease by wearing mask, practicing proper hand washing and social distancing. He stated that COVID-19 is a public health emergency that is causing stressful
  • DNSU supports ultimatum served by NSF and ENSF
    Dimapur, September 22 (MExN): The Dimapur Naga Students Union (DNSU) has extended its support to the ultimatum served by NSF and ENSF to streamline the teachers of 2010 and 2013 batches of SSA & RMSA into the mainstream of the state school Education cadre.  The Union, through its Media Cell stated that it is dismayed and disappointed for the breach of agreement and decision which was signed between the concerned Department and the NSSTA, NSF and ENSF on June 12, 2018. The U
  • ‘Volunteerism is an act of kindness, empathy’
    Miss Nagaland 2019 shares ‘Beauty with a Purpose Project’ experience Kohima, September 22 (MExN): In a webinar organized by FPA India, Nagaland Branch on September 21, Vikunuo Sachu, Miss Nagaland 2019 and Nagaland State SVEEP icon talked about volunteerism with her experiences volunteering in various projects. In a brief introduction on the definition of volunteerism, Sachu said that it is known as the involvement of voluntary work in community labor especially in co
  • Immediately withdraw COVID cess: CNCCI, DCCI to Nagaland govt
    Dimapur, September 22 (MExN): The Confederation of Nagaland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CNCCI) today stated that with the imposition of COVID-19 fuel cess and weight bridge, the transportation cost of essential goods has shot up by 35-40%. “Consequently the price of essential commodity will shoot up abnormally in coming weeks in many parts of the state including the state capital,” CNCCI, Chairman, Dr Khekugha Muru and General Secretary, Dr Seyievilie Mor stated in
  • Mokokchung DPDB approves LADP schemes for 2020-21
    Mokokchung, September 22 (MExN): The monthly meeting of the Mokokchung District Planning & Development Board (DPDB) was held at NIC Conference Hall Mokokchung on September 22 under the Chairmanship of Speaker, NLA & Chairman DPDB Mokokchung Sharaingin Longkumer.  For the first of its kind and due to pandemic, the meeting was held through video conference, stated a DIPR report. The members present were Tongpang Ozukum Minister Technical & Housing, Imnatiba Advisor In
  • Tobacco Control Cell discusses ways to strengthen NTCP activities in Wokha
    Wokha, September 22 (MExN): Tobacco Control Cell, district level coordination committee, district level enforcement squad and flying squad, National Tobacco Control Programmed (NTCP) Wokha conducted its quarterly meeting at the official chamber of the Deputy Commissioner, Wokha on September 22. Dr Daisy Ovung, Sr Dental Surgeon & DNO, NTCP Wokha who recently took charge as the new Nodal Officer NTCP, Wokha presented the quarterly report where she highlighted the activities under
  • Online IRS training & table top exercise conducted
    Dimapur, September 21 (MExN): The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority, Government of Nagaland in collaboration with National Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) conducted an online IRS training and table top exercise simulating earthquake scenario on September 22. A DIPR report stated that highlights of the virtual training included overview of State Disaster Management Plan and preparedness for earthquake, presentation of National Centre for Seismology, presentation by N
  • CWA holds change of guard of office ceremony
    Kohima, September 21 (MExN): The Chakhesang Wrestling Association (CWA) today held its change of guard of office ceremony at Ura Hotel, Kohima Outgoing President Vezuhu Keyho handed over charge to the incoming team led by incoming President Vekhozo for the tenure 2020-2024. According to a press statement issued by the newly inducted General Secretary Kuzhovesa Soho, despite being inducted on February 19 at Phek Town during its 27th Wrestling tournament, due to the COVID-19 pandem
  • Police reforms: ‘Non-compliant’ Nagaland leading ‘achiever’ among states, report
    Not a single state or Union Territory fully in compliance with Supreme Court's directives, CHRI highlights  Morung Express News Dimapur | September 21 Not a single State or Union Territory is in full compliance of Supreme Court of India’s seven directives pertaining to police reforms issued in case of 'Prakash Singh versus Union of India,' an assessment report revealed on Monday.  However, Nagaland was among the States/UTs with maximum compliance,
  • Squall hits village in Assam-Nagaland border
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 21 A village at the Assam-Nagaland border in Mokokchung was hit by a squall on the night of September 20 damaging houses, uprooting trees and utilities.  Though there were no updates from the Mokokchung district administration, sources from the affected Saringyim village informed that the storm hit around 10:30 pm and lasted till midnight. As per information from the village, there was no human casualty and livestock loss but as many