Nagaland

  • COVID-19: Yali village comes forward to vaccinate all eligible beneficiaries
    Tuensang, June 13 (MExN): Yali village under Tuensang district came forward with a determination to vaccinate all its eligible citizens with the COVID-19 vaccine. In this regard, a DIPR report said that a special vaccination drive was launched on June 13 by ADC, Tuensang, Ajit Kumar Verma, IAS along with SDO (C), Rohit Singh, IAS and SDPO, Tuensang, Kanchan Kumar Kandpal, IPS, at Church premises of Yali village. The ADC thanked and appreciated the wisdom of the village elders and
  • Poor connectivity ‘badly’ affecting online education in Chizami range
    Student bodies request to immediately rectify erratic network connections and provide quality network coverage 24/7  Phek, June 13 (MExN): Despite several pleas to improve the poor network and internet connectivity in Chizami range, there has been no help or improvement in the service.  On Sunday, several student unions under Chizami range in a joint statement highlighted that poor network and internet connectivity has caused much inconvenience to the people of the area
  • Mkg COVID-19 surge: Manpower at IMDH ‘overstretched and overstressed’
    MTLT urges govt to release IMDH doctors attached to other ‘COVID-19 DTF’  Mokokchung, June 13 (MExN): Alarmed at the spike in the COVID-19 cases and deaths in Mokokchung over the past few weeks, the Mokokchung Town Lanur Telongjem (MTLT) has appealed the Government “to take a serious look at Mokokchung COVID-19 scenario and render a humane approach to the distress of the people and the healthcare workers in this unprecedented time of human history.” T
  • One house damaged in Kohima fire incident 
    Morung Express News  Kohima | June 13 A major fire incident occurred in Kohima this morning reportedly due to electric short circuit completely damaging a house and property worth around 2 lakh. Office in charge, Fire Station Kohima (South) informed The Morung Express that a fire call was received at 8:30 am at Jail Colony, Kohima. Responding promptly, the fire was doused off in less than 30 minutes.  The house was an Assam Type, BCG Sheet Wall where most of the equipm
  • Covid vax misinformation impacting response
    Atono Tsükrü Kense Kohima | June 12 Almost 19 months since the COVID-19 pandemic started, the world is slowly beginning to turn the tide against the virus through vaccination. However, misinformation, rumours, conspiracy theories and propaganda about the COVID-19 vaccine has created conflicting viewpoints between religious beliefs and medical sciences. Labelling COVID-19 vaccine as “mark of the beast” is deterring people from getting inoculated for fear of
  • NPP takes state govt to task over Core Committee formation and price inflation
    Dimapur, June 12 (MExN): The National People’s Party-Nagaland State on Saturday said that the composition of the recently formed Core Committee on Naga political issue should include “representatives from all the political parties, apex civil organisations/societies” since it will play a big role in the fate and future of the Naga society.  In a statement issue through its IPR & Media Cell, the party stated that the Naga political struggle was not of one o
  • Minister Along’s statement draws flak from Naga Hoho
    Dimapur, June 12 (MExN): Nagaland Minister Temjen Imna Along has drawn criticism from the Naga Hoho, for his comment that the solution to the Naga political issue should come under the Constitution of India.  “We know that, any solution that would come should be under the constitution of India and it should be under the Indian union. So anything that is good for the Naga people under the constitution of India should be pursued and should be done with,” Along, who is
  • Nagaland: 3 fresh fatalities reported, 3633 active COVID-19 cases
    Dimapur, June 12 (MExN): Nagaland’s cumulative tally of COVID-19 cases reached 23,562 on Saturday after the state reported 96 new cases from seven districts. The number of new cases detected in the state as per the district is: Kohima-38, Dimapur-26, Mokokchung-20, Tuensang-4, Zunheboto-4, Phek-2, and Mon-2. The death toll in the state also rose to 434 after 3 more deaths were reported from Dimapur in the last 24 hours, according to the health department’s daily bulletin
  • Nagaland COVID: Detection declines for three weeks straight
    • Record high recoveries • High positivity in Mkg Morung Express News Dimapur | June 12 Detection of new COVID-19 cases continued to decline for the third week straight in Nagaland. The state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), in the weekly COVID roundup released on June 12, informed that Nagaland reported a total of 1,079 cases this week (June 5-11). This happened to be the lowest weekly tally since the last week of April.  Majority of the case
  • 2-passenger limit for taxis, autos in Nagaland
    Rs 200 penalty for drivers, passengers without mask Kohima, June 12 (MExN): Following the State government’s order on June 9 allowing taxis and auto rickshaws to ply on odd-even basis, additional measures have been issued on June 12 in order to ensure the safety of both the drivers and the passengers. According to an order issued by the State Home department on Saturday, the additional measures have been taken so that the District Task Forces can streamline the system. T
  • Ensure uninterrupted power supply, internet services during exams: PACSU
    Kiphire, June 12 (MExN): The Pungro Area College Students' Union (PACSU) on Saturday drew the attention of the power department and telecom companies to the upcoming BA/B.Com/BBA/BCA online exams announced by the Nagaland University to be held from June 14 to 26. PACSU stated that during this time of examination, regular power supply and uninterrupted internet connectivity are a must for the convenience of the students. In this regard, it made a special appeal to Tele communication
  • CPO mourns
    Dimapur, June 12 (MExN): The Chakhroma Public Organisation (CPO) expressed sadness at the demise of Ningusie Zetsuvi on June 12 at Medziphema ‘A’.  After his retirement as a government teacher at the erstwhile Government High School, Medziphema, he rendered selfless services not only to the strengthening and growth of Chakhroma Baptist Churches Council (CBCC) but also to the CPO, the Organisation stated in its condolence message. As an upright and elderly person, he al
  • ‘Cultivate culture of peace’
    Webinar on importance of dialogue held Dimapur, June 12 (MExN): Peace Channel in collaboration with North East Institute of Social Sciences & Research (NEISSR) organized a webinar on ‘The Importance of Dialogue in Personal, Family and Community Life’ on June 12. Resource Persons for the session were Dr Deben Sharma, Assistant Professor at NEISSR, Dr Fr C P Anto, Principal of NEISSR, and Founder and Director of Peace Channel; Rev Fr Paul Inashe, Superior, Capuchin
  • Nagaland Minister reviews management of COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination
    Kohima, June 12 (MExN): Nagaland Minister of Health & Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom held a meeting with the District CMOs and MS through video conference to review the management of COVID-19 pandemic and COVID-19 vaccination in all district on June 12.  According to an update from IEC Bureau, Directorate of Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland, the meeting discussed on presence of officers and staff in their place of posting. Tit discussed on COVID testing, vaccination-mo
  • Kohima: On road to a ‘Litter Free City’
    Kohima, June 12 (MExN): In an effort towards making Kohima a ‘Litter Free City’, the Kohima Smart City Development Limited (KSCDL) and Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) have started intensive cleaning of the main highway since June 4.  The pilot location has been identified from TCP Junction to North PS Junction for the 1st week and will slowly extend to the other stretches of the main highway, said a press release issued by Kovi Meyase, CEO, KSCDL and Administrator, K
  • MLA Kazheto conducts review meeting at Akuluto
    Zunheboto, June 12 (MExN): MLA and Advisor Kazheto Kinimi toured 31 A/C Akuluto constituency and conducted review meeting with SDTF, Akuluto. During the tour, the Advisor interacted with health care officials and inspected health care centres under 31 A/C Akuluto. He also highlighted the various initiatives undertaken by the government and stated that the government is doing its best to tackle and contain the spread of COVID-19 in the State. The Advisor also expressed satisfactio
  • Nagaland joins campaign to ‘Act Now: End Child Labour’
    Dimapur, June 12 (MExN): Assisi Centre for Integrated Development (ACID) cum National Domestic Workers Welfare Trust (NDWWT)- Nagaland Region commemorated the World Day Against Child Labour with the theme, ‘Act Now: End Child Labour’ in Assisi ground on June 12. Highlighting on the theme of the day, Sr Pramila, Coordinator, NDWWT-Nagaland Region stated that there was question mark why the similar theme of the day is back again after six years. “That means there is