• AR donates computer sets to Wangkhao Government College
    Mon, June 12 (MExN): The Assam Rifles (AR) under the aegis of Mon BN/7 Sector AR (Thundering Thirty Five) handed over four computer sets with accessories to Wangkhao Government College, Mon on June 8 as part of its E-Learning drive. The computer sets were handed over by Brigadier Sandeep Chatterjee and received by Dr I Wati Imchen, Principal of Wangkhao Government College, in the presence of Col Navdeep Malhotra, Major Pankaj Kumar Sharma, Deputy Commissioner of Mon, Thavaseelan K, SP
  • Additional relaxations within Kohima dist from today
    Kohima, June 11 (MExN): Kohima Deputy Commissioner today made additional relaxations within Kohima district from June 12 to 18. The order stated that the practice of “No Mask-No Movement” and “No Mask- No Entry” shall be strictly enforced in all public places by Kohima District Task Force and law enforcing agencies.   Shops to open from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM The permitted shops and business establishments have been allowed to open between 6:00 AM to 2:00
  • Nagaland targets 16,500 doses per day during intensified vaccination drive: SIO
    Over 3.35 lakh beneficiaries administrated 1st dose so far in the State Morung Express News Dimapur | June 11 The department of Health and Family Welfare (DoHFW), Nagaland has set a target of 16,500 inoculations per day during the 11-day intensified vaccination drive from June 8-18. The State Immunisation Officer, DoHFW, Dr Ritu Thurr stated this during an interview with Air India Radio (AIR) News Kohima on June 11. The department is planning to cover at lea
  • Dry spell worries farmers
    Vishü Rita Krocha Zhavame | June 11 By mid-June, most farmers in Zhavame village would have finished transplanting paddy saplings, but this year, they are still waiting for the rains to start the process. “I have never seen or experienced something like this in my entire life of farming,” says 50-year-old Motesou Movi, who is nervous to see even rivers that feed their terrace fields running dry. As opposed to past years, there are farmers in the village who have
  • Do not attempt to dilute the spirit & substance of FA, NSCN (IM) says
    Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): Following the formation of Core Committee on Naga political issue by the Nagaland state government, the NSCN (IM) on Friday stated that it would welcome the committee with the condition that it does not attempt to dilute the spirit and substance of the Framework Agreement as the final basis for Naga political solution. In a press statement issued through its MIP, the NSCN (IM) put on record that the Framework Agreement (FA) was not something that was signed
  • Parliamentary Committee  formed; role as facilitator
    Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): The Nagaland Government on Friday notified that a Parliamentary Committee has been formed to discuss matters relating to the Naga political issue. The committee will play the role of facilitator in the ongoing Peace Talks between the Government of India and the Naga Political Groups. The state government issued a notification through the state DIPR, stating that the Parliamentary Committee would comprise of all the 60 members of the Nagaland Legislative Asse
  • Lunkim Thangboi assumes charge of SBI NE Circle-II
    Guwahati, June 11 (MExN): Lunkim Thangboi assumed the charge as General Manager, Network-II of State Bank of India, North Eastern Circle, Guwahati.  Thangboi earlier served as the Deputy General Manager at Local Head Office of Patna Circle of State Bank of India, stated a press release received here.  Network-II of SBI NE Circle comprises states like Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland and Sibsagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Majuli, Charaideo, Cachar, Karimganj, Hailakandi
  • Nagaland COVID: Daily positivity rate dips to 7.59pc
    Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): Nagaland reported 116 new COVID-19 cases out of 1,527 samples that were tested on Friday. The daily positivity rate was at 7.59 percent, as per updates from the health department. Out of the fresh cases, 69 were attributed to traced contacts, 40 from self tests and random tests, five to returnees/travellers and two were front line workers. Tuensang district reported the highest number of new cases with 34, followed by Kohima (26), Dimapur (19), Mokokchung (1
  • NSF pulls up telecom service providers
    Laments that ‘continued negligence’ adversely affecting all sections of life  Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): Pulling up telecom service providers for poor network connectivity in the state, the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on Friday charged service providers of “wilfully putting the careers of the student community at stake.” “While the poor connectivity has adversely affected all sections of life in our day-to-day activities, besides banks,
  • Ambulance Service Volunteer: Serving people one call at a time
    Morung Express News Mokokchung | June 11 At a time when people are in constant fear and trying to stay indoors to keep safe from the virus, a young man from Mokokchung has volunteered to risk his life for the cause of the people. Moamongba, a 29 year old school teacher, is the lone volunteer for the free ambulance service provided by the District administration and Mokokchung police for COVID-19 related uses in Mokokchung The ambulance provides free services to the needy patient
  • Community managed CCC in Tuensang launched
    Tuensang, June 11 (MExN): A community managed COVID Care Centre (CCC) was launched in Tuensang on June 11. The 100-bedded care facility was launched as positive cases are increasing and along with it, the need to isolate positive cases and stop community spread, Deputy Commissioner Kumar Ramnikant said during the launch. The CCC was launched by the Tuensang District Task Force in collaboration with Eleutheros Christian Society (ECS), Chang Baptist Lashong Thangyen (CBLT), tribal hea
  • More business establishments to open in Dimapur
    Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): DC Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan, informed that the existing lockdown measures will continue to remain in force in Dimapur till June 18, however with additional directives with effect from June 12. Hardware stores, shops selling agricultural tools/ equipment/materials, stationeries, mobile phones and computer accessories, tire repair shops, garages for automobile repairing and shops selling vehicles spare parts will be allowed to open on Monday, Tuesday, Thu
  • Tuensang DTF reviews lockdown extension
    Tuensang, June 11 (MExN): Tuensang District Task Force for COVID-19 held a meeting at DC’s Conference Hall on June 11 was chaired by DC & Chairman DTF Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant. A DIPR report stated that the members reviewed the extended lockdown SOP for the district. The members decided to appeal to the house owners of those shops which are affected by a month long closure due to lockdown for rent consideration while the Tuensang Town Council has agreed to consider the re
  • RNYO wants ‘proper consultations’ before signing Karbi Peace Accord
    Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): The Rengma Naga Youth Organization (RNYO) on Thursday wrote Chief Minister of Assam, Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma urging both the Assam government and central government to hold “proper consultations with the stakeholders before signing the final Accord.” The letter appended by RNYO, Convenor Aga Rengma; President, Joshua Himb and Executive Member, Chenobu Seb stated that on February 23, around 1000 members of People’s Democratic Council of Karbi
  • Nagaland: News in brief
    DC Dimapur strictly prohibits  all gatherings at State Stadium Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): The Dimapur Deputy Commissioner, Rajesh Soundararajan, IAS on Friday issued an order stating that all gatherings at the State Stadium, Dimapur are strictly prohibited during the period of lockdown. The order has been issued after it has come to the notice that there have been mass gatherings of the public at State Stadium, Dimapur. It may be mentioned that Government has prohibited gath
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine launched in Nagaland
    Morung Express News  Kohima | June 11 Principal Director, Health and Family Welfare, Dr Neikhrielie Khimiao while launching the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) for children below the age of 5 at Primary Health Centre, Kohima Village today informed that Nagaland was among the early batches to receive the PCV vaccines.  He said the State government has taken special initiative in ensuring that the newly developed vaccine was made available to general population.&nbs
  • Zbto: Slow Loris released back to wild
    Zunheboto, June 11 (MExN): A Slow Loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) which lost its way and landed in human inhabited area of Asukhomi village under Zunheboto district was released back to its habitat by the GBs, Village Council and Joint Forest Management Committee (JFMC) members of the village. The species is listed in Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife Protection Act 1972 and Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. It is threatened with extinction due to growing demand in the exotic pet trad
  • YeS Society contributes X-Ray machine to District Hospital Zbto
    Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): The YeS Society as part of its social responsibility offered a portable X-Ray machine to the Hezukhu Memorial District Hospital, Zunheboto for exigency purposes. In a letter to the Medical Superintendent, Y Kikheto Sema IAS on behalf of YeS Society stated that being closely associated with health and medical professionals in the fight against the COVID-19 has highlighted the requirement of an X-Ray machine, among other equipment, for understanding the gravit
  • OPD at Medzipmema CHC shifted to 41 AR Camp
    Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): The outpatient department (OPD) services at CHC Medziphema have been shifted to 41 Assam Rifles Camp, Ward-9, Medziphema Town, with immediate effect. According to a press release from the Medziphema Town Mechü Krotho (MTMK), the move has been necessitated due to the conversion of CHC Medziphema into a COVID Care Centre for the subdivision. The people of Medzipmema extended gratitude to both the State government and the Assam Rifles (AR) for their sup
  • Training on COVID-19 held in Phek
    Phek, June 11 (MExN): The office of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Phek organised a hands-on training and sensitization on handling and management of COVID dead body, ILI, SARI and COVID vaccination on June 10 at Dr Wethselo T Mero Memorial Hall DH Phek. According to a press release from the CMO office, the training was attended by Medical Officers, Community Health officers, Phek Town Council staff, SDRF staff and Police personnel. Dr Khriezotuo Paphino CMO Phek in his keynote