Nagaland

  • State BJP Prez weeds out doubts on Agri Bill
    Morung Express News Kohima | September 21 Temjen Imna Along, Minister of Higher and Technical Education and Tribal Affairs, and BJP State President today held a press conference at his official residence to counter apprehensions and doubts on the Agricultural Bill 2020 which has been passed in the Parliament. The BJP State President claimed that ‘historical steps’ have been taken to provide fair price for crops, to increase income and to enhance the living standard o
  • 223 COVID-19 recoveries reported; 93 new cases
    Dimapur, September 21 (MExN): A total of 93 new COVID-19 cases, including 64 from armed forces and security personnel were detected in Nagaland, taking the state’s total tally to 5,544 on Monday. However, the state also witnessed a surge in recoveries with 223 such cases in the last 24 hours, according to the latest official bulletin on the state’s COVID-19 status. Among the new positive cases, 22 were from ‘traced contacts,’ five from ‘returnees/tra
  • NPF appalled by CM’s attitude in Patton’s case
    Kohima, September 21 (MExN): The Opposition Party on Monday said it was appalled by the alleged 'indifferent attitude' of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio in the matter of the Nagaland Lokayukta’s probe into Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton’s “infamous remark complaint case” which was recently dismissed. In a 31-page order signed on September 18, it is learnt that Lokayukta Justice Uma Nath Singh had observed that the Chief Minister “kept a veiled conte
  • Chorus for abrogation of COVID-19 cess gets louder 
    Dimapur, September 21 (MExN): Demands for the state government to revoke the COVID-19 cess on petrol and diesel got louder on Monday as three more organisations under the banner of the Naga Council Dimapur (NCD), extended their support to the ultimatum issued by the DNSU. In a joint press statement, the organisations—Naga Women Hoho Dimapur (NWHD), Dimapur Urban Council Chairmen Federation (DUCCF) and GB’s (Sadar) Union, along with the NCD said that the COVID-19 cess has
  • Nagaland News in Picture September 21
    Contactless Hand Sanitizer and Liquid were given to member colleges by the Nagaland College Principals Association (NCPA) at Kohima Science College, Jotsoma on September 21. Seen in the photograph are President, Dr Visakhono Hibo, General Secretary, Dr Lily Sema and Vice President, Dr Kabgzang Thou. Inner Wheel Club, Dimapur celebrated World Peace Day at Brahma Kumari's Center, Padampukhri Dimapur on September 21. Divya Didi, Incharge of Brahma kumaris Center spoke on “how
  • RSU appeals State Govt to rectify SSA teachers’ appointment issue
    DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 21 (MExN): The Rengma Students’ Union (RSU) today condemned the Nagaland Government’s handling of the agreement signed between  the School Education Department and the Nagaland Sarva Shikha Abhiyan Teachers' Association (NSSATA), NSF & ENSF on June 12, 2018 and expressed displeasure at the lackadaisical attitude of the state government towards resolving the matter despite a lapse of over two years. A press release from RSU President, Heiko
  • NSCN/GPRN (K) lauds efforts to bring reconciliation
    DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 21 (MExN): The NSCN/GPRN (K) has expressed appreciation to the Government of India’s Interlocutor, RN Ravi; Convenor, NNPG/WC, N Kitovi Zhimomi; and Co-Convenors, NGBF, NTC, CNTC and Peace mediation committee for their efforts in resolving the internal differences within the NSCN/GPRN (K) mutually. A press release from the MIP of the NSCN/GPRN (K) further acknowledged the “efforts of the prayer groups especially the Nagaland for Christ Church and Thili
  • Committee on Govt Assurances to verify road works in Dmp & Khm
    KOHIMA, SEPTEMBER 21 (MExN): MLA and Chairman of the Committee on Government Assurances (2020-2021), Kuzholuzo Nienu has fixed a visit for an on the spot verification of the status of the road improvement works in Dimapur and Kohima under NH-39 on October 6 and 7. A press release from Dr PJ Antony, Commissioner and Secretary informed that a decision to this effect was taken during the evidence meeting of the committee held under his chairmanship on September 8. All members of the Commi
  • JLF consultative meet on September 23
    KOHIMA, SEPTEMBER 21 (MExN): The Speaker and Chairman of the Joint Legislator' Forum (JLF) on the Naga political issue has convened a consultative meeting of the Joint Legislators' Forum (JLF) including both the Members of Parliament on September 23 at 11:30 am at Rhododendron Hall, Police Complex, Chümoukedima, Dimapur. A press release from Dr PJ Antony, Commissioner and Secretary informed that the meeting has been called “on the indication of the Working Committee
  • NIIT Dimapur centre reopens 
    DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 21 (MExN): The NIIT Dimapur has informed that its centre opened on September 21 after a gap of six months owing to ongoing pandemic, following all the Standard Operating Procedures as per Nagaland government's notification. A press release from Daniel Changkiri, Head of Centre, NIIT Dimapur Centre said that all the current NIITians, above the age of 15 years, are advised to visit the center for their classes along with respective parents consent to attend classes
  • Nagaland University online exams begins
    Lumami, September 21 (MExN): The Nagaland University on September 21 successfully conducted first day of online exam for undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) courses, an official update informed.   The Vice-Chancellor appreciates the dedication of the Students, the efforts of the Faculties, staff and the support from the State Govt and service providers for the success of the exams, informed an update by the University on official Twitter handle.    In a notifi
  • Nagaland: Zunheboto DLSA conducts legal awareness
    Zunheboto, September 21 (MExN): Zunheboto District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) conducted legal awareness on Fundamental Duties, Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, Consumer Protection Act, 1986 and National Food Security Act, 2013, with the executive members of Zunheboto Range Students Union at District Court Complex, Zunheboto on September 18. Wokono Yhoshü, Secretary, ZDLSA, spoke on Fundamental Duties which are provided under Art.51-A of the con
  • NEZCC invites application for Young Talent Artistes Award
    Last date to receive application is on October 31 Dimapur, September 21 (MExN): The North East Zone Cultural Centre, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Dimapur has invited application for Young Talent Artistes Award for the year 2019-2020 from outstanding candidates, talented/skilled in the categories of folk and tribal music/song and dance, theatre, dance drama, mime, painting, wood, cane & bamboo crafts, traditional handloom & handicrafts, pottery, etc. 
  • NIC to formulate insurance policy for mithun soon
    Medziphema, September 21 (MExN): The National Insurance Co Ltd (NIC) General Manager, Peter Chittaranjan has assured that “NIC would formulate an insurance policy for mithun by November 2020 taking all the inputs given by the experts and stakeholders into consideration.”  While clarifying the queries raised by the stakeholders during a webinar, Chittaranjan expressed the commitment of NIC in providing risk coverage to the farmers for different agricultural commoditi
  • ABP distributes free face mask, medicines in Dimapur & Peren
    Dimapur, September 21 (MExN): Akhand Bharat Parishad (ABP) organized free distribution of face mask and Arsenic Album 30 to the people of Dimapur and Peren on September 20. According to Neichülie Rüpreo (Kedou), President, ABP Nagaland, around 20,000 medicine and 1,000 face mask were distributed to Bhamunpukhri village, Singrijan village, Khopanala village, Sovima village, Gorkha Union Dimapur and Jalukie, Peren district. Dr SR Naresh Ram, founder president ABP gracing the
  • ‘Let’s Talk About Dementia’
    Tetso College commemorates World Alzheimer’s Day Dimapur, September 21 (MExN): To commemorate World Alzheimer’s Day which is observed every year on September 21, Tetso College led by its Department of Psychology joined the rest of the world in its observance by conducting a webinar on the theme ‘Let’s Talk About Dementia’ with Dr Viketoulie Pienyu, Senior Medical Officer, State Mental Health Institute, Nagaland as the resource speaker. In his address
  • ‘To Freedom: A Human Story’
    NPMHR 18th Morung Dialogue held   Dimapur, September 21 (MExN): The Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR), Delhi organised the 18th Morung Dialogue on September 19, on the topic 'To Freedom: A human story', where VS Atem, Gen (Retd), former Longvibu, of the Naga Army and now Member, Collective Leadership, NSCN/GPRN narrated his story of serving in the Naga movement, leading up to his views on the current negotiations. The chair, Prof Paul Pimomo, Washington
  • Youth Support Group to promote livelihood and entrepreneurship
    Dimapur, September 21 (MExN): Youth Support Group, an initiative of Can Youth to provide platform for livelihood and entrepreneurship especially to dropouts, youths and returnees who have returned leaving their job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was launched on September 21.  A press release from Can Youth informed that the launching programme was graced by General Manager, District Industries Centre, P Tokugha Achumi, members of three youth support group, Chief Functionary of C
  • YAA inducts new officials for 2020-23 tenure
    Shamator, September 21 (MExN): The handing and taking-over programme of the Yimchungrü Akherü Arihako (YAA) for the tenure 2020-23 was held at Shamator on September 15. Speaking on the occasion, Yimchungrü Gazetted Officers’ Association (YGOA) General Secretary, Toking advised the YAA to thrive innovatively rather than being complacent with the conventional way of functioning. Yimchungrü Tribal Council (YTC), Vice President, Kiuji, called upon the newly ind
  • Nagaland: News in Brief
    DC Kohima notifies on sealed areas Kohima, September 21 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie NCS has notified that in view of the detection of COVID-19 positive person residing at the following locations viz. High School colony, Lerie colony, Lower AG colony and T Khel, Kohima village, a house each has been demarcated as Sealed Area in order to contain the spread of the disease/infection and for necessary contact tracing. All movement of person/vehicles within the