• PGST NPSC candidates 2010 notifies
    Dimapur, February 1 (MExN): NPSC selected PGST candidates of 2010 batch held an emergency meeting on February 1 at NSF Conference Hall at 1:00 pm. Altogether 30 candidates attended the meeting. PGST 2010 Chairman in a press release informed the house unanimously formed a Temporary Board and selected the following candidates as office bearers; Thonsenlo Magh, Chairman (9206138788) and Orenthung Ngullie, Secretary (9436075673) with members including Rukuzo Hoshi, Meguosielie, Lanutoshi,
  • 46 A/C NPF welcome congress members
    Dimapur, February 1 (MExN): The 46 A/C NPF party has welcomed all the village council members, the GBs lead by Tingkem, chairman Village Council and Pheiwang, Secretary VDB from Totok Chingkho Village for joining NPF party from congress (I) party. 46 A/C NPF party presidents Y. Tingtong Konyak in a press release stated the resigned members have joined NPF to work under the leadership of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and NPF Nagaland President Dr. Shurhozelie. They have also exten
  • LOCAL Briefs
    2nd phase of immunization of ThonoknyuTHONOKNYU, February 1 (DIPR): The 3-day training programme for Enumerators and Supervisors for the 2nd Phase started on February 1 and will continue till 3rd February 2011 at Thonknyu Town Hall. The trainers were Master Trainer, Tokeho, Nodal Officer, Vivokho and M. Mhamo, EAC Sardar under Tuensang district. The welcome address was delivered by SDO (C) Thonoknyu, Letrongla. Around 40 trainees from Thonoknyu attended the training programme.DMC Dimap
    Despite this pole lying bent for nearly a year, nobody really knows who is responsible for rectifying this. The pole is held on by a finger sized wire that is perhaps the electrical wire used to light the street lights. This picture taken in early January is supposed to be of a high tension electrical wire meant for the street lights which have also become ‘history’ now as dark roads welcome Dimapur citizens, especially during load shedding. (Morung Photo)
  • Concert in aid of diabetes awareness camp
    Dimapur | January 31 : Dimapur District Diabetes Awareness, an NGO, organized a concert at IMC on January 31 in aid of Dimapur district diabetes awareness camp. Two gospel singers from Mizoram, Maggie and Pennsy were roped in to enthrall the crowd besides other children artist who presented dance items. Speaking to this reporter, Dr. Abemo Ezung, Associate Director (North East) of Indian Council for Diabetic Care (ICDC) said that the NGO, which focuses on prevention, management and con
  • NU SASRD participates in All India Agri Unifest
    Dimapur, January 31 (MExN): A 19 member team of B. Sc (Ag) students from NU SASRD Medziphema Campus participated in the 12th All India Agri Unifest held from January 17-21, 2011 at Anand Agricultural University (AAU), Anand in the state of Gujarat. The team was lead by Dr. K. K. Jha, Team Manager & Programme Officer, NSS Unit SASRD. All together 35 Agricultural Universities participated in the Agri Unifest which encompassed competition in the events of music, theatre, folk dance, l
  • New GPS Building at Moayimti inaugurated
    (Extreme Right) ACS & Development Commissioner, Alemtemshi along with others during the inauguration of the new GPS building at Moayimti village on January 29. (DIPR Photo)  Mokokchung, January 31 (DIPR): The new Government Primary School building at Moayimti village under Mokokchung District was inaugurated on January 29 by Additional Chief Secretary & Development Commissioner Nagaland, Alemtemshi. Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest lauded the Moayimti villagers fo
  • World War II veteran’s death condoled
    Dimapur, January 31 (MExN): The Zeliangrong Baudi (Hoho) Dimapur, express shock and grief over the demise of Dovi Khate Zeliang, a veteran World War II soldier on January 31, 2011 at Medziphema town. A condolence note issued by N. Diswang Hau, secretary, Zeliangrong Baudi (Hoho), Dimapur stated that Late Dovi Khate Zeliang, hailing from Poilwa village is one of the prominent Zeliangrong elder who had participated in the II World War in 1994 and India-Pakistan 1965 war in various capaci
  • IRCS provides crutch to inmates
    Kohima, January 31 (MExN): The Indian Red Cross Society, Nagaland State branch Kohima visited Leprosy Colony Kohima on January 31 last and provided 2 crutch to two inmates as a humanitarian gesture.  The programme was held in the presence of Diganta Bajarbaruah, co-operation field officer, ICRC, New Delhi along with Zakie Kire, general secretary IRCSN and Lucy Merry, APO, IRCSN.
  • Peren DPDB discuss wide-ranging topics
    Peren, January 31 (DIPR): The Peren District Planning & Development Board meeting for the month of January 2011 was held on the 29th at the Deputy Commissioner’s conference hall, Peren (New Site), under the Chairmanship of Minister for Planning & Co-ordination, T. R Zeliang. Initiating the meeting, the two new members – Zachiviluü, District Sericulture Officer and Matsung, Sub- Registrar, Peren were introduced to the house.Reviewing the last meeting minutes on
  • DWO/DPO Dimapur informs
    Dimapur, January 31 (MExN): The pension for handicapped persons, Indira Gnadhi Handicapped pension, Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension and totally blind categories of beneficiaries under Dimapur district will be disbursed in the office of the DWO/DPO Dimapur from February 2. This was informed by Dimapur District Programme Officer Tulula Pongen in a press release.
  • LOCAL Briefs
    ‘Measles catch up campaign’ from February 6Phek, January 31 (MExN): “Measles catch up campaign” will be conducted in Phek district from February 7 to 26 as per information of Ministry of Health & Family welfare GOI. In this connection, the Chief Medical Officers Phek in a press release has requested all the health workers to remain in their respective working place and perform their duty sincerely. Further it is inform that leave of any kind will not be gran
  • Dr. Kezevituo Keditsu presented with ‘Paul Harris Fellow’ award
    Rtn. Dr. Kezevituo Keditsu receiving a commemorative pin from District Governor 3240, Ashok Kumar Agarwal at Kohima. (Morung Photo)  Kohima | January 31 : Having the highest amount of contribution on humanitarian grants, PP. Rotarian Dr. Kezevituo Keditsu was recognized as Paul Harris Fellows, Meritorious award last night at Hotel Japfu by District Governor (DG) 3240, Ashok Kumar Agarwal during the formal function on his official visit, held at hotel Japfu last evening. Dr. Kedits
  • Poor infrastructure, paucity of teachers in govt. schools
    Phek| January 30  : Poor physical infrastructure and paucity of teachers continue to mar the education sector in Nagaland. With a fair amount of money going into the education, it is wonder why the state’s government schools are still in a dismal condition. Phek Village GHS seeks department’s attention  In an abysmal state of affairs, Phek Village Government High School is struggling to function with its weak infrastructure and inadequate human resources. More tha
  • ‘Assam NGOs shouldn’t always blame Nagas’
    Dimapur, January 30 (MExN):  A furious Tizit Area Students’ Union has lashed out at Assam non-governmental organizations for always blaming the Nagas for every incident that happens at the border. The TASU today issued a vehement statement disparaging Assamese organizations for accusing the Nagas behind the murder of an opium dealer, one Beli Rai, a Nepali, by her husband on January 17, 2011.“We are fed up with their false allegations and propaganda initiated headlong
  • Sunday Bazaar at Dillia Road
    Sunday Bazaar at Dillia Road, Assam: Due to market closure in Dimapur on Sundays, most Nagas visit the neighboring border market for their needs. Many of them complain that they are unable to attend Church if they go marketing; and also that our money is being drained into Assam’s coffer. The closure is because ‘we are a Christian majority state. I thought Nagaland was also part of secular India.’ ( Citizen photo/ Vikeduo Linyu)
  • DC Dimapur notifies on spl census trg
    Dimapur, January 30 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner Dimapur has informed all the absentees/reserved supervisors/enumerators that a special training shall be held at DC’s conference hall, Dimapur on February 5, 2011 (Saturday) from 9 am onwards for conduct of Census—2011 in Dimapur town area. Hence all are directed to attend the training positively. Failing to comply with this order, action shall be initiated against the defaulters as per the Provision of Census Act of India 194
  • R-day at Chiephobozou
    Dimapur, January 30 (MExN): Chiephobozou Sub-Division celebrated the Republic Day with Advisor   Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency, MLA Temjen Jamir as the Chief Guest. Delivering the Republic Day speech, the Chief Guest said that the nation has an enormous diversity of regions, religions and languages and it provides each individual, group and region with equal opportunity. Nagaland State is firmly on the path of a social and economic transformation, said the chief guest an
  • More villages joined ENCAN in conservation effort
    Dimapur, January 30 (MExN): In a delayed report received here, Chingmei Village under Tuensang hosted a meeting of 14 villages namely Chingmei, Waoshu, Taknyu, Yimpang, Chendang, Chendang Saddle, New Chingmei (Chang Villages), Sangphur, Yakor (Yimchunger Villages), Tsawao, Lengnyu, Yokao, Nokyan and Noklak village (Khiamniungan Villages). The village elders deliberated on the need for sustained conservation of forest cover and their other bio resources. They also felt that our rich nat
  • Over 3, 00, 000 animals killed in Nagaland in 2008
    Kohima | January 30 : Around 3, 26, 214 animals and birds were killed in Nagaland in year 2008, according to a survey carried out as part of a programme on strengthening community conservation efforts in Nagaland under the Nagaland Empowerment of People through Economic Development (NEPED). The program is in collaboration with Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON).According to the research, a copy of which was made available to The Morung Express, the number