• DMC issues advisory on safe waste disposal for butchers 
    Dimapur, July 2 (MExN): Following the reports on instances of transmission of Corona virus through wet markets or slaughter houses especially those dealing with fresh meat like beef, pork, chicken, fish etc, the Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has issued an advisory to the wet markets or slaughter houses traders to operate as per the FSSAI guidelines within the jurisdiction of Dimapur Municipal area.  With a view to contain possible transmission and spread of the Coronavirus,
  • Locally made detergent powder 'Tsunglup' in Wokha launched
    DIMAPUR, JULY 2 (MExN): Team Metamorphosis in collaboration with the Wokha District Administration under the Bedi Bachaao Bedi Padhao scheme launched the detergent washing powder ‘Tsunglup’ on June 27. A press release from Team Metamorphosis informed that this was an initiative of the team for Women empowerment targeting the marginalized section. The detergent powder is being made by the members of the team along with women SHGs based in and around Wokha town. Team Met
  • Nagaland BJP welcomes extension of national food security scheme
    Our Correspondent Kohima | July 2 Nagaland state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today welcomed the initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on extension of the Padhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) for five more months, providing free ration to 80 crore people across the country. Highlighting the initiative of the central government through a press conference as per directive of BJP central high command, state BJP president Temjen Imna Along said that the extension
  • Nagaland DoSE to survey reach of Tele/Radio Online Education
    Kohima, July 2 (MExN): Principal Director School, Education Shanavas C, IAS has notified all concerned that the Department of School Education (DoSE) proposes to conduct a survey for assessing the reach of the Tele/Radio Online Education being conducted since May 2020. The objective of the survey is to ensure that the benefits of the programme reach majority of students across the State.  Therefore, Head of Institutions of all Government Higher Secondary Schools and Governme
  • Returnees in LFIQC released after completing necessary procedures
    Dimapur, July 2 (MExN): The Livingstone Foundation International Quarantine Center (LFIQC) which was jointly managed by the Western Sümi Hoho (WSH) and Western Sümi Baptist Akukuhou Küqhakulu (WSBAK), over a period of 31 days, hosted 155 returnees in two groups from five different states. The first group of returnees arrived on May 25 and the second on May 26.    District No. of Returnees Date of Arrival
  • ASHAs enabling access to basic healthcare in Molen village
    Phek, July 2 (MExN): Rebecca Thuer, an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) of Molen village under Meluri Block has been serving the community since 2008 in different health activities through mobilizing and facilitating the community in accessing health related services available. She has been helping people access routine immunization, Ante-Natal Check-up, Post Natal check –up etc provided by the government through Sub-Centres, Primary Health Centres, Angandwadi Centre
  • Amidst lockdown, Nagaland hosts virtual seminar on substance abuse & counselling
    DIMAPUR, JULY 2 (MExN): The ARK Foundation in collaboration with the Nagaland Social Welfare Department conducted a virtual seminar on ‘substance use and addiction counselling’ with the various authorities and staffs of the juvenile homes, observation and special homes of the state. The attendees included Probation Officers, District Child Protection officers, Superintendents, and Counsellors, various homes across the state. The session was addressed by Raitele Ze
  • Nagaland: Yung Aung-led NSCN (K) reacts to Governor’s letter
    Dimapur, July 2 (MExN): While congratulating Nagaland Governor R N Ravi on his ‘short term achievements’, the Yung Aung-led NSCN (K) also said that “he should publicly acknowledge his gratitude to the Nagas for his meteoric rise.” It said that the Governor should respect Naga institutions and customs while in Naga areas. “Comparing Indian gangs to Naga nationalists only shows his ignorance,” a statement from Nikato Pilot Sumi, the outfit&rs
  • Governor’s letter a surrender of responsibility: JD (U) Nagaland
    Wokha, July 2 (MExN): In a delayed response to the letter of the Nagaland Governor R N Ravi to the Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on June 16 last, the Janata Dal United (JDU) Nagaland expressed dismay at the statements made by the Governor in the letter. It said that the Governor, who is also the interlocutor of the Naga peace talks, addressing the same groups of Naga Nationalists with whom he has been sharing common platforms for the last several years as “armed gangs”, i
  • COVID-19: Nagaland registers 15 more recoveries 
    Total cases at 535: 338 active, 197 ‘recovered’ Morung Express News Dimapur | July 2 Nagaland registered 15 more recoveries Thursday evening bringing down the number of active cases from 353 earlier in the day to 338.  “15 more COVID-19 +ve patients have recovered. 12 from Kohima, 2 from Dimapur & 1 from Peren,” Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter in the evening. Earlier, the stat
  • ANB scheme launched in Tuensang
    Tuensang, July 2 (MExN): Atma Nirbhar Bharat (ANB) Free Ration distribution scheme launched at GHSS Auditorium, Tuensang on July 2 by Deputy Commissioner Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant.   ANB is a scheme which provides 5kg of rice per head and one Kg of Chaana per family per month for stranded migrant workers/labours by Department of Food and Civil Supplies.    DC Tuensang in his remark once again called upon all to follow social distancing, use masks and practise
  • CIH Medziphema conducts online training sessions
    Medziphema, JULY 2 (MExN): The Central Institute of Horticulture, DAC & FW, Ministry of Agriculture& Farmers Welfare, Medziphema conducted online trainings through Meet App on various aspects of horticulture.  A press release from the institute informed that the training was conducted on June 12, 23 and 30, covering topics such as Mushroom Production Technology, Value Addition of flowers, Improved Production Technology of vegetables and use of ICAR-FUSICONT bio formul
  • COVID-19: Nagaland registers 34 fresh cases, total at 535
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 2   A total of 34 fresh COVID-19 positive cases were confirmed in Nagaland Thursday morning taking the State's total tally to 535.   Out of the new cases, 32 were from Peren Quarantine Centre (QC) while a single each, was reported from Dimapur and Kohima QCs. “34 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 226 samples tested. Peren QC:32, Kohima QC:1, Dimapur QC:1,” Nagaland Health and Family
  • Patton admits ‘internal hiccups’ within BJP party in Nagaland
    Central leaders to resolve issue   Our Correspondent Kohima | July 1 Nagaland’s Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton who is also leader of Nagaland’s BJP Legislature Party today admitted that there are ‘internal hiccups’ within the party. He however assured that it will be resolved at the earliest possible time. On being queried about the on-going tussle in the state BJP party, Patton admitted to receiving a letter from ten district BJP
  • Dimapur gets new burial ground
    New Naga Cemetery inaugurated at Zani Village area   Morung Express News Dimapur | July 1 The pressing need for a burial place in the likely event of deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic has sped up the completion of the New Naga Cemetery at Zani Village area in the outskirts of Dimapur. On July 1, Minister for Agriculture and Cooperation, G Kaito Aye, inaugurated the new cemetery; fifteen years after Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio donated a plot of land measuring
  • COVID-19: Nagaland tally breaches 500-mark, 182 recoveries
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 1 With 42 new positive cases reported in Nagaland, the total number of persons who have tested positive for the virus in the state touched 501 on Wednesday. Out of the new cases, 31 were reported from Peren, Phek reported 8 while Kohima and Dimapur districts reported 2 and 1 respectively.  The number of active cases in the state has now reached 319. On the other hand, 14 patients ‘recovered’ from the disease on Ju
  • Langpangkong range raises voice against poor quality of work along NH 61
    Mokokchung, July 1 (MExN): People of Langpangkong range under Mokokchung district have alleged poor workmanship at the on-going two lane construction of National Highway-61.  A press release issued by Marsanen Imsong, Convenor of the Road Coordination Committee of Langpangkong Tzukong Mungdang (Langpangkong Range Peoples Conference) stated that the range people have expressed anguish over the poor quality work despite repeated appeals for skilled workmanship as per the detail
  • Community transmission may become a reality in Peren: TR Zeliang to CM
    Dimapur, July 1 (MExN): Leader of Opposition, TR Zeliang on Wednesday wrote to Chief Minister of Nagaland, drawing attention to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Peren district and requested the government to initiate immediate action. In the letter, the opposition leader said Peren district has become among the worst hit districts in the State, and expressed fear that unless immediate necessary measures are adopted to contain the spread of the virus, community transmissi
  • Naga unity need of the hour: Kaito
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 1 Nagaland Minister for Agriculture and Cooperation, G Kaito Aye, said Naga unity is the need of the hour and that this unity should start within the Naga family. “Let us not give chance to outsiders to say or preach to us that Nagas must unite, it is our (Naga) duty to strive for Naga unity,” the Minister said in his address after inaugurating the New Naga Cemetery here at Zani Village area. Kaito said Dimapur being the co
  • Kohima Police arrest one in hit-and-run case
    Morung Express News Kohima | July 1 An 18-year-old girl was seriously injured when she was hit by a speeding car on June 30 at Peraciezie, High School Junction area, Kohima. The incident happened around 3:30 pm. According to the Police, the driver, Viketoulie (32) from Phekerkriema village, was under the influence of alcohol and had also hit other vehicles and fled the scene. He attempted to escape after abandoning his vehicle. According to sources, the accused had earl