Nagaland

  • ‘Network services in Jalukie nowhere near effective’
    JSUN urges service providers to take immediate action Peren, June 11 (MExN): With the transition of the conventional classroom teaching to the online mode of learning, students in Jalukie have been facing many inconveniences due to network inconsistency and poor internet connectivity. Highlighting the issue of poor network connectivity, the Jalukie Students Union Nagaland (JSUN) on June 11 stated that at a time when a stable network with fast internet connectivity is a requiremen
  • Sao Chang College holds online workshop
    Tuensang, June 11 (MExN): The department of Political Science, Sao Chang College, Tuensang, organized two-day online workshop on competitive exam preparation on June 10 and 11.  Kathyinla Jamir, EAC Noklak, the speaker emphasized on the need to start early, to be consistent and to care for physical as well as mental well-being. In the technical sessions, resource persons Nabum Tombou and Dr A Ethel Kikon taught the participants on how to attempt questions on mental aptitude and
  • Nagaland DoSE notifies on creative writing contest for students of Cl 6-12
    Kohima, June 11 (MExN): Directorate of School Education (DoSE), Nagaland has notified that the Government of India has decided to organize creative writing contest for students of classes 6 to 12 celebrating the Birth Anniversary of Guru Teg Bahadur at 5 levels (School, Block, District, State and National levels) during the period May 1, 2021 to February 2022. A DIPR report stated that the top 200 winners from the State level contest will participate at the National level contest wh
  • ‘Finding Hope: Principles of a Successful Race’ book released
    Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): Nagaland-based entrepreneur and investor, Yanren Kikon has released a book titled, ‘Finding Hope: Principles of a Successful Race,’ a textual journey that “traces the visceral underpinning of deeply personal experiences that led to some of the most well-known personalities from the Naga Diaspora emerging triumphant from abject adversity.” Kikon published the book on March 5, 2021 and it was dedicated with a prayer by Rev Dr P Dozo.&nb
  • Massive vaccination drive in Kitsubozou
    Kohima, June 11 (MExN): The health workers and staff nurses of Kitsubozou Sub-Centre under Urban Primary Health Centre Seikhazou today conducted massive COVID-19 vaccination drive for the residents of the Kitsubozou (Ward No. 5), Kohima at the Kitsubozou Panchayat Hall. Kitsubozou Panchayat chairman Vimhalie Pienyü informed that altogether 183 eligible persons were inoculated with first dose of covishield. It includes 174 persons in 18 and above age group and nine senior cit
  • Nagaland BJP extends ration to newspaper hawkers in Kohima
    Our Correspondent Kohima | June 11 In a benevolent gesture, Nagaland state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today extended free ration including some cash to the newspaper hawkers of Kohima. Fifty newspaper hawkers in Kohima availed free rations, which included rice, potato, onion and edible oil. Due to the state-wide total lockdown, the newspaper hawkers have been facing hardship since May. They were compelled to remain indoors with no other source of income to meet their dai
  • Don’t confuse those willing to vaccinate: Dimapur CP cautions ‘anti-vaxxers’ 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 11 It is okay if one chooses not to self vaccinate, but don’t try to confuse others who may be willing to inoculate, stated Dimapur’s Commissioner of Police Rothihu Tetseo in the firm message to vaccination naysayers on Friday, cautioning that it then amounts to a ‘criminal offense.' According to update by Dimapur police on Twitter, the Commissioner said this in his message during the COVID-19 vaccination drive organised b
  • Misinformation and false speculations hampering fight against COVID-19: Rio
    CM launches Nagaland COVID -19 information app  Morung Express News Kohima | June 10 Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today said that misinformation and false speculations are hampering the State’s fight against COVID-19, especially the vaccination drive.  Launching the ‘Nagaland COVID-19 Information App’ at the State’s War Room, Nagaland Civil Secretariat, Kohima on June 10, Rio, however, expressed hope that the mobile application would g
  • Nagaland: ICU beds in 8 districts vacant; 85.56% across State 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 10 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds with or without ventilators were vacant in 8 districts, while 85.56% of the capacity across the state were available, status data on Nagaland COVID -19 Information App launched on June 10 informed.  The app provides, among others, status of availability of different categories of beds for COVID-19 care across the State. The districts reporting full vacancy of ICU beds were Kiphere, Longleng, Noklak
  • Dimapur Police disperse crowds at joggers spot
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 10 The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has been clearly unprecedented. Adapting to a “new normal” has been a term frequently tossed around as people try to come to terms with the restrictions on social affairs. The effects, as diverse as it is, have been life-changing and one clearly visible impact has been on health. As per health experts, reports of general respiratory ailments have relatively reduced over the past year, while the
  • Avoid hasty decision: Naga Hoho on proposed KAATC
    Kohima, June 10 (MExN): The Naga Hoho on Thursday issued a statement concerning the proposed formation of Karbi Anglong Automous Territorial Council (KAATC). Reacting to the purported news of an agreement to be signed between the Assam Government/Government of India (GoI) and the various ‘rebel groups’ of Karbi Anglong for the proposed KAATC, the Naga Hoho opined that the concerned parties involved in the talk must take several facts into consideration before inking the
  • 55% jail inmates vaccinated in Nagaland: ADG (P) says
    Morung Express news Kohima | June 10 246 out of 447 jail inmates in Nagaland have been vaccinated so far during the 1st COVID-19 vaccination drive conducted in the Central and District jails which commenced on May 28. As far as the response rate among jail inmates in the State is concerned and while the vaccination drive is rolled out on voluntary basis, Additional DG (Prisons) Renchamo P Kikon informed The Morung Express that the drive which concluded on June 3 last covered 55%
  • Avoid hasty decision: Naga Hoho on proposed KAATC
    Kohima, June 10 (MExN): The Naga Hoho on Thursday issued a statement concerning the proposed formation of Karbi Anglong Automous Territorial Council (KAATC). Reacting to the purported news of an agreement to be signed between the Assam Government/Government of India (GoI) and the various ‘rebel groups’ of Karbi Anglong for the proposed KAATC, the Naga Hoho opined that the concerned parties involved in the talk must take several facts into consideration before inking the
  • NLA Speaker Sharingain nominated for Committee of Presiding Officers
    Kohima, June 10 (MExN): The Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has nominated Sharingain Longkumer, Speaker of Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) into the Committee of the Presiding Officers ‘To review the powers of Presiding Officers under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution and the rules made there under’. This Committee, headed by Dr CP Joshi, Speaker, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly, consists of Dr Surjya Narayana Patro (Speaker, Odisha Legislative Assembly), Vishweshwar H
  • ‘Normalize Kindness’
    A teacher’s campaign to provide smartphones to students in Nagaland Kanili Kiho Dimapur | June 10 When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, procurement of essential commodity was a concern. However, Sentikala M Lemtur, a young teacher had a different kind of worry. With onset of the pandemic and the beginning of online classes, she saw that many families did not own even a single smartphone. That is when reality hit home for her. Having a heart for children, Lemtur dec
  • Nagaland reports 113 new  COVID cases, 117 recoveries
    Dimapur, June 10 (MExN): The number of people recovering from COVID-19 infection continued to surpass new cases in Nagaland as 117 recoveries were reported against 113 new cases on June 10. According to the daily bulletin issued by the health department’s Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), 51 persons recovered in Dimapur, 30 in Tuensang, 12 in Kohima, 7 in Phek, 6 in Kiphire, 5 in Wokha, 5 in Zunheboto and 1  in Mon. The bulletin also informed that 47 of th
  • CO-WIN Portal slots for online registration
    Kohima, June 10 (MExN): The Directorate of Health & Family Welfare (DoHFW), Nagaland has informed that CO-WIN Portal will open from 9:00 am onward on June 13 and 20 (i.e. Sundays) for registration and booking of slots for the 18-44 years group.  “Slots will be open for online registration on June 13 for vaccination days of June 14 to 18 and June 20 for vaccination days of June 21 to 24 respectively” Dr Neikhrielie Khimiao, Principal Director, DoHFW informed in a pr
  • NSCN (IM) condoles 
    Dimapur, June 10 (MExN): The NSCN (IM) has mourned the demise of Col (Retd) Soreingam Khamrang, Member of Steering Committee who passed away on June 9 in Dimapur. “He was a dedicated man who loved Naga nation and displayed his patriotic spirit till his last breath,” said a press release issued by Ashiho Asoumai, Convener, Steering Committee. Khamrang gave his service for the Naga nation from January 21, 1987, and served the nation till the last moment of his life. The void
  • SRM receives over 7k placement offers 
    Kattankulathur, June 10 (MExN): Keeping its record, SRM Institute of Science and Technology has scored high in campus recruitments, with IT and core engineering companies coming up with over 7111 offers to the graduating class of 2021. The highest offer, Rs 35 lakhs per annum, came from Bengaluru-based WorkIndia Information Technology and Service, rated among the topmost blue-collar job portals in the country. More than 600 companies have already visited the campus (virtually) since