Nagaland

  • Christian Forum Dimapur holds Easter fellowship
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 4 (MExN): The first Special Easter Sunday Fellowship of Christian Forum Dimapur was held on April 4 at Bethesda Assembly of God church, Walford, Dimapur.  Pastor Yanpemo Lotha led the service while Rev. Moses Murry welcomed the members. Fr. Chacko Karinthayil, Rev. Vangphong Phom, Esther Murry and Pastor Thenjamo Tsanglao brought greetings and encouraged the members from the word of God.  Rev. T. Ariba blessed the offering. Meanwhile, a special song was p
  • KCC Jalukie celebrates its first Good Friday & Easter Sunday
    Jalukie, April 4 (MExN): Good Friday, which marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary and Easter Sunday that marks the resurrection of Jesus was celebrated with religious fervor for the first time in Kuki Christian Church, Jalukie Town. A press release from KCC Jalukie Worship & Youth Affairs Secretary, Seiminngam Chongloi informed that the celebration was held with the congregation following all COVID-19 safety measures.  The Kuki Christian Church,
  • St Francis Xavier Catholic Church observes Easter Vigil
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 4 (MExN): St Francis Xavier Catholic Church observed Easter Vigil 2021 with rest of the world with candle light procession led by Reverend Father Siby John, Parish Priest from Ezalo to the Church premises on April 3. Reverend Father John Poji, Administrator of MSW College Dimapur on Easter Sunday asked the faithful to fill with peace, joy and happiness with the resurrection of Christ forever in the hearts, family and wherever they go.  “The risen Lord ha
  • Deputy CM says H Chuba Chang’s political experience is ‘invaluable’
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 4 (MExN): Nagaland Deputy Chief Minister, Y Patton, who is also the BJP Legislature Party leader expressed elation at veteran politician and PDA consensus candidate, H Chuba Chang being elected to the 51 A/C Noksen seat without any opposition.  A press release from the Deputy CM’s media cell said that Chang, a former bureaucrat and “his former colleague will be starting his 5th innings as a member in NLA.”  “His vast experience in Nag
  • ‘A time to believe and pray’
    KOHIMA, APRIL 4 (MExN): “Easter is a time to believe and pray to God and ask Him to forgive us and shower his endless love, joy and peace in our life till we meet him,” said Reverend Pastor N Silubo Zeliang on April 4. He said this at the celebration of Easter Sunday at the Kohima Liangmai Baptist Church, D Block at the Church premises. During the celebration, he shared the gospel and encouraged the Church congregation by stating that “today the believers of Jesus
  • NCTS Dimapur brings Easter message to Dimapur dist hospital
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 4 (MExN): The New Creation Theological Seminary (NCTS) Dimapur carried the Easter message to District Hospital Dimapur with gifts for the patients, doctors, nurses and staff on Easter Sunday, April 4 led by the Principal.  “The visit was an eye opener for the theological students as well as the patients where both the parties shared their love, prayers and praises of the Risen Lord Jesus Christ.  We were blessed to witness the holistic approach of the
  • In pursuit of artistic excellence
    Artsy Naga announces opening of school  Morung Express News Dimapur | April 4 Creative arts in the Nagaland education system have been accorded a supplementary status for a long time. With little to no proper institution for issuing the required qualification/certification in Fine Arts in Nagaland, fine arts in schools are mostly taught by individuals who are part of the teaching staff of the school. Whereas in the case of ‘major subjects’ like Math and Science,
  • NSCN (IM) extends condolences 
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 4 (MExN): The NSCN (IM) has expressed grief at the demise of Captain Paul Charenamai, Naga Army no. AB-10507 of Huthrong Brigade, Naga Army on April 3.  A press release from the MIP of the NSCN (IM) stated that late Charenamai was from Thonglang village under Makuilongdi Region. He enrolled in the Naga national service on October 5, 1999.  “He served the Naga nation with unwavering patriotism until his demise. The void created by his demise is deepl
  • Road projects worth over Rs 685 crore approved for Nagaland: Gadkari tweets
    Morung Express News Dimapur | April 3  Road projects worth approximately Rs 685.43 crore have been approved for the State of Nagaland, informed the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Nitin Gadkari on April 3.  It included widening of existing intermediate lane or single lane to 2-lane in National Highway NH-61 as well as construction of 2-lane with hard shoulders of Merangkong-Tamlu-Mon Road. Gadkari gave the information in a series of tweets re
  • ‘One Government, One tax’ Chümoukedima orgs reaffirm
    Dimapur, April 3 (MExN): Following a joint meeting on April 1, the Naga Tribal Union Chümoukedima Town (NTUCT) along with civil society organisations (CSOs) and Chümoukedima Chambers of Commerce and Traders Union (CCCTU) reaffirmed its stance for ‘One government, one tax.’ In a press release received on Saturday, NTUCT President Lhousito Khro and Joint Secretary Aolemba Longkumer stated that the joint meeting discussed on the issue of ‘rampant taxation&rs
  • Nagaland: Superspreader event affects surge in COVID-19 count
    IDSP calls for strict implementation of COVID appropriate behaviour Morung Express News Dimapur | April 3 Lying low since December, Nagaland was in for a surprise this week as the State reported a superspreader event affecting a significant rise in the tally of cases for the week.    As per the weekly roundup of the State Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Health & Family Welfare, issued on April 3, there was a superspreader event in Kohima hiking
  • H Chuba Chang elected unopposed from Noksen
    Kohima, April 3 (MExN): Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) candidate H Chuba Chang was elected uncontested to the 51-Noksen (ST) Assembly Constituency on Saturday, the last date for withdrawal of candidature. No other candidates had filed nomination papers for the by polls which was scheduled for April 17. “H Chuba Chang has been declared elected uncontested to fill the casual vacancy caused in the Nagaland Legislative Assembly by the death of Lt CM Chang,&rdqu
  • 133 active COVID-19 cases in Nagaland
    Dimapur, April 3 (MExN): Nagaland recorded one new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, taking the number of active cases to 133. According to the daily bulletin issued by the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Department of Health and Family Welfare, the new case was reported from a ‘traced contact’ in Tuensang district. With this, the cumulative tally of positive cases in the state now stands at 12,362 with 11,980 cases of recoveries. Among the active cases, all
  • Tsg: Non-compliance to COVID-19 appropriate behaviors to attract penalty
    Tuensang, April 3 (MExN): Additional Deputy Commissioner and Administrator of the Tuensang Town Council (TTC), Ajit Kumar Verma on Saturday noted that various shopkeepers, business establishments, hotels, restaurants are not adhering to COVID-19 appropriate practices. Therefore an enforcement team has been constituted to ensure strict compliance to COVID- 19 appropriate practices like provision of hand washing facility /hand sanitizer, maintaining social distancing and wearing of mask
  • ZCOs demand NIA investigation into March 22 incident
    Peren, April 3 (MExN): The Zeliangrong Civil Organizations (ZCOs) have sought the Government of India’s (GoI) intervention into the March 22 incident at Lamhainamdi village under Peren district in which three persons were allegedly killed by armed assailants. An emergency meeting convened by Zeliangrong Baudi (Assam, Manipur & Nagaland) was held on March 30 at Peren district which was attended by Zeliangrong leaders representing various Zeliangrong Civil Societies and Orga
  • Pughoboto SDPDB, plantation drive on April 7
    Zunheboto, April 3 (MExN): Additional Deputy Commissioner and Vice Chairman, SDPDB Pughoboto, Thungchanbemo Tungoe has informed that the Sub-Divisional Planning & Development Board (SDPDP) meeting cum plantation drive will be held on April 7.  All the HoDs/head-in-charge have been requested to send three staff for the plantation drive. All the SDPDB members and the staff will gather at Mishilimi village gate at 8:00 am and all members have been asked to attend the meeting c
  • CFD, Dy CM & others convey Easter greetings
    Dimapur, April 3 (MExN): The Christian Forum Dimapur (CFD) extended warm Easter greetings and best wishes to the people of Nagaland. This year as we celebrate Easter, let us focus our life on the resurrection of Jesus Christ. May our hearts be filled with love, hope and faith in resurrected power of Christ, the CFD said in its Easter message. Dy CM: Nagaland Deputy Chief Minister (Dy CM) Y Patton on Saturday conveyed Easter Sunday greetings to the people.  “Easter Sunday
  • Quippo employee released by ULFA (I) intercepted at Indo-Myanmar border
    Kohima, April 3 (MExN): A border patrol of Assam Rifles in South Arunachal Pradesh intercepted an individual crossing the India Myanmar Border in Changlang district, during border domination operations on April 3. The individual was later identified as Pranab Kumar Gogoi, an employee of Quippo Oil and Gas Infra Ltd, who was earlier kidnapped from Inau, Arunachal Pradesh on December 21 by the United Liberation Front of Asom—ULFA (Independent), as per a press release from the PR