• ‘A tough battle we hope to win’
    Volunteers at Dzükou share experience Morung Express News Kohima | January 7 The pristine Dzükou valley has often relied heavily on volunteers/civilians to save her from the fire, wild or man-made. Firefighting in the valley has been a shared responsibility of the community in the Southern Angami region, the Police, Administration, the SDRF and others. As operations continue to fight the fire raging in the valley, a few of them shared their narrative with The Morung
  • As Dzükou fire spreads to main valley, authorities ramp up efforts
    Kohima, January 6 (MExN): On the ninth day after it was first reported, the fire at Dzükou is said to be spreading towards the north side of the main valley, according to Kohima Deputy Commissioner Mohammed Ali Shihab A.  Addressing a review meeting on the ongoing Dzükou Fire Operation on Wednesday, the DC stated that the spread of fire was reported by Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots who are also part of the fire fighting operations, a DIPR report stated. The report
  • Nagaland: Dzükou valley fire under control, say officials
    Kohima, December 31 (PTI): The blaze that erupted in the scenic Dzükou valley in Kohima district is under control and subsiding naturally, officials said on Wednesday. Indian Air Force choppers, however, would be used on Thursday to completely douse the fire, they said. The Dzükou valley, a tourists' favourite in Nagaland, had caught fire on Tuesday afternoon. OSD of Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority, Johnny Raungmei, said personnel from the SDRF, poli