Government of Nagaland

  • Nagaland: Government relents, rolls back COVID cess on fuel
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 23 After much uproar against the COVID-19 cess on petroleum products, the Government of Nagaland has informed of its decision to revoke the cess. The decision was taken in the State Cabinet meeting held on September 23, informed a press release by the Government.  Levied from April 29 earlier this year, the COVID cess increased the prices of diesel and petrol by Rs 5 and Rs 6 a litre respectively, “in addition to existing rat
  • Nagaland’s COVID-19 caseload crosses 5000-mark with 118 new cases 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 12 Nagaland’s COVID-19 caseload crossed 5000 mark to reach 5064 with 118 new infections from the virus on September 12.  “118 +ve cases of COVID-19 have been detected out of 609 samples received. 113 in Dimapur, 2 each in Kohima and Peren & 1 in Mon,” Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter. The Minister further informed that the State also recorded 31 recoveries on
  • Nagaland: 173 returning NP personnel test COVID positive
    Morung Express News Dimapur | September 10  After almost a month of reporting relatively low daily COVID-19 cases, Nagaland has witnessed a sharp surge in cases on September 9 and 10. On September 9, Nagaland reported 130 cases, the first since August 14 when the state last registered 3-digit figures (156 cases) in a day. It was followed up with 261 cases today. Accounting for over 40 percent of the total cases, the initial surge in cases was largely attributed to the armed
  • Nagaland: Revised passenger fare and guidelines for Longleng district issued
    Longleng, September 9 (MExN): In pursuance of the Government of Nagaland order date 31st August 2020, DC Longleng M Shayung Phom has informed that with regard to the movement of commercial vehicles, after due consultation with all the stakeholders, the following sumo/Taxi fare have been fixed under Longleng District. Tata sumo service from Longleng to the following destinations with maximum passenger allowed (50% of the total seat):  • Dimapur- Rs 1500  • Kohim
  • Nagaland Govt re-clarifies  on ‘self declaration form’
    Kohima, July 24 (MExN): The State Government on Friday clarified that the usage of term “underground organisations” in the July 7 office memorandum relating to furnishing of self declaration form by state government employees, “was conveyed by the Raj Bhavan.” Reiterating that the office memo was issued on the direction of the Governor, the clarification which was issued through the DIPR stated, “The State Government had used the term ‘Naga politi
  • COVID-19: Nagaland registers 9 more recoveries 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 11  Nagaland reported 9 more recoveries from COVID-19 on July 11 taking the total number of recoveries from 304 in the morning to 313 in the evening.   “9 more COVID-19 Patients have recovered from Tuensang Covid-19 Care Centre. However, they will be kept under strict surveillance,” updated State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom on Twitter at 3: 31 PM. However, the Minister also informed i
  • Nagaland: 9 out of 11 districts register COVID-19 cases; total tally at 743
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 11 The number of COVID-19 positive cases in the Nagaland increased to 743 Saturday morning with 11 fresh cases even as the infection spread further across the districts with Wokha reporting its first case on July 10. “Out of 310 samples tested, 11 more positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. 7 in Kohima, 3 in Mon & 1 in Mokokchung,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister informed on his Twitter update. Total S
  • Nagaland undertakes prog to scale up of lowland paddy
    Kohima, July 7 (MExN): The Directorate of Agriculture, Government of Nagaland organized one-day training and awareness programme on ‘scaling up of lowland paddy’ at its Conference Hall on July 7.  Director of Agriculture, M Ben Yanthan addressing the programme said that the scheme was a new programme under RKVY (Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana) scheme inorder to enhanced food production in the State. Yanthan said that in Nagaland only few crops are in commercia
  • COVID-19:  Nagaland registers 60 more recoveries
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | July 7  Nagaland reported 60 more recoveries from COVID-19 while another 8 more fresh cases were confirmed on Tuesday everning, according to a State health authority.   “60 more COVID-19 Positive Patients have recovered. 59 from COVID-19 Care Centre, Peren & 1 from Kohima. However, they will be kept under strict surveillance,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom informed in an update on T
  • Nagaland: 11 new COVID-19 cases, total at 636 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 7 Nagaland confirmed 11 fresh COVID-19 cases Tuesday morning taking the State’s total to 636. “Out of 313 samples tested, 11 fresh positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. 10 from Mon & 1 from Kohima,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter  According to the Minster’s tweet, the State status as of 11: 50 AM, on July 7 were as follow: Positive Cases - 636; Act
  • COVID-19: 35 new cases in Nagaland; total at 625
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 6  After 32 fresh positive COVID-19 cases in the morning, another 3 were reported in the evening taking the total number of cases in Nagaland to 625 on July 6. “3 new fresh cases of COVID-19 positive have detected in Dimapur,” State Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom updated on Twitter.  Earlier in the morning, the Minister informed that “fresh positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.&
  • 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
  • Government consults NSF and ENSF on Nagaland Staff Selection Board modalities
    Kohima, July 1 (MExN): The Nagaland state Government convened a consultative meeting with NSF and ENSF officials on July 1 in the secretariat conference hall to discuss on the issue pertaining to Nagaland Staff Selection Board (NSSB). The meeting, chaired by Chief Secretary, Government of Nagaland, Temjen Toy, was attended by NSF and ENSF officials, Commissioner and Secretary P&AR and other state Government officials.  According to NSF press statement, the members de
  • With 42 new cases Nagaland's COVID-19 count crosses 500 mark 
    Morung Express News Dimapur | July 1 With the state reporting 42 new positive cases, Nagaland's COVID-19 tally crossed 500 mark on July 1. The new cases were reported from quarantine centres in Peren, Phek, Kohima and Dimapur taking the total tally to 501.  However, the state also reported 14 recoveries on Wednesday from Dimapur district - 10 from Assam Riflles Hospital, Sukhovi, Dimapur and 4 from Dimapur COVID-19 Hospital. With this, the t
  • Nagaland:  17 new cases reported, COVID-19 tally rises to 451
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 29  Seventeen news cases were reported from Nagaland Monday evening taking the state’s total COVID-19 tally to 451. The latest addition came from Tuensang Quarantine centre,  a state health authority informed.  “17 fresh positive cases of COVID-19 have detected in Tuensang QC,” informed Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom on a Twitter update at 6:30PM on June 29.  E
  • Nagaland records 4 more recoveries; actives cases at 266
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 29 Four more patients recovered from COVID-19 on June 29, according to an official update in the afternoon.  “4 more COVID-19 +ve patients have recovered. 3 from Dimapur & 1 from Kohima,” updated Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom on Twitter at around 2PM on Monday.   Earlier, the COVID-19 total tally in Nagaland increased to 434 in the morning with 19 new positive cases. The new ca
  • Nagaland reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 434   
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 29 The COVID-19 total tally in Nagaland increased to 434 Monday morning with 19 new positive cases. The new cases included one from Peren quarantine centre while the rest were reported from Jakhama, probably the Army Cantonment, where first cases were reported last week. “19 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have reported out of 322 samples tested. 18 from Jakhama QC & 1 from Peren QC,” updated Nagaland Health and Family Welfar
  • COVID-19 cases exceed bed count in Mon, Peren COVID Hospitals
    COVID Care Centres come to the rescue   Morung Express News Dimapur | June 28 COVID Care centres in Mon and Peren have come to the rescue as COVID-19 cases exceed the available number of beds in the district COVID Hospitals. Health officials in Mon and Peren districts informed that the positive patients in the districts are being accommodated in the COVID Care Centres (CCCs) and as of now, there is no shortage of beds in the district COVID Hospitals. As per u
  • 25 new cases; COVID-19 tally crosses 400 mark in Nagaland
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 28 A total of 25 new positive cases were reported from Nagaland Sunday morning taking the State's COVID-19 tally to 412.  “25 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have been reported out of 609 samples tested,” updated State Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom in a tweet on June 28.  As per the 9:40AM update, the new case included 20 from Dimapur, 3 from Kohima and 2 from Peren Dimapur quarantine centres.
  • Nagaland COVID-19: 223 active cases, 164 recovered
    Dimapur, June 27 (MExN): 16 new COVID-19 cases were added to Nagaland’s tally of active cases while the two recoveries were reported, according to updates from the State’s health authority on Saturday. The new cases included 12 from Mon quarantine centres and 4 from Dimapur. The recoveries were reported from Dimapur. As of June 27 evening, the total number of active cases stood at 223, out of which 218 cases were asymptomatic while 5 others were mild symptomatic c