Nagaland

  • Assam Rifles carry out civic activities
    Shamator, November 29 (MExN): Shamator Assam Rifles battalion under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) carried out a focussed awareness drive and campaign targeting the remote villages of Tuensang and Noklak district. According to a press release from HQ IGAR (N), local medical authorities and village councils were also incorporated to obtain maximum coverage and to effectively spread awareness about COVID-19 protocols. This endeavour has made villages aware about the importance of social
  • Nagas going through a transitional time: Kronu
    Kuzhalhu Zawe conducts 18th general session Our Correspondent Kohima | November 29  The Kuzhalhu Zawe (KZ) conducted its 18th general session cum pre-golden jubilee celebration at Pfutsero town on November 28 with Neiba Kronu, Minister for Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs as the speaker. Addressing the gathering, Kronu stated that Nagas are going through a transitional time at this juncture and acknowledged that the Government of India
  • Naga Kuotsu Union celebrates golden jubilee
    Kohima, November 29 (MExN):  The Naga Kuotsu Union celebrated its golden jubilee on November 28 under the theme ‘Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: One Family’ at Kuozhüzou, Kohima. The golden jubilee monolith dedication and thanksgiving prayer was done by Rev Fr Neisalhou Carolus Kuotsu, Vicar General, Kohima Diocese while Leo Kuotsu Solo unveiled the monolith and pronounced the blessings. Peter Kuotsu, Vice President of Naga Kuotsu Union led the programme. &nb
  • SJU Dimapur holds webinar on ‘Sticking with Chemistry’
    DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 29 (MExN): The Department of Chemistry, St Joseph University, Dimapur organized an international webinar on ‘Sticking with Chemistry’ on November 27. The event started with a prayer song.  Dr K Raja, organizing secretary, welcomed the participants and resource persons of the webinar. He thanked Dr D Gannadurai, Vice Chancellor; Dr J Rabort Edwin Chester, Registrar; Dr Ranjan Kumar Bekara, Dean of Academics and Dr M Arockia Doss, Head of Department
  • DAWN general body meeting held
    Wokha, November 28 (MExN): The second general body meeting of the District Anglers Wokha Nagaland (DAWN) cum angling competition was held at the Etlingera Patch, Doyang Wokha on November 28. C Hachio Patton, senior Personal Secretary to Deputy CM and Advisor DAWN released the constitution of DAWN during the meeting and later handed over the first prize which was bagged by Aphamo Khuvung. During the general body meeting, KN Mhonthung Lotha, President of DAWN recalled that a few an
  • Workshop on gender sensitivity held in Longleng
    LONGLENG, NOVEMBER 29 (MExN): In view of 16 days of activism against gender based violence, District Administration BBBP, MSK & OSC Longleng conducted an awareness and senitization program for men folk at Bhumnyu Baptist Church, Longleng on November 28. Nyangyungsangla, Counsellor, OSC spoke on the significance of the 16 days activism observed all over the world. Monyei Phom, Panel Lawyer gave brief explanation on women's legal rights. She also encouraged the gathering to al
  • Nagaland: News in Brief
    A Kevichusa Citizenship Award 2020 Kohima, November 29 (MExN): The Kevichusa Foundation will be presenting the A Kevichusa Citizenship Award 2020 on November 30 at RCEMPA Jotsoma at 12:00 noon. The KCA has been instituted by the foundation to celebrate and promote the idea and ideal of citizenship. The award is to annually recognize an individual or group from  Nagaland that has consistently championed, demonstrated and embodied the ideal of citizenship and unwaveringly sought
  • No let up in detection of cases in the community
    Health Dept calls for greater caution as festive December approaches    Morung Express News Dimapur | November 28 As Nagaland continues to report high COVID-19 incidence, the health department called for greater community caution. The cautioning assumes significance with festive December nearing and data pointing to higher frequency of detection of positive traced contacts in the community and higher hospital admissions with symptoms.   As per the latest COVID
  • NSF opposes ENSF’s ‘exorbitant demands’ on job reservation
    Kohima, November 28 (MExN): The Naga Students’Federation (NSF) on Saturday, opposed the demand for 45% reservation in the Nagaland Staff Selection Board (NSSB) made by the Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF).  Voicing its opposition in a letter to the Chief Minister, the NSF stated that under the existing reservation policy, 25% has been allotted to eastern Nagaland tribes, 6% to Chakhesang/Pochury, 4% to Zeliang, 2% to Sumi of Kiphire and 4% to persons with di
  • ENSF to lock down govt offices, restrict movement of govt vehicles
    Kohima, November 28 (MExN): As part of its indefinite agitation, the Eastern Naga Students’ Federation (ENSF) has informed that it will lock down government offices and restrict movement of government-registered vehicles in the five eastern districts of Nagaland from November 30.  The announcement comes two days after the federation announced an indefinite agitation against the state government for not fulfilling its demands related to Nagaland Staff Selection Board (NSSB
  • Nagaland PWD Housing dept reacts to M’laya govt’s proposal on Medical Lodge site
    Kohima, November 28 (MExN): The Nagaland (PWD) Housing department on Saturday expressed shock to come across the proposal of Urban Affairs Department, Meghalaya Government for swapping of land where Nagaland Medical Lodge construction is ongoing (under construction) opposite of NEIGRIHMS, Shillong. “Nagaland (PWD) Housing Department has all the legal papers basing on which land was bought on lease for 30 years and few item of works already executed. Therefore Urban Affairs Dep
  • NSCN (IM) United Sangtam Region postpones 25th anniversary prog
    Tuensang, November 28 (MExN): The United Sangtam Region (USR), NSCN/GPRN on Saturday informed that the scheduled 25th anniversary programme which was to be held on December 4 at Chimonger village has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic Any information regarding the new date will be announced via press release, Moses Sangtam, Deputy Kilonser, Genseral Secretary Planning Committee informed. The USR acknowledged the initiatives taken by all concerned and hoped that things wo
  • DC Dimapur notifies on road closure
    Dimapur, November 28 (MExN): The Dimapur district administration has notified that there would be total restriction of movement from Chathe River Bridge (Patkai Bridge) to Kukidolong from 7:00 am of November 29 to 5:00 am on November 30. The restriction is necessitated to facilitate speedy completion of four lane construction works and as a precautionary measure to prevent any injury, loss of life and damage to property, Dimapur DC Rajesh Soundararajan stated in a notice on Saturday
  • ADC Kohima informs on road diversion
    Kohima, November 28 (MExN): Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Kohima, Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa NCS has informed that in order to facilitate site cutting for the ongoing four-lane construction between Kohima to Dimapur at the stretch below CRPF Camp Sechu-Zubza and in the interest of public safety, all vehicular movement at the aforementioned stretch shall remain closed from 7:00 am on November 29 to 5:00 am on November 30. All vehicular movements shall, however, be allowed at the
  • Nagaland News File
    Preparation for Statehood Day in Longleng  Longleng, November 28 (MExN): Preparation for celebration of Statehood Day on December 1 is underway in both Longleng District Hq, and Tamlu sub-division. In a press release Deputy Commissioner M Shayung Phom (NCS), stated that the occasion will be observed in accordance with all guidelines/protocols issued by the government. He further directed all heads of office to attend the ceremony at DCs office complex positively. 75th NNC An
  • Tobu Area Teachers’ Association turns 25
    Mon, November 28 (MExN): Tobu Area Teachers’ Association (TATA) celebrated silver jubilee with the theme ‘teaching is a mission’ at Tobu HQ on November 27.   EAC Tobu Tsidi, NCS graced the occasion as the special guest. He highlighted the role and responsibilities of teachers in shaping the society and how the teachers play an important role in moulding the young minds of the area. He encouraged the association to set a target among the teaching community so t
  • Raj Das to head Kohima Dist BJP Minority Morcha
    Our Correspondent Kohima | November 28 Raj Das have been inducted as president of Kohima District BJP Minority Morcha here today in the presence of State Minority Morcha president Deep Kumar. Nagaland BJP chief spokesperson Kuputo Shohe graced the occasion as the guest speaker. He appreciated the role of minority morchas in the state, and encouraged them to work hard and excel more in the coming days toward progressive growth of BJP in Nagaland. Shohe also congratulated the new
  • ‘Need to activate Village Disaster Management Authority’
    Kohima, November 28 (MExN): The need to activate Village Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) as it can play a vital role in Disaster Risk Reduction at the community level was highlighted at the District Disaster Management Authority Conclave held on November 27.  The District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Conclave was conducted by Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) at NSDMA Conference Hall, Kohima.  Speaking at the conclave held in virtual mode
  • ‘Health and education vital for village to develop’
    Peren, November 28 (MExN): The recognition programme of Beisumpuiram village by the Government of Nagaland was held on November 28 with Deputy Commissioner of Peren, Sentiwapang Aier, NCS as the special guest. Beisumpuiram village is under Ahthibung Sub-Division in Peren District.  According to a DIPR report, the village was established on May 17, 2006 and was recognised by the Government of Nagaland on October 12, 2017. Former Chief Minister of Nagaland and Present Leader of O
  • Ura Academy hosts thanksgiving service
    Kohima, November 28 (MExN): The Ura Academy, Kohima held a thanksgiving service to observed its 50th seminar and 50th year Presidentship of Dr Shürhozelie Leizietsü on November 27 under the theme ‘Tenyidie Language Policy’ with Rev Rheiliebeiü (Beilieü) Shüya, Ura Academy Advisory board as the chief guest.  A monolith was inaugurated by Rev VK Nuh, Advisory Board Member in gratitude to Dr Shürhozelie Liezietu for shouldering the respons