Nagaland

  • 115 MT of garbage collected daily in Dimapur
    Bioremediation at DMC dumping site helps, but 50 lakh MT of legacy waste poses huge challenge Morung Express News  Dimapur | February  25 Even as the Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) works to manage waste within its jurisdiction in the State’s commercial capital, the task ahead remains enormous.  The DMC collects garbage from 96 colonies within its jurisdiction including market places. An average of almost 115 Metric Tonnes (MT) of garbage is collected dai
  • Union H&FW Minister Harsh Vardhan in Nagaland
    Visits CIHSR, no inspection of half-done district Hospital  Morung Express News Dimapur | February 25 Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan reached Nagaland today. Dr Vardhan, on a 3-day visit to the state, will fly to Mon on February 26 from Dimapur to attend the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Mon medical college. Dr Vardhan is also scheduled to make an inspection of the medical college construction in Kohima after the programme. 
  • Sekrenyi – Looking beyond celebration
    Morung Express news Kohima | February 25 Many of the rituals and practices that accompany the ‘purification’ festival or Sekrenyi, also called Phousanyi of the Angami Nagas are fast ending gradually reducing the festival to mere occasions for feasts and an opportunity to adorn traditional attires. The significance of the ‘purification’ festival as narrated by elders is however ‘solemn and ritualistic’ following a sequence of events. Dr Vilhusa
  • Nagaland: 6 new COVID cases, 1 recovery
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 25 (MExN): Six new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Nagaland on February 25. The new cases include 5 from Kohima and 1 from Dimapur. They include 3 from the armed forces/security personnel, 1 returnee and 2 traced contacts. The Health Department’s bulletin informed that one new recovery from Dimapur was also reported on Thursday. With this the total caseload of the State now is 12,198. A total of 11,942 patients have recovered, leaving 13 active cases
  • Shops to close from 6 am to 4 pm today
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 25 (MExN): Shops in Nagaland will remain closed from 6:00am to 4:00pm on February 26 in support of the nationwide 1 day Bharat Vyapar bandh. However, there is no restriction on movement of vehicles.
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  • Mkg DC on unauthorized buildings along NH-02
    Mokokchung, February 25 (MExN):  Taking note of the construction of buildings and structures along the NH-02 stretch Deputy Commissioner (DC) Mokokchung, Limawabang Jamir has directed all concerned individuals to refrain from carrying out any further unauthorized developmental activities over the land within the RoW.   “Some individuals are constructing Buildings/Structures along the  NH-02 stretch starting from Km 135.00 (Alichen) to Km 147.00 (Sewak Gate), Km
  • Mon: Traffic regulation for Union Minister's visit
    Mon, February 25 (MExN): On account of the Union Minister (Health & Family Welfare) Dr Harsh Vardhan’s visit to the district on February 26, Mon Superintendent of Police (SP) Imnalensa Ao has issued a temporary traffic regulation for smooth vehicular movement.  The following locations have been notified as ‘No Entry Zones’ till the departure of the VVIP from Mon Town: a.    No entry of vehicles from Konyak Union Office junction to Private S
  • Training for monitoring and collection of field data imparted
    Dimapur, February 25 (MExN): A four-day training on 'WebGIS Portal and Mobile Application for Monitoring and Collection of Field Data' under Nagaland Forest Management Project was organized from February 22 to 25 at Forest Office complex in Dimapur under the supervision of DFO Dimapur and Longleng Biezo Suokhrie. The WebGIS portal and mobile application, designed at par with global standards are developed under the supervision of the Vedpal Singh IFS - Project Director (M&am
  • CMHP conducts training for second batch of Anganwadi workers
    Dimapur, February 25(MExN): The second batch of 18 Anganwadi workers under Chümoukedima Block were trained and oriented on various topics by staff of Community Mental Health Programme (CMHP) under Prodigals’ Home and Senior Supervisor of Women Helpline 181 Nagaland at Chümoukedima on February 25. In the first session, resource persons Akovi, Nitoka, Sentimenla, Yangerjungla and K Sani under CMHP, trained the Anganwadi workers on the concept of mental health and menta
  • Jungle fire in  Medziphema
    Dimapur, February 25 (MExN): A jungle fire broke out at Central Institute of Horticulture Medziphema, Dimapur on February 24. According to a press release from the Directorate of Fire & Emergency Services Nagaland, on receiving a fire call at 2:39 pm on February 24, a fire and emergency services team from Fire Station Chümoukedima led by Duty Commander ASI Thangpong Khiamniungan proceeded to control the fire. Fire tenders along with sufficient equipment and fire personne
  • Applications invited for selection of SEP beneficiaries in Mon
    Mon, February 25 (MExN): The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) and Chairman of the District Urban Development Agency (DUDA) Mon, Rahul Mali on February 22 issued a notification inviting applications for selection of beneficiaries of Self Employment Programme (SEP) for both SEP (Individual) and (Group) under National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) for the year 2020-21. The candidates are to submit their details to DUDA Mon along with an application fee of Rs 50 from February 24 t
  • Free Being Me: Workshop on body confidence held in Wokha
    Wokha, February 25 (MExN): A one-day workshop on ‘Free Being Me – Action Body Confidence’ (FBM-ABC) and online youth membership (OYM) organized by BS&G Wokha was held at WDVDBA & WDVCCA Multipurpose building on February 25.  During the workshop Imlikala, State Coordinator, explained the concept to the participants and encouraged them to feel proud and happy about their appearance. This workshop will immensely boost body confidence and support children
  • Farmers trained on value addition of agricultural and horticultural crops
    Dimapur, February 25 (MExN): The Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), Mokokchung conducted a two-day State farmers training from February 18 to 19 on ‘Value Addition of Agricultural and Horticultural crops’ in Dimapur. 10 farmers along with 7 ATMA staff led by Sentinaro Longchar, Deputy Project Director, ATMA, Mokokchung attended the training. On the first day, hands-on demonstration on value addition and food processing was conducted with Neisetuonuo Deb
  • CNC mourns demise of late Rev Dr John A Sundquist
    Dimapur, February 25 (MExN): The Council of Nagalim Churches (CNC) has mourned the demise of Rev Dr John A Sundquist, former executive director of American Baptist International Ministries (IM) who passed away on February 21 at Bethany Beach in Swayer, Michigan, USA. In a condolence message, Ikato Chishi Swu, General Secretary, CNC said that late Rev Dr John “was a passionate missionary, a peacemaker and a person who had a heart for providing justice, liberty, and upliftment o
  • Meeting to discuss domestic Cargo Operation
    Dimapur, February 25 (MExN): The Director General, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India has approved for security vetting/security clearance for domestic Cargo Operation from the Terminal Building of Dimapur Airport. In this connection, Dr R Elithung Lotha, Director of Horticulture, Kohima informed that a meeting of the stakeholders will be held on February 26 at 10:30 am at Hotel Saramati, Dimapur to deliberate on sending of Naga
  • NFHRCC emergency meeting on Feb 27
    Dimapur, February 25 (MExN): The Nagaland Foothills Road Co-ordination Committee (NFHRCC) has informed all members that an emergency meeting will be held on February 27 at 11:00 am at the NFHRCC based office, Kher Mahal in Dimapur. NFHRCC in a press release informed that the meeting has been called to discuss the issue of the Doyang Bridge Construction at Governor's Liphanyan. Therefore, all tribal committee members are requested to attend the “crucial” meeting without
  • ‘Nagaland incomplete without Eastern Nagas’: CM
    ENPO celebrates silver jubilee Mon, February 24 (MExN): Nagaland Chief Minister (CM) Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday acknowledged the ‘crucial and central’ role of people in the eastern regions of the State and said that they add to the rich diversity and the proud culture and heritage of the Naga people. “Nagaland and the Naga society will never be complete without the eastern Nagas,” he stated. The CM was speaking at the silver jubilee celebration programme
  • Rise in hotels and restaurants in Nagaland: Survey
    Our Correspondent Kohima | February 24 In the recent years, there has been a rise in the growth of hotels and restaurants in Nagaland. This was largely due to the growth in travel and tourism industry especially with the promotion of Hornbill festival by the State government, according to the survey on Hotels and Restaurants conducted by the Economics and Statistics department, Nagaland.  The report stated that this sector is reported to have contributed 6.8% to the Gros