Nagaland

  • IIYF submits representations to DoHFW, PWD
    Zunheboto, April 9 (MExN): The Ikiye-Itovi Youth Front (IIYF) submitted representations to the department of Health and Family Welfare (DoHFW) and Public Works Department (PWD) on April 8 seeking redressal of ‘public grievances’. The official delegation led by Kavi Awomi, President IIYF met Principal Director, Health and Family Welfare Dr Kevichusa Medikhru at his office chamber.   A representation was submitted seeking provision of at least one ambulance
  • KDCVU against tax on developmental activities
    Kiphire, April 9 (MExN): The Kiphire District Commercial Vehicle Union (KDCVU) on Friday voiced strong support for the joint decision taken by the United Sangtam Likhum Pumji (USLP), Yimchunger Tribal Council (YTC) and Eastern Sumi Hoho (ESH) urging different Naga Political Groups (NPGs) to abstain from imposing taxation against developmental activities in Kiphire Aspirational District. It also affirmed its support to the three apex tribal bodies of Kiphire in their endeavor to stop
  • 4th batch State Disaster Response Force training underway
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The 4th batch dedicated State Disaster Response Force training for the Home Guards, Civil Defence and State Disaster Response Force personnel began at Central Training Institute (CTI) in Toluvi, Dimapur on April 7. 118 personnel from all the districts will be undergoing the training for the next 30 days, Chief Instructor CTI Toluvi informed in a press release on Friday. Earlier during the opening programme,  the Commandant General, L Bendang Lemtur,
  • LRD Director inspects projects in Zunheboto
    Zunheboto, April 9 (MExN): The Director of Land Resources Department, Renben Jami along with directorate officers visited various villages under Zunheboto district on April 5 and 6 to inspect ongoing projects. The team visited Ustomi, Natha Old, Surumi, Satami, Lukikhe, Khrimto, Rotomi and Philimi villages. During the tour, Renben urged the villagers to extend their support and cooperation to the department in implementing various projects in their villages. He assured that the d
  • Farmers trained on coffee cultivation practices
    Morung Express News  Tuensang | April 9 The department of Land Resources, Tuensang organized training on coffee cultivation practices and post harvest management at Chare village on April 9 which was also attended by coffee farmers from neighboring villages. Speaking at the occasion, Puso Thai, Assistant Inspector, Land Resources said taking up coffee as cultivation has lots of benefit as the crop is suitable in our region and it also has good market which is an additional
  • DSSU appeals for regular power supply during exams
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The Dimapur Sumi Students Union (DSSU) on Friday appealed the State power department for uninterrupted power supply in Dimapur in view of the ongoing HSLC/HSSLC examinations. Making a note of the instability of power supply in the district, the DSSU President L Kivipu Shohe and General Secretary N Mugha Aye said that the power outages ‘for most of the hours in a day’ for the past few days since the commencement of the examinations is hampering th
  • Dimapur district prepares to fight resurgence of COVID-19
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): The Deputy Commissioner Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan who is also the chairman of Dimapur District Task Force (DTF), convened a joint meeting of Dimapur DTF for COVID-19 and DTF for COVID-19 vaccination in the DC’s conference hall on April 9.  According to a DIPR report, chairing the meeting, noting the increase in number of COVID cases, the DC Dimapur stressed on the need and importance of preparedness against resurgence of COVID-19 in Dimapur di
  • Immanuel College hosts national seminar
    Dimapur, April 9 (MExN): One day national seminar on ‘a comprehensive study on new emergence and exploration of ethnobotany in North-East India’ was held at the college conference hall on April 9. It organised by Department of Botany in collaboration with the IQAC, Immanuel College under the sponsorship of the BSI (Botanical Survey of India). The seminar had two technical sessions comprising of five paper presenters and was chaired by Dr. Tarun Kumar Jana Principal Mount
  • Kohima DTF to reactivate COVID-19 related activities
    Kohima, April 9 (MExN): Kohima District Task Force (DTF) on COVID-19 took up various issues pertaining to COVID-19 surge situation in the district during its meeting held at DPDB's Conference Hall on April 7.  A DIPR report stated that the meeting was attended by Minister-in-charge for Kohima district on COVID-19, Minister for PWD Housing & Mechanical, Tongpang Ozukum and was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Kohima Gregory Thejawelie, NCS. Deliberating on COVID-19 surg
  • Drawing and painting competition held in Modern College 
    Kohima, April 9 (MExN): Modern College, Kohima in collaboration with Assam Rifles Kohima held a mass drawing and painting competition under the theme ‘One India Great India’ on April 8 in the college campus. The prizes for the competition were awarded by the Assam Rifles, Kohima. Altogether 268 students participated in the event, stated a press release issued by Modern College.  Kelevizo of BA 2nd Semester won the first prize; second prize- Yangliba Sangtam of BA
  • Tuensang Dist Planning and Development Board meeting held 
    Tuensang, April 9 (MExN): The Tuensang District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) meeting was held at DC’s Conference Hall on April 8. It was chaired by DC and Vice Chairman DPDB Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant, IAS. The members discussed the agenda on transferring Chingmelen, Helipong and Sipongsang villages from Sotokur EAC administrative circle to Tuensang District administrative circle. It decided to forward it to the government for further action, a DIPR report stated. 
  • IGNOU entrance tests on April 11
    Kohima, April 9 (MExN): Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) entrance tests for Management Programmes (Openmat-xlviii), B.Ed Programme and Post Basic B.Sc Nursing Programme will be held on April 11 (10:00 am to 1:00 pm).  According to IGNOU RC Kohima, Regional Director the test is being organized at 120 examination centres, accommodating 40,170 candidates.  The hall-tickets have already been uploaded on the university website www.ignou.ac.in The candidates
  • 5 yrs since govt’s notice, New Chingmei awaits its first PHC
    Moses Hongang Chang Tuensang | April 8 Nearly five years after the government’s notification to upgrade New Chingmei Sub-Centre (SC) to a Primary Health Centre (PHC) under Tuensang district, it still functions as a sub-centre. So far, not a single appointment has been made that would run the promised PHC.  New Chingmei is the centre-point of the Chingmei Range that covers six villages. The nearest village C/Saddle is 8 kms away and the farthest is Taknyu village, 24 k
  • GHSS Wokha in need of ‘major renovation’
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 8 (MExN): The Lotha Students Union (LSU) has informed the Nagaland Chief Minister of the need for major renovations at the Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Wokha.  In a representation to the CM, LSU President, Ashanthung Humtsoe and General Secretary, Pithungo Shitio said that the GHSS building located in Wokha town, constructed in the year 1968, has seen no major renovation since it was first constructed.  There are presently about 1,200 student
  • NE women bikers ‘breaking stereotypes’
    Morung Express News Kohima | April 8  Having traversed challenging and adventurous roads three, women bikers on a 7-day-tour across the North East, arrived in Kohima this afternoon. They include Nirmali Nath from Assam, Onen Nenty from Nagaland and Rosalynn Lushai from Mizoram. Their tour was formally flagged off on April 3 at Guwahati as they geared themselves to ride across the region under the theme ‘Breaking Stereotype and Redefining North East.’ With Nagala
  • NIDA members to take mass casual leave from April 12-14
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 8 (MExN): The Nagaland In-service Doctors’ Association (NIDA) has informed that it will escalate its agitation with its members taking mass casual leave from April 12 to 14. During this period, only emergency services will be available.  This was stated in a press release from Dr Thorhusie Katiry, Convenor, NIDA Core Committee on Superannuation and Dr E Phyantsuthung, President, NIDA.  The NIDA began their agitation on January 25 by wearing black ar
  • Nagaland: 5 new COVID cases
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 8 (MExN): Five cases of COVID-19 were reported in Nagaland on April 8. The Health Department’s bulletin informed that all the new cases are from Dimapur. Two of the new cases are returnees/travelers while 3 are traced contacts. The total caseload of the State now stands at 12,381. Meanwhile, 11,984 patients have recovered from the infection and there are now 147 active cases. 
  • Nagaland launches Padhna Likhna Abhiyan
    Our Correspondent Kohima | April 8 An adult education scheme called ‘Padhna Likhna Abhiyan’ under Ministry of School Education and Literacy, Government of India was launched in Nagaland on April 8. Advisor, School Education, Nagaland KT Sukhalu, flagged off the programme in a grand function organised by Directorate of School Education, Nagaland. Sukhalu said that literacy rate of the state of Nagaland is high in the country and at the same time the drop-out rate i
  • National Lok Adalat in Nagaland on April 10 
    Kohima, April 8 (MExN): National Lok Adalat (People’s Courts) under the aegis of the Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) will be held in all the district headquarters on April 10.  This is the 1st Quarterly Lok Adalat to be held in 2021-2021.  According to a press release issued by NSLSA, a total of 11 Lok Adalat Benches at district court premises will be set up by the District Legal Services Authority (DLSAs). Lok Adalat is one of the alternative d