Nagaland

  • “Yim Meimer” the 8-Day Rural Camp
    MSW students at Salulamang village, Mokokchung district during the seven days rural camp held under the theme “Yim Meimer” (Lover of the village).Dimapur, April 24 (MExN): As part of MSW (Master of Social Work) curriculum, a seven days rural camp was organized by the 2nd Semester students of MGCSW from April 14 to 21 at Salulamang village in Mokokchung district. The theme of the camp was “YIM MEIMER” (Lover of the village) and the slogan was “…to str
  • School children avails free spectacles
    Students along with deputy CMO Tuensang Dr. Thanghoi (second row 4rd from left), Opthalmic Assistant Likok Sangtam (4rd row extreme right) and teachers from GHSS Noklak. Dimapur, April 24 (MExN): The medical department Tuensang distributed free spectacles to school children under the National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) on April 13 at Noklak. Speaking to students and teachers at Government Higher Secondary School Noklak, Deputy CMO Tuensang, Dr. Thanghoi asserted tha
  • NSF gears up for 24th general conference
    Preparations underway for the forthcoming 24th general conference of the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) scheduled at Pfutsero in Phek district. The conference will be hosted by Chakhesang Students’ Union from April 27 to 29 under the theme “Reaching Out.” Kohima | April 24 : Massive preparation is on for the forthcoming its 24th general conference of the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) scheduled at Pfutsero in Phek district. The conference will be hosted
  • Government school toppers exposure trip concludes
    Class 8 toppers of Government schools at Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary exposure trip organized by SSA, SMA from April 13 to 17.  Kohima, April 24 (DIPR): An exposure trip was organized by SSA, SMA for class 8 toppers of Government schools from all districts in Nagaland from April 13 to 17 under the theme “Towards Excellence”. Altogether 54 students took part in the exposure trip along with 11 guides and seven SMA staff. This year, the students were taken to Kaziranga, A
  • ‘Music occupies a priority place in our secular and religious life’
    Dimapur, April 24 (MExN): John mission ministry organized concert on April 22, 2011 at IMC hall Dimapur, with the theme “The Cross Connection”.  Tali Angh was the guest of honour, while K.  A press note issued by Yanger Aier, Director John mission ministry, stated that Shilu Sangtam, NPF president Dimapur, graced the occasion as the chief guest. Shilu, in his speech thanked the organizer and also encouraged all the upcoming singers in Nagaland. He conveyed in his
  • LOCAL Briefs
    DSSU meeting on April 26Dimapur, April 24 (MExN): The Dimapur Sumi Students’ Union (DSSU) has convened a meeting on April 26, 2011 at 1:00 pm, at its Union Banker, Notun Basti. The meeting will deliberate for the upcoming 36th DSSU general conference. Therefore, the Union has requested to all the conference committees members, advisors and the executive council to attend the meeting positively. This was informed in a press note issued by Hutoshe Kits, organizing secretary, DSSU.
  • 10,000 saplings planted to stabilize landslide
    Dimapur, April 23 (MExN): As part of landslide stabilization activity and also as part of the Earth Day celebrations, the Forest Department and the Border Roads Organisation undertook joint plantation in the old KMC dumping site along the National Highway- 39 on the Thursday last.DFO, Kohima Division Temjen informed in a press release that altogether around 50 participants from the two different organizations took part in the plantation. The BRO was led by Col. Maladi, Commander, 15-BR
  • Dept of IT&C conduct e-Governance study tour
    The team during their visit to a Solid Waste Management facility as part of the e-Governance Study Tour conducted by Department of Information Technology and Communication.  KOHIMA, APRIL 23 (MExN): An e-Governance Study Tour for a 15 member team was conducted from April 3-11, 2011 in Singapore and Bangkok respectively by the Department of Information Technology and Communication. They were highly impressed with the effective use of Information Communication Technology for provisi
  • Churches urged to include socio-economic message in sermons
    Dimapur, April 23 (MExN): Additional Secretary, Finance, Kikheto Yepthomi in a matter of factly statement made at a function today said, churches must not only preach about salvation but also include socio-economic messages in sermons. Speaking at the thirteenth graduating ceremony of New Life Bible College (NLBC), Dimapur, he said churches must also talk about society and include the message of dignity of labour, peace, unity and love. Yepthomi also felt that churches must not focus t
  • ‘Appoint teacher for environmental science’
    Dimapur, April 23 (MExN): The chairman of Green Sons Jessy Murry gave a short speech Green Succession of Nagaland State (Green Sons) at the general meeting of Nagaland College Principals’ Forum which was held at Eastern Christian  College, Dimapur on April 21. The chairman appealed to the principals of all Nagaland colleges to give proper knowledge and guidance to the students for protection of wild life and plantation of trees and calls for a halt to exploitation of mother
  • KSU elects new team of office bearers
    Dimapur, April 23 (MExN): The three days, 64th Konyak Students’ Union (KSU) General Conference concluded on April 21. During the conference, the election for the new team of office bearers were elected with President – Methna Konyak, Vice President – S. Joseph Konyak , Asstt. General Secretary – Tingkei Konyak, Finance Secretary – P. Manpha Konyak , Games & Sports Secretary – T. Pujat Konyak , Social & Cultural Secretary – Yangan Konyak
  • Rehabilitation camp for disabled persons from Apr 25
    Kohima, April 23 (DIPR): A 5-day Rehabilitation Camp for Disabled persons under ADPI scheme for Kohima District will be conducted from April 25 to 29 at Naga Hospital Kohima (NHK) where selected disabled persons will provide assistive aids/appliances.   The ensuing camp will cover disabled persons from 15 years of age and above. However, individuals who do not fall for the said age group of 15 years and above but want to avail the free medical assessment are free to come and
  • ANSTGA informs tea plantation subsidy beneficiaries
    Dimapur, April 23 (MExN): The All Nagaland Small Tea Growers’ Association (ANSTGA) stated that it has through several representations to the concerned authorities have sought for settlement of back log subsidy after conducting proper survey. A press note issued by  D Hukiye Kibami, president and I Imi Yaden, general secretary ANSTGA stated, “However, the Tea Board have started issuing cheques based on survey which was opposed by the ANSTGA being unreliable as the same
  • LOCAL Briefs
    DC Kohima informs Kohima, April 23 (DIPR): Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Bei-u Angami has informed that all Conveners of Village Vision Cell (VVC) of Kohima District that a 2nd phase sensitization programme on ‘Back to the Roots’ will be held on April 26 at 11 am in the Conference Hall of the D.C Kohima. T. A and packed lunch will be borne by the DPDB Kohima. The Conveners of each Village Vision Cell in Kohima District are requested to attend the programme positively.Diphupa
  • Caught In The Act
    In an impromptu visit to the Dimapur District Hospital, The Morung Express met students of Servanthood Bible College Dimapur playing Good Samiratans on the occasion of Good Friday. Led by vice principal Atula and Chaplain Narola, around 40 students of the College prayed for the sick and gifted an illustrated copy of ‘The Life of Christ’ and a chocopie each. (Morung Photo)
  • Final declaration on 33% reservation after dists round up
    Wokha, April 21 (DIPR): Urban Development & Higher Education, Minister Dr. Shurhozelie visited Wokha on April 20 and held a consultative meeting regarding the 33% Women Reservation at the DC’s Conference’s Hall with NGOs, Kyong Hoho, Kyong Eloe Hoho, Kyong Students Union, Chambers of Commerce, DB’s and Senior Citizens. While speaking, he emphasized the reservation policy to be implemented by the government of Nagaland and gave a brief introduction of Town Council
  • Everything is under surveillance: RO Mkg
    Mokokchung, April 21 (DIPR): District election officer & Returning Officer, Mokokchung, Lithrongla G. Chishi held a meeting with political parties, contesting candidates and Election Agent of 26-Aonglenden Assembly Constituency in connection with the Maintenance of Accounts of Election Expenditure by the candidate at D.C’s conference Hall on April 21. Addressing the meeting DEO & RO appealed to all political parties, candidates and their agents and supporters to strictly
  • Literacy rate of Mon a matter of concern
    Mon, April 21 (DIPR): The Deputy Commissioner, Mon Dinesh Kumar, IAS challenged the new team of Office Bearers of the Konyak Students Union (KSU) to improve the literacy rate of the district. He was addressing at the 2nd day of the 64th General Conference of the Konyak Students Union, at Council hall on April 20. Highlighting the latest literacy rate of the state where Mon district is far behind with the rest of the district with 56.47%, he said it is a matter of concern for each and e
  • Khing unveil RSU monolith
    DIMAPUR, APRIL 21 (MExN): Parliamentary Secretary for Horticulture, R. Khing unveiled a monolith at Rengmapani village, under Niuland sub-division on Thursday, April 21. The structure was erected courtesy the Rengma Students’ Union (RSU). “To foster Unity & understanding with the neighbouring villages/tribes and preserve the historical identity and event of Rengmapani, this monolith is reconstructed by Rengma Students’ Union (RSU)”, read the message chiseled
  • SABLA scheme implemented in 3 dists
    Dimapur, April 21 (MExN): The Ministry of Women & Child Development has initially selected three districts in Nagaland viz; Tuensang, Mon and Kohima for implementing the central scheme “Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowering Adolescent Girls” (SABLA). The prospect of expansion in the other district will depend on the success of these pilot projects. The scheme aims to address the problems of young adolescent girls by way of facilitating them to avail nutritional needs. The