Nagaland

  • ‘Health workers overwhelmed and worn out’: DH&FW officials 
    Officials shares challenges faced by the dept during ongoing crisis   Morung Express News Kohima | June 2 The Department of Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) today said a shortage of workforce is one of the biggest challenges it is currently confronting amidst the ongoing fight against COVID-19.  This was informed during an impromptu press conference today by the H&FW Minister, S Pangnyu Phom and officials from the Department at the BJP state office, K
  • Nagaland: CYF expresses concern on govt’s decision
    Dimapur, June 2 (MExN): The Chakhesang Youth Front (CYF) on Tuesday issued a press release stating that the state government’s decision to send all returnees, including those who tested positive and do not require hospitalization, to their respective districts, displayed “insensitive attitude and irresponsibility.”  The CYF “is greatly dismayed and hurt by the insensitive attitude and irresponsibility” of the Chief Minister towards the appeal and
  • Nagaland: No incidents of law and order on Tuesday
    Kohima, June 2 (MExN): Principal Secretary, Home, Abhijit Sinha in his report on the law and order situation in the state, informed that 5 violations of the lock down have been reported and 8 persons were bound on June 2. However, no incident of law and order has been reported. On essential goods, Sinha said that shops for essential goods including milk and medicines remained opened in all of the districts. There has been no shortage of food grains, groceries, milk and medicine in any
  • Nagaland: Kronu, Kikon designated as HPC’s spokespersons
    Kohima, June 2 (MExN): The State Cabinet has designated the Minister for Planning, Neiba Kronu and Advisor Information Technology, Science & Technology and New & Renewable Energy, Mmhonlumo Kikon as the Spokespersons of the High Powered Committee (HPC), constituted on June 1.  Reviewing the status of arrangements for COVID-19 pandemic on June 1, the Cabinet  formed the HPC co-chaired by the Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister respectively.  The Spokesper
  • Twenty Street FC donates foot operated hand washing assembles
    Twenty Street FC of Tuli town donated three foot operated hand washing assembles to District Administration Tuli on June 1 for use in quarantine centers. ADC Tuli said that this was the much needed item in quarantine centre and said that organisations, school, offices and NGOs can order from the club. ADC Tuli has also placed an order with the Twenty Street FC for setting up the same in ADC office Tuli. For more information one can contact the President or Secretary 9612219854 or 70059
  • Pfütsero Town Traders’ Union donates food items 
    Pfütsero Town Traders’ Union donated 50 bags of rice (25 kg each), 120 kg of dal and 1 bag of potato (55 kg) to the Kitchen Management Committee at Pfütsero on June 2. The donation was made towards the returnees who are staying in the Government quarantine centres under Pfütsero sub-division. (DIPR Photo)     
  • NYKS volunteers receive mask and latex surgical gloves
    Sub team of 12th BN NDRF Doimukh conducted sanitization drive in view of COVID-19 and gave away mask and latex surgical gloves to NYKS volunteers at Local Ground Kohima on June 2. (Photo Courtesy: 12th BN NDRF Doimukh) 
  • Nagaland Advisor for Prisons visits District Jail, Kohima
    Advisor for Prisons, Printing and Stationary, Nagaland L. Haiying visited the District Jail, Kohima on June 2 to oversee the preparation of the Jail against the Global Pandemic COVID-19. The Advisor also donated face masks and hand sanitizers and appraised the prison staffs to take the utmost precautionary measures while discharging their daily duties. The Advisor was accompanied by IG (Prisons), Nagaland Shri L. Thungdemo Lotha and Prison Head Quarter officials. (Photo Courtesy: Distr
  • NCCAF to organize collection of wild vegetables
    Dimapur, June 2 (MExN): Coinciding with the World Environment Day, the Nagaland Community Conserved Areas Forum (NCCAF) will be organizing collection of wild vegetables from their conserved areas and orchards, for the quarantine centres and the frontline workers on June 5.    “This venture is undertaken to share the blessings of our conserved areas and orchards with our people who are quarantined and also to show our solidarity with the frontline workers who are s
  • More Paid Quarantine Centres in Kohima 
    Kohima, June 2 (MExN): The Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Kohima has granted permit to the additional hotels for operation as Paid Quarantine Centres under Kohima Municipal Area, Kohima. The hotels include: Hotel Vivor, Hotel De-oriental Grand, Hotel Eastgate, Hotel Lavisto, Hotel Millennium, Hotel Grandeur and Hotel Holiday Old.    Terms and conditions:  •    Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Hotel Quarantine laid down by the Offic
  • NPCC counters NDPP’s ‘wild allegations’
    Dimapur, June 2 (MExN): The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) on Tuesday expressed shock at the ‘wild allegations’ of the ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), regarding the present state of poor infrastructure in the State. A press release from the NPCC Communication Cell took a jibe at the NDPP’s “wild allegations of blaming Congress governments of the past” and accused the NDPP of “conveniently forgetting that all m
  • NSUI appeals varsities to promote students without exams
    Dimapur, June 2 (MExN): The National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), Nagaland Unit has appealed to universities and autonomous colleges in Nagaland to end the uncertainty around university examinations by promoting students without conducting examinations. The appeal was made in separate letters to the Vice Chancellors of Nagaland University, St Joseph University, Dimapur; ICFAI University, Dimapur and principals of autonomous colleges – Patkai Christian College, St J
  • ‘What’s the plan?’ 
    JDU Nagaland asks state government    Dimapur, June 2 (MExN): The Janata Dal United (JDU) Nagaland on Tuesday requested the state government to focus on ‘post-lockdown policies’ and come out with its ‘planned road-map’ on easing the lockdown restrictions so as to bring back normalcy of lives and resumption of economic activities.  In a press release issued by its Information and Publicity Wing on June 2, the Party stated that the lockdo
  • Zunheboto gears up to receive returnees
    Morung Express News Zunheboto | June 2 A total of 3 quarantine centres with 170 beds have been prepared to receive returnees in Zunheboto town. In addition, there are also other centres in the subdivisions and the Lumami JNV School with the capacity of accommodating 160 persons. In Zunheboto town, the centres are located at Zunheboto Government College, Government Higher Secondary School and the Town Hall. It was informed that the district administration and the District Tas
  • Kikheto to continue as in-charge of Dimapur District
    Kohima, June 2 (MExN): The office of the Nagaland Chief Secretary has reiterated that Y Kikheto Sema, IAS, Agriculture Production Commissioner will continue to function as the in-charge of Dimapur District, from the Government level to coordinate COVID-19 related activities in consultation with Minister, Advisor or MLA in-charge of the district and in coordination with the District Administration, Police and Medical Department of the district.  An order from the Chief Secretary, T
  • BJP Nagaland commemorates one year completion of Modi 2.0
    Morung Express News Kohima | June 2 The Bharatiya Janata Party  (BJP) Nagaland today commemorated one year completion of Modi 2.0 Government. Held at the State BJP Office in Kohima, Y Patton, Deputy Chief Minister and Temjen Imna Along, Minister for Higher & Technical Education and Tribal Affairs addressed a press conference where they also launched the month long event commemoration program. Patton briefly highlighted the achievements of Modi 2.0 where he stat
  • ICAR-NRCM Nagaland celebrates 32nd Foundation Day 
    Medziphema, June 2 (MExN): ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun (ICAR-NRCM), Medziphema, Nagaland celebrated its 32nd Foundation Day on June 2. ICAR-NRCM is a pioneer in mithun research not only in the country but across the globe. Established in 1988, the institute has consistently worked to ensure systematic research and training in tribal areas of Northeast India, bring uniformity in feeding and breeding standards of mithun, popularise meat and milk of mithun and attain exce
  • NDPP Dimapur 3 reaches out to frontliners
    NDPP Dimapur 3 reached out to 1000 frontliners with light refreshments on June 2. “This is a small gesture of gratitude and support by NDPP Dimapur 3 to lift the spirits of all the brave frontline workers and the affected communities,” stated a press note issued by NDPP Dimapur 3. 
  • Awareness and sensitization programme on COVID-19 held
    Zacitalu Community Health Officer (CHO) of Chesezu Sub- Centre-Health and Wellness Centre (SC-HWC) along with ASHA of Chesezu village carried out awareness and sensitization programme on COVID-19 to the children staying at Vesa Children Home (Khuzani) on May 31. The children were informed and educated on how the virus of COVID-19 is spread, they were sensitized on the importance of social distancing, hand hygiene, cough etiquette and also to wear mask whenever they go out. Demonstratio
  • Mon civil societies discusses COVID-19 concerns  
    Mon, June 2 (MExN): A meeting was convened by Pohwang Konyak, Advisor Fire and Emergency Services, SIRD and Relief & Rehabilitation at DC’s conference hall, Mon on May 30.  A DIPR report stated that the house discussed on the preparedness of the district for the returnees, check the price fluctuations of essential commodities, transfer and movement of security forces from the outside of the state, involvement and coordination of churches in the dissemination of info