• PAC submits representation to DC on double taxation by govt
    PAC volunteers at the inter-state New Field Check-post of the Nagaland government in Dimapur on day one (September 16) of the weeklong PAC campaign to check illegal taxation by government, extra-constitutional bodies and unions at various entry check-posts to the city.    ‘Campaign can become a state-wide mass movement’   Morung Express News Dimapur | September 17 Day two of the Public Action Committee’s (PAC) campaign to curb illegal collect
  • As Ayushman Bharat completes one year, only 28% of targeted families covered in Nagaland
    Factsheet of Nagaland's Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) as of June 14, 2019. (Photo Courtesy:https://www.pmjay.gov.in/node/833)   Around 3000 individuals have benefited its health scheme which provides insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh per family per year but awareness still remains low     DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 17 (MExN): As Ayushman Bharat or Healthy India, a Government of India flagship programme on health completes one year, around 3000 patients
  • Nagaland: News in brief
    PMEGP applicants of Kiphire informed Kiphire, September 17 (MExN): In view of less number of PMEGP applications in the PMEGP E-Portal, the Chairman, District Level Task Force Committee (DLTFC) has advised the general public of Kiphire district and the eligible applicants who are interested that they can apply/file their application online with their supportive documents to the respective agency NKVIB and DIC within 15 days from the date of publication of this information. This was s
  • Awareness has to come first on amended MV Act: Nagaland cop
    Some of the provisions under amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act 2019. (IANS Infographic)   Morung Express News Dimapur | September 10 As fear grips motorists across the country since the amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act 2019 came into effect on September 1, in Nagaland, stakeholders have called for sensitization campaign before it gets implemented here in the state. According to a police official in Dimapur, awareness has to come first. “The implementation has to be
  • Madhya Pradesh: 4 held with fake gun licences procured from Nagaland
    Image for representational purposes only. (pixabay.com)   Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh), September 10 (PTI): Police in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam have arrested four persons for allegedly possessing fake countrywide licenses to keep guns, an officer said on Tuesday.   During investigation, police found that these licenses were procured from far away Nagaland.   While two of the five licenses were found to be issued in name of persons other than those who were act
  • Wokha Dist feted for BBBP; Irani congratulates in Nagamese
    Deputy Commissioner of Wokha, Dr Manazir Jeelani Samoon receiving the award from the Union Minister for Women & Child Development and Textiles, Smriti Irani at the felicitation ceremony of Good ‘Performing States and Districts under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme’ in New Delhi on September 6. Wokha was among the ten districts in India felicitated for  undertaking “good work in generating awareness and outreach activities” under BBBP scheme. (Screengrab: @Minist
  • Tetseo Sisters: Redefining folk music of Nagaland
    Vishü Rita Krocha At a time when nobody believed that Naga Folk/folk fusion would be commercially viable and attract a paying audience, Tetseo Sisters emerged not only to fill the void but also became the cultural ambassadors of North East India. This, as they put across is the greatest challenge they faced in the initial stage of their career as “some people were afraid we would dilute the art and some couldn't believe that we had the insight into and knowledge about the songs
  • Nagaland Governor takes up status of road projects
    Governor of Nagaland, RN Ravi during his a meeting with the Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari at Transport Bhavan, New Delhi on August 29. (Photo courtesy: PRO to Governor)   Kohima, August 29 (MExN): Nagaland Governor, RN Ravi today took up the status review of 14 road projects under NHIDCL in Nagaland in a meeting with the Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari at Transport Bhavan, New Delhi.   A special focus on Dimapur
  • Nagaland: News in pictures
    The Governor of Nagaland, RN Ravi met the Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh at New Delhi on August 28. According to the PRO to Governor, the meeting discussed on security situation in North East especially on Nagaland. (Photo Courtesy: PRO to Governor)      
  • Major bureaucratic reshuffle effected in Nagaland
    Dimapur, August 27 (MExN): The Nagaland Government has affected a major reshuffle in the state bureaucracy on August 27 with “immediate effect.” The Chief Secretary, Temjen Toy IAS informed in a notification that the Governor of Nagaland has ordered the transfer and posting of the following IAS/NCS/Ex-cadre/NSS officers with immediate effect.     1. I Himato Zhimomi, Principal Secretary, Urban Development Department shall hold additional charge of Municipal Aff
  • Subroto Cup 2019: Nagaland beat CBSE to end campaign on a high note
    Nagaland score their fourth goals during the team's last league match against Vishvas Nav Sharda Public School (CBSE) at the ongoing Diamond Jubilee edition of the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament in New Delhi on August 24. (Morung Photo/screengrab)     Greenwood Higher Secondary School beat Haryana's Vishvas Nav Sharda Public School (CBSE) 5-0 but fails to proceed to quarters due to goal differences   Morung Express News Dimapur | August 2
  • Young Naga innovators showcase their creativity at 1st Tech Fest Nagaland
    The department of fashion technology Government Polytechnic Kohima presenting a model “Reimagine Nature” focussing on reducing, reuse, and recycle to beat plastic pollution by replacing biodegradable products at the 1st Tech Fest Nagaland 2019 held at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima from August 21-23.   Young Naga innovators from six Government Polytechnics of Nagaland displayed their creative innovations and projects at the 1st Tech Fest Nagaland 2019 on the t
  • Restriction on Patkai Bridge-New Chümoukedima extended with added conditions
    Debris from ongoing road construction of NH-29 near Patkai Bridge are seen in this photo. (Morung File Photo)   All movement will be restricted from 3-3:30 pm and 4:30-5 pm to facilitate the use of explosives, informs Dimapur DC   DIMAPUR, AUGUST 23 (MExN): Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur has extended the total restriction of all movement from Chathe River Bridge (Patkai Bridge) to New Chümoukedima (Pakala Pahar Bridge) from 10:30 pm to 5 am (the next day) with
  • Subroto Cup 2019: Walkover makes task harder for Nagaland
    The Nagaland U-14 Boys team (in blue-jersey) played out a goalless draw against BKSP Bangladesh during their opening match at the ongoing Subroto Cup International Football Tournament 2019 in New Delhi on August 21. (Morung Photo via screengrab)     Morung Express News Dimapur | August 23   With the Haryana Team giving the Subroto Cup International Football tournament a miss this edition, the U-14 team from Nagaland has a daunting task ahead for their
  • Subroto Cup 2019: Nagaland play out goalless draw against formidable BKSP Bangladesh
    A free-kick from Nagaland U-14 (in blue-jersey) narrowly misses the target during their inaugural match against BKSP Bangladesh at the ongoing Subroto Cup International Football Tournament 2019 in New Delhi on August 21. (Morung Photo/screengrab)   Morung Express News Dimapur | August 21     Nagaland U-14 team kicked off their Subroto Cup International Football Tournament 2019 campaign today on a positive note w
  • In biggest Subroto Cup yet, U-14 boys sole representatives from Nagaland
    Nagaland Youth Resources & Sports Advisor  Er Zale Neikha and officials with Nagaland team in Delhi on August 20.     Morung Express News  Dimapur | August 20  The Diamond Jubilee edition of International Football Tournament, the Subroto Cup, billed as the Asia’s largest youth football tournament—kicked off at the Ambedkar Stadium on August 20.  According the organiser, the tournament this year will see a record 112 teams, inclu
  • Don’t worry at all: Nagaland Governor ‘categorically’ assures
    Morung File Photo   ‘Article 371(A) is a solemn commitment,’ says RN Ravi   Kohima, August 6 (MExN): Downplaying apprehensions expressed over the implications of August 5 development in Jammu & Kashmir on Nagaland, the Governor RN Ravi today ‘categorically’ assured the people that Article 371(A) is “a sacred commitment.”    “I would like to categorically assure you all that you do not have to worry at all. Article 371(A) is a sole
  • Appeal to fight against trafficking
    WOKHA, July 30 (MExN): Wokha district observed World Day Against Trafficking In Person on July 30 at DBHSS Youth Centre organized by District Administration in collaboration with Mahila Shakti Kendra (MSK) and Sakhi-One Stop Centre. The programme was held under the theme ‘You Can Free Me.’   Theme speaker, Adv. Shanchobeni P Lotha, Project Assistant, WDLSA while addressing the gathering said the root causes of trafficking is poverty, lack of employment opportunities, l
  • Close co-ordination needed to combat human trafficking
    Kiphire District Administration and Office of the Superintendent of Police along with Mahila Shakti Kendra and Sakhi- One Stop Centre observed World Day Against Trafficking in Persons at Deluxe Point, Kiphire on July 30. (Morung Photo)     Morung Express News Kiphire | July 30 Students, public and leaders from various NGOs gathered at Deluxe Point, Kiphire to observed World Day Against Trafficking In Person under the theme ‘You can free me’ organized by Distri
  • ‘Be resilient towards uprising problem of human trafficking’
    Members of the SAKHI-One Stop Centre Mokokchung with Nagaland Police DEF Mokokchung personnel during the observance of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons held at New reserve DEF, Mokokchung on July 30. (Photo Courtesy: SAKHI-One Stop Centre Mokokchung)   Mokokchung, July 30 (MExN): SAKHI-One Stop Centre Mokokchung in partnership with Nagaland Police DEF Mokokchung observed World Day Against Trafficking in Persons under the theme ‘You can free me’ at New reserve DEF