Nagaland

  • Improve health infra in interior areas, HC tells Nagaland Govt
    • Compensation modifed in maternal rights violation case • Rs 2 lakh addition as ‘caution’ to State authorities Morung Express news Kohima | June 14 The Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench has called for a ‘concerted effort’ from those in authority to ensure improved healthcare infrastructure for the poor and underprivileged in the State of Nagaland. The Court cited this in a proceeding regarding a maternal rights violation case where the State
  • JD (U) Nagaland expresses concern, seeks clarification from CCNPI, BJP
    Wokha, June 14 (MExN): The Janata Dal (U) Nagaland on Monday expressed concerns over the opening statement of Minister and Nagaland State BJP President Temjen Imna Along, after the formation of the Core Committee on Naga Political Issue (CCNPI). “While, the working perimeter of the newly formed CCNPI is still yet to be declared, the statement of Along has already made it loud and clear the limitations of CCNPI,” the JD (U) observed in its press communiqué issued o
  • KPA fund probe: ANCSU questions silence of Govt
    Demands committee report before June 20 Kohima, June 14 (MExN): The All Nagaland College Students Union (ANCSU) on Monday pulled up the State government for its silence and delay in bringing out the committee report on the AICTE-NEQIP Fund utilization issue at Khelhoshe Polytechnic (KPA), Atoizu. It may be mentioned that the ANCSU had earlier taken up a digital protest in October 2020 demanding the setting up of an enquiry commission to probe into the fund utilization at KPA.
  • Nagaland: 109 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths, 405 recoveries
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 14 Nagaland on Monday reported 109 new COVID-19 cases taking the total caseload to 23753. Mokokchung accounted for 52 of the new cases while 26 were reported in Kohima, 14 in Dimapur, 7 in Mon, 1 each in Peren, Phek and Tuensang, 2 in Wokha and 5 in Zunheboto. The State continued a high trend in its recovery status with 405 persons recovering from the infection on June 14. The recoveries were reported from Dimapur (238), Kohima (122), Mon (22),
  • Healthcare workers directed to discharge duties effectively
    Kohima, June 14 (MExN): In view of the surge in COVID-19 cases and for effective management of COVID-19 pandemic, the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare (DoHFW) Nagaland has directed all healthcare workers in various health units/establishments to sincerely and effectively discharge their job functions and responsibilities. In a circular issued by the DoHFW, Principal Director, Dr Neikrhrielie Khimiao, healthcare workers have been directed to make timely report of requirement
  • ‘Need for Equity & Justice for all’
    Global Naga Forum draws Assam CM’s attention to the plight of Rengma Naga people in Assam Dimapur, June 14 (MExN): The Global Naga Forum (GNF) on Monday reached out to Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, drawing his attention to the plight of the Rengma Nagas in Assam. The Forum welcomed the move of the Assam government and the Central government in actively pursuing conflict resolution with ethnic groups in Karbi Anglong through the creation of the Karbi Anglong A
  • Traffic restriction along Porba & Sakraba from June 16-30
    Phek, June 14 (MExN): In the interest of the public safety, Phek Deputy Commissioner on Monday informed that there will be total restriction of traffic movement between Porba and Sakraba village area (Chainage 8 + 000) from 7:00 pm to 6:00 am from June 16 to 30. The restriction is necessitated to facilitate speedy completion of 2-lane works of Pfutsero-Phek road, informed the Phek DC, Razouvolie Dozo. The public have been advised to avoid travelling in the aforementioned stretch during
  • Mon DTF launches app for free video consultations with doctors
    Mon, June 14 (MExN): The Mon District Task Force for COVID-19 has launched an application called DocOn that provides free video consultation facilities for patients. Through the app, patients can remotely book appointments and consult with doctors from anywhere. As per a circular issued by Mon Deputy Commissioner Thavaseelan K, patients will also have lifetime access to digital prescription (e-prescription), maintain medical history and share reports with the doctor, get reminders a
  • New Caretaker CAO in Shepoumaramth Region
    Kohima, June 14 (MExN): The thanksgiving programme of the new incoming Caretaker CAO, Shepoumaramth Region of NSCN/GPRN was organised at Khabung Karong on June 12 last. A press release received on Monday stated that different dignitaries including the Naga Hoho, United Naga Council (UNC), Naga Women’s Union (NWU), All Naga Students Association, Manipur (ANSAM), Naga People’s Organization (NPO), Senapati District Women’s Association (SDWA), Senapati District Student
  • ZYF (N) asks state govt to release pending salaries
    Dimapur, June 14 (MExN): The Zeliangrong Youth Front Nagaland has appealed the state government to release pending salaries in order to avoid any inconveniences for its employees during the ongoing lockdown period. In a press release on Monday, the organization expressed dismay over the delay in release of pending salaries of various departments, particularly of fourth grade employees—adhoc, fixed pay labourers and work charge employees of Electrical department, PHED, PWD, etc
  • Rural areas of Kiphire district register low COVID-19 vaccination
    Only 60 people from 105 villages vaccinated  Morung Express News Kiphire | June 14 To assess the progress of COVID-19 vaccination drive in Kiphire district, the District Task Force (DTF) held a review meeting with ADC Kiphire, Rahul Mali, IAS in the presence of MLA T Yangseo Sangtam at DC’s Conference Hall, Kiphire town on June 14. Highlighting the overall COVID scenario in Kiphire, the ADC informed that so far 400 people have been vaccinated in Kiphire town wh
  • Voluntary blood donation campaign in Kohima, Dimapur
    Our Correspondent Kohima | June 14 Marking the World Blood Donor Day, the Voluntary Blood Donors Association (VBDA), Kohima in collaboration with Assam Rifles Kohima battalion supported by Blood Bank of Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) undertook a voluntary blood donation campaign at NHAK on June 14. Addressing a brief function, Nagaland’s Health & Family Welfare Director, Dr K Vikato Kinimi stated that due to the pandemic, blood donors have drastically declined.
  • #TogetherForNagaland: Charity, Hope, Community & Contributions
    Dimapur, June 14 (MExN): #TogetherForNagaland - an online initiative by Yimkhong TV and Mhaleu Metha in collaboration with other Naga Youtubers is ‘raising funds to help Nagaland breathe and provide help to poor section of the community through charity.’ ‘The core concept and implementation of this project is charity, giving hope with community help and contributions,’ the team said in a press note. The initiative under the tagline #TogetherForNagaland has be
  • Nagaland: News in Picture
    Longleng District Administration team on behalf of District Tasks Force for COVID-19 prepared and delivered dinner for the patients, Medical team and Police personnel stationed at COVID-19 hospital, Community Home Isolation Center (CHIC) and Medical Quarantine Centre on June 13. The team also delivered gift packages for the COVID-19 positive patients. (DIPR Photo)   Assam Rifle, Shamator battalion with the joint effort of CHC Shamator, led by Medical Officer, Dr Mhathu
  • Nagaland: News in Picture
    Longleng District Administration team on behalf of District Tasks Force for COVID-19 prepared and delivered dinner for the patients, Medical team and Police personnel stationed at COVID-19 hospital, Community Home Isolation Center (CHIC) and Medical Quarantine Centre on June 13. The team also delivered gift packages for the COVID-19 positive patients. (DIPR Photo)   Assam Rifle, Shamator battalion with the joint effort of CHC Shamator, led by Medical Officer, Dr Mhathu
  • Relief distribution for daily wage earners begins in Kohima district
    Our Correspondent Kohima | June 14 The relief distribution for daily wage earners/labourers under Kohima district began at Khuochiezie Local Ground on June 14. It was launched by Kohima Deputy Commissioner & Chairman DDMA, Gregory Thejawelie. Around 50 beneficiaries received the relief items for the day.  Through Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), the dry ration relief package has been issued to mitigate the economic problem/hardship faced by daily wa
  • Wokha Dist Task Force for COVID-19 receives assistance
    Wokha, June 14 (MExN): The Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) handed a cheque amount of Rs 50,000 through Wokha District Cricket Association (WDCA) towards Wokha District Task Force (DTF) for COVID-19 in the fight against the pandemic. A press release received here said that WDCA, President, Khamongo Humtsoe handed over the financial assistance to Deputy Commissioner Wokha, Orenthung Lotha who is also the chairman of DTF on June 14.  Earlier, on June 10 the District Anglers
  • COVID-19 vaccination drive in Bayavü held
    Kohima, June 14 (MExN): The Urban Public Health Centre, Seikhazou and the Health Wellness Centre, Bayavü on June 14 administered 171 doses of COVID-19 vaccinations at Bayavü Higher Secondary School during the 2nd vaccination drive in the locality. According to an update received here, 155 beneficiaries were under the category of 18+ years while 16 beneficiaries were above 45+ years. The drive began with prayer by Pastor S Mhonchumo Lotha, KLBC for the medical team and the vac
  • Kohima Police arrest two for snatching purse
    Kohima, June 14 (MExN): In connection with Kohima South Police Station case No. 0009/21 regarding snatching of a purse from a woman by two unknown miscreants on April 24 last, near District Home Guard Office, Upper Chandmari, Kohima, the two accused were arrested on June 14. The duo identified as Vetsüto Nakro (21 years) and Shevotso Getsa (21 years) were arrested after thorough investigation and several attempts as they were absconding, informed a press release from PRO, Kohima.&
  • ‘Vaccination will go a long way in saving lives’
    Nagaland medical experts rubbish rumours about COVID-19 vaccine Atono Tsükru Kense Kohima | June 13 On the conspiracy theories and propaganda surrounding COVID-19 vaccine, particularly the labelling of COVID-19 vaccine as ‘mark of the beast’ which is stopping citizens from getting inoculated, few youths and Church leaders have expressed their views and observation in the first series as reported by The Morung Express. They have dismissed the misinformation as &l