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3938 stranded citizens evacuated till date

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 25 (EMN): Till date, 3938 stranded citizens have reached Nagaland, according to information received from the control room of Empowered Committee in Dimapur. On Monday alone, as of 6 pm, 467 returnees had arrived in Nagal...

25 May 2020

34 ventilators in Nagaland; 7 districts has one each

Our ReporterDimapur, May 25 (EMN): Nagaland has 34 ventilators—seven districts with one ventilator each while Peren does not have any, according to the latest update from Covid war room dashboard. It informed that there are 13 ventilators in Dimapu...

25 May 2020

Passengers of Chennai train react to news of Covid-19 cases

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 25 (EMN): The first three positive cases of Covid-19 detected among the passengers aboard the Shramik special train from Chennai have alarmed those under quarantine across the state on Monday. A returnee from Chennai, who...

25 May 2020

‘Test after test’ but there is no stopping this Naga woman from flying

‘Don’t be judgemental but help each other in whichever way possible’ Thejoto NienuKohima, May 25 (EMN): The government-owned airline, Air India, is being used by the central government for repatriation of stranded Indian citizens in foreign cou...

25 May 2020

Mortal remains of Naga woman laid to rest

Our ReporterDimapur, May 25 (EMN): The mortal remains of Naga woman, who passed away on May 22 while en-route to Nagaland from Haryana in a special Shramik train, reached Nagaland on Monday. Speaking to Eastern Mirror, the president of Beisumpuikam V...

25 May 2020

Nagaland will test all returnees, says Chief Secretary Temjen Toy

We have to learn how to live with Covid-19 by taking precautions Our CorrespondentKohima, May 25 (EMN): Samples of all citizens returning to Nagaland within the quarantine period will be mandatorily tested, said Nagaland Chief Secretary Temjen Toy. ...

25 May 2020

Surveillance activities, contact tracing intensified in Nagaland, says Health minister

Our Reporter Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): The minister of Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom, has said that the district surveillance units have intensified surveillance activities and contact tracing started at 7 am on Monday after Nagaland registe...

25 May 2020

Nagaland: Special trains from Bengaluru, Delhi and other places in line

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 25 (EMN): After the first special train carrying stranded citizens of Nagaland reached the state from Chennai, the next Nagaland government-arranged train will be from Bengaluru, revealed Chief Secretary Temjen Toy. The s...

25 May 2020

Nagaland has spent INR 88 cr. in fight against Covid-19

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 25 (EMN): Nagaland state has spent about INR 88 crore in preparation and fight against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) so far, according to an official. Chief Secretary of Nagaland Temjen Toy said that the state governme...

25 May 2020

Nagaland records first Covid-19 case as 3 Chennai returnees test positive

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 25 (EMN): Nagaland has reported its first Covid-19 case after three stranded citizens, who returned from Chennai (Shramik Express) recently, were tested positive for the virus on Monday morning. Confirming this at a press...

25 May 2020

Clipped: Flights to Dimapur cancelled till May 27

Our Reporter Dimapur, May 25 (EMN): All scheduled flights to Dimapur have been cancelled till May 27 from Kolkata due to cyclone Amphan, according to Dimapur Airport authorities. Speaking to Eastern Mirror, the director of Dimapur Airport, Mughavi Zh...

25 May 2020

Gurugram train to arrive today

Dimapur, May 24 (EMN): The special train carrying about 426 stranded citizens of Nagaland from Gurugram is expected to arrive at Dimapur on the morning of May 25, according to Home Commissioner Abhijit Sinha. Eastern Mirror had earlier reported that ...

24 May 2020

Agri Expo site is a base camp, not quarantine centre — DC Dimapur

Our ReporterDimapur, May 24 (EMN): The stranded people returning to Nagaland are being sent to different quarantine centres after undergoing the required procedure at Agri Expo. Speaking to Eastern Mirror, Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur Anoop Khinchi...

24 May 2020

Digital classes for lower section from June

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 24 (EMN): The department of School Education has informed that online classes for students in Nagaland would be extended to the lower classes by next month. Principal Director of School Education, Shanavas C said that the...

24 May 2020

Infant found abandoned in Dimapur

Our ReporterDimapur, May 24 (EMN): A newborn baby was found abandoned near a culvert, wrapped inside a cement bag, at the state stadium near ADC court junction in Dimapur on Sunday afternoon. It was around 2 pm when a passerby, Kurtiwarsaw Behera, he...

24 May 2020

15 stranded persons from Sikkim reach Nagaland

Dimapur, May 24 (EMN): A total of 15 persons from Nagaland comprising working people, students and missionaries stranded in Sikkim reached Dimapur on May 21. According to an update from NCF Gangtok, the group left Gangtok for Nagaland on May 20 at 10...

24 May 2020

NDRF conducts sanitisation drive

Dimapur, May 24 (EMN): The sub-team of 12th battalion of Nagaland Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Doimukh, stationed at 4th NAP Thizama on Sunday sanitised the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Kohima, which has been earmarked for screening of residents of Nag...

24 May 2020

Dedicatory prayer meeting for quarantine centres at Noklak

Dimapur, May 24 (EMN): Quarantine centres at Noklak was dedicated on Sunday with a prayer programme led by executive secretary of the Khiamniungan Baptist Churches Association, P Himpao. The programme was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner M ...

24 May 2020

Don’t stigmatise returnees, says NPF legislator

Dimapur, May 24 (EMN): NPF legislator from 13 Pughoboto assembly constituency, Y Vikheho Swu has appealed to the public not to panic and discriminate or stigmatise the returnees in any manner, saying that they would be sent home only after completing...

24 May 2020

Pukhayi advocates reviving agriculture

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 24 (EMN): Terming the present crisis caused the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic as an eye opener, advisor to Food and Civil Supplies, NSDMA, and LMCP, Pukhayi has sought change of mindset by reversing to the traditional for...

24 May 2020

Quarantine centres inaugurated in Ahthibung town

Dimapur, May 24 (EMN): A total of five community quarantine centres were inaugurated recently at Ahthibung town under Peren district in the presence of the SDO (C) Ruopfukuotuo Noudi, members of Ahthibung Adhoc-Town Committee, GBs, officials from the...

24 May 2020

DC Tuensang issues directives to pet owners

Dimapur, May 24 (EMN): Responding to reports of some village/ward authorities and individuals/ groups ordering ‘shoot -at-sight’ for dogs, the deputy commissioner of Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant, has warned that such order was against the law and pu...

24 May 2020

More security personnel, officers to be deployed in Kohima quarantine centres

Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): The Kohima District Task Force (DTF) in its emergency meeting, resolved to deploy more security personnel for the safety of the people quarantined at the centres and also to appoint four officers for the centres to co-ordinate ...

23 May 2020

Legislator, ESSU visit quarantine centres

Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): MLA Vikheho Swu along with additional deputy commissioner and sub-divisional officer of Pughoboto, visited Ghathashi and Ighanumi primary health centres, designated as quarantine facility on May 22. During his visit, he held a ...

23 May 2020

Over 400 stranded citizens arriving

Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): Another special train carrying 426 citizens of Nagaland stranded in other states is expected to arrive in Dimapur on Sunday, according to Home Commissioner Abhijit Sinha. “As at 4 pm today, a total of 1035 samples have been s...

23 May 2020
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