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Lockdown 4.0 relief begins in Kohima

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 15 (EMN): Kohima district administration and District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) have started its first phase of Lockdown 4.0 relief distribution to daily wage earners at Kohima local ground on Friday. Hundreds ...

15 May 2020

Kohima virology lab gets ICMR approval

Our Correspondent Kohima, May 14 (EMN): The virology laboratory (Bio-safety Level-3) at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (now a Covid-19 hospital) received the green signal from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) based on validation of docum...

14 May 2020

Kohima police invents UV sanitiser box

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 14 (EMN): In a rare display of ingenuity, Kohima police has invented an ultra violet (UV) sanitiser box/ UV germicidal box from the locally available materials. The ultraviolet device, made of steel trunk box with its inn...

14 May 2020

Jakhama youngsters take to farming for self-sustenance

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 13 (EMN): About 75 percent of the people in rural areas largely depend on agriculture for livelihood in Nagaland. Agricultural and allied activities are not only confined to farmers but aslo to people from all walks of li...

13 May 2020

Kohima has over 1,500 beds at its quarantine facilities

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 10 (EMN): There are more than 1,500 beds available at 94 quarantine facilities in Kohima district as on May 10; and it can be extended in some of the centres. These quarantine facilities included three government designat...

11 May 2020

New Market observes Mother’s Day amidst lockdown

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 10 (EMN): Amid the lockdown, New Market colony (Ward 8) observed Mother’s Day with Zhabu Gwirie, pastor of Union Christian Revival Church, New Market, as speaker while the colony members took part by remaining indoo...

10 May 2020

Quarantine centres at Kohima ready for accommodation

Dimapur, May 10 (EMN): To know the exact status of a person and to combat the menace of Covid-19 from spreading before detection, state government under the initiative of the Empowered Group (EG) has set up quarantine centres at BSUP buildings at Mer...

10 May 2020

925 persons from Kohima depart for home

Our correspondentKohima, May 9 (EMN): A total of 925 people, who were stranded at Kohima due to the lockdown, have headed to their respective districts on May 9 through the arrangement made by the administration. Altogether, 27 buses were pressed int...

09 May 2020

Kohima Old Age Home partially tides through the lockdown

Our Correspondent Kohima, May 8 (EMN): Old Age Home at Kohima seemed to have pulled through the lockdown period despite unprecedented hardships faced by many owing to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, thanks to generous contributions from we...

08 May 2020

Government servant plays Good Samaritan during the lockdown

Our Correspondent Kohima, May 8 (EMN): Amid the lockdown when everything came to a standstill, one noble soul in the form of Ronald Chasie has quietly played a Good Samaritan by ferrying sick persons to the hospitals in and around the state capital K...

08 May 2020

Stranded Arunachali youths share positive experiences

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 7 (EMN): Seven youth from Arunachal Pradesh, who were stranded in Kohima following the lockdown, have expressed gratitude to their home government and Nagaland for clearance. The youths had come to Kohima for treatment bu...

07 May 2020

Thenyizumi village extends goodwill gesture

Kohima, May 6 (EMN): Nagaland State Rural Livelihood Mission (NSRLM)- Self Help Groups in Thenyizumi in collaboration with Thenyizumi village council, Thenyizumi Students’ Union, Thenyuzumi Youth Social Welfare Organisation and women society co...

07 May 2020

TaFMA hosts digital programme “My best advice’

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 6 (EMN): Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA) has reached out to the artistes and citizens of Nagaland through a digital programme ‘My best advice’ by roping in seven successful artistes from the state to speak and s...

06 May 2020

Kohima DTF discuses on revised guidelines to be implemented in district

Dimapur, May 5 (EMN): Keeping in line with the latest guidelines issued by the state government on May 4, the Kohima District Task Force (DTF) on Covid-19 held a meeting in DC’s office chamber on Tuesday and discussed on the revised guidelines ...

06 May 2020

‘Nagaland Government trying to bridge gap in digital education’

Our Correspondent Kohima, May 5 (EMN): Educational institutions have been listed under prohibited activities even in the third phase of the lockdown, nearing almost two months of closure. As reopening of schools and colleges seem a far cry at the mom...

06 May 2020

As restrictions loosen, Kohima hospitals witness spike in number of patients

Our Correspondent Kohima, May 5 (EMN): Following graded relaxation in the lockdown, hospitals in the state capital seem to have witnessed a surge in the number of patients. There have been reports of increasing numbers of patients at the Covid-19 nur...

06 May 2020

DC Kohima issues guidelines for local taxi

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 5 (EMN): With the imposition of third phase of lockdown, which has been extended till May 17, the deputy commissioner of Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie, has issued guidelines for local taxi plying in Kohima. In a guideline is...

05 May 2020

NDRF sanitises offices at Civil Secretariat

Dimapur, May 4 (EMN):  One sub-team of the 12th battalion of the Nagaland Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Doimukh under the supervision of  Commandant Arun deogam,  carried out senitisation drive at the Civil Secretariat office in Kohima. Sub-inspe...

05 May 2020

Covid-19 helpline launched in Nagaland

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 4 (EMN): The government of Nagaland has launched a helpline to provide medical assistance to potential Covid-19 cases as well as other health concerns across the state. It was launched by Chief Secretary Temjen Toy, on be...

05 May 2020

Nagaland government orders replacement of border security

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 4 (EMN): The government of Nagaland has ordered redeployment of all police personnel who have been posted at the check gates ‘for quite some time’, after two Nagaland police personnel were recently caught peddling ban...

05 May 2020

MP from Nagaland to take stock of food grains supply in NE India

Dimapur, May 4 (EMN): The member of parliament, Rajya Sabha, KG Kenye, on Monday conducted a meeting with officials in Kohima to take stock of food grains and other essential commodities position in the district. Kenye, who is also a member of the Na...

04 May 2020

Kohima to intensify checking at entry points

Dimapur, May 3 (EMN): Kohima district task force (DTF) has decided to intensify checking of entry points especially the Peducha check gate with more manpower and resources involving medical team, police and SDRF for proper screening, details of the p...

04 May 2020

NDRF sanitises JLF meeting hall

Dimapur, May 2 (EMN): A sub-team of the National Disaster Response Team (NDRF) sanitised the state banquet hall, venue of the Joint Legislators’ Forum (JLF) on Nagaland political issue meeting on May 2. The sanitisation drive was carried out under ...

03 May 2020

Functional BSL lab in Kohima soon

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 1 (EMN): The department of Health and Family Welfare has informed that the BSL-3 lab at Naga Hospital Authority, Kohima (now Covid-19 hospital) is nearing completion as it has “reached very advanced stage” and the sta...

02 May 2020

Covid-19 patient could have been tested more than 4 times, says Nagaland official

Our Correspondent Kohima, May 1 (EMN): The authorities in Nagaland believe that the Covid-19 patient from Dimapur had undergone more than four tests, with the latest one returning negative. Addressing a press conference in Kohima on Friday, Secretary...

02 May 2020
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