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Two quarantine centres set up in Tuensang

Our Reporter Dimapur, April 7 (EMN): Considering that the district of Tuensang has no proper health facilities and centres in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Tuensang district administration, with help from various NGOs, have set up two quaran...

07 Apr 2020

Covid-19 testing labs in Kohima, Dimapur

Our Correspondent Kohima, April 4 (EMN): In what may come as a relief to the people of Nagaland, the state’s Health department is in the process of setting up two Covid-19 testing laboratories—one each in Kohima and Dimapur. Informing this at a p...

07 Apr 2020

Fake news: ‘Stay informed, stay safe’

Our Correspondent Kohima, April 7 (EMN): Social media has been flooded with numerous posts on the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), ever since it originated at Wuhan in China. Various messages have been in circulation prescribing strange ...

07 Apr 2020

Lockdown reintroduces Naga youths to family life, quality, and productivity

‘Looking forward to school’ Dimapur, April 7 (EMN): From learning to appreciate the fellowship of family life to learning new skills such as cooking or gardening, the lockdown in Nagaland is introducing Naga youths to the value and joy of family ...

07 Apr 2020

Naga church in Delhi lends a helping hand

Dimapur, April 7 (EMN): The Delhi Ao Baptist Church (DABC) in Delhi has come forward with a helping hand for people who have been rendered jobless and are stuck in Delhi and the National Capital Regions due to the nationwide lockdown. During this tim...

07 Apr 2020

Peren Covid-19 hospital to get ventilators soon, says H&FW principal director

Dimapur, April 6 (EMN): To assess preparedness and containment of Covid-19, the principal director of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Vizolie Suokhrie, along with other senior officials visited community health centre (CHC) Jalukie under Peren distric...

07 Apr 2020

Covid-19: NCC cadets to assist in relief works

Dimapur, April 6 (EMN): In the fight against the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the civil and police administration has started requisitioning senior division of National Cadet Corps (NCC) for services from April 6. According to a press relea...

07 Apr 2020

Many Nagas in Bengaluru lose jobs; alternative shelters needed

Our CorrespondentKohima, April 6 (EMN): The Naga Task Force Bengaluru (NTFB) for Covid-19 is reaching out to thousands of Nagas residing in Bengaluru with essential commodities, as the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus (C...

06 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Nagaland prepared for the worst

Our CorrespondentKohima, April 6 (EMN): The officer on special duty (OSD), Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Johnny Ruangmei, on Monday said that the state is prepared for the worst, while also hoping for the best. Speaking to Eas...

06 Apr 2020

Legislators assess Covid-19 preparedness in Mokokchung

Imnatiba visits Tuli CHC and inter-state check gate at Watiyongpang Mokokchung, April 6 (EMN): Legislators in-charge of Mokokchung district on Covid-19 — minister of Rural Development Metsubo Jamir and advisor to National Highways and Treasurie...

06 Apr 2020

DC Kohima modifies its earlier order

Dimapur, April 6 (EMN): The deputy commissioner of Kohima has made some changes to its earlier order that was announced for the lockdown period, directing all business establishments and the public to strictly comply with its modified orders. Here ar...

06 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Elderly people and needy in Longleng get helping hand

Dimapur, April 6 (EMN): In view of the hardships caused by the nationwide lockdown, district administration and civil societies have been distributing essential commodities to the to the poor and daily wage earners for the past few days. An update fr...

06 Apr 2020

Organisations dispel Covid-19 myths in the rural areas

Our Correspondent Kohima, April 6 (EMN): Village health committee along with Dewdrops self-help group (SHG) has reached out to its community members to sensitise and spread awareness on the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) at Thenyizumi village under Phe...

06 Apr 2020

Quarantine facility for PwDs in Meriema

Our Correspondent Kohima, April 6 (EMN): Sixteen beds in two separate blocks have been kept ready specifically for differently-able persons at Meriema quarantine facility in Kohima district. Nagaland State Commissioner for Person with Disabilities, D...

06 Apr 2020

Rio visits Covid-19 control centre

Dimapur, April 6 (EMN): Amid the lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio paid a visit to state-level control centre (Covid-19) in Kohima on Monday. According to a DIPR report, the chief minister decided to see for himse...

06 Apr 2020

47 samples test negative; results for 13 awaited

Dimapur, April 6 (EMN): Thirteen samples for suspected novel coronavirus (Covid-19) infections were sent from Nagaland on Monday—taking the total samples sent till date to 60. Out of the 60, samples for 47 have tested negative while the results for...

06 Apr 2020

Not against any tribe— NTUCT

Dimapur, April 6 (EMN): The Naga Tribal Union Chümoukedima Town (NTUCT) has asserted that its demand for termination of alleged backdoor appointments in Nagaland Police is not an attempt to target a particular tribe or political party. In a statemen...

06 Apr 2020

Noklak health centres still waiting for thermal scanners

Our Reporter Dimapur, April 6 (EMN): As the eastern districts of Nagaland try to cope with the lack of basic medical facilities amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic, Noklak has been left to fend for itself. On being contacted by Eastern Mirror, the ...

06 Apr 2020

Dimapur’s wholesale market jam-packed after relaxation of restrictions

Our ReporterDimapur, April 6 (EMN): The wholesale market in Dimapur saw a flurry of activity on April 6 after the district administration relaxed restrictions on the sale of essential commodities in the market, causing...

06 Apr 2020

More than fifty-two thousand Nagas stranded in other states

Our CorrespondentKohima, April 4 (EMN): More than fifty-two thousand Nagas from Nagaland have been stranded in other states across the country due to the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), as per records provid...

06 Apr 2020

Assam-Nagaland border sealed under Bhandari sub-division

Dimapur, April 5 (EMN): As a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and in the interest of public health and safety, administration of Bhandari sub-division in Wokha district has totally sealed every entry and...

05 Apr 2020

Free relief distribution in Wokha

Our CorrespondentWokha, April 5 (EMN): Hundreds of migrant workers, daily wage earners and stranded students, on April 5, received free rice and pulses from Wokha district administration and Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) whose livelihood were ...

05 Apr 2020

Longleng provides food items to the needy

Dimapur, April 5 (EMN): Longleng district administration, in collaboration with department of Food and Civil Supplies, distributed essential commodities to the people of Shayung ward on April 4 at NST junction, Longleng town. A DIPR report stated tha...

05 Apr 2020

Bishop reminds believers to look to the cross during trying times

Our CorrespondentKohima, April 5 (EMN): Catholic priests across the state conveyed messages of the Palm Sunday sermon to the faithful while celebrating the Eucharist at their respective parishes, which were streamed live through the platform of digit...

05 Apr 2020

Nagaland’s eastern districts require more medical inputs against Coronavirus

Our ReporterDimapur, April 4 (EMN): As Nagaland continues building its bulwark against the pandemic Coronavirus or Covid-19, intensive care units (ICU) and ventilators are becoming one of the crucial medical instruments required in hospitals to treat...

04 Apr 2020