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Nagaland

WSH demands roll back of COVID-19 cess

Dimapur, May 2: The Western Sumi Hoho has asked the Government of Nagaland to revoke the COVID-19 cess on diesel and petrol immediately, terming the cess as "truly shocking and greatly distressing in complete disregard for the common man's plight". In a release, the WSH said, "In a time of grim uncertainties and much despair, it is very unbecoming of the state government to take such an upsetting measure when the people are all reeling under immense hardships from all fronts with all economic activities and securities being greatly disrupted....
Nagaland

Kohima DTF COVID-19 review meeting held

Dimapur, May 2: The Kohima District Task Force (DTF) COVID-19 review meeting was held in the DC's Office chamber, Kohima on May 2 under the chairmanship of DC Kohima Gregory Thejawelie NCS. The meeting was convened to discuss on how best the DTF can streamline and regulate things for effective implementation of the guidelines for the next two weeks extended lockdown. Deliberating on the extension of lockdown for further period of two weeks by the Central Government, DC said considering that certain relaxations is being allowed as our state is...
Nagaland

NST drivers, conductors for COVID-19 duty trained

Dimapur, May 2: A basic training for drivers and conductors of the Nagaland State Transport (NST), organized by the Office of Chief Medical Officer, Kohima was held in its conference hall on May 2. The training was conducted for the NST drivers and conductors who have been detailed to perform emergency COVID-19 duties. Dr. Rupert, DIO Kohima enlightened the drivers and conductors on the basic safety measures with proper guidelines and protocols of COVID-19 to be followed while performing their duties. During the training, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) were also...
Nagaland

Mock drill on COVID-19 held at Mokokchung

Dimapur, May 2: To check the preparedness of different agencies that has been set to tackle the situation in the event of positive case of COVID-19 in the District, a mock drill was held at Mokokchung on May 2. The simulation involved a number of important Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) activities such as patient management and treatment, containment of COVID-19 positive area, dead body management of diseased COVID-19 positive patient, and management of unclaimed dead body of suspected COVID -19. The Incident Commander was ADC Mokokchung while DIG Range, Commanding...
Nagaland

CPO calls for strong and effective planning for economic sustainability

Dimapur, May 2: The Chakhesang Public Organisation (CPO) has called for strong and effective planning for economic sustainability both at the state and village level while considering at this growing season of crops every effort must be put to vigorously plant more crop with innovative method to harvest in abundance especially the farmers and acquire every cultivable land which were left abandoned are to be brought for cultivation. Reiterating CPO resolution no. 2 as 'Year of Tree Plantation' adopted during CPO general session at Phek Town on 10th Jan. 2020...
Nagaland

Livingstone Foundation Int’l donates PPEs to Dimapur Hospitals

Dimapur, May 2: As a part of its civic endeavor and to show greater concern for the medical fraternity during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, Livingstone Foundation International donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) sets and edible items to 4 hospitals on May 1 & 2. The hospitals included District Hospital Dimapur, Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research (CISHR), Eden Hospital and Nikos Hospital. The team of 8 members first visited the District Hospital Dimapur where Dr. Kevi and Dr. Kezo received the packets on behalf of the hospital staff and...
India

PM must lay out lockdown-exit plan, roadmap to fight corona, bring economy back on track: Congress

New Delhi, May 2: The Congress on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must come forward and address the countrymen to enlighten them on the way ahead in dealing with the coronavirus and economic situation. Asking when the lockdown will finally end, Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the prime minister must also lay out the exit strategy from it and spell out the goalpost in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and economy. Accusing the government of not handling the issue of migrant labourers in a humane or compassionate manner,...
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