While regular religious services and gatherings will continue to remain suspended, the fresh order permits prayer meetings with not more than 20 people.
Honoured with this year's 'Green Oscar', Phom has been working to create a network of community-owned forests in Nagaland and protect the rare Amur falcon.
Nagaland lockdown: As per a statement, signed by Neiba Kronu and Mmhonlumo Kikon, government spokesperson on Covid, the lockdown will start from 6 pm on May 14 and continue till May 21.
The government will issue guidelines on April 29, regulating the operation of public spaces and the running of offices, markets, etc.
The Naga group, in a statement issued on Wednesday night, said it would not sign any agreement that is "short of mutual standards agreed upon".
The assembly resolution on Naga political issue was moved by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and seconded by Leader of Opposition T R Zeliang following a day-long discussion in the house Tuesday.
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“We don''t agree with you (Singh). We don''t understand this. How can a person be a Lokayukta while sitting in Delhi just because this is pandemic times,” said the bench, also comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian. “You are demeaning your office,” the bench said.
The Dzukou range in which the majestic Dzukou valley, a tourist hot spot in Nagaland is located, caught fire on Tuesday afternoon.
The MHA said in a notification that the central government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of Nagaland is in such a “disturbed and dangerous condition” that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary.
In his speech on the eve of the 58th Statehood Day of Nagaland on Tuesday, Ravi said, “The Government of 2021 kabaddi is absolutely clear that there is and shall be only one National Flag and Constitution in 2021 kabaddi. Anyone talking anything contrary is peddling preposterous lies. They are trying to confuse and mislead the people.”
The petitioners — who are dog meat traders licensed under the Kohima Municipal Council — said that their business and livelihood has been adversely affected by the ban and added to the pandemic situation prevailing in the state.
The NPF announcement had come after the party avoided the consultative meeting called by the state government to discuss the Naga issue last month.
The resolution passed after the meeting appealed to the negotiating groups “to come together under a spirit of oneness, mutual trust and understanding with sincerity and commitment towards achieving one solution for one people as early as possible”.
The ‘mushroom-preneurs’ of Nagaland find an easy add-on income in growing speciality fungi that fetch a high price.
Durga Puja pandals will be allowed to be set up only in temples and no pandal shall be allowed to be erected on and by the side of any road, the guidelines said, adding that no stalls shall be set up near pandals.
The initiative is funded by the NEC (North Eastern Council), which is a nodal agency for the economic and social development of the Northeastern region.
The drive-in worship sessions limit the number of cars to 50, with a one-hour service that includes singing, followed by Bible reading and the sermon by the pastor.
State Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan for approving the new medical college in Nagaland.
The shutdown is to protest alleged police brutality against doctors.
His residential complex is being sanitised and all the standard operating procedures are being followed.
An office memorandum issued by the Home Department of the Nagaland government dated July 7 had asked all its employees to self-declare if any of their family members and relatives are members of underground organisations.
The July 7 office memorandum issued to the employees was seen as a step to bolster the law and order situation in the state, which had been criticised by Governor R N Ravi.
A source in the security establishment said that such a step could make law enforcement tasks easier wherever kinships were causing complications or paving the path for unlawful activities.
“Months of lockdown and quarantine have taken a toll on mental health so we thought let’s make this quarantine centre a place for creativity, positivity and productivity”
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