FNR clarifies its statement
DIMAPUR: Forum for Naga Reconciliation has clarified that its use of the word “independent” in its March 12, 2009 communiqué “A Journey of Common Hope” should be read as “non-partisan.” The final text read as: “The FNR is a non-partisan inclusive body which will continue to work for Naga reconciliation in an impartial and fair manner keeping in mind the interest and rights of the Naga people as its primary principle.” As part of the clarification, FNR in a press release also stated that besides the other Naga frontal organizations already mentioned on March 12 communiqué, the Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights was also a member of the forum.
Students selected for NTSE exam
DIMAPUR: State Council of Education Research and Training has selected 25 candidates to sit for State Level NTSE Examination. The examination would be conducted at SCERT, Kohima on May 10. Admit cards for the selected students would reach them by post. Students are to report at 8 a.m on May 10 at the examination venue.
Precautionary measures for weak Dikhu Bridge
DIMAPUR: In view of weak Dikhu Bridge located between Changtongya (under Mokokchung) and Longleng, Deputy Commissioner C. K. Nihekhu Sema in a statement has ordered that weight of loaded vehicles plying over the bridge would be limited to maximum of five tons.
To take precautionary measures, all drivers and conductors of NST night and day buses have been directed to alight all passengers from the bus before crossing the bridge in order to avoid heavy weight.
All truckers, passenger buses have been notified to comply with the order, violators of which would be penalised as per provision of the law.
The DC also informed that rate of all essential commodities at Longleng town should be subjected to revision in consultation with all officials.
DIMAPUR: Meeting of Western Sumi Students Union has been convened at its banker on March 21 at 11 a.m. All newly elected executive members have been informed to attend the meeting.
Admission to Hyderabad Univ
DIMAPUR: Naga Students’of Hyderabad University has informed that as per tradition, seniors would oversee the admission process even this year for any Naga who aspire to study in Hyderabad.
At present 116 Naga students are in the campus comprising both research scholars and post graduates.
Students who have cleared their entrance test have been asked not to worry about accommodation or guidance once they reach Hyderabad.
Those interested students can log on to http//www.uohhyd.ernet.in, or contact Zhoku -09701291251, David -09010581497, Sunep-0995134884, Tewete -09951179911, Vesuyi -09908017546 and Achum -09441882601 for further details.
EE clarifies news item
DIMAPUR: Executive engineer has clarified on a news item that was carried in a local daily on March 12 on the heading “Electrical properties.” Clarifying the news item, executive engineer, R.W Odyuo, said the electrical properties including the 33 KV high lines were not destroyed by miscreants but due to a fire that broke out on March 11 in ‘Jungle’ that was allegedly set by some ‘unknown person’ between Changtongya and Longleng district.
Farewell for DC Zbto
DIMAPUR: Farewell programme for Zunheboto Deputy Commissioner C. M Tsanglao has been convened on March 17, 1 pm. All head offices, DPDB members have been informed to attend the programme.
DIMAPUR: The All Nagaland PWD Field Workers’ Association (ANPWDFWA) has apologized in regard to the new item appeared on March 15 on the heading “ANPWDFWA on DA/ADA deduction.” Apologizing the statement, president, Inakhu Aye, and general secretary, K. Atovi Awomi, stated that due to ‘ignorance and inadvertent mistake’, its advocate's name was dragged to the media and further said any mention of the advocate and all matters relating thereto would stand withdrawn absolute.