Heavy vehicle restricted over Bailey bridge
DIMAPUR: Movement of heavy vehicles through Bailey bridge has been restricted due to its inability to carry heavy loads. Engineer-in-chief, PWD, Kohima, Er. N. Chielie, while seeking cooperation from the administration and public, stated that it was decided after a coordination meeting between the engineers from 15 BRTF and NPWD held on March 20, that 15 BRTF would immediately take up one subway to allow all heavy vehicles for crossing the river in view of the ongoing construction of the permanent bridge to carry heavy loads. The release further said that commander of 15 BRTF has also agreed to maintain the bridge till the election process are over.
DC Kiphire informs on exemption of vehicles
DIMAPUR: Deputy Commissioner, Kiphire, has brought to the notice of all concerned seeking exemption of vehicles and polling personals from election. According to a notice issued by DC, Kiphire, L. Yantsowo Lotha, no application for exemption of vehicles would be entertained till detailment of vehicles for polling parties are completed, attachment and allotment of vehicles to the polling parties would be made as per the direction of the Election Commission of India. The notice also stated that no application for exemption of polling personnel from election duty would be entertained except for some exceptional cases duly recommended by medical board set up for the purpose while also informing all concerned that the data base of polling personnel have been prepared and detailment of polling parties would be made through ‘Randomization’ as per the direction of ECI.
NSCN (IM) on AR’s presence near Hebron
DIMAPUR: Despite hectic preparation for the celebration of NSCN (IM) 29th Republic Day on March 21 at its headquarter, Hebron, presence of Assam Rifles personnel has caused another ‘irritant’ to the NSCN. “There was no reason for them to be around the road to Hebron other than to play foolhardiness against the sentiments of the Naga people in general and NSCN in particular. This kind of provocation is uncalled for and NSCN expresses strong displeasure against AR for deliberately making their presence felt in the area where the situation never warranted”, stated a press release issued by MIP/GPRN. The release also stated that an appeal to the AR to leave the Naga in peace to celebrate the Republic Day has been made.
GMS Okotso inaugurated
DIMAPUR: GMS Okotso, Wokha was inaugurated by Wati Rengma, DEO Wokha on March 17. DIS, Wokha Tsenyimi Lotha also attended the function. Meanwhile, VEC Okotso in a press note jointly issued by its chairman, Mhondano Murry and secretary, N. Shanrithung Shitio have extended gratitude to the state government and the department in-charge for upgrading the school and for having assured to continually give the best to make the school an ideal place of learning and for the uplift of the community.
Noklak NPF to support C. M Chang
DIMAPUR: 56th Noklak NPF party has affirmed to support lone Lok Sabha candidate, C.M Chang for the forthcoming parliamentary election in the state. The party in a release issued by its president, P. Peshing appreciated the chief minister Neiphiu Rio and NPF president, Dr. Shurhozelie for having concern towards backward people to bring all round development in the state and declared to support Chang as representatives of Nagas.
VCC Tobu appoints
DIMAPUR: Village Congress Committee (VCC), 55 A/C Tobu has appointed Chaokba Konyak, former candidate as president on March 17 by the presidents of VCC, AYCC, AMCC and ACCC office bearers. VCC Tobu president, Thaoba in a release has appealed all Congress workers of Tobu to extent co-operation to the newly elected president.
DIMAPUR: Usutomi Union Dimapur (UUD) has expressed condolence on the demise of retired director late T.Kikheho Sema on March 9. The union in a release stated that late Kikheho was a visionary leader who stood for the welfare of the downtrodden. UUD has also expressed sympathy for the bereaved family.
Awareness training at Sanis
DIMAPUR: A block level awareness training on control of important animal diseases with special reference to swine fever and bird flu was held on March 16 at community hall Sanis town. The training was aimed at imparting awareness on various animal diseases to village level functionaries who would transfer the message to rural masses for uplift of their economy. The resource persons were DVO Dr.Andrew Patton, Dr.Yovino Mekro, Dr.Mhonchan Shitiri and Dr.Lhuveta who spoke on topics including awareness, control and prevention of bird flu, zoonosis and vaccination schedule and important livestock diseases. Around 70 functionaries from the block attended the training.
NPF Phek div welcomes
DIMAPUR: NPF Phek Division has welcomed former MLA 18, former vice president NPCC and veteran congress leader Chozuba A/C Nuzota Swuro, co-convener legal advisor NPCC Niko Akami, president, general secretary and finance secretary congress youth wing mission compound Phek Nuvochi, Shezo and Vekuzo respectively who have resigned from Congress to join NPF and expressed hope that their joining would strengthen the party.
SJP candidate for Lok Sabha polls
DIMAPUR: Socialist Janata Party (SJP), Central Election Committee has informed that Akhei Achumi would be the candidate for Lok Sabha polls.
DIMAPUR: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) 3 Dimapur-III A/C held a general meeting on March 19 and resolved not to contest in the forthcoming by-elections. The party has also resolved to support any candidate who can work for the welfare of the people.
New Shena VC informs
DIMAPUR: New Shena village under 32 Atoizu A/C held a meeting on March 15 and resolved to support NPF candidate for the forthcoming LS polls.