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Published on 13 Dec. 2009 12:29 AM IST
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IPACHA state mobilization workshop DIMAPUR: Indian People’s Alliance for Combating HIV and AIDS (IPACHA) will be organizing a state level mobilization workshop on December 14 at Centre for Community Transformation hall Old Bethesda School Building, Dimapur from 10 am to 2 pm. Advocacy campaign on HIV and AIDS DIMAPUR: The Kyong Lower Range Students Union in collaboration with NNP+ Kohima will be organizing a one day advocacy campaign on HIV/AIDS at Bhandari town on December 16 with the support of Nagaland Legislators Forum on AIDS-UNAIDS (LFA-UNAIDS) with ADC Bhandari Robin Lotha as chief guest. The main objective of the event is to create awareness and update on HIV epidemic, reduce the stigma and discrimination towards HIV treatment and response of community. The KLRSU has also extended invitation to all village authorities concerned, department, institutions and NGOs under 40 A/C Bhandari to attend the programme. CONFU meet DIMAPUR: Confederation of Naga Farmers’ Union (CONFU) has convened a meeting on December 15 at 10am at headquarter, Kohima. Rokobikho Savino, secretary CONFU informed that first half of the meeting would be only for central and divisional office bearers and the second half would be for the advisors and consultants. All joint secretaries (central), presidents, vice presidents and secretaries of all divisions have been requested to attend the meeting. PYSN organizes yoga training camp DIMAPUR: Patanjali Yoga Samiti Nagaland (PYSN) organized a health awareness and yoga training camp from December 3 to 8 which was attended by hundreds of people from the entire state of Nagaland. In a press note issued by Amiya Bardhan, PYSN has expressed gratitude to all who had attended the camp and also requested all the interested people to visit the PYSN yoga centre opposite Tragopan hotel and avail the opportunity of yoga to overcome various ailments. YSU medical camp held DIMAPUR: Yachem Students’ Union (YSU) organized a free medical camp at Yachem village sponsored by Yachem village Council and Yachem Village medical committee from December 1-5. The medical team was lead by Dr Rapfu , MO Medical college Longleng and Dr Sinha MO Yachem PHC along with three technicians and three nurses. The camp was also visited by malaria department team lead by the DMO Longleng. The YSU has thanked Parliamentary secretary RF & REPA S Pangnyu Phom for contributing Rs 1,30,0000 , DC Longleng Nihekhu Sema for donating Rs 10,000. Imliakum Phom for donating Rs 2000 and all those who contributed morally, financially and physically for the success of the camp BJP workers resign DIMAPUR: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mon District vice president, H. Topho Konyak has rendered his resignation from the active and primary membership of the part along with other party workers as P. Eshah Konyak, president BJP Angphang village 48 A/C Moka and Nokpai Konyak, party worker BJP 48 A/C Moka. In a joint press note issued by Topho Konyak, P. Eshah Konyak and Nokpai Konyak have stated that they have joined Indian National Congress. UBCA new team DIMAPUR: The first annual conference of United Baptist Churches Association (UBCA) Nagaland was held on December 5 at UBC Balijan near LRC Dimapur with Missionary to China Rev. Alem Meren as guest speaker. Speaking at the conference, Rev. Alem encouraged all The United Baptist Churches to be united and stand as one to glorify God and to reach the unreachable people around the world. At the conference, UBCA re-elected Rev. Y.T Lotha as its president and senior pastor L. Hevuto Awomi as its general secretary. The association also elected other executive board members. RHU observes World Disabled Day DIMAPUR: Rengma Handicapped Union (RHU) observed World Disabled Day on December 3 at RHU office, Tseminyu. RHU president, Ngabu Tep was the resource person at the programme and spoke on “Exposing talent in the era of a new generation”. He exhorted that people should not be discouraged by their physical disability and urged them to set exemplary living in life. The programme was attended by elders, NGOs and citizens of Tseminyu. ATMA training held at Ukha village DIMAPUR: A one day training programme for practicing farmers and farm women was conducted at Ukha village under Tobu block, Mon district on December 11. The training programme was sponsored by ATMA, Mon. Dr. M.S. Sachan, Subject Matter Specialist (Plant Breeding), KVK, Aboi, who is also the BTT Convenor of Tobu block. He highlighted about the activities of ATMA and spoke on multiple cropping system of hill agriculture. The resource person of the training programme Shoyan Konyak, SMS (Agronomy), KVK, Aboi talked about management practices of intercrops.40 farmers and farm women from different Self-Help Groups (SHG), attended the training programme. NYK capacity building program in Shamator DIMAPUR: A group of 61 youth leaders from Shamator area went through an animation and formation programme under the guidance of Tuensang District Coordinator John. Resource person Rev. Fr. Francis Yimso dealt on the topics of development from individual to society and vice versa. The registered clubs were also provided with games materials at the close of the program. WASU seminar Dimapur: Western Angami Students’ Union (WASU)will be conducting one day seminar on “Human Rights & Right to Information’ with Western Angami Women Organization at Little flower Convent, Sechü Zubza on December 19 with a motive to combat evils existing the society. DIS visits Khumishi GPS DIMAPUR: Deputy Inspector of Schools (DIS) Aghunato Kakugha Rotokha with EBRC coordinator Aghunato Joseph and other staff visited Government Primary School (GPS) Khumishi (s) and EBRC coordinator checked the SSA civil works and other grants. In a press note issued by K. Imto, I/C GPS Khumishi (s) has stated that all the visiting officials, VEC and village elders have expressed satisfaction over the proper utilization of grants for the purpose. DPBC observes 25th anniversary DIMAPUR: Dimapur Phom Baptist Church (DPBC) celebrated its 25th anniversary –cum- Church construction on December 6 where Rev. Dr. L. Anjo Keikung, general secretary NBCC and Y. Nüklu Phom, executive secretary PBCA Longleng were the main speakers. In a press note issued by S. Phakmei, youth pastor DPBC stated that exhortations were delivered by M. Chenlom, ex-MLA; K.L. Chishi, MLA from Dimapur-I; P. Dako Phom, parliamentary secretary Transport, Communication and Mechanical; Maongwati Ao, deputy commissioner Dimapur and S. Pangnyu, parliamentary secretary RD& Repa. The other highlights of the programme were, report from the Church construction chairman, special songs presented by Church choir, Signal Phom Church, Chumukedima fellowship, Kohima Phom Church and Konyak

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