Inter denominational gospel prog
DIMAPUR: Jordan Christian Prayer House would be organising interdenominational gospel programme at Jordan Christian Prayer House, ‘E’ Khel, Toulazou Dimapur from February 19 to 21, 3 p.m.
Consumer awareness for teachers
DIMAPUR: Nagaland Voluntary Consumer Organization (NVCO) conducted a ‘Talk’ on consumer education on February 15 at Nagaland College Teacher Education, Kohima for 105 teacher trainees. The training focused on Consumer Protection act 1986 as part of their syllabus in community services. NVCO distributed 2nd edition of the booklet ‘NVCO on state wide consumer education’ and highlighted various problems faced by consumers in several district headquarters. NVCO president Kezhokhoto Savi urged the public to be vigilant while buying goods and availing of services. The booklets were also distributed at check gates, shops of Dimapur Town and requested all transporters and businessmen to carry booklet and not pay any cash /collection at check gates. NVCO also seized rusty weighing scales from fish vendors at PWD junction Kohima after it was found that 100 gms less fish were sold on purchasing two kilos. It also requested the fishmongers not to use wrong scales.
DC Mon convenes meet
DIMAPUR: Monthly meeting of DPDB Mon has been postponed to February 23, 11 a.m in the conference hall of the DC, Mon. Deputy Commissioner Mon has informed that meeting would deliberate on state road show on April 7 and 8 in Mon Town. All ministers, parliamentary secretaries and MLAs of the district including president of Konyak Union, KNSK and KSU with NGO representatives have been requested to attend the meeting. Commissioner and Secretary of all the Nodal Department i.e. Education, Forest, Sports, DUDA have also been requested to send representatives at the meeting.
NCD team feted
DIMAPUR: Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC), deputy chairperson DP Angami, has congratulated new team of Naga Council Dimapur (NCD) led by Savi Liegise who has been re-elected as president of the council. Congratulating the new team, the deputy chairperson in a message said re-instatement of Savi as the council’s president was a welcome step as he was a “capable and dynamic” leader under whose leadership, council had done yeoman service in fostering harmony and understanding among the different communities living in Dimapur. The deputy chairperson expressed hope that new team would continue to live upto the expectations of Dimapurians as a whole.
Sensitization on HIV and AIDS
DIMAPUR: An advocacy cum sensitization programme was held at Hozukhe village, Niuland Sub-Division on February 16. Power-point presentation on ‘HIV and AIDS, Drugs, and the Current Scenario’ was presented by DBC lecturer, Imkongmeren. Programme manager, Lipok Aier highlighted on initiatives of DNP+, TI, IDU Niuland in combating HIV/AIDS in the Sub-Division while ORW Dohishe testified about overcoming drug addiction. Hozukhe Village Council chairman, Ahoshe expressed gratitude to DNP+ for organizing the programme. Hozukhe Baptist Church pastor, Ithoshe encouraged the DNP+ members to visit more villages in future.
LFWC registration from Feb 19
DIMAPUR: All the members of Little Feet Worship Centre (LFWC), Industrial Village Razhuphe near DC court Dimapur have been informed that the registration for the year 2010 would start from February 19 at the Centre Office. The centre also informed that opening service of LFWC would be recommenced from February 21, 10.30 am with a team from VBS Ministries Bangalore. The activities of the service include spiritual recreation, singing, Bible study and story telling. Only the membership card holders would be allowed to attend the program. Further, members have been requested to contact on phone numbers 9774168678, 9856125425, 9436074025 for details.
PSTE meeting in Wokha
DIMAPUR: All PSTE trained personals and undergoing trainees from Wokha district have been informed to attend the general meeting on February 20, 10.30 am at the IDCCS office, near KSU office. Members have been requested to bring Rs. 350 failing which they would “not be counted as members of ANPSTA” as per the decision taken at the ANPSTA executive meeting February 10.
Issue of JNVST admit cards
DIMAPUR: District Education Officer Zunheboto has informed that Admit Card for Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya Selection Test (JNVST) Exam 2010 would be issued from February 18. Applicants have been requested to collect the same from District Education Office Zunheboto during office hours.
ARSU executive meeting
DIMAPUR: Atoizu Range Students Union (ARSU) has convened an executive meeting on February 20 at 10am near Government Higher Secondary School. Anato, president ARSU has requested all responsible to attend the meeting.
PLTWFI wins case
DIMAPUR: Despite the ban on many unions and associations in Nagaland, the Petroleum and Land Transport Workers’ Federation of India (PLTWFI) has informed that legal rights case filed before the High Court have been won by PLTWFI, Dimapur Truck Owners’ Association, Dimapur Motor Workers Association and Dimapur Motor and Trade Union. This was informed in a release issued by Akheto Achumi office in –charge PLTWFI.
Sewak medical camp at Urra village
DIMAPUR: A medical camp was conducted by HQ (P) Sewak under the guidance of chief engineer Brig Balraj Singh, on Thursday at Urra village, 40 kilometres away from Dimapur.
Around 280 patients were provided free medical assistance on various disorders. In the camp, patients on dental caries, periodontitis and oral cancer were examined and treated by dental officer Capt Vijay lal and his team. Dr SB Das distributed medicines for common diseases like common cold and cough, fever, diabetes, hypertension, common skin diseases and deworming. The village heads V. Kense and Kroneil Tem were also present on the occasion.
RTI Act awareness campaign in Noklak
DIMAPUR: A general awareness campaign on Right to Information Act 2005 was held at Noklak town hall on February 10 where State Information Commissioner, Rev. Dr. Pongsing Konyak highlighted the concept of RTI as main resource person. He exhorted the gathering to spread RTI message to every citizen, especially backward area people so as to make them understand that RTI was a powerful tool which could give them the chance to transform the way government and its officials function. The programme was chaired was by EAC, Patso and was attended by heads of offices, Church leaders, tribal leaders, student leaders, women leaders, NTAC, VCC, VDB and GBs.
Tsopo village council bans hunting
DIMAPUR: Tsopo Village Council (TVC) reiterating to its resolution adopted in 2006 has banned hunting with any kind of arms and weapons within village jurisdiction and neighboring villages. Tsopo village council chairman Hayipomo Tsopoe in a press release stated that weapons would be seized and fine would be imposed by the council court if anyone was found violating the resolution. Chairman and head GB of Tsopo village have appealed to public to cooperate with the village in protecting ecology and environment.