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Published on 13 Mar. 2010 12:09 AM IST
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I Imkong, NPCC condoles DIMAPUR: President, NPCC, I. Imkong has condoled the demise of Piholi Awomi, mother of Y. Hewoto Awomi, member, Nagaland Legislative Assembly who passed away during the early hours of Friday. Imkong in A condolence note sent from New Delhi, described Piholi, mother of 11 children as “a brilliant home maker and the fruits of her lifelong labour are reflected in today’s society through those she leaves behind”. He also expressed “sincere apologies” for being unable to attend in person and prayed Almighty God give to grace and strength to the bereaved family to bear the loss and grant her blessed soul eternal peace. Meanwhile, the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPC) has also condoled the demise of Piholi Awomi, mother of Y. Hewoto Awomi, MLA on March 12 at Dimapur. A condolence note issued by Medokul Sophie, general secretary (Admn) NPCC, stated that the passing away of Piholi Awomi was “a sad milestone” for the NPCC. “In this hour of sorrow, the rank and file of the NPCC expresses its heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family. May the sorrow you feel in your heart lighten by the love that surrounds you”, added the release. HRUD general meet DIMAPUR: Hoshepu Range Union Dimapur (HRUD) has convened a general meeting on March 13, 10 a.m at the residence of its banker G. Ikuto Zhimomi, Thilixu village for selection of new office bearers for the tenure 2010-12. All members have been requested to attend the meeting. Fellowship programme DIMAPUR: First fellowship between Lotha Baptist Church, Mokokchung (LBCM) and families of Lotha women married to other tribes would be held on March 14,11am, at Lotha Baptist Church, Mokokchung. Toshi Aier (Lecturer at CTC), the speaker for the programme would focus on the theme ‘Serving together’.Pastor and members of Lotha Baptist Church Mokokchung has invited all the concerned families to come and attend the fellowship. IGNOU 21st convocation DIMAPUR: The twenty first Convocation of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be held on March 15, 3 p.m at University campus, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi with Padma Bhushan Prof. S.K. Joshi, former Director General of CSIR as chief guest. The Convocation will be held simultaneously through teleconferencing via satellite at the Regional Centre of the University. Commissioner & Secretary to the Government of Nagaland, Higher & Technical Education, F.P. Solo will be the guest of honour at Kohima Regional Centre, Nagaland College of Teacher Education, Kohima. Applicants invited for Stenography training KOHIMA: General Manager District Industries Centre, Kohima invited application for indigenous local candidate of Kohima district for undergoing nine months training in Stenography commencing form April 1. The eligible qualification would be matriculate and above. The training is purely non-residential and a stipend of Rs.500 only per month would be provided to the selected candidate. The date of interview will be on March 26, 11 am at the official chamber of general manager office, District Industries Centre, Kohima. The last date for submission of application along with two recent passport size photo with educational and testimony corticated should be submitted to the DIC, Kohima before March 21. GPRN/NSCN Rengma Region calling notice DIMAPUR: GPRN/NSCN Rengma Region has directed Nchenyhunlo Kemp, Khappur to report to the camp on or before March 17. Chairman, Rengma Region Vikuto Sumy notified that disciplinary action as per government ‘azha’ would be taken on failing to report to the camp. GPRN/NSCN expels one DIMAPUR: Sending a strong message to all GPRN/NSCN officials who failed to abide by party discipline and revolutionary ethics, office of the Ato Kilonser, GPRN/NSCN, had issued termination order of Nihokhu Sumi, Tatar, son of late Sahoi Sumi of Sahoi Village, UT 1 Region, for allegedly indulging in “anti-government/anti-party activity”. The termination from NSCN party and National Service would come effect from March 4, stated GPRN/NSCN. Clarification on rainfall data DIMAPUR: Nagaland Institute of Health, Environment and Social Welfare (NIHESW) has clarified to the report on Nagaland not having rainfall data which appeared on March 9, alleging it as “totally false”. NIHESW, programme officer, Vitsu Yhome in a press statement said the department of soil and water conservation, Kohima Nagaland, had been data-aiding NIHESW office in all its macro endeavors related to environment. While affirming that the NIHESW office has been procuring necessary meteorological data annually through the department of soil and water conservation, it also added stated that the data received on rainfall by the NIHESW was by far beneficial for education as well as project preparations. SASRD students on academic closure DIMAPUR: SASRD Students’ Union has expressed grief on the ongoing Nagaland University (NU) imbroglio putting the students academic career at stake. The union in a press statement by its president Imliangshi and PGSU SASRD president Martin Joror said with the NU history written by imbroglio one over the other, the students were compelled to question the authority on all matters. It further said the NU which was the sole university granting bachelors, masters degree and Ph. D degrees to majority of students in the state was keeping the students wondering how they were going to successfully complete their academic studies. The union also expressed fear that if the NU crisis was not solved at the earliest, the future of the state was in jeopardy and requested the higher authorities to delve into the problems and resolve the problem at the earliest.

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