Closure of Viola Colony, Signal Basti road
DIMAPUR: Link road between Viola Colony and Signal Basti will remain closed w.e.f March 22 due to the ongoing construction of major culvert. Viola Colony Council (VCC) Dimapur, Chairman has asked the public to bear with the inconvenience till construction was complete.
Peren adhoc teachers meeting
DIMAPUR: General meeting of All Adhoc Teachers under Peren district has been convened on March 27, 11 am at GHSS Jalukie town. All adhoc teachers have been requested to attend the meeting.
Bhumpak Village Council bans hunting
DIMAPUR: Bhumpak Village Council (BVC) has banned hunting in Shetjupüng, Yasi, Khietu, Mangnyi, Jakshük, Mulak and Teishu forests with the core objective to preserve flora and fauna. A joint release issued by BVC chairman Chongsi Chang, head GB Chingmak Chang and secretary TB Mongko Chang stated that the forest areas would serve as safe haven for Tragopan, Hornbill, and Stag and council had tied up with village authorities and individuals to preserve rare species at any cost. The council has therefore informed that cutting of trees, bamboo, wild plants, hunting, carrying of firearms, catapults would be prohibited in the forest areas and fine of Rs 50,000 would be imposed to violators.
Two villages renamed under Noklak area
DIMAPUR: Two villages under Noklak, Panso-A to Pathso Nyukheng and Panso-B to Pathso were renamed on March 16. Minister for Soil & Water Conservation, Land Resources Development, P. Longon and Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries, Relief & Rehabilitation and Printing & Stationaries S. Heno who were the chief guests at Pathso and Nyukheng villages expressed good wishes for the villages and asked the villagers to live in good spirit with the new village name and also to extend support to government to bring more development and progress in the villages. P. Longon also visited Dan ITC on March 16 where he inaugurated newly established school (Straightway Mission School) and dedication was done by Rev. Lanu Longchar, President, IEF, Nagaland.
KLRSU supports LLRPO statement
DIMAPUR: The Kyong Lower Range Students’ Union (KLRSU) has declared to strongly support the statement published by Lotha Lower Range Public Organization (LLRPO) regarding recruitment of school teachers under DIS Bhandari. Amos Odyuo, president KLRSU in a press statement has appealed to the government to appoint the selected candidate of 40 Bhandari A/C for the interest and welfare of the people of the range, especially for the student community and also to avoid teacher irregularities, the major problem being observed since long time back.
Police recruitment rally from April 7
DIMAPUR: Nagaland Police Department would be holding general recruitment rally in the rank of constables with the pay scale of rupees 2750-70-3800-75-4400 per month plus other allowances as desirable under rules to fill up existing vacancies of DEF/NAP. The vacancies are to be filled up in district headquarters of Kohima, Dimapur, Mokokchung, Mon, Tuensang, Zunheboto, Phek, Wokha, Peren and Longleng. In a press statement issued by Inspector General of Police (Hqrs), Nagaland L.L. Doungel IPS said the recruitment rally would be held from April 7 onwards and informed all interested candidates to contact respective Superintendent of Police of the districts on or before April 5.
Regular teacher employees to submit forms
KOHIMA: The office of Deputy Inspector of Schools Tseminyu has informed that a tentative seniority list for regular graduate teachers, supervisors (AE) and SISs from 1993 onwards will be prepared by the department. All regular employees have been asked to submit first appointment order, regularization order, granting of graduate scale order, HSLC admit card and certificates, graduate admit card and certificate, permission order for B.Ed/MA study. Documents are to be sent to Cheng Kath, SIS headquarters, for DIS Tseminyu on or before April 16.
Awareness programme crop production
DIMAPUR: ICAR Nagaland centre would be organizing awareness cum training programme on impact of weather and climate of the farming region on crop production on March 27 at ICAR Research Complex for NEH region, Medziphema. main objective of the programme is to create awareness among the farmers, students, NGOs, state level officers and scientist in dealing with weather and climate issues that affect agricultural production on their farms and to increase the interaction between the farmers and the agrometeorological service providing agencies like IMD, SAUs, ICAR and others.
Disaster management training in Tuensang
DIMAPUR: A programme on Disaster Management organised by Civil Defence and Home Guards, Tuensang is underway. The training started at Kudai village on March 17 imparted by L. Henito Sumi, company commander, Civil Defence and Home Guards, Tuensang, Phayang Khiam S.I., I. Lima H/ASI with jawans from Civil Defence and Home Guards. According to an official bulletin, the programme started with practical demonstration of knotting and lashing, a lecture on earthquake was given and practical demonstration was shown in rescue and relief work. There was also a demonstration on first aid and rescue and relief works during fire. A programme was also held at Tuensang Town Hall on March 18 with Red Cross Society and NGOs team. The programme will also be held in Tuensang Town Hall with college students on March 20 and NCC and Scouts and Guides on the March 22 and in Khthua village on March 23.
VGWS emergency meeting
DIMAPUR: Emergency general meeting of Vishepu Ghami Welfare Society (VGWS) has been convened on March 21, 2pm at the residence of Tokhuvi Muru, 3rd mile Dimapur. All members are requested to attend the meeting.
Dimapur Sumi Students’ Union meeting
DIMAPUR: Dimapur Sumi Students’ Union (DSSU) has convened a meeting on March 23 at 11am at the residence of union banker, Notun Bosti. DSSU has requested all executive members to attend the meeting.
State NCP attend national conclave
KOHIMA: Two NCP legislators from the state minister for Agriculture Dr. Chumben Murry and parliamentary secretary RD and REPA S. Pangyu Phom, attended the two-day national conclave of NCP from March 13 and 14 at Karla near Pune. Nagaland unit NCP in a release said the conclave discussed many important issues faced by the nation, women reservation bill, increasing urban population and issues related to youths etc. In his speech, Dr. Chumben said NCP Nagaland supported the move of women reservation bill, but also pointed out that for a small house like Nagaland Assembly, 33 % reservation may be very high.
DNSU 3rd union assembly
DIMAPUR: The third union assembly of Diphupar Naga Students’ Union (DNSU) has been convened on March 27 at 11am at union office. Benjamin Lasuh, secretary union assembly DNSU has requested all the executives of DNSU and tribal units’ president to attend the assembly.
ANGDA support demand for 6th ROP
DIMAPUR: All Nagaland Government Drivers’ Association (ANGDA) reaffirmed its previous stand to support the newly formed All Nagaland State Service 6th ROP Demand Forum (ANSS6thROPDF) till demand of the forum was fulfilled. A joint meeting of ANGDA held on March 13 adopted three point resolutions.
A joint press statement issued by association president, Milan Raj Banshi and general secretary, Kevilezo Tunyi informed that it had also resolved to abide by orders made by responsible office bearers for betterment of government employees in the state.
Further, in the process of agitation, ANGDA has cautioned all members not to indulge in any intoxicative things and also requested all drivers to maintain proper/decent attitude and behavior.
Sanis students appeal to govt. employees
DIMAPUR: In view of irregular government employees under the jurisdiction of SDO (Civil) Sanis,the Sanis Students’ Union (SSU) has appealed to all government employees to be in station for smooth functioning and welfare of the public. A press release issued by SSU president, Renbithung Kyong stated that union would be conducting surprise checking and in the event of any employee being found absent from his/her duty, stern action would be taken according to the resolution of the union.
Further, SSU has informed all non-locals and shops within Sanis to avail Inner Line Permit (ILP) and permit failing which union has cautioned that it would take ‘severe’ action, the release added.
Civil societies to protect Zoological Park
DIMAPUR: Forest Department of Nagaland, Naga Council Naga Hoho and NSF have reaffirmed the resolution passed in September 2005 to support and protect the Zoological Park. All the three Civil societies, Naga Council, Naga Hoho and NSF have expressed gratitude to department for initiatives taken to share problems and assured them their best support in protecting, development and management of Nagaland Zoological Park. A joint meeting of Forest Department of Nagaland, Naga Council Naga Hoho and NSF was held on March 19 at Dimapur where it resolved to sit for discussion with villagers surrounding Nagaland Zoological Park to solve the problem and appraise ground realities to department and administration for further action.
CIH training programme postponed
DIMAPUR: Training programme on ‘production of quality planting materials’ organised by Central Institute of horticulture, Medziphema has been postponed to March 22, 10.30 am at CIH, Medziphema. All interested Citrus/Cashew Growers, nurserymen, unemployed youths and individuals have been informed to contact 03862-247707/09436606368 for further details.
Rape of a minor condemned
JSC: Japukong Students’ Conference (JSC) has condemned incident on March 10 where a seven year old girl was raped by one Moateka of Longjemdang village under Mangkolemba Sub-Division. JSC expressing deep resentment over the heinous act has appealed to administration to award befitting punishment to the culprit at the earliest as per law of the land.
LSM: Longjemdang Senso Mungdang (LSM) and its village council have also condemned the rape incident. The Mungdang stated that such barbaric and inhuman act should be condemned by all right thinking citizen. It also urged the responsible authorities to book the culprit at the earliest and award befitting punishment.
Meanwhile, Sungratsu Senso Mungdang and Sungratsu-tsur Telongjem, Mokokchung town have condemned of rape of a minor girl a citizen of Sungratsu village, residing in Mangkolemba by Moateka of Longjemdang village. The Union appealed to the authorities to award befetting punishment to the culprit as per the law. The union declared that it would remain as a silent spectator till justice was delivered.