Passing out parade
DIMAPUR: Office of the Commissioner of Excise Dimapur has informed that passing out parade and Guard of Honour for Excise Field Staff short term basic training 2010 would be held on April 10, 9.30am at Dimapur Stadium.
Jakhama officers’ forum
DIMAPUR: The 2nd officers Forum Jakhama Sub-Division meeting will be held at office chamber of SDO (C) on April 14, 12 noon. All department officers have been informed to attend the meet.
Anti rabies vaccination
DIMAPUR: Department of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry, Phek will be organising anti rabies vaccination camp at Phek at veterinary hospital Phek on April 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The camp will be sponsored by ATMA Phek and will be organised by the Veterinary department Phek. Phek DVO, Dr. Mudozo Sahire has requested all dog owners to avail the vaccination.
ANDMSA general meeting
DIMAPUR: All Nagaland District Ministerial Staff Association (ANDMSA) has convened a state level general meeting on April 13 at 11am. T. Khongsai, general secretary (state level) ANDMSA has requested all 11 districts unit office bearers, executive members and all responsible to attend the meeting and requested district representatives to submit agenda for discussion.
Tribal joint meeting
DIMAPUR: A joint meeting of all the tribal units based in Kohima, ENWOK and ENPUK has been convened on April 10 at 10am at DUDA guest house. T ENPUK has requested all the responsible members and office bearers to attend the meeting.
YAPO supports proposed rail link
DIMAPUR: Yanmhon Area Public Organisation (YAPO) under Bhandari sub-division of Wokha district has extended support to the proposed rail link from Dimapur to Tuli along the entire foothills.
Stating that rail link was a long felt need of the areas, the organisation has urged the cabinet to take up the project as a priority.
The project once completed would boost the state economy and would cover Wokha, Mon, Tuensang, Longleng, Mokokchung and Zunbeboto areas.
CANSSEA Wokha unit to pursue 6th ROP case
DIMAPUR: The CANSSEA Wokha unit as per decision taken by central executive body of CANSSEA on March 25 informed all members to exercise option, ‘under protest’ for legal reasons. It also assured the members of the unit that it would pursue the case in tandem with ANSS6.
All Nagaland College Students’ Union
DIMAPUR: All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) has convened an executive meeting on April 14 at 2pm at the union office chamber. Union has requested all executives to attend the meeting.
LSUDU 38th annual general meeting
DIMAPUR: The 38th annual general meeting of Longjang Students’ Union Dimapur Unit (LSUDU) has been convened on April 10 from 10am at the residence of union treasurer Panger Pongen, Lower Lingrijan. Union has requested all responsible members from Class V onwards to attend the meeting.
Kiphire DPDB meeting
DIMAPUR: District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) meeting of Kiphire has been convened on April 12 at the office chamber of Deputy Commissioner, Kiphire at 9am. Chief minister Neiphiu Rio would attend and meeting.
Dimapur Sumi Students’ Union
DIMAPUR: Dimapur Sumi Students’ Union (DSSU) has convened a joint meeting on April 10 at the residence of union banker, Notun Bosti at 10am. DSSU has requested advisors, constitution re-drafting committee members, seniors, ex-presidents, general secretaries and executive members to attend the meeting.
MKTD seminar on career guidance
DIMAPUR: Merangkong Kaketshir Telongjem Dimapur (MKTD) will be organising career guidance seminar on April 10, 9 :30 p.m at Forest training, centre signal Basti near sub- urban police station. All student members have been informed to attend the seminar.
ANDBGPFK general meeting
DIMAPUR: The All Nagaland Drivers and Body Guards’ Prayer Fellowship Kohima (ANDBGPFK) has convened a general meeting on April 10 at the residence of banker at 10am. All office bearers, executive members, prayer group members and all responsible members are informed to attend the meeting.
KUD mass prayer day
DIMAPUR: Khrimtomi Union Dimapur (KUD) has convened a mass prayer day on April 10 at the residence of N. Kakheto Shohe, Signal Bosti at 6am. All members of Khrimtomi union under Dimapur district have been requested to attend the prayer service.
Chisholimi Kiphimi Kuqhekulu
DIMAPUR: An emergency meeting of Chisholimi Kiphimi Kuqhekulu (CKK) has been convened on April 10 at the residence of Hukiye Zhimo, Purana Bazaar at 11am. CKK has requested all executive members to attend the meeting.
Awareness programme on RTI, NREGA, PDS
DIMAPUR: Ao Students’ Union Padumpukhuri (ASUP) would be organizing an awareness programme on RTI, NREGA, PDS on April 10 at 10am at stadium Eastern Christian College, Padumpukhuri Dimapur.
Dimapur Surumi Community
DIMAPUR: Dimapur Surumi Community has convened a general meeting on April 10, 9am at the residence of its banker, Er. Shikato Jakhalu, Jorapukhuri Purana Bazar. All members, former office bearers and advisors have been requested to attend the meeting.
Eastern Nagaland People’s Union
DIMAPUR: Eastern Nagaland People’s Union Dimapur (ENPUD) has convened an executive meeting on April 10, 10.30am at the residence of its treasurer, Purana Bazar. All ENPUD office bearers, presidents of its six tribal units, execute members and senior citizens of the union have been requested to attend the meeting.
NCRC thanks giving Sunday
DIMAPUR: Nagaland Christian Revival Church Council (NCRCC) has informed that NCRC Thanksgiving Sunday would be held on April 11. All tribal executive secretaries have been requested to detail their respective tribal churches.
ANSTA Zunheboto meeting
DIMAPUR: All Nagaland School Teachers’ Association (ANSTA) Zunheboto unit has convened an executive meeting on April 10, 2pm at the residence of its banker, DC Hill Zunheboto. All executive members and area representatives have been requested to attend the meeting.
Women department SBCK to organize seminar
DIMAPUR: Women department of Sumi Baptist Church Kohima would be organizing a seminar on April 9-10 at its Church premise, Daklane. Resource persons for the event include Sumiho Yeputhomi who would talk/speak on the topic “The art of growing flower”; Lovitoli H. Awomi, Lecturer, MOCK on “Etiquette; Tokheni Awomi, Lecturer, Science college on “Personal grooming”; Phutoli L. Jamir, Deputy Director, School Education on “Responsibility of a mother in educating the child” and Hetoli K Zhimomi on “Deeper in faith mother”. All members have been invited to participate for the same and receive the blessings.
ATAN wokha unit supports parent body
DIMAPUR: The Aggrieved Teachers’ Association (ATAN) Wokha unit has declared to extend support and cooperation to ATAN Nagaland (parent body), seeking justice from the government of Nagaland and further requested the members to contact on 9615387706 for more information.
PGSU (NUCK) clarifies
DIMAPUR: Post Graduate Students’ Union (NUCK) clarifying he news item which was published under the caption ‘PGSU urges VC to shift HQ’ stated that union did not urge the VC to shift Kohima campus to Lumami Hq but asked the VC to keep his promise to shift the Kohima campus to Meriema campus on April 10.
Ganja found in unclaimed bag
KOHIMA: An unclaimed baggage containing around 20 Kgs of contraband Ganja was found from an NST bus (NL-11 0968) from Kohima NST bus station at around 9.40 am while the bus was on its way to Dimapur. The authority of the NST later handed over the consignment to the North Police Station.
Yehemi Union Dimapur
DIMAPUR: Meeting of Yehemi Union Dimapur has been convened on April 11, 2 p.m at the residence of its Banker Vihoto Yeptho Purana Bazar.
Poetry festival telecast
DIMAPUR: The 3rd North East Poetry Festival 2010 held on the theme ‘The Voices of Truth’ will be telecast on City Cable, Dimapur on April 9, 5 p.m. Nagaland won five of the 10 awards in the north east poetry competition 2010.
GBUD apprehend two miscreants
DIMAPUR: GBs Union Dimapur (GBUD) with the help of public apprehended two miscreants on April 7 at Super Market while they were trying to take away goods from an open vendor forcibly. Yeheto Zhimomi, general secretary GBUD in a press statement said the two miscreants allegedly belonged to NSCN (IM) named as Sangam Chang from Yangi village and Monggo Chang, from Sujang village. Further, two mobiles, one mobile battery and rupees one hundred forty were recovered from them and later handed over to East Police Station.
BSU on office building
DIMAPUR: Baghty Students Union (BSU) has been without an office building for the last 30 years. A release issued by BSU president David Ezung stated that a plot of land was brought for Rs 20,000 on credit for erection of a jubilee memorial stone and construction of an office but it is pending. Being a voluntary organization, the union was short of funds and therefore appealed to the MLA 40 A/C W Kithan parliamentary secretary Home guards, prison, fire and emergency service to provide assistance under various plans like the LADP for cause and benefit of the student union.
53 A/C Tsg Sardar members removed
DIMAPUR: Referring to the NPF Tuensang Division removal order on March 24, the 53 A/C Tuensang Sardar –I, president M. Leangkong and general secretary P. Shillem were removed from their respective posts for breach of discipline.
According to NPF Tuensang Division press and information secretary Yolise Sangtam and vice president N. Among Chang, the disciplinary action initiated against them did not mean that they had been expelled from active membership of the party but would continue to remain as active member so long as they desired to remain in the party. Meanwhile, the 53 A/C Tuensang Sardar –I has welcomed the decision of Tuensang division which would safeguard the party from “further damage”.
CWWS conducts total sanitation campaign
DIMAPUR: Total sanitation Campaign sponsored by Communication and Capacity Development Unit (CCDU), PHED and organized by Chakhesang Women Welfare Society (CWWS) covered 31 villages. The remaining villages would be covered by the end of April 2010.
The main focus of the campaign is importance of sanitation and the need to construct toilets in order to do away with the practice of open defecation in the villages, hand washing with soap after defecation and before meals, keeping the surrounding neat and clean through construction of pit and dust bins.
The campaign while encouraging villagers to receive the Nirmal Gram Puraskar award with the opportunities given by the government, also emphasized on bagging the most beautiful and cleanest village in Nagaland before the end of 2012.
Catholic missionary dead
DIMAPUR: Rev. Fr. Joachim Minj, SDB passed away due to a heart attack on April 7 around 12.20 noon at Don Bosco School, Tinsukia Assam, where he was serving as the Rector and Headmaster. The mortal remain was brought to Salesian College, Dimapur on Thursday. The funeral will be at Salesian College, Dimapur, at 8.30 am on Friday 2010. He worked earlier in many places including Don Bosco Higher Secondary School Wokha as Assistant Parish Priest, Golaghat Assam. He was born on May 16 1953 at Paker Toli, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Had the first profession to the religious life on May 24, 1977 at Sunnyside Shillong and was ordained on January 4, 1986 at Tainser, Ranchi, Jharkhand.
Tuensang DPDB meet rescheduled
DIMAPUR: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Tuensang, Y.L. Jami has informed that District Planning & Development Board (DPDB) meeting for Tuensang which was set to be held on April 22 has been rescheduled to be held on April 16, 9am at DC’s conference hall. Informing that Nagaland chief minister, Neiphiu Rio would address the meeting as circulated earlier, Jami requested all ministers/parliamentary secretaries/MLAs of the district to take note of the exigency and attend the meeting. Meanwhile, all Heads of Departments (HoDs) under Tuensang district have been informed to attend the meeting and put up developmental projects, proposals and plans for the district. Presidents of the four tribal Hohos, CKS, USLB, KTC, and YTC have also been invited to attend the meeting.
‘Ghost’ teachers in Zukihe GPS
DIMAPUR: Zukihe Village Education Committee (ZVEC) and Zukihe village council have stated that the village had no knowledge of the three ‘ghost’ teachers who had been drawing salary in the name of Zukihe Government Middle School.
While lauding the SIT for declaring teachers verification result, the ZVEC and village council has requested education department and government to take necessary action to the three teachers Kikropol Pucho categorized as ‘bogus’, Kughaka I Swu and Vihepu Yepthu as ‘doubtful’
Further, ZVEC chairman and head GB Nitokhu Katty and Zukihe village council chairman Hozuxu Chishi have requested the government to appoint more teachers as the few existing teachers were unable to cover the whole classes from A to 8.
No transfer for census officers
DIMAPUR: In a decision taken by State government, the appointed census officers/officials are not to be transferred till March 31, 2011 until the entire census operation was over. State Chief Secretary, Lalthara IAS in an official bulletin said census operation would involve in two phases starting from April 2010 to March 2011.
The first phase would focus on house listing, house census and operation of National Population Register and the second phase would be on enumeration to which, process of appointment and training of census officials had began.
In this regard the Chief Secretary has directed all administrative heads, HoDs and head of offices not to affect any transfer of census officers and officials till the census operation was over.
KSU on teachers’ recruitment
DIMAPUR: Kyong Students’ Union (KSU) has asked the chairman, District Level Selection Board (P &ET ) to disclose the marks obtained by candidates in written test and viva –voce during the primary and elementary teachers recruitment .
A letter addressed to chairman District Level Selection Board (P &ET ) by KSU vice president Zubenthung Tsanglao and
general secretary N Mhnbemo Mozhui stated that the union had asked the authorities to disclose the written test and viva voce marks earlier, in order to be updated on the performance of the candidates but the authorities maintained that as the interview process was being carried out on a confidential basis, disclosure of the marks could not be done until after declaration of the final results. The letter further said that the union had taken a serious account over the refusal by the authority to let the union sit as observer during the viva voce tests.