NVA supports CANSSEA
DIMAPUR: The Nagaland Veterinarian Association (NVA) has extended support to the demands put forth by the CANSSEA for implementation of the 6th ROP in the State. A release issued by NVA President, Dr. David Sema urged upon the government of Nagaland to implement the 6th ROP from 2006 as per the directives of the central government.
Shohemi prayer meeting
DIMAPUR: The prayer meeting of Shohemi clan in all Sumi area has been convened on April 16 and 17 at Rotomi village, Zunheboto district. S. Yekhevi Shohe, secretary Shohemi Kuposhukulu has requested all Shohemi clan in Sumi area to attend the prayer meeting and to reach the village by 3pm.
DKST silver jubilee celebration
DIMAPUR: The silver jubilee celebration of Dimapur Khensa Sensotsür Telongjem (DKST) has been convened on April 14. The Telongjem chairman and president have requested all the residence of Khensa village Dimapur, Anük-Apang (in-laws), distinguished dignitaries and special invitees from different union and associations to attend the celebration.
FRMCA 27th annual general meeting
DIMAPUR: The 27th annual general body meeting of Forest and Raw Materials Contractors Association (FRMCA), Tuli has been convened on April 15 at the conference hall of the association. Association general secretary has requested all responsible members to attend the meeting and also informed that failing which article 24 of the constitution would be implemented on the absentees.
Organic tea training
DIMAPUR: The Sub-Divisional Agriculture Officer (SDAO), Akuluto has informed that training on organic tea production would be held on April 13 at “Nagashine Tea” factory Lumami. SDAO Akuluto Atoi Sema has requested all the tea growers and interested tea farmers of Akuluto, V.K area and surrounding villages of Atoizu to attend the training.
Kohima DPDB meeting
KOHIMA: The monthly meeting of the Kohima District Planning & Development Board will be held on April 15, 11 a.m at Conference Hall of Shalom Bible Seminary, Sechu (Zubza). ADC (Planning), Ketoho Luho has asked all members to assemble at DC’s Office at 10 a.m to proceed together to the meeting venue located about two kms from NH-39 and about 12 kms from Kohima.
KUC celebrates Aoleang
DIMAPUR: Konyak Union Chumukedima (KUC) celebrated Aoleang festival on April 1 at the residence of its treasurer C Chingkup where over a 1000 people attended. Speech on background of the Aoleang festival was delivered by Rev W Pongsing, state information commissioner. The highlights of the celebrations included folk songs and dance by Tobu area and Wakching area respectively.
Lost and found
Dimapur: A driving license belonging to Ajoy Mech was found at Nepali Basti junction on Sunday. The rightful owner has been informed to contact at 9436658251.
LYO bans hunting, felling trees
DIMAPUR: Lhisemia Youth Organisation (LYO) resolving to support the resolutions adopted by Kohima village council, L. Khel council, state government and Kohima village has banned hunting, cutting fire-wood, collection of jungle fowls, plants and burning of jungles within its jurisdiction. LYO in its executive meeting also resolved to prohibit employing or sheltering Bangaldeshi immigrants (Kitamia) in any form. LYO in a press release reiterated its stand to implement the prohibitions within L. Khel’s traditional jurisdictions. Further, the organisation has cautioned that individuals or group found violating the prohibitions would be punished as per the law of the land and also requested its neighbouring villages, Khels to bear with the organisation if violators were caught from their jurisdictions.
Community hall in Mopungchuket
DIMAPUR: As a part of the ongoing Civic Action Projects being undertaken by IGAR(N) at Mopungchuket in Mokokchung District, 9 Assam Rifles of Seven Sector, IGAR(N) completed foundation laying (Phase-1) as part of the construction of Community Cum recreation Hall at Mopungchuket village.
According to a defence release, the subsequent Phases would be completed during the next few months and handed over to the village authorities.
The community cum recreation hall is a welcome addition to the village which hitherto lacked any such building where all villagers could congregate, stated the release. Meanwhile, the villagers have appreciated the efforts of IGAR (N) for the project and for continuing to live up to their motto ‘Friends of the Hill People’.
provide arms to village guards: SASSU
DIMAPUR: Seyochung Area Students’ Union (SASSU) has in an open letter to Nagaland Commissioner, village guard in charge appealed to provide arms and ammunition to the village guards.
Union stated that village guards had only been provided with uniform and are “government made parasites”
SASSU general secretary Y.Chorise Sangtam in a press release said though village guards were looked upon as government servants deployed in their own respective villages to maintain peace, and security of the society, yet a decade old village guards history remain the same without any achievement.
DIMAPUR: An emergency meeting of Aggrieved teachers Association of Nagaland (ATAN) has been convened on April 12, 3 p.m at ISBT. ATAN Secretary Yanger has requested all members to attend the meeting.
Wokha VEC trained on civil works
DIMAPUR: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) district mission authority Wokha conducted a sensitization training programme on civil works on April 7 and 8 at EBRC hall Bhandari and DCs conference hall Wokha respectively.
As many as 200 WECs,VECs, secretary, chairman members, teachers attended the training from all selected schools to be implemented on civil works construction during 2009-2010 budget.
DC and ex-officio chairman DMA (Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan) Wokha Wepretso Mero exhorted the gathering to be responsible for effective implementation of civil works construction and judicious utilisation of SSA fund.
Others who spoke included Vysan R. IAS SDO (C) Wokha, DEO M. Rakomo Lotha and DIS Solanthung Lotha. Technical support for the project execution was highlighted by Wothungo JE DMA (Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan) Wokha.
Aggrieved adhoc laboratory technician’s plea
DIMAPUR: Aggrieved adhoc laboratory technicians under health and family welfare department have appealed to the competent authority to grant them first preference in existing vacancies. A note issued by lab technician Wepu Mero said technicians had been appointed on condition of a pre- revised scale of Rs 1300 for one year and extended for another year. However, instead of getting continuation order after they were appointed for afresh for another year and expressed ‘surprise’ as what would happen after the tenure was over. They appealed for justice and expressed hope that they would be given first preference in existing vacancies.
Peren NPF support Rio, T. R. Zeliang
DIMAPUR: The 7 Peren A/C NPF has reaffirmed to support chief minister, Neiphiu Rio and T. R. Zeliang and re-affirmed resolution no. 8 Peren A/C meeting dated August 9, 2008. The decision to support was taken at executive meet cum get-together held on March 17 at the residence of Arang Zeliang, president, 7 Peren A/C NPF Jalukie town. The meeting also elected Alumbe as joint secretary, Abon Ganmei as advisory, Neingta Newmai as executive member and Agumbe as assistant secretary publicity and information respectively.
Admission help for Naga students
DIMAPUR: The University of Hyderabad, Naga students have called upon Naga students who want to pursue their studies in the university especially in IMA, IMSc, MA, MSc, and Research programmes to contact the Naga students in the university. According to a press note, it has been the tradition of the Nagas in the University of Hyderabad to assist and host the new students until admission was completed and also to accommodate them in the hostels and guesthouses in the university.
More information can be sought by logging on to www.uohyd.ernet.in. or contact Tovika T. Jimo- 09642644958, Anguno Khate- 091602325, Vezokhoto-09550258938, Somba Chang- 09160210865, Nokpong Konyak- 09885106758, Eastrose Rengma- 08142050480, Machio Merry- 09703655275/ 9856511790 and Shiluti Lkr- 09703655094/ 9856262703 for details.
THBO meeting on clan linkage
DIMAPUR: Tai-Hau Brothers’ Organization (THBO) Nagaland and Manipur held a meeting with clan members of Maram, Zeliangrong, Angami, Rengma and Chakhesang on April 9 at Dimapur. Organization convener, Dr. John Rangba Mara addressed the meeting on the importance of having family clan linkage as ‘Christian brothers’. Others who spoke at the meet included Kruzecha Rio, Seto Sechu, Ikulung Elunglung, G.H. Ramlia, Kethozhapu Mera, Khrietsovi Kath, Alin Kamei and Joel Nillo Kath. Participants elected members from all five tribes for continuation of further research about the clan in their respective areas.
FTC 1st graduation ceremony
DIMAPUR: The first graduation ceremony of Faith Theological College (FTC), Ura villa colony, Circuit house area Dimapur would be held on April 15, 1pm with Hewoto Awomi, MLA as the chief guest and Rev. Kaifa Ezung, director Asia Evangelistic Fellowship, Northeast India as guest speaker.
Rev. Dr. S. Gangte, founder principal FTC has requested the board members, principal, faculty, graduating students, parents, Church leaders, friends, relatives, well-wishers and correspondence students (past and present) to attend the ceremony.
Elumyo women group grateful
DIMAPUR: The Elumyo Wokha Town Women group has expressed gratitude to all those individuals for their support during the get together cum picnic at Doyang, Wokha on April 10.
The group has specially thanked Col. R.C. Kotach and Kuldip Singh of 41 Assam Rifles and NEEPCO Engineer Wing for their assistances during the programme.
Students inducted in Peace Channel
DIMAPUR: Chief guest Rev. Fr. Joshi Varghese, Principal, MGM Hr. Sec. School, while exhorting the induction ceremony said Peace Channel members could be positive change makers in the society.
In his message during the official induction of Peace Channel, Peace Club members held at MGM Hr. Sec. School on April 9, he said peace was an all round development, touching the spiritual, economic, social, cultural and religious aspects of society. According to him, peace is possible when people learn to accept and love all irrespective of cast, creed and religion. He said Peace Club members have to be instruments of peace in every given situation.
The chief guest later conferred the members with a scarf, badge and woggle as the member’s identity and reminded the members to be torch bearers of peace and reconciliation. The induction programme officially ended with a peace pledge and peace anthem.
Peter the teacher in charge of the school introduced and inducted over 100 students as peace activists, who will be the forerunners and a force for change.