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April 13
Published on 14 Apr. 2010 12:10 AM IST
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School closure
DIMAPUR: St. Mary’s Montessori and High School, NL Road, Dimapur will remain closed today. This was informed by the school administrator.
YouthNet clarifies
DIMAPUR: YouthNet clarifying to its report published in local dailies on April 13 issue said one of the GBs which was written as ‘Chief Angh’, should be either read as ‘Chief GB’ or ‘Head GB’ and not as mentioned.
KMC advisory committee meet
DIMAPUR: Administrator Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) has convened its first advisory committee sitting on April 20,1 p.m at KMC hall.
CM to attend DPDB meetings
DIMAPUR: State chief minister Neiphiu Rio will attend a special District Planning & Development Board (DPDB) meeting in Phek on April 15, Town Hall and on April 22, 9 a.m in Mon.
GBs and NVC clarify on NREGA fund
DIMAPUR: GBs and members of Naghuto (old) Village Council (NVC) have clarified that the case filed against NREGA fund has been withdrawn on April 9 as department has assured to release the pending bill to villagers if the case was withdrawn at the earliest. Informing this in a joint press statement, Naghuto (old) village GB, Hokiye Chishi; council member, Hokuto Chishi and ex-council member, Tsatekha have also stated that any element found against the resolution would be strictly dealt by the village council.
Tohanba to tour Tuensang district
DIMPAUR: Parliamentary Secretary for Information & Public Relations, Economic & Statistics, R. Tohanba will be touring Tuensang district from April 15 to 22. During his tour Tohanba will attend Tuensang DPDB meeting, inaugurate GMS building at Y/Auner village and will also visit Tsasher village and Meleangkiur village. He will inaugurate Rest House building at Wapher village and attend YTC session as speaker at Pungro. Besides, he will also attend meeting at Shamator town and programme on ‘Exposition of Gender Talent through Culture’ as the chief guest, which will be organised by NEZCC and Art & Culture.
BSNL-Naga Laughter Sensation top 6
DIMAPUR: The Top-6 Contestants of the BSNL-Naga Laughter Sensation along with the number of votes gathered areContestant no - 7, Pur Neken - 8,215 votes, Contestant no - 2, Sanjay Thapa - 6,112 votes, Contestant no - 1 Chuchang Jamir - 3,149 votes, Contestant no - 5 Ashok Jain - 3,005 votes, Contestant no - 4 Shehayi Rhakho - 2,630 votes, Contestant no - 8 Kumar BK - 2,435 votes, Contestant no - 6 Kusazo Dozo - 1,212 votes (Eliminated).
ERSU assembly
DIMAPUR: Englan Range Students’ Union (ERSU ) will hold its 1st Union assembly on April 19 at 10:30 am at the Quinker foundation meeting hall opposite Hotel Ni –Li , police point Wokha to deliberate on the activities of the union. The union speaker. Nchumbemo asked all federating Units to attend the assembly and bring their annual membership fee.
Wokha booth level officers
DIMAPUR: All booth level officers under Wokha district have been requested to submit their contact numbers to the Election branch, Office of the deputy commissioner and district election officer or contact Toshi Aier AEO Wokha 9436001957/ HA (Sr) 9615621608 on or before April 15.
Calling notice to GMS Waziho teacher
KOHIMA: Department of School Education has informed SK Karna, SC teacher GMS Waziho to join the his posting place within one month from the date of this notice (April 9). Failing which, the department added service would be terminated without any further notice.
LVSU executive meeting
DIMAPUR: Longsachung Village Students’ Union (LVSU) has convened an executive meeting on April 25, 1 pm at village community hall. All responsible executives have been requested to attend the meeting.
BOH medical camp held
DIMAPUR: Bridge Of Hope (BOH), a child care project of Believers Church, Chumukedima held its annual medical camp on April 10 at project centre where more than 100 children, parents and neighbors were treated. BOH has expressed gratitude to Dr. Temjen, RMO 14th NAP (IR); Dr. Sentila, RMO 10th NAP (IR); Dr. Ruopfüvizo, RMO 2nd NAP; Dr. Amenla, RMO 11th NAP (IR) and Dr. Lima, RMO 13th NAP (IR) for rendering their service voluntarily towards the project centre and the community.
Priests get together
KOHIMA: Angami Catholic Youth Association (ACYA) conducted a get-together of past and present office bearers along with Angami Catholic priests on April 10 at Mt. Tabor retreat centre, Kohima. The programme was organized to appreciate all forerunners of ACYA particularly its office bearers and in commemoration with the year of priests, all Angami Catholic Priests were felicitated.
Peren DPDB meet
DIMAPUR: Monthly Peren District Planning & Development Board (DPDB) meeting for April has been convened on April 23, 9.30am at Town Hall, Peren. DC Peren, Khrienuo C. Metha has informed that Nagaland chief minister, Neiphiu Rio will be addressing the meet. All members, presidents of ZLR Boudi, ZLR Mipui and Kuki Impi have been requested to attend the meeting.
KSU federal assembly cum sports meet
DIMAPUR: Konyak Students’ Union (KSU) will hold its federal assembly cum 19th sports meet from April 20-27 at Tizit town. Minister for Forest, EE & Excise, M.C. Konyak would grace the inaugural function as chief guest while closing function would be graced by DAN chairman & MLA, Aloh Wangham. All presidents, secretaries and teams along with respective area games & sports secretaries have been requested to reach Tizit by April 19.
Akuluto Range Students’ Union
DIMAPUR: Akuluto Range Students’ Union (ARSU) has convened an emergency meeting on April 17 at the ARSU office. ARSU president has requested all executive members to attend the meeting.
Aghunaqa Area Students’ Union
DIMAPUR: Aghunaqa Area Students’ Union has convened a general meeting on April 17 at 10 am at the residence of its Sub banker Nepali Basti . AAAU president Shikato Yeptho requested all executive members to attend the meeting.
IGAR (N) donates TV & DTH in Bhandari
DIMPUR: The 41 Assam Rifles of Five sector, IGAR (N) donated TV sets and DTH to Don Bosco School (DBS) boy’s hostel and community hall at Bhandari.
According to a defence release, the sets were provided to the school administration and village GB’s respectively by the 41 Assam Rifles on behalf of IGAR (N) as a part of DGAR MCA project.
KSU to observe Black Day
DIMAPUR: Kyong Students’ Union (KSU) will be observing Black Day silent procession on April 14 in memory of late Chumdamo Lotha and late Thungkhomo Lotha who were shot dead by Nagaland Police on April 14. 1977 while the students took out a silent procession in Wokha town. KSU appealed to all shops, educational institutions to remain closed during the procession to show solidarity to the martyrs.
VEC on GPS Old Ralan
DIMAPUR: Chairman of VEC Ralan Old Ralan Village Yibemo Ezung has requested the education department to reinstate Zachamo Kikon, PT, Apeni, PT and Lopilo PT of GPS Ralan Old village under DIS Bhandari. Ezung stated that all three teachers were permanently settled in the village and has undergone training in various states and after thorough investigation by village council and community no “ghost teachers” were found in GPS Ralan Old Village.
Road proposed from Tezatse to Kizari
DIMAPUR: Leaders of Tezatse, Kizari and Koitsu villages in a joint meeting with Parliamentary Secretary Yitachu Sharu on April 8 discussed the construction of new road from Tezatse to Kizari.
The meeting was attended by village council leaders, church leaders and NPF unit leaders. The villagers of the three villages expressed gratitude to parliamentary secretary Yitachu for the planned construction of the new road, which the villagers had longed for the past many years.
Sovima village patta renewal
DIMAPUR: Sovima Village Council (SVC) has notified the general public to renew plot patta on or before April 30. A joint note issued by Village council Sovima secretary Jasahie and “E” Khel GB Selevi Yhokha informed every household to deposit their membership fees to their respective Khel GBs on or before April 30 for the village census, failing which the VC would initiate action. The note further informed that sale and purchase or mortgage of land at Sovima village should be with the consent of the village council or it would not be responsible for problems arising in the future.
WSSU on shortage of govt teachers

DIMAPUR: Western Sumi Students Union (WSSU) said with publication of SIT vigilance report, chaos and uncertainty had engulfed parents and students enrolled in Government Primary and Middle Schools in the state mostly in Dimapur and under Western Sumi areas.
Union in a representation addressed to state chief minister stated that report had adversely affected the students due to the absence of teachers as many schools have become “No teachers school” and students has been victimized and deprived of their fundamental rights of education. The representation said that as per government provisions the students- teacher ratios should be 6 teachers for below 100 students and 8 teachers for 100 students but presently the students – teacher ratio had declined to single or completely nil teachers.
Further, as the academic session for 2010-2011 is in full swing and students of the government primary schools are left in the lurch due to absence of teachers union said if the issue was not addressed immediately, career of students would be at stake. The representation further stated that the entire problem was an ‘accumulated’ one as it was only reaping the wrong seeds sown years back. WSSU stated that if the government or the department failed to make alternative arrangements by April 20, then it would be left with no other option but to deploy entire affected students with their reading materials to the directorate offices to get their education.
Plea to retain teacher’s post at GMS Shena Old
DIMAPUR: Village Education Committee (VEC), Shena Old Village Council (SOVC) and Shena Old Students’ Union (SOSU) have appealed to the director of school education to annul the transfer order of T. Villy teacher of Government Middle School, Shena Old who had been transferred with the post to GPS S. Hotovi on January 14. VEC and SOSU in a press release alleged that the director had transferred the teacher without the consent of the VEC and stated that since the post was allotted to GMS Shena Old, the post must retain.

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