Arpana Ministry (Women) meeting
DIMAPUR: Introductory meeting of Arpana Ministry (Women) has been convened on April 24, 10 a.m at DABA Fellowship at Khermahal, Dimapur. Coordinator North-East India Aoyangla Imchen has requested all ladies who had earlier attended seminars of Arpana Ministry to attend the meeting.
6th Tening ACCC clarifies on joining NPF
DIMAPUR: Reacting to the news item ‘More join in NPF’ that was published on April 16 in a local daily, the 6th Teninng ACCC in a rejoinder issued by general secretary Adubo Domtta said the constituency does not regard the signatories as Congressmen as they never had active congress membership. The rejoinder said 6th Tening ACC would continue to support Tarie Zeliang under the leadership of CLP leader Tokheho Yepthomi and NPCC president I Imkong.
DBVC informs patta holders
DIMAPUR: Diphupar B Vilage Council (DBVC) has informed that the village patta of Diphupar ‘B’ village which expired on March 30 has been renewed for another 5 years till 2015. DBVC chairman Kakiho Achumi, has requested all patta holders or land owners under Diphupar ‘B’ village to renew their respective patta for five years at the cost of rupees three hundred as renewal fee through their concerned village council member or Khel GB. Further, DBVC informed that patta holders may renew their pattas within the month of April failing which rupees one hundred would be charged extra as late fine.
KSU condemns assault
DIMAPUR: Kandinu Students’ Union (KSU) has condemned the incident that took place at Tseminyu town on April 16 where Zenlonyu Kent, secretary education Rengma Students; Union (RSU) was allegedly beaten up by Asinlo Kent and Bnelo Semp of Tseminyu village without any reason. KSU general secretary A. Nathan Kath in a press statement said, the incident happened when the president and colleagues of RSU were coming back from their educational tour and ‘culprits’ harassed RSU president and Rengma Hoho president when they tried to convince. The union has further urged all to condemn such act and also appealed to the administrative authority to take action as per the law of the land.
Sanitation campaign in Changtongya
DIMAPUR: A programme for awareness campaign on total sanitation was held on April 16 at Town Hall, Changtongya under Mokokchung district organized by Watsü Mungdang and sponsored by CCDU (PHED), Nagaland. SDO (C) Chubawati Chang said sanitation was a must and was the foundation for health, dignity and development. He encouraged participants to learn the ideology and concept of sanitation and to spread the message, ‘health is wealth’ by keeping oneself, house and surroundings clean so as to prevent the spread of diseases. The resource persons in the programme were L. Opangla and Anungla Aier. Discussion hour was also held, where Moala Imsong was the moderator. Temsukala chaired the programme. All Watsü Units under Changtongya Sub-division attended the awareness programme.
Seminar on ‘True Love Wait’ held
DIMAPUR: Department of Christian Youth Fellowship Sughuna Baptist Church organized a seminar on ‘True Love Wait’ under the theme, ‘Akimithe Kuxu’ (purity of life) on April 10. According youth director Sughuns Baptist Church, H. Hetoi Ayemi the seminar was conducted to create awareness of adultery. Resource persons were Rev. Ikuto, youth secretary; Khevili Khashepu, chairperson WSBAK youth executive and TLW member; Phuheto, youth evangelist WSBAK.
B.Sc 2nd year students meeting
DIMAPUR: The Kohima Science College Students’ Union (KSCSU) has convened an emergency meeting on April 21 at 10am at the students’ office for all the B. Sc 2nd year students of the college. Dzüvisezo Tetso, assistant general secretary KSCSU has requested all responsible students to attend the meeting. Further, informed that absentees opinions would not be accepted thereof and class representatives of all the four sections are mandatory to be present.
NSGEWA general body meet
DIMAPUR: Nagaland Senior Government Employees Union has convened a general body meet on April 23 at 11am at the association office (Khonpoma Rupfuno building) to apprise the members on the ongoing Supreme Court case on Nagaland retirement from public service 2nd amendment. All district units have been requested to send their representatives to attend the meeting.
Wokha farmers tour Khonoma village
DIMAPUR: Wokha farmers went on a two-day tour to Khonoma villages. Farmers were taken in and around the village to get acquainted with the village and to expose the farm activities of Khonoma villagers in the terraced fields and alder based cropping areas. In the terraced fields, the farmers were briefed about maintenance of irrigation channels for TRC and crop rotation practiced by the villagers. The farmers were also highlighted the importance of alder based cropping system in the hilly ecosystem. All together 20 farmers from different villages of Wokha District were present during the exposure trip under the leadership of Megokhono Meyase, SMS (Horticulture), KVK Wokha and BTT Member, Chukitong Block, and E.Lireni Kikon, Prog. Asstt. (Plant Protection), KVK Wokha and BTT Convenor, Chukitong Block, ATMA Wokha.
‘Absentee’ teacher at GPS Kukidolong
DIMAPUR: Village Education Committee Kukidolong has clarified there was no teacher by the name of Ilito bearing serial No 133 categorized as ‘absentee’ teacher in GPS Kukidolong. A press release issued by VEC chairman Mhonthung Tsopoe stated that VEC had no knowledge of appointment of ‘ghost teacher’ and asked the authority to take necessary action while dispensing justice to the people.
AIE inaugurated in Meluri
DIMAPUR: Alternative & Innovative Education (AIE) under Meluri sub-division was inaugurated on April 13 at Baptist Church Meluri town by ADC Meluri, Peter Lichamo. The programme was organized by Social Welfare Society for Rural Development (SOWSORD). SOWSORD assistant coordinator, Josemong highlighting the functions of education volunteers said it was first time for an NGO to take over the AIE programme in Meluri.
PGSU (L) relaxes ultimatum
DIMAPUR: Post Graduate Students’ Union [PGSU (L)] has relaxed the ultimatum served earlier to the NU authority in making Lumami a functional headquarter due to positive outcome shown by responsible authority.
Post Graduate Students’ Union [PGSU (L)] has expressed gratitude to responsible authority for shifting the administrative block from the old to the new location at the campus and also welcomed the employees of finance section earlier stationed at Kohima to Nagaland University headquarter Lumami.
The union in a press statement issued by Takoyanger Jamir, information and publicity secretary PGSU (L) has also expressed hope that employees of different section would follow the schedule as per the notification for the welfare of all.
DoSE clarifies on lack of textbooks
DIMAPUR: Department of School Education (DOSE) Nagaland has clarified that textbooks have been collected in full by respective DEOs/DISs and distributed to schools as per their enrollment 2009.
Reacting to the article on ‘Lack of textbooks’ published in a local paper on April 9 and 10, additional director (SE) N Khevito Sema in rejoinder stated that question of shortage of text books does not arise and the school department had a buffer stock to meet any shortages and that free textbook were issued for government schools only.
Rio to address Wokha DPDB meeting
DIMAPUR: Wokha District Planning & Development Board (DPDB) meeting with Nagaland chief minister, Neiphiu Rio will be held on April 21, 9.30am at conference hall of DC Wokha.
All members, chairmen of Kyong Hoho, Kyong Eloe Hoho and Kyong Students’ Union president have been requested to attend the meeting. DC Wokha, Wepretso Mero has informed all officers to prepare respective departmental programmes/plans on priority basis and submit to DC & DPDB Wokha vice chairman for deliberation in the meeting while important agendas are to be submitted to DPO Wokha in advance.
SIPMIU to conduct topographic survey
DIMAPUR: State Investment Programme Implementation Unit (SIPMIU) would be conducting topographic survey from April 19 in the Kohima Municipal Council command area.
Additional deputy commissioner and administrator Kohima Municipal Council Alun Hangsing, in a press statement said the survey was being carried with the help of consultant for preparing project report for distribution system of water supply and sewage schemes where various experts and specialized person would be engaged along with staff, by visiting every parts of the area.
Further, Kohima Municipal Council has requested all citizens of Kohima, especially panchayats chairmen, GBs, youth organizations and women organizations of the colony to extend help and information to the team for smooth and timely conduct of the survey.
KOHIMA: Kohima Police has clarified that one of the accused arrested with ganja on April 16 had given false information regarding the name and village. Police said the culprit’s real identity was Wetso Mero, son of Vitelhi Mero from Lekromi village, Phek district and not Wekhou Khutso son of Khate , Zapami village, Phek district as reported in the media on April 17 issue.
KOHIMA: Total Sanitation Awareness Campaign sponsored by CCDU, PHED was held on Friday at Pfutsero. Village leader with Pastors from 18 villages and staff from Chakhesang Baptist Church Council (CBCC) attended the programme.Resource persons who spoke at the campaign include Executive Er PHE Divison Phek, Rev. Dingu Kenye-Director, Development CBCC and Er. V. Kuosa SDO Phek. It also discussed about forthcoming programme on sanitation awareness rally to be held in Pfutsero.