ANAATA against donations
DIMAPUR: All Nagaland Aggrieved Adhoc Teachers’ Association (ANAATA) stated that some self vested interested persons with intention to damage its image have sought financial assistance from business houses, well wishers and DDOs of department in the name of ANAATA.. Association president Hekiye H. Liriki, and secretary Solomon Ennio in a joint press statement said that association under no circumstances would seek external financial help on any matter whatsoever, except from its members which would be notified through press as and when required. Meanwhile, association in a general meeting held on March 25 at the office of Directorate of School Education, Kohima has resolved to abstain from paying membership fees to ANSTA (central body) and not to cooperate in any activities or programme initiated by it. Further, ANSTA resolved to stand for all members under the category of ‘doubtful’ as listed in SIT report and would dissolve as and when responsible government removed the tag ‘doubtful’ teachers.
Mobile ICTC awareness camp held
DIMAPUR: Mobile ICTC under Turning Point Organisation (TPO), Mon along with Aboi ICTC, organized awareness camp on HIV and AIDS from March 20-24 at Chaoha Chingnyu, Ngangching, Langmeing village and Aboi town. The programme was conducted to sensitize the community on HIV and AIDS, STI and its transmission and preventive method, followed by proper counseling and blood test among the participants. The release further informed that free medicines and treatment for STI are available at Mobile ICTC Van and Civil Hospital Mon.
NITM holds seminar on animation
DIMAPUR: Nagaland Institute of IT and Multimedia (NITM) held a two day seminar cum workshop on animation and personality development on March 25 and 26 at its premises at Naharbari. Board members of NITN have acknowledged resource persons Tara Douglas (Scotland) secretary of Adivasi art trust and animator, Abenla Longkumer (New Delhi) Sr Corporate trainer and content/business developer for their lectures, Aries and LSM in house production for providing the equipment and the participants and trainees for the their enthusiasm at the seminar.
ANSTA representation to chief secretary
DIMAPUR: All Nagaland School Teachers Association (ANSTA) in a representation to state chief secretary with regard to 6th pay revision stated that it should be implemented with effect from January 1, 2006 if equality treatment was to be maintained among employees drawing salary from the same state exchequer, The representation further stated that modified scheme of ACP in the central 6th ROP should be implemented in toto as it was devised with a view to transform the problem of promotional stagnancy like in school education department and asked the chief secretary to issue a relevant notification to this effect. It further said that graduate or primary school teachers have no promotional avenues in their entire career therefore ANSTA would insist exact central Primary teachers pay structure for primary school teachers so as to facilitate smooth passage of the ACP scheme.
IMFL seized two arrested;
Dimapur: Diphupar police along with police mobile squad in their daily routine patrolling apprehended two persons and seized 25 cases of IFFL from their possession in a vehicle at 5th mile, here on Sunday.
According to police sources, 20 cases of rum and 5 cases of beer were seized from a silver colored bolero NL-04-4174. The two identified as Hoboto (24) and Kevi aka Ato (24) has been kept under custody, police said.
DIMAPUR: Head of Centre, NIIT Dimapur Centre has informed all defaulting and irregular GNIITians, sponsored under Year of Capacity Building 2008-09 to regularize themselves within March 31. Selection of the fresh candidates would be held on March 31 after GNIIT entrance test to be held on Monday.
Interested 12th pass indigenous Nagas of Nagaland have also been requested to apply for the Aptitude Test within March 29 at NIIT Dimapur Centre, Jain Temple road for 75% sponsorship for job-oriented 6-semester GNIIT training at NIIT Dimapur Centre. Preference would be given to graduates from backward tribes of Nagaland. Interested parents/ candidates may contact 03862-229145/ 96121-71341.