Longleng officers asked to report for duty
KOHIMA: All government officers posted in Longleng town have been informed to report to respective offices before April 15. Informing this in a press release President, Nationalist Congress Party Longleng Division, Imliakum said absence of government officers posted in Longleng has been hampering all developmental work. The release also added that developmental proposals for the district in the current financial year 2010-2011 had to be processed for which government officers were requested to be present.
BJP Dimapur plea to power dept.
DIMAPUR: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Dimapur has expressed concern over lack of proper lighting at Dimapur District Hospital area. A press statement issued by BJP Dimapur district president, K. Nikhevi Yeputho said that anti-social elements may take advantage of the darkness in the area during night time in their ‘unlawful’ activities such as robberies, theft etc and further requested department of Power to look into the matter and install light in the area at the earliest for the convenience of both the locality and citizens of Dimapur.
Easter Sunday observed in Kidima
DIMAPUR: St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Kidima observed Easter with the rest of the world on April 4 with Rev. Father P.J. Thomas, the parish priest as the main celebrant. P.J. Thomas in his homily urged the people to remain joyous in heart and in life. Rev. Father Sajan, Administrator of St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama led the Easter Vigil procession. The traditions of the Catholic Church confession, veneration of crucifix, renewal of baptism, Holy Eucharist service followed by 16 infants’ baptism and a hymn of Gloria with community feast were the highlights of the programme.
HIV and AIDS programme in Peren
KOHIMA: District AIDS Prevention and Control Unit, Peren, under NSACS successfully conducted sensitization programmes on HIV and AIDS at Poilwa and New Tesen on March 26 and 27. Topics on basics of HIV and AIDS, STI, Condom, usage/voluntary blood donation, services availability, stigma and discrimination were discussed. Albert, lecturer of Peren College, Peren along with DAPCU Peren staffs Ekiebe and Ngauzeulungbe were the resource persons of the programme. In both the villages, the programme was attended by village council members, village development board members, youth and students, women groups and church leaders.
Defected members clarify to JD (U)
DIMAPUR: Clarifying to the news item ‘JD (U) clarifies on defections’ in which general secretary J Rhekhum and vice president Ve-i -Ho stated that Toshi Ozukum, Yanger Ao, Limatemjen Ao, Meyisosang and Richard Humtsoi were not members of JD (U) since 2008, the four members stated that Rhekhuim himself had appointed Toshi Ozukum and Yanger Ao as senior vice president and general secretary vide appointment letter dated 7.2. 2010. They further clarified that S Limatemjen was accepted as National council member JD(U) on August 27,2009 in New Delhi by Irshad Ahmad –National secretary JD(U). They also enclosed their appointment orders issued by Y Rhekhun and Irshad Ahmad issued to clarify their point.
GPS Jalukie gets new building
DIMAPUR: Government Primary School Jalukie Town Sector ‘C’ was inaugurated on March 23 by Asono Ndang OSD Directorate of School Education. The program was attended by DIS Peren Headmaster GHSS Jalukie, ADC DMA, coordinator EBRC, SIS Jalukie circle, former Vice Chairman Jalukie Town Council Teachers, WEC members from Sector A & C Jalukie Town and a host of public leaders. Welcome song was presented by the students and voluntary speech was given by Hangau former Jalukie Town Councilor and vote of thanks was proposed by Lungkwetding Lungalung teacher in-charge of the school.
DIMAPUR: Aggrieved Teachers’ Association Nagaland (ATAN) Peren in its meeting on April 3 has decided to support the stand of Aggrieved Teachers’ Association of Nagaland till justice was delivered.
Kiruphema Basa Village Council
KOHIMA: Kiruphema Basa Village Council(KBVC) on March 9 elected a new office bearers for 2010-2014 with Pfiineilie Visienyii as president and Keduosietuo Dahou as secretary.
New JD (U) members
DIMAPUR: JD (U) Nagaland unit has welcomed Neyaz Ahmed former NPF minority chairman and KT Asoba former student leader into the JD (U) fold. A release issued by JD(U) general secretary Y Rhekhum stated that president Mhonjan Lotha has appointed Neyaz Ahmed as minority chairman JD(U) and KT Asoba to the post of joint secretary JD (U) Nagaland state unit with immediate effect. MYO: Meluri Youth Organization in its general meeting on March 31 elected a new team of office bearers and executives for the tenure 2010-12. The new team would be headed by Zhiesütho as President and Nyurhietho as general secretary. Besides other members, MYO also elected advisors and auditors. General meeting started under the chairmanship of the outgoing president Nyiwatho and invocation prayer offered by Nyutsütho, President MAPO who also exhorted the gathering on the right and duties of the youth later. Riepetho Vice Chairman, Adhoc Town Committee also exhorted the gathering.
Kohima Pangti Kyong Ekhung
Dimapur: Kohima Pangti Kyong Ekhung has elected a new team of office bearers led by Deputy Secretary (Home), Nyimtsemo Ngullie as new KPKE Chairman. Other office bearers for the tenure of 2010-2013 include Vice Chairman, Chanchi Shitiri, General Secretary Mhathung Ngullie, Assistant General Secretary Mhonthung Odyuo, Finance Secretary Zubemo Kithan and Treasurer Lichumo Shitiri. Meanwhile, the office bearers expressed gratitude to KPKE members for voluntarily extending support in the ongoing construction of Bayavu sector Kohima Lotha Baptist church on April 3.