Plea to support CANSSEA
DIMAPUR: All Nagaland School Teachers’ Association (ANSTA) has called upon all service, departments, and associations to express their ideologies openly through which government would concede to display the rightful demand of the employees. ANSTA also urged all departments and associations to merge under the banner of CANSSEA and to extend support to fight for the common cause.
CBCCDAYD joint meeting
DIMAPUR: Chakhesang Baptist Church Council Dimapur Area Youth Department (CBCCDAYD) has convened a joint meeting on June 18 at East Dimapur Chakhesang Baptist Church at 10am. All the youth directors and youth office bearers have been requested to attend the meeting and to bring agendas if any and also to submit the church membership fees and budget for CBCC and CBCCDAYD.
JSU planning committee meeting
DIMAPUR: Second local Japu Students’ Union (JSU) planning committee meeting has been convened on June 26 at Japu village at 10am. All the members of the committee and sub-committees have been requested to attend the meeting and to bring their agendas for approval.
UCSU elects new team
DIMAPUR: For the present academic session, the Unity College Students’ Union (UCSU) has been constituted on June 11 with Moayanger Jamir as vice president, Kuhozu K Yepthomi as general secretary, Mughato Kiba as finance secretary, Tsudiwabang as games and sports secretary and other office bearers.
Summer camp for students
DIMAPUR: Dimensions - School of Phonetics & Spoken English will be conducting two summer camps for students desirous of learning phonetics. The first of the two camps will begin in June and the second would be in July. Interested students can register themselves at the Dimensions Centre at Circular Road, Dimapur or contact 09436019342.
WBC, KBES co-ordination meeting
DIMAPUR: Witter Bible College, (WBC) KBES Wokha, building committee and finance committee co-ordination meeting has been convened on June 13 at 2pm at Vangkhosung Mission compound.
St. Xavier College welcome freshers
DIMAPUR: Freshers of St. Xavier College Jalukie were welcomed to ‘Xavirite’ family on June 11 through a function held in the college campus. The chief guest of the function was Rev. Fr. Dr. Isaac Padinjarekuttu, principal St. Joseph’s College Jakhama. Rev. Fr. Jose Lukose, principal while welcoming the freshers urged to make use of all the opportunities available to enlighten the minds and reach their goal.
NPF 54 A/C Tuensang grateful
Dimapur: NPF 54 A/C Tuensang Sadar II has expressed gratitude to Kejong Chang, advisor VG Org., DB’s and GB’s Affairs Nagaland for distributing LADF Fund 2009-10 as per the consensus taken during the area party meeting held on June 1.
It also expressed gratitude to Doshehe, minister for Power, chief engineer, executive engineer and the staff of Power department Tuensang for the completion of phase I to III power connection at Nyinyem and Maksha villages; Y. Patton, parliamentary secretary for Irrigation, chief engineer, executive engineer and staff of Irrigation department for the ongoing MI project at Konya, Chendang and Kuthur villages; Dr. Chumben Murry, minister for Agriculture, director, DHO and staff of Agriculture department Tuensang for the ongoing Agri-Link road construction at Longtokur village and DAN government under the leadership of Neiphiu Rio, chief minister and Dr. Shurhozelie, president NPF for the various developmental works taken up throughout the state and the area in particular.
AR seizes liquor, arms
DIMAPUR: 41 Assam Rifles of 5 Sector AR under HQ IGAR (North) on a routine checking of vehicles near Bhandari in Wokha district on June 11 seized a total of 270 bottles of liquor being illegally carried in three different vehicles.
According to an official press statement, the troops also recovered 10 cartridges of 12 Bore Gun and five persons were apprehended and handed over to Bhandari Police Station along with the seized liquor and ammunition.
Further on June 10, a mobile patrol of 16 Assam Rifles under 5 Sector Assam Rifles of IGAR (N) seized 38 cases of imported foreign liquor including 15 cases of Hayward’s 5000 Beer, 11 cases of Kingfisher Beer, three cases of White Magic Gin, three cases of MC Dowell Rum, one case of Bagpiper and five cases of Kingfisher and Foster Beer at MS-42 on NH-39. Later, the apprehended persons along with the liquor were handed over to North Police Station, Kohima.
DNCC Wokha new state general secy
Dimapur: The District Nationalist Congress Committee (DNCC), Wokha held a joint coordination meeting with state general secretary, in-charge of Wokha district NCP on June 9 at the district office. DNCC expressed gratitude to NCP state party leaders for appointing Akhyuo Kithan as state general secretary in-charge of Wokha district.
The state general secretary in his address exhorted the party workers to know their respective responsibility for smooth functioning of party affairs and also advised the members to extend their full cooperation to Dr. Chumben Murry, minister for Agriculture.
He also appealed the members not to depend entirely on the minister for financial matters but to approach the heads of departments for allocation of various developmental schemes with an objective to raise the people economic standards especially the farmers and youth.
ASSU, YBVSU condemn abductions
DIMAPUR: All Sumi Students’ Union (ASSU) has strongly condemned the abduction of Amento Awomi in Kohima and T. Sashi Jamir, Child Development Project Officer Mangkolemba in Hojai, Assam. In a press communiqué Nguvito Swu, vice president ASSU said at this juncture when every section of people are carving for peace and harmony, this incidents of abduction is ‘unbecoming’ and ‘cowardly act’ in civilized society. Further, ASSU said any kind of differences between any person and individuals should not lead to such extreme step but rather should have an amicable settlement at any circumstances. Union has appealed to the responsible group or individual to release the two victims respectively without any harm for the noble cause. Meanwhile, Yezutu ‘B’ Village Students Union (YBVSU) has condemned the June 4 incident near Red-Cross Kohima where V. Ameto was abducted by unidentified miscreants. In a press communiqué S. John Kinny, president YBVSU has appealed to the responsible authority to release him safely without any harm to bring unity and re-conciliation among the Nagas. The union further urged the apex body and civil society to initiate for safe release of Ameto.
Farmers trained on rodent management
DIMAPUR: One day training programme on rodent pest management and cultivation of oilseed crops was held on June 9 at Tening town with SDO (Civil), Nchunbemo Odyuo as chief guest, where he appreciated the close relationship between farmers and agri department with the administration in combating the incidence of rodent menace. Further, he encouraged the farmers to avail opportunities provided by various departments to improve economy, livelihood and quality of living. The programme was chaired by N. Henry, SDAO Tening who also appealed the farmers to take advantage of the resources and expertise available from the department and increase the production and economy by changing the farming system from traditional practices to commercial cultivation and advised farmers to go for crop zoning and selection instead of randomize cultivation. Altogether 24 villages with more than three delegates from each village attended the programme. The resource persons included N. Henry Zeliang, SDAO Tening; Hingbam, AFA Tening and Liangthunbo, AFA.
Training on double cropping in Baghty
DIMAPUR: Department of Agriculture, Baghty conducted farmers training on double cropping on June 10 at Baghty town hall. Resource person, L. Mhao Lotha, SDAO stressed on the importance of double cropping for enhancement of production in the minimum available area and the advantage of the system with a vision for self sufficiency by the year 2020. He also apprised the farming community to evaluate the effect of balanced and integrated nutrient supply on crop yield and profitability. Further, resource person Abenthung Patton, farm superintendent Merapani spoke on System of Rice Intensification (SRI) and said that proper implementation of the system could yield upto 10 to 13 MT paddy per hectare which is more than triple productivity than the production from traditional farming. Altogether 99 farmers attended the training.