Additional pension for ex-serviceman
DIMAPUR: Integrated Headquarters of MOD (Army) has decided to award additional pension to all ex-servicemen of 80 years and above. A press note issued by Dy. Director Rajya Sainik Board Wg Cmdr (rtd) Rajeev Dong informed all the eligible ex-serviceman to report to their respective Zila Sainik board/ Rajya Sainik board to complete the required formalities and enter their personal information in an affidavit as provided by the MOD. Further all ZSBs have been informed to forward the list of pensioners as per the format provided and forward the completed application directly to records Assam Regiment/Naga regiment at the earliest.
DIMAPUR: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has informed all the eligible students for Post Matric Central Scholarship (PMCS) and Nagaland Merit Scholarship (NMS) for the session 2010-11 to collect the forms and submit it to the Regional Centre on or before September 20. Students registered at the Study Centre-2002 Dimapur have been informed to collect and submit the same to Study Centre-2002.
KDCSU officials to visit projects
Kohima: Kohima District Cooperative Societies Union has called all registered cooperative societies/self help group farmers of various villages to report to the office headquarter of the KDCSU for progress report of the ongoing existing projects. A release by the union stated that the officials of the union will shortly visit projects on progress in different areas under Kohima district.
L Yanthung village chairman refutes election
DIMAPUR: Chairman of L Yanthung village Chichomo Rangthang has refuted the election of its village office bearers and declared that election/ selection was null and void as he was not aware when the election took place. The chairman stated that he will look after the welfare of the village till further order was issued the village authority.
ANSTA Kiphire appeals DIS Kiphire
DIMAPUR: ANSTA Kiphire unit has requested DIS Kiphire to be in station and look after the welfare of the teachers staying that in his absence, teachers of Kiphire district are facing many untold problems.
Sumi national workers celebrate Tuluni
DIMAPUR: Sumi national workers celebrated Tuluni festival on July 8 at CHQ, Hebron and the function was attended by more than 300 Sumi national workers of all ranks and files. Further, the main speakers Qhevihe Chishi Swu, speaker Tatar Hoho and Q. Tuccu, co-convenor Steering Committee stretched on Tuluni festival. The programme was also attended by Hukavi Yeptho, convenor Sumi National Workers Welfare Committee and Nizulho Chishi, under secretary.
DIMAPUR: With reference to Nagaland University (NU) notification issued on July 7 related to allocation/reservation of seats for B. Tech course in School of Engineering and Technology, NU Dimapur for the academic session 2010-11, ‘Agricultural Engineering and Technology’ has been added under the head ‘Departments’. Informing this in a press statement issued by Pranab Kumar Sarkar, deputy registrar (academic) NU also said that other information furnished in the notification would remain unchanged.
Application for grants-in-aid
DIMAPUR: North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC) has informed that Sangeet Natak Akademi is inviting application for consideration of grants under ‘financial assistance to cultural institutions’ to provide financial support to NGOs/institutions engaged in various fields of music, drama, dance and others for the year 2010-11. Hereby all the interested institutions have been requested to apply for grants-in-aid and the necessary details of the scheme is available on SNA websites www.sangeetnatak.org and www.sangeetnatak.gov.in and the application forms can be downloaded from Akademies website. Further, the last date for submission of application to the Akademi is July 20.
YVSU clarifies report
DIMAPUR: Yangzitong Village Students Union (YVSU) has clarified that Amento who was abducted by an unidentified person on June 4 near Red Cross Kohima is a citizen of Yangzitong village under Kiphire district and not Yezutu ‘B’ or Tezutu ‘B’ Village as appeared in the local papers. YVSU president, Hotingla Yopise and general secretary Yopise stated that there was no such village as Yezutu or Tezutu village under Kiphire district and asked any union/orginations not to use Yezutu or Tezutu as “the name of this village does not exist under Kiphire district”. Meanwhile, the union also condemned the abduction of Amento and appealed the responsible group or person to release him safely on humanitarian ground.
Convenor Itovi village clarifies
DIMAPUR: Convenor, VDB advisory board of Itovi village K. Lhovito Awomi has clarified that a press release issued by one Bokahoto Aye questioning his citizenship was totally baseless and had no iota of truth. According to Awomi a meeting was held on June 2 where it resolved to constitute a VDB advisory board of the village for proper implementation of the government schemes in the village and he was elected as convenor. The convenor further refuted the allegation on threatening the villagers in presence of government officials and stated that charges leveled on his personal character and citizenship will be settled in the village in presence of village authorities and public of Itovi village, for which, the convenor informed Bokahoto Aye to be ready to attend the meeting when summoned.
BAP office bearers’ tenure extended
Kohima: In a meeting held on July 7, the Bayavü Area Panchayat (BAP) decided to extend the tenure of the present office bearers of BAP by another three months with effect from July 14 upto October 14. The tenure of the office bearers which stands at three years was unanimously extended with another three months as their services was required for some unfinished works. BAP also decided that a general meeting of the colony would be called within three months period by the panchayat.