Rly line landowners
DIMAPUR: Emergency meeting of all affected landowners of the proposed Dimapur-Kohima railway line has been convened on October 6, 10 a.m. at CPO Hall, Chumukedima. Convenor of the affected landowners T. Shuya has requested affected landowners of Dimapur-Chumukedima plain sector, Chumukedima hilly terrain to Medziphema sector upto Tsiepama, and Tsiepama-Tsiesema-Zubza (Kohima) hilly terrain sector to attend the meeting.
ROP arrears collection
DIMAPUR: ANSTA Wokha unit has informed head teacher, teacher in-charge of both UPS and GMS under the establishment of the deputy inspector of schools (DIS) Wokha to collect their respective staff ROP arrears on October 6, 7 and 8 during office hours from cashier, DIS office Wokha. In case the head teacher/ teacher in-charge are unable to come, ANSTA Wokha unit has requested them to send any of their teaching staff with proper authorization letter, duly signed with a seal.
VSC Phek meeting
DIMAPUR: Meeting of Veteran’ Sporting Club (VSC) Phek has been convened on October 18, 10am at the residence of its Banker VSC Phek.
World Habitat Day
DIMAPUR: Green-SONS organization would be celebrating ‘World Habitat Day’ on October 4 on the theme ‘One world, one home, peaceful co-existences’ at IMC Hall Fellowship Colony Dimapur. The programme would be followed by workshop on banking facilities.
ANATA Zbto meet
DIMAPUR: Emergency meeting of All Nagaland Aggrieved Adhoc Teachers Association (ANATA) Zunheboto unit has been convened on October 7, 9:30am at SKK Hall Zunheboto. All teachers under doubtful category and yet to receive salary has been requested to attend the meeting. ANATA also stated seven primary teachers namely Akali GPS Natha old; Samuel GPS Sukhalu; Hanatoli, G. Chophi GPS Naghuto New village; Ellen K. Zhimo GPS Suruhuto; K. Easther Aye GMS Tsutoho; Anato Achumi GPS Shotomi and Kiholi GPS Suruhoto ‘A’ have been informed to submit appointment order and educational certificates from class ten onwards.
SVYO affirms resolution
DIMAPUR: Sovima Village Youth Organization (SVYO) in its emergency meeting on September 29 decided to re-endorse the prohibition, ban passed by the village council on February 23, 1999. The youth organization in a press release issued by its president Asilie Punyü and general secretary Abei Rüp’s stated that the organization received number of complaints against certain individuasl for violating the prohibition notice. It further stated tat stern action would be taken against violators and defaulters as per its customary law and a fine of Rs.10,000 would be imposed on the spot.
Hunting banned in Zeliangrong region
DIMAPUR: Appreciating and following the DC’s order for ban of hunting in Peren district, the Zeliangrong region NSCN/GPRN in a bid to safeguard the eco-balance and wild life in the area has banned hunting extending to all Zeliangrong areas within and beyond Peren district w.e.f October 1 until further notice.
According to chief administrative officer (CAO), Zeliangrong Region, NSCN/GPRN, I. Hau, hunting of wild animals or birds big or small would be termed as “crime” and further informed village leaders to be watchful in protecting the flora & fauna which is on the verge of extinction.
The order also warned individuals, group, and village community providing shelter, supporting, organizing, dealing in connection with hunting that they would “face the same fate” with the huntsman in the “most serious manner”. The CAO also requested all to play a role for the cause and restore the natural system in the “present artificial world”.
ATAN Longleng unit supports apex body
DIMAPUR: Aggrieved Teachers Association of Nagaland (ATAN) Longleng unit has extended its support to ATAN apex body in its struggle for early solution of the present teacher’s imbroglio. ATAN Longleng unit in a press release issued by convener N. Denmei Phom and secretary Imtinungla Phom stated that since all teacher’s appointment had been given by the government, the government cannot discriminate any teachers. It also stated that department should not ignore the assurance given by state chief minister Neiphiu Rio to the aggrieved teachers.
Office cum milk collection centre inaugurated
DIMAPUR: The newly constructed office cum milk collection centre of Kongrokong Dairy Cooperative Society, (DCS) Yimyu at Mokokchung was inaugurated on September 28. Kongrokong DCS is one of the pioneers among the 14 DCS registered under Mokokchung Dairy Cooperative Milk Producer Union. Speaking at the inaugural function as chief guest, SDO (C) Mokokchung, Arikumba appreciated the members for their collective efforts to bring about such an infrastructure for more convenient and under standardized collection. He also appealed to the members not to be complacent with the present output but to increase the production to cover the neighboring district as well. The building was constructed at the cost of `1.50 lakh of which fifty percent of the cost was contributed by the veterinary department and the rest contributed by the Kongrokong DCS.
EUUN on scheme implementation
DIMAPUR: Educated Unemployed Union (EUUN) Dimapur has stated that all schemes and projects implemented by various departments must be properly verified by the people of Nagaland led by state level NGOs instead of “fighting separately” The union alleged that the government had miserably failed to provide self- employment with huge budget allocated by the centre. Union president Achilo Thong in a press release further said people of Nagaland had the right to know whether the impossibility to eradicate unemployment was because of the huge unemployed population or population of corrupt officials. Supporting chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi who welcomed the CBI to investigate in a number of departments for corruption, EUUN said state chief minister should also allow CBI to investigate corruption in various departments.
Drug abuse, HIV and AIDS workshop
KOHIMA: Kripa Foundation CCFZ organized one day advocacy and sensitization workshop on drug abuse and HIV and AIDS on September 29 at Zunheboto. Deputy commissioner Zunheboto graced the workshop as the chief guest while Dr. P. Ngully, chairman of Kripa Foundation spoke on drug abuse and its related issues. Participants of the workshop included law enforcing agencies led by SDPO Zunheboto, Salvatus Christian Society, DWO, administrator Sumi Sütsa Academy, GBs, teachers, students, Red Ribbon Club, ANPSTA, CMO etc. Centre manager, Kripa Foundation-CCFZ, Hutoi Chophy, stated in a release that the workshop was a success with active participation from citizens and stake holders which was a sign of positive attitude in battling with HIV and AIDS and drug abuse.
SCF Zunheboto appeals to government
DIMAPUR: Senior Citizens Forum (SCF), Zunheboto district has appealed to the government to timely release the Senior Citizen Fund and Old Age Pension and other facilities as contained in Help Age India guide book.In a press statement jointly issued by H.S. Rotokha, president and Izhekhu Achumi, general secretary SCF Zunheboto unit stated the resolution was taken in the third annual general session of the forum in collaboration with Social Welfare Department, Zunheboto held on October 1 with T. Kiheto Sema, deputy commissioner Zunheboto as chief guest.OTC, Yangli board of directors meeting
DIMAPUR: The 32nd Oriental Theological College (OTC), Yangli board of directors meeting will be held October 14 at 7:30am, at DUDA guest house Kohima. Principal, Alem P. Thongrü has requested all the board members to attend meeting.
habitual drug peddlers arrested
DIMAPUR: Acting on a tip off, the narcotic enforcement cell, excise department seized 1152 capsules of spasmo proxyvon and 77 tablets of nitrosun from habitual drug peddlers from Eros lane area and Ghorapati.
Three persons identified as Krishna Thapa son of Kuldip Thapa, resident of Khatkati Assam, Ejazul Haque son of late Zinad Ali, resident of Purana Bazar, Dimapur, Ravi Singh, son of Raju Singn resident of Burma camp, Dimapur were arrested for illegal possession and trafficking of banned cosmetic drugs. All the three accused have been remanded to judicial custody and booked under relevant section of drug and cosmetic Act 1940. Seizure of drug was carried out under the command led by Jimmy AIE, Yanglo H/C, Khumeng and Nemao both constables
RJD Tizit merge with Congress party
DIMAPUR: ACCC 41 A/C Tizit has refuted the news issued by 41 A/C RJD published in local dailies on August 30.
ACCC 41 A/C Tizit president Tongmei Konyak in a press release stated the RJD party office bearers led by Nyawang and Menlem as president and secretary not merging with the Congress party was baseless, and tarnishing the image of the party.
Tongmei clarified that he himself was from RJD party and had taken solemn oath with the inclusion of all village level on February 23 at its Bhavan to resign from the RJD party membership irrespective of one’s post and joined the Congress party en block including RJD office bearers, ex-candidate P. Paiwang Konyak.
ACCC stated the party had decided to summon the persons responsible for unnecessary publications failing which the party informed it would expel them from their position and membership from 41 A/C Congress party.
Further, ACCC stated there was no office of RJD at Tizit at present as the party had merged with the Congress party en block led by its ex-candidate and was actively working as Congress party of 41 A/Cworking as the Congress party of 41 A/C.
ASAN elects acting president
DIMAPUR: Accounts Services Association of Nagaland (ASAN) in its executive meeting on September 24 at CE (Power) conference hall Kohima elected Ashepu Swu present vice president of ASAN as its acting president on account of its former president, Limatemsu’s promotion as DAO. ASAN also elected three members in the audit committee –C. Kalong as convener, Khito and Kalpana as members and nomination committee (2010-12) - Akho Neikha as convener, Kikalemba and Neisa Wetsah as members.
Meanwhile, a general meeting of ASAN would be held on November 19 at Go-Karting Dimapur Purana Bazar, Dimapur. All members have been informed to submit membership fees to executive members of respective units on or before October 30
Fish farmers training in Zunheboto
KOHIMA: A fish farmer’s training for Zunheboto district fish farmer’s was conducted on September 21 and 22 under the sponsorship of ATMA. Altogether 35 farmers attended the training which was led by DFO Zunheboto Kilosao and Tphpshe, Hotoshe and Niheto. Importance of paddy cum fish culture was discussed during the training.