IMFL seized along Dmu-Niuland road
DIMAPUR: Huzukhe village STH conducted surprise checking on vehicles plying between Dimapur to Niuland and seized 150 IMFL and 30 packets of gutkhas from the passengers on November 27. Meanwhile, president STH Hosheli Zhimo has expressed gratitude to EAC Nihokhu, GBs, and council (Hzukhe) for their cooperation.
Armed Forces Flag Day
DIMAPUR: Armed Forces Flag Day would be observed in Nagaland along with the rest of the country on December 7. The day is being observed every year as a mark of respect to the gallant soldiers who sacrificed for the country and as a token of recognition of services rendered by the ex-services and serving soldiers in defending the integrity of the country. Lt. Col SI Jakhalu (Retd) secretary Rajya Sainik Board informed that token flags and car flags would be distributed to citizens in return for voluntary donation.He also informed that funds collected are meant for welfare of serving as well as for ex-servicemen, widows and their dependents.
Ganja seized along Phesama check gate
KOHIMA, DEC 5 (NPN): Police personnel manning Phesama check gate intercepted a truck belonging to the BRTF (GREF) and seized 700Kgs of contraband ganja at around 6am Sunday. According to police sources, the truck was proceeding towards Kohima when it was intercepted and later the consignment was seized. Two drivers of the truck identified as one Prasana and Brasa were arrested in this connection. The two drivers in connivance with the owner of the contraband reportedly brought the consignment from Tadubi, added police. (Correspondent)
Female body recovered
DIMAPUR, DEC 5 (NPN): Dimapur police (Women Cell) recovered one dead body near Chumukidema auto stand below fly over Sunday around 4.30 pm. Police quoting local sources said the deceased identified as one Makali Sumi (25), earlier complained of ill-health. The dead body was later recovered near the railway track below fly over. The body has been shifted to Dimapur Civil Hospital Morgue for identification as the deceased’s address and relatives could not be ascertained. (Staff Reporter)
UBA 7th Thangthur village citizen session: The 7th UBA Thangthur village citizen session has convened on December 28 and 29 at Thangthure village. All members have been requested to attend the session.
CWUD annual session: Chesezumi Welfare Union Dimapur (CWUD) has convened its annual session on December 11, 11am at Gorkha mission centre, Singrijan with Dr. Chekhwiiprii Nyekha, Senior Technical Asst. NU as chief guest.
KLSU annual session: Khukiye Lukhai Students’ Union (KLSU) would be celebrating its 48th annual session from December 28 to 30 held under the theme “Self reliance and perseverance”. Nitovi Aye, ex-president KLSU would be the chief guest and Phutovi Jimo the main speaker. All students have been requested to reach the village before December 10.
KSU platinum jubilee: Kyong Students Union (KSU) would be celebrating its platinum jubilee from December 17 to 20 at Wokha town. K.N Ngullie would be the chief guest and Ramongo Jami (IAS) the guest of honour. All former KSU office bearers have been requested to participate in the celebration. The union also requested all federating units of KSU to submit union flags measuring 4x 6th ft at union office latest by December 15 and to send at least not less than 20 delegates from their respective units.
ENPU executive meeting: Executive council meeting -cum- pre-Christmas of Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Union (ENPU) Kohima would be held on December 11, 1pm at the residence of its treasurer at Agri Colony Kohima. All office bearers of Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Union Kohima, president and general secretary of all six tribal units of Kohima have been requested to attend the meeting.
FTC Thanksgiving Day: Faith Theological College would be observing its annual thanks giving day on December 8, 11am with NPF vice president (Women Wing) Khetoli Chishi as the chief guest.
USBKA celebrates golden jubilee: United Sangtam Baptist Khingkuru Ashimukhong (USBKA) celebrated golden jubilee from November 25 to 28 under the theme “Equip to reach out”. Speakers for the occasion were women secretary NBCC Narola, E.S TNBA I.Apila, DDC planning Kohima Opangtula, Rev. C.Lima E.S USBLA, secretary USBLA Rev.T.Tsipise, Rev.T.Tsangkhuchu. A biography of late J.Bendang Ao, pioneer of Sangtam women association was also released during the event.
“Trainers of training” programme held: “Trainers of training” programme for legal aid and counseling centre members, sponsored by state Nagaland legal services authority, NSLSA was held at AIDA on December 3. Resource persons were EAC (Rev) Pakon, Advocate (Fr. Addl. District and sessions judge), Advocate and board member LACC Longshithung, and principal CLC and chairman LACC P.Leonard Aier.
DRFCB awareness campaign: Dhansiri River Flood Control Board (DRFCB) organised an awareness campaign on the theme “Save our Dhansiri river” on December 3. The programme was attended by several dignitaries and members of the board who spoke on the importance and preservation of the river. Winners of the essay competition are Rajina Jigdong of Pranabananda Women’s College, Rohan Sukhato of Pranab Vidyapith Hr. Sec School, and Hukhevi Swu of Mt. Hermon School as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively.
2 Dmu II A/C NPF dedicatory-cum-induction prog: 2 Dimapur II A/C NPF organised dedicatory-cum-induction programme for Lerini Kikon, president women wing on November 29 at her residence at Senjum village. Lerini Kikon, in her short speech expressed hope that the party candidate would succeed in the forthcoming election if there was unity amongst party workers. She also mentioned that through the joint effort of ex-candidate NPF Savi Liegese, the party would have more opportunity to serve the people of Dimapur. NPF Savi Liegese, former candidate also exhorted on the occasion. The function was attended by several party workers and well wishers under 2 Dimapur II A/C NPF.
‘Yoga Shiver’ orientation-cum-workshop: ‘Yoga Shiver’ orientation-cum-workshop was conducted from November 27 to December 2 under the leadership of Rajaya prabhari of both the wings (male/female) of Dimapur. Meanwhile Rajaya Prabhari of female and male wings Devika Roy and R.K Nair respectively extended gratitude to all office bearers-cum-yoga teachers, pandit of Shiv Mandir, Rangapahar, chairman of Singnijan village and all well wishers for the success of the event.
Rooting for more women representatives: MLA and advisor, also in-charge of women wing Phek Deo Nukhu convened a meeting at his Kohima residence on November 30 whereby 26 members of Phek division women wing, all A/C presidents, and general secretary along with 4 office bearers from central women wing attended the meeting. In the meeting, while highlighting about Naga women politicians, the MLA opined that till date, only one Naga woman Rano Shaiza became an MP and that Naga women should have representatives in the state assembly.
EBRC Bhandari observes ‘World Disabled Day’: ‘World Disabled Day’ was observed by Educational block Resource Centre (EBRC) Bhandari on December 3. The event was attended by teachers and leaders of NGOs Bhandari town. DIS Bhandari, EBRC coordinator, and president Bhandari town Lotha Hoho spoke on the occasion.
LCU visit Longsa Catholic Church: The newly elected members of Lotha Catholic Union (LCU) visited Longsa Catholic Church on November 28. The members were introduced to Catholic community of Longsa village, the biggest village in terms of Catholic population in Wokha district. Marcus Ezung and Raphael Kikon on behalf of the LCU exhorted the fellow Christians to continue to be a model of Christian virtue to the rest of the Churches in Lotha area. Longsa Catholic Church Catechist while pronouncing the vote of thanks, assured the LCU of the village fullest support and appreciation.
CTA celebrated pre Christmas: Chumukedima Timber Association (CTA) celebrated pre-Christmas-cum- picnic at Chate River on December 4. The celebration was attended by its members and families. Highlights of the programme were mass prayer, cake cutting and lunch. CTA executive members thanked the owner, manager staff and sawing parties of all wood based industries under Chumukedima jurisdiction and treasury Pradeep Goel for making the programme successful.
Classic Club celebrate pre-Christmas: Classic Club pre-Christmas was held Sunday at Perizie. The programme was mainly organized for the family members of the Club. The function started with a Bible reading by Neithonuo Solo followed by a very special musical number from Keduozonyu Whourie and son and exhortation by Kesoneino Thorie, the meeting was chaired by Thepfuruya Thorie. The organizing committee served a grand feast after the day’s programme and wished all the Club members a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.