Picnic, partying banned within SVC jurisdiction
DIMAPUR: Shoxuvi Village Council (SVC) has banned picnic and partying in the riverside within its jurisdiction. SVC informed the move was taken due to pollution and disturbance created by picnic/party goers under the influence of alcohol within its jurisdiction. The council further added that defaulters would be penalized.
Kami Church to celebrate 75th anniv
KOHIMA: Kami Baptist Church (KBC) would be celebrating its 75th anniversary on December 28 and 29 at Kami village under Phek district on the theme “Lord of all ages”. The main speakers of the celebration included Rev. Vezopa Tetseo, executive secretary CBCC and Rev. Dr. V. K. Nuh, general secretary, CNBC. MLA, Neiba Kronu, deputy chairman state planning board would be the chief host for musical nite on December 29.
Three arrested by Dmu police
DIMAPUR: In a delayed report, Dimapur police arrested two persons on charges of possessing arms in the wee hours of December 25 near Holy Cross junction.
According to police, the two arrested identified as one Rajen Swami (28) and Rohan Sunam (22) were apprehend along with one country made .32 pistol by patrol party of 14 NAP (IR) and Dimapur police.
Police said the two accused were reportedly attempting to sell off the arms when they were arrested.
In connection with this, a case has been registered with West police station, Dimapur.
Vehicle lifter nabbed
In another incident, police arrested one vehicle lifter identified as one Mangal Sinha (38) December 20 last from 4th mile, Chumukedima.
Acting on a complaint form the owner of the vehicle (Maruti van) B/R No.NL-01T-7332 that his vehicle went missing from parking area of Railway station, the police immediately swung into action and intercepted the same vehicle which was proceeding towards 7th mile Chumukedima. A case has been registered with the East police station, said the PRO.
SOUD executive meeting
DIMAPUR: Executive meeting of Shena Old Union Dimapur Area (SOUDA) has been convened on December 30, 9am at the residence of its banker Er. V. Ghoshito Achumi, Padum Pukhri, Dimapur. All office bearers, executives, sectorial representatives and officers, elders have been requested to attend the meeting.
DIMAPUR: Tesen Students’ Union (TSU) Peren has convened an election-cum-general meeting on December 29 at Christian school Tesen at 10am. All members and advisors have bee requested to attend the meeting.
1 discharged from NSCN/GPRN
TUENSANG: Yimchungru Region of NSCN/GPRN has discharged “Sergeant Major” Hangchikhuing, Army No- 38508 of Yambamo Brigade Naga Army. Yimchungru Region of NSCN/GPRN further wished him luck and added the region would remember his good services rendered towards the region.
Dimensions to open 5th centre
DIMAPUR: The school of phonetics & Spoken English division of Dimensions Institute for Education & Research (DIER) will be launching its fifth branch in the state at Kalibari Road, Dimapur on January 2011. Dimensions already have its centres at Wokha, Naharbari Dimapur, Circular Road Dimapur and Chumukedima centre scheduled to open shortly.
Dimensions will be launching its first national publication ‘Rhythms & Reasons’ at Oxford Book Store Chennai on February 5, 2011. The book is a collection of 100 poems authored by 15-year-old Edith Maria Garszia and books on ‘Improve your vocabulary’ and ‘Idioms & Phrases’ would be launched in February and March 2011 respectively.
NNC Sumi region withdraws statement
DIMAPUR: NNC Sumi region president-cum-supervisor Ghosuho Tuccu has withdrawn its statement published in local dailies on December 24. Ghosuho Tuccu in a press release sated the statement was withdrawn on learning that “their joining” was through higher ups decision and consultation. NNC Sumi region president-cum-supervisor further stated the region had tendered an apology for issuing such “statement and defamation” and that it has withdrawn the statement.
STBC to celebrate golden jubilee
DIMAPUR: Sanis Town Baptist Church (STBC) would be celebrating its golden jubilee on December 28 and 29 on the theme “I am the alpha and the omega”
Main speakers for the celebration would be Rev. Dr. Nrio Ezung, executive secretary KBES Vankhosang, Rev. Zanao Mozhui pastor Lotha Baptist Church, Dimapur and Rev. Nyan associate pastor Wokha town Baptist church. Deputy commissioner Tuensang, Y.L Jami, ex-minister Thomas Ngullie, N. Thungchamo E/Rui, Orenthung Patton, SDO (Civil) Sanis ADC designated would be exhorting the celebration.
STBC has extended invitation to all pastors, with two Church workers from Church under KBES and all Church members, in-laws to attend the golden jubilee celebration.
Intoxicants, liquor seized
DIMAPUR: Baghty town council, Baghty students’ union, and Baghty Eloe Hoho conducted surprise checking on December 20.
In a release, chairman adhoc town council, Baghty Wokha informed that 187 IMFL and beer, 5000 tablets of Relipen drug, and 3 packets of Gutkhas were seized and destroyed. Meanwhile, the joint team warned that surprise checking on such illegal activities would be carried out from time to time and wherein culprit (s) would be penalized as per the resolution of the organizations. The team further appealed the public for co-operation during such frisking.
Bible quest 2010
DIMAPUR: The result of written open Bible quest 2010 conducted by Faith Theological College has been declared with the results pasted on the college notice board, Ura villa colony, circuit house area, Dimapur. Informing this in a press release, founder Principal Rev. Dr. S. Gangte requested all participants to collect certificates from the college office. The founder principal also informed that second open written Bible Quest Exam on November 1-36 (O.T) and gospel of John 1-21 (N.T) would be conducted on August 28, 2011. Rev. Dr. S. Gangte can be contacted at (03682) 225254, 9436425173 and 9856319201