All India pre-vet test
Dimapur: Veterinary Council of India will conduct All India Pre-veterinary Test 2011 (AIPVT-2011) on May 14 to fill up 15% of total seats in Veterinary College of India. The information bulletin and application forms will be sold from January 3-February 15 at Nagaland State Veterinary Council Office, directorate of V&AH Kohima and branches of Vijaya Bank. The cost of the form is Rs.800 for general/OBC category and Rs.400 for SC/ST category which will be payable by demand draft in favour of ‘Veterinary Council of India-Examination Fund” payable at New Delhi.
DIMAPUR: Nagaland Veterinary Field Assistants’ Association (NVFAA) 16th annual general conference would be held on February 11 at district officer conference hall Dimapur at 9am. All districts have been requested to send atleast 5 representatives and to bring all pending dues. Election of new team of office bearers would be held, the association added.
Geriatric and specialized clinics soon at NHK
DIMAPUR: To provide better healthcare service to people, the doctors of Naga Hospital Authority, Kohima (NHAK) have decided to start a focused afternoon clinic from February 2. Consultation would be available from 2pm every Wednesday for various diseases in the department of medicine: Diabetic, hypertension and renal diseases, department of obstetrics and gynecology: Infertility, department of surgery: Thyroid, department of dental: Cosmetic, department of Naturopathy: The art of healing without medication, department of orthopedics: Backache and joint problem, ENT department: Neck Swelling, cancer of throat, department of anesthesia: Pain clinic, department of ophthalmology: Diabetic related to eye diseases, department of pediatric: Disability, department of dermatology: Allergy, department of ayurveda: Art of healing.
Medical Superintendent, NHAK, Dr. Vizolie Suokhrie stated the hospital would also run a special OPD clinic for elder citizens over the age of 70 years every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. The first clinic for the elder would start on the February 12.
CAN condoles Rev. Fr. John Med’s demise
DIMAPUR: Catholic Association of Nagaland (CAN) has expressed sadness on learning the demise of Rev. Fr. John Med, SDB. A condolence message issued by CAN stated that late Rev. Fr. John Med, SDB, came to India from Czechoslovakia at a very young age of about 19 years in 1935 and became a Salesian Priest in the year 1943.
As a young energetic priest Rev. Fr. John Med had great love for music and true to the principle apostolate of the society he belonged to, he had lots of interest in education of the youth and their missions, stated CAN. Though he was one of the pioneers in bringing the Salesian congregation to India, he remained a very simple priest and loved by simple and low section of the people, added CAN. Rev. Fr. John Med according to CAN was a man with strong stamina and workaholic and visited many villages in the north-east India and worked with its people in various capacities including Christ King Parish, Kohima as Assistant Parish Priest for couple of years in early 70s.
One of the many remarkable works which Rev. Fr. John Med did was training the people of north-east especially the Catholics to learn the art of reading Tonic-sol-fa and the bringing out the song book titled “All You Hills Praise The Lord” which is now use in all the Catholic Churches in the North-East.
CAN further stated that in his demise, a vacuum has been created in the Catholic Church and also conveyed condolences to the Salesian congregation.
LPG dealers urged to maintain records
DIMAPUR: Consumer Society Dimapur District (CSDD) has informed LPG dealers of the district to maintain mandatory records and information at their respective shops or outlets for the convenience of consumers.
LPG dealers have been urged to maintain record of the following - working days and hours of shop/outlet/godown; location of agency/godown; price of commercial LPG; price of authorized charges for registration of new connection and installation; weight; backlog of preceding working day of filled cylinders to be supplied; opening and closing stock of filled, empty and defective cylinders; number of filled, empty and defective cylinders received, sold or disposed off during the day; numbers of requisition for release of new connection, cancellation of bogus connection and transfer of connection; register with details, names and addresses of registered persons, wait-list register, new connection register, SV/TV etc; display information for consumers to buy specified cooking accessories from any convenient source bearing ISI mark, or of approved quality; specify latest relevant particulars of government oil company or parallel marketers’ orders in writing; and address of redressal forum for complaints.
NBCC annual session: The 74th annual session of Nagaland Baptist Church Council will be held from February 4-6 at Rotomi Village, Zunheboto.
AAY foodgrains released: Department of food and civil supplies has informed all FPS/Village councils of Kohima centre to collect AAY food-grains for two months from January 31-February 1 between 11am-3pm. Further FPS and village councils have been directed to collect the same within the stipulated time.
Workshop on biodiversity conservation: An experienced sharing workshop on communities’ initiative for biodiversity conservation in Northeast India will be held on January 28 and 29 at DUDA guest house, Kohima. The workshop would be inaugurated by H.K. Khulu, APC on January 28 at 8:30am.
CSU general: The 64th general session of Chakhesang Students’ Union would be held on January 31 at town hall, Pfutsero with M.K. Mero, commissioner and secretary information and public relations and NRE as guest speaker.
Census training for population enumeration at Mon: Three days census training for Mon Sadar and Mon Sub-Division and Shangnyu circle began on January 27 at DC’s Conference hall, Mon. ADC Mon and District Census Officer, Sarah R. rites gave a brief introduction to the supervisors and enumerators.
Public general meet at Noklak town: A public general meeting was held at Noklak town main junction on January 25. The meet was organsied by Khiamniungan Tribal Council, citizens of Noklak town, Kusong village, Noklak village, Thangnyukyan village and Thangnyukyan B village to discuss on law and order situation and isuues within the Khiamniungan area. The meeting resolved to give full cooperation to the administration to control un-authorised taxation, smuggling of drugs, alcohol and all anti-social elements in the area. The meeting also resolved to continue with prohibition of fishing, power supply besides hunting within Khiamniungan area.
CCSU session underway: The 48th general session of Confederation of Chang Students Union (CCSU) general session is under way at Chingmelan village, some 24 km away from Tuensang under the theme ‘Managing Change’. The conference was declared open by MLA and advisor village guards’ organisation, DBs and GBs Affairs, Kejong Chang. The chief guest in the inaugural speech called upon students to be sincere and contribute towards the society. The chief guest was accompanied by DC Tuensang, Y.L. Jami along with a host of department officials and NGOs representatives. All together 43 units under Chang Students Confederation with more than 1000 delegates are attending the 3-day conference which started on Janaury 26.
Prayer walk: A prayer walk would be organized on January 29, 10am at Agri Expo Ground, 4th mile. All organizing committee and sub-committee members have been requested to attend the prayer walk.
Community mobilization training: District education officer, Wokha has informed VECs/WECs under Wokha district that community mobilization training and workshop would be held on February 3-4, 10:30am at DC conference hall, Wokha. The training is related to AIS/Civil works/Accounts/IED. All head teacher in-charge/teacher in-charge/VEC chairmen have been requested to attend with school scal and school account number. School grants and other developmental program would be held up for those who fail to attend the training, added DEO.
Rural Haat and family rest house: The village of new Chumukedima would be inaugurating rural haat and a family rest house on January 29, 11am at new Chumukedima with S Pangnyu Phom, Parliamentary Secretary RD&REPA government of Nagaland as the chief guest.
MVU NPF youth appreciates: Morakjo Village Unit (MVU) NPF youth, 39 Sanis A/C Wokha has appreciated Ralanthung Yanthan, deputy speaker, NLA for the developmental works carried out in the constituency and for providing a JCB to repair the roads from Sanis-Pyotchu.
Canaan Farmers School: Inauguration of Canaan Farmers School (CFS) would be held on January 31 at 12pm at ABAM Tuli farm Mokokchung. The function would be graced by president CFS Wonju South Korea Dr. Kim Bum-IL as chief guest and development commissioner and additional chief secretary Alemtemshi Jamir as guest of honour.
Interface meeting at NRC Mithun: An interface meeting between agri. and allied departments has been convened at NRC Mithun Jharnapani at 10am on February 4. The occasion would be graced by minister of planning AH&Vety. T.R Zeliang as chief guest and minister of agriculture Dr. Chumben Murry as guest of honour.
CSU general session: Chakhesang Students’ Union (CSU) will hold its 64th general session on January 31, 10am at Town Hall, Pfutsero. Commissioner & secretary for information & public relations and NRE M. K. Mero would grace the occasion as guest speaker. All senior leaders and former CSU executives have been requested to attend the session. Meanwhile, all CSU units have been informed to bring their respective unit flag, and delegates have been requested to reach the venue before 8.30am.
PTCSU meeting: Phek Town Chakhesang Students’ Union (PTCSU) has convened a meeting on January 29, 10am at PWD Rest House, Phek town.
AR medical and eye camp: A medical and eye camp was organized by 13 Assam Rifles and 24 Assam Rifles under 5 Sector Assam Rifles of IGAR (N) at Zeizou village and Dhansiri village on January 23 and 24 respectively. Approximately 719 villagers including women and children benefited from these free camps, stated a defence release.
TSU 30th session held: Tikhir Students’ Union (TSU) held its 30th annual session on January 13 and 14 at Nutsü village. Besides TSU executive council and office bearers, the session was attended by former office bearers of the union, GBs, DBs, TTC, TBPA and TWA members and all TSU unit office bearers.
PSU general conference: The 53rd general conference of the Pochury Students’ Union (PSU) was held from January 5-7 at Sütsü village on the theme “Heralding change” hosted by Lüluri Students’ Union. Parliamentary secretary for law & justice and tourism Yitachu was the chief guest, while Akho Leyri was the theme speaker. A new team of office bearers was also elected with Vikuolie Janry as president, Rhutsomu Pfithu as general secretary, Abel as finance secretary and Dahil as assembly speaker for the tenure 2011-13.