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Published on 16 Feb. 2011 12:37 AM IST
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P&AR (Pension cell) notifies

DIMAPUR: The state government has relaxed application of Rule 13 (2) of those government servants who retired with effect from October 31, 2009, consequent upon the coming into effect of government of Nagaland retirement from public employment (second amendment) Act, 2009 dated 07/08/2009.
The restriction of one year would be counted from July 6, 2010, the date of passing of the Supreme Court Judgment dated July 6, 2010 civil appeal No.4955 OF 2010 (Arising out of SLP(C) No.29786 of 2009), pertaining to the case between Nagaland senior government employees welfare association and state government.
This was issued through an official notification by commissioner and secretary to the government of Nagaland, Amardeep S. Bhatia.
Movement of dogs restricted in Mkg

DIMAPUR: In view of the ongoing census exercise in Mokokchung town, all public have been informed to restrict movement of dogs from dusk to dawn for the safety of the enumerators/supervisors and other census functionaries till March 2011.
Informing this through an officialbulletin, deputy commissioner, Lithrongla G. Chishi said the order would come into force with immediate effect. Violation of the order would attract penalties as per provision of law, added DC.
DC Phek appeals for accurate census

DIMAPUR: Deputy Commissioner Phek, Mikha Lomi along with ADC Chozuba Temsu Naro Aier, EAC Phek Andrew charge officer for census operation Phek Sadar, EAC Chetheba Mudongoyi charge officer personnel inspected different circle for census and conducted a meeting with village leaders and enumerators on February 14 and 15.
According to an official bulletin, the DC appealed the village leaders and enumerators to submit exact figures and accurate census of Phase-II of population enumeration.
“Each and every individual should enroll in census enumeration however; fair and truth should be strictly maintained” he said and called upon enumerators to take corrective measures well in advance if necessary. The officials also inspected some enumeration household to check whether Census was carried out. He urged village elders to extend full cooperation and support by providing the right information for the census.
The team inspected Lozaphuhu and Phek village on February 14 and 15 Thenyizu, Chesezu, Runguzu Nasa, Sekruzu, Yoruba and Suthozu. SDO (C) Phek Razouvolie Dozo also visited Suthozu, Tehephu and K-Khuno in order to take stock of the census operation.
Drug smugglers held in railway station

DIMAPUR: Two professional drug smugglers with 15820 capsules of Spasmo Proxyvon and 200 tablets of Nitrosum were arrested by Dimapur police GPRS on Tuesday.
Acting on a tip off, the drug smugglers were arrested as they were disembarking from Kamrup Express with the consignment neatly packed in sewn mattress, stated ASP/PRO in a press note. The two arrested has been identified as Rahul Roy (37) of Krishna Nagar, Agartala and Rupesh Majumdar (35) of Raikhum, Siliguri, West Bengal.
Police quoting the accused said he has been in this business for some years and that illegal drugs from West Bengal are being sold in Dimapur and Lahorijan.
Plea for early declaration of PT/GT result

KOHIMA: All Nagaland Pre-Service Teacher’s Association (ANPSTA) has demanded for early declaration of recently held written interview for PT/GT for Kohima, Dimapur Wokha, Mokokchung, Zunheboto and Peren districts without further delay. In a memorandum submitted to commissioner and secretary, department of school education and SCERT, ANPSTA stated government schools were facing shortage of teachers due to vacancies caused by Retirement Act 2009. However, one full academic year had already passed with shortage of teachers in many schools where students especially in rural areas have suffered academically, added ANPSTA.
With the academic session for 2011 in full swing, ANPSTA alleged the problem was yet be solved, adding the delay in solving the problem have been caused due to the interest of “certain tribes” and that majority of children should not be victimized for the sake of minority.
One critically injured in road mishap
KOHIMA, FEB 15 (NPN): One person was critically injured when one truck and one zonal taxi collided head on near Dairy Farm, New Reserve Monday evening.
According to police source, the truck belonging to the IRB posted in Kohima and loaded with firewood collided head on with the Zonal Taxi coming from the opposite side at around 7pm, critically injuring the driver of the Zonal Taxi identified as Nepuni Loli (29) hailing from Rabunamei Village of Mao.
The injured was rushed to Naga Hospital Kohima in a critical condition and was stated to be in an unconscious state. His condition remained critical till the time of filing this report.
Meanwhile, it is learnt that the police have registered a case in this regard at South Police station and investigation on.

Eid greetings

DIMAPUR, FEB 15 (NPN): Nagaland governor Nikhil Kumar, on the occasion of the Eid-e-Milad, has extended greetings and good wishes to the people of Nagaland.
“It is the time to remember the teachings of the Holy Prophet and follow the mission the Prophet dedicated all his life to,” Nikhil Kumar said in a message. The governor prayed that “universal teachings” of love, kindness and compassion of Prophet Muhammad inspire and guide all to work for universal brotherhood and peace.
“May the Prophet’s message unite us all on the path of peace and harmony,” he further prayed.
SP Kohima directives for traffic regulation

DIMAPUR: Kohima SP Rothihu Tetseo has informed all general public that priority would be given to vehicles that are moving down towards TCP gate from PHQ Point during office hours.
The public are also advised to use the Paramedical road and NHK to below Census Directorate (via-lower New Market, lower Naga Bazar) to ease traffic jam in the town.
All vehicles coming up from Naga Hospital Kohima side towards TCP Gate would be discouraged and priority would be given to the down traffic at TCP Gate.
At the same time, all protected persons availing the service of police escort have been requested to follow the traffic regulation and not to overtake the general traffic queue so as to avoid further traffic jam within the town area.
Minor reshuffle
in NSCN (K)

DIMAPUR: The NSCN (K)’s civil setup, in a minor reshuffle, allocated S.K. Peter with the “ministry of art and culture”, who was holding the “ministry of trade and commerce”, and the “kilonser”, “ministry of revenue”, southern Nagaland K.H. Starson has been allocated with an additional charge of “ministry of trade and commerce” with immediate effect.
In a communiqué, NSCN (K) president’s office spokesperson P.Tikhak said a minor reshuffle was made in an emergency meeting held at the council headquarters under the chairmanship of its president.
The NSCN (K) president’s office has directed both the “kilonsers” to discharge their duties efficiently in the interest of the people and the party without “any fear or favour.”

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