48-yr old CM’s mansion ....
While the CMO sources denied that any vehicle was burnt, it was speculated that one vehicle was also burned during the inferno. The first occupant of the bungalow was P. Shilu Ao, the first chief minister of Nagaland in 1963 and it had been the residence of other chief ministers such as –T.N. Angami, Hokishe Sema, Vizol, J.B.J asokie, S.C. Jamir, K.L. Chishi, Vamuzo and Neiphiu Rio.
Organisations express sympathy : Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has expressed sadness over the “unfortunate fire incident” at the chief minister’s official bungalow Tuesday evening.
“The NPCC is saddened at the incident and at the same time felt that this incident could be a lesson for the state on the level of preparedness in case of such incidences,” NPCC general secretary Medokul Sophie said.
He stated that though NPCC was not questioning the efficiency of the state fire services, it was yet concerned with the level of preparedness of fire services in tackling such disasters.
Meanwhile, in separate press notes, Angami Baptist Church Council, and MLA Dr. Nicky Kire along with party members of NPF 9 A/C Kohima Town have also expressed sympathy to the chief minister, his family, staff and all residents over the fire in the chief minister’s official residence.
NSWC on failure to arrest ...
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Supplementing to the chairperson, NSWC member Abeni TCK stated that the commission would not accept or allow any settlement through customary law in the case as the accused was allegedly a habitual offender. It was learnt that January 3 rape case was the fourth time the accused had committed similar offences.
Meanwhile, the NSWC expressed “wonder” as to why the authority concerned had not initiated disciplinary actions on the accused as yet, by suspending him from his service as a government employee.
The alleged rape of a minor girl of class-X by one Tsahuyo Thira at Kikrüma village on January 3 had invoked wide condemnation from different organizations, demanding for his immediate arrest and awarding befitting punishment.
Census dept appeals for ....
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The Community monitors would be made to monitor the census operation across the state besides holding meetings with village councils, public leaders etc.
Earlier in phase I census operation, eight teams including Naga Hoho, NMA, NGBF, ENPO, etc were assigned as community monitors.
Hekali informed that positive feedbacks were received from all over the state in generating awareness and collection of accurate data through the monitors.
Phase II of Census 2011 also known as Population Enumeration (PE) phase will be carried out from February 9-28, with every citizen of the country being enumerated and his particulars collected at a well defined point of time called the ‘Census Moment’. The reference date for Census of India 2011 being 00:00 hours of March 1, 2011.
On the night of February 28, the Houseless Population will be enumerated, where Dimapur and Kohima will be given special focus in Nagaland.
After the PE phase, a revisit will be conducted by enumerators from March 1-5 during which period updating of births and deaths will be done with reference to the Census Moment. There are altogether 177 census charges including special charge and 4293 enumeration blocks (excluding special charge) spread across Nagaland whereby 4743 census functionaries will work in the field during the phase II. In addition, nodal officers and community workers are being stationed in each district to supervise, monitor and assist the operations.
The first phase of Census 2011 namely Houselisting and Housing Census was earlier held from June 1-July 15 2010 across the country. During this phase, buildings, census houses and households were identified and systematically listed, besides other amenities and assets available to the household.