IGAR (N) greets Hega community: Maj Gen Sandeep Singh, AVSM, SM, VSM, IGAR (N) and all ranks of Assam Rifles has extended greetings to the people of Hega tribe on the occasion of Zeliang festival. While wishing the tribe prosperity in all spheres and endeavor to push towards everlasting peace in the region IGAR (N) also conveyed prayers to the Almighty to keep a benign eye on the Hega and the people of Nagaland to bring about peace, prosperity and tranquillity in the days to come.
KPC emergency meet: Kohima Press Club (KPC) will hold an emergency meeting on February 10 at KPC at 1pm to discuss matters pertaining to summoning one of its member, Oken Jeet of NEPS by 3 legislators from Mon district. KPC president, KV Nurumi has requested members to attend the meeting positively.
Zunheboto DPDB meeting: The monthly DPDB meeting of Zunheboto district has been deferred to February 15, 11am at Satakha town.
Western Sumi to celebrate centenary: The 100 year’s centenary of Western Sumi Phuthe Kuwo (WSPK) will be celebrated on February 11 at Niuland Town. State chief minister Neiphiu Rio would grace the occasion as chief guest and inaugurate the centenary Khagho at 10am while G. Kaito Aye, minister, road and bridges would be the guest of honour. Azheto Zhimomi, MLA and Advisor, Sericulture and Co-operation would unveil jubilee monolith at the office of Western Sumi Hoho, Chekiye village at 7am. Presentation of Sumi traditional and cultural items would be the special highlight of the occasion.
GPS, Ghokishe inaugurated: GPS, Ghokishe under SSA was inaugurated on February 7 by Kakugha S. Rotokha, DIS Aghunato. While inaugurating the school, the DIS exhorted that out of the many GPS constructed under Aghunato Area, GPS, Ghokishe was one of the best, for which he informed that in the future, the first opportunity in terms of grant and aid from the government would be given to GPS, Ghokishe.
10AR 30th Raising Day: 10 Assam regiment would be celebrating its 30th raising day from February 27 to March 3 at Umroi Cantt, Barapani Shillong. All interested ex-servicemen of 10 Assam regiment have been requested to contact Zila Sainik board, Dimapur.
ANGSU emergency meeting: All Nagaland Gorkha Students’ Union (ANGSU) has convened an emergency meeting on February 12 and 13 at GPP hall, Kohima.
Community leaders trg and RTE program: Kakugha S Rotokha, Deputy Inspector of Schools (DIS), Aghunato has informed all schools under DIS, Aghunato that community leaders training and RTE programme would be held on February 14-15 at EBRC hall Aghunato. All VEC chairmen, VEC secretary, VDB member, parent teacher association member, women member and student union member have been requested to attend the programme.
Sangphure Congressmen join NPF: Sangphure village congress party chairman and GB Sheromong, along with 12 households of the village have resigned from the Congress party and joined NPF 59 A/C. Informing this in a press release, NPF 59 A/C w/president S. Tsathrise Sangtam stated the group has decided to join the NPF party to support NSMDC chairman and MLA C. Kipili Sangtam.
Dmu district admn directs: In view of the upcoming community monitors for Dimapur district Census 2011 phase II to be held on February 12 at town hall, Dimapur, district administration has directed chairmen and GB’s of Dimapur district to attend the meeting. The meeting will focus on ensuring smooth, honest and factual census operations in the district. Further the district administration has also requested local media houses to cover the said programme which begins at 11am on Saturday.
PGSU (NUCK) emergency meeting: Post Graduate Students’ Union Nagaland University Kohima Campus has convened an emergency meeting on February 12, 10am at PG I men’s hostel at Bayavü colony Kohima. All executive members have been asked to attend the meeting.
CCLC meeting: A general body meeting of Chokri Chakhesang Literature Committee (CCLC) will be held on February 12, 10am at the private residence of Zaveyi Nyekha above Mohonkhola bridge Kohima. The meeting will be about translations, text book production and progress of gospel literature among others. Agendas may be submitted fifteen minutes prior to the meeting. All committees and sub-committees of CCLC have been asked to attend the meeting.
ANGDA meeting: The 31st general body meeting of All Nagaland Government Drivers’ Association (ANGDA) will be held on February 26, 10am at office of CANSSEA conference hall. All heads of department Kohima units, ANGDA sub-divisions units and district units, Nagaland secretarial drivers union, Nagaland directorate and district government drivers union, ANGDA NST unit have been informed to attend the meeting without fail. All ANGDA members have further been informed to submit their yearly membership fee of `50 for 2011. Associations have also been asked to submit their total strength of all its bonafide members with name list, contact number and designation.
ZAPO meeting: The 38th general session of Zuketsa Area Public Organization (ZAPO will be held on February 11, 11am at ZAPO hall Zuketsa.
Lost and found: GPRN/NSCN, union territory-1 has informed that one bike XCD 125 CC, bearing chassis No MD2DSJBZZPWG 36911 and engine No. JAMBPG 38521 is under the custody of union territory-1 office GPRN/NSCN, Khehoi designated camp. The rightful owner has been requested to claim the same by producing original documents and driving licence within seven days.
New office bearers
SVC: Sovima Village Council (SVC) elected new office bearers for a term of five years led by Neikhriehu Kense as chairman, Ruokuosilie Riipre-o as secretary, Mengutuo Riipre-o as treasurer and Abei Riipre-o as VDB secretary.
Kyong students’ union new team: Kyong Students’ Union (KSU) handing and taking of files was held on February 8 at its office premises. Both the outgoing and the elected president Yiben Humtsoe and Subenthung Lotha spoke at the programme. The oath taking ceremony was presided over by Janbemo Humtsoe, election commission member.
Dr. R. K. Behera at APQN conference
DIMAPUR: Dr. R. K. Behera, coordinator (IQAC) Patkai Christian College, has been selected to present a paper at the The Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) conference to be held in Bangalore, from March 2 to 4. The target audience for the APQN Conference is primarily those associated with quality agencies in the region. This includes APQN Members and Observers, the APQN Board, Committees and Project Groups, including others working in the area of quality assurance and improvement in higher education and government agencies. The main theme of the 2011 Asia-Pacific Quality Network Conference is “Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Expectations and Achievements”.
New weaving unit at Wokha
DIMAPUR: A community ‘eri’ spinning and weaving unit at Blue Hill colony Wokha was inaugurated on February 4 by district sericulture officer (DSO) Wokha T. Sanny Pongener. Speaking on the occasion, the DSO lamented that although Wokha district produced about 25 metric tons of ‘eri’ cocoons annually, many were left un-utilized. He stated the department established the unit on community ‘eri’ spinning and weaving project under state plan fund in order to utilize the cocoons into silk yarn and make different types of ‘eri’ silk fabrics into traditional Naga designs. The DSO also encouraged ‘Eyilo’ SHG members to use the unit productively, setting examples to the people of the area to learn new technology so that there would be consistency and continuity in silk yarn related activities in generating sources of income.
NLA member Aloh on construction rights
DIMAPUR: NLA member and chairman of development authority Nagaland T. Aloh Wangham on Wednesday reiterated that upcoming road construction from Tizit to Nokzang village via Yanpan, Sakho and Loakkun under the centrally sponsored scheme of inter state connectivity was the outcome of by-election 2009 and the commitment of state chief minister Neihpu Rio for the commuters, public and villagers. However, despite the chief minister’s commitment Aloh stated “There is someone who runs up to Delhi with DPR” by spending huge amount of money, energy and time. Affirming that whoever brought the sanction for the road construction had every right to get the construction of the road, Aloh said no contractors, firm, company and individual should try to manipulate or miss- handle the construction without his prior knowledge.
Dimapur Gorkha union condemns killing
DIMAPUR: The Dimapur Gorkha Union has condemned the firing incident by Indian armed force on the peaceful procession by Gorkha Janmurti Morcha (GJM) on the demand of Gorkhaland.
According to Sanjay Pandey, finance secretary and Kumar Subba chairman, Dimapur Gorkha Union, Dimapur, the firing incident on the democratic procession by students community led by GJM, two students namely Vicky Lama, age 15 years and Bimla Rai, age-18 years died on the spot and 20 others were severely injured at Sipsu forest village, Nagarkatta, Dooars, Jalpaiguri dist of West Bengal on February 8.
DGU urged the government of West Bengal and India to enquire the matter and award punishment to the person involved in the killing of students and injuring many people.
The union also affirmed that demand of Gorkhaland was the legitimate right of Gorkhas and said would support and extend all possible help to achieve the goal.