NCSU wishes NSF: Nagaland Contractors and Suppliers Union (NCSU) has extended support to Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on the occasion of NSF Martyr Day 25th anniversary on March 20. The union while extending solidarity to the Naga students’ community said it was on the same day that the community had lost two of its dynamic student leaders and wished the NSF all success in hosting the programme.
APMD 3rd general meeting: Aoli Pongen Mongdang Dimapur (APMD) unit would be held on April 2, 10am at the residence of L Chubatoshi Pongen, treasurer. All Pongeners’ have been requested to attend the meeting.
SASU emergency meeting: Sakipheto Area Students’ Union (SASU) has convened an emergency meeting on March 25, 10am at the residence of SG Hollo, banker. All executive members and unit presidents have been requested to attend the meeting.
Workshop on future trading of agricultural commodities: National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM) Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation, government of India, Nagpur and Nagaland State Agricultural Marketing Board (NSAMB) would be organizing one day workshop on ‘future trading of agricultural commodities’ on March 22, 9am at NSAMB office complex conference hall, 4th mile Dimapur. Dr. Jairath, director of NIAM would be the resource person. All APMC chairman, secretaries and interested entrepreneurs have been requested to attend the workshop.
STSUD 13th parting social held: Sangtam Theological Students’ Union Dimapur (STSUD) was held on March 19 at Sangtam Baptist church Purana bazaar. Hotongkyii, SDO (PWD) Dimapur was the guest speaker. Invocation was delivered by Dr. Apise Pastor, (SBCPB). Speaking at the programme Hotongkyii, SDO (PWD) encouraged the students to be committed and to live an exemplary to the people. He donated Rs.10, 000 towards the union.
Bus service launched in Mon: Bus service from Mon to Chen and Mon to Longwa vice versa was inaugurated by parliamentary secretary transport and mechanical, Dako Phom on March 17. Dako while expressing happiness said the bus service was inaugurated to facilitate the public for socio economic uplift of rural people. While appealing the public to guard and protect the buses as public property, Phom requested village authorities to see that the bus service caters to the need of the public.
YUD general session: General session of Yimchungru Union Dimapur (YUD) has been convened at the residence of its treasurer on March 26, 10am. Yimchungru communities residing within Dimapur jurisdiction have been requested to attend the meeting.
IGNOU-B Ed induction: The induction programme for students admitted to IGNOU-B. Ed degree course 2011 at Kohima study centre 2009/P Nagaland College of Teacher Education, Kohima would be held on March 26, 10am.
BSP members join RJD: General secretary, Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) Nagaland state Temsu Jamir has tendered resignation from the primary and active membership of the party. Temsu informed that he has joined the RJD to strengthen the leadership of Khetovi Kenny, president and Tali Pongener, secretary genera,l Nagaland state.
SCCSU demands water supply: Sao Chang College Students Union (SCCSU) has appealed the minister for PHED Nagaland to construct two reservoirs. SCCSU, general secretary, M. Sangbou Chang in a release, urged the minister to construct reservoirs, one at the source and the other at the college premises under 2011-12 work programme as students have been facing inconvenience due to lack of water supply in the college.
Geereeans visits Doyang hydro electric project: G. Rio school students of class 8, 9 and 10 visited Doyang along with the teachers on March 18 2011 for an educational tour on social science project. Students were taken to Doyang Hydro Project where they where shown how electricity is produced. Engineers from Doyang Hydro Electric Project explained the technical aspects of how electricity was generated. They also visited Chubi Bridge (longest bridge in Asia) at the Doyang site.
Renewal of trade license in Medziphema: The administrator of Medziphema Town Council (MTC), S. Doungel has informed all business establishments under MTC to renew trade license on or before March 25. The administrator stated that a penalty of 50% of amount would be fined as per the provision of the Act on failure to renew the license during the stipulated time.
Beneficiaries under PMEGF Wokha informed: Deputy commissioner Wokha, Rovilatuo Mor has informed all selected beneficiaries under PMEGF allocation of Wokha district whose cases are pending disposal from various banks due to non-submission of quotations to submit the same from authorized agencies within march 25 for speedy disposal.
Buffalo under custody: One stray buffalo was caught on March 3 while damaging a rubber plantation at Mhainamtsi, has been kept in the office of MNYC with the knowledge of the village council. MNYC general secretary, Kaijonbo Newmai has informed the rightful owner claim on or before March 23, adding no responsibility would be bared by MNYC for any course of action.
Waiting shed inaugurated at Benrui village: 32 Assam Rifles inaugurated waiting shed at Benreu village on March 16 and dedicated it to the people of Benreu village. The waiting shed constructed by 32 Assam Rifles has come as a relief to villagers. The people of Benreu village expressed gratitude to AR for the humanitarian act.
NLRC registration date extended: The Kyong Students’ Union has extended the last date for issue of non-local registration card (NLRC) till March 26. All non-locals residing in Wokha have been directed to avail the card before the expiry date from KSU office failing which stern action would be taken against the defaulters.
ATMA Wokha staff
DIMAPUR: Orientation training for newly recruited specialist and functionary supporting staff and farmer’s friends for ATMA Wokha district was held on March 18 at ATMA conference hall, DVO’s office Wokha.
Dr. Mhonchan Shitiri spoke on the topic ATMA concept, extension reforms and structural set up with special reference to supporting staff and farmer’s friends and Lireni Kikon on cafeteria of activities under ATMA programmes. Newly recruited deputy project directors, block technology managers and subject matter specialist shared their aims and ambitions besides experience sharing by Chumbeni Odyuo, convener BTT. About 45 ATMA officials, supporting staff and farmer’s friend attended the training.
GMS bldg at Jotsoma
DIMAPUR: The 16 Assam Rifles handed over the hostel building of Government Middle School, Jotsoma occupied as a company operating Base to the civil administration on March 18. According to defence release, the renovated hostel building premises along with facilities for piped water from main PHE water tank and other utility infrastructure appropriately fenced was handed over to the civil administration as a good will gesture.
YTC reminder to govt employees
TUENSANG: Reiterating its earlier demand to all government officers and employees posted at Shamator, YTC has reminded them all government employees to be regular and in their place of posting. YTC despite repeated appeal, most of the government officers and staff were either found neglecting their duties or out of station. In this connection, YTC stated it would conduct surprise checking in all offices at Shamator, without any prior information. If any officers or employees were found absent during inspection, the council said it would submit their names to their respective higher department as well as the media for further necessary action.
NSCN’s Republic day
DIMAPUR: The 32nd Republic Day of “People’s Republic of Nagalim” would be celebrated on March 21, 9am at Hebron with “Yaruiwo” Isak Chishi Swu as the chief guest. NSCN/GPRN (IM) has extended invitation to all citizens of “Nagalim and all well wishers all over the world.
GPRN/NSCN: “Government People’s Republic of Nagaland” (GPRN) would be celebrating the 31st Republic Day on March 21, 10am at designated camp (Khehoi). Azheto Chophy, NPAC convener would be the chief guest, and Hothrong Yimchunger “Kilo Kilonser” as the guest of honour
DTDU reacts to ANTA
DIMAPUR: Dimapur taxi drivers union (DTDU) has reacted to a statement made by ANTA Kohima unit against registration of Dimapur taxi drivers union (DTDU) by the labour department and registrar of trade union Nagaland.
DTDU clarified that registration was given to the union by the labour department in the interest of the taxi drivers in general under the trade union Act 1962. However, the union alleged that, ANTA Kozhima unit without knowing the provision of the Act under Labour Act had “randomly” challenged the government department. Stating that registration by the labour department and registrar trade union was genuine and that private organisation cannot challenge the government, the union cautioned that ANTA should know the pros and cons of the department before publishing any article.
Traffic regulation for NLA session
DIMAPUR: In view of the Nagaland Assembly budget session, SP Kohima Rothihu Tetseo has informed that traffic regulation will be enforced w.e.f. March 22 to 29 from 0600 hrs as part of the security arrangement.
The regulation are as follows:
1. Only vehicles with appropriate car pass will be allowed entry inside the main gate to the Assembly Complex.
2. No vehicle will be allowed to be parked by the roadside from 0600 hrs. in the following areas.
a. From BSNL Telephone Exchange till Classic Island.
b. From Raj Bhavan to Assembly Complex.
The SP also informed that while anticipating positive cooperation from the public, the police would be compelled to tow away any defaulting vehicles on the mentioned stretch of road and towing charge would be recovered from the defaulters.
DIMAPUR: FGN “Gen.” (Retd.) Viyalie Metha “Kedahge” has expressed sorrow and shock over the untimely demise of “Brig”. Depralie Keditsu, (Ex-”Naga Army”) on March 19 at Diphupar village, Angami region, Nagaland.
FGN “Gen.” (Retd.) in a condolence message stated that Depralie Keditsu, son of Khriekrilie, Merema village, Angami region joined “Naga Nation Defense Service” on January 11, 1957 and was discharged in 1993. He served the nation for 36 years with faith as a “Naga Army” and that his untimely demise was a great loss for the nation and the Angami community, “yet his heroic deeds would remain alive in the history of our nation”, stated the condolence message.
The FGN “Gen.” (Retd.) on behalf of Federal “Government of Nagaland” conveyed has extended heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family members and relatives of late “Brig.” Depralie Keditsuand and prayed that the departed soul rest in peace.
Contact number of fire stations
KOHIMA: Superintendent Fire and Essential Services (F&ES) has informed that the public to contact the following contact numbers as and when necessary.
Kohima - 0370-2222952 or 101 or Inspector Y. Ayuba Longchar - 9436062098,
Dimapur - 03862-232201 or 101 or Dy. SP (F&ES) Vizakie Letro - 9436266323,
Wokha - 03860-242215 or 101 or S.I. Benathung Lotha - 9402643782,
Mokokchung - 0369-2226225 or 101 or Inspector S.Alem Ao - 9856872011,
Tuensang - 03861-220256 or 101 or S.I.S. Alem Longkumer - 8974322879,
Zunheboto - 03867-220444 or 101 or Inspector W. Sashilemba Ao - 9856158740,
Mon - S.I Solhou Chakhesang - 9436804532, ASI. Samuel Konyak - 9436212843.
Phek - 03086-223838 or 101 or S. I. Vetsuhu Chakhesang - 9402003086.