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Published on 24 Mar. 2011 12:17 AM IST
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‘Seven Days of Prayer’
DIMAPUR: As part of the ‘Heal Dimapur’ vision, a ‘Seven Days of Prayer’ would be conducted from March 19-25.
According to organizers, seven mountains signified business, government, media, arts and entertainment, education, the family and religion. The seven days of prayer would allocate one day of praying for one mountain.
Organizers in a press release informed that the seven-day prayer programme is being organized to see a breakthrough in “each of these mountains and to see the culture of heaven invade these spheres; to see God’s will being done on earth as it is in heaven”.
Organizers could be contacted for the remaining days at 4pm at Sinai Café, D.C. Court Junction.
NIC key contact nos
DIMAPUR: The Nagaland Information Commission (NIC) has informed that the Information Commissioners listed below have taken over charges as shown against each w.e.f. March 14.
Therefore, all correspondence may, henceforth, be addressed to the following:
Lalhuma, IAS (Rd) Chief Information Commissioner- 0370-2291595 (O), 0370-2291774 (Fax) +91 9436005948,
Kevinino P. Meru State Information Commissioner -0370-2291200 (O) +91 9436004940,
Bukchem Phom State Information Commissioner- 0370-2290645 (O) +91 9436004499,
Medical concession for senior citizens
DIMAPUR: Health and family welfare department has announced 50% medical treatment concession for senior citizens. As per the guidelines issued by commissioner and secretary to the government of Nagaland Menukhol John, 50% concession would be given to all investigations such as X-Ray, ultra sound etc., as well as surgical procedures wherever was charged.
Recipients of old age pension and senior citizens would be paid attention on priority basis for registration and OPD services.
Registration and OPD services would be free for senior citizens and 50% concession for paying cabin charges. Special senior citizens clinic would be held in all districts once a month.
The commissioner and secretary has directed all government district hospitals, community health care centres and primary health centres to implement the guidelines with immediate effect.
IGAR (North) to celebrate 176th AR day: Assam Rifles would be celebrating its 176th raising day on March 24. On the eve of the occasion, Maj Gen Sandeep Singh, AVSM, SM, VSM, IGAR (N) has congratulated all officers, JCOs and Jawans for their excellent performance in the past which brought laurels and many achievements to the Assam Rifles. He also appealed to all ranks of Assam Rifles to continue to work hard to maintain and keep up the tradition of the Assam Rifles. Maj Gen Sandeep Singh, AVSM, SM, VSM, IGAR(N) congratulated all units under IGAR (North) for displaying bravery and professional acumen in performance of their duties to ensure peace and harmony in Nagaland.
Sumi Hoho meeting: First executive meeting of Sumi Hoho for the session 2011-13 has been convened on April 8, 9:30 am at the conference hall, office building Zunheboto. All new executive members, frontal chiefs, SKH, WSH, NSSH, ESSH, KSSH, MSSH, STH, SKK, SOUN, SLB, SMM, SGSA etc., and all conveners and members of various committees have been informed to attend the meeting.
GPRN/NSCN regional chairmen meeting: “Home Secretary” GPRN/NSCN, Khekiho Chophy, has informed all regional Chairmen to compulsorily attend the Regional Chairman Summit, to be held at Council Camp, Khehoi on March 30,10a.m.
GPRN/NSCN revokes suspension order: As per the order from “Ato Kilonser’s” office No. IX/REVOC-04/GPRN/NSCN/2011-12, Viniho Swu, “Dy. Kilonser,” PR& NGO’s, who was suspended on November 19 for violation of party discipline, has been revoked. The “Dy. Kilonser” has been reinstated to his assignment on March 13, informed MIP GPRN/NSCN.
JPN general session: The 36th general session of Jalukie Pumling Nko (JPN) would be held at Jalukie Namgo (old) on March 26, 9am. All bonafide members have been requested to attend the meeting with constructive ideas.
NU confers Ph. D degree: Vice-Chancellor, N.U has declared Athungo Ovung Sociology to be provisionally qualified for the degree of doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in Sociology of Nagaland University. The topic of the thesis is ‘A study on social stratification among the Lotha Naga’ under the supervision of Dr. A. Lanunungsang Ao.
UTS inform participants to collect certificate: United Tribal Society (UTS) has informed all participants including school students who participated in the 4th North East Poetry Festival 2011 from March 17-19 at NEZCC Complex to collect certificates from Noel Manuel, Coordinator, United Tribal Society, Circular Road Dimapur between March 25-28.
Peren DPDB meeting: Deputy commissioner and vice chairman DPDB has informed all district planning and development board (DPDB) members, Peren district that monthly DPDB meeting for the month of March would be held on March 30, 11am at deputy commissioner’s conference hall, Peren. All DPDB members of Peren district have been requested to attend the meeting.
TNE emergency meeting: Tsungiki Nzontsii Ekhung (TNE) has convened an emergency meeting on March 27, 1pm at the residence of Er. Echungbemo Humtsoe, Purana Bazaar Dimapur. All Ekhung representatives, executive members and elders have been requested to attend the meeting.
OTSU second executive meeting: Old Tssori Students’ Union (OTSU) has convened its 2nd executive meeting on March 26, 10am at the residence of its finance secretary, Sewak Lotha colony, Dimapur. All executive members have been requested to attend the meeting.
Prayer cum general meeting: Alaphumi union Dimapur and Kohima would be organizing a prayer cum general meeting on March 26, 9am at the residence of Shikato Kinimi (DHO), Diphupar ‘A’, near Sumi Baptist church. All have been requested to attend the meeting.
Final consultative meeting: The final consultative meeting of Yepthomi of Sumi, Venuh of Chakhesang, Jinguru of Sangtam, Kiphur of Yimchunguru, Kaothie of Khimniungam, Khatemshi of Chang and Patton of Kyong (Lotha) has convened a meeting on April 9, 10am at Hotel Cimorb (opposite medical minister’s residence), Kohima. All mentioned tribes have been requested to send five delegates and all the present legislators have been requested to attend the meeting.
NPF central youth wing consultative meeting: The NPF central youth wing has convened a consultative meeting with Kuzholuzo Neinu (Azo), Minister in-charge on March 31, 10am at central office Kohima. All youth wing office bearers have been requested to attend the meeting.
Funds for Tsunami victims: Helpers club Dimapur would be collecting funds to help the Quake-Tsunami victims in Japan. Any person or organization willing to help may contact; 9774225914, 9856950084, 9436640225 and 9402866999.
BPL, AAY and Annapurna card holders informed: Village council of Purana bazaar has informed all BPL, AAY and Annapurna card holders of Purana bazaar that rice for the month of February and March would be distributed on March 25 and 26 from 8am to 12 noon. All card holders have been requested to collect rice from the council fair price shop. Further BPL and AAY card holders have been asked to submit two recent passport photos for renewal.
Sterilization camp: District health society Dimapur would be organizing a sterilization camp on March 28 at Dhansiripar CHC. All eligible couples willing to adopt permanent method of sterilization may avail the facility, free of cost. Registration for intending couples would start from 8am.
Leadership seminar: Union Baptist Church (UPC) Peren town would be organizing a leadership seminar, sponsored by Cuba BDO, Tening on March 26, 9:30am at Old Jalukie village council hall. All village leaders of Old Jalukie upper and lower, village council members and Church members have been requested to attend the seminar.
Training on mushroom and vermicompost: A training programme on mushroom cultivation and vermicompost making was held in farm school at Sangsa village, Tizit on March 17. The programme was organized by ATMA, Mon and chaired by Imlinochett BTT convener Tizit block and Tapa BTT Chen block. Altogether 43 farmers from Sangsa, Zakho and Tizit village attended the training.
DCCI conducts meet with DC Dmu: Executive member of Dimapur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (DCCI) held a meeting with deputy commissioner at deputy commissioners’ chamber on March 23. Drafted copies of the constitution of DCCI were presented, and would be further deliberated on April 3 in detail, by the executive body for necessary amendment. After thorough discussion with DC, it was agreed that subsequent to the approval of constitution and registration, the remaining procedure would follow at the earliest.
Vaccination camp held: A vaccination camp was conducted on March 22 led by Dr. Marlan Sumi (V.A.S Veterinary Dispensary Niuland) and a team of doctors for prevention of foot and mouth diseases of cattle, goat and pig. Around 200 domesticated animals were vaccinated. Further, village council has expressed gratitude to district veterinary and A.H for their yeomen service in providing free vaccination camp for the welfare of village farmers.
AKM survival census card: The Ao Students’ Conference (AKM) has informed all non-locals residing under Mokokchung town that renewal of “AKM Survival Census card” would start from March 28 till April 2 from 9am to 4pm. This was informed through a release issued by Nathan Ozukum, vice president cum public grievances cell AKM.
CCC reminder to plot patta holders: Chiephobozou Central Council (CCC) Kohima reminded Chiephobozou town plot patta holders to construct his /her house within two years w.e.f. 2010. CCC while informing every government office established at Chiephobozou to operate from Chiephobozou itself, also reminded the posted staff to be regular and sincere in their duties. The council informed that the reminder was issued as per general meeting resolution of February 26, 2010 jointly signed by former NAPO President Neitso Sogotsu, DC Kohima Beiu Angami and Rovilato Mor, former ADC Chiephobozou.
Bank passbook found: One bank passbook belonging to Nisemo Yanthan was found in an autorickshaw on March 23. The rightful owner may claim the same by contacting 9436266359.
YBC turns 75
DIMAPUR: Yankeli Baptist Church of Wokha district celebrated 75 years of Christianity from March 19-20 under the theme ‘Ye are the chosen people’. Exhortation was delivered by Er W Kithan, parliamentary secretary, who donated fifty thousand towards the Church. The main speakers of the jubilee were Rev. Dr Nrio Ezung, executive secretary KBES, Rev. John, pastor LBC Senjum, Yanbemo Ovung, associate pastor LBC Dimapur, Rev. Yankey Patton, ex-state chaplain, Rev. Dr L. L. Kikon, secretary mission and evangelism, KBES, Dr. T Kikon, CMO Mon and Dr. Elithung, DHO Wokha.
URF youth camp
DIMAPUR: United Revival Fellowship (URF) Dimapur would be organizing youth camp cum revival hour from March 25-27 at United Baptist Churches Association (UBCA) Kothakuthi mission centre, Goalpara Assam.
The revival hour to be held under the theme ‘Not by might nor by power but by my spirit’ will have Nivukhu, pastor Chekiye village Baptist Church, V Zhimo, president divine world harvest ministry Dimapur, Rev. Dilip Singh, bible teacher, Kaholi V Assumi, DC Longleng, Nihekhu Chishi as resource persons. Dedication of new Church would be done by Choudary, Assam Baptist convention general secretary. All delegates, counselors and praise and worship team have been requested to reach City tower junction at 5am on March 25.
Health mela at Sechü
Dimapur: One-day health mela sponsored by NRHM, department of health and family welfare was conducted at Sechü PHC on March 21. The team was headed by Dr. L. Ralte, CMO Kohima and other officials of the district. The programme was inaugurated by Akuno Sophie, SDO (Civil) Sechü. Village leaders, VHC members, ASHAs and the community attended the health mela. 180 patients were examined, and blood test for MP and HIV, sputum collection and immunization, IEC materials and posters and pamphlets were distributed. Free sterilization for 19 patients was conducted during the health mela.

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