AKM fix tuition fees for students
DIMAPUR: Ao Students’ Conference (AKM) has informed all the head of schools and teachers imparting tutorial in and around Mokokchung district to strictly follow the resolutions as per the resolution adopted by Naga Students Federation (NSF), education secretary joint meeting at Kohima on October 15 for the benefit of students.
AKM stated that tuition fees for classes A to 7 at `150, classes 8 to 12 at `200, home tuition fee at `1000 and maximum number of students per batch at 8.
AKM further cautioned that failure to comply with the order would be severely dealt as per the decisions of the executive and requested all head of the schools to inform the same to the teaching staff and student.
PHC Shamator without doctor
SHAMATOR/TUENSANG, MAR 24 (NPN): The public of Shamator are in distress as the Primary Health Centre Shamator has been functioning without a doctor for quite sometimes.
Yimchungru Tribal Council and Yimchungru Akheru Arih-ako while inspecting the hospital on Wednesday lambasted the doctor posted at PHC Shamator for failing to abide by its principles and demanded the authority to replace and immediately transfer the “erring doctor” at the earliest.
It was also reported that 5 patients died within one week and that those suffering from various ailments have been unable to consult the doctor.
YTC and YAA stated that Dr. Shani, who was transferred in March 2010 at PHC Shamator has been away for a while leaving the vulnerable patient’s life at risk. The joint inspection team while cautioning that the citizens of Shamator would no longer tolerate such “step-motherly treatment”, urged the authority in-charge to take necessary action against the erring doctor and to keep his salary on hold.
Money sanctioned to 277 schools in Kma
Kohima: The government of India, ministry of environment and forests, through the Nagaland Pollution Control Board (NPCB) has sanctioned and released Rs. 2500 each to 277 Schools in Kohima district under eco- clubs programme during 2010-11. Principal/headmaster of schools have been asked to send any authorized person to collect the amount from the divisional forest officer, Kohima on any working day on or before April 15.
State level quiz competition on air
DIMAPUR: Directorate of state institute of rural development has informed project directors, BDOs, village councils and VDBs that Doodarshan Kendra Kohima would be telecasting the recently concluded state level quiz competition on March 28, 6pm. All stakeholders have been requested to view the said programme for feedback.
Second batch EDP training held: The second batch EDP for youth of Nagaland was conducted at Urban Haat, Dimapur by Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) Guwahati, sponsored by department of Industries and commerce, government of Nagaland on March 18 with thirty nine participants from different parts of Dimapur. The graduation function was chaired by Iheilungna (Mapeu) IIE guest member and Marianos Lotha, special officer DIC Dimapur as the guest of honour.
VVC new office bearers: Vihokhu Village Council (VVC) held its general meeting on March 10 at council hall and elected new office bearers for the tenure 2011-2016. The team would be led by K Vehoto Chishi as chairman, Yehoshe Awomi as vice chairman, Y Yekuto Ayemi as secretary, Hokihe Awomi as joint secretary, Hovikhe Zhimo as VEC chairman and Kakishe Yeptho as chairman cultural board.
Mon DPDB meeting held: The monthly district planning and development board meeting of Mon district was held at deputy commissioner’s conference hall on March 22. Deputy Commissioner Mon, Dinesh Kumar IAS lauded the census team on the successful completion of census operation in Mon and said that census figures were likely to be out soon. The house further deliberated on the need to ban hunting and fishing using of chemical and bombs, celebration of Aoleang festival on April 5 and also irregularity of BSNL services in Mon.
Health awareness cum immunization camp at Huronger: Health awareness cum routine immunization camp was held at Huronger village on March 13. The camp was led by Dr. Kibang, district immunization officer, nurses and health workers. The team also attended the devotional service at Huronger Baptist Church. Dr. Kibang spoke on the importance of immunization of children, pregnancy and also on the proper utilization of funds provided to the village. After the service, immunization camp was held, where 116 children received immunization against 6 vaccine preventable diseases and administered vitamin-A.Two expectant mother’s were also checked and given TT.
Assam Rifles facilitates first visit outside Nagaland: A group of 37 ladies from Zhutovi village proceeded to Guwahati from March 16 to 18 on their first visit outside the state. According to a defence release, the visit was organized by the ARTC & S on the request of Victo Achumi, GB Zhutovi, who during his meeting with Brig Vijay Singh, SM, Commandant ARTC & S, apprised the DIG that the ladies of his village had never visited any other state in the North East. The group visited places of interest including the historical Kamakhya Temple, the Brahmaputra River, Indira Gandhi Science Museum and the Guwahati Zoo. The ladies also visited the shopping malls at Guwahati and were enthralled by the city sights.
NPF Satakha welcome DCC Zbto members: The NPF 36 A/C Satakha has welcomed former members of DCC Zunheboto, Hokuto Jakhalu, Aheto. V. Yethomi, Aboto Zhimomi and Hekushe Shikhu who resigned from the Congress party to support and strengthen the flagship of the NPF led DAN government under the Neiphiu Rio and Dr. Shurhozelie. NPF 36 A/C also acknowledged the tireless and selfless effort of G. Kaito Aye Minister PWD (R&B) Nagaland and in-charge of NPF affairs Zunheboto divisional unit for taking the initiative.
STSUD new office bearers: Sangtam Theological Students’ Union Dimapur (STSUD) elected its new office bearers for the tenure 2011-12 led by Tsaose T Sangtam as president, Sangmak as vice president, Likhumla as general secretary along with six executives.
Awareness on Red Cross movement and first aid: Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) Nagaland conducted an awareness programme on Red Cross movement and basic on first aid on March 21 at St. Paul institute of education, Phesama. Kholie Dolf, M.C. member IRCSN and Lucy Merry, APO IRCSN were the resource persons.Fr. Sunny S.J principal opened the programme and emphasized the need to know first aid. Altogether fifty trainees attended the programme. Meanwhile, the managing committee of Indian Red Cross Society, Nagaland (IRCSN) state branch held its quarterly meeting on March 7 and re-elected Zakie Kire as general secretary, IRCS Nagaland state branch for one more term with the approval of His Excellency, Governor of Nagaland and President Indian Red Cross Society, Nagaland state branch.
Saakshar Bharat programme: A seminar on Saakshar Bharat programme was held on March 21 at ADC ‘s Conference Hall, Tizit with Prantosh Dutta, Director SRC as the resource person. The programme was chaired by P. Yepoh Supervisor (AE) and welcome address by Y. Y. Sangtam ADC, Tizit. Maopong Konyak assistant H/M attached with directorate of school education, Kohima also highlighted about the Saakshar Bharat programme in the state. The seminar was attended by representatives from all the villages under Tizit sub-division.
NPF 59 A/C Seyochung-Sitimi welcomes: The NPF 59 A/C Seyochung-Sitimi has welcomed the decision taken by three villages under Lomgmatra Area namely Tsongphong village,Sangtsozi village and Azetso village where the village councils and general public unanimously resolved and reaffirmed to support to C.Kipili Sangtam MLA and Chairman NSMDC Nagaland, in the forth coming general election under the able leadership of state chief minister Neiphu Rio and Dr. Shürhozelie President NPF.
SBI financial year: State Bank of India (SBI) has informed that financial year closing transaction and payment of government bill and cheque on March 31 would be received up to 7pm only in the branches, stated an official bulletin. Additional chief secretary and finance commissioner, Toshi Aier has informed all AHoDs/HoDs and DDOs to issue timely presentation of bills for payment to the Bank to avoid complains of non-payment.
PACSU general conference: The 7th general conference of Phokhungri Area College Students’ Union (PACSU) would be held from April 6-8 at New Thewati village under the theme “Rediscovering beyond”. T. Kamshang, president NPF 20 A/C Meluri would be chief guest and Benjamin GMS teacher and Yutsolen Yanphar GPS teacher would be the speakers. All college students under PACSU have been directed to attend the conference.
YBCK women department workshop: Yimchugru Baptist Church Kohima (YBCK) women department would be organizing a workshop under the theme ‘Understanding women’ from March 25 to 27 at Kisama, Naga Heritage Complex. Transportation and food would be provided by the organizers. All members have been requested to attend the programme.
KTK meeting: Kohima Tsungiki Khumshum (KTK) has convened an emergency meeting on March 25, 3pm at Red Cross Building. Members have been requested to attend the meeting.
CSU meeting: Chiechama Students’ union (CSU) has informed all council of executives that the 2nd council meeting would be held on March 27, 1pm at CSU office.
ASU emergency meeting: An emergency meeting of Angami Students’ Union (ASU) has convened on March 25, 11am at its office premise. All organizing and finance committee members have been requested to attend the meeting.
Tuensang DPDB meeting: Deputy Commissioner and vice chairman DPDB Tuensang has informed all District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) members, Tuensang district that monthly DPDB meeting for the month of April would be held on April 8, 11am at deputy commissioner’s conference hall, Tuensang. All DPDB members of Tuensang district have been requested to attend the meeting.
PUDD general meeting: Pochury Union Dimapur District (PUDD) has convened a general meeting on March 26, 1pm at the residence of its president, 4th mile Dimapur.
LSU emergency meeting: Litsami Students’ Union (LSU) has conveyed an emergency meeting on March 26, 9:30am at the residence of Hokuto L.Khala (LSU) sub banker. All office bearers and representatives have been requested to attend the meeting.
ASU 24th biennial general conference: Angami Students’ Union (ASU) would be holding its 24th biennial general conference from April 8-10, hosted by Sovima students’ union at Sovima village. All four ranges and ASU, Chakhroma Angami, Southern Angami, Western Angami and Northern Angami have been requested to attend the conference.
NCRC Sumi fasting cum mid-term meeting: Nagaland Christian Revival Church (NCRC) Sumi would be organizing a fasting cum mid-term meeting on April 5-6 at Pughoboto HQ prayer centre, NCRC Sumi. All council members, executive members, women department, youth department, mission department, living bible college Ayinnato, field secretary and pastor fellowship NCRC Sumi have been requested to reach the venue on April 4.
NSCD general meeting: A general meeting on Church dedication of New Shena Community Dimapur (NSCD) would be held on March 27, 2pm at the residence of Kokheto Kits at Mishikito, Dimapur.
KHK emergency meeting: Kyong (Lotha) Hoho Karbi (KHK) has convened an emergency meeting on March 26, 9am at the residence of Mhontsen Humtsoe GB.
SEDD 1st general meeting: Entrepreneur of Dimapur District (SEDD), selected by DIC during the year of entrepreneur 2010-2011, has convened its 1st general meeting on March 26, 3pm at hotel Saramati. All members have been requested to bring a xerox copy of training certificate and Rs.100 for registration fee. For further information one may contact; 9402840301, 9436812487, 9402918157 and 9856845836.
UBCA executive meeting: United Baptist Churches Association, North East India (UBCA NEI) has convened a joint meeting of staff and executive board members on March 26, 9:30am at the residence of Rev. Dr. N. Khashito Aye, mission and evangelism secretary. All UBCA staff and executive board members have been requested to attend the meeting.
IGNOU induction meeting: The induction meeting of IGNOU B.Ed students enrolled for January 2011 at Salt Christian College of teachers education, Dimapur would be held on April 9 at 10am. All students have been requested to bring their identity card and attend the meeting.
Youth crusade at Yaongyimsen: Release worship team, Dimapur would be organizing a three days youth crusade at Yaongyimsen (Mokokchung) from March 25-27 at Yaongyimsen Baptist Church under the theme ‘Rebuild’. Among Lemtur, youth pastor, City Faith Church, Dimapur would be the speaker and Amongla Jamir, youth counselor, Dimapur, Ajungla Imchen, and Amenla Longkumer as the counselors.
MSUDI meet: General meeting Molungyimsen Students Union Dimapur Institution (MSUDI) has been convened on March 26, 9am at the residence of its treasurer.
DNYO resolves: Diphupar Naga Youth Organization (DYNO) has resolved to take stern action against those who are found drinking alcohol, damaging school property or practicing any illegal activities at Diphupar local ground and Diphupar Naga cemetery. The organization has therefore requested all general public to give full cooperation for the welfare and betterment of the society.
GPAU (MOP) emergency meet: The Government Polytechnic Alumni Union (MOP) will hold an emergency general meeting on March 27 at 1 pm at the residence of its treasurer, Aren at Midland, Kohima. All members have been asked to positively attend the meeting, adding the meeting will discuss and finalize some urgent issues. Absentees will be imposed with a fine of Rs.200 added president GPAU (MOP).
Stenographer examination on April 6: With reference to NPSC advertisement on September 6, 2010, Nagaland Public Service Commission. Kohima (NPSC) has notified that the stenographer examination would be held on April 6, 10am at New NPSC exam hall. Call letters to all eligible candidates has been issued individually by post. The commission has informed candidates not in receipt of the call letter till one week before the exams to contact the commission office.
Seminar on career counseling and personality development: Dimapur Naga Students’ Union (DNSU) has informed all students that a seminar on career counseling and personality development in collaboration with AHM Academy, Guwahati would be held on March 26, 10am at Bookmarc conference hall, near Hotel De Oriental, opp. Naga shopping arcade, Dimapur. All students from class-II (eleven) and above have been requested to attend the seminar.
DMC informs shopkeepers and business: Chief Executive Officer, Dimapur Municipal Committee (DMC) has informed that in-spite of repeated notices and directives serveral shopkeepers and business establishment have been running shop and business establishment either without obtaining DMC trade licence or non-renewing the licence for the year 2011. With a view to check such irregularities, the DMC would conduct special checking in all 23 wards from April 1. During checking hours, any business establishment and shopkeepers found running shop without trade licence or non-renewing the licence would be penalized with spot fine of Rs.500.
East Dimapur ad-hoc town council informs: Ad-hoc town council, East Dimapur has informed that it would not allow any interference within the council jurisdiction by any council or party in matters related to rate control and other related matters. It further said that any council or party found interfering in rate control or other related matters within the jurisdiction of ad-hoc town council, East Dimapur would be held responsible for any misunderstanding created between the councils.
Road widening, diversion work
DIMAPUR: Leiriechazou panchayat has informed all pipeline owners at Leiriechazou Colony that road widening, diversion work along NH-29, NST Garage to New Reserved Road Junction has commenced from March 24.
While seeking support from its residents, the panchayat, it further added that all supervisory works have been entrusted to Leiriechazou Youth Organisation and Panchayat till completion of the work.
The Panchayat also resolved that no individual, group, party shall under no circumstance disturb or obstruct this work in any manner. In this regard it fervently appealed to all concerned to co-operate with the Panchayat and to contact 9436010175 and 9436001956 for any queries.
Surumi award trust
DIMAPUR: Surumi award trust aimed at providing encouragement to upcoming scholars by way of cash incentives and citation would be awarded in two categories, at the matriculate level, each carrying cash prize of Rs.10,000 and a citation. This would come into force from 2011 board examinations.
It may be mentioned that the award trust was suggested and spearheaded by Alemtemshi Jamir, IAS, Addl. Chief Secretary & Development Commissioner with an initial generous contribution of Rs.1,00,000.
R&B minister visits new link road: Minister for road and bridges G Kaito Aye visited the new road linking Pughoboto to Zunheboto via Tukunasami village under Sataka subdivision on March 14 last. During his visit, a small programme was conducted and in which the joint council submitted a memorandum to the minister on maintenance of the road. Meanwhile, the Tsuyilato union expressed gratitude to all council chairman, secretaries and VDB secretaries of the area for taking up the initiative in opening of the road. They also thanked all those people involved in making the programme a success during the minister’s visit.
NU LLB results declared: Nagaland University, assistant registrar (examinations) Otova Swu has informed that the provisional results of IInd semester, IVth semester, VIth semester law examinations of Nagaland University held in the Month of September 2010 have been declared. Meanwhile, deputy registrar (examinations), Pranab Kumar Sarkar has informed all concerned that examinations of first, third and fifth semester LL.B courses will be held tentatively by April 18. Details of examination programmes shall be notified shortly and last date of receiving examination forms with requisite fees from the colleges is April 8. No application forms shall be entertained beyond the stipulated last date of submission, added deputy registrar (examinations).
AZSU (AMN) condemn rape incident: All Zeliangrong students’ union Assam, Manipur and Nagaland (AZSU-AMN) has strongly condemned the rape incident on March 19 at Nkiabanglo, Mahur NC Hills Assam. According to general secretary, AZSU-AMN, Nchaheing Kompoing, the victim was raped by one J&K Rifleman Isan Thapa when she returned home after visiting friends and went on to add that she was hospitalized in Haflong Civil Hospital. The union while condemning the “barbaric act” of the security personnel appealed the law enforcing authority to strictly deal as per the law of the land and award a befitting punishment.
IRCS Kohima visit fire victims: Indian Red Cross Society, Kohima district branch led by honorary secretary, Beizo Mepfü-o along with Kechangulie, Atuolie and Arielie Miachie-o visited the fire victims at P. Khel, Kohima village and Sepfüzou Kohima. The team contributed relief materials and cash to the affected families.
WSBCA pastors’ seminar held: Western Sumi Baptist Churches Association (WSBCA) conducted a pastors’ seminar from March 17-19 at mission center Akiiviito, Thahekhii on the theme ‘Being rooted in the word of god’. Rev. Aheto Zhimo, translation advisor BSI Shillong was the resource person. Meanwhile, Er. Khetovi Assumi, Rtd chief engineer and Hotoli Dey spoke on global warming, manners and etiquette respectively. Altogether 130 pastors from all associated church members of WSBAK attended the seminar.
Vaccination camp held at Ghotovi village: A vaccination camp was conducted on March 22 at Ghotovi village 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.
ANRSAA meeting held: All Nagaland Regular Sectional Assistant Association (ANRSAA) held its meeting on March 18 and resolved to postpone the meeting to May 13. Further, the association’s president has requested all district level chairman and general secretary to attend the meeting along with Rs 100 yearly membership fee to each RSA for central office maintenance fund.
NGRCCU action committee: Nagaland Govt. Regd. Class-1 Contractors Union (NGRCCU) has appointed members to action committee headed by convener Zasebeizolie and secretary, Rokosalie.
Liquor seized in Chozuba: A joint team of district administration and police conducted a raid on liquor at several booze joints under NLTP on March 23 at Chozuba town and seized 115 bottles of rum, 77 bottles of beer and 53 cane beers apart from many pots of locally brewed liquor. EAC Chozuba warned that habitual offenders would be penalized as per the provisions of law.
Family planning camp held at Weziho: Family planning camp was held at PHC Weziho on March 19. A team of doctors and staff lead by Dr. Tia Jamir, MS & CMO i/c Phek included Dr. Azo Louise (Gynaecologist), Dr. Wetshelo T Mero (Paediatrician) from DH Phek and Dr. Pewezo Khalo MO, PHC Weziho and their staff. The camp was successfully conducted with 23 tubal ligation and 17 Cu-T insertion. The VHC chairman Weziho expressed gratitude to the team for conducting such camp for the first time in the area.
Motorcyclist injured in accident
DIMAPUR, MAR 24 (NPN): A motorcyclist was injured when he reportedly rammed onto a wall near Notun Bosti junction Dimapur between 7:30 to 8pm on Thursday. The injured who was riding a bike bearing registration number NL-07E-9819 was admitted to nearby Metro Hospital with head injury. The identity of the injured could not be confirmed at the time of filing this report.