Government stops tree felling
DIMAPUR: State chief secretary Lalthara has directed DFO and DC Dimapur not to carry out any felling of trees within the land acquired by the government until full circumstances for the request and permission are investigated and understood by the government. The directives have been issued in connection with the felling of trees within the land acquired by the government for the establishment of DC headquarters at Chumukedima which was granted by DFO, Dimapur on the request made by DC Dimapur where both the request and permission were without the due approval of the government.
NNC informs general public
DIMAPUR: NNC senior leaders, CEC and regional presidents have informed all government offices, businessmen and general public that V. Nagi and I. Panger Walling who were expelled from national service were allegedly using their demand letters in and around Kohima and Dimapur. NNC appealed the public not to entertain such unauthorized and self style persons by any means, especially V. Nagi who is allegedly trying to rude off his shame. This was stated in a press release issued by Ghosuho Sumi Regional president, Thraneanba Yimchunger Regional president, Paul Anar Sangtam Regional president, Yanchumong Chang Regional president, Hangping Zeliangrong Regional president, Shingnya Konyak Regional president, Chosel Angami Regional president, Teka Ao Regional president, Chumbemo Lotha Regional president, Zapuvisie advisor, T.Oren Lotha CEC, Gen. Merentoba advisor, Kumcho advisor, Yehekhe CEC, Vizheto CEC, Gideon CEC, Sashi CEC, Mukam CEC.
Mech Kachari cultural w’shop held
DIMAPUR: A Mech Kachari cultural workshop under the theme “Presentation of ancestral culture and tradition”, organized by the Mech Kachari Students’ Union (MKSU) and Mech Kachari Youth Front (MKYF) in association with All Bodo Students’ Union was held from April 28 to May 3 at Kushiabill and Purana Bazar-B villages. Resource persons imparted training on Kachari traditional dances and traditional musical instruments from Assam. The workshop was participated by large number of young boys and girls from the Mech Kachari villages of Dimapur. Meanwhile, the elders of the community who actively supported the programme have lauded the organizers for organising the programme.
ANATU meeting: Meeting of (ANATU) All Nagaland Adhoc Teacher’s Union Zunheboto Unit has been convened on May 6,10am at EBRC opposite SBI Zunheboto. All teachers including Hindi teachers who have completed three years from 2002 and above have been requested to attend the meeting.
Torechu is new Kiphire DPDB chairman: All Kiphire District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) members have been informed that Torechu, parliamentary secretary, CAWD has been appointed as the new Kiphire DPDB chairman by the Government of Nagaland with immediate effect The chairman has meanwhile requested all Kiphire DPDB members to attend the DPDB meeting scheduled for May 13, 11am at the office chamber of the deputy commissioner, Kiphire.
National diploma courses: Directorate of Veterinary & A.H. Nagaland, Kohima has informed that national diploma courses conducted by the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (Deemed University) Itanagar would commence from July 1 for the session 2011-12. All interested in-service veterinarian have been requested to contact the extension section of the Directorate of Veterinary & A.H. Nagaland Kohima for more information.
Music concert at Vamuzo memorial town hall: A musical concert would be organized on May 6 and 7, 5pm at Vamuzo memorial town hall, Chozuba, Phek district. The concert would be held in aid of Assembly of God Church Yoruba silver jubilee celebration. Young talented Naga singers or artistes and musicians of Naga Idols would be performing. The other highlights of the programme are free distribution of leaflets, booklets, posters, awareness campaign on HIV and AIDS for prevention, care, treatment and support for people living with HIV and AIDS.
DDAPU fellowship: Dimapur District Ao Pensioners Union (DDAPU) fellowship would be held on May 7, 10am at Dimapur Ao Baptist Church, Town Fellowship, Khermahal. All the members have been requested to attend the fellowship.
DHO Phek mourned: CANSSEA Phek district unit has mourned the sudden demise of Imyulepdang Mongro, DHO Phek, his wife and driver in a tragic accident on May 2. Teisovikulie, president CANSSEA Phek district in a condolence note stated late Imyulepdang was a dedicated employee who selflessly worked for the welfare of the people and that his demise was a huge loss for the association as well as the society.
DKSU meeting: Dimapur Kyong Students’ Union has convened an executive meeting on May 5 at 2 pm at its office. All executive members have been requested to attend the meeting.
DUST felicitation program: Dimapur Unger Senso Telongjem (DUST) would be organizing a felicitation service in honour of the successful candidates of HSLC/HSSLC on May 14, 7am at the residence of its treasurer. All successful candidates have been requested to attend the service.
DDADU inform public: President Dimapur District Auto Drivers’ Union (DDADU) has informed the public and students who travel/ply by auto rickshaw to take note the registration number incase they misplace any valuables. Further DDADU president has requested the auto drivers to check their vehicle after dropping passengers and to submit any goods, items, and documents etc., left by passengers in their autos to the head office DDADU. Driver who violates the notification would be penalized, added DADU.
YAN executive council meeting: Youth Association of Nagaland (YAN) has convened an executive council meeting on May 7, 10am at the association’s office. All executive officials have been requested to attend the meeting.
Grace prayer centre Videma relocated: Grace Prayer centre Videma village, 7th mile, dimapur has been relocated to Nepali Kashiram village, Dimapur.
TCGS to commemorate Tagore’s birth anniv: To celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, the Government of India, Ministry of Culture has launched a scheme “The Tagore Commemoration Grant Scheme” (TCGS) which shall remain open up to May 2012. The scheme would assist and support the programme related to appropriate and befitting commemoration of multi-faceted genius of Rabindranath Tagore and his enduring contributions of art and culture. Interested (not-for-profit organizations) NGOs have been informed to collect details of the scheme from the office of the director, North East Zone Cultural Centre, Dimapur or download from the ministry website www.indiaculture.nic.in
Secheku GBs conducts seminar: Secheku Area GB’s Union organzed a seminar on April 30 at Sümi Village Phek district under the theme “Responsibility of GBs”. Altogether 102 GBs from ten villages attended the seminar where they decided to support the ongoing FNR peace process in Nagaland. The speakers of the seminar were Bonny Zholia, PS to Deo Nukhu, who stressed on duties of GBs in bringing peace and development to the society; and also Lt. Col Rtd Neipfupe Venuh, deputy kilonser, forest and environment, who spoke on protection of wildlife and environment.
Career guidance seminar cum education workshop: Career guidance seminar cum education workshop was conducted on April 28-30 at Phaipijang village organized by Kuki youth and student organization, Nagaland. KSON in this regard expressed gratitude to Phaipijang village council and all the resource persons, Dr. Thangmang, S.T. Hangsing, Nenem Hangsing, Ayangla Jamir, Thangkai Gangte and Seilea Thomson for their valuable guidance to the participating students.
KVK Tuensang training on piggery: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tuensang on April 28 conducted training cum animal health camp for piggery farmers at Chendang village. Resource person Sarendi Walling, SMS (Animal Science ), spoke on the scientific methods of rearing pigs for better income generation. Dr. Keviletsu Khate, programme coordinator, spoke on breeding management and some common diseases prevalent in the local conditions and their control methods. The programme was attended by about 33 participants and concluded with the distribution of de-worming medicines.
CMA condemns rape: Chakhesang Mothers Association (CMA) has expressed grief over the rape of a minor girl by one Ravohu alias Manau Singh of Manipur on April 20 at Phek Town. CMA said the fact that the victim, a 4-yr old LKG student raped by a 60 yr old police constable of 5th NAP, supposed to be the custodian of the law, calls for a serious attention of the administration and the police authority. CMA further expressed concern over the growing incidents of violence and molestation against women over the years and appealed the authority to immediately act and provide safety for the women in the society.
Sangtam apex bodies retract statement: The apex body of Sangtam viz, USLB, USSC, AST and Kiphire SBI staff in its meeting on May 3 has withdrawn the statement published in May 1 in a local daily on weak functioning of SBI Kiphire in public interest. The meeting unanimously resolved to work together in public interest, with assurance from SBI officials to work effectively. The apex bodies requested all SBI officials of high authorities to co-operate and provide necessary man power and core banking facilities to SBI Kiphire to avoid inconvenience to the general public.
World Aids Orphan Day : The World AIDS Orphan Day would be observed at State Academy Hall, Kohima on May 7 2011. President, Naga Mothers’ Association will grace the function as the chief guest.
KSU annual freshers’day: Kidima students’ union freshers’ day 2011 would be held on Saturday May 7 with deputy director, veterinary and animal husbandry, Dr. Viral Yore as guest speaker at Kidima Community Hall, Kohima. The KSU also requested all well-wishers and parents to attend the programme.
NCRC council ministerial conference: Nagaland Christian Revival Church (NCRC) council ministerial conference would be held at NCRC Prayer Centre, Chiimukedima, Dimapur from May 10-12. All reverends, license holders, pastor, full time workers are requested to attend.
All India pre- veterinary test: Nagaland State Veterinary Council has informed all candidates interested to study Veterinary Science that the veterinary council of India would conduct all India pre- veterinary test -2011 (AIPVT - 2011) to fill up 15 % of the total seats in the veterinary colleges of India. The AIPVT - 2011 would be conducted on May 14. Rigistrar of Nagaland State Veterinary Council, Dr. I. P. Khala informed that the information bulletin and application form would be available for sale at Nagaland state veterinary council office, directorate of veterinary & animal husbandry, Kohima and branches of Vijaya Bank.