Tuesday, February 20, 2024

News in brief

KSU Bangalore condemns assault
DIMAPUR: Kyong Students’ Union (KSU), Bangalore, has condemned the physical assault on one of its member, Rhanlamo Lopan, who was assaulted while on his way to office on February 14.
According to a press release issued by the union general secretary, K. Mongthungo Mozhui, the victim was roughed up by a group of ‘rowdies’ for no apparent reason at the same time said he has been the president of Dimapur Kyong Student’s Union and bears good moral character and further prayed for his speedy recovery.
Meanwhile in a separate release, Dimapur Kyong Students’ Union (DKYU) has also condemned the physical assault on Rhanlamo Lopon, on February 14 by Manjunath and his gang in Bangalore at the same time appealed the state government and law enforcing agencies to investigate the incident in order to avoid such anti social acts in the society and also to safeguard Nagas working outside the state in future.
DHO Dimapur inform villagers
DIMAPUR: District Horticulture Officer (DHO), Dimapur, has informed all villagers within its jurisdiction that the horticulture farming including plantation and vegetables were destroyed by cattle every for which it has requested the concerned village chairmen and GBs to control free movement of the cattle as the farming is in progress.
Kharif crop trg held in Wameken village
DIMAPUR: One day farmers’ training on Kharif crop was held at Wameken village on February 16 by ATMA, Changtongya Block, chaired by chairman FIAC Changtongya Block, T. Nukshi Yaden.
The topic were mainly based on seeds, diseases and insect pests on jhum paddy and also explained how to plant and cultivate seeds at the right season besides controlling diseases and insect pests on kharif crop.
The resource persons included SDAO Tuli, Nungsangkaba, AFM (SARS) Tuli, Tsukdinukshi and AFA Tuli, Tsukjemmar.
Chairman Village Council Wameken, T. Manen meanwhile, expressed gratitude toward the department for conducting such program for farmers and further hope such training would be conducted in future.
Dimapur DC bans burning of jungle
DIMAPUR: Dimapur deputy commissioner Maongwati Aier in view of the dry season has issued an order that no burning of jungle in and around Dimapur would be allowed. DC in a notification cautioned that anybody violating the order would be penalized as per the provision of law. Further, informing that no waste would be burnt in the vicinity of town/colony/ward, DC has directed all waste to be dumped in the waste bin which would be carried away by DMC personnel. The order would come into force with immediate effect, the notification stated.
DEO Dimapur directs staff
DIMAPUR: District Education Officer (DEO), Dimapur, has directed all staff both ad hoc and temporary under its establishment including upgraded high schools-Government High School, Akahuto, Government High School, Dhansiripar, Government High School, Singrijan, and Government High School, Nihoto, to submit appointment and transfer orders to his office by February 18. DEO, Dimapur, Kekosie Angami, in a press communiqué stated failing to comply with the notification, salaries would be held up from this February.
Mid Way Home for HIV and AIDS patients
DIMAPUR: A new ‘Mid- Way Home’ was opened along the side of the main office building of NMP+ at Majakong Ward, Mokokchung. According to an official bulletin, the Mid-Way Home would provide free lodging for few days for those who suffer from HIVand AIDS and arriving from other districts seeking medical treatment. General secretary NMP+ Mokokchung, S. Akala has informed all PLHIVS to avail the facilities.
Tsg administration inspects exam centres
DIMAPUR: Deputy Commissioner Tuensang Y.L Jami with sub divisional officer (C) and additional superintendent of police Tuensang inspected the examination centers of HSLC, HSSLC and degree examinations in Government Higher Secondary School, (GHSS) Government High School (GHS) Thangjam and Sao Chang College (SCC) being conducted in Tuensang. According to SDO (C) Abhishek Prakash, IAS the overall situation was found peaceful and normal. Tuensang district administration has expressed gratitude to principal, GHSS, headmistress GHS and vice principal SCC for the effort in conducting a free and fair examination.
Seminar on agri marketing in Longkhum
DIMAPUR: One day seminar on ‘agricultural marketing’, would be conducted at Panchayat Hall Longkhum on February 18 from 9:30 a.m with agriculture officer Mokokchung I. Lipokonen Jamir, and AMO and secretary APMC N. Lanu Aier as main resource speakers. The training is being organized by APMC and sponsored by ATMA Mokokchung
Reacting to a news report that appeared on February 17 under the caption “police identify main accused involved in Atovi’s killing”, the Niuland Area Citizens Forum has clarified that ‘Hoshepu village’ does not fall under Niuland sub- division as mentioned.

‘5 jawans manning 7th NAP F coy’
DIMAPUR: Governors Camp Area Villages Union (GCAVU) has claimed that 7th NAP ‘F’ company posted at Sosorotchu post Liphanyan was being manned by just “five jawans” and one ABSI.
According to a release issued by R Nchumbemo Humtsoe of GCAVU, the 7th NAP ‘F’ company for the past one month was manned by just “five jawans” and one ABSI, adding the rest of the jawans including company commander were out of station, relatively for about a month. The release pointed out that the idea of posting NAP in border area has failed to serve its purpose.
Highlighting that their counterpart –Assam police – posted in the area were manned with full strength and always ready to face any eventuality, the GCAVU maintained higher authority must ensure that officers or jawans who were irregular from their duties must be punished. Meanwhile, the union taking strong exception the way ‘F’ company was being functioned for the past few years, has appealed responsible authority to visit the company and get first hand information and look into the matter seriously and act at the earliest for the benefit of all.

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