grants 30-day 'Spl Leave' to Yimchungrus serving in Tsg
March 28: The Government of Nagaland has granted special
leave of State Government employees belonging to the
Yimchungru tribe serving in varioys departments at
Tuensang HQ for a period of 30 days with effect from
March 28, 2015.
a notification issued today, the Home Department,
General Administration Branch, said during the period of
the special leave, the employees will draw salary equal
to the pay immediately drawn prior to sanction of the
leave, along with all allowances as admissible.
period of special leave will count as qualifying service
for all purposes, including increments and pension. The
special leave will not be debited against the leave
account of the employees.
the Head of Departments and the Heads of Offices at
Tuensang HQ have been asked to take immediate and
appropriate action on the notification.
police to observe traffic awareness week
March 28: The Kohima police will observe Traffic
Awareness Week from March 30 to April 2 at Kohima. The
purpose of the traffic awareness week is to make people
understand the importance of road safety as road traffic
accidents have become the single largest threat to the
theme of the awareness week is 'Safety, No Road
this connection, the Sr. Superintendent and all ranks of
DEF Kohima has requested the general public to
participate enthusiastically in the awareness programme
on March 30 at 9 am in front of WHQ (Wireless
Headquarter) Office below PHQ Kohima. DGP Nagaland, LL
Doungel, IPS, will be the chief guest on the occasion.
Kohima police will also deliver lectures on road safety
along with demonstration of traffic hand signals which
will be held on March 31 at G. Rio Higher Secondary
School by Atu Zumvü, SDPO Kohima from 10:30 am onwards
and at Mezhur Higher Secondary School Kohima by
Tekasosang Jamir, Dy. SP (Traffic) Kohima from 8:45 am
onwards. The programme will be followed by issuing of
"Flyers" to the school children to create
awareness and to get familiarize with the traffic rules
and traffic signals.
a follow-up to the awareness programme, police drivers
including those attached to senior police officers in
Kohima and all the drivers posted at Secretariat Kohima
will be imparted with an orientation course on
"Rules of the Road Regulations" to ensure an
orderly traffic and a safer journey. (Page News Service)
sensitization programme held at Seluophe village
March 28: Sensitization programme on National Rural
Livelihoods Mission (NRLM), organized by District Rural
Development Agency (DRDA) Dimapur, for Seluophe village
was held at Seluophe village ground here on Saturday.
keynote address, Asangla T Aier, Project Director, DRDA
Dimapur said village development board and village
council should work as one, playing its own role for the
development and progress of the village. There is always
a conflict in the village where there is no cooperation
between the village council and VDB.
also urged the public to cooperate with the VDB and
the villagers to take advantage of the facilities,
Asangla said NRLM has been brought at their doorsteps,
which villagers must utilize appropriately for
development. Seluophe village being MP adopted village
under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) as announced
by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Project Director said
people village should be model for others to draw
example from them.
on sensitization of NRLM was presented by M. Yimok Phom,
BPM, NSRLM, RD Block Chumukedima. She highlighted the
vision of NRLM to eradicate poverty by reaching out to
the "poorest of the poor".
DRDA officials who spoke on the occasion include, Zitho
Nythe DPO-I DRDA Dimapur and P. Koza DPO-II DRDA
launched by the ministry of rural development (MoRD) in
June 2011, which is aided in part through investment
support by the World Bank, aims at creating efficient
and effective institutional platforms of the rural poor
enabling them to increase household income through
sustainable livelihood enhancements and improved access
to financial services.
orgs condemns bomb blasts, firing on AR jawans
March 27: The Naga Hoho (NH) has strongly condemned the
serial bomb blasts which took place at Dimapur and Wokha
on March 25&26 respectively injuring innocent lives.
Hoho at the same time condemned the firing incident that
took place at Kohima IG Stadium where four personnel of
19 Assam Rifles were injured.
appealing all Nagas to abstain from such ugly and
unwanted situations, the Hoho reiterated its stand to
maintain peace and tranquillity in the region. It also
prayed and wished the injured a speedy recovery.
urging the law enforcing agencies to be more vigilant
and deliver its investigation report at the earliest,
the Hoho appealed to all concerned to adhere strictly to
the Cease Fire Ground Rules.
shock and dismay at the series of violent incidence
taking place in the State, the Naga Mothers' Association
(NMA) has strongly condemned such senseless act of evils
that have no justification.
condemning the bomb blast in Wokha, injuring civilians
three women and a child, the NMA urged the
administration to seriously probe into these crimes and
bring the culprit to book.
kind of repeated attack on civilians, particularly women
and children, is a crime against humanity, it said.
NMA also termed the attack on unarmed security personnel
of the 19 Assam Rifles in Kohima near IG Stadium by
unidentified miscreants to create situation as uncalled
condemning the attack in the strongest term, the NMA
wished speedy recovery of the injured Assam Rifle jawans
and those injured in the bomb explosion in Wokha.
mothers also sought immediate attention of the State
Government to make stringent laws of using unauthorized
arms and bombs and to swiftly investigate the attacks
and ensure that those responsible shall be held
accountable in consonance with law.
NMA also made fervent appeal to the Naga political
groups for commitment, respect and understanding between
the factions to resolve the Naga political issue.
mothers we want peace to prevail in our land and we must
recognize that every person has the right to live in
peace and security," it added.
Nagaland Tribes Council (NTC) has vehemently condemned
the bomb blast at Wokha town on March 26 last in which
innocent civilians were crippled for life including an
mindless and barbarous act is alien to Naga
culture," the NTC said while urging "those
sadists" to shun violence henceforth for the sake
of our survival as a people.
NTC made it clear that the State of Nagaland was created
not to go on entertaining violence in the form of bomb
blast, indiscriminate firing and arson resulting to loss
of innocent lives and damage of public properties.
who engineers and causes such violence are no other than
sadistic elements whose sole objective is to create
terror for realizing their selfish ends. The anti-people
elements are bereft of sense of love and patriotism
apart from enjoying at the suffering of others," it
NTC appealed to one and all to refrain from polluting
the atmosphere with reckless and senseless activities
causing tension and insecurity in the minds of the peace
loving people of Nagaland.(Page News Service)
Youth organizes interaction with youth leaders at
March 28 : CAN Youth (earlier known as Youngs' Club)
organized a Learn, Lead and Serve a program on
interaction and sharing for youth leaders on social
& community development with the youth of Kuhuboto
at Kuhubto Town, KGPO Hall today.
Rongmei, Founder of CAN Youth was the Facilitator. The
first session started with a round of introduction by
stressing the meaning of their name. He stressed on the
importance of appreciation and support among the
community. He also said, "We Nagas can also
progress a lot if we develop such culture."
a youth leader from Kuhuboto shared that a leadership is
determined by the quality they possess. He said, as a
leader trust is very important.
town youth came up with various points like
responsibility, truthfulness, patience, humbleness,
active, responsibility, self examine, honest, potential,
integration, good mindset and optimistic.
participant, Limugha said a good leader should have a
wide and optimistic mindset. The second session was
concluded with a game by the facilitator.
the second session, two prominent topics were presented
by two groups after much deliberation on the Youth
Responsible towards Political Development and Quality
first group stressed on the Political Development: They
stated on the importance of imparting political
knowledge among the rural youth, and suggested that
using of intoxicated substances should be avoided. It
also encouraged the use of various medias to act as a
pressure group to the government.
are of the view that youth can be the best to bring a
change in the society and that can be done best by the
second group stressed on Quality Education: The group
laid importance on the quality education and they said
that the government school doesn't progress much due to
unwanted proxy culture by the government teacher; much
was amplified on the pros and cons of RTE acts.
of the participants shared RTE is completely failed in
Nagaland and there is not even a different toilet for
both boys and girls in schools which in fact supposed to
be under the act.
Program was supported by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Dimapur.
(Page News Service)
Zeliang & Noke condole
March 28: Lok Sabha MP, Neiphiu Rio has expressed grief
at the demise of late Bagdi Iheilung, who passed away on
March 27 at Jalukie after a prolonged illness. Rio
stated that his passing away is a significant loss to
the state, the people of Peren district and the regional
further conveyed deepest condolences to the members of
the bereaved family and prayed to Almighty God to let
the departed soul rest in eternal peace.
chief minister TR Zeliang has expressed grief over the
demise of Bangdi Iheilung on March 27 at Jalukie.
Bangdi rose from humble beginnings but displayed his
leadership qualities and actively took part in various
student organizations, including the NSF. In 1987, he
was elected to the Nagaland Legislative Assembly as NNDP
candidate which he later defended successfully in 1989
as NPC member. He served as Minister for Veterinary
& Animal Husbandry in the NPC Ministry under late
I have lost a close friend whom I always considered as a
man of principle. He was an upright and sincere
man," the CM said.
chief minister conveyed heartfelt condolences to the
bereaved family members and prayed for the departed soul
to rest in eternal peace.
MLA, Noke Wangnao and all rank and file of NPF expressed
shock at the demise of late Bangdi Iheilung and said
that he was dedicated and committed leader of the Naga
people who made commendable contributions towards the
building of the state during a crucial period.
that he was also a staunch regionalist who always stood
up for the welfare of the common people, especially the
weaker sections, Noke stated that late Iheilung gave the
best and most productive years of his life towards the
welfare of the people and his positive contributions
will always be remembered with fond memories.
termed late Iheilung's demise is a loss to the NPF
party, the people of Nagaland particularly of Peren
district and conveyed deepest condolences to the members
of the bereaved family and prayed to Almighty God to let
his soul rest in peace
CEC meeting on March 30
March 28: In exercise of the powers conferred on him
vide Article V Clause10 read with Article IV Clause
3(c)(ii) of the Party Constitution, Dr. Shürhozelie
Liezietsu, President, Naga Peoples' Front has convened
an emergency Central Executive Council (CEC) meeting on
March 30 at 1 p.m. in the NPF Central Office H.Qs.
the concern members have been directed to attend the
meeting without fail. (Page News Service)
constituted for framing service rules
March 27: The Government of Nagaland has constituted a
committee for framing of the common Directorate and
District Stenographers Service Rules, with Imkonglemba
Ao, APC and Commissioner & Secretary, Agriculture as
members of the committee are Lithrongla G. Chishi,
Secretary, Home; V. Kezo, OSD (Gen), Finance; Ngamjok
Konyak, Joint Secretary, Law & Justice and
Chubasangla Anar, Secretary, P&AR as member
terms and reference for the committee are to frame
common Directorate and District Stenographers Service
Rules; to examine the entitlement of posts for the Head
of the Department and Head of the Districts; and to
examine the gradation of pay vis-a-vis the pay scale pay
of the Secretariat Stenographers.
committee shall submit the report within two months from
the date of the constitution of the committee.
another notification, a committee for framing of the
District Ministerial Service Rules, was constituted with
PB Chetri, Commissioner & Secretary, Fisheries as
chairman; member secretary - Chubasangla Anar,
Secretary, P&AR; and member - Khanrinla Koza, Addl.
Secretary, Law; Dr. Nandira Changkija, Director,
H&FW and one officer in the rank of CF and above
from PCCF Office to be nominated by PCCF.
terms and reference for the committee are to frame
District Ministerial Service Rules; to examine the
present promotion/upgradation guidelines for the posts
of Head Assistants in the District and any other issues
for the welfare of the District employees.
committee shall submit the report within three months
from the date of the constitution of the committee.
March 28: SDO (C) & Administrator Jalukie Town
Council, Rhosietho Nguori has notified all
shops/business establishments under Jalukie Town Council
to renew their respective trade permits for the year on
or before March 31 2015.
SDO informed that late fine shall be imposed on those
failing to renew within the stipulated time/period,
which may further lead to cancellation of permits. (Page
Uday scholarship for NE revised
March 28: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has
revised the amount of scholarship under the scheme of
"Ishan Uday" Special Scholarship for North
Eastern Region with effect from December 1, 2014 as for
general degree course from Rs 3,500 p.m. to Rs 5,400
p.m. and for technical and professional course from Rs
5,000 p.m. to Rs 7,800 p.m.
order was issued by Prof (Dr) Jaspal Singh Sandhu,
Secretary, UGC dated 12th March, 2015. (Page News