September 29: Based on specific information, 29 Assam
Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters 6 Sector Assam
Rifles launched an operation in general area Naharbari
Gate, Dimapur and apprehended one arms peddler alongwith
one 7.65 mm Pistol on September 25 last.
individual was identified as Yasangwu Yimchunger, r/o
Khongkha, Kiphire. The apprehended individual alongwith
recovered items have been handed over to East Police
Station, Dimapur. (Page News Service)
Chairman urges parents to nurture ambition of child
Jain HSS celebrates 67th Annual Day
September 29: SD Jain Higher Secondary School today
celebrated its 67th Annual Day, which was graced by
Asano Sekhoshe, Chairman, Nagaland Board of School
Education as chief guest.
on the occasion, she said that an annual day celebration
of school is very important for it enables one to
reflect upon its achievements or failures in planning
out the future development of the school.
observed that the school has done a commendable job by
imparting quality education and has gained recognition
and trust from students and parents alike. She believed
the achievements already made by the school are clear
testimony to the vision of the founder and hoped that
many more achievements would follow in the years ahead.
NBSE Chairman said in imparting education, it is
imperative to inculcate the school values such as
obedience, discipline, politeness, respect for elders
and teachers so that the student becomes not only a
successful person but a socially accepted citizen of the
that teachers are role models for the students, she said
all actions of the teachers are watched closely and
emulated by the students. She called upon the teachers
to guide, motivate and show them the right direction.
also told the students that there is no substitute for
hard work and that they should develop their abilities
at this stage so that one day they become successful and
fulfill the aspirations of their parents and contribute
to the society.
NBSE Chairman also asked the parents to play a
supportive role to nurture the ambition of the child.
She said in the present system of education, the child
requires the active role of parents to help and guide.
It is not only in school but the followup action should
be taken by the parents at home.
also informed that the NBSE has revised the existing
syllabus of Secondary and Higher Secondary (Humanities)
with a view to improve the content level of information.
She said the revised syllabus would be introduced with
effect from academic session 2015.
further informed that the Board has introduced
Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) in 2007
for a holistic development of the child. She said
vocational education are being introduced from this
academic session 2014, Information Technology, Travel
& Tourism, Graded Examination in Spoken English (GESE)
at secondary level and financial markets management
courses in Class 11 (commerce), which aims to empower
the students with employable skills.
of Jain Samaj, Om Prakash Sethi, Secretary, Ajay Sethi
also spoke on the occasion, besides the Principal of the
School, Reji Abraham, who presented the school annual
Control Room for bye-election
September 29: The Assistant Election Officer, R.
Mhathung has informed the political parties, contesting
candidates and general public in connection with
to 11-Northern Angami-II A/C that the DC & DEO/RO
Kohima has set up General Control Room with Phone No.
0370-2292237 and for Election Expenditure Monitoring
Control and call centre with phone No. 0370-2292236.
on carriage of arms, ammunition
the Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer,
Kohima, W. Honje Konyak has banned the carrying of arms
and ammunition under 11 Northern Angami -II A/C till the
completion of bye wlections to the 11 Northern Angami -
this connection, all licensed fire arms and ammunition
have been asked to be deposited at Chiephobozou police
station on or before September 30, failing which arms
licenses shall be liable for cancellation under section
17 of the Arms Act 1959.
this connection all the Village Council chairman has
also been directed to instruct the villagers who are
possessing licensed fire arms and ammunition to be
deposited at Chiephobozou police station. (Page News
CM inducted into NSBS&G
September 29: The Nagaland State Bharat Scouts &
Guide Induction & Award ceremony was held at Durbar
Hall, Raj Bhavan Kohima today.
of Nagaland P.B. Acharya was inducted as Chief Patron by
John Tochimong, State Organizing Commissioner (Scout)
and Chief Minister TR Zeliang as the Patron by Albert
Solo, State Training Commissioner (Scout).
at the function Acharya said that the Bharat Scouts
& Guides is a voluntary, non-political and
educational movement for young people and added that
scouting is to create a positive environment where young
people are encouraged to be self-reliant and helpful to
each other and in the process built a better society.
congratulated Khyomo Lotha for being appointed as vice
president of North Eastern Region Development Committee
and John Tochimong for being appointed as Board Member
of National Resource Development & Managing
Committee and Vimezhonu Paphino SOC (G) as Board Member
of National Rules Committee all under Bharat Scouts
& Guides. He also congratulated the 23 Guides and 33
Scouts of Nagaland Bharat Scouts & Guides who have
received the Governors Awards and the 6 Guides who have
qualified for the President Awards at the function.
further said that he was delighted that the Nagaland
Bharat Scouts & Guides has chalked out vision 2015
with great initiatives to improve youth programme,
increase annual membership by 10%, improve its financial
status and also improve communication and public
assured that as the Chief Patron he will ensure
improvement of the Nagaland Bharat Scouts & Guides.
programme was compared by Vimezhonu SOC (Guide) and
welcome address was given by Nini Meru, Vice Patron.
Special number was presented by Scouts & Guide
Baptist High, Kohima and vote of thanks was pronounced
by Khyomo Lotha SCC, NSBSG.
Day of Older Persons on Oct 1
September 29: Nagaland will observe International Day of
Older Persons on October 1 at Zonal Council Hall Kohima
with Parliamentary Secretary for Horticulture, Kejong
Chang as the chief guest. The programme is jointly
of Social Welfare and Nagaland Senior Citizens Forum
under the theme "Leaving no one behind, promoting a
society for all".
of the programme included invocation by Rev. Imti
Sangtam, Pastor SBC Kohima; speech on the significance
of the International Day of Older Persons by President
Nagaland Senior Citizens Forum Dr. S.I. Tushi Ao;
special song by Khiamniungan Baptist Church, Kohima;
presentation of Award to distinguish senior citizens and
vote of thanks by Director, Social Welfare, Khevito T.
village changed to Pungrungru
September 29: The Government of Nagaland has changed the
village name of 'Purrur' village to 'Pungrungru' village
under Tuensang district with immediate effect.
Home Department General Administration Branch-I notified
that the change of village name is with the approval of
Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
of 'women development' changed to 'women resource
September 29: The Government of Nagaland has changed the
nomenclature of the Department of "Women
Development" to "Women Resource
official release said the mandate of the Department
would be to 'strive towards economic empowerment of
women in Nagaland, take up any activity under any sector
that would develop their resources and lead to the
enhancement of livelihood options and provide new
opportunities to bring in additional income'.
order to achieve this mandate, the department will
undertake activities/programmes for women like awareness
generation & capacity building; training & skill
up-gradation, promotion of rural & urban
entrepreneurship; livelihood support intervention;
institution building & formation; facilitation of
credit and micro finance; marketing-training, support
& linkage; etc.
State Women Commission, currently with Women Development
Department will be shifted to Social Welfare Department
on the line of the other States functioning directly
under the control and supervision of the State Social
Welfare Department, the official release informed.
taxi booth for Dimapur-Mkg
September 29: The All Nagaland Taxi Association
(ANTA) Dimapur Unit is launching Mokokchung pre-paid
booth (ticket counter) at Super Market, near Mokokchung
private bus station, Dimapur, for the benefit of the
taxi owners and safety of the passengers.
association informed that it is discounting the taxi
fare from Rs 450 to Rs 410 per passenger from Dimapur to
Mokokchung without any taxi counter commission.
Dimapur unit president Tohozhe Awomi and general
secretary Ahoshe Chophi informed passengers travelling
from Dimapur to Mokokchung to avail the benefit that has
been set by the ANTA.
counter booth will be fully functional by October 1.
flags off Swachh Bharat Yatra
September 29: A state-wide Sanitation Awareness Campaign
Yatra (Tour) under the initiative of Water &
Sanitation Support Organization (WSSO) of PHE Department
was officially flagged off today from Raj Bhavan area
Kohima by Noke Wangnao, Minister (PHE).
Dimapur based up-coming youth group - the Dreams
Unlimited, will take the leading role in the state-wide
Yatra and go to all the 11 districts of the State under
the theme 'Creation of public awareness on good sanitary
practices' through dramas, songs and literature.
yatra will also focus on need of totally doing away with
the bad practice of open defecation, the importance of
washing hands with soap, need of keeping villages clean
with proper solid and liquid waste management, etc.
may be mentioned that the sanitation yatra is being
organized as part of the activities of the National
Sanitation Awareness Campaign which is being observed in
the whole country from September 25 to October 31 under
the direction of the Ministry of Drinking Water and
Sanitation, Government of India.
meeting held at Kohima
September 29: The Inter Media Publicity Coordination
Committee (IMPCC) Nagaland held its monthly meeting
today at the Directorate of Field Publicity, Kohima,
under the chairmanship of Director AIR, Kohima, Engineer
KK Rengma, who is also the chairperson of the committee.
meeting reviewed and highlighted various development
activity initiated through various departments, shared
opinions and deliberated on the concerns of various
sectors and how best the media organisations can create
making review of last month's activities and presenting
reports, basing on the theme, 'Nutritious food for
healthy and prosperous Nation,' all the media
organisations has actively participated in propagating
the theme throughout the month through relevant
both AIR and DDK has made wide coverage of the Prime
Minister's National programmes and also the Live
coverage of Prime Minister's interactive sessions with
children of the nation on teachers' day and on Mars
Orbiter Mission. The media houses also reported on a
special live coverage of the ongoing Asian games at
Incheon, South Korea.
in the meeting, the Department of Economic and
Statistics said that people are still unaware of the
importance of registering deaths and births, and asked
the DDK and All India Radio to produce programmes to
create more awareness to the people. They said that the
Department aims to make the issue of certificates for
legal purposes and to help in collecting accurate data
for birth and death rates.
Department of IPR also suggested that DDK Kohima should
have national news channels telecast in all the rest of
the districts of the State linking up with cable
operators. The house noted that the matter should be
taken up with the Central Office of Doordarshan in
Shillong and find out the shortcomings and means to make
the importance of Clean India Campaign promotional
programme throughout the nation, the house decided to
focus its activities in the coming month based on the
theme, "I pledge to keep my surroundings
meeting was attended by officials from AIR Kohima, DDK,
IPR, DFP, PRO Defence and officials from Economic and
resolves to create awareness on HIV/AIDS
September 29: The Dimapur Christian Forum (DCF) after a
daylong seminar on Alcohol Abuse & HIV/AIDS
sponsored by Legislator's Form on AIDS (LFA) on
September 27 at AIDA, Don Bosco, Dimapur has resolved to
carry on the awareness message of HIV/AIDS and alcoholic
usage, to continue to work to educate public on HIV/AIDS
and alcohol on church perspective and to conduct such
HIV/AIDS and alcoholic advocacy seminar from time to
time at the grass root level.
the morning session, resource person Dr Molusen Jamir,
MO, ART, Dimapur, speaking on the technical aspect of
HIV/AIDS and scenario said HIV is no longer treated as
death sentences diseases but it is rather considered as
chronic manageable social disease, like hypertension,
diabetics etc. He stressed on the use of ART, holds on
the view the possible solutions for better management of
ART- in line with prevention, treatment, care and
support to the infected patients.
Chishi, State Consultant, LFA, after highlighting that
the objectives of LFA is to create HIV/AIDS awareness
among legislators and policy makers stressed on
the term "social disease" and drew the
attention by saying a true Christian should have the
desire of salvation and to fulfil that we all need to
judiciously labour hard while on earth.
motivation has evolved the mindset of youngsters in
negative aspects, he added and stressed on faith based
multidisciplinary activities: health related activities,
health promotion programme, preventive health &
social service interconnection between public health,
health education, etc.
on the topic HIV-TB Stigma and Discrimination, Dr Rose
Chakesang, Programme Officer NSACS, in charge of TB,
informed the participants how TB is spread and its
treatment. He viewed stigma and discrimination is a fuel
to the HIV & AIDS epidemic and stigma &
discrimination is a result of inadequate knowledge and
moralistic perspective. He urged upon the churches,
NGOs, etc to join hands fight against the disease and
organize awareness/ health education, outreach,
counselling service, testing, treatment, advocacy, home
base care, etc for the PLHWA and not become a victim of
stigma & discrimination.
in the last session Hukatoli Choppy, LFA, shared on sex,
sexuality and gender- its risk and factor.
in his keynote address Rev. RP Murry, Chairman, DCF,
highlighted on the DCF history from its inception way
back to 1998 and its objective to address issues on
social, theological, doctrinal and interfaith related
120 participants from Church, college and NGO attended
sanitation campaign launched at Mon
September 29: A workshop cum launching of 'National
Sanitation Awareness Campaign' programme organized by
Water and Sanitation Support Organization (WSSO) PHED
Mon, sponsored by WSSO PHED Nagaland Kohima, was held at
NPF Hall, Mon today with President KNSK, Lomei Konyak as
the chief guest.
that cleanliness is next to godliness, the chief guest
said sanitation plays a very important role in every
aspect of human life. According to her, if proper
sanitation is maintained, there will be less sickness
and fewer problems.
she appealed the gathering to begin sanitation at home
so as to set examples to others and at the same time
disseminate their knowledge of sanitation to the
the program was chaired by Tiatemjen, JE Mon Town. (Page
on issue of women discrimination released
September 29: 'Maiki Manuh Dukh Laga Kahani', a short
movie based on the issue of women discrimination was
released today through a formal programme here at Living
Word Fellowship, Dimapur.
of Nagaland Post, Geoffry Yaden, who was the chief
guest, called the theme of the movie something that
reflects the turmoil going on in our society and the
wrongs happening around.
said previously the cases of rapes used to be a rare
happening, but sadly, today it is no more a rare
phenomenon and something is very wrong in our society.
the initiative taken by Esther (Bano) Ale, who happens
to be the director and producer of the movie, he said
this is the kind of people who makes a difference in our
society for which she should be encouraged.
further added that there is economically nothing in the
state to be proud of, and though making movies is
something Nagaland has been into but lately while other
states have traveled quite far, this movie should
motivate others to pick up the film making profession.
is the third production of Ale and will be available in
Furtados Music School and store besides other outlets
for sale. (Page News Service)