Indo-Myanmar border villages given power tillers
October 30: The Department for Development of
Underdeveloped Areas (DUDA) today distributed power
tiller to Indo-Myanmar border farmers under BADP
Capacity Building programme 2013-14 at a function held
at DUDA Guest House.
advisor N. Thongwang Konyak handed over power tillers to
seven villages of Indo-Myanmar border blocks.
his address, Thongwang encouraged the farmers to avail
the opportunity as a challenge and show result so that
other villages also get the opportunity since it's a
informed the selected villages that they are the most
fortunate ones among the 191 BADP villages in the State.
He requested the villagers to cooperate with the
department to fulfil the objectives of the BADP funded
beneficiaries included Pang village (Thonoknyu block),
Choklangong (Noklak Block), Hutsu village (Meluri
Block), Salomi village ( Pungro Block), Shenghah Wamsa (
Phomching block), Changlangshu village ( Tobu Block) and
Choaha Chingnyu (Chen Block).
distribution of the power tiller aims to upgrade
farmers' skills in terrace cultivation along border
official said more such facility will be extended to
other villages if the first batch of the beneficiaries
function was chaired by DUDA Director K. Libanthung
greets Zeliang community
October 30: Chief Minister of Nagaland, TR Zeliang has
extended warm greetings to the Zeliang community on the
auspicious occasion of Chaga Gadi & Lamsimngyi.
CM expressed his well wishes on Chaga Gadi &
Lamsimngyi, as these are the two most important
festivals celebrated by the Zeliang community. He hoped
that the festive occasion will strengthen the bonds of
unity and mutual goodwill not only amongst the
community, but also among the whole of Naga society.
(Page News Service)
inaugurates De Oriental Grand Hotel at Kohima
October 30: De Oriental Grand Hotel was today
inaugurated by Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang at a
grand opening here at Themezie, High School road.
located in the heart of Kohima to cater to the
hospitality sector in Nagaland, de Oriental Grand has 30
rooms consisting of 26 guest rooms, 2 mini suites and 2
grand suites, conference hall with 300 sitting capacity
and coffee shop.
at the opening, TR Zeliang said the completion of the
hotel is a great achievement for the proprietor and also
expressed pride to see a new hotel come up in the
capital of the state.
we are yet again opening a new chapter in the
development process of the state particularly in the
field of tourism development," he said.
felt that the opening of the hotel can now accommodate
the trained Naga youth who had undergone various courses
in hotel management and hospitality sector and are
working outside as the state do not have the necessary
set up to accommodate them.
are known for our hospitality and beside the state is
blessed with breathtaking landscape and pleasant
climate, he said however adding that these two
advantages are not enough to attract tourists or to make
tourism an industry.
need proper hotels to accommodate our tourists to make
them feel comfortable," he maintained.
also hoped that the opening of de Grand Oriental will go
a long way in helping with the critical accommodation
problem specially during the annual Hornbill festival.
of de Oriental Grand, Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu while
expressing pride being the owner of the magnificent
building, however mentioned that the hotel is a joint
venture with his children.
that it took 5 long years to complete the building, Dr.
Shurhozelie also acknowledged the contributions of all
those who have made this dream possible.
hotel also have future plans to come up with an Asian
restaurant catering to Japanese, Thai and Korean food,
another restaurant purely catering to naga dish and a
restro-lounge as well as a gym and a spa with health
rooms in the hotel has satellite TV, Internet
connectivity and the basic amenities
de Oriental Grand, the CEO and GM works with a team of
45 professionals in the hospitality sector made up of
about 60% women employees.
grand opening of de Grand Oriental was graced by a host
of ministers, parliamentary secretaries, MLAs,
bureaucrats, friends and well wishers.
come out in support of Oct 31 ACAUT rally
October 30: The Youth Association Nagaland (YAN) has
extended its fullest support to the proposed October 31
rally at Kohima against corruption and unabated taxation
(ACAUT) under the initiative of Angami Youth
Organization (AYO), Angami Students Union (ASU) &
Kohima Chambers of Commerce & Industries (KCCI) in
commemoration of the first ACAUT's rally held October
a statement YAN media cell said all concerned citizens
should raise voice against the rampant corruption and
taxation that are destroying the society. It called upon
the youth to attend the rally and express solidarity
against the movement of corruption and unabated
Catholic Association of Nagaland (CAN) has conveyed
support to the proposed rally of ACAUT on October 31 at
Kohima and fervently urged the conferrers of ACAUT to
uphold the noble objective of its movement in the work
of redeeming and healing the Naga society from
a release, CAN said it understands contemplatively the
noble mission of ACAUT as the "signs of the
times," and entreated fellow citizens and the
Churches to consider ACAUT as a revitalized effort for
new evangelization to build Naga society on the
foundation of contributive and distributive justice.
the spirit of solidarity which is the intrinsic social
nature of the Catholic Church, the equality of all in
dignity and rights and the common path of individuals
and peoples towards an ever more committed unity, the
Catholic Association of Nagaland (CAN) wishes and
expresses its appreciation on the endeavour of ACAUT in
bringing social transformation in the Naga
society," it added.
Nagaland Law Students' Federation (NLSF) has expressed
support to the ACAUT and called upon all its students to
attend the ACAUT rally to be held on October 31 at
review meeting of LRD held
October 30 : Staff review meeting of Land Resources
Dimapur was held Wednesday morning at the office
premises with District Project Officer, Hekato Yeptho,
who chaired the meeting, calling upon the staff to
remain ever committed in their duties.
DPO also suggested a team to look into the monitoring of
activities undertaken by the district with allied
departments such as KVK, ATMA, NABARD, RBI, ICAR etc.
plans for upcoming Agri expo scheduled in February 2015,
the DPO informed to input ideas and suggestions.
meeting also discussed issues pertaining to the proposed
training on bamboo based furniture making with Nagaland
Bamboo Research Centre for beneficiaries under IWMP and
SPEED scheduled from November 10 to 22.
meeting approved for a presentation by each WDT members
will be submitted on the activities undertaken so far
for project 8 and 9 under Batch 5 besides taking up of
economic earthen kitchen to be taken up at New
Chumukedima village. Entry Point Activity works to be
commenced immediately under Batch 5.
other issues it was also decided that activities under
RKVY project will be implemented under the supervision
of K. Kughalu Chishi, Assistant Inspector and 3 blocks -
Medziphema (Molvum and Pongsang) Kuhuboto (Hokhezhe and
Ghokito) and Khaghaboto (Hevishe, Shitoi and Ghonito)
would be given focus on medicinal and aromatic plants
Spear Corps visits Tuensang
October 30: In continuation of their forward area tour
of Nagaland, Lt Gen Bipin Rawat, GOC Spear Corps visited
Tuensang on October 29 along with Maj Gen MM Naravane,
the drive from Mokokchung to Tuensang the GOC also
visited the 5 Assam Rifles posts at Chare and Longkhim.
At Tuensang, the GOC was briefed by Brigadier Sushil
Mann, Commander 7 Sector Assam Rifles about the
prevailing security situation in Tuensang, Zunheboto
Mokokchung, Longleng and Mon districts.
GOC had an interaction with the ENPO leaders and
members. He also interacted with heads of women
of ENPO Chinmak Chang and other office bearers of ENPO
were also present during the meeting. The tribal
president apprised the GOC of the slow development in
the far flung areas of Nagaland and the lack of
infrastructure. He brought out that the locals are
deprived of basic facilities of communication, health
ENPO functionaries requested the GOC for a meeting hall
and guest rooms at Tuensang. The GOC assured that the
request would be met at the earliest. The GOC praised
the effort of Assam Rifles deployed in these remote
districts of Nagaland in maintaining peace and harmony
as well as ensuring the safety, security and welfare of
the local population.
serve tea during Chhath
October 30: On the Holy occasions of Chhath Puja, Leo
Club of Dimapur, served 1200 cups of Tea from 3 a.m. to
5.50 a.m. to all the assembled devotees at Dhansiri
river bank today under the chairmanship of Leo Kalyan
Mega Model Hunt Nagaland 2014 at Mokokchung
October 30: Get Gorgeous Society Nagaland in
collaboration with Lodestar Mokokchung is celebrating
for the first time in Mokokchung the 7th Angels Mega
Model Hunt Nagaland 2014 under the theme 'Exploring
young beauties through culture'.
show has been conceptualized so as to highlight the rich
culture and showcase the bright traditional attires and
ethnic fusion of Nagaland. It also aims to reach the
conscience of every individual to take responsibility
for building up our rich culture.
show which is to be held on October 31 at town hall
Mokokchung will feature 12 most beautiful girls of
Nagaland to be the next Angel Mega Model Hunt winner.
Apart from cash prizes, the winner will also get a
chance for a fashion show in Singapore, Delhi and
Shillong at the end of this year and next year.
will also get a chance in Northeast Diva 2015, where the
winner will get a direct entry in the Femina Miss India
the competition the contestants will be judged in three
categories - Modern ethnic wear, Designer wear and
Evening wear. There will be five Sub Awards - Most
Glamorous, Best Body, Best Catwalk, Most Photogenic and
Best Modern Ethnic Wear.
judges who will seal the faith of this year's 7th Angels
Mega Model Hunt Nagaland will be Ms. N.Sentinungla
Pongen, Associate Prof. Fazl Ali College, Mokokchung,
Mr. S.Lanumar Longchar E.E. Irrigation & Flood
official designer for the event will be Khrielsaier
Liezietsu from Kohima and Akala Pongen from Mokokchung.
Liezietsu had represented Nagaland in the recently
concluded couture Fashion Week in Guwahati.
12 participants will be groomed and mentored by Kenei
Rakho, reigning Angels Mega Model Hunt Nagaland 2013 and
the event will be hosted by Talih Konyak, winner of 5th
Angels Mega Model Hunt Nagaland 2012.
event will be graced by B.S Nganlang, parliamentary
secretary, Land Resources & Natural Calamities as
chief guest and Munesh, Director ICCR (Indian Council
for Cultural Relations) Shillong as guest of honour. The
event is co-sponsored by World of Titan and Tzudir
Motors. (Page News Service)
October 30: The Citizen Redressal Forum is organizing
mass social work to improve the deplorable condition of
A Hussain Road stretching from Deluxe Point to Khermahal
Police Point on November 1 from 6 a.m. onwards.
concerned citizens of A H Road have been requested to
participate in the mass social work.
ESPD training at Wokha
October 30: The Deputy Commissioner Wokha, A. Robin
Lotha inaugurated 125 hours free ESDP training on Ms
Office and internet training at Wokha on October 28.
at the inaugural programme as the chief guest, Robin
Lotha acknowledged the Wokha District Craft Association
(WDCA) for initiating the programme in the District.
free training is sponsored by the Ministry of micro,
Small and Medium Enterprise Government of India,
conducted by Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship
Dimapur and Guwahati in collaboration with the Wokha
District Craft Association.
programme was chaired by Wonchibeni Lotha coordinator
while Rev. Sulumo Ezung, Pastor Wokha Town Baptist
Church invoked God's blessing for the programme and the
participants. Zubemo Lotha, President Wokha District
Craft Association presented a short introduction of the
Govt college informs
October 30: Dimapur Government College has informed 2011
batch (Annual Sytem) students of the College who are yet
to clear papers in the forthcoming NU Examination 2015
to come and fill the examination forms in the first week
of November 204 during office hours. (Page News Service)
sub centre inaugurated
October 30: The Department of Health and Family Welfare
inaugurated a new sub centre at Kathara village on
October 29. The centre was inaugurated by Dr. G.
HokisheSema, CMO, Zunheboto and was attended by leaders
of villages that would be benefited by the sub centre.
sub centre shall cater to Kathara, Yevishe and Yeshito
villages, for all medical requirements under the
communitization programme. (Page News Service)