Philatelic Exhibition concludes
March 9: The Nagaland Philatelic Exhibition (NAGAPEX
2014) concluded on March 8 last with Commissioner &
Secretary, Higher & Technical Education, FP Solo as
the guest of honour. He gave away the meritorious prizes
during the closing program.
numbers of schools from all over Nagaland participated
witnessing thousands of students taking part in the said
event, comprising of Philatelic Exhibition/ Letter
Writing & Stamp Design Competition in various age
winners of the various categories are:
Philatelic Stamp Exhibition:
1st - Meghna Mech (Class -X), Holy Cross School, Dimapur
2nd - Maruni Kadete (Class-XI), Northfield, Kohima
3rd - Calvin A. Raja (Class-X), Holy Cross School,
Letter writing competition
( upto class- V)
1st - Maria Goretti Beck (Class- V) Don Bosco
2nd -Lhingneingai Thick (Class-V), Pilgrim School,
3rd - Erite-ü (Class-V), Pilgrim School, Dimapur
1st - Toshienla (Class- VIII) Queen Mary H.S.S,
2nd - Falguni Deb (Class-VII), Dimapur Railway H.S.,
3rd - Imcharenla Longchar (Class-VII), Maple Tree
1st - Moayangerla Pongen (Class- IX) Queen Mary H.S.S.,
2nd - Sedevinü Sale (Class-IX), Christian Higher S.S,
3rd - Imkongnuksung (Class-IX), Queen Mary H.S.S.,
Stamp design competition
( upto class- V)
1st - Nikita Paul (Class- V) Kendriya Vidyalaya,
2nd - Uttaran Bose (Class-IV), Kendriya Vidyalaya,
3rd - Moanuksung (Class-V), Edith Doughlas H.S.S.,
1st - Anish Shah (Class- VIII) MGM H.S.S., Dimapur
2nd - Sheeshan Gurung (Class-VII), Christian Higher
3rd - Srijana Khawas (Class-VIII), Don Bosco
1st - Ezonthung Kithan(Class- XII) Livingstone F.H.S.S.,
2nd - Impongtsung Aier (Class-XI), Queen Mary H.S.S.,
3rd - Nikita Das (Class-X), Christian H.S.S,
Director, Postal Services, Som Kamei has meanwhile
congratulated the winners and thanked all the
participants, principals of schools, resource persons,
special invitees and judges for their participation in
the event and making it a grand success. (Page News
competition for children held at Kohima
MARCH 9: Amway Opportunity Foundation (AOF) on Saturday
organized Nanhe Chitrakaar, an annual painting
competition for children under the theme wild life and
environment at its office Kohima.
7 years, was declared as the winner of the competition
while Khetan, 7 years, and Kevizeto, 6 years, secured
second and third position respectively in the category
of 4 to 7 years of age, while B. Tsoinu Shiu, 12 years,
was adjudged as the winner and Imkonglemla, 10 years,
and Sarah, 9 years, secured second and third position
respectively in the category of 8 to 12 years of age.
than 50 children's from Kohima Destitute and Orphanage
Home (KODH) and ABO's children took part in the
Shesalu Tenenu, a renowned painter of Kohima, judged the
event and handed out the prizes to the winners.
Lipokmar Yaden, SSO directorate of soil and water
conservation, graced the competition event as the chief
aptly christened, Nanhe Chitrakaar - is a pan India
annual painting competition for children organized under
the patronage of Amway Opportunity Foundation, the
corporate social responsibility arm of Amway India.
Opportunity Foundation presented prizes to winners of
Nanhe Chitrakar 2014. AOF also presented certificates to
all participants signed by William S Pinckney, Chairman,
and Amway Opportunity Foundation.
link road inaugurated at Rotomi village
March 9: An Agri link road from Rotomi village to
Lotoshokuba was inaugurated by Dr. Benjongliba Aier,
Parliamentary secretary for Agriculture, in the presence
of Er. Picto Shohe, MLA & Chairman of Nagaland
Hotels Limited on March 4 last. The parliamentary
secretary also inspected the stretch of 18 kms road
accompanied by departmental officials and public.
his public speech, Dr. Benjongliba spoke about the
diluting work culture in today's Naga society,
especially of the younger generation who still depends
on maids/ servants even to wash their cups and plates.
He reminded the villagers not to depend only on
subsidies provided by the government but to put up hard
work so that the Government can grant additional
Picto, the chief host in his short speech, requested Dr.
Aier to consider some of the programs of his department
which will suit the village soil type and advised the
public to be sincere in every sphere of life so that
they are not left behind in any field.
brief profile on agri & allied activities in the
area was also shared and a Geographical Information
System (GIS) map of the constituency was presented to
the chief guest by the chief host.
Parliamentary Secretary was accompanied by the
departmental officials Additional Director Mero and Sr.
Agriculture Engineer Achakpou mewmai.
Secretary also spared some time to have a bird eye view
of the village which has been declared as a model
village by the GoN and also a Nirmal Gram Paruskar -
National Award winner on clean village. He also paid a
brief tribute to the stone laid during the 74th session
of NBCC annual conference, which was hosted by the
village in 2011.
showering all praise to chief minister Neiphiu Rio, he
appealed the general public to support his candidature
in the ensuing Lok Sabha election, informed a release
issued by Hukato, Chairman, Rotomi Council.
Nagaland attends service at NCRC Kohima
March 9: The ACAUT Nagaland (Legal Cell) led by its
convener Kezhokhoto Savi attended Sunday morning worship
service at Nagaland Christian Revival Church &
Prayer Centre at Kohima as churches pray for ACAUT
Nagaland on March 9.
team of more than 20 members consisting of Kohima Law
College students presented a special number (group song)
Savi, President NVCO & Convener ACAUT Nagaland
(Legal Cell) also highlighted the object and mission of
ACAUT and requested the congregation to pray for ACAUT
Nagaland. He said that ACAUT has to go a long way and an
extra mile to go however ACAUT believes in prayer.
conveyed heartfelt thanks to the church for giving an
opportunity to participate in the worship hour and
prayers and also for their genuine hospitality and
hosting the team with lunch, and their love and
commitment to pray for ACAUT Nagaland every day in their
prayer centre. (Page News Service)
programme for carpenters held
MARCH 9 : As part of the 'IMPACT 5000 by 18' - a five
year campaign on entrepreneurship and employment,
YouthNet in partnership with the Department of Youth
Resource & Sports, conducted a vocational training
on "Train the trainers" at Uniqraft Wood
Workshop, Lower Jotsoma, Kohima with the expertise of
main objective of this training was to enhance and
uplift the skills of existing entrepreneurs who own
their own mechanized woodcraft workshop and have been in
the business for an average of 10 years.
the training these entrepreneurs will train more Naga
youths so these young people have skills that can create
self- employment opportunities or also help them into
building their ventures.
from different parts of Nagaland were invited and
encouraged to take part in the program. The selected
entrepreneurs were exposed to various types of
machineries and their skills were tested based on the
work assigned to them.
participants also had a brain storming session during
the training where challenges, opportunities and market
linkages were discussed. The training concluded with the
focus on creating and expanding their skills and market
training were mentored by Richard Belho, founder of
Zynorique, Tomtsa Chishi and Mhasiselhou Thomas Rolnu of
those interested in training and skill building in
mechanized woodcraft one can call YouthNet at
Bible Hill Colony grateful
March 9 : The Phek Bible Hill Colony has expressed its
profound gratitude to Minister for PWD (R&B),
Parliamentary Affairs, government of Nagaland, Kuzholuzo
(Azo) Nienu for initiating a massive road widening work
at Phek Bible Hill colony leading to district head
quarter town, Phek.
press statement jointly issued by Colony Chairman,
Kuvechosa Hoshi and Secretary Zhokhosa Keyho, stated
that the road widening work initiated by Minister and
supervised by the Executive Engineer (EE) PWD (R&B),
Er. Abhija Khing was first of its kind since the
inception of the district head quarter town.
two leaders on behalf of the entire colony members
wished the Minister and EE PWD (R&B), Phek and his
subordinates and all well wishers prayed that the
Almighty God bless them abundantly.
March 9 : Troops of 23 Assam Rifles apprehended an armed
cadre of FGN from Tuensang market on March 5. The cadre
on seeing the AR troops tried to escape and was nabbed
after a short chase. The cadre was found in possession
of a pistol.
AR identified the cadre as T Mushiu Meyo, resident of
Yakao. He was handed over to the police at Tuensang.
personnel trained at Mkg, Kiphire
March 9 : The Mokokchung District Election Department
conducted polling training for the forthcoming Lok Sabha
Election today at Town Hall Mokokchung, with Dr. I. Wati
Imchen, Association professor, Fazl Ali College
Mokokchung and Vinod Kumar Associate Professor Fazl Ali
College Mokokchung as the Master Trainers.
total of 633 personnel both Presiding and 1st Polling
Officer attended the training.
first phase of training for polling personnel for
of Kiphire was conducted on February 28 at Hopongkiu
Commissioner and District Election Officer Neposo Theluo
addressed the listed government employees for smooth
conduct of issuing Parliamentary Election 2014 in a free
and fair manner.
reminded the polling personnel that government servants
are duty bound to perform election matters at any
consequences and also appealed the govt. Services to
extend cooperation for free, fair and smooth conduct of
election. (Page News Service)
asked to appoint nodal officers
March 9: In connection with the ensuing 16th Lok Sabha
Elections 2014, the DC Dimapur, N Hushili Sema has
directed all Head of offices/Departments under Dimapur
District to appoint a Nodal Officer to liase with the
office of the Deputy Commissioner and District Election
Officer, Dimapur, to ensure smooth and efficient
communication and correspondence.
DC requested the HoO/Ds to submit detail of the nodal
officer including name, designation, contact number and
email address on or before March 13. (Page News Service)