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PBVC should resign on moral grounds: BAN

Dimapur, August 31: The Business Association of Nagas (BAN) has appreciated the Dimapur District administration for conducting a thorough and impartial inquiry into the Purana Bazar Village Council (PBVC) Vs East Dimapur Business Association (EDBA) and in promptly bringing out the truth, thus vindicating Solomon L Awomi, president EDBA, from the malicious allegations by PBVC and further exposing the corrupt practices of the PBVC who were the actual defaulters.

In a press release, BAN said the PBVC members should resign on moral grounds so that justice is served.

It also asserted that the case should serve as a reminder to all that there is accountability and that be it individual or organizations, it cannot flagrantly defy the laws of the land.

(Page News Service)


NMP+ takes another step against stigma & discrimination on AIDS

Mokokchung, August 31: Taking another step towards eradication of stigma and discrimination in HIV/AIDS, the Network of Mokokchung District People Living with HIV/AIDS (NMP+) conducted at programme with nursing students at Imkongliba Memorial District Hospital (IMDH) on Sunday at the IMDH Chapel Hall.

The NMP+ members were led by president I T Temsu Jamir, former NMP + president Toshi Sangpi, Central counsellor Peter Aley and NMP+ co-ordinator Archila Jamir.

The sensitization programme, which is one of its kind in Nagaland, has been sponsored by Bharti Infratel (Ltd).

In his address, NMP+ president T Temsu Jamir sensitized the nurses and health workers on the scenario of HIV/AIDS in Mokokchung.

Speaking strongly against stigma and discrimination on HIV/AIDS, Temsu Jamir challenged the nurses and the IMDH to be the starting point in the fight against discrimination on HIV/AIDS.

Former president of NMP+ Toshi Sangpi, while expressing deep regret at discrimination meted out to HIV/AIDS, said that there were instances of HIV/AIDS at the IMDH. He urged the nurses to deliver the best of services to all, whether PLHA or not.

The counsellor Vihaan NMP+, Peter Alley, who was the main resource person, cautioned that there is legal provision against discrimination of HIV/AIDs patients.

Saying that there is 'no comprehensive law in India to deal with the menace of HIV/AIDS and protect the people infected with the disease from discrimination and social stigma attached with this disease', Peter Alley however said that the Constitution of India provides amble provisions for persecution, if health workers, be it nurses or doctors, discriminate against any patient coming for medical care at the health institution.

Meanwhile, the programme was chaired by NMP+ Programme coordinator, Archila Jamir, while the Chaplin of IMDH, Wenyie invoked God's blessings at the programme. A question hour was also held where the nurses raised various questions regarding HIV/AIDS.

The sensitization programme at the IMDH is part of the NMP+ campaign against 'stigma and discrimination' on HIV/AIDS.

(Page News Service)


Labour union change its Nomenclature

Dimapur, August 31: The Nagaland Mazdoor Sangha has changed its nomenclature to that of Dimapur Mazdoor Society, as a registered society under Home Department (Regd. No. H/Rs-5707), with effect from August 31, 2014. This was announced in its meeting held at society office, Thakur Bari, Dimapur this afternoon.

Addressing the meeting, president of the labour union Vikheho Zhimomi stated that erstwhile Nagaland Mazdoor Sangha covered the entire state, which was vast and because of which it was difficult cover the whole of the state.

In order to ensure smooth functioning of the organization, it was felt necessary to confine itself for the welfare and interest of the labourers of the commercial, hub he said, adding that the well being of a town largely depends on the labour force.

Khehovi Chophi, secretary of the society said anyone providing labour work for any business establishment or private sectors and as well as those daily wage labourers within Dimapur fall under the umbrella of Dimapur Mazdoor Society and therefore themselves registered with the society for their  own benefit. Registration of the labourers and sardars would commence from 2nd week of September 2014 at the society's office.

(Page News Service)


24th Juniors' Day of St Francis Xavier Church Kidima held

Dimapur, August 31: St Francis Xavier Church Kidima observed 2-day 24th Juniors' Day with Reverend Father Thomas Muttathil, Parish Priest as a main celebrant under theme of "Rejoice always" (I Thessalonians 5:16) from 30th - 31st August, 2014 at Church premises.

Reverend Father Thomas Muttathil in the introductory note said Jesus was the leader of the peoples through carrying his cross.

Muttathil in his homily asked the parents on the day to accompany their children and encourage, support to be good Christian that would bring in return joy, happiness and peaceful society in general.  

He challenged the faithful people to be united.

Muttathil reminded the gathering that they have different kinds of talent and should make use of it for the greater glory of God and good for the society.

St. Ezekiel, St. Benedict and St. George were the three houses competed in two days celebration like skit, quiz and recitation on Holy Bible, mono act, hymn competition in solo, quartet and group with first, second third position respectively. 

(Page News Service)


NST Pfutsero Sub-Division informs

Dimapur, August 31: Nagaland State Transport, Pfutsero Sub-Division  has informed the public of Pfutsero town that as per the meeting held on August 20 last with the public leaders, the Department has re-scheduled the daily service timing from Pfutsero to Dimapur via Kohima.

The new departure timing would be 5 a.m. to 5.30 a.m. with effect from September 1, Assistant Station Superintendent, C Sivinir Terhüjah stated. (Page News Service)


Science seminar held at Tuensang

Dimapur, August 31: The programme for District level science seminar 2014 was held at Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Tuensang on August 26 on the topic 'Innovation in agriculture for sustainable future, prospects and challenge' with Programme Co-Ordinator KVK Tuensang, Dr. Keviletsu Khate as the chief guest.

The chief guest encouraged the students not to miss the opportunity to learn about sustainable farming in the field of agriculture, horticulture and animal farming. He challenged the students to intelligently choose the subject matter in their studies, since agriculture, horticulture and animal farming gives us self-reliance, security and economic stability in the society.

Altogether 13 students participated in the seminar from different schools in Tuensang. The winners of the seminar were Thungbang Chingmak from Baptist Thangyen School and Abiya Mariam George from Holy Cross Shakshi School in second place respectively.

The judges were Tokiho Achumi, KVK Tuensang, Martina Shitri SMS KVK Tuensang, Achuchu Khate SMS KVK Tuensang.

(Page News Service)


RCD organizes blood donation camp

Dimapur, August 31: The Rotary Club and Rotaract Club of Dimapur organised a voluntary blood donation camp in association with Model Blood Bank, Dimapur District Hospital on August 31 at Rotary Centre, Midland, Dimapur.

Blood was donated by members of both the clubs as well as citizens of Dimapur.

In total 21 units of blood was collected under the supervision of Dr Temsu.

The president and members of the club has meanwhile thanked Dr Temsu and his staff for conducting the camp.

Dr Temsu also thanked the donors for their noble gesture and the clubs for organising the camp. (Page News Service)


AR donates chairs, tables to Altrura Society

Dimapur, August 31: The Assam Rifle under the aegis HQ 5 sector Assam Rifle on August 23 donated chairs and tables to Altrura Society as part of their noble venture for the welfare of the people.

President of Altrura Society Megosielie Kruse said the society formed just a year back had been helping the people through voluntarily services in ambulance service and also promoting sports tournaments by creating platforms for sports lover.

Kruse added that such contribution and good gestures of the Assam Rifle will help the society to organize future programs in better ways and also strengthen the bond between Assam Rifles and civil populace.

Meanwhile, Altrura Society has congratulated the football team of IGAR (N) who won the championship of 2nd Altrura Open Football Tournament this year and being the only security force team who participated for the first time in the history of the AS tournament. (Page News Service)








































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