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Arms peddler arrested

DIMAPUR, JULY 28:  Based on specific information, troops of 29 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ 6 Sect AR launched an operation in Super market and apprehended one arms peddler along with one .22 Pistol and 6 live rounds on July 25. 

The individual was identified as Tongbang Ao, (42) resident of Mokokchung dist, Nagaland. The apprehended individual was handed over to East Police Station, Dimapur. (Page News Service)


State observes World Hepatitis Day

Kohima, July 28:  Nagaland observed World Hepatitis Day with Speaker Chotisuh Sazo asking for an appropriate policy in reference to Hepatitis C be framed and placed before the Government through proper channel for suitable action. The government can frame a policy for treatment and care for those affected, he said.

At the programme organised by Kripa Foundation, its Nagaland direction and president of Indian Drug Users Forum Abou Mere said the prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in Nagaland was 1.6% and asked the state government to make it a health priority.

The high cost of treatment of the disease was keeping away the sufferers to prevent complications of HCV. On being asked if HCV is not the health priority of Nagaland state government, Mr Mere said the state government should initiate programs for prevention, care and treatment for HCV-related lover diseases likely fibrosis, cirrhosis and even cancer. (PTI)


Investors Awareness programme held  at People’s College Mokokchung

Dimapur, July 28: Nehru Yuva Kendra, Mokokchung, Nagaland in collaboration with National Stock Exchange of India, Kolkata and Securities and Exchange Board of India, Guwahati have jointly conducted Investors' Awareness Programme at People's College, Mokokchung district, Nagaland on July 24 last. Above hundred college students with members of Young Club members and NYCs were present for the programme. The programme was sponsored by NSE, Kolkatta.

The Investors' Awareness Programme was done for prospective investor where SEBI and NSE officials Marc, Assistant General Manger, ( SEBI) and Biswadeep Roy, Assistant Manager (NSE), Kolkata animated the programme as resource persons.

The programme aimed to impart basic knowledge on securities market, benefits of investors and different options available for investment in different bonds, shares and securities.

In the deliberation, the role and functions of SEBI and NSE were discussed. The resource persons also took time in educating the participants what is company, about shares and other investments avenues for investors. They also highlighted the involvement risk and return associated with investment options.

They also discussed with the participants the Ponzi schemes/Fraud schemes running in Northeastern States. They cautioned the participants to be careful before any investment is to be made.

Ponzi schemes promises high return and with no risk at all. One should take care to ensure before any investment to find out whether the organization is registered or taken due permission from various regulating authorities or Government for raising fund, they said. 

If doubt arises, one can enquire or verify the scheme through www.sebi.gov.in .   They also gave toll free No 1800220051 for quarries relevant to securities market. They also shared complaint redressal system available with SEBI and NSE.

(Page News Service)


NIHESW, GPPK organize homeopathy medical camps

Dimapur, July 28: Nagaland Institute of Health, Environment & Social Welfare (NIHESW)  organized free Homeopathy medical Camp at NIHESW Conference Hall, Opp. Commissioner's Office Kohima today.

The major aims & objectives being promotion of alternative system of medicines with special reference to Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Sidha, Homeopathy (AYUSH), indigenous Herbal & Folk medicine in the state the camp was organized.

The NIHESW expressed gratitude to Dr. O N Dubey who spared valuable time for conduct of this camp and the organizer looked for such support in days to come so that the needy people can be provided with such facility.

The orgainzer also expressed gratitude to to Dr. Alhounuo Khezhie, Epidemiologist, Kohima and Dr. Khesheli Awomi, Epidemiologist, Wokha, for their contribution in successfully organizing  the camp.

51 patients were treated and provided free medicines.


Gorkha Public Panchayat, Kohima organized a free Homeopathy Medical Camp at GPP Hall Chandmari on July 27.

Dr. O N Dubey was the consultant who treated patients with general illness including patient suffering from chronic diseases.

The camp began with an inaugural program was chaired by Santu Thapa, President, Gorkha Public Panchayat. Dr. Dubey was facilitated by the Head GB, Kamal Bahadur Chettri, Jibon Pradhan Panchayat Secretary and Bharat Baraili, member, GSKS. 

Dr. Dubey, while speaking during the programme highlighted the importance of Homeopathy as a system of medicine catering to give healthy life to the people. He also thanked the organizer for organizing the camp and assured to continue his voluntary service for the sack of humanity in days to come.

All together 128 patients were treated and free medicines were distributed to the patients.

(Page News Service)


CS to inaugurate

Dimapur, July 28: The newly constructed memorial cemetery of late P Shilu Ao, the first

Chief Minister of Nagaland, will be inaugurated on August 1 at Longjang village at 2 p.m. The Memorial will be inaugurated by the Chief Secretary to the Government of Nagaland, Banuo Z. Jamir as the chief guest while Alemtemshi Jamir IAS (Retd) will be the guest of honour. The programme is being organized by the Longjang Riongsanger Cultural Club, Longjang.

(Page News Service)


IDCF programme to be launched

Dimapur, July 28: The launching programme of the Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) would be held at the IDSP Conference Hall, Directorate of Health

&  Family Welfare, Kohima on July 30 at 11a.m.

Principal Director (Health & FW) and Chairman, State Level IDCF Steering Committee, Dr. G. Kemp will launch the Fortnights' activities.    

The Fortnight is being observed from July 28 to August 8, 2014 to promote the control of childhood diarrhoeal diseases and also to promote Infant & Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices. (Page News Service)


ACC to celebrate silver jubilee

Dimapur, July 28: Aliba Culture Club will celebrate its Silver Jubilee on August1

2014 at the Tatar Salang Aliba, where Ajong Welfare Society Dimapur & Aliba Watsu Unit will present cultural songs. Welcome address will be delivered by Treasure Aliba Cultural Club T.C. Wati Kichu and short exhortation will be delivered by Chairman Village Council Aliba, Nokzenketba.

(Page News Service)


Medical camp held at KBC

Dimapur, July 28: A humanitarian mission was carried out by Kigwema Baptist Church (KBC) as it had conducted a free medical camp on July 27 observing the day as the Health Sunday. The programme was jointly organized by the Mercy Group of Centenary Sub-Committee and the Church Youth Department.

A total number of 149 patients who had been registered in the health camp with a majority of them had problems of viral fever, high blood pressure, gastritis and other common ailments. Many of the patients also had random blood sugar (RBS) test and a good number of patients had dental check-up. Free medicines were also provided to the patients.

The medical teams were comprised of three doctors- Dr. Khriekuolie, Dr. Neisakho Kere and Dentist Ayano Yhokho who were assisted by a host of nurses and laboratory technicians.

(Page News Service)


UNC to ban construction works in Naga areas

Dimapur, July 28: The United Naga Council has called for a ban on all construction works in respect of national projects in Naga areas of Manipur, which includes the Trasn Asian Railways, Power Grid, NHPC and the National Highways for 10 days with effect from 6 a.m. of August 1.

It has asked all agencies engaged with the projects to extend their cooperation and solidarity to ensure that the civil action is violence free and peaceful.

It has also requested all Tribe Hohos, Naga Frontal and Regional organizations to  ensure that the ban is effectively enforced in their respective jurisdiction. (Page News Service)


TR Zeliang, Rio condole

Dimapur, July 28: Chief Minister, T R Zeliang has expressed grief over the demise of Oreno Patton, wife of Rev Yankitong Patton, Ex-State Chaplain on July 27 at Dimapur after suffering a stroke.

Zeliang said that her demise has created a huge vacuum in the family and in the lives of relatives and dear ones.

At this hour of grief and sorrow, the Chief Minister and his wife conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed the Almighty God give them strength to tide over the irreparable loss.

Nagaland Lok Sabha MP, Neiphiu Rio, while expressing pain over the demise of late Oreno Patton, said that he lived a life dedicated to the service of the Lord and always made sincere efforts towards helping her fellow brothers and sisters.

Stating that he would be missed by a multitude of people, including his family members, to who she extended unconditional love and care, Rio and his family extended deepest condolences to the members of the bereaved family and prayed to Almighty Do to grant them peace and solace to them.

(Page News Service)


DDCF felicitates toppers of Dimapur district

Dimapur, July 28 : The Dimapur District Citizens' Forum (DDCF) held a felicitation program for the Toppers of HSLC & HSSLC, 2014.

Toppers from the schools of Dimapur district were felicitated at the Conference Hall of DDCF in Naga Shopping Arcade, OC-8, in the presence of parents, Executive members of DDCF, and public leaders.

Leaders, parents and students spoke at the function. Some of the main speakers were  Marian Rao, Executive Secretary (Non - Official) of Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and retired Prof. K P Avikasit.

A speaker from the Parents side and another from the students spoke on the differences of the education system of Nagaland and other parts of India. They appealed that the present curriculum of  Nagaland needs to be changed so that students would not be in shock when they face national common exams.

Various community leaders from Lotha Hoho Dimapur, Ao Senso Telongjem Dimapur, Rongmai Community Dimapur, Kachari Tribal Council Nagaland, Garo Tribal Council Nagaland, Marwari Samaj, Bengali Samaj, Punjabi Community Dimapur, Muslim Council Dimapur, Gorkha Union Dimapur attended the program. (Page News Service)


LCD completes Kanwar Yatra project

Dimapur, July 28: Leo Club of Dimapur successfully completed the Kanwar Yatra Project on  July 27 at Rangapahar Shiv Mandir. Packets of the 'prasad' and packaged drinking water was served to around 550 devotees under this program. This program was undertaken under the chairmanship  of Leo Rajesh Malani and co-chairman Leo Mukesh, according to a release issued by Krishna Rai, PRO, Leo Club of Dimapur. (Page News Service)


Eid-ul-Fitr greetings

Dimapur, July 28: The Youth wing of Muslim Council Dimapur has wished all the peoples of Nagaland - Eid Mubarak. The wing also wished that this Eid- ul-Fitr which is celebrated after a month long fasting (Ramadan) may bring peace, prosperity & equality among us.

The Joy & enthusiasm that bring all section of peoples together may continue to shower upon us, it said

Dimapur Bengali Samaj

Dimapur Bengali Samaj wished all Muslim brothers a Happy Eid ul Fitr.

K K Paul, president of the Samaj hoped that this Eid celebrated after a month long fast & prayers would bring unity & communal harmony among all the peoples of Nagaland.

The Samaj also appreciated the Muslim community for being able to fast successfully & peacefully for a long month of Holy Ramadan.

NPF Minority Cell

NPF Minority Cell has extended warm greetings to the Muslim community brothers of Nagaland and neighbouring area on the happy and auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. President of the Cell Bishnu Bhattacharjee, expressed hope that this joyous occasion would herald sustained peace, progress, prosperity and happiness and would further strengthen the bonds of communal harmony, brotherhood and amity, which are the hallmarks of 'the secularity' of the State Nagaland. (Page News Service)



































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