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Dead body recovered

Dimapur, November 21: Dimapur police today recovered the dead body of one Vinod Adivasi (about 35-40 years of age) from the Rotary Club waiting shed here.

The deceased was learnt to be working as a labour.

Police said there is no suspect of foul play and the cause of death might be due to prolonged illness.

Inquest was conducted over the death body and later shifted to the morgue of District Hospital, Dimapur for identification and claiming of the deceased body. (Page News Service)


Meet for Dimapur Night Carnival 2014 held

Dimapur, November 21: A meeting of all the committees/working partners for the 6-days Dimapur Night Carnival 2014 was held today here at the office of the CEO, Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC).

The Dimapur Night Carnival is scheduled from December 15 to 20 from 5 pm to 9 pm at the Naga Shopping Arcade (Super Market), Dimapur.

The meeting, among others, discussed to create a viable atmosphere where families, friends, and person of all ages can have a good time. Apart from food stalls, games and competitions, there will also be entertainment programmes on all 6 nights of the carnival like All Stars Nite, solo artists, live bands, dance competition, Hindi nite, Christmas carol competition, etc.

The entertainment committee informed that efforts are on to rope in special appearances from Forest Minister, Dr Nicky Kire; retired Chief Secretary, Alemtemshi; retired Home Commissioner, HK Khulu, Azeena Pamei, music lecturer, PCC; Element Crew, Hello Radio, etc, to perform during the night carnival.

The closing function will see fireworks, band retreat, etc.

Different committees formed to ensure success of the night carnival headed A Chenithung Lotha, Secretary, Development Authority of Nagaland & Convener of Steering Committee, Dimapur Night Carnival 2014 are Entertainment Committee: Convenor - Henok Phom, Revenue Officer and members - Pheto Music, Akum Ao, BAN & Akiheto, The Garden; Stall Committee: Convenor - Atokhe Aye, CEO DMC and members - Moa Sangtam, SDO (C), Dimapur Sadar, Dr Khekugha Meru, BAN, Hokivi Chishi, DCCI president & Noleto, executive officer, DAN; Media partners - Dimapur Press Club; Banners/Badges - Nagaland Printing Solutions, i/c Moa Sangtam, SDO (C) Dimapur and Volunteers - YAN/BAN, i/c Marshal Mar Longkumer, BAN. 

(Page News Service)


1st Canon Image Square (CIS) store in Nagaland opened

Kohima, November 21: The 1st Canon Image Square (CIS) store in Nagaland was launched today by Andrew Koh, senior director, Image Communication Products Group, Canon India.

After Guwahati and Shillong, Canon Image Square store in Kohima is the 3rd in NE region and is located at Peraciezie, High School road, near Petrol Pump.

With the opening of store in Kohima, Canon India takes the tally to 120 Canon Image Square stores across India. The store offer customers the latest Canon cameras, lenses and photography accessories such as camera bags, tripods, chargers etc in addition to existing printing products and solutions.

Inaugurating the store, Koh said Brand Canon hope to inspire more and more people to explore the magical world of photography.

He also expressed delight in expanding its retail division business in North East India and remarked that brand Canon is synonymous with reliability and commitment and by expanding to newer regions.

"We are striving to live upto these values...in addition to offering complete photography and printing services, the Canon image square stores allow customers to experience a broad range of customer products," he said.

He also announced that opening of another store in Dimapur is on the cards.

The company intends to grow its retail business by setting up exclusive Canon Image Square outlets across the country, specially in Tier II and Tier III cities. In order to develop an engaging relationship with existing as well as new customers, Canon Image Square is now expanding its presence in the north eastern parts of India.

Customers can walk into the store to take prints of photographs, directly from their smartphones, tablets, pen drives, memory cards or CDs.

Canon also offers free training for all DSLR camera buyers through the CIS stores.

Canon India's DSLR segments is developing at the rate of 30% annually. The company is growing at a rate of 10% per year and would achieve its business target of INR 2,100 cr by the end of this year.

(Page News Service)


Yaphang Village inaugurated

Dimapur, November 21: Advisor cum Chairman of DPDB, Mon, E. E. Pangteang Konyak inaugurated Yaphang Village under Mon district, Nagaland on November 17 last as the Chief Guest.

Speaking as the Chief Guest, E.E. Pangteang Konyak who also represent from the area called upon the people for unity, cooperation, hard work and justice which would bring development in the area.

The Deputy Commissioner Mon, Angau I. Thou, IAS, being the Guest of Honour urged the people to maintain peace which would enable them to move forward and brings development.

The welcome address was delivered by P.L. Wanmei, Chairman of Yaphang Village. Special number was presented by W. Fulao and friends and vote of thanks was proposed by E. Yongmei, Chairman of Yonghong Village. A cultural show was also organised to mark the occasion.

The administrative officials, public leaders and neighbouring villagers attended the programme. Short speeches were also delivered by A. Nyamnyei former Minister of Nagaland, A. Maila, President of GB Union Mopong Hongkong, S.B. Pongba, President of KU Tobu Unit, E.Y. Pongtau, President of NPF 48th Moka AC.

(Page News Service)


Azo inaugurates Yongmon RCC Bridge

Dimapur, November 21: Minister for PWD (R&B), Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu has formally inaugurated the Yongmon RCC Bridge that connects Angjangyeang SDO Hq. under Mon and Sakshi EAC Hq. under Longleng on November 20.

In his inaugural speech, Azo emphasized on the important aspects of a Bridge and said, 'Bridge connects two communities closer to each other and promote feeling of oneness and friendship, and bring peace and harmony in the society'. Bridge fill the gap and enable the communities to exchange their culture and business, and strengthen the relationship leading to social economic development in the society, he added.

Azo was optimistic that the new bridge would renew the old bond of friendship between the two districts and promote peace and development in the region.

The Minister also stressed on leadership quality and said "A responsible leader introspect and retrospect both his achievements and failures, and works for the community development. He also appreciated the department and the contractor M/S Mohan Singh Company for completing the bridge in time and also thanked the NGOs and the public of Pongo and Jakphang for extending their co-operation and support to the contractor and the department.

He appealed to the gathering to continue their cooperation and support to the Government in the days to come. He assured the people for blacktopping of the road from Yongmon River to Jakphang village when there is sufficient fund.

Advisor Tourism, E.E. Pangteang in his short speech said that the previous Government has neglected inter district connectivity roads and bridges for many years and informed that DAN Government has initiated construction of many roads and bridges. He also urged the people to have ownership of the bridge and to support the Government to bring more development.

Pangnyu Phom, MLA in his speech said that the inauguration of the bridge is a dream come true. He said development is a slow process which needs careful planning and technical assistance of the expert to bring into a reality.

Acknowledging the unique natural beauty of Yongmon, the MLA requested the Advisor Tourism to convert the area into a tourism spot, and urged the people of Pongo and Jakphang to be the guardian of Yongmon and preserved the area.

Earlier, Dedicatory Prayer was proposed by Pastor T.I. Lakpa of Pongo Baptist Church, Technical Report was given by Engineer in Chief PWD (R&B), Acknowledge and felicitation by Chairman Jakphang Baptist Church, Short speech by Vice President PPC, Special Number by Pongo and Jakphang Students' Union, Vote of thanks by Er. S.N. Meren Jamir Addl. Chief Engineer PWD (R&B), and the program was chaired by the Deputy Commissioner, Longleng Nikhashe Sema.

Departmental officer, NGOs, Public Leaders, Party Leaders, Village functionaries, and the general public from the two districts attended the inaugural function. (Page News Service)


YC undertakes visitation of children

Dimapur, November 20: Team Project Care & Hope under Youngs' Club along with Childline Dimapur visited children in various places within Dimapur which is supported and looked after by Youngs' Club on account of universal Children's Day on November 20.

Care & Hope is a home based care support project through community mobilization under Youngs' Club which support education and nutrition to children infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and affected by drug abuse and alcoholic parents.

The visiting team handed over cash for school monthly fee which was donated by well wishers.

Meanwhile founder of Youngs' Club, Jenpu Rongmei has expressed gratitude to Renponi Kithan, Atso Koza, Ato Angami, Mese Kapfo, Kiyeka Chishi and Childline Dimapur for their contribution and support during the home visiting program. (Page News Service)


Youngs Club to organize seminar on AFSPA

Dimapur, November 20 : Youngs' Club is organizing a dialogue and deliberation programme on Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) with civil societies, NGOs, student bodies, youth organizations and women organizations on November 25 at Hotel Acacia conference hall, at 10 a.m.

The main objectives of this program is to create awareness and knowledge of AFSPA 1958 in North Eastern part of India and Jammu Kashmir. The program will also emphasize on the general discussion about the set of Laws that completely discards human rights violation under article 32 (1), 21 & 22 of the constitution but also article 4 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Convention against Torture, Women and Children mostly victim with this Act and many more international laws.

(Page News Service)


GPRN/NSCN welcomes 'home comers'

Dimapur, November 21: The GPRN/NSCN held a formal reception program for the members of the NSCN (IM), NSCN (K) and FGN who joined its fold at Designated camp Khehoi on November 20 last.

Welcoming the homecomers, the home Kilonser Hevukhu Yeptomi said that although it is the usual norms for revolutionary groups to oppose one another, it should not continue forever, and said that it is everybody's dream that Nagas will all merge together under one  banner one day. Adding that, Killings and divisions among the Naga Brethrens have not brought anything soluble but created further problems.

The Joint council of the GPRN/NSCN consisting of NPAC members, Council of Kilonsers, Tatars and Secretaries attended the program.

 A total of 25 home-comers comprising of a Tatar, secretary and officers from the Army and civil set-up and regional staff joined the GPRN/NSCN fold.

According to a press release issued by MIP, GPRN/NSCN, the homecomers are       Imti, Tatar: NSCN (IM); Nillo Sheyipu, Secretry: FGN; Major Kihoto Yim: NSCN (K); Inakhe Chishi, Joint Secretary: FGN; Tokiho Jimomi, Sumi region: NNC; Lieutenant Shetoba Yim: NSCN (K); Kiwoto Jimomi, Leacey: FGN; Yanchu, Leacey: NSCN (IM); Hotoshe, Leacey: FGN; 2nd Lieut. Lima akum: NSCN (K); Sergeant Major Myrrh: NSCN (IM); Sergeant Major Tingyem: NSCN (K); Sergeant Major Tanger: NSCN (K); Sergeant Major Liisiichu: NSCN (K); Sergeant Mongmai: NSCN (IM); Atoho Awomi, Razou Peyu: FGN; Hotolu, Razou Peyu: FGN; Akum. Razou Peyu: (IM); Chaba, Razou peyu: NSCN (IM); Corporal Supong: NSCN (K); Corporal Takatiba: NSCN (K); Lance Corporal Kiyezu: IRB; Lance Corporal Tovi: NSCN (K); Private Akivi: NSCN K; and Private Huska: NSCN (K) (Page News Service)


WASU extends support to ANAHTU

Dimapur, November 21: The Western Angami Students' Union (WASU) has extended support to All Nagaland Aggrieved Hindi Teachers Union  who has been remained unpaid for six (6) months for which the agitation is continuing as it is affecting the Career of the Students for long since 11th November 2014 till date.

The Western Angami Students' Union (WASU) appealed to the concern authority to immediately look into the matter (issue) and release the pending salaries at the earliest so that they can continue their work in their Classroom as the Students are the victims (losers).

The Western Angami Students' Union (WASU) officials visited the Agitating Teachers of Kohima Units who are made to face untold hardship and interacted with them at District Education Officer (DEO) office on November 19 last to assure them of the support to noble cause until justice is deliver to the Aggrieved Teachers.

(Page News Service)


Narayanasamy to visit Dimapur

Dimapur, November 21: V Narayanasamy Ex. Union Minister, AICC Incharge-North Eastern States, will be visiting Dimapur on November 23. He will be addressing a Joint Meeting of PCC Office  bearers, PCC members, Frontals, DCC Presidents &Senior Leaders at 1:00 pm in Congress Office, Dimapur.

All Concern members have been  requested to attend the meeting without fail.

(Page News Service)


State BJP cautions

Dimapur, November 21: Stating that several BJP press releases on party and government policy matters have been published in local press under the guise of Media Cell, the state BJP today cautioned the press and the public that on verification, it was found that these media cell press releases had been issued under no name (signatures), designation or contact numbers non conforming with press procedures as required for authenticity and responsibility/accountability.

Secretary (media) and convennor, social media for membership drive, Jaangshillung Gonmei stated that the act of exclusion of senders' name and designation indicates the lack of authenticity and authority on the subject matter and reflects the sender's dubious intension to impersonate, manipulate and/or subvert the actual policy of the party.

"The BJP State Secretary (Media) and the BJP Nagaland shall not be responsible for such unaccountable press releases and shall have no bearings on the party," the Gonmei said and notified to the press and the public to avoid publishing or give attention to such non accountable press releases that do not bear any name, signatures and designations. (Page News Service)






































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