should resign on moral grounds: BAN
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
a press release, BAN said the PBVC members should resign
on moral grounds so that justice is served.
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.
takes another step against stigma & discrimination
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.
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.
sensitization programme, which is one of its kind in
Nagaland, has been sponsored by Bharti Infratel (Ltd).
his address, NMP+ president T Temsu Jamir sensitized the
nurses and health workers on the scenario of HIV/AIDS in
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
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.
counsellor Vihaan NMP+, Peter Alley, who was the main
resource person, cautioned that there is legal provision
against discrimination of HIV/AIDs patients.
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.
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
sensitization programme at the IMDH is part of the NMP+
campaign against 'stigma and discrimination' on
union change its Nomenclature
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.
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.
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.
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.
Juniors' Day of St Francis Xavier Church Kidima held
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.
Father Thomas Muttathil in the introductory note said
Jesus was the leader of the peoples through carrying his
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.
challenged the faithful people to be united.
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.
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
Pfutsero Sub-Division informs
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.
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
seminar held at Tuensang
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.
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.
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.
judges were Tokiho Achumi, KVK Tuensang, Martina Shitri
SMS KVK Tuensang, Achuchu Khate SMS KVK Tuensang.
organizes blood donation camp
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.
was donated by members of both the clubs as well as
citizens of Dimapur.
total 21 units of blood was collected under the
supervision of Dr Temsu.
president and members of the club has meanwhile thanked
Dr Temsu and his staff for conducting the camp.
Temsu also thanked the donors for their noble gesture
and the clubs for organising the camp. (Page News
donates chairs, tables to Altrura Society
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.
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.
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.
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)