Nagaland news in brief: DC Kohima bans burning of jungles
DC Kohima bans burning of jungles
Dimapur, Dec. 7 (EMN): The deputy commissioner of Kohima, Shanavas C, in an order, reiterated that the ban on burning of jungles would remain in force in Kohima district till further notice. The DC, in an order, directed all the village councils under Kohima district to inform and warn the public to refrain from burning jungles, which might lead to unnecessary forest fires and loss of public property and endanger ecological balance of the environment. “Any individual/ village found violating the order will be strictly penalised under relevant sections of law and shall be liable to payment of fines,” the order stated. It added that the VDB grant to the village will also be withheld till such fines are paid,” the order stated.
Awareness on EVM and VVPAT held in Kohima
Dimapur, Dec. 7 (EMN): Office of the deputy commissioner, Kohima, conducted an awareness programme on EVM and VVPAT at Kohima Orphanage on December 7. During the awareness programme, ADC of Kohima, Rhosietho Nguori, highlighted the various aspects of EVM and VVPAT functions. He also demonstrated on how the EVM and VVPAT work to the young and eligible voters who have applied for enrollment in the electoral roll. Besides the DC, mother of the orphanage, Neibanuo, booth level officer (BLO) and others were also present during the awareness programme.
Neinu condoles Tokishe’s demise
Dimapur, Dec. 7 (EMN): Leader of NPF Legislature Party, Kuzholuzo Neinu, has condoled the demise of Z Tokishe Sema, director of Information and Public Relation (IPR), who passed away on December 5. Neinu has described him as a promising officer who had done much for the uplift of the IPR department and for the media fraternity of Nagaland. Neinu added that his death was a great loss for the government and the Naga people. He further conveyed condolence to the bereaved family members and prayed for peace of the departed soul.
KMC informs on cleanliness wards
Dimapur, Dec. 7 (EMN): The Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) informed that the culmination programme of the ‘Annual inter-ward and shop cleanliness competition 2022’ would be held on December 13 at 2 pm in the conference hall of Kohima Municipal Council. The KMC administrator, T Lanusenla Longkumer, has requested all the wards to send two representatives each to attend the programme.
Skill development training underway in Chozuba
Dimapur, Dec. 7 (EMN): The District Industry Centre (DIC), Chozuba, in partnership with Kudatech Skill Centre, Dimapur, on December 6 inaugurated a 15-day intensive training programme on house wiring (electrician) at DIC Chozuba, with an intake capacity of 25 trainees. General Manager of DIC Chozuba, Cholzo Sophie, in his inaugural address said the employment avenue in the government sector is saturated and that skilling is the core of self-employment. Roko Kehie, a resource person from Kudatec, urged the trainees to be sincere to follow the rules and procedures. Kevirekho Kuotsu from Kudatech Skill Centre will be the main trainer during the workshop.
KCK condemns youth’s murder
Dimapur, Dec. 7 (EMN): The Kidima Community Kohima (KCK) has expressed shock and pain over the November 30 incident at Lerie Chazou, Kohima, where Thungchubemo Humtsoe was killed by Seketol Kiso from Kidima village. “We are at lost to say anything faced with such a tragic lost and remorseful situation but we sincerely feel the pain and would like to convey our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and his dear ones,” KCK stated in a press release. While condemning the murder, KCK stated that justice should be meted out per the law of the land.