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Nagaland News In Brief: NSF urges SAPO to reconsider decision
NSF urges SAPO to reconsider decision
Dimapur, Dec. 14 (EMN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has appealed to the Southern Angami Public Organisation (SAPO) to reconsider the latter’s decision not to allow Mao people to enter Southern Angami jurisdiction starting from December 15. The federation, in a communiqué to SAPO, stated that NSF was seized on the recent development wherein SAPO had announced its decision. “While refraining from commenting on the issue leading to the unfortunate announcement, the Federation sincerely appeals to your good office to reconsider the decision in light of the festive season and in the interest or the students’ community who will be returning home to join their families for Christmas,” NSF stated. “This is in the interest of upholding the unity of the Naga youth and students community,” the federation added.
Central team visits damaged 132kV tower
Dimapur, Dec. 14 (EMN): The Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) along with officials of the department of Power visited the site of the damaged tower of the 132kV Dimapur-Kohima transmission line at Pherima on December 13 for spot verification and damage assessment. The 132kV Dimapur-Kohima transmission line, which is a major lifeline of the state capital and beyond, has been frequently affected by natural calamities, a DIPR report stated. The report also stated that a landslide at Pherima along NH-29 eventually collapsed tower loc. No. 116 and another tower loc. No. 145 on the bank of Chathe River in Jharnapani.
NBOCWWB launches awareness campaign
Dimapur, Dec. 14 (EMN): Nagaland Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board (NBOCWWB) inaugurated an awareness campaign and field registration of building and other construction workers at the Kohima village council hall on December 13. The programme was organised under the leadership of Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio, and the chairman of NBOCWWB, Dr. Kekhrie Yhome.
Workshop for health officials held in Mokokchung
Dimapur, Dec. 14 (EMN): A district-level workshop on VPD surveillance and orientation on revised schedule for fractional dose of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine (IPV) for medical officers, DPM, BPM and BAC was held in the conference hall of the chief medical officer (CMO) in Mokokchung on December 14. An update from the CMO’s office stated that Seyiekhrienuo Belho, RRT-WHO, was the resource person of the training.
CMMFI programme to be held in Chozuba
Dimapur, Dec. 14 (EMN): The Chief Minister’s Micro Finance Initiative (CMMFI) sensitisation and awareness programme will be held on December 15 at Vamuzo Memorial Town Hall in Chozuba under Phek district. A notification issued by ADC Chozuba, Imokokla, directed the general manager of DIC, BDO of RD Block of Chetheba and Sekruzu, sub- divisional agriculture officer, representatives from veterinary dispensary, branch manager of SBI/ NStCB, all ward GBs of Chozuba town, all VCCs under Chozuba sub-division, all ward chairmen of Chozuba town, president of the business union, and presidents of CTWWS, CTYA, CTCSU along with five members to attend the programme positively.
NMHP holds review meeting
Dimapur, Dec. 14 (EMN): National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) under the directorate of Health and Family Welfare (DH&FW) held its quarterly review meeting-cum-orientation programme on Wednesday at IDSP hall, DH&FW. An update informed that Dr. Temsuyanger, Dr. Nuvotso Khesoh and Dr. Chikrozho Kezo were the resource persons of the orientation programme. The state programme officer of NMHP, Dr. Chikrozho Kezo, chaired the programme followed by an exhortation by the NHM mission director and presentations from the districts.
GPRN/NSCN condoles demise of cadets
Dimapur, Dec. 14 (EMN): GPRN/NSCN has condoled the demise of three of its members namely ‘major’ Cholen Chang from Chingmeilin village under Chang Region; ‘lance corporal’ Tito Murumi from Shothu-B village under Sumi region; and ‘under secretary’ Adi Jack Yimkhiung from Shamator town under Yimkhiung region, who passed away on different dates. “GPRN/NSCN expresses grief over the untimely demise and loss of our three active and spirited comrades. They were true assets, capable and actively involved in their assignments and responsibilities for the Naga nation till their last breath. Their service and legacy for the cause of the Naga nation is very much honored and will be fondly remembered and recorded in the pages of the Naga history,” GPRN/NSCN stated in a condolence message.
NSCN (IM) condoles demise of cadets
Dimapur, Dec. 14 (EMN): NSCN (IM) has condoled the demise of three of its members namely deputy kilonser T Vikhato Chophy from Union Territory; razou peyu Bs. Samuel Anal from Khurmi region and Major P Kawshingbou from Kadi Part-I under Makuilongdi region. “They served the Naga nation with unwavering patriotism until their demise. The void created by their death is deeply felt and would be difficult to fill in. For their selfless contributions to the Naga national cause, their names shall be recorded in the pages,” NSCN (IM) stated in a condolence message.