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Nagaland news in brief: One drown in Wokha
One drown in Wokha
Wokha, Nov. 2 (EMN): One person drowned at Doyang (Mokokchung bridge) River on October 31 night when he along with three friends went for fishing and hunting. The deceased was identified as Aghoto Chophi (38) from Lotisami New Village. The body could be retrieved by search and rescue team comprising of Wokha District Disaster Management Authority (SDRF) and NDRF from Kohima on November 2 at around 11 am. (Our Correspondent)
Agri. dept. conducts training in Noklak
Dimapur, Nov. 2 (EMN): Department of Agriculture under Noklak division organised training on integrated pest management (IPM) at Lang in New Pangsha Village on November 2 with Pongyo (AFA), Puto (AFA), and Cholen (AO) as the resource persons. An update from the department stated that farmers were briefed on the importance of rodent pest management, effective control measures to prevent outbreak of rodents and also identification of natural predators that rely on rodent pests as a food source. Altogether, 30 farmers attended the training. Besides, rabi seeds were distributed to the farmers.
ECCAA undertakes community service
Dimapur, Nov. 2 (EMN): Eastern Christian College Alumni Association (ECCAA) undertook a community service on solid waste management on November 2. An update from the college stated that a short programme was held in the college conference room, where the ECCAA president, Jemima V Kits, led the programme, while a brief speech was delivered by Eneingulo-U Lasuh, ECCAA advisor and vice principal of ECC, on the importance to promote cleanliness. It added that Aheto Yeputhomi, chairman of Padumpukhuri village council, has expressed gratitude to the association for the contribution towards the village and to the society as a whole. Report stated that a total 25 dustbins were donated to the community.
WDPA informs members
Dimapur, Nov. 2 (EMN): The Wokha District Pensioners’ Association (WDPA) has informed all its registered members to renew their ID card-D and submit life certificate for 2022-23 between November 3 and 16 without fail. The members are directed to bring the ID card-D (original), recent passport photo, PPO Part–1 and II, bank account number, PAN card and photocopy of Aadhaar card.
Saint John’s School Diphupar ‘B’ celebrates cultural day
Dimapur, Nov. 2 (EMN): Saint John’s School in Diphupar ‘B’ celebrated its 2nd cultural day-cum-talent show on October 31 and November 1 at the school premises. The events included cultural show, songs, Bible recitation, speech, essay writing, poster making, dance, calligraphy writing etc. on different topics for the different classes. A debate competition was also held for classes 9 and 10 on the topic “Plastics should be banned”. During the programme, Mr and Miss LKG and UKG were bagged by Lijensor, Chipensangla, Dupre Lasuh and Hisingi Keppen respectively, while Litsaba and Mhasinuo were declared Mr and Miss Saint John’s titles respectively.
NSDMA appoints RTI officers
Dimapur, Nov. 2 (EMN): Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) under Home Department has appointed Kevisede Usou as the assistant public information officer (APIO), Thejangulie Zao as public information officer (PIO), and Temsuwangshi Jamir as first appellate authority (FAA). A DIPR report stated that the order has been issued with the approval of the Home Commissioner, Nagaland.
GPPK condoles Khate’s demise
Dimapur, Nov. 2 (EMN): The Gorkha Public Panchayat, Kohima (GPPK) has condoled the demise of Zakie Khate, former president of Angami Students’ Union (ASU), who passed away on October 31. “He was a humble and inspiring student leader who was also associated with Gorkhas of Kohima. The GPPK remembers him at this hour of grief for all that he had contributed in different forms to the Gorkha community of Kohima,” GPPK in a condolence message stated.