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Nagaland news in brief: PDUW bans import of pig

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By EMN Updated: Apr 28, 2023 10:39 pm

PDUW bans import of pig

DIMAPUR — The Pig Dealers’ Union Wokha (PDUW), in its executive meeting held on April 27, decided to ban import of Assam local pigs starting from April 29. The ban on import of pig was necessitated as the rates are increasing due to Assam government’s ban on transportation of pigs through the state since March 13. The union has supported the Pork Butchers’ Union Dimapur and warned that it would take stern action against the defaulters. The union further appealed to the state government to address the issue at the earliest.

Training for women held in Phekerkriema village

The department of Women Resource Development, in collaboration with Village Adoption Committee (VAC) of 11 Northern Angami-II AC, conducted training on post harvest management, marketing management and value addition and processing of Naga king chilly on April 26 in Phekerkriema village under Kohima district. Altogether, 20 women beneficiaries were trained in the making Naga king chilly pickle. Speaking at the exit programme, the additional deputy commissioner of Chiephobozou and convenor of DPDB VAC, Alemyapang Longchar, highlighted the various activities and programmes implemented in the village. He also appreciated the efforts and cooperation of all the line departments in implementing the activities.

FAC holds cultural programme

The Culture Club and FAACSU of Fazl Ali College (FAC) in Mokokchung held a ‘One-day fazlian cultural mosaic’ on Friday. An update from the college stated that it is the second home for many students who come from different parts of the state. It added that to celebrate the diversity, the college organises cultural event every year where students showcase their unique cultural identity. It stated that the college’s principal, in his speech, encouraged the students to respect and appreciate each other’s culture. The assistant professor of History, Tejatseizo, also exhorted the students on opportunities of tourism, impact of globalisation and to have sense awareness. The Jubilee Students’ Union was the guest participant of the event.

Green-SONS deplores hunting

Green Succession of Nagaland State (Green-SONS) has expressed displeasure over the present hunting and poaching scenario in Nagaland where insensible Naga hunters kill wild animals and posted pictures of slain animals on social media. The organisation appealed to the Naga people to refrain from such activities during breeding season. The organisation also urged the village councils to ban all sorts of hunting in their respective jurisdictions during this season. The organisation further appealed to the government to take serious note about preservation and conservation of the state’s flora and fauna and not to accept wild animals as gifts from the hunters.

NDPP Wokha region holds picnic

Wokha region of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) organised a picnic-cum-get together programme at Doyang Bridge on Mokokchung road on April 25. The programme was chaired by Amos Odyuo, president of youth organisation NDPP Wokha region, while the welcome address was delivered by John Ezung, president of NDPP Wokha region. Meanwhile, NDPP Wokha region has expressed gratitude to Mhathung Yanthan, advisor of Agriculture, and Dr. Chumben Murry, advisor to the chief minister, for sponsoring the programme.

CMO Phek informs on medical board

The chief medical officer (CMO), Phek, has informed all heads of departments in the district that there would be district medical board for confirmation of service/ commutation of pension for Grade-III and Grade-IV in its office on May 10. All HoDs have been requested to submit the name-list of employees to undergo medical examination to the CMO on or before May 6.

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By EMN Updated: Apr 28, 2023 10:39:44 pm
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