Nagaland State Round up
DYC conference concludes
Dimapur District Youth Convention was successfully conducted on March 29, organized by Youngs’ Club, Sponsored by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Dimapur under the theme, ‘Exploring Possibilities’. Petevito Nakhro, speaker Dimapur Naga Student’s Union was invited as the special guest. While addressing the youth, he urged the youth to come forward with positive mindset in giving services to the society. He also challenged the youths to take active participation in any activity to explore the potentialities and work towards for the betterment of oneself as well as for the society as a whole. He gave the clarion call for the youths to eradicate the evil of tribalism and unite for the betterment of our future. While delivering his speech he also explained the need of ‘Dignity of Labor’ in Naga society. The programme was chaired by Zhove Lohe, keynote address by Vizito Tetso. The programme was enthralled by songs presented by Amenli Yeptho, Tsitsi and friend. Vote of thanks was pronounced by Apenta Sumi.
WSBAK youth leaders’ training
The WSBAK Youth Department conducted youth leaders’ training at WSBAK Mission Center, Aküvüto from March 25-27. The resource persons were HS Rotokha, secretary, I Lozhevi and K Hesso from Sümi Literature Board. The speakers were Rev S Vitoshe Swu, executive secretary, Easter H Shohe, Secy. Women Deptt, Khetoni Shikhu, women evangelist and Inotoli S Chisho, office assistant WSBAK. The training particularly focused on learning the Sümi vernacular and also on preserving our culture and tradition. Around 160 youth leaders and language teachers attended the training. The WSBAK youth secretary has meanwhile expressed gratitude to the resource persons, speakers, youth leaders under WSBAK and all participants for making the programme successful.
Fire incident at Vihokhu village
A fire in Vihokhu village broke out at 2:30 pm gutting down two pharmacies, one grocery shop, a cycle repair shop, electric rice mill, fifteen other small shops and a house on rent by the Vihokhu Baptist Church in which four families were living has been completely razed to the ground. Diphupar police station on receiving the alert rushed to the place but could do little to stop the raging fire aided by the strong gusts of wind experienced throughout the day. On spot assessment of police said more than one crore of rupees has been destroyed. However, the cause of the fire has not been determined.