News in Brief
NNC to observe formation day
Naga National Council (NNC) has announced to observe its 73rd formation day on February 2 at 10 a.m. at Chedema Peace Camp, Nagaland. A press release issued by NNC joint secretary Acüyi Vadeo stated that Rev. Dr. Kevekhalo Lasuh would say grace while Adinno Phizo, president NNC, would deliver a speech on the occasion. It added that special song and voluntary speeches would be allotted to the guests. He has further requested all fellow countrymen to participate in the function.
PDDC to hold public rally
The people of Pughoboto under the banner of Sumi Aphuyemi Hoho and Pughoboto District Demand Committee (PDDC) have decided to hold a public rally under its jurisdictions on January 30 at Pughoboto town from 10 a.m. The main objective of the rally is to sensitise the public on the issues for creation of Pughoboto district. A joint press release issued by the committee convenor G Kivishe Pucho and the secretary Nitoshe Sheqi stated that the rally would be a non political, non partisan, and non violent, adding it would be a peaceful rally. The officials have requested all Aphuyemi to participate in the rally without fail. It further requested all to pray for the success of the rally.
Kandi public union convenes meet
Kandi Public Union (KPU) has convened a general meeting on February 3 from 11 a.m. at the KPU ground. The union general secretary, Hethinon Mesen has requested all the Kandi citizens to make it convenient to attend the meeting without fail. He has further solicited members to submit agenda on or before January 31.
NPF refutes news report
NPF central office has refuted the statement of one Tiameren, who reportedly claimed that NPF party had issued him the party ticket to contest in the forthcoming state assembly election. In an advertisement published by one local vernacular daily, Tiameren had reportedly convened a meeting of people living in and around Dimapur from 30 Alongtaki assembly constituency on January 26 claiming that the NPF party has issued him the ticket for the ensuing state assembly election. Stating that the working committee of the party is yet to meet and decide on the list of candidates, NPF press bureau stated that the mentioned claim was incorrect and misleading.
Dimapur sets up control room
In view of the upcoming election to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly, deputy commissioner and district election officer, Dimapur, Sushil Kumar Patel, has informed that a control room for Dimapur district has been set up with revenue officer, Dimapur, Atsungba Walling, as officer in charge. Any queries/ complaints, he has asked all concerned to contact the district control room on phone No.9402041471.
Free cataract camp in Zunheboto
Chief medical officer, Zunheboto, Dr. G Hokishe Sema has informed that a free cataract IOL surgery camp would be conducted at Hezukhu Memorial District Hospital, Zunheboto, from January 29 to February 1. The camp is being organised by National Programme for Control of Blindness, Nagaland. Eye specialist (surgeon) from Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK), Kohima, and NPCB directorate would conduct the camp.
DC Mon restricts carrying of cash
Deputy commissioner and district election officer, Mon, Thavaseelan K has informed to all concerned particularly the political parties, candidates and party workers that cash exceeding INR 50,000 found in a vehicle carrying a candidate, his agent or party workers or carrying posters or election materials or any drugs, liquor, arms or gift items which are valued at more than INR 10, 000 likely to be used for inducement of electors would be subject to seizure. The DC further informed members of the public that carrying any amount in cash exceeding INR 50,000 should always keep some relevant documents with them to substantiate the source and purpose of the money.
DC Tuensang convenes meet
Deputy commissioner and district election officer, Tuensang, L Jamithung Lotha has convened a consultative meeting of Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) of Tuensang district on January 31in his office’s chamber at 11 a.m. He has requested all members to attend the meeting positively.
SDO Tuensang informs on e-roll
Sub divisional officer and electoral registration officer in-charge of Tuensang, Pakon Phom has informed that the list of amendments to the draft electoral roll for the 51-Noksen, 52-Longkhim-Chare, 53-Tuensang Sadar-1, 54-Tuensang Sadar-11, 56-Noklak, 57-Thonoknyu and 58-Shamator- Chessore assembly constituency has been prepared with reference to January 1, 2018, as the qualifying date and in accordance with the Registration of Electors Rules, 1960. He added that a copy of the said roll together with the list of amendments has been published and made available for inspection at his office.
AAP supports Naga civil societies
Aam Admi Party (AAP), while supporting the common decision of the coordination committee of Naga civil societies for an early solution to the Naga political issue, has assured to take the issue on the street of Delhi with the support of its central leadership. AAP Nagaland convenor Dr. S Amos Longkumer felt that Naga issue should be resolved at the earliest so that the people could dawn of new era free from corruption and move with rest of the world. AAP further wished all concern citizens to use their wisdom for the betterment of Naga society.
RSU mourns death
Rengma Students’ Union (RSU) has mourned the sudden demise of Issac Khing, Deputy Director of Industries & Commerce and also the president of Rengma Sports’ Association (RSA). In a condolence message, RSU president Kisheto Kent and the vice president, Tenyebinlo Himb lamented that his demise was a loss for the students’ community in particular and Rengmas in general. It has further conveyed condolence to the bereaved family members and prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace.