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archiveJune 18, 2018


Workshop on state measles & rubella vaccination campaign begins

Dimapur, June 18: A three-day programme for State measles and rubella vaccination campaign workshop and training of trainers Nagaland got underway today at Hotel De Oriental Grand, Kohima with Commissioner & Secretary Heath & Family Welfare, I. Himato Zhimomi as the guest speaker. Officials from WHO, UNICEF, Lions Club, officials representing Nagaland Government and UNDP also attended the programme. In his opening remarks, Himato thanked all the officers from the Government of India and various other departments from Government of Nagaland for their cooperation and assured all possible help from...

CM meets Suresh Prabhu

Dimapur, June 18: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio met Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu at his office in New Delhi today and discussed various issues regarding civil aviation and air connectivity to Nagaland. The Chief Minister appraised the Union Minister on Greenfield Airport at Ciethu Kohima and requested him to look into the matters. The Union Minister assured that the Ministry will soon send technical team to do all the necessary assessment for the final approval at the earliest. The CM was accompanied...

ENCSU seeks scholarship for theologians

Dimapur, June 18: The Eastern Nagaland College Students' Union (ENCSU) has appealed to the Government of Nagaland to give scholarship to theological students from Nagaland. In a representation to the Chief Minister, the ENCSU urged the State Government to announce scholarship to theologians from State share or from the central sponsored scheme. On the need to give scholarship to theologians, the ENCSU said college admission and monthly fees of students theology is more than the other secular students in Nagaland. It said "some of the students could not even complete...

Seized IMFL, expired items destroyed at Diphupar

DIMAPUR, JUNE 18: In a drive against illicit liquor initiated by the Diphupar Naga Women Organisation (DNWO) along with Diphupar Naga Youth Organization (DNYO) liquor worth Rs 2.5 lakhs (approx) besides other expired items amounting to further Rs 10,000 were destroyed at Diphupar Village on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, DNWO chairperson Ajano Lotha said that the liquor was confiscated from within the village jurisdiction from 26 outlets fronting as legitimate business units. The drive was conducted between April 25 and June 15. She affirmed that the DNWO will continue...

Career counselling organized at Dimapur

Dimapur, June 18: In a bid to generate more career awareness amongst students, Genius Career Guide, a unit of Dia Education Foundation, on Monday organized a one-day career counseling and motivation programme here at Hotel Acacia, Dimapur. The purpose of the programme was to provide more options and opportunities related to different careers amongst students of the state of Nagaland. Participating as chief guest, Editor of Nagaland Post Geoffrey Yaden said that unemployment in the country is a major problem and Skill India Scheme was indeed introduced to counter this...

Patient Care Centre inaugurated at Dimapur

Dimapur, June 18: Principal of Eastern Bible College Rev. (Dr.) Thungdemo Ngullie today inaugurated a 'Patient Care Centre' here at NStCB building, opposite Town Hall, Dimapur. The laboratory is a franchise of Apollo Diagnostics and will serve as collection centre for Apollo Diagnostics. Talking about the centre, Dr. Kahuka Sema, propitiator, said that the centre will facilitate people to have their blood tested from Apollo without going outside as the centre will send the samples to Apollo and the reports will be received next day. He informed that for now...

BJP Nagaland condoles

Dimapur, June 18: The BJP Nagaland has expressed grief at the untimely demise of senior member NC Max, former BJP Peren District president and son of Late NC Zeliang, a party pioneer on Monday night. Late NC Max was a loyal party worker whose loyalty stood the test of time and stood with the party through thick and thin throughout its history of tumultuous development, said a condolence message from the party. The State BJP expressed condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to rest in...

NSA holds meet with ANPSA

Dimapur, June 18: The Naga Scholars' Association and representatives of the All Nagaland Private Schools' Association (ANPSA) had a joint initiative on June 17 in Dimapur. The main concern of the meeting was to identify the challenges in the school education system in Nagaland and to address those challenges towards improving the system in the state. A NSA release said some of the challenges pertain to the step-motherly treatment meted to the private schools by the higher authorities concerned in the policy and implementation levels. The issues range from non-representation...

Andreas Granqvist’s VAR-assisted penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea

Nizhny Novgorod, June 18: Andreas Granqvist’s VAR-assisted penalty handed Sweden a deserved 1-0 FIFA World Cup win over South Korea at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Monday. The win takes Janne Andersson’s side joint top in Group F with Mexico after their shock win over reigning champions Germany. The European side were dominant throughout and were twice denied by goalkeeper Cho Hyun-woo before another dramatic intervention by VAR shortly after the hour. Substitute Kim Min-woo appeared to have hacked down Viktor Claesson, and, after initially waving away furious appeals from...

NIMAS’ Everester team felicitated

ITANAGAR, JUNE 18: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd) felicitated the Mount Everesters team from National Institute for Mountaineering and Allied Sports (NIMAS), Dirang, West Kameng district, at Raj Bhavan here on Sunday. The 8-member expedition team from the premier institute comprising of 6 Army personnel and 2 civilians had scaled the highest mountain peak of the world on May 19-20 last. The NIMAS team led by its Director Col Sarfraz Singh reached the summit of Mount Everest in 2 batches. The summitters are: mountaineering instructor Havaldar Sanjay...
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