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archiveNovember 6, 2018

Nagaland

BJP Dimapur Diwali greetings

Dimapur, November 5: BJP Dimapur District has greeted the people of Nagaland on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights. "Let this auspicious festival of lights brighten the lives of all the people and bring good health, peace, happiness, prosperity and social harmony," it said while wishing all the people a very happy Diwali. (Page News Service)...
Nagaland

FGN appoints

Dimapur, November 5: The Kedahge of the Federal Government of Nagaland, Brig. (Retd) S. Singnya, as the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Nagaland, has in an order dated 1st November, 2018 appointed Maj. Gen. Kutsoru Lohe as the acting C-in-C of the Naga Army vice Lieut. Gen. TM Rhakho, C-in-C Naga Army on completion of his tenure with effect from November 7, 2018. The appointment was done based on the recommendation of the Council of Kilonsers and as per the provisions laid down in Chapter-16 of the Naga...
Nagaland

PDR clarifies

Dimapur, November 5: Regarding its press statement dated 4th November 2018, the People for Democratic Rights (PDR) has clarified that owing to oversight, it was mentioned that the daughter of a former Commissioner & Secretary, Tourism and currently Commissioner & Secretary, Sericulture recently cleared the NPSC 2017 exam as Assistant Archivist in the Department of Art & Culture. The PDR clarified that the daughter of the officer cleared NPSC as Research Assistant under Administrative Training Institute and not as published. It expressed regret for the mistake and apologized to the...
North East

Mizoram CM writes to PM seeking CEO’s removal; Shashank apologises

Aizawl, November 5: Amid growing demand for the ouster of Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S B Shashank, Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate removal of the CEO as "people have lost faith in him". Shashank Monday said he had "no intention to hurt the sentiments" of the state's civil societies and apologised for rankling them in any way. The NGO Coordination Committee, an umbrella body of major civil societies and student organisations, had sough Shashank's exit from the state, shortly after the...
North East

#MeToo: Assam policewoman accuses IPS officer of sexual

Guwahati, November 5: A senior Assam police official is the latest to be caught in the ongoing #MeToo storm after he was accused of sexually harassing his junior colleague. Majuli (HQ) Additional Superintendent of Police Leena Doley has charged Additional Director General (Law and Order) Mukesh Agarwal with sexual misconduct six years back. Agarwal could not be contacted for his reaction. "I am a survivor of sexual harassment at the workplace. In the March of 2012, one of my seniors, Mukesh Agrawal, IPS, then IGP (Logistics), offered to take me...
Nagaland

Joint coordination meet held

Dimapur, November 5: A joint co- ordination meeting was convened at DC's conference hall on November 1 with all the Heads of Offices in Kiphire to discuss regarding the cabinet meeting. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Kiphire, Mohammed Ali Shihab IAS. The DC encouraged all the Heads of Offices to perform their duties sincerely and whatever works they are instructed should be done successfully. He added that Kiphire district is fortunate to have such kind of cabinet meeting so he encouraged them to take it as a privileged...
Nagaland

Governor attends Gyan Kumbh at Haridwar

Dimapur, November 5: Governor of Nagaland P B Acharya attended the first Gyan Kumbh, the two day National Conference for qualitative improvement of Higher Education, which was inaugurated by President of India, Ram Nath Kovind on November 3 at Patanjali Vidyapeeth, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, which is being jointly organized by the Higher Education Department of the Uttarakhand Government and the University of Patanjali. In the afternoon Governor of Nagaland, P B Acharya was the Special Guest for the technical session of the Gyan Kumbh in which Education Ministers from various states...
North East

Meghalaya to auction coveted registration numbers for vehicles

Shillong, November 5: The Meghalaya government has decided to auction coveted unique registration numbers for the vehicles the starting price of which ranges from Rs 8000 to Rs 30,000, officials said Monday. The scheme is part of efforts to bring transparency in allotment of choice numbers and also to mobilise additional revenue for the transport department, they said. A notification to this effect signed by Transport Commissioner and Secretary M R Synrem was issued on Friday last. The minimum bid price of VIP registration numbers between 1 and 9 has...
Editorial

Our faults

In 1987 the world was introduced to the term millennial, named for the high school class that would graduate in 2000. Commonly portrayed as idealistic and overzealous, a class that talks more about their passion than jobs, the folk for whom what matters were happiness and fulfilment. This overzealous lot had passions which they had set once they were in the dream world designed by their parents. A kid who had a car to ride once s/he stepped into a degree college, had pocket money which is more than the...
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