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archiveJanuary 26, 2020

Editorial

Introspection needed

As we celebrate the 71st Republic Day, it is also an occasion to introspect whether we have lived up to the values of the country's freedom struggle for which millions suffered and thousands sacrificed their lives. True, that post-Independent India has survived as a secular democratic country, in form if not in substance, while several other nations which achieved independence have been facing perpetual crisis for their very survival. But is that enough? The Constitution of India proclaims the country to be a secular democratic and socialist republic but have...
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On Socialist Secular character embedded in our Constitution

Dear Madam, The Preamble of our Constitution says that we are a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic. But a section of people argue that since the words - Socialist and Secular - were not there in the original Constitution therefore they can be ignored. This is a dangerous propaganda based on half-truth. It is true that these words were not in the Preamble when Constitution came into effect on 26 January 1950. It was incorporated by the 42nd Amendment Act in 1976. But the Socialist Secular character was embedded in...
SC JAMIR
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SC Jamir gets Padma Bhushan

Dimapur, January 25: Former Nagaland Chief Minister Dr SC Jamir, former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and leading industrialists Anand Mahindra...
Nagaland

DC Peren inform HoDs

Dimapur, January 25: Deputy Commissioner Peren, Sentiwapang Aier has informed all Heads of Department under Peren District that the Government of Nagaland has already notified the first phase of census namely house listing & housing census and updating of National Population Register (NPR) which is to be conducted from May 1 to June 15, 2020. Informing that as per Section 3 of the Census Rules 1990, teachers, clerks or any officials of the State Government can be appointed as enumerators and supervisors, the DC directed all HoDs to extend cooperation...
Nagaland

NSRLM holds financial inclusion mela

Dimapur, January 25: The Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission, Jakhama Block held a financial inclusion mela in collaboration with various line departments to commemorate Republic Day 2020 on January 25 at Kigwema Village Council Hall. Resource persons from Department of Labour, Health & Family Welfare, Social Welfare, India Post, Payment Bank and SBI came together to explain various schemes that can be availed and also clarify doubts regarding the schemes. To encourage small savings and make accessible the services provided by formal financial institutions, Senior Manager, India Post, Payment Bank,...
Nagaland

DC Dimapur informs

Dimapur, January 25: DC Dimapur has informed all heads of department/offices under Dimapur District that attendance at the Republic Day function will be mandatory. Attendance of all departmental officers and staff will be taken at DDSC Stadium at 9 am and 4 pm on January 26. The attendance sheet should be handed over to Khiuzan Kaurinta, EAC (Est) Dimapur. Further the DC directed all markets and shops to remain closed till 12 Noon on January 26. (Page News Service)...
Nagaland

Weekly market at Kiphire from Jan 31

Dimapur, January 25: DC Kiphire, Sarita Yadav has notified that from January 31 a regular weekly market in Kiphire Town will begin in order to help and promote farmers, local entrepreneurs, self-help groups, etc and to provide Agri linkage and marketing prospects to other markets and town. The weekly market will also provide easy access for public to local produce and other basic commodities. A regular weekly market will be held at Kiphire town daily market area from morning 5 am to 1 pm and the Administrator, Kiphire town council...
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