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ESSU demands resumption of school building construction in 4 villages

Dimapur, August 5: The Eastern Sumi Students' Union (ESSU) has demanded resumption of school building construction works in four villages - GMS Viyilho, GMS Kelto, GMS Shevishe and GMS Ngozubomi under SDEO Aghunato - on or before August 20. The construction of the school buildings should be done strictly as per the work order specification including the ramps/handrails for children with special needs, rainwater harvesting facility, furniture, play material, fire extinguishers and electrification, it demanded. In a press release, the ESSU said after it highlighted the issue of incomplete and...

CII Nagaland holds state council meeting

Dimapur, August 5: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Nagaland State council meeting was held on August 4 through virtual platform. In the meeting, the CII Nagaland decided to conduct a series of workshops, seminars and conferences on virtual platforms on topics of economic relevance with particular reference to Nagaland in the context of changed economic ecosystem brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and consequences following it. These events will be done by inviting Industry leaders from across the country and in collaboration with the Government of Nagaland. The members...

KSCDL rolls out online cycling survey for citizens

Dimapur, August 5: The Kohima Smart City Development Ltd has rolled out online cycling survey for citizens aimed at having a deeper understanding of how citizens think about cycling. The online survey comes about in continuation of the India Cycles4Change Challenge where Kohima is participating along with 95 other cities. It is an initiative of the Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India which will conclude by October 2020. Any concerned citizen who likes to cycle or has an interest in cycling can participate in...

CNC declares 3-days national fasting & prayer

Dimapur, August 5: The Council of Nagalim Churches (CNC) has declared three days national fasting and prayer from August 7 to 9. CNC general secretary, Ikato Chishi Swu appealed to all denomination, churches and prayer groups in Nagalim and also informed all the regions, units, battalions, brigades and churches under CNC to conduct the three days fasting and prayer in their respective churches and places. (Page News Service)...

ZSU opposes

Dimapur, August 5: The Zhadima Students' Union (ZSU) has opposed what it called the "irrational decision" of the State Government calling a large number of Nagaland police personnel from across the State to the 10th IR battalion at Zhadima village for training. "At a time when the Village authority has been following all necessary guidelines to prevent and contain the spread of COVID-19 as per the laid down SOPs, the irrational decision of the government comes as a threat to the safety and security of the residents, and is against...

DoTe informs candidates for Agri & Allied, para-medical courses

Dimapur, August 5: The Directorate of Technical Education has informed candidates for Nagaland State Entrance Examination (NSEE) 2020 for selection of candidates to undergo courses in Agri & Allied and Para-Medical against the State allotted seats that the conduct of NSEE 2020 was not considered to be held due to the pandemic conditions and restrictions thereof. In lieu, the recommendations of the constituted committee on the methodology for determining the Merit List 2020 have been approved. Director, DoTE, Er Arjun Singh informed that the Common Selection Board (CSB) has accorded...

Disinfection of Noklak town to be carried out on Aug 6

Dimapur, August 5: Senior Medical Officer, CHC Noklak, Dr Victor N.C has notified that the Medical Department Noklak will be carrying out disinfection of Noklak town area including market places, DC office and official residence on August 6 from 6 am onwards and installation of hand sanitizing corner at the main entrance to DC office complex. The SMO informed the general public to remain indoor during the disinfection procedures to avoid unwanted side-effects of disinfection. (Page News Service)...

ADC Pughoboto informs

Dimapur, August 5: Additional Deputy Commissioner Pughoboto, Thungchanbemo Tungoe has informed that a meeting of Pughoboto Sub-Divisional Task Force for COVID-19 with Sumi Aphuyemi Hoho in connection with the installation of Truenat Machine at CHC Pughoboto has been convened on August 10 at 12 Noon at DB Hall, ADC Office Pughoboto. All members have been requested to attend the meeting without fail including contractor Nitovi Aye. (Page News Service)...

Tetso College conducts webinar on Participatory Democracy

Dimapur, August 5: Tetso College Dimapur on Tuesday organized a Webinar on "Participatory Democracy - Activism as Tool for Critical Engagement" with James Pochury, a program officer from an international NGO in New Delhi as the speaker. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Aniruddha Babar; a Political Scientist, Lawyer and an expert in International Law and attended by students from different parts of Nagaland, faculty members and respected members of the society. James Pochury spoke about necessity of political activism and how it is relevant to a present day situation...
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