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DC Dimapur cautions against obstructing frontline workers movement

Dimapur, August 8: Having noticed obstruction of entry and exit of health workers and frontline workers from their wards/colonies for performing duties by some individuals or group of individuals, DC Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan has cautioned any individual/organization issuing unwarranted directives/statement which infringe on individual rights and in violation of Government orders will be liable to be punishable under Sec 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). In an order, the DC said support and cooperation from all is required in the...

Webinar on women’s safety and security held

Dimapur, August 8: Peace Channel and NEISSR Dimapur organized a webinar on women's safety and security on August 8. The resource persons for the webinar were Asha Sanchu, Director Miqlat Ministry and Gracy Aye and state coordinator SRCW, Government of Nagaland. The webinar was moderated by Vitono Haralu, the trainer cum consultant of Peace Channel. Fr. Dr. C.P. Anto, Director Peace Channel and Principal of NEISSR in his introductory remarks said that who is primarily responsible for the safety and security of women and girls in our society? It's the...
North East

ACCI threatens to go on 72-hour shutter down strike

Itanagar, August 8: The Arunachal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has threatened to go on a 72-hour shutter down strike from Monday over its demand for automatic renewal of trade licences and gap funding of traders through bank loans, officials said. ACCI president Tarh Nachung and general secretary Toko Tatung on Friday told reporters that they had submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister Pema Khandu on April 27 and to chief secretary Naresh Kumar on July 31 about their demands. The demands of the traders body include automatic renewal...
North East

5-month-old kidnapped in Assam, body found buried in jungle

Silchar, August 8: The body of a five-month-old baby, allegedly kidnapped from home while his parents were asleep, was recovered from a jungle in Assam's Cachar district, police said on Saturday. The body was dug out in the jungle in the Rangirghat area on Friday and sent for postmortem to the Silchar Medical College and Hospital, they said. The baby was abducted on the night of August 4 after the kidnappers entered the house through a window, police said. The kidnappers demanded Rs 10 lakh as ransom from the family,...
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