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archiveSeptember 18, 2020


Treatment literacy on Hepatitis C held with injecting drug users

Dimapur, September 18: ARK Foundation with support from the Social Welfare Department and in collaboration with Bethesda YWC, Duncan TI Project, Dimapur conducted a programme on 'Treatment literacy on Hepatitis C' with the community of injecting drug users and staff on September 18. The programme was held through virtual connection by resource person from Kohima. It was conducted with the objective to create more literacy on Viral Hepatitis C, about the test and diagnosis and treatment aspect with the new treatment drugs called Directly Acting Antivirals (DAAs). President, ARK Foundation,...

COVID-19 Cess: LSU supports CNSA ultimatum

Dimapur, September 18: The Lotha Students' Union (LSU) has supported the CNSA ultimatum served to the State Government to immediately revoke COVID-19 cess on petrol and diesel. "Ever since the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic and its haywire nature the mediocre denizens livelihood aspects has been aggravated acutely," it said in a release while endorsing the CNSA demand to the State Government. "Besides inflation on assortment of commodities in the market the cess on petroleum products is now crippling the economic life of many at stake," it said. The LSU urged...

Akuluto SDO (E) office building inaugurated

Kiphire, September 18: The newly constructed office building of SDO (E) Akuluto was formally inaugurated by Executive Engineer (E), Er. Shiludi Longkumer, Zunheboto at Akuluto town today. The office has been functioning on a private rented house since its inception in 1986 and after 35 years has a new office. Addressing the formal gathering, EE (E) thanked the department head office, the engineer-in-chief and the chief engineer (D&R) for taking an important step while procuring a house for the smooth functioning of the department by providing important accessories to run...

Girl child achievers in academic field felicitated

Dimapur, September 18: Under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP), Wokha District administration and DLCW-MSK organized a short programme in the DC's conference hall, Wokha on September 18 to felicitate girl child who has achieved 100% transition and done exceptionally well in the field of education basing on last year academic results (2019). Cash incentives and citation were given to 17 schools under Wokha district. The award was categorized into two: Class 5 to class 6 (three schools) namely GHS Longtsung, GHS Mekokla and GHS L.Longidang. And class 8 to class...

DC Kohima notifies

Dimapur, September 18: With reference to the 'No Objection Certificates' (NOCs) issued by the village council/councils of T. Khel, P. Khel, D. Khel, L. Khel, Phesama, Meriema, Pfuchama, Jotsoma, Thizama and Kigwema, Deputy Commissioner Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie NCS has notified the public that any new developments along the RoW of the proposed 2-Lane Kohima-Bypass Road Project should not be undertaken by any individual/clans/groups/organizations. (Page News Service)...

Coordination meet deliberates Master plan for development of Noklak District

Dimapur, September 18: A co-ordination meeting with all the frontal organizations and area leaders of Noklak was held on September 16 in the DC's conference hall, Noklak under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Noklak, Reny Wilfred, IAS. The meeting focused on bringing comprehensive development in the district as a collaborative effort of all the concerned stakeholders and the District administration. DC presented an outline of a perspective plan for overall improvement in the District focusing of education career guidance, skill development, tourism, agricultural & agri processing, handicraft to boost the...

CM grateful for new medical college

Dimapur, September 18: Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio, has expressed gratitude to Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare for sanctioning the new Medical College at Mon in Nagaland. Rio said this will go a long way in fulfilling the needs of the far flung districts of the State as well as other neighbouring states like Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. The CM also sought the ministry's assistance for putting in place a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model for professional and efficient management of the project. Rio...

Launching prog of “Rozgar Do” postponed

Kohima, September 18 : Nagaland Pradesh Youth Congress (NPYC) today informed all DYCs and AYCs presidents, office bearers and state executives that the launching of "Rozgar Do" at Congress Bhavan Kohima on September 21 at 10:30 a.m. has been postponed to September 26 due to unavoidable circumstances. This was stated in a release issued by NPYC general secretary (Admn) Serangmong K. Sangtam. (Page News Service)...

Noklak issue directive on safe disposal of COVID kits

Dimapur, September 18: SDO (C) & Administrator, Noklak Town Council, Noklak, C. Phuniang, NCS has notified all to ensure safe disposal of COVID-19 kits. In an order, Phuniang said unregulated disposal of used safety kits like masks, hand sanitizer container, hand gloves/PPE kits have potential of causing adverse long term hazard to health and environment. Disposal of such materials need to be managed in a systematic /hygienic way by deposing in a safe place strictly ensuring that it is not littered around or thrown in stream, river and drainages, he...

SF seizes banned drugs

Dimapur, September 18: As part of the ongoing crackdown by Security Forces to prevent illegal activates in Nagaland, Dimapur Battalion seized contraband from general area Supply Colony, Dimapur on September 17. Based on specific intelligence regarding presence of contraband in general area Supply Colony, Dimapur Battalion along with police representative launched an operation and apprehended an individual along with 210 Spasmo Tablets (drug worth Rs 5250), two capsules of Brown Sugar Sunflower (worth Rs 7000) in addition to Rs 1,82,150 cash. The apprehended individual along with the seized contraband was...
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