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archiveSeptember 25, 2020

Nagaland

Teachers training on e-content & delivery system underway

Dimapur, September 25: Faculty Development Programme (FDP) for teachers of schools including higher secondary schools is being conducted by National Institute of Electronic and Information Technology (NIELIT), Kohima in collaboration with the Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE). The first batch of training started from September 23 and will continue till October 17 in which primary teachers, graduate teachers, assistant teachers & post-graduate teachers from all over Nagaland will be participating. The main objective of the training is to facilitate teachers in adopting e-learning or on-line classes for students in...
Nagaland

WRD launches Myki umbrella for women street vendors

Kohima, September 25: Nagaland Women Resource Development department today launched Myki Umbrella (parasol) and face mask for women street vendors. Launching the initiative, the umbrellas were officially handed over to the local women vendors by Advisor for Women Resource Development, R Khing at a brief function held at High School junction in the presence of department officials. Speaking on the occasion, Khing said during the COVID-19 pandemic it was the women street vendors who were out to sell the local products. The womenfolk not only look after their family but...
Nagaland

Kohima Cycles4change App launched

Kohima, September 25: Kohima Cycles4change App, a user friendly mobile app designed and developed by Kohima Smart City Development Ltd (KSCDL) for citizens and tourists alike was launched by Advisor to the Chief Minister of Nagaland, Abu Metha at the Integrated Command & Control Centre (ICCC), Kohima Smart City, Kohima on September 25. While lauding the effort of the IT team behind the app, Metha said, "We all know that technology is the way forward to finding solutions to everyday problems and everyday challenges." Metha also said that there is...
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State to observe World Tourism Day

Dimapur, September 25: The Department of Tourism, Nagaland has informed that World Tourism Day will be organized live with the theme 'The Emerging Delightful Destination' from September 27 to 30. The North Eastern Council (NEC), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) organizes the annual event 'Destination North-East' in different cities outside North Eastern Region (NER) with the objective of promoting and showcasing the rich heritages and opportunities of NER. In view of the prevailing pandemic, the Destination North East, 2020 will be organized through NIC/VC platform. It will...
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State BJP condemns ‘malicious tweets’ against NDPP

Dimapur, September 25: The BJP Nagaland has vehemently condemned what it said is the "malicious tweets" posted by unscrupulous element(s) from the twitter handle @tuhinshuvraB targeting the NDPP with frivolous allegations. "This is the second attempt by unknown miscreant(s) whose sole intention appears to be to try and sabotage the camaraderie enjoyed between the NDPP and the BJP coalition PDA Government in the State of Nagaland," said a State BJP statement. The BJP reminded that earlier on February 6, 2020, it had filed an FIR with the Cyber Crime Cell...
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Seized liquor worth over Rs. 1.6 crore destroyed in Kohima

Advisor for Excise, Sericulture & Minority Affairs Zhale-o Rio and others during the destruction of seized liquor on September 25. Kohima, September 25: Seized liquor worth more than Rs. 1.6 crore was destroyed today at KMC dumping site here on Friday. The seizures were made by 3rd Assam Rifles Kohima on March 23, 2019 in three locations- Check Gate, Kohima, Old NST area Kohima and New Market area near War Cemetery Kohima, Excise Department officials told reporters. The official said that the seized liquor was kept sealed by the Department...
Nagaland

Illegal Taxation: PAC Dimapur convenes meeting

Dimapur, September 25: The Public Action Committee (PAC) Dimapur has called a meeting with all CSOs of Dimapur on September 26 to discuss the rise in rampant illegal collection of money in and around Dimapur. PAC media cell requested all PAC members, president & secretaries of all tribal hohos, NWHD, DUCCF, DCCI, DNSU, BAN, ACAUT, Dimapur Sadar GB Association, non-Naga communities and transporters to attend the meeting on priority at Western Chakhesang Hoho conference hall, on September 26, at 11 am. Meeting not endorsed by us, says NCD However, the...
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Longsa farmer achieves ‘Mera Nuja’

Dimapur, September 25: One of the prestigious achievements and recognition of wealth that a farmer is bestowed upon and enters the wealthy elite in a village according to Ao ethos called 'Mera Nuja' was hosted by Mokokchung District on September 22. Retired teacher Imkongtemjen Jamir (71) and his wife Yangernungla (67) said in order to achieved this status and honour he first must perform another task called "Kimang Nuja" another prestigious act where he invites his relatives to partake in his harvest by cultivating the biggest jhum field. "I have...
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DD Kohima to telecast talk on RTE Act on Sept 26

Dimapur, September 25: The Kohima DLSA in collaboration with Doordarshan Kendra, Kohima held a talk/discussion on September 24 on Right to Education Act, 2009 at Dordarshan Kendra, Kohima as part of the monthly legal awareness activity. The panelists were Apila Sangtam, Mecheite U Kenye and Asenla Longkumer. The discussion covered on the importance of RTE Act, basic features of RTE, amendment in the constitution, reservation, curriculum and evaluation system at the state level and several other provisions directed to the State under RTE Act. The programme will be telecasted on...
Nagaland

Training on potager kitchen conducted at Longleng

Dimapur, September 25: The Department of Land Resources Longleng conducted a training on designs and upscaling of perma/potager kitchen garden concept at District Project Office Longleng on September 23. A brief introductory note was given by PBCA execution secretary, Tialemba Phom where he emphasized on the role and importance of kitchen garden particularly for a land locked-district like Longleng. In a worst case scenario situation like the prevailing Covid-19 case, the necessity of self-sustaining food security setup like kitchen garden becomes very important, he said and opined that churches and...
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