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Vol XXVI No. 313

DIMAPUR thursday, october 20, 2016

Framework only a preamble: CM

Final agreement after wide consultations with all stake holders DIMAPUR, OCT 19 (NPN): Nagaland chief minister T.R. Zeliang opined that though the contents of the ‘Framework Agreement’ signed between the government of India and NSCN (I-M) on August 3, 2015 were not made known, yet, as per the explanations made by Interlocutor R.N. Ravi, it was only a “preamble to final solution” containing directions and guidelines on how the solution should be worked out. According to CMO, the chief minister, said this while addressing a huge gathering at the first conference of Naga Village Authority of South Nagalim at the local ground of Tagaramphung, Senapati (Tahamzam) district Manipur on Wednesday. Zeliang said that as per his understanding the framework was like a preamble of intention and commitment by both parties to settle the Naga political issue amicably and peacefully on the basis of “shared sovereignty and understanding each other’s situations and viewpoints, including the recognition of the unique history and situation of the Nagas”. He also said the details of the final agreement would be finalised only after a wide

ANDMSA 30-day ultimatum on govt DIMAPUR, OCT 19 (NPN): All Nagaland District Ministerial Service Association (ANDMSA) on Wednesday served a 30-day ultimatum on the state government to respond to its 3-point charter of demands submitted earlier. ANDMSA president, Shilumenba Alinger, vice president, Inato Sangtam, and general secretary, T. Limhachan Kithan, said the demands include amalgamation of directorate cadre and district ministerial cadre into common ministerial cadre; creation of HA/Sr. HA in all independent DDOs of districts and SDHA/ accountant in the sub-divisions; re-designation and elevation of DHA and senior HA post to that of district superintendent class-I gazetted; and SDHA/ accountant to that of asst. superintendent class-II. ANDMSA said demand for amalgamation into common ministerial cadre was because recruitment policy and criteria of both the cadre were same. Alleging step-motherly treatment, the association said the recruitment policy and criteria of the entry point was same for both district ministerial cadre and directorate cadre, but the former had to retire from Grade-III and the latter from Class-I (A) gazetted. ANDMSA demanded elevation of DHA and senior HA post to that of district superintendent class-I gazetted and SDHA/accountant to that of asst. superintendent class-II. ANDMSA warned of its own course of action if the government failed to respond positively.

This is it!

“We invite you to invest in Nagaland. You’ll have to get used to being without power for hours.” K Y M C

Zeliang being welcomed at Tagaramphung local ground in Senapati on Wednesday. (CMO)

range of consultations with all stake holders. He said, considering the positive approach of Centre under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it was an opportune time to bring the Naga peace talk to its logical conclusion and not to let it linger on indefinitely. Calling on all not to leave the problem and bequeath it to the future Naga generations, Zeliang urged upon people to be positive in their approach and to have faith in the wisdom and good intention of their leaders who are negotiating a final agreement. He also emphasised on the need for Nagas to remain united and stand firm “to protect our land and way of life” so that no government or

authority or any other community would be able to divide and dominate Nagas and take away their land and birth right. Zeliang opined that such a unity and oneness would also enable the Southern Nagas to work together for the correction of the imbalances in economic development besides in the delimitation of Assembly constituencies between the hills and the valley areas of Manipur state. Sounding the poll bugle for Manipur Assembly elections, Zeliang called upon the Nagas to unite under the NPF, saying NPF stands not only for the cause and the unity of the Nagas, but also for the cause and the unity of the tribals of the North East. “We can defeat the antitribal forces, and the anti-tribal

measures, including the recently passed anti-tribal legislations in Manipur,” Zeliang. Zeliang questioned the Ibobi-led government, wondering why “it was not happy when various political groups have chosen the path of negotiation and have come forward to hold talks with the government of India?” He affirmed that the “Naga political and peace dialogues will not infringe on political rights of the Meiteis” and that “upholding the rights of the tribal people or granting more autonomy to the tribal people of the State would not adversely affect the rights of the Valley people.” On the other hand, Zeliang said his government was also “persistently asking NSCN (K) to have peace talks with the Government of India and to have Ceasefire with the Government of Myanmar so that permanent peace can be ushered in for the people of Myanmar.” If necessary, Zeliang said he would request the Prime Minister of India to talk to his counterpart in Myanmar to ensure early and peaceful resolution to conflicts, so that the people can live in peace and harmony and to enable development to take place in the border areas. The chief minister was accompanied by his cabinet colleagues, ministers-- Tokheho Yepthomi and Yitachu and Rajya Sabha MP K.G. Kenye.

Security breach: SBI blocks over 6 lakh debit cards MUMBAI, OCT 19 (IANS): Following a suspected security breach, the State Bank Of India (SBI) has blocked more than 600,000 debit cards of its customers and will issue fresh cards to them, official sources said here on Wednesday. The malware-related security breach was reportedly detected in the non-SBI ATM network and the move is intended to ensure that customer’s confidential personal data is not compromised while swiping. Confirming, a SBI spokesperson said that card network companies NPCI, MasterCard and Visa had informed various banks in India about a potential risk to some cards in India “owing to a data breach”. “Accordingly, SBI has taken precautionary measures and have blocked cards of certain customers identified by the networks,” the spokesperson said, without revealing the exact number of customers who would be affected. SBI emphasised that its own systems have absolutely not been compromised and existing cardholders are not at any risk and can continue to use their cards as usual. Meanwhile, SBI will issue new cards free of cost to the affected customers in the incidents affecting the cards industry. According to banking circles, several other banks have also experienced similar problems as a few ATMs have been hit by a malware.


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Education institutions must focus on job-oriented skills, says Patton

Patton with students, faculty members of SD jain HSS and others on Wednesday. (NP) Staff Reporter

DIMAPUR, OCT 19 (NPN): Nagaland Home minister, Y. Patton on Wednesday urged upon educational institutions in the state to lay more emphasis on job-oriented skills rather than result oriented education. Addressing the students, teachers and parents on the occasion of the 69th foundation day of Shree Digambar (SD) Jain Higher Secondary School in Dimapur, Patton opined that by doing so, students would be able to enhance their skills to face the future. He said SD Jain HSS established in 1947, one of the oldest private schools in Dimapur district, was focused not only on result oriented education but stressed on imparting extra-curricular activities, skill development and all round development of students’ personality. He said the students,

being the privileged ones, should uphold the integrity and good image of the institution through hard work. The minister also lauded the school for producing 82 state rank holders including six times state toppers in HSLC and four times state toppers in HSSLC. He encouraged the students of the senior level to keep up the prestige of the school. Patton said: “It is time you should set a target or objective to be achieved in your future endeavors and work towards it”. On the occasion, Patton also announced cash awards to those students, who would make it to the top 10 in HSLC examination. Earlier, Patton also released the school bulletin and gave away the trophies to subjects’ toppers of the school. Jain Samaj president, Omprakash Sethi in his short

speech acknowledged the support from various organizations and individuals, particularly secretary of School Managing Committee, Ajay Sethi and his team and School Principal, Reji Abraham and all the teachers for their contribution. He further assured all possible help to the school management in the future. Speeches were also delivered by secretary, School Managing Committee, Ajay Sethi, Arenudevi Jaiswal on behalf of parents. School report was tabled by the principal. The first session was followed by cultural programme. Patton was accompanied by parliamentary secretary Fisheries, Printing & Stationery Shetoyi, chairman DAN & NBRM Dr. Longriniken; advisor, legal Metrology & Consumer Protection & DUDA Thowang Konyak and Police commissioner, Liremo Lotha.

India, Myanmar to expand security, economic ties MDTOA to impose indefinite NEW DELHI, OCT 19 (PTI): Resolving to expand security ties, India and Myanmar today decided to boost cooperation in a vast range of areas including guarding the 1,640-km-long border even as the two traditionally close neighbours asserted that the States which encourage, support or finance terrorism must be hold accountable. The two sides inked three pacts to enhance ties in power, banking and insurance sectors after comprehensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi while sectors like oil and gas, agriculture, renewable energy and health care were identified for deeper engagement. The Prime Minister told Suu Kyi that India will stand with Myanmar with full support and solidarity in the country’s new journey towards democracy and development while noting that the security interests of both the neighbours are closely aligned. “We have agreed that a close coordination to ensure security in

Narendra Modi shakes hands with Aung San Suu Kyi before their meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI)

the areas along our border, and sensitivity to each other’s strategic interests, will serve the interests of both our countries,” Modi said in a press statement in presence of Suu Kyi. In her comments, the Myanmerase leader invoked Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru and said Myanmar drew huge inspiration from the two Indian leaders in its struggle for democracy and was looking for India’s support

for the country’s development aspirations. The Prime Minister said it was agreed to enhance bilateral engagement in several areas incluidng agriculture, power, renewable energy and power sector. A joint statement said State State Counsellor Suu Kyi condemned the Uri terrorist attack while Modi condemned the recent armed attacks against three border posts in the northern part of Rakhine State.

“Both sides condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations as well as all acts, methods and practices of terrorism wherever, by whomever, against whomsoever committed and agreed that the fight against terrorism should target terrorists, hold to account terror organisations, networks and also states that encourage, support or finance terrorism in any way,” it said. It said terrorism is “first and foremost” a violation of human rights and that there can be no justification for extending support, financing, provision of material resources or training to terrorists who destroy innocent lives. The two countries also called for the expeditious finalisation of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism by the UN. “Both sides shared the view that maintaining security along the border is essential for the socio-economic development of the border area. “In this regard, both sides underlined their mutual re-

spect for sovereignty and territorial integrity, and reaffirmed their shared commitment to fight insurgent activity and the scourge of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations,” the statement said. The two countries expressed commitment not to allow insurgent groups to use their soil for hostile activities against each other and stressed the need to resolve outstanding boundary demarcation issues as soon as possible. Myanmar shares a 1,640km-long border with a number of North Eastern states including Nagaland and Manipur. India has been raising with Myanmar the issue of several North East militant outfits having training camps in that country. It was that the border guarding forces on both sides would further coordinate and exchange information. Welcoming Suu Kyi, the Prime Minister described India as her second home and assured that “India and its friendship will stand with you in full support and solidarity.”

‘chakka bandh’ from Nov 1


Mokokchung, Oct 19 (NPN): Mokokchung District Truck Owners Association (MDTOA) has resolved to impose indefinite “chaka bandh” on all the roads connecting Mokokchung town starting from November 1, to protest against the state government’s failure to repair the Mokokchung-Mariani road. Ambulance, magistrate on duty, police and paramilitary force, medical and press have been exempted from the purview of the bandh, said MDTOA. If informed that the bandh will be enforced in total without any consideration. Informing this to the media persons, the MDTOA in the presence of representatives from All Nagaland Taxi Association Mokokchung Zone, Pick up Union and Private Bus Owners Union Mokokchung, said that it had earlier submitted a representation to the responsible department

Chumu organizations flay police action ENCSU resumes its phase-III stir DIMAPUR, OCT 19 (NPN): Chumukedima Town Youth Organisation, Chumukedima Town Student Union, Chumukedima Town Mothers Association and Chumukedima Town Head Gaon Bura have condemned the action of the police in Chumukedima on October 17. In a joint statement, members of CTYO Vibu M e d oz e ; C T S U H ov i s e Naleo; CTMA Dievilhoutuono and head GB Kelenguzo Kuotsu alleged that the police arrested some of its leaders and lathi-charged the youths without any reason and injured the public. The organizations cautioned they would not remain mere spectators and watch the public being beaten up. In an oblique reference to the alleged kingpins, they said “when the non-Nagas are robbing us in daylight, why are the police personnel defending the non-Nagas and fighting against us? The organizations also questioned the police action for allegedly “raiding into

private resident and beating up the public, shelling tear gases even in front of Chumukedima head G.B. and affecting the elderly and school children inside their classroom.” Accusing the police of pelting stones blindly at the public, the bodies said that the “stones entered classrooms, creating fear among school children, forcing public to enter school compound for shelter and disturbing and creating much confusion in school, harassing and insulting minors”. The organizations also alleged that some police personnel were on duty under the influence of alcohol and crossing beyond limit. In this regard, the organizations questioned police as to why the public were lathi-charged when they were holding a peaceful bandh fighting for our rights? They reminded that the police should be controlling the law and order situation, rather than instilling violence. CCTA: Expressing grief at the injury allegedly inflicted

by police on some of its volunteers during the bandh called by CCoFA, the Chumoukedima Chambers of Commerce and Trade Association (CCCTA) on Wednesday asked whether the fuel adulteration was a legal business and public agitation against the scam and corruption was illegal. I n a p r e s s r e l e a s e, CCCTA president, Avi Chase, and general secretary, James Kin, questioned “are we living in a democratic country or under a dictatorship.” They said if the police action was to disperse the crowd to avoid the situation from escalation then did it necessitate seven to eight policemen to surround a volunteer and thrash him with lathi and kick him continuously 3-4 minutes. “Is this act not so inhuman, barbaric, total brutality and amount to attempt to murder?” the signatories asked. Further, CCCTA alleged that the police officer not only failed to control his (Cont’d on p-7)

DIMAPUR, OCT 19 (NPN): Eastern Nagaland College Students’ Union (ENCSU), which had temporarily suspended its phase wise protest on October 7 last, resumed the phase-III agitation on Wednesday at 6am at Tuensang, ‘HQ of Eastern Nagaland’. In a press release, ENCSU Tuensang unit stated that the agitation began after holding a short orientation for the volunteers, who were briefed on the demands of the union. It stated that first day of the agitation, which involved restricting the movement of government vehicles, was successful and peaceful in nature. The unit stated that the agitation was supported by the federating units of ENSF as directed and volunteered by the Confederation of Chang Students’ Union, Chang Students’ Union Tuensang Town, Khiamniungan Students’ Union and United Sangtam Students’ Conference in Tuensang. During the first hour, the union said it closed down all the government offices and put up banner that read “Justice delayed is justice denied. Locked until justice is delivered. Locked down by ENCSU - No MBBS, No Functioning’’. ENCSU unit said the public extended cooperation to day long agitation, which concluded peacefully. It added that one government vehicle was confiscated by the union. Meanwhile, the union affirmed that the agitation would proceed till its demands were met.

One of the government offices locked down.

USSC: As directed by ENSF to resume phase-III agitation called by the ENCSU over the demands of four MBBS seats, the United Sangtam Students’ Conference (USSC) said it organised agitation at Kiphire on Wednesday. In a press release, USSC general secretary, Achum Thonger, stated that deprivations of the rights “cannot be tolerated anymore” and cautioned that USSC would “never compromise in any manner” unless the demand was fulfilled. He said on Wednesday one vehicle was confiscated by USSC volunteers, adding it would be released after the government met the demands of ENCSU. Further, affirming to “strictly adhere to its nature of the agitation”, the USSC cautioned that any individual found violating the call would be dealt with seriously.

highlighting the deplorable condition of the said road on August 18 and gave one month deadline. However, with the intervention by DC Mokokchung, the deadline was extended for another month. Further at the meeting convened by DC Mokokchung, the National Highway Mokokchung Division assured that that repair works would be carried out. But when the work was executed by the department it was just for “namesake” as the road remained the same, MDTOA said. Therefore, MDTOA at its emergency meeting on October 17 has resolved to go ahead with the proposed bandh. The association said that its decision was fully endorsed by the representatives of various unions present at the meeting. It may be mentioned that the above mentioned road is the life line not only for Mokokchung district but also to other neighbouring districts of Mokokchung.

Dengue: UVBDCS appeals citizens to observe dry day DIMAPUR, OCT 19 (NPN): Urban Vector Borne Disease Control Scheme (UVBDCS) Dimapur has stated that despite its best efforts in controlling the vectors with all the integrated vector controls measures like seeding of larvivorous fish, Larvicidical operation (Temephos 50%) and fogging of technical Malathion- 50%, Dimapur town has reported a few dengue cases with the increasing densities of mosquitoes breeding places in many localities. In this regard, UVBDCS Dimapur assistant director, Kikolul Khieya, has requested the public and colony councils to observe a dry day social work once in a week by draining all the water containers in order to control the densities of mosquitoes, which in turn would bring down the cases. It may be noted that several places in the city have willfully ignored such advisories, which poses grave threat to increase in dengue cases. K Y M C


Dr. Benjongliba and others at the state level meeting at Kohima Thursday (NP) Correspondent

KOHIMA, OCT 19 (NPN): Parliamentary secretary of Agriculture, Dr. N. Benjongliba Aier said policy makers were not serious about the farmers’ empowerment and agro-based entrepreneurship development in the state. He said it was time to show the right way to the farmers for the upliftment of their standard of living and to pave way for their income generation by means of agro-based entrepreneurship development. The parliamentary secretary was addressing at the state level review meeting of the department of agriculture at Hotel Japfu, Kohima this morning. Aier said agriculture was seen as means of employment-led economic goals, alleviations of poverty and self-

reliance through its linkages and multiplier effect which has opened new opportunities and also the challenges of stiffer competitions. Aier said despite the noteworthy performances in the production of food grains in the recent years, state continued to be deficit in food grain production as major commodities like rice and pulses were still imported from the other states. Highlighting various issues and challenges, Aier said the quality of production needed improvement, resourceuse efficiency required to be up-gradated for impressive growth rate in food grain production. He said there should be improvement in productivity rather than increase in the area. He maintained that Integrated Nutrient and Pest Management System in the food

grain production programme needed to be practiced, adding that, without this knowledge, every effort for increase in food production by any institution would not go a long way. He said besides agriculture being the backbone of the rural economy in the state, it was also linked with the socioeconomic and cultural life of the people and the economy of the state was based mostly on agriculture and allied sectors. Further he opined that educated youth could be attracted and retained in farming, if it becomes economically profitable and intellectually stimulating. He said that it could also harness the semi-literates and school drop outs in the rural areas to take up agriculture as a support and may be taken up on PP mode. Also, he added that Agriculture Produce Marketing

Committee (APMC) needed to be strengthened and problems of public procurement, storage and distribution system of food grain, storage infrastructure to be addressed for establishing an effective marketing network. He said climate change was one of the biggest challenges to agriculture as it affected all stages and said recognizing the interactions, climate change and agriculture was a key part of sustainable development and achieving food security. Aier said it was time to work on a holistic approach to agricultural development in order to resolve problems in the state for better human development and self-sufficiency in the near future. Commissioner and secretary & APC T. Imkonglemba Ao in his keynote address informed the officers to exchange ideas and also stressed on the need to have such review meeting atleast once in a year. He also asked the officers/scientist to introduce two different crops for six months each basing on the type of soil and nature and also asked to look out for market with such crops which other states does not have thereby state economy would be improved. Director of Agriculture, Rongseninla chaired the programme while officers from the various districts attended the two-day meeting.

DIMAPUR: NSCN joint council of the steering committee executive and the cabinet through its MIP has warmly welcomed the home comers from different political groups who decided to join the main stream. They are ‘Dy Kilonser’ A. Khampei Konyak, NSCN (U), ‘Leacy’ Hetovi Chishi, NSCN (U), ‘Razou Peyo’ Akito Yeptho, NSCN (U), ‘Sergeant Major’ Wangtson Konyak, NSCN (U), ‘Under Secretary’ Vareiyo Jajo (MNPF), ‘Captain’ Ngulminthang Mangte, KNF (S) and ‘2nd Lieutenant’ Thangjapao Mate, KNF (P).

LJP appeals government on fuel adulteration

DIMAPUR: Lok Janshakyi Party (LJP) Nagaland Unit, taking serious note of the fuel adulteration taking place in Nagaland has appealed to the government to pursue the matter seriously. In a press note by LJP chief general secretary, Manthungo Odyuo and state president, R. L. Nelson sated that befitting punishment should be awarded to all the culprits so that such unwanted corruption would not take place in future. It further appealed to all the stakeholders to remain calm and pursue for amicable logical solution. Further LJP strongly condemn such unethical practices which affect the general welfare of the masses.

NEISSR initiates smoke free Dmp campaign Spiritual awakening crusade Meluri DIMAPUR: Three-day spiritual awakening crusade and missions seminar was conducted at Meluri town by Nagaland Missions Movement (NMM), the missions department of Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) in coordination with the Meluri Town Baptist Churches Fellowship from October 14 to 16. The speakers were general secretary NBCC, Rev. Dr. Kethozilhou Keyho and director NMM, Rev. Andrew Semp. Rev. Dr. Kethozelhou Keyho spoke on the topics “Are you prepared?” and “Abundant Life”. He encouraged the congregation to be prepared for the

Lord. He also shared that there was fullness of life in Christ and He alone was our present and future. Rev. Andrew Semp challenged the gathering to seek God with a broken spirit in urgency and in holiness. Greetings were conveyed by executive secretary, Pochury Baptist Church Council, Rümatho Nyusou. Special songs were presented by different churches in Meluri. NMM office has expressed profound gratitude to Meluri Town Baptist Churches Fellowship for providing all the logistic needs and rendering their invaluable service and making the crusade a grand success.

CPO condemns rape of minor and murder Volunteers for Smoke free Dimapur taking the oath in the presence of Dr. C Tetso.

DIMAPUR: North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR) in collaboration with National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) launched “Smoke Free Dimapur Campaign” at NEISSR on October 19. DNO NTCP Dimapur, Dr C Tetseo, oriented the students on the importance of creating awareness about the ill effects of tobacco consumption. As future social worker,

the trainees have an added responsibility towards spreading awareness on the impacts of tobacco consumption and the health issues associated with it, he added. Highlighting the provisions under the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Product Act (COTPA 2003), he also expressed his gratitude to the management of NEISSR for declaring the institute a tobacco free campus. Earlier, welcoming the

officials of NTCP, principal NEISSR Dr. C.P. Anto expressed his gratitude to the officials of the NTCP for coming forward with the proposal to collaborate in the noble initiative of Smoke Free Dimapur Campaign. Altogether 25 MSW trainees from NEISSR opted as volunteers in creating awareness about smoking in public places and curbing the effects of tobacco.

DIMAPUR: Chakhesang Public Organization (CPO) has strongly condemned the shameful act of Surhoseyi (Kuvethi) Keyho, son of Vengoyi Keyho of Chozuba village who allegedly raped minor Bina, aged14 years old, at his residence, Bethany-I colony, Phek town during middle part of August 2016. The victim was the housemaid of K. Soho of Phek Town. CPO further condemned the brutal murder of late Medovilie Movi, daughter of Mote Movi of Zhavame village who was murdered at Tenyipher village-1, on the night of October 8, 2016. In a joint condemnation note by CPO president Kekhwengulo Lea and general secretary Mutsivoyi Kotso, the rapist and the murderer has no place to live in the civilized society adding their acts were “senseless and barbaric” and was beyond human tolerance. CPO further conveyed its sympathy to the rape victim and condolence to the deceased and prayed that Almighty God grant the solace to the bereaved family members.

Dr. Nicky to launch energy efficient Nagaland: Energy Efficient Nagaland under

Ujala scheme would be launched on October 21 at 12 noon in the conference hall of Kohima deputy commissioner office by minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Neikiesalie Nicky Kire as the chief guest.

MITE 1st alumni day: Modern Institute of

Teacher Education (MITE) Kohima would be celebrating its 1st alumni day on October 22 at 10 a.m at the MITE auditorium. All the alumni have been requested to attend the programme positively.

SDEO Wka informs: SDEO has informed

all the Hindi teachers, both state and CSS appointees to submit appointment order, school academic documents and professional certificates on or before October 29 during office hour for onward submission to the directorate of School Education, Kohima.

TTU general meeting: Tikhir Tribal Union (TTU) Dimapur has convened general meeting on October 22 at 6:30 a.m. in its treasurer’s residence, Naharbari, Dimapur. All Tikhris members residing in Dimapur have been requested to attend the meeting. QBF Dmu emergency meeting: Queens

Berry Foundation (QBF) Dimapur has convened emergency meeting on October 21, at 10:30 a.m. in the Nagaland Science Centre near Supermarket. All investors of Dimapur have been requested to attend the meeting.

SKD executive meeting: Satakhami

Kuqhakulu Dimapur (SKD) has convened emergency meeting on October 22 at 9 a.m. in the Bookmark, Supermarket. All unit presidents and general secretaries have been requested to attend the meeting.

GHSS Zbto informs: Government Higher

Secondary School (GHSS) Zunheboto has informed the students that filling of form for HSLC and HSSLC examination would begin from October 21 to 28, for regular repeater and centre repeater and for regular students would begin from November 3 to 5. For further details, students have been informed to refer school notification board.

St.FDSC Kma social work: St. Francis

De Sales Church (St.FDSC) Kohima would be organizing social work on October 22, in

DIMAPUR: District Intelligence Branch of DEF Kohima while conducting surveillance duty near Khuzama village on October 19 at around 1230 hrs, intercepted one Maruti car bearing registration number AS-23D0755 and recovered 100 kilos of contraband ganja worth Rs. 5,00,000/- in the national market. In a press note by subdivisional police officer (South) & PRO Atu Zumvü, Dapunü (25 yrs), son of


The Kohima Phiro Ekhüng would like to extend its heartiest congratulations to the following members on being promoted by the State Government. 1. Shri. L. Zubemo Odyuo to Director, Treasury & Accounts 2. Shri. W.H. Patton to Joint Drugs Controller & Licensing and Controlling Authority, H & F W Department. 3. Shri. E. Myanthung Patton, to SDAO, Department of Agriculture The union prays and wishes them good health and more success in their future endeavours. (S. NCHUMBEMO ODYUO) (C. ROBIN TUNGU) Asst. General Secretary Vice Chairman

Benjamin, Phaibung village, Senapati district was arrested and the accused along with the seized contraband was taken into police custody and a case is registered against him. In another case Peren Police manning Peren– Maram road Police Check Post intercepted a Bolero pick-up bearing registration No.NL07A-6701, proceed-


We the Ngullie Ekhung Old Aree Village would like to extend our heartiest congratulations to Miss. Glory Ngullie, D/o. Mr. Aris Ngullie & Mrs. Toribeni Ngullie for securing the Top 1 position in MA Economics (NU). The Ekhung wish her great success and pray that Almighty God may grant her good health and wisdom in her future endeavour. Ekyimo Ngullie Chairman, NEOAV



Class -11, though options were there for the students of Class 10, from both the government and private schools, according to the directives received from the department of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Nagaland.

We, the undersigned, on behalf of the Namsang Union Dimapur, would like to congratulate Miss P. Moiom Phom and Mr. P. Athy Phom both daughter and son of Mr. P. Metmei Phom for their successful selection in the recently conducted NEET to undergo MBBS and BDS course and for getting admission at RIMS Imphal. We convey our special thanks to them for bringing laurels to our village. We wish them the best in all their future endeavours. Y. Pongau Phom M. Akong Phom G/Secy President DP-8225





Nrikhon Ngullie Secretary, NEOAV

H.Q. WOKHA – 797111 : NAGALAND.

Chuchuyimlang Senso Mungdang would like to acknowledge and extend our heartiest congratulations to Smti Sentirenla Longkumer, W/o Shri Sentimeren Pongener on being promoted to the post of Additional Director under the Department of Food & Civil Supplies, Govt. of Nagaland. Chuchuyimlang Senso Mongdang wishes her the greater achievement in future endeavour. Tsuknungmatong Nokenlepden President, C.S.M Gen. Secretary, C.S.M


MOKOKCHUNG, OCT 18 (NPN): Mayangnokcha Government Higher Secondary School (MGHSS) emerged as the champion of the district level quiz competition, sponsored by the department of Parliamentary Affairs, Nagaland, held Wednesday, at the MGHSS auditorium, followed by Queen Mary Higher Secondary School (QMHSS), as the runner up. MGHSS and QMHSS would represent Mokokchung district at the state level youth parliament & quiz competition to be held on October 27 and 28 at the Capital Convention Centre/ATI conference hall, Kohima. The prizes were distrib-

cipal and the Mokokchung District Nodal Officer of the Competition, Arenla said the syllabus for the quiz was on Modern Indian History, The Indian Constitution and General Knowledge on Nagaland. The targeted students were

ing from Senapati to Dimapur on October 18 at around 0700 hours and recovered approximately 200 kgs of contraband cannabis (Ganja). In a press note by SP Peren, Jeet Bahadur (30 yrs), S/o Damber Bahadur of Kalapahar village, Senapati district was arrested. A case has been registered and investigation is on progress.



uted by the District Nodal Officer & principal, MGHSS, Arenla, while the quiz master was Vide Sakhire and the competition moderator, Temsukaba. Invocation was said by Sentinaro. Speaking to Nagaland Post, the prin-

pupils of Government High School Sungro, Wokha has formed alumni association on October 17 for the forthcoming golden jubilee celebration on December 14. All the past pupils of GHS Sungro Wokha have been requested to contact @ 9862938147/8413860456 or for registration with detail. NSCN (R) terminates one: NSCN/GPRN (R) through its MIP has informed that one cadre ‘Maj.’ Kakiho (Kaki), son of Tokiho of Akuluto village, Sumi region has been terminated from the national service with immediate effect. MIP NSCN/GPRN(R) stated that Kaki was found indulging in anti-social activities which was against the Azha of the government and further informed the general public not to entertain him in anyway relating to the matter of government. RJHSS informs: Ram Janaki Higher Secondary School (RJHSS) has informed all the regular repeater (failed candidates) of the last HSLC and HSSLC examination to fill up forms from October 20 to 28 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m on working days. Candidates have been informed to come with their parents/guardians for signature in the form. For details, the candidates may contact the office. BJP- I mandal meeting: BJP- I Mandal has convened office bearers meeting on October 20 at 10 a.m. in the president’s residence, Sematilla colony to discuss about the upcoming civic body polls. All office bearers have been requested to attend the meeting. UPHC Mokokchung clarifies: Urban Primary Health Centre Mokokchung has clarified that the news item which was published on October 20 should be read as Alongmen treasurer house from 10 am and not as rendered. Lost and found:UT-I NSCN/GPRN has recovered a Maruti alto bearing chassis No. 1288167 and Engine No. 1269771. Rightful owner may claim the vehicle with original documents within seven days of this notice. For further details one may contact CAO, 8731906020.




GHS Sungro alumni formed: The past

(L-R): Police personnel and arrested persons along with seized items.


District Nodal Officer & Principal, MGHSS Arenla along with the participants and teachers

common cemetery below BSF camp, in view of preparation for the celebration of ‘All souls Day’ on November 2, 2016. All have been invited to be part of the social work.

Ganja seized in Kohima and Peren


MGHSS emerges as champion of quiz competition

news in brief

NSCN welcomes home comers


Policy makers not serious about farmers’: Dr. Benjongliba

Nagaland Post, Dimapur thursday, October 20, 2016

PRESS NOTE Newly constituted office bearers of Wokha District Chamber of Commerce & Industries (WDCC&I) on 6th October 2016. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

President Vice President General Secy. A/General Secy. Finance Secy. Asst. Fin Secy. Info & Media Secy. Organizing Secy. Treasurer

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Women Co-ordinator :1) Mhonyani Jungio Executive members :1) Lichamo Y. Ezung 3) R. Nchumbemo Ezung 5) Chonpemo Ngullie 7) President Marwari Union 9) President Hindu Union. Advisors :1) Y. Bankathung Lotha 3) K. Simon Kikon

Renponthung Ezung Yanchum Jami S. Abenthung Ngullie William Kikon Mhonbemo Murry Liremo Kikon Thunglamo Odyuo N. Samuel Ezung Thungchamo Murry 2) Achoni Odyuo 2) Ponathung Kikon 4) Janthungo Erui 6) Achibeni Erui 8) President Muslim Union

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State Training prog on office procedures

Nagaland Post, Dimapur thursday, October 20, 2016 Poll Q.: Is fuel adulteration a widespread phenomenon? 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0%


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Visiting team with officials of Sericulture Research Centre, Hanoi, Vietnam.

tre. The team also visited Phou Silk Village, renowned for its traditional quilt making and silk products which produce the best silk in Vietnam. The team visited the Jim Thompson House, a Silk Museum, at Bangkok established by an American, who revived the long neglected silk weaving cottage industry in Thailand and Silk Village engaged in silk weaving and processing. The team visited Angkor Silk Farm at Puok district, Cambodia, a traditional silk area which support vulnerable women to make a living for their families,

and Silk Island which is famed as an important silk weaving centre. The team was led by parliamentary secretary of Sericulture, Home Guard and Civil Defence, E.E. Pangteang and director of Sericulture, Chandan Basera. The team members has expressed deep appreciation and gratitude to chief minister T.R. Zeliang and chief secretary, Pankaj Kumar for the opportunity given to the departmental officers and making the visit fruitful and meaningful.

‘Vibrant Strings’ of Sainik School Punglwa adjudged the best

RAWEP promotes skill among farmers

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Zunheboto Mostly sunny with a shower 24 13

DIMAPUR: Out of the 25 Sainik Schools in the country, the annual journal “Vibrant Strings” 2015-16 of Sainik School Punglwa with its motto, “we learn, we serve” was adjudged as the best. The award for best magazine was received by principal Sainik School Punglwa, Group Captain Sanjay Gaekwad on October 6 from Raksha Rajya Mantri, Rao Inderjit Singh during the recently concluded XLVI

DIMAPUR: Department of Sericulture conducted exposure visit to Asian countries of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam to have an in depth knowledge of various sericulture developmental process from October 6 to 18. In Vietnam, the team had a fruitful interaction with the officials of the Vietnam Sericulture Research Centre, at Hanoi. During the meeting, deputy director of the Research Centre presented power point highlighting the history of sericulture and various research work of the cen-

All India Sainik Schools principals’ conference 2016 at Satara, Maharastra. Sainik School “Vibrant Strings” is the annual journal of the school that highlights the overall achievements of the school in various fields. It is also a magazine designed especially for the young ignited and highly motivated cadets to freely pour their streams of intellectual and inspiring thoughts in the forms of creative writings such as; poetry, art, drawing,

humor and much more. The members of editorial team were patron Gp Capt Sanjay Gaekwad, principal; chief editor Sqn Ldr Sanjeev Kumar Chaudhary, vice principal; editors Nicholas Kamei & Kaisa Krehe TGT English, Sangeeta TGT Hindi, Vijay Kumay TGT Computer, Dailee Mao Art Master, Keshav Adhikari Chhetry photography incharge; student editors Cdt Longdilong Sangtam and Cdt Sahil Raman.

Hundred of people from all walks of life in Kuhuboto town participated in a cleanliness drive organized by Ad hoc Town Committee, Kuhuboto, in collaboration with Kuhuboto Town Students Union and Sub-Business Committee of Kuhuboto town on October 15 with an aim of keeping the town clean and also to spread the awareness of cleanliness to all citizens.

DIMAPUR: Agri-demonstrations were conducted by NU, SASRD final year agri students in six villages of Lasumi, Zapami & Kami villages on October 14 and Lekromi, Pfutseromi and Kikruma villages on October 15 of Pfutsero block, under Rural Agricultural Work Experience Programme (RAWEP). RAWEP coordinator Dr. K. K. Jha from NU, SASRD encouraged the farmers for adoption of improved agritechnologies. He lauded the efforts of RAWEP students and congratulated them for successfully conducting the need based demonstrations on using scientific techniques of training, pruning and packaging of Kiwi, construction of zero energy cool chamber, post harvest management of horticultural crops, vermi and azolla composting, soil sampling techniques, use of improved farm implements including maize sheller, seed dibbler & wheel hand hoe, green house construction, mushroom production, identification & disease management in cabbage, chilli, paddy, cucurbits, maize etc. Subject experts included Dr. L. Y Longchar, Dr. A.K Verma, Dr. Rokolhuo Keditsu, Dr. Jurisandhya Bordoloi, and Dr. Morenbala from NU, SASRD. Demonstration was concluded by receiving feedback from the respective VCC. Village counttcil members, elders, host farmers, farm women, youths, women societies & SHGs actively participated during the demonstrations.

DIMAPUR: Intensive training programme on office procedures and service matters was successfully conducted for two-day from October 18 to 19 by Renchamo Lotha, Retd. additional secretary at Peren. DIPR reported that training was organized by the district administration with support from all government departments under Peren district, as decided by DPDB Peren. The training was conducted under the personal guidance and supervision of DC Peren, Zarenthung Ezung who envisage improving the effectiveness of government offices in Peren district through capacity building of office staff. In the inaugural address, SDO (Civil) Peren, Shivam Verma who is also the programme co-ordinator, emphasized on the importance of having sound knowledge of office procedures and service matters. He said that these rules were quintessential for government servants not only in their day to day working but also in their individual service matters. Resource person delivered a comprehensive training and covered a variety of topics like – filling system, service book, basic fundamentals on FR & SR, RTI, GPF etc.


DFD launches digital promotion campaign for bird watching

3D team along with other officials of Dimapur Forest Division.

DIMAPUR: Dimapur Forest Division (DFD) launched its website www.dimapurforest. in and facebook page www. to promote Ecotourism on Amur falcon bird watching on October 19. Dimapur forest division has started promotion of ecotourism through an innovative digital campaign through their Project 3 D (Digitizing Dimapur Division) which was initiated recently by Rajkumar M under the guidance of DFO,

Dimapur, IheviAomi. Speaking on the occasion, Rajkumar said that the only hurdle stopping promotion of Ecotourism in Nagaland was the lack of information to the tourists. Digital promotion would be the long term solution for this. Earlier, Ihevi Aomi, launched the website. In his speech he invited bird watchers around the world to witness this great migration event in Dimapur. He also congratulated project

RTI week observed in Wokha

ADC Wokha, K. Thavaseelan, addressing the RTI week celebration on October 15 at district planning office conference hall, Wokha. (DIPR)

DIMAPUR: Wokha observed Right to Information Week on October 15 at the district planning office conference hall with ADC K. Thavaseelan as chairperson. EAC (Probationer) Luchui Fithu and EAC (Probationer) Abeinuo were the resource persons. According to DIPR, Abeinuo gave a comprehensive overview of the RTI Act and explained the role of various stakeholders in regards to the RTI process. She explained as to how RTI

has been used in the State to check the functioning of the various departments. Luchui in her speech highlighted on the role the CSOs and NGOs can play in the RTI ecosystem and dealt in detail about how effective a weapon RTI can be in the hands of the right set of people. A documentary in Nagamese produced by the Nagaland Information Commission was also screened. Vote of thanks was delivered by the chairperson, Thavaseelan

K, IAS, ADC Wokha. The function was attended with representatives from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) including Lotha Hoho, Lotha Students Union and NGOs including Team Metamorphosis and Change Initiative Wokha. A number of participants from Wokha District Entrepreneurs’ Association (WDEA), Wokha District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WDCCI) and students from Don Bosco also attended the function.

Financial literacy camp at Changki village

DIMAPUR: One-day financial literacy camp (FLC) at Changki village, supported under FIF and managed by NABARD, organized by Care and Support Society, Mokokchung in collaboration with Allahabad, Changki Village Mokokchung was held on October 18. According to DIPR report, DDM, NABARD, S. Amarjit Mangang shared on the role played by NABARD in financial inclusion. He advised the villagers to inculcate the habit of saving and explained in detail the importance of having a savings account. He also advised them to cut down unnecessary expenditure and further stressed on the Farmers Club, SHG, KCC, WCC & JLG programmes. He further highlighted how NABARD was

3D team which comprised of Rajkumar, Forest Ranger Vivika Sema, and other officers and staff of Dimapur who had worked hard for this initiative. Under Project 3D, Dimapur division has signed MoU with various universities and software start-ups who helped the division in getting their digital needs done. This website is launched as a part of the Project 3D which was developed by students of SJIT, an engineering college from Chennai.

CECS launches comprehensive textbook DIMAPUR: Community Educational Centre Society (CECS) has launched “a comprehensive textbook for non-formal education” divided into two categories for lower class and higher class respectively according to the age. The textbooks are a compilation of the subjects English, Mathematics and Science. Community Educational Centre Society was founded in 2005 and has been implementing non-formal education since 2008. Its aim is to identify vulnerable and marginalized children involved in child labour, also the risks involved of being street children. Its target is to enroll these children for non-formal education and mainstreaming them into formal schools. CECS believes that every child has the right to education and a safe and happy childhood with access to protection, education, nutrition and health care and to actively participate in their development and to take charge of their lives.

supporting the state government in creating infrastructures at rural areas through RIDF from NABARD. Branch Manager Allahabad Bank, Changki Village, Mokokchung, Katitsungba also gave a briefing on the importance of banking, savings and financial planning and highlighted various financial services offered by the banks for the general public. He further emphasized on PMJDY, PMSBY, PMJJBY and APY. The programme was chaired by managing director, Care and Support Society Imchawati Kichu, while welcome address was given by chairman Changki Village Council, Lendi.


NSBS&GA on tour

R. Albert Solo along with district organising commissioner and others.

DIMAPUR: Nagaland State Bharat Scouts & Guides Association (NSBS&GA), state headquarters officials are on tour to the districts, in connection of the upcoming Golden Jubilee in the month of April 2017. The first group have toured Mon, Tuensang, Kiphire and Phek districts under the leadership of K


state training commissioner (scouts) R. Albert Solo, assistant state organizing commissioner (scouts) Imlisünep and scout master Thepfuneisa Belho. During the tour, group held its meeting with the district bharat scouts & guides president and deputy commissioner, Mon in his conference hall along with the

district organising commissioner (guides) and education department officers in the districts. District president lauded the nobel venture of the association and informed the officials that Mon district would also work harder for the upliftment and growth of the association in the district. K




Nagaland Post, Dimapur thursday, October 20, 2016

BJP ‘betrayed’ us on Cachar project proposal for UCM, AMUCO react sharply Bodoland, say Bodo groups rehabilitating of 176 families on Nagaland CM’s visit to Mnp Correspondent IMPHAL, Oct 19: Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang was visiting Manipur only to spew communal venoms, UCM and AMUCO, Wednesday, alleged. Zeliang visited Manipur’s Senapati district to attend, “1st Conference of the Naga Village Authority of Nagalim”, held at Yaikhongpao village. Manipur government declared him (Zeliang) as state guest. United Committee Manipur (UCM) and All Manipur United Clubs Organisation (AMUCO), while strongly reacting to the visit, alleged that he (Zeliang) was coming to the state only to create hatred among the different communities living together in the state. Addressing a news conference, UCM president Elangbam Johnson also questioned the motive behind Manipur government declaring him as state guest despite knowing the motive behind the visit and organisation of the conference by the United Naga Council (UNC). Elangbam said that UCM did not take the matter lightly as each and every Manipuri knew the Nagaland

chief minister is a person who wanted to distort the integrity of the state. He asked whether state chief minister O Ibobi Singh led Congress government has links with those who are engineering all sort of strategy to distort the territorial integrity of the state. While reaffirming UCM’s firm stand for the territorial integrity of Manipur, Elangbam warned both the government at the Centre and state while reminding the uprising of the Manipur people in June 2001 against the Centre’s extension of ceasefire agreement with NSCN (I-M) without territorial limit. He said that everyone is well aware of UNC’s activities. “It (UNC) is an organization working restlessly with all sorts of activities to distort the integrity of the state under the whims of the NSCN (I-M)”, UCM president alleged. AMUCO president Ph Deban, in separate news conference held at its office in Imphal, termed the visit of Nagaland chief minister to Manipur as a journey to disintegrate the communal harmony

among the various communities living together since time immemorial. “TR Zeliang is a person who was behind division among various Naga tribes in Nagaland. It was at his time that the Naga Hoho was distorted. His journey to Manipur is nothing but to distort the unity of the people of the state and to spew poison among the various communities of the state,” Deban alleged. The president further questioned the reason behind the boycott call given to the proposed visit and the chief minister in Ukhrul welcoming Nagaland chief minister to a programme bearing an agenda of disintegration of Manipur. Deban was referring to chief minister O Ibobi Singh’s proposed visit to Ukhrul district headquarters on October 24 to inaugurate a district hospital there amidst the boycott call given by some Ukhrul based civil bodies. The AMUCO president criticised Nagaland chief minister for interfering in the internal affairs of the neighbouring state even as his own state was in crisis.

NEW DELHI/GUWAHATI, OCT 19 (IANS): Fed up with the “betrayal” by the BJP, major Bodo groups in Assam are determined to go ahead with a 12hour railway blockade on October 24 to revive the demand for a separate Bodoland state and “expose” the party that rules in the State and Centre. The strike is being spearheaded by the National Democratic Front of Bodo (Progressive), in collaboration with the All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) and People’s Joint Action Committee for Bodoland Movement. The Bodo groups say their faith in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to resolve the Bodoland issue was “misplaced” and they only got “false assurances” from the party -- during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and the 2016 state elections. The Bodos - Assam’s biggest tribal community -- claim the BJP is not even ready to discuss the issue of Bodoland any more. Bodo leaders claim they were rebuffed by BJP leaders whenever they tried to approach them in the past one year. “Before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Rajnath Singh (then BJP president) had assured us that the Bodo issue would be resolved if the Bodos support the BJP. The party fed

us with false promises. The thousands of cadre of Bodo militant groups, who gave up arms thinking they would get to realise the dream of Bodoland under the BJP, are now getting increasingly frustrated,” ABSU president Promod Bodo told IANS. “We have been betrayed, discriminated against, exploited and deprived by the BJP at the Centre, and at the regional level we have been suppressed and oppressed by the Assam government, though our party is part of the ruling coalition. The BJP is playing a game of political hegemony in the State. But we will do everything to achieve Bodoland,” he said. Bodo said his community is struggling to preserve its culture and identity. The demand for Bodoland started in 1967. The struggle became an armed conflict after the formation of the Bodo Security Force, a militant group later rechristened NDFB. Currently, two factions of the NDFB -- NDFB (P) led by Gobinda Basumatary and NDFB led by Ranjan Daimary -- are in peace talks with the Centre, while NDFB (S) led by Songibijit IK is against holding talks with the Indian government under the Constitutional framework.

Mnp police completes 125 yrs Blood samples not sent for serotyping: RMRC

O Ibobi Singh Correspondent IMPHAL, Oct 19: Manipur chief minister O Ibobi Singh Wednesday expressed his hope of accelerating the pace of development in the state while asserting that law and order situation of the state has improved considerably in the last few years. “Peace is the essence of development. Peace is fast returning to Manipur with

the considerable improvement of law and order. Now, government can concentrated on development,” the chief minister said. The chief minister was addressing the 125th raising day of the Manipur police as the chief guest which was celebrated with a grand function at the parade ground of the 1st Manipur Rifles at Imphal today. To protect life and property of the civilians was the bounden duty of the government. Considering this, his government was giving top priority in improving law and order and in improving service condition of the law enforcing agencies, he said. He appealed the police personnel to discharge their duty with sincerity with integrity irrespective of their ranks and files and to maintain a healthy relationship with the people.

Mnp Naga villages adopt five-point declaration


IMPHAL, Oct 19: The 1st Conference of the Naga Village Authority of South Nagalim Wednesday made a five-point declaration which included among others, urging to finalise the historic Indo-Naga framework agreement signed between government of India and collective leadership of NSCN (I-M). The conference organised by United Naga Council (UNC) at Yaikongpao village in Manipur’s Senapati district today was attended by Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang among others. Attended by village chiefs and representatives from around 800 Naga villages from across Manipur, the conference reaffirmed the decision of the UNC Council Assembly of June 2, 2012 related with supporting the Naga People’s Front (NPF). The no.2 declaration of the conference said that Nagas of South Nagalim strongly urge the government of India and the NSCN (I-M) to finalise the historic Indo-Naga Framework Agreement signed between the two entities on August 3, 2015 at New Delhi at the earliest. The agreement should be “based on the unique history of the Nagas and its situation for it has become impossible to live under the present hegemonic and oppressive political system of the communal government of Manipur,” it added. The indigenous Naga tribal village headmen/chiefs/ chairman (custodian of ancestral land) and all Naga gather shall defend and safeguard our supreme rights over ancestral land/Lim at all cost, the no.1 declaration stated. The no.3 point of the declaration stated “At this crucial juncture, the Naga people humbly appeal to all the Naga political groups to support the on-going Indo-Naga peace process by forgiving all the past rancour and mistrust for a common political goal.

G u wahat i , O CT 1 9 (Agencies): The Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), the apex institution in the northeast for carrying out research on vector-borne diseases, has not received a single dengue-positive blood sample for serotyping of the dengue virus (DENV) for a long time, a state government source said on Tuesday. According to guidelines of the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), samples of vectorborne diseases have to be sent to the RMRC for serotyping. Despite repeated reminders to state-run government and private hospitals, not a single institution has sent blood samples for at least a couple of years, the source said. Serotypes are groups within a

single species of microorganism such as bacteria or viruses. Dengue infections are caused by four closely related viruses named DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3 and DENV-4. These four viruses are called serotypes because each has different interactions with the antibodies in human blood serum. The four dengue viruses are similar but even within a single serotype, there is some genetic variation. Not having received any blood sample for serotyping, researchers have been unable to understand what serotypes of the dengue virus are affecting people in Assam. The city alone has reported 2,476 dengue cases this year. The number of cases across the state is 2,710 so far. “Researchers need to know everything about the

outbreaks. By not sending samples, hospitals are being unethical,” the source said, adding that other states in the region have been sending the required samples. After recovering from an infection with one dengue serotype, a person has immunity against that particular strain. Individuals are protected from infections with the remaining three serotypes for two to three months after the first dengue infection. Unfortunately, it is not a long-term protection. “Nobody knows what serotype dengue patients here are suffering from. Researchers can’t even develop a vaccine if they don’t know the serotype,” said the source. In the northeast, all four serotypes of the dengue virus are found but DENV-1 is most dominant.


Displaced Indian families living in makeshift tents as they wait for rehabilitation from the government. (Internet) Silchar, OCT 19 (Agencies): The Cachar district administration has sent a Rs 15-crore project proposal to the state government for rehabilitating 176 Indian families who were barricaded out during construction of the barbed wire fencing along the IndiaBangladesh border in Cachar district. Deputy commissioner (Cachar) S Viiswanathan informed this to an official team during its visit to the 32-km long international border on Tuesday. The team, which included

The Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima on behalf of the President of India intends to invite sealed tenders from local registered firms for supply of Weighing Scale to O/o Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima. The procurement will be for 03 (three) months (extendable thereafter if required). 1. Tenders must reach the undersigned on or before 08-11-2016 addressed to the Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima 797001. The method of submission of tender, amount of Earnest Money/Security Deposit and General Terms and Conditions applicable to contract has been mentioned in Annexure-I. The proforma for submission of tender has been given in Annexure-A (for technical bid) and Annexure-B (for financial bid) to this Notice Inviting Tender. (Copy to be obtained from O/o Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division Kohima on any working days). The schedule of Tender is given as under:Schedule of Tender :(i) Tender No : Est/PLG/Access to Postal Network/2015 (ii) Last date and time of receipt of tender : 08-11-2016 at 1600 hrs (iii) Specification : 5 Kg capacity (Spring system with pointer) (iv) No. of article : 250 nos (v) Estimated Cost : Rs 2.00 Lacs (Approx) (vi) Amount of Earnest Money Deposit as per clause-4 of Annexure-I : Rs 4000/(vii) Date and time of opening of Technical Bid of tender : 11-11-2016 at 1200 hrs (viii) Date & time of opening of Financial Bid of tender : 11-11-2016 at 1200 hrs (ix) Cost of tender : Rs 500/(In case the date of opening of tender happens to be a ‘Holiday’ then the tender will be received and opened on the next working day as per same time schedule). Venue : O/o The Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima 797 001 The tenders completed in all respect must be received by this office on or before the date and time indicated above. The tenders received after the scheduled date and time will be rejected outright. All outstation tenders should be sent by Speed Post addressed to the undersigned and must reach the O/o Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima by 08-11-2016 at 1600 hrs and tender received thereafter shall not be entertained. Sd/(R.M Patel) Director of Postal Services Nagaland Division, Kohima-797 001 DC-2335

them in the mainland. He added that the 2-km reverine border that falls in this sector will also be fenced. Apart from Eapen, other members of the team include MLAs Fani Bhushan Chaudhury (Bangaigaon), Joy Ram Ingleng (Hawraghat), Ganesh Kumar Limbu (Borchalla), Nizam Uddin Chaudhury (Algapur), Amar Chand Jain (Katigora), Kishore Nath (Borkhola), Krishnendu Paul (Patharkandi), DC S Viswanathan, SP (Cachar) Rajveer Singh and senior officials of BSF.


No : Est/PLG/Access to Postal Network/2015 Dated : 18/10/2016

NOTICE INVITING TENDER FOR SUPPLY OF CHAIR TO O/o DIRECTOR OF POSTAL SERVICES, NAGALAND DIVISION, KOHIMA The Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima on behalf of the President of India intends to invite sealed tenders from local registered firms for supply of Chairs to O/o Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima. The procurement will be for 03 (three) months (extendable thereafter if required). 1. Tenders must reach the undersigned on or before 08-11-2016 addressed to the Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima 797001. The method of submission of tender, amount of Earnest Money/Security Deposit and General Terms and Conditions applicable to contract has been mentioned in Annexure-I. The proforma for submission of tender has been given in Annexure-A (for technical bid) and Annexure-B (for financial bid) to this Notice Inviting Tender. (Copy to be obtained from O/o Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division Kohima on any working days) The schedule of Tender is given as under:Schedule of Tender :(i) Tender No : Est/PLG/Access to Postal Network/2015 (ii) Last date and time of receipt of tender : 08-11-2016 at 1600 hrs (iii) Size & quality : Plastic chair with arms (iv) No. of article : 288 nos (v) Estimate Cost : Rs 1.15 Lacs (Approx) (vi) Amount of Earnest Money Deposit as per clause-4 of Annexure-I : Rs 2300/(vii) Date and time of opening of Technical Bid of tender : 11-11-2016 at 1200 hrs (viii) Date & time of opening of Financial Bid of tender : 11-11-2016 at 1200 hrs (ix) Cost of tender : Rs 500/(In case the date of Tender happens to be a ‘Holiday’ then the tender will be received and opened on the next working day as per same time schedule). Venue : O/o The Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima 797 001 The tenders, completed in all respect, must be received by this office on or before the date and time indicated above. The tenders received after the scheduled date and time will be rejected outright. All outstation tenders should be sent by Speed Post addressed to the undersigned and must reach the O/o Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima by 08-11-2016 at 1600 hrs and tender received thereafter shall not be entertained. Sd/(R.M Patel) Director of Postal Services Nagaland Division, Kohima-797 001 DC-2334


No : Est/PLG/Access to Postal Network/2015 Dated : 18/10/2016

No : Est/PLG/Access to Postal Network/2015 Dated : 18/10/2016


Assam additional chief secretary KV Eapen, visited the border in the Katigora circle of the district to take stock of the progress of border fencing and rehabilitation of Indian families who have been living in no-man’s land after being barricaded out during the course of fencing. The families living outside the fencing told the officials that they were leading a miserable life in the absence of civic amenities. Additional chief secretary Eapen said the government has taken up a plan to rehabilitate

NOTICE INVITING TENDER FOR SUPPLY OF STEEL TABLE TO O/O DIRECTOR OF POSTAL SERVICES, NAGALAND DIVISION, KOHIMA The Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima on behalf of the President of India intends to invite sealed tenders from local registered firms for supply of steel table to O/o Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima. The procurement will be for 03 (three) months (extendable thereafter if required). 1. Tenders must reach the undersigned on or before 08-11-2016 addressed to the Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima 797001. The method of submission of tender, amount of Earnest Money/Security Deposit and General Terms and Conditions applicable to contract has been mentioned in Annexure-I. The proforma for submission of tender has been given in Annexure-A (for technical bid) and Annexure-B (for financial bid) to this Notice Inviting Tender. (Copy to be obtained from O/o Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima on any working days). The schedule of Tender is given as under:Schedule of Tender :(i) Tender No : Est/PLG/Access to Postal Network/2015 (ii) Last date and time of receipt of tender : 08-11-2016 at 1600 hrs (iii) Specification : Steel Table (3 x 2) with one drawer & sunmica/Durotuff with proper paneling (iv) No. of article : 41 nos. (v) Estimated Cost : Rs 1.96 Lacs (Approx) (vi) Amount of Earnest Money Deposit as per clause-4 of Annexure-I : Rs 3920/(vii) Date and time of opening of Technical Bid of tender : 11-11-2016 at 1200 hrs (viii) Date & time of opening of Financial Bid of tender : 11-11-2016 at 1200 hrs (ix) Cost of tender : Rs 500/(In case the date of opening of tender happens to be a ‘Holiday’ then the tender will be received and opened on the next working day as per same time schedule). Venue: O/o The Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima - 797 001. The tenders completed in all respect must be received by this office on or before the date and time indicated above. The tenders received after the scheduled date and time will be rejected outright. All outstation tenders should be sent by Speed Post addressed to the undersigned and must reach the O/o Director of Postal Services, Nagaland Division, Kohima by 08-11-2016 at 1600 hrs and tender received thereafter shall not be entertained.


Sd/(R.M Patel) Director of Postal Services Nagaland Division, Kohima-797 001

Goodmorning birthday boy (kem) Many many happy returns of the day.

Dear Ngongo (Moasenten) You are naughty little 2 yr old. But, all that is forgotten because you’re just too cute and have brought much joy in the lives of everyone around you. Happy 2nd birthday! With love Amotsu, Aduo, Ago and Amo. Dear Mothanro Odyuo, Even though this birthday greeting comes to you a little late,the wish it brings for happiness is good on any day date. Wishing YOU a belated birthday...God bless You. With lots of love, Ni S S Pungnoe.


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Idea of compulsory voting ‘not so practical’, says CEC

CEC Nasim Zaidi with Election Commissioner A K Joti at the inaugural session of International Conference and Exhibition on Voter Education for Inclusive, Informed and Ethical Participation in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI) NEW DELHI, OCT 19 (PTI): The idea of compulsory voting has not been found practical, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said today, months after the government rejected a similar demand in the Lok Sabha. “Issue of compulsory voting as prevalent in some countries has been a matter of discussion earlier...we found the idea not so practical. But we will like to hear,” he said. He was addressing an international conference on voter awareness here. In February while responding to a private member’s bill introduced in the Lok Sabha on compulsory voting, then Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda had said though he appreciated the intention of the members, it would not be

possible for the government to introduce compulsory voting and penalise those who failed to exercise their franchise. The Law Commission in its report on electoral reforms submitted in March last had also decided against recommending compulsory voting by terming it as “highly undesirable” for a variety of reasons such as being undemocratic, illegitimate, expensive, unable to improve quality political participation and awareness, and difficult to implement. ater, responding to a question by reporters on the holding of simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections, Zaidi said the Commission has told a Parliamentary committee and the Law Ministry that such an exercise can be un-

dertaken once political parties are unanimous in amending the constitution and the poll panel’s certain demands like buying new EVMs are met. In its reply to the Law Ministry in May on the issue, the Commission had said it supported the proposal but cost involved will be to the tune of over Rs 9000 crore. Deposing before the parliamentary panel which gave its report on ‘Feasibility of holding simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state Legislative Assemblies’ in December last, the Commission had expressed similar “difficulties”. The Commission has told the government as well as the committee that simultaneous conduct of elections would require large-scale purchase of Electronic Voting Machines and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines. While as per electoral law, elections can be held six months prior to the end of the term of a House, the term of the House cannot be extended except during proclamation of Emergency. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said during a meeting of BJP office-bearers on March 19 that state elections coupled with local-level polls, spread across virtually every year, often “hinder” the execution of welfare measures. He was keen on simultaneous elections once in five years.

Month-long Winter Session to begin on Nov 16 NEW DELHI, OCT 19 (PTI): The Winter Session of Parliament will commence on November 16 and is likely to end on December 16, it was officially announced today. This will be the 10th Session of 16th Lok Sabha and 241st Session of Rajya Sabha. “The Tenth Session of Sixteenth Lok Sabha will commence on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Subject to exigencies of government business the Session is likely to conclude on Friday, December 16, 2016,” a statement from the Lok Sabha Secretariat said. A similar communique was issued by Rajya Sabha Secretary General Shamsher K Sheriff. The Session dates have been advanced this time since in the past it was normally convened in the third or fourth week of November. The recent surgical strikes in PoK are expected to grab limelight during the monthlong Session. Some parties have alleged that the government is trying to politicise it. The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affair (CCPA) that had met here on October 13 and recommended that the Parliament session should commence from November 16 and end on December 16. An early Session may help the Central GST (CGST) and Integrated GST (IGST) legislations, which will pave way for the Goods and Services Tax (GST), to be approved within November or latest by early December.

Jaishankar’s remarks have exposed govt’s ‘lie’: Cong NEW DELHI, OCT 19 (PTI): Congress today latched on to Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar’s remarks that the Army had carried out “target specific, limited-calibre, counter-terrorist operations” across LoC in the past too, to “expose” the BJP and Modi government’s “lie” on the recent surgical strikes. The party’s chief spokesman Randeep Sur jewala hoped that Jaishanker would not get “axed” like his predecessor Sujatha Singh for “speaking the truth” and

“expose BJP’s deception”. “Modi Govt’s rhetoric, bravado and machismo’s exposed by FS, Jaishankar. Amit Shah’s and Parrikar’s lies lie exposed. (sic). “Hope FS Jaishankar won’t get axed like Sujatha Singh for speaking the truth qua valour of Armed Forces and exposing BJP’s deception,” Surjewala tweeted. His tweets came a day after a Parliamentary panel was told that the Army had carried out “target specific, limited-calibre, counter-terror-

ist operations” across the LoC in the past too, but this is for the first time the government has gone public about it. The information given by Jaishankar to the Parliamentary Committee on External Affairs appears to contradict Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s claim. Sources said Jaishankar made the remarks when specifically asked by MPs whether surgical strikes have been carried out in the past. “Professionally done, target-specific, limited-calibre

counter-terrorist operations have been carried out across the LoC in the past too, but this is for the first time that the government has made it public,” Jaishankar had been quoted as saying by unnamed sources present in the meeting. The top diplomat’s comments assume significance in the context of remarks by Parrikar last week rejecting Congress’ claims that surgical strikes were undertaken during the UPA government too.





Nagaland Post, Dimapur thursday, October 20, 2016

With Jaya’s photo, Panneerselvam chairs cabinet CHENNAI, OCT 19 (PTI): For the first time after the Tamil Nadu Governor re-allocated the portfolios of ailing Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to him last week, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O. Panneerselvam on Wednesday presided over a Cabinet meeting. Although the government did not release details of the meeting, the Cabinet is understood to have deliberated on the dispute with Karnataka, besides other subjects. The meeting comes ahead of the scheduled onset of the North-east Monsoon later this month. The rains in December last year had wreaked havoc, flooding Chennai and nearby districts. Last week, Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had allotted the portfolios

Panneerselvam (right), the senior AIADMK leader chairs the cabinet meeting at the Secretariat in Chennai on Wednesday. (PTI) including Home held by Jayalalithaa to Panneerselvam, till the time she returned to resume official duties. The government released photographs of Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting, where Pan-

neerselvam was seen seated with a picture of Jayalalithaa placed on his desk. The nearly hour-long meeting was held in the backdrop of demands by Opposition parties for an all-party meeting

on the Cauvery issue. Farmers’ bodies and political parties had staged a twoday State-wide rail blockade ending Tuesday, urging the Centre to constitute a Cauvery management board. The last Cabinet meeting held by Jayalalithaa was in July to discuss the State budget. The Raj Bhavan had last week in a release, said Paneerselvam, who holds the Administrative Reforms portfolio, in addition to Finance, “will also preside over cabinet meetings.” Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo Hospitals on September 22 for fever and dehydration. A specialist from London, besides three-member team of doctors from the AIIMS, New Delhi, had examined her.



Dated Kohima, the 19th Oct. 2016.

ADVERTISEMENT NO - 4/2016. Applications are invited for filling up the following vacancies under the Government of Nagaland in the manner prescribe below: Item No. 1: 16 (sixteen) posts of Medical Officer (Class–I Gazetted) under Health & Family Welfare Department. Item No. 2: 8 (eight) post of Veterinary Asst. Surgeon (Class–I Gazetted) under Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Department. Item No. 3: (a) 1 (one) post of SDO (Class–I Gazetted)(Agri./Civil Engineering) under Irrigation & Flood Control Department. (b) 4 (four) posts of JE (Class–II Gazetted) (Agri./Civil Engineering) under Irrigation & Flood Control Department. Item No. 4: (a) 3(three) posts of SDO (Class–I Gazetted) (Civil Engineering) under P.H.E Department. (b) 12 (twelve) posts of JE (Class–II Gazetted) (Civil Engineering) under P.H.E Department. Item No. 5: (a) 6 (six) posts of SDO (Class–I Gazetted) (Civil Engineering) under Works & Housing Department. (b) 19 (nineteen) posts of JE(Class–II Gazetted) (Civil Engineering) under Works & Housing Department. Item No. 6: 1 (one) post of Asst. Mechanical Engineer (AME) (Class–I Gazetted) (Mechanical Engineering) under Works & Housing Department. Item No. 7: (a) 5 (five) posts of SDO (Class–I Gazetted) (Electrical) under Power Department. (b) 9 (nine) posts of JE (Class–II Gazetted) (Electrical) under Power Department. (c) 1 (one) post of JE (MIS) (Class–II Gazetted) under Power Department. (d) 1 (one) post of JE (Class–II Gazetted) (Civil Engineering) under Power Department Item No. 8: 1 (one) post of Programmer (Class–I Gazetted) under Department of Justice and Law. Item No. 9: 5 (five) posts of Asst. Public Prosecutor (Class–I Gazetted) under Department of Justice and Law. Item No. 10: 1 (one) post of Dy.SP (NPTO) (Class–I Gazetted) under Home Department. Item No.11: 4 (four) posts of Ranger (Class–II Gazetted) under the Department of Forest, Ecology, Environment and Wildlife. Item No.12: 1 (one) post of Librarian (Class–II Gazetted) under the Department of Justice and Law. Item No.13: 2 (two) posts of District Sports Officer (Class–II Gazetted) under Youth Resources & Sports Department. Item No.14: (a) 5 (five) posts of Junior Soil Conservation Officer (Class–II Gazetted) under Soil & Water Conservation Department. (b) 1 (one) post of Asst. Soil Survey Officer (Class–II Gazetted) under Soil & Water Conservation Department. Item No.15: (a) 8 (eight) posts of Agriculture Inspector (Class–III Non-Gazetted) under Agriculture Department. (b) 3 (three) posts of Agri. Marketing Inspector (Class–III Non-Gazetted) under Agriculture Department. Item No.16: 1 (one) post of Fishery Inspector (Class–III Non-Gazetted) under Fishery Department. Item No.17: (a) 1 (one) post of Mechanical Supervisor (Class–III Non-Gazetted) under Printing & Stationery Department. (b) 3 (three) posts of Foreman (Class–III Non-Gazetted) under Printing & Stationery Department. Item No.18: 1 (one) post of Overseer (SO Grade-I) (Class–III Non-Gazetted) under Rural Development Department. Item No.19: 1 (one) post of Asst. Entomologist (Class–III Non-Gazetted) under Health & Family Welfare Department. Item No.20: (a) 3 (three) posts of Lecturer (Grade –A–) (Civil Engineering) under the Department of Technical Education. (b) 1 (one) post of Lecturer (Grade –A–) (Electrical Engineering) under the Department of Technical Education. (c) 1 (one) post of Asst. Lecturer (Grade –A–) (Civil Engineering) under the Department of Technical Education. (d) 1 (one) post of Demonstrator (Grade-III) (Chemistry) under the Department of Technical Education. Item No.21: 1 (one) post of Computer Programmer (Grade-III Non-Gazetted) under Municipal Affairs Department. Item No.22: 4 (four) posts of Extension Officer (Class–III) (Non-Gazetted) under Sericulture Department. Item No.23: (a) 1 (one) post of Electronic Mechanic (Class-III Non-Gazetted) under the Directorate of Employment, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. (b) 1 (one) post of Workshop Calculation & Science (Class-III Non-Gazetted) under the Directorate of Employment, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. (c) 1 (one) post of Computer Operating and Processing Assistant (COPA) (Class-III Non-Gazetted) under the Directorate of Employment, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. Item No.24: 1 (one) post of Motor Vehicle Inspector (Class–III Non-Gazetted) under Transport Department. Note: 1. Candidates are advised to access the details of the Terms and Conditions of the Advertisement from the Commission’s Notice Board or website at 2. Candidates can apply Online through the Nagaland State Portal at or through any NagalandOne Common Service Center (CSC). Details of the Online Application Form, instructions to the candidates and list of operational CSCs are available on the Commission’s website. 3. Candidates are advised to check the payment status in their State Portal inbox. If the payment status shows “Completed”, the form has been successfully submitted. If the payment status shows “Pending” the candidate must make payment again by clicking “Pending”. If more than one payment is made for the same application the excess amount will be refunded 4. Syllabus and pattern of exam can be downloaded from the Commission’s website at 5. Online Application Form can be accessed from 26th October 2016. 6. The last date for submission of Online Application Form is 16th Nov. 2016. ( KHRUPI SOTHU) Secretary, Nagaland Public Service Commission, Kohima DC-2346



Nagaland Post

Between The Lines

Vol. XXVI NO. 313 Dimapur, thursday, October 20, 2016


Under scrutiny

ormer judge of the supreme court Markandey Katju has been summoned by the Supreme Court for allegedly insulting the court’s judgement over the Soumya rape-murder case and asked to appear before the court to explain his views on November 11,2016. Justice Katju described the court judgement that let off rapistmurderer Govindchamy from death sentence and instead given only life sentence of the brutal rape and murder of 23-year of Soumya on February 1,2011. Govindchamy had entered inside the ladies’ compartment of the Ernakulam-Shoranpur passenger train where the victim Soumya happened to be the lone passenger. The accused had brutally assaulted the victim on the head and causing grievous injury then dragged her out of the slow moving train to a nearby jungle where he raped her. She died six days later in the medical college hospital due to the fatal injuries suffered on her head. Trial court had awarded death sentence on the accused and which was also upheld by the Kerala High Court However, the apex court acquitted him from the murder charge and convicted him only for committing rape. He was then sentenced to life imprisonment. Katju in his comment had stated that the accounts of some that the victim had jumped off the train was not credible as there was no evidence to suggest so. Katju said the victim suffered fatal blows on her head and that itself was an act of murder. The issue raised by Justice Katju cannot be termed as irresponsible since he being a former judge himself, knows how the courts pronounce judgment. In this case, Katju was clear in his mind that there was an error of judgment that did not serve the ends of justice. Katju knew what he was commenting about and also aware that he could be hauled for contempt of court. Under the Constitution, there is no separate guarantee of the freedom of the press and it is the same freedom of expression, which is conferred on all citizens under Article 19(1). Any expression of opinion would, therefore, be not immune from the liability for exceeding the limits, either under the law of defamation or contempt of Court or the other constitutional limitations under Article 19(2). It may be noted that there have been many court judgements which were at times, totally unexpected and also questionable but no one dared to speak for fear of being charged with contempt of court. The insulation of the court from public scrutiny, with such laws have led many intellectuals and former judges to express the need for a review. No doubt, some court judgments had been controversial and also invited valid criticisms. However there is also the issue of protecting the sanctity of the judiciary against irresponsible and motivated attacks where motives are imputed on judgements or defaming the judiciary with unsubstantiated allegations. Today in India, judicial activism or legal overreach has become a phenomenon. At one point of time the court appeared to have taken up upon itself the role of a super administrator especially during the rule of the previous UPA government. The court can only restore confidence on itself if it can act as its own watchdog and does not take valid criticisms badly and accept that even judges are human.

DailyDevotion The Unheeded Secret Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world.” —John 18:36 The great enemy of the Lord Jesus Christ today is the idea of practical work that has no basis in the New Testament but comes from the systems of the world. This work insists upon endless energy and activities, but no private life with God. The emphasis is put on the wrong thing. Jesus said, “The kingdom of God does not come with observation….For indeed, the kingdom of God is within you” (Luke 17:20-21). It is a hidden, obscure thing. An active Christian worker too often lives to be seen by others, while it is the innermost, personal area that reveals the power of a person’s life. We must get rid of the plague of the spirit of this religious age in which we live. In our Lord’s life there was none of the pressure and the rushing of tremendous activity that we regard so highly today, and a disciple is to be like His Master. The central point of the kingdom of Jesus Christ is a personal relationship with Him, not public usefulness to others. It is not the practical activities that are the strength of this Bible Training College— its entire strength lies in the fact that here you are immersed in the truths of God to soak in them before Him. You have no idea of where or how God is going to engineer your future circumstances, and no knowledge of what stress and strain is going to be placed on you either at home or abroad. And if you waste your time in overactivity, instead of being immersed in the great fundamental truths of God’s redemption, then you will snap when the stress and strain do come. But if this time of soaking before God is being spent in getting rooted and grounded in Him, which may appear to be impractical, then you will remain true to Him whatever happens.


Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is. ~ William E. Barrett


akistan’s National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz has said that there is no room for improvement in relations between India and Pakistan so long as Narendra Modi is the Prime Minister of India. This is the most undemocratic and anti-people remark any person could have made. That it comes from a top Pakistan official is all the more disappointing and deplorable. Modi is a duly elected Prime Minister and he and his Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) were returned to power in an open, fair election. Dissent is a part of democracy but it does not mean that a dissenter should be given the No. 1 position. I do not like the ideology of Modi and his party but he is the Prime Minister of India and I, as a citizen of the country, accept him in that position. Sartaj is only shutting his eyes to the facts. His opinion does not count in the face of reality: the return of BJP and Narendra Modi at the polls. The cat was out of the bag when the National Assem-

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Misplaced blame game

bly, which he was addressing, passed a unanimous resolution on the “atrocities” in Kashmir. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also drew a blank at the UN where he tried to raise the issue. Seventy years have gone by and there is no normalization of relations between the two countries because of Pakistan’s insistence on raising the Kashmir issue at different world forums. It was agreed between Zulfikhar Ali Bhutto and Indira Gandhi at Shimla in 1970 that Kashmir was a bilateral issue and it has to be sorted out by the two, without any interference of a third party. Since the Kashmir problem had remained unresolved I met Lord Radcliffe during a visit to London to know his view point. He readily agreed to meet me but on the condition that I would not discuss the line which he had drawn between India and Pakistan at the time of partition. I assured him that I was not renewing the issue because I had no ulterior motive. But I just wanted to understand

the rationale behind the line which he considered an insigdelineated. Lord Radcliffe lived nificant territory. He blamed at a flat on the Oxford Street, Lord Mountbatten for having London. When he opened the given a tehsil in Gurdaspur to door I thought that he couldn’t connect India with Kashmir. be Redcliffe because I had Without it, there would have been no link of imagined India with Kashthat there Kuldip Nayar mir. There was wo u l d b e fuss in meeting the Lord. On yet another evidence of Lord the contrary, when I went to Mountbatten’s antics when a his flat he asked me if I would letter from him was retrieved have a cup of tea. When I said from the debris of a plane yes, he himself went to the crash in the northern part kitchen and prepared the tea. of Pakistan. The letter was I knew that Lord Radcliffe had being carried by his personal refused to collect his fee of Rs. aide who was travelling in the 40,000 which Lord Mountbat- plane. Pakistan has quoted ten had offered him when he this incident as an evidence was approached to demarcate of nefarious design by Lord the border between India and Mountbatten who was nourPakistan. As a sensitive man ishing the grievance against that he was, Lord Radcliffe Pakistan for not making him thought that the blood of one the joint Governor General. I million people who took upon was amazed by the disclosures themselves to migrate from that Lord Radcliffe made when one country to other was on he said that while drawing the his conscience. That is the line he had given Lahore to reason why he refused to the India. But when he realized collect the fee. He said he was that Pakistan would not have surprised that the two countries an important place to locate had gone to war on Kashmir its capital, he had allotted it to

Pakistan. Pakistan has itself to blame for the conditions prevailing in Kashmir. When the British quit, Maharaja Hari Singh of Jammu and Kashmir announced his independence. Pakistan sent its regular troops because it did not accept the Maharaja’s decision. India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru did not accept the Maharaja’s accession until he made Sheikh Abdullah, the popular Kashmiri leader, in prison at the time, as Prime Minister of the state. There was so much delay in Nehru giving his nod to the accession that the Pakistani troops reached the outskirts of Srinagar airport. The Indian forces were flown and they reached at the nick of time to secure the airport. Captain Rai was the first casualty. Had the Pakistani forces not wasted time in looting and raping at Baramulla, they would have had the control of the airport. If they had done so, the entire story would have been different. Sartaj Aiziz, I think, it is wrong to pick on Modi because when

he stopped at Islamabad, Kashmir’s accession was history. Modi has had no hand in it. He started with all the goodwill and visited Islamabad to participate in the birthday celebrations of Nawaz Sharif ’s granddaughter. Pakistan’s obsession is Islam, the religion. Islam, that they made the state religion. Since Modi is considered an exponent of Hindutva—he was an RSS pracharak—he is blamed for all the wrong that had happened to the Muslims in India after partition. Posterity will confirm that the border accepted on the basis of religion is a permanent wrong done to people on both the countries. They remain segregated because one is Hindu and the other is Muslim. I hope that the dream of Pakistan’s founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah comes true. He said that the two countries would live like America and Canada. They would, Jinnah said, cease to be Hindus and Muslims, not in the religious sense but otherwise, and stop mixing religion with the state.



Policy of proper recruitment of teachers

t is widely published by the NSSATA that they had decided to boycott classes w.e.f 17/10/2016 as phase-1 due to non-payment of salary for consecutive 5 months by the department of school education. In my opinion, the decision taken by this group of teachers have their full right to agitate in a democratic society as well as according to the way the department had then advertised of teacher vacancy posts in Nagaland and the nature of appointment order given to so called SSA teachers 2010 &2013 respectively. It had seen that the concerned department had taken the biggest exercise of teacher recruitment in the History of Nagaland. Indeed, more than 2700 teachers were recruited through proper channel according to vacancy position of the then newly created primary, Middle and secondary schools. The department has also given them regularized appointment order where GIS and NPS deduction were made right from the date of joining their duties. However, the department treated this group of teacher as stepmotherly treatment from the date of their appointment till date. The department and those who are in the helms of affairs always says quality education and competent teachers in all kinds of programmes, seminars and other functions. On the other hand, the department seems like supporting backdoor appointees to get regularization order as soon as possible as State cadre teachers.

Also, the department is still insisting to lift ban of appointment of teachers which was banned in 2013 against retired and other vacancies due to excess appointment of teachers in the State. Now, if the department is sincere enough to take care of its employees, they can decide who can teach quality education or as competent teachers in the schools because the above mention group of teachers were properly recruited as State cadre as per cabinet decision according to its advertisement. Besides, most of this group of teachers resigned from other department jobs and accepted this teaching job offer as per department advertisement. In fact, the department is fully aware that the said teachers are all Naga competent youth who passed through open recruitment where the present Naga society always yearn for. I do believe that the concern department will do favour to their one most important demand i.e absorb them into State Non- Plan Salary Expenditure which is their full right to fight for. It is the sole duty of a responsible Government/department to solve the problems which is utmost importance at present. I also do believe that justice and transparency should prevail in our Government policy so that the degrading status of Government schools will regain its popularity in future by adopting the policy of proper recruitment of teachers in Nagaland. Seyiekhrolo Mek, 4th Mile Dimapur

Whom to blame?


ooking at the present scenario, people are increasingly gaining more knowledge where we call them the advanced generation. So many educated people I say! yet, uncivilized they are! The new trend of today’s society is to put the blame on someone else instead of admitting our mistakes. Well, a question always hindered my mind for our society. Are you among one who blames the political leaders for being corrupted? If yes, my question here is,”Why do we blame the leaders when we are the ones who elect them for the sake of money without even having the second thought for the society and the deserving candidate?”. Who is to be blamed? I am confused because we Nagas have the tendency of always putting the blame on someone else but the fact is, if I am not wrong, we sell our votes for the sake of money and the result is we have poor development in the society and the funny thing is, we never think about coming to the conclusion. Knowing the struggles we go through because of our previous mistake by voting the wrong person for the sake of money, we tend to repeat the same mistake in the next election and at the end, we blame the leaders again. Now, coming to another page, here I would like to bring up another issue. Are you among those who are so proud of getting a government job through the back door appointment? If that is the case, it saddens me because it is injustice not only to the deserving person but also injustice to the ones whom you are going to work with. Suppose two men goes for a Teacher job

interview where one is highly qualified and the other is just average but the average man gets the job through back door appointment and sadly the highly qualified man fails to get through and later, the picture turned out that the average man never went for his duty rather kept a proxy teacher for himself, who is again not qualified for the post of teacher, who is the one suffering here? Or who is the one struggling here? The students with a poor teacher or the qualified man struggling for job? You know, we human beings have become so ignorant, selfish and greedy where we do not even realize that there is someone who is more deserving than us yet we are enjoying the salaries which we do not deserve at all. Such a shame to be enjoying the money getting through back door appointment jobs with no qualification and such a shame to snatch away someone else’s post and enjoy their salaries. When will we Nagas learn that we are the reason for all these corruption and when will we learn that we are the future for the society? Now, let me point out another poor and sad habit of ‘We The Nagas’. Suppose I go out for roaming with tattoos on me and the next day I see kids with tattoos on them, is it me who is to be blamed? If you say ‘yes’, I am saddened again for you having such a poor mentality. We Naga, in cases like this, we are always tend to blame others saying that they are being such a bad influence to the kids but ‘No’, no one is influencing the other. It depends on you and me whether to imitate the other or not because God has given us the wisdom to differentiate between good

and bad. We are the ones responsible for our mistakes so why do we have to go and blame someone else if you and I have done a mistake? No one is forcing us to imitate them, no one is holding your hand or forcing you to be like them. Everyone has their own way of living. The question is,’ Why do we have to blame someone else for our mistakes?’. Our mentality are still so primitive where we, instead of looking things with a positive attitude, we always have a negative perspective of almost everything. Can we stop being such narrow minded people and can we learn to broaden our thoughts? Is it necessary for us to take or ask money to sell our votes? Why take such a long process and be so corrupted just to enjoy the money when you can enjoy peacefully and live with harmony with a developed society only if you choose the right and deserving candidate not for the sake of money. Dear people, the things which I have mentioned above is nothing new to you or me. We have been hearing and reading the same old things again and again for the past many years yet we carry an elephant ear where we tend to be so stubborn and are not at all ready to walk the talk. If we become a better citizen, no power can stop us from giving us what we deserve. To have a better leader, it begins from you and I. We are the future, you and I are the leaders of tomorrow. People, ‘If you and I are to be multiplied into a million times, what sort of nation will we have?’. THINK ! Kepevino Hozoyeh

Speech of Temjenyanger Aier on Martyrs Day Appeal to additional director (HOD) My dear Naga friends, At the outset, I thank the almighty God for He upholds our Naga nation and its survival throughout our past trials and hardships. On the occasion of the October 18 2016 our Naga National Nartyrs day I greet our National Workers who are here in this session and working elsewhere for the same cause Naga sovereignty. My dear friends, October 18 is our Naga National Martyrs declared day. On this day on the street of Kohima Zasibito Nagi a judge in the Central Court Kohima was killed. It was a day of silent procession in the street to protest against brutal killings of innocent Nagas by the Indian Police and Indian Armed Forces throughout Nagaland. Beginning from this day onward many Naga Patriots were killed by Indian Armed Forces and divide and rule forces as well. I would like to mention here some facts about some of our Naga National Council (NNC) pioneers who gave their


lives for our Nagas tomorrow. 1. Late Aliba Imti hailing from Longjang village, Mokokchung District State Nagaland who was the founding member president of Naga Club in 1918. During his regime the Naga Club submitted the famous memorandum to Simon commission, the statutory commission sent from British parliament London to naga Hills. Furthermore, during his tenure Naga Club transformed into Naga National Council (NNC) and late Aliba Imti was its first president and under his leadership Naga celebrated Independence Day on August 14 1947. He was an arts graduate, a successful pioneer national leader. 2. Late A.Z. Phizo, the foyrth NNC president who occupied this post from 1950 to 1990 till hes death in his London house. During his tenure he conducted the historic plebiscite on May 16 1951 and Nagas voted to 99.9% for Naga sovereignty. Late Yongkong and late

Khodao Yanthan joined to assist president A.Z Phizo in 1962 in London. Among those Naga leaders Khodao Yanthan came back to Nagaland after Phizo’s death and served as the NNC president from 1990 to 1993 (NNV Golden Jubilee Souvenir). Yongkong lived in London to complete his assigned duties till his death in London 8.30 a.m. (IST) 2006. During his lifetime Yongkong said to his relative and friends that neither his dead body nor his body burned ashes would not be taken to Nagaland, surrendering it to the Indian Government and this was fulfilled accordingly by his relatives and his friends after his death. This is how our pioneer leaders served our nation with sincerity, with their best ability and honesty and so, i do hereby request all the Naga National workers to follow the good footsteps of pioneers with honesty and sincerity. Kuknalim Temjenyanger Aier, President, NNC/NPGN (NA)

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With due respect, we on behalf of the All Nagaland Government Primary Teachers’ Association (ANGPTA) have the honour to state some few lines for favour of your kind consideration and sympathetic order please. That Sir, the SSA and the aggrieved Hindi teachers have been deprived of their salaries from the past six months causing them mental agony, financial constraints and adversity so much so that they are neck deep in debt. The said teachers have been discharging their duties diligently and with dedication even in this situation but as we all know, it is humanly impossible to work and perform in an empty stomach. Moreover, our salary is the only source and means of sustenance for the whole family irrespective of numbers of members in the family. It has been clearly given to empathize that all their woes and pleas are often left unattended or ignored for too long- far beyond the point of toleration, forcing them to resort to agitation time and again (as they exhaust all their resources for conciliatory ground). This desperate measure by these teachers in the form of agitations puts the whole department, which is considered as

Naga churches losing its purpose

am afraid that Naga Churches are losing its purpose. It is unfortunate that today many Naga churches are emphasizing on the building structure rather than the word of God. Naga society is infested with multiple sickness. We search for the cure but we are searching in the wrong place. J.P. Moreland said, “We are having a revival of feelings, but not of the knowledge of God. The church today is more guided by feelings than by convictions. We have value enthusiasm more than informed commitment.” (Love your God with all your heart. p. 19). Teaching and preaching

of the word of God has been replaced in many churches with entertainment, drama, concert, comic act etc. We are preaching only what people’s itching ears wants to hear than the pure word of God. That is what the false prophets in the Old Testament did. “Throughout the prophetic literature we notice a common theme - the false prophets tell the people what they want to hear, baptized it with God’s name, and serve it up as God’s latest word to His people.” (Michael Horton. Sola Scriptura. p. 15). The pur pose of many churches is no longer salvation, for teaching, for reproof, for

rebuking, for correction, and for training in righteousness (2 Tim. 3:16 & 17). And the result is increasingly in experience, feelings, mysticism and extra biblical revelations that supersedes the Bible. The church is drifting with the tide of worldly thoughts and opinion. Douglas Groothuis writes, “We are told that Christians must shift their emphasis from objective truth to communal truth experience, from rational argument to subjective appeal, from doctrinal orthodoxy to relevant practices. I have reasoned that this move is nothing less than false to Christian integrity and biblical witness. It is illogical

philosophy. We have something far better to offer.” (Truth Decay, p. 265). That something far better to offer is - the Bible. When feelings and experience become the driving force in our Christian life anything that people give will be swallow which will be detrimental for our spiritual life. And when our spiritual life is not right with God it effects the society or community. Instead of judging the Bible with our feelings and experience, we should judge our feelings and experience with the pure word of God. Agnes Humtsoe, (

the department of “the noblest profession”, in a very bad light before the whole world. Above all, the department should also realize that this kind of failures on its part to bring about a permanent solution to this particular problem of paying salary every month timely to all the teachers appointed under different Centrally sponsored schemes after so many years of facing the same issue is adversely affecting in the delivery of quality education in the state. Reason being the de-motivating factor to work without pay for months and months altogether. The ANGPTA, whose members work and shares all our good and bad times together with these teachers as a family of teaching fraternity in different nooks and corners of the state understand their pains and woes and in support of this section of aggrieved SSA and Hindi teachers make an earnest appeal to the kind authority of the Department of School Education to release their pending salary and arrears at the earliest to avoid further escalation of the already adversely affected school situations. Thanking you in anticipation. James Rokuoselhou, President, ANGPTA & Hoshika H. Sumi, Gen. Secy, ANGPTA

Reader’s Post


No lights but bills

Everything has moved to the online space in the recent years with online booking and payments. We request the Power deptt of Nagaland to follow suit. Since it’s much convenient to pay bills on time and help physically challenged people from the comfort of their homes. Besides, an online complaint and grievance mechanism will be of great help since many of our streets lights in our neighbor hoods don’t work. Street light charges are billed monthly, year after year and no lights. Asang, Dimapur

Reader’s note: Articles or letters published in any of the columns do not reflect the view of this newspaper nor that of the Editor in any manner.

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SP feud worsens: Akhilesh may skip party’s jubilee event

Akhilesh Yadav addresses after distribution of ration cards under the Nfsa at CM residence in Lucknow on Wednesday. (PTI) LUCKNOW, OCT 19 (PTI): In yet another sign of worsening infighting in Samajwadi Party, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday announced that he will embark on his ‘Vikas Rath Yatra’ alone from November 3 which will make him skip the party’s silver jubilee celebrations, slated to begin two days later. In a letter to his father and party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Chief Minister declared his intention to commence his yatra, which was put off last month after the open turf war with his uncle Shivpal Yadav, saying all political parties have already started their campaign for

the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. “I had decided to take out the yatra from October 3 but it was cancelled due to some reasons. I will take out the ‘Samajwadi Vikas Rath Yatra’ from November 3,” Akhilesh wrote. The announcement gave rise to speculation that Akhilesh might skip SP’s silver jubilee celebrations that begin on November 5 to send a message that he was unhappy over the expulsion of youth leaders from the party, who would not be present at the event. Apart from reaching out to people and galvanising party workers, Akhilesh’s yatra is seen as a move to truncate the

influence of Shivpal, who had been appointed the new state party president in his place. Akhilesh has also sent copies of the letter to state party chief Shivpal Yadav and National General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav. He said yatra’s detailed programme will be communicated to district presidents and party workers in due course. Earlier in the day, Akhilesh, Shivpal Yadav, and Mulayam held a closed-door meeting at party supremo’s 5 Vikramaditya Marg residence to discuss poll strategy. According to party sources, Akhilesh is adamant on his demands of revoking the expulsion of youth leaders, some of whom are MLCs, and having his say in the ticket distribution. Akhilesh had earlier announced his decision to take out the yatra from October 3 through his twitter handle with a picture in which he was seen sitting inside a bus. He had last month hit back over his removal from the party post by stripping Shivpal of his key ministerial portfolios but had to retreat as Mulayam stepped in. The infighting continued unabated with Mulayam siding with Shivpal and his cousin Ram Gopal throwing his weight behind the the Chief Minister. The distribution of tickets and whether Akhilesh should be projected as CM candidate remain a bone of contention.


National/state Cauvery: K’taka says it will comply with SC order BENGALURU, OCT 19 (PTI): Karnataka government today said it would stick to the Supreme Court direction to the state to release 2,000 cusecs of water per day to Tamil Nadu till further orders. “We will stick to the Supreme Court order. I want to say no more than that,” Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra told reporters on the sidelines of a media briefing on cabinet meeting. The Supreme Court had yesterday retained its direction to Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs till further orders and asked the two states to ensure peace and harmony, saying citizens should not become law unto themselves. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra, which commenced the crucial hearing on various issues arising out of the dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over sharing of Cauvery waters, had said it first intended to adjudicate the issue of maintainability of appeals filed by both the states and Kerala against the Cauvery water dispute tribunal’s 2013 award. “The interim order dated October 4 directing Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs of water per day to Tamil Nadu will continue till further orders,” the bench also comprising Justices Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar had said.

EC to announce poll schedule in 5 states NEW DELHI, OCT 19 (PTI): The Election Commission will take a call on the dates of Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand, due early next year, based on the inputs provided by security forces and state law and order machinery, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said today. He said the schedule will be finalised keeping in mind the weather and examination schedule. “We are trying to assess the requirement of se-

curity forces, climate and exam schedule -- all these inputs are being taken into consideration. Only then we will be able to say whether they will be staggered or multi-phase,” the CEC told reporters on the sidelines of an event. To another question on the subject, he said, “As far as the schedule is concerned, the Commission has not given a thought as yet.” While the term of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly ends in May next, the terms of assemblies of Punjab, Goa,

Manipur and Uttarakhand will end in March, 2017. Against the backdrop of Ram temple issue hogging the limelight in Uttar Pradesh again, he was asked whether he thinks the Commission should be given powers to prevent political parties from making statements in poll-bound states where elections have not yet been announced. Skirting the issue, Zaidi said once the polls are announced and the model code comes enforce, the EC will ensure its compliance in letter and spirit.

NNC/GDRN, NPGN/NNC, JD (U) flay Oct 18 incident DIMAPUR, OCT 19 (NPN): NNC/GDRN (NA) condemned the “unbelievable and uncivilized” act of some unidentified “savage assailant(s)”, who attempted to assassinate its president, Kiumkum Yimchunger at LRC colony, Balijan area on Tuesday night at around 6:30 pm. In a condemnation note, ato kilonser Hetoi Chophy and kilo kilonser Shilu Ao, termed the incident as a “direct challenge to the NNC/GDRN (NA)”. NNC/GDRN (NA) said that they could have handle the investigation alone to penalize those assailants and award befitting punishment but since the present Nagas are praying for peace and unity, it stood for the Nagas by surrendering the matter to the law enforcing agency. In this regard, NNC/ GDRN (NA) hoped that the assailant(s) would be arrested

and at the earliest. It also called upon all right thinking citizens and all NNPGS to condemn the act with all seriousness. NPGN/NNC (N/A): NPGN/NNC (N/A) under the leadership of president Temjenyanger Aier and ato kilonser Hozheto Z. Chophi in the strongest term condemned the “cowardice act” to assassinate president of NNC (N/A) Kiumukam. MIP kilonser, N. Mar Ao in a press statement said that the incident has shocked the collective leaders of the NPGN/NNC (N/A) national workers and the entire community. At this juncture when the Naga strives for peace and unity, and for amicable settlement of the long protracted Naga political issue by collectively joining hands- national workers and civil society organizations under one banner, such anti-national act should be

condemned by every peace loving citizen, MIP said. JD (U): Janata Dal (United) Nagaland state has also condemned the October 18 shooting incident at LRC colony, Balijan where NNC (N/A) president Kiumukam Yimchunger was “mindlessly” shot at by unidentified assailant(s). I n a p r e s s r e l e a s e, spokesperson JD (U) and member DAN coordination committee, L. Thronghokiu said that at this crucial juncture when Nagas are yearning for peace and harmony society, such blatant incident was totally “incongruous”. It further, urged the state law enforcing agencies to immediately investigate and apprehend the perpetrators responsible and ensure justice to the victim. The party also conveyed solitary to the victim and prayed for speedy recovery of the Kiumukam, who is being treated at Zion Hospital.

NGT seeks views on CNG as main fuel for vehicles

NEW DELHI, OCT 19 (PTI): In a bid to introduce clean fuel across the country, the National Green Tribunal today directed five northern states to explain their stand on making CNG as the main fuel for vehicles. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and Delhi to file affidavit giving details about cities which are connected with the supply of CNG and the areas proposed to be connected. It asked them to explain which functions are to be performed by the states and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) in this regard. The green panel also asked PNGRB to submit a comprehensive plan for laying CNG pipeline for distribution. “PNGRB shall clarify how many cities shall be covered with supply of CNG and what is the current status of CNG use in these five states,” it said. The matter was listed for next hearing on October 28. On the last date of hearing, the tribunal had warned of halting state transport if they did not introduce CNG, saying most particulate matters in the air inhaled by Delhi’ites emanated from there. The NGT in September had asked Uttar Pradesh and Haryana government to mull over the possibility of installing CNG stations in NCR while refusing to grant permission to over 10-year old diesel vehicles to ply in these areas.

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(SOA) University, which runs the Institute of Medical Sciences and Sum Hospital, had yesterday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed. Opposition Congress demanded that Rs 25 lakh each be given to the families of the victims. “The state government should give Rs 10 lakh each and the Centre Rs 15 lakh each to them,” OPCC chief Prasad Harichandan said.


tion. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who earlier issued directions for free treatment to the injured in different hospitals in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, today announced an ex-gratia before leaving for New Delhi. “The Chief Minister has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the victims,” a communication from his office said. Union Health Minister J P Nadda said the Centre will soon issue fresh advisory to all states to prevent a recurrence of such incidents anywhere in the country. Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan


BHUBANESWAR, OCT 19 (PTI): One more person today succumbed to her burn injuries, taking the number of those dying in the fire at SUM hospital to 21 even as the Odisha government announced a solatium of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of those killed. Janakibla Hui was shifted to AIIMS after the fire ravaged the private medical facility on Monday evening, a spokesman of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, said. The woman was suffering from lung cancer and undergoing treatment at Sum hospital. She was shifted to AIIMS in a critical condi-

NEW DELHI, OCT 19 (PTI): Justice Markandey Katju, summoned by the Supreme Court to explain his criticism of the Soumya case verdict, has said he was ready to do so but wanted the apex court to consider whether Article 124(7) of the Constitution barred him from appearing before it. The Supreme Court had two days ago summoned Katju to appear in person before it to point out the “fundamental flaws”, as claimed by him in the sensational Soumya rape case.

NBCC stake sale tomorrow; govt likely to raise Rs 2,200 cr New Delhi, Oct 19 (Agencies): Government will on Thursday sell its 15 percent stake in state-owned construction company NBCC at a floor price of Rs 246.50 with an aim to raise Rs 2,200 crore. The Centre had earlier in July cleared a proposal to sell


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ended higher by up to 2.74 per cent. Among sectoral indices, the FMCG index topped the losers chart by plunging 1.09 per cent. Realty too lost 0.91 per cent, auto 0.54 per cent, banking 0.52 per cent and capital goods 0.05 per cent. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 345.04 crore yesterday, showed provisional data. Globally, Asia ended mixed, and a lower opening in Europe had a bearing on trading sentiment here. In Asia, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.38 per cent while Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.21 per cent and Shanghai Composite 0.03 per cent. Key indices in France, Germany and the UK were lower by up to 0.28 per cent. The loss in index heavyweight and cigarette major ITC came amid reports that the GST Council is considering having multiple tax slabs along with a ‘sin’ cess on demerit goods such as tobacco and luxury products. The market breadth remained positive as 1,636 stocks ended in the green, 1,168 closed in the red while 213 went steady.



effect of global volatility,” said Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services. The broader markets outperformed the Sensex, with the small cap index rising 0.55 per cent and the mid-cap 0.06 per cent, as investors continued to widen their portfolios. Earlier on, sentiment remained positive on sustained foreign inflows amid positive overseas cues amid reports that China’s economy expanded more than expected in the third quarter. But it turned somewhat weak after profit-booking resurfaced at higher levels, dragging down key indices. A total of 14 scrips out of the 30-share Sensex pack ended lower. ITC plunged the most by falling 2.44 per cent, followed by ICICI Bank (2 per cent). Others that pulled the market lower include Hero MotoCorp (1.28 per cent), Hindustan Unilever (1 per cent), SBI (0.82 per cent) and Asian Paints (0.65 per cent). Wipro, Lupin, Adani Ports, GAIL, Power Grid, Sun Pharma, ONGC, NTPC and Dr Reddy’s held up as they

Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda and Power Minister Piyush Goyal were among the dignitaries present. NHPC’s Parbati-III power station is a run-of-the-river scheme having a 43-m high rockfill dam, underground power house and 10.58-km water conductor system. The power plant is designed to generate 1,963.29 million units annually.

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Mumbai, Oct 19 (PTI): After its biggest single-day gain in nearly five months in the previous session, market today caved in meekly as the Sensex closed the day lower after investors booked profit and global conditions stayed mixed. Much of the profitbooking happened in FMCG, realty and financial stocks after yesterday’s biggest singleday rebound in close to five months. Power, PSU, oil and gas, healthcare, consumer durables and IT, however, found some takers, which cushioned the fall. The 30-share index resumed higher and ended at 27,984.37, down by 66.51 points, or 0.24 per cent. It had posted a rally of about 521 points, its biggest single-session gain in nearly five months, yesterday. The 50-share Nifty went down 18.80 points, or 0.22 per cent, to 8,659.10. “Profit booking dragged the market due to global volatility ahead of tomorrow’s ECB meet. Expectations of a positive outcome from the GST Council did insulate us from the adverse

Mandi (HP), Oct 19 (PTI): Three hydro-electric projects with combined generation capacity of 1,732 MW were today dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, marking a major step towards meeting the power requirements of the northern states. The 800-MW power station of NTPC-Koldam, 520MW Parbati project of NHPC and 412-MW Rampur hydro station of SJVNL were dedicated to the nation at a public event here. Lauding the contribution of public sector companies in the country’s growth, Modi said these hydro projects will bring prosperity to the state and other parts of the nation. Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh,


Sensex fails to maintain 28,000-mark

But later lost momentum and fell back to hit a low of 66.77 due to fresh dollar demand from leading corporates and foreign banks before rebounding to end at 66.68, revealing a modest rise of 5 paise, or 0.07 per cent. It had appreciated by a good 15 paise yesterday. In worldwide trade, The American dollar traded weak against all major emerging currencies during the past Asian session after US inflation rose more than expected in September, prompting investors to trim bets on a December Fed rate hike. The dollar index, which measures its broader strength against a basket of currencies, was marginally up at 97.90. The RBI today fixed the reference rate for the dollar at 66.7145 and euro at 73.2125.


New Delhi, Oct 19 (PTI): Home-grown auto major Tata Motors has increased prices of its passenger vehicles by up to Rs 12,000 across models to offset rising input costs. “We have hiked prices of our passenger vehicles by one per cent ranging between Rs 5,000 and Rs 12,000 due to rising input costs,” Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors, told PTI. He said prices of raw materials such as steel and zinc have gone up prompting the company to take such a step. Tata Motors sells a range of passenger vehicles, including the entry-level small car Nano, newly—launched hatchback Tiago and crossover vehicle Aria, which were priced at a range of Rs 2.15 lakh to Rs 16.3 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Home-grown rival Mahindra & Mahindra has hiked prices of some of its passenger and small commercial vehicles by up to 1 per cent from this month.

the tax and 50 per cent of the items of common usage will be exempt to keep the inflation under check. The lower rates would be levied on essential items and the highest for luxury and demerit goods. The cess would help create a compensation fund to help compensate states for any loss of revenue from implementation of the new indirect tax regime that will subsume a host of central and state taxes including excise duty, service tax and VAT. Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac said his state government wanted the highest rate to be fixed at 30 per cent so that common man items can either be exempt or levied with lower tax rates.

Mumbai, Oct 19 (PTI): The rupee today extended its gains for the second session by adding 5 paise to close at 66.68 against the US dollar on sustained selling of the American currency by banks and exporters. Robust capital inflows alongside a slightly weaker greenback too reinforced the dominance of the home currency. It briefly moved into negative zone in late morning deals before regaining its strength in a fairly rangebound forex market. The local currency resumed higher at 66.68 as compared to overnight closing level of 66.73 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) market and moved higher to 66.66 on continued dollar unwinding back by higher local equities.


Tata Motors hikes passenger vehicle prices by Rs 12,000

growth rate of 14 per cent would be taken for calculating the likely revenue of each state in the first five years of implementation of GST, Jaitley told reporters here. States getting lower revenue than this would be compensated by the Centre. The GST Council on the first day of its three-day meeting discussed five alternatives of GST rate structure, he said, adding no decision was taken and discussions would continue tomorrow. A four-slab structure of 6, 12, 18 and 26 per cent with a cess on the highest band for ultra luxury and demerit items like tobacco being levied was discussed. Food items are proposed to be exempt from

Rupee firms up against soft Power boost to north; PM launches dollar, up 5 paise at 66.68 projects of 1,732 MW capacity


New Delhi, Oct 19 (PTI): The GST Council today discussed possible Goods and Service Tax rates, including a four-slab structure of 6, 12, 18 and 26 per cent with lower rates for essential items and highest band for luxury goods, even as it reached consensus on payment of compensation to states. The all-powerful panel, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and includes representatives of all states, reached a consensus on the way states would be compensated for any loss of revenue from implementation of the new indirect tax regime from April 1, 2017. Base year for calculating the revenue of a state would be 2015-16 and secular

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GST council consensus on payment of compensation




DECLARATION I, Smti. Sushilabala Sarkar, W/o Late Munindra Sarkar of Rly. Colony Dimapur do hereby declare as follows : (1) That, I am an Exgratia Pension holder of Rlys having SB A/C bearing Number 10810722330 in S.B.I, Dimapur. (2) That all works relating to drawal of my pension is done by the Rly. Pensioner's Association, Dimapur. (3) That while shifting my house I have lost the Death Certificate, Service Record of my late husband & Pension Payment Order relating to my pension and I am unable to trace the records. DP-8259

(Sushilabala Sarkar) C/o Rly Pensioner's Association, Dimapur


It is notified for the information that my original Marksheet Secondary Examination of Class X of the year 1996 and Roll No. 3113309 issued by CBSE has been actually lost. Name of the candidate INAKALI SEMA. Full Address Lengrijan Village, Dimapur. Contact No : 9206354447. DP-8251


I have lost my Gun licence No. 0604/OPMR/NL/2016, UIN - 641140031069322016, valid upto 31/12/18 on 19/10/16 at City Tower, Dimapur. Finder may kindly contact : 9615876994 Dr. A. NSHOGA Toulazouma Village, Dimapur



A white BOLERO SLE Bearing Reg. No. NL-07C-1527 with Chassis No. MAIPL2GAKA2F90900 And Engine No. GAA4F23796 which was parked near High School Junction area below SCERT office Kohima was stolen on 17th Oct. 2016 early morning. The vehicle was handed over to Yimchunger Baptist Borü Amukhungto (Yimchunger Baptist Church Association) by Nagaland Missions Movement; bought with believer’s prayer and contribution. Therefore whoever did this must return back with Christian Spirit and also finder may kindly report to the owner @ Ph. No. 9612960797. Finder will be rewarded. Rev. Hankiu Joshua Church & Mission Secretary, YBBA K-3862



Dated Kiphire the 19th Oct’2016

Whereas Miss. Khumsela Sangtam, D/o Late Imtiba Sangtam, Constable. of Changchor Village has applied for issue of Succession Certificate under the Indian Succession Act, 1925 in order to draw/receive the payment of movable/immovable properties of her father Late Imtiba Sangtam constable under the establishment of office of the Superintendent of Police Kiphire, Nagaland, who expired on 20/06/2016. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY 1. GPF 2. GIS 3. FBF 4. Pension case 5. Any other dues etc. From the office of the Superintendent of Police Kiphire, Nagaland. Public are hereby asked to file objection/claims if any within 30 (thirty) days from the date of issue of this order. If no objection/claims is received within the given time, Succession Certificate will be issued in favour of the applicant. DP-8238

(DR. TINOJONGSHI CHANG) Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kiphire: Nagaland

Regd. No. 406 Dated : 19.10.16 AFFIDAVIT I, Smti. Shikatoli Achumi, D/o. Nihoto Achumi, resident of South Point East Colony Zunheboto : Nagaland, do hereby affirm on oath and declare as hereunder : 1. That I am a bonafide citizen of India, resident at the above mentioned address. 2. That my father's name has been inadvertently recorded/entered as Nihoto in my PAN Card bearing PAN No. BWSPA8504L, Nikishe Achumi in my Aadhar Card bearing Aadhar Card No. 6982 0938 1801, whereas my father's real name is Nihoto Achumi and has been entered/recorded accordingly in my service records and all other official documents. 3. That this affidavit is made for the purpose of declaring that the name Nihoto Nikishe Achumi and Nihoto Achumi are same and one person which is referred to the name of my father. 4. Henceforth I shall use my father's name as Nihoto Achumi for all official purposes and future correspondence and to correct it from the concern authority. VERIFICATION I, hereby verify that the content made in paras 1 to 4 are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and beliefs and nothing materials is concealed therein. Deponent Solemnly sworn before me on this the 17th day October 2016 at Zunheboto. NOTARY PUBLIC DP-8253

international More Afghan children dying from conflict: UN

Nagaland Post, Dimapur thursday, october 20, 2016

Philippines police van rams protestors

Manila, Oct 19 (Agencies): A police van has rammed protesters in the Philippines capital Manila as a demonstration outside the US embassy turned violent. Footage showed protesters surrounding the van and hitting it with batons taken from police. The vehicle then drives into the crowd several times, injuring a number of people. Hundreds had met to demand the US end its military presence in the country. President Rodrigo Duterte has queried long-standing ties with the US. Police arrested at least 23 people, who threw red paint at them and a member of the US forces at the embassy. Tear gas was used against the demonstrators, after they broke through a line of riot police. They also took control of the water hose of a fire truck being used to douse them and threw stones at police. It remains unclear how many people were injured by the police van and how serious their injuries are.

US air force base leaks toxic chemicals Co lo r a d o, O c t 1 9 (Agencies): An air base in the US state of Colorado says it has accidentally released 150,000 gallons of toxic contaminated water into the sewer system of the nearby city of Colorado Springs. Peterson Air Force base said the water contained perfluorinated compounds or PFCs, a component of firefighting foam. It did not say how high the levels of chemicals were. A spokesman said the spillage did not affect the city’s drinking water supply but was discharged into a creek. The air force said the tainted water was released from a storage tank sometime in the past week. The cause of the leaks and the risks to local communities was being investigated.

The police van drove backwards and forwards into the crowd. (Internet) Television footage of the incident shows the van driving into people at speed. At one point it knocks over a woman and drags her body along the road. The van brakes and she appears to scramble away. Renato Reyes of the leftwing activist group Bayan said at least three people were taken

to hospital after being rammed by the van. “Even as the president avowed an independent foreign policy, Philippines police forces still act as running dogs of the US,” he said, adding there was “no justification” for the police violence. A spokesperson for the US embassy told the BBC it had

“seen reports” of injuries, but declined to comment further, directing inquiries to police. President Duterte is in Beijing, seeking to deepen ties and economic relations with China. Bilateral relations were strained under his predecessor over acrimonious territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

KABUL, OCT 19 (Agencies): The UN mission in Afghanistan says the number of children killed or wounded in the country’s conflict has increased in the first nine months of 2016, compared to the same period last year. A report by UNAMA released on Wednesday says the mission documented a total of 2,461 children’s casualties in 2016, 639 deaths and 1,822 wounded. That’s a 15 percent increase, compared to the January-September period in 2015. UNAMA says it’s deeply concerned over the continuing increase in child casualties, which have risen since 2013. Between January 1 and September 30, UNAMA documented 8,397 conflict-related civilian casualties, 2,562 deaths and 5,835 wounded. That’s a 1 percent decrease in overall civilian casualties, compared to the same period in 2015, though ground fighting is still the major cause of deaths.

Ecuador admits curbing Assange’s internet Quito, Oct 19 (Agencies): Ecuador has acknowledged it partly restricted internet access for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is taking refuge at its London embassy. It said Assange had in recent weeks released material that could have an impact on the US presidential election. Ecuador also said its move was not the result of pressure from Washington. The US denied WikiLeaks accusations that it had asked Ecuador to stop the site publishing documents about presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Transparency activist Julian Assange has sought asylum at London’s Ecuadorean embassy since 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations. In a statement (in Spanish), the Ecuadorean foreign ministry said WikiLeaks’ decision to publish documents

Julian Assange has been claiming asylum at London’s Ecuadorean embassy since 2012. could have an impact on the US presidential election. It said the release was entirely the responsibility of the organisation, and Ecuador did not want to interfere in the electoral process. “In that respect, Ecuador, exercising its sovereign right, has temporarily restricted ac-

cess to part of its communications systems in its UK Embassy,” the statement said. It added that “Ecuador does not yield to pressures from other countries”. WikiLeaks earlier said that Ecuador had cut off Assange’s internet access on Saturday evening.

The site has recently been releasing material from Hillary Clinton’s campaign, including those from a hack of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta’s emails. It released transcripts on Saturday of paid speeches Clinton made to the US investment bank Goldman Sachs in the past, which her campaign had long refused to release. The scripts reveal bantering exchanges with bank executives, which correspondents say may increase concerns among liberal Democrats that she is too cosy with Wall Street. The Democratic White House candidate’s camp has claimed the cyber-breach was orchestrated by Russian hackers with the aim of undermining the US democratic process. While Clinton’s team has neither confirmed nor denied the leaked emails are authentic, there have been no indications they are fake.


This is to inform all the investors of Queens Berry Foundation Dimapur, that there will be an emergency general meeting on October 21st 2016, 10:30 AM at Nagaland Science Centre near Super Market. Therefore, all the investors of Dimapur are requested to attend the meeting.





5-U SURUHUTO TOKUKUJO KUQHAKULU KOHIMA Ampe Shekha Kuposhukulu Kupughu Atsala : 22 Ghileqhi 2016, A-a : Heritage Village Kisama, Ado : 12 : 00 Puchou Akimichi Kukusu Ino. Shetoyi Sumi, Parliamentary Secretary, Fisheries, Printing & Stationeries. Alakhu Mpeu : Ino. Hokito Jakhalu, President Akiyeu : Ino, Avito Chishi, Gen. Secretary AHOHO KIKITHI 1. Hukuthu kighini


2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

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Ikhikulu & Kilekithi Alokivi tsah Akimichi le Akiyeu yehkipithi Noye nunishi anima ? Alakhu ampemi aqami & akithemi akighini bekutsu


8. Asheho & Aghulhu Kighini :

Ino. Hukheto Chophy, Convenor, Fellowship SBCK Ino. Toniho Aye, Vice President Akimichi Kukusu Illi Jessica T. Jakhalu & Sister

Ino. Nitoshe Zhimo, Asso. Pastor, SBCK Inoli. Nishili S. Aye, Asst. Pastor, SBCK.

------- A G H U L H U D O -----Pithikutsu : 1. STKK malimi kibo kumtsu alokivi shi kusu ani. (The President and collogue cordially invite all our In-Law families to join us in this Picnic programme) 2. Bus Stoppages :(i) High School Junction :- 8:00 AM. (ii) CANSEA Office :- 8:10 AM. (iii) Tinpati Junction :- 8:20 AM. (iv) Razhu Point :- 8: 30 AM. (v) TCP Gate :- 8:45 AM. (vi) Red Cross Junction :- 9: 00 AM. (vii) AG Junction :- 9:10 AM. (viii) Lerie Junction :- 9:20 and reach Kisama at 10:00 Am. Akupughu Kumulami STKK K-3864


The Radiation Oncology OPD will remain closed on the 21st and 22nd of October 2016 on account of the Annual Conference of the Association of Radiation Oncologists of India NE Zonal Chapter. However patients undergoing Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy will continue with their treatment. DP-8240(B)

Indonesia to enforce castration law Jakarta, Oct 19 (Agencies): Indonesia could “wipe out” paedophilia with its new policy of chemical castration, President Joko Widodo has told the BBC. He said Indonesia respected human rights but there would be “no compromise” when it came to punishing such sexual crimes. Indonesia passed controversial laws earlier this month authorising chemical castration for paedophiles. The laws were subject to fierce debate in parliament. The Indonesian Doctors Association says its members should not be involved as the procedure would violate medical ethics. Chemical castration is the use of drugs to reduce sex drive and libido, without sterilisation or removing organs. The paedophiles who want treatment President Widodo said “our constitution respects human rights, but when it comes to sexual crimes there is no compromise”. “We are strong and we will be very firm. We will hand out the maximum penalty for sexual crimes.” He added: “In my opinion… chemical castration, if we enforce it consistently, will reduce sex crimes and wipe them out over time.” In a wideranging interview with the BBC’s Yalda Hakim, President Widodo - also known as Jokowi - discussed topics including the South China Sea, corruption, a recent tax amnesty and the government’s stance on homosexuality. Earlier this month, an advert for a new youth ambassador position stipulated that members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community need not apply. The government advert

Joko Widodo said the post was only open to applicants not involved in “sexually deviant behaviour”. President Widodo said there was no discrimination against minorities, but he added: “We are the world’s largest Muslim nation and we have religious norms. You have to remember that and know that. We have social norms.” You cannot cure paedophilia by chemical castration. How long can it last? Let’s say the patient has it for three years while in jail. But after his release he can go to a doctor and reverse it with hormone therapy. Chemical castration is not completely irreversible, so it is not effective. Furthermore, the punishment cannot be done as long as the executor is a medical doctor, because we have to uphold medical ethics. When you become a doctor, you have to swear that you won’t do anything harmful to any human being. My message to all doctors across Indonesia is that as long as you’re a doctor, you cannot do it, even if the government says it is to punish a rapist.

It is harmful and it’s against human rights. Dr Prijo Sidipratomo is chairman of the medical ethics committee at the Indonesian Doctors Association. On the subject of the ongoing maritime rights dispute in the South China Sea, Widodo defended Indonesia’s steppedup military presence around the Natuna Islands. He said the Indonesian military was acting to stop illegal fishing in the area. “This is our natural resources, this is Indonesian wealth. So from now on illegal fishing vessels cannot play around with us,” he said. “The second thing is Natuna is our territory. Natuna is in Indonesia. So if we want to do military operations, war games, then it’s our right. In terms of sovereignty I will never compromise.” He also said the government was cracking down on corruption. “Nine ministers, 19 governors, 300 more local leaders [and] 100 parliamentarians are in jail because of corruption,” he said.




Eden Medical Centre Dimapur will be organizing the 11th Annual Conference of the Association of Radiation Oncologists of India, North East Zonal Chapter on the 21st & 22nd of October 2016. Doctors from Nagaland who want to participate may REGISTER FOR FREE on the 21st October 2016 between 9:00 – 9:30 AM at the conference venue (Eden Medical Centre Conference Hall). Registration fees will be Rs. 2000/- for doctors from outside Nagaland and can be paid in cash on the first day of the conference. Nonmedical professionals may also attend this conference for which no registration fees will be charged. 4 CME CREDIT HOURS have been awarded by Nagaland Medical Council for this conference. DP-8240(A)


CHUNGTIA STUDENTS' UNION Hq . Cumbria, P.O. Mokokchung : 798601


With immense pride and joy, we the Chungtia Students' Union would like to Congratulate Dr. Waluniba, S/o. Mr Purtoshi Ajem & Mrs Odisangla Jamir on being conferred Doctorate of Philosophy in Entomology from the School of Agriculture Science and Development (SASRD), Nagaland University on the topic "Spices abundance and Eco-Friendly pest management of Cabbage Caterpillars Pieris Spp. (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) under Nagaland condition". The Union further prays and wishes him the very best in his future endeavours. (LIMASUNEP) (TEMJENCHUJANG) President, CSU. Gen. Secretary, CSU.


Secretary Queens Berry Foundation Investors Associations Dimapur 9402002060





PHOM AREA VILLAGE CHIEFS' (GB's) ASSOCIATION Dist. Longleng - 798625 : Nagaland

The Longleng District GB's Association during its general meeting held on 12th Oct' 2016 has selected new team of Office Bearers except the Treasurer of the Association whose tenure has been extended for another five years. As per the Resolution the following persons were selected as Office Bearers of the Association for a tenure of five (5) years. 1. President 2. Vice President

: Shri. Yinge, GB Yongja Village : Shri. M. Shamjok, GB Orangkong Village 3. Vice President : Shri. H. Tanglaü, GB Longleng Town 4. General Secretary : Shri. C. Chingpü, GB Bhumnyu Village 5. Secretary : Shri. M. Heilom, GB Lingtak Village 6. Secretary : Shri. P. Onyep, GB Tamlu Town 7. Secretary : Shri. B. Tüklung, GB B/Namsang Village 8. Finance Secretary : Shri. Nokdang, GB Longleng Town 9. Asstt. Finance Secretary : Shri. T. Imna, GB Longleng Town 10. Treasurer : Shri. N. Ayim, Hd GB Longleng Town 11. Central Executive Committee Member : Shri. Longkang, GB Yaongyimchen Village


(Shri. N. Yengcha Phom) GB Longleng Town Convener Nominating Committee Longleng : Nagaland




Star Wars reveals why dark side lightsabers are red

SRK’s speech after winning ‘Global Icon 2016’


eanwhile, a new trailer was recently released for upcoming Star Wars spin-off film Rogue One. Watch here. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story stars Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso, as well as Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker and Diego Luna. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first in Disney’s “Anthology Series” of spin-off films that will continue with the currently untitled Han Solo prequel movie due in 2018. It was announced in July that rising star Alden Ehrenreich has been cast as a younger version of the character made famous

by Harrison Ford. A third Anthology Series film will follow in 2020, Disney confirmed earlier this week. In May, it was reported that Disney had ordered weeks of costly reshoots on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “the goal of the reshoots will be to lighten the mood” as right now Rogue One has the “feel of a war movie”. It has been revealed why the lightsabers of the dark side in Star Wars are red in colour. The Star Wars franchise has long depicted Sith or dark side Force users with red lightsabers and goodies with blue or

green sabers. Fans have long assumed that the colour choices were simply for easy visual contrast between two opposing sides, but now EK Johnston’s new spin-off novel, Star Wars: Ahsoka, has offered a more in-depth explanation. As ScreenRant reports: “Kyber crystals choose Force users and present themselves to their desired owner, but dark siders don’t experience this same connection to the cystals. The only way the Sith and other dark side Force users can collect kyber crystals is by stealing them or plundering them off the bodies of their fallen foes.”

ollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was adjudged the ‘Global Icon of The Year’ (Male) for the second time in a row at the recently held Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards in Mumbai. The actor, who is currently shooting for Imtiaz Ali’s next film, couldn’t attend the event but made his presence felt by sending across a video of his acceptance speech. Charming and witty as always, SRK explained in the video why he thought he wasn’t an ‘icon’ at all. “I don’t think I am an icon because my dog at home doesn’t think I am an icon. My friends don’t think I am an icon, my family doesn’t think I am an icon. At best, they think I am someone who arrives at appointments always late,” he said. He further added how he considers Muhammad Ali, Amitabh Bachchan, Milkha Singh, Michael Jackson and others to be true icons.

Nagaland Post, Dimapur thursday, October 20, 2016

SCAD: (excerpts from ‘notonlypassportsize’ blog)


e are still waiting to be introduced to SCAD. The delay was caused by the Hurricane Matthew which swept across the Atlantic Ocean affecting coastal countries and cities that included Georgia State where the city of Savannah has a huge SCAD campus. SCAD Atlanta had to bring all their 3000 students from SCAD Savannah and shelter them in their campus on account of the hurricane. When we landed at Atlanta they were preparing to take the students back to Savannah causing the delay in our visit to their college. But we have been having a great time here in Atlanta city. Our guide PelesinoAne, who is actually the Associate Director International Admission, SCAD, has been very generously giving her time and taking us around the city. And we haven’t only been shopping,although we did that till we dropped,we have been introduced to the city through its arts and other popular activities to get a taste of the local life, like going to the Georgia aquarium where we ended up seeing the dolphin show which was really wonderful. Dolphins are such intelligent mammals. Their obedience to their trainers and their major show attraction, the air flips, left us all gasping with amazement. The kids were loving it and so were the adults. Next came the Coca Cola museum. Coca-Cola was invented by John Pemberton

of Columbus, Georgia and the headquarter is in Atlanta. This museum gave me an insight into the history of American pop culture that would later become the ‘popculture’movement under artist like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein and be forever entrenched into American culture. And finally we visited the Center for Civil and Human Rights where we saw the permanent exhibition on America’s fight for justice and equality. Although there were other exhibitions showing the civil rights movement around the world today we focused on America’s own civil rights movement. A very well curated exhibition which leaves one with a deep impression about this particular period of American history. It’s not an impression that can be shaken off very quickly. This is a must see exhibit. The final place we visited was the High museum of art. A collection of beautiful art works curated to show the art history of America. Paintings of well known artists to folk artists to product designers showing functionality and art and aesthetics. All these tours gave me the impression of a city that incorporates design and aesthetics in the everyday living. Just walking down a road one can see plenty of trees along pedestrian paths and on the side small open lawn patches with chairs. It’s beautiful to see how the landscaping of the city is done with their

climatic conditions in mind. Atlanta has very hot summer and very cold winter. A shaded pedestrian path really becomes necessity in summer if one were to walk and a sunny spot for winter would be ideal hence I guess the open lawns for people to catch some sunlight and rest. This is a very simple example of the city; beautiful but functional. Today we finally got to meet MakenImcha Payne for lunch. She is the Executive Director for International students Recruitment and Relations, SCAD. MakenImcha is also a valedictorian of her batch, meaning she was the top student in her graduating class and she made the farewell speech on behalf of her batch which is a great honour. Simply put, she is an achiever and when she says SCAD is the best we sit up and listen to that. She is really the example of a Naga girl with talent who went on to achieve her goals and dreams. And so if she says SCAD is the best then I believe she know exactly what she’s talking about. We talked a bit about the college and the prospects for Naga students to come to SCAD and of course the financial part which is most important. Maken has assured us that scholarship is available. And the one very important thing she mentioned was that SCAD Atlanta has 98% and SCAD Hong Kong a 100% job achievement which means almost all students and in

the case of Hong Kong all students get employment after college. That is a very reassuring statistics. And she did not mean job at your local McDonald’s but with studios like Pixar for animation students or other such well known names. This is a college that places functionality at the heart of it art and design so students can not only pursue their passion but earn a good living from it. I mean an artist or designer who is financially sound? This idea is almost a dream and with SCAD it can become a reality according to stats. I wonder if the city has all SCAD students doing most of its urban planning, which by the way is part of their architecture program. There are lot more conversations with Maken to be had and other programs to attend when we visit SCAD tomorrow. And I will be doing a proper introduction of the other people attending the retreat along with me and also introducing the two important people making all this work: MakenImcha Payne and PelesinoAnekevichusa. P.s in my previous post I made a huge mistake due to exhaustion, sleep deprivation. I wrote American Indians but it should be Native Americans. Major error there. And really photos will come soon. Another one of my mistakes for not carrying an American plug adapter so my laptop is sitting dead and I can’t post images. Sorry. But continue to keep reading.

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Aamir Khan in Bhutan


ollywood star Aamir Khan visited Bhutan in his role as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador to support the organisation’s campaign for child nutrition that seeks to end stunting among children across South Asia. Khan met with Rudolf Schwenk, UNICEF Bhutan Country Representative, on his visit here and learnt about how UNICEF is working to address stunting “Today, I heard many

remarkable stories about how young mothers have been able to deliver healthy babies despite complications and challenges. This says a lot about the importance of having an efficient health care system with trained health workers in place, which ultimately plays a crucial role in saving many children’s lives,” Khan said in a video release on the UNICEF South Asia Facebook page. “I have heard so many

good things about the progress Bhutan has been making but there’s always scope for improvement and we are concerned about reaching every last child,” he said. The actor visited Drukgyel Basic Health Unit which was established in 1998 in Paro where he interacted with

young Bhutanese mothers and their children. The unit provides public health services such as antenatal and postnatal care, family planning, immunisation and cervical cancer screening. The reproductive health and vaccination programmes are also supported by UNICEF.

Miss Sümi 2016 to be held on Nov 8





MISS SÜMI 2016 Theme : "Hino Sulimi" (Echt Sulimi)



NO.PD & SJ. Tsg/Notice-1/2015-2016/248 Dt. 8th Sept. 2016. OBJECTION NOTICE Whereas Smti. Kamyung Chang of Merangkong Village has applied for issue of Succession Certificate to operate/draw/transfer/withdraw the debts & security in respect of late. her husband Shri. Sentiwati Ao, who expired on 2nd Sept. 2016. Now therefore, public are hereby asked to file claims/objections if any within 30 (thirty) days from the date of issue of this notice. Principal District & Sessions Judge Tuensang : Nagaland K-3857

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iss Sümi 2016 organised by Sümi Totimi Hoho and Western Sümi Totimi Hoho is scheduled to be held on November 8 at NER Agri Expo, 4th Mile, Dimapur with Minister of Roads and Bridges, Vikheho Swu as the chief guest. Young girls aged 18-25 vying for the crown should be Sümi by blood and should at least be 5’5” in height. They are expected to submit one passport size photo, one postcard size photo and a birth certificate along with the entry form. Taking in view of the popular request for extension of date of submission for entry forms, the organisers have extended the date till October 25. Interested candidates can submit the forms at the designated places and also through e-mail. The contestants will be judged through four rounds which includes traditional, modern ethnic, designer and formal. The judging pattern is also inclusive of discipline, etiquette, punctuality and morality throughout the grooming session till the event night. Apar t from winning 1,00,000 and 75,000 respectively with gift hampers, the winner and first runner of Miss Sümi 2016 will also represent the Sümi community in the ensuing Miss Nagaland while the second runner up will walk away with 50,000 and gift hampers. Subtitle winners of Miss Photogenic, Miss Perfect 10, Miss Congeniality, Miss Flawless Skin, Miss Beautiful Smile, Miss Radiant Hair, Miss Fluent Sümi, Best Traditional Attire and Best Ramp Walk will also win 15,000 each along with gift hampers. The contestants will also be groomed from November 3-8 during which the organizers will bear all the accommodation, food and transportation. Also former Miss Sümi 2013, Atheli Zhimomi has offered to extend help to some aspiring candidates who cannot afford modern/formal apparels. STH and WSTH have also invited all former Miss Sümis to the event.



Whereas, an application has been submitted by Smti Poangnyu Konyak with prayer for issue of Succession Certificate for drawal of entitled pension dues and any other outstanding dues from the Government of Nagaland on behalf of her husband deceased Late A. Wennyei Konyak, Ex-Chowkidar, APRO Office Naginimora under the establishment of District Public Relation Officer Mon, who expired on 25.08.2016 Objection are hereby invited from person having objection or claim for withdrawal of the dues by the application within 30 (thirty) days with effect from the date of issue of this Notification. No petition will be entertained after the expiry of the given period. DP-8228 W. Honje Konyak, Deputy Commissioner, Mon, Nagaland






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NOTICE INVITING CLAIMS/OBJECTIONS OF OTHER CLAIMANT(S) FOR ISSUE OF SUCCESSION CERTIFICATE UNDER PART-I OF INDIAN SUCCESSION ACT 1925. Whereas application under Succession Act 1925 for grant of Succession Certificate for the estate/pension benefits of Late T. Imdong Longchar has been applied by Smti. Tinukumla R/o House No. 30, Lengrijan Dimapur, Nagaland W/o Late T. Imdong Longchar for possession of : 1. PPO No. NL/S/24711 2. Savings A/CNo. 10810672626, SBI Dimapur Notice is hereby given that any person having interest in the administration of the estate/pension benefits of the said deceased may if she/ he so desire appear in this court on or before the said day of 17.11.2016. Given under the hand and seal of the court on this the 17th Oct, 2016. G.H. Ramlia Principal District & Sessions Judge DP-8222 Dimapur : Nagaland

For Officials The construction of Chubatemsu link road (Block-C) Alempang ward was done 12 years ago and being many years old it was in a deplorable condition and the citizens of Alempang ward lower Block-C thought about repairing certain areas of the worn out road with Cement Concrete Dallai. Fortunately, through the timely allocation of Rs. 80,000/- (Eighty Thousand only) from LADP by Shri S. Chuba Longkumer Parliamentary Secretary (V& AH) the lower block-C citizens used that amount through loan system for two years and repaired that road for which we extend our immeasurable gratitude to our leader and also we look forward that you would continue to help us in the days to come. At the same time, we also give thanks to all those people near and far who have contributed in the form of cash and kind in this endeavour. It is our hope and prayer that God almighty will bless you and your family in the days to come. On behalf of Lower Block-C Alempang Ward (BUR) DC-2348 GB

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Contestants my also use this newspaper advertisement as an alternative form and submit it to any of the organizing committee members or type it in the same format and mail it to The last date for submission of forms either in hard copy or in email has been extended to October 25, 2016. Miss Sumi 2016 will be held on November 8, 2016 at NER Argi Expo Site, 4th Mile, Dimapur at 4 P.M. For more information, interested contestants may contact : 9436063317 and 9856281887. DC-2338 K


Bengaluru FC reach AFC Cup final

Bengaluru FC players celebrate the win against Johor Darul TA’ZIM (MAS) during the AFC Cup 2016 Knock out match at Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday. BFC won the match by 3-1. (PTI)

in the final on November 5 in Doha, Qatar. Bengalur u remained indebted to skipper and mercurial forward Sunil Chhetri who scored a brace on either side of halftime with defender Juanan adding gloss to the scoreline after the visitors had taken the lead through Safiq Bin Rahim early on in the game at the Kanteerava Stadium. Johor scored as early as

in the 11th minute, skipper Rahim heading in from close after Bengaluru goalkeeper Amrinder Singh failed to parry away Safee Ali’s venomous strike. Despite taking the lead, the hosts looked comfortable in midfield and should have taken the lead when Chhetri was denied by the crossbar after a good touch from the Johor keeper initially saw the

ball fall back out to play from where Eugeneson Lyngdoh hammered a low shot at goal which Izham Mohammed punched away. The rebound fell to the skipper on the edge of the six-yard box. Trying to power the ball into the top of goal, the veteran forward found the horizontal bar. Chhetri though found the net minutes later, nodding in

a free header off a Lyngdoh corner, which was won by Chhetri himself. Both sides went into the break at 1-1. BFC dominated proceedings after the restart with Chhetri and Alwyn George coming close to taking the lead in the tie. In the 66th minute, the Kanteerava erupted in joy as Chhetri -- in imperious form -- scored a goal of the highest quality by making space for himself from well outside the box to beat Izham all ends up. Centre-back Juanan, filling in the void left by Curtis Osano this season, joined the act nine minutes later turning in Lyngdoh’s free kick with aplomb to net his first goal for the southern outfit. With the tie and the semi-fnal all but won and separated by a few minutes from history being rewritten in Indian football, the I-League champions brought on fullback Keegan Pereira replacing Chhetri in a tactical move. The farthest any Indian club has reached before in the continental meet -- an equivalent to the Europa League -- is the semi-final where both Dempo SC and East Bengal lost. Bengalur u expressed delight at their achievement by tweeting: “Thank you, India. This is for you! History created. Bags packed because...”

Sania completes 80 consecutive weeks as World No.1 in doubles

NEW D ELHI , O c t 1 9 (Agencies): This week Indian tennis star Sania Mirza’s ‘numero uno’ status in women’s double ranking hit a marvellous 80 consecutive week and she let the world know about the achievement via twitter. To put this achievement in to perspective, only three other women’s doubles players have held on to the top spot at one go more than Mirza, and they are Martina Navratilova (181 weeks), Cara Black (145)and Liezel Huber (134). The 29year-old Hyderabadi, who became the first Indian woman to hold the No.1 ranking after Dimapur Naga Students’ Union Officials (DNSU) along with the Post Graduate Students’ winning the Volvo Car Open of Patkai Christian College before the exhibition match at the 3rd Annual Sports meet in Charleston with 8885 points while her former partner Hingis on October 19. (NP)

DAY 5 M a t c h highlights Match No. 1 BMS Darbar VS Kings Bird Royal Toss won by Kings Bird Royal and elected to Field BMS Darbar Score 166 r uns for 4 wickets in 15 overs Batsman: Avneet Singh 61 runs from 39 balls, Nadeem 31 runs from 12 balls Bowler: Prasad Kadale 3 overs 13 runs 3 wickets’ Nadeem 1 over 0 runs 2 wickets Kings Bird Royal Score 47 r uns for 10 wickets in 13.5 overs Batsman: Zuber 17 runs from 32 runs Bowler: Tohoto 3 overs 18 runs 1 wicket, Keduolhoulie Metha 2 overs 19 runs 1 wicket Man of the Match: Avneet singh 61 runs from 31 balls Result: BMS Darbar won the Match by 119 runs. Only 15 overs each were played in the 1st match due to delay in the match Match No. 2

R a z z l e U n i t e d VS Victoria CC Toss won by Victoria and elected to Bat Victoria CC Score: 160 run for 7 wickets in 20 overs B a t s m a n : M u g h av i Wotsa: 42 run from 20 Balls, Kamruitman: 42 run from 44 balls Bowler: Rakesh Paul: 4 overs, 4 wickets, 4 runs, Mughav Wotsa: 3 overs, 2 wickets, 14 runs. Razzle United Score: 61 r uns for 8 wickets in 20 overs Batsman: Rojimkiu: 20 runs from 44 balls, Raju Amin: 4 overs, 2 wickets, 23 runs Man of the Match Mughavi Wotsa, runs 42 from 20 balls, taken 2 wickets in 3 overs Result: Victoria CC won the match by 99 runs Thursday’s matches Kings Sport Tiger VS AP Sports 8:15 AM Sovima CC VS Victoria CC 11:30 AM Thau Sports Academy VS Super Slammers 2:45 PM

Sports for disabled in Zbto DIMAPUR, OCT 19 (NPN): Special Olympic Nagaland (SON), a nodal agent of ministry of youth affairs and sports, Government of India and Special Olympics Bharat would be conducting games and sports competition for differently abled person on October 22 at Indoor Stadium, Zunheboto. The event would be conducted in the disciplines of races, throw and jumps, bocce, softball throw, badminton and football. According to the organizer, travelling cost/expenses for participants from villages/far places will be reimbursed by social welfare department. Participants with teachers/parents/ escorts have been asked to reach the venue before 8 am with Xerox disability certificate and passport photo.

Khulu memorial football trophy

DIMAPUR, Oct 19 (NPN): Atoizu Area Sports Association (AASA) would be celebrating its silver jubilee-cum-H.K. Khulu memorial football trophy and volleyball tournament (men and women) from January 16-21, 2017. Parliamentary secretary law and justice and SIRD, Er. Picto Shohe and retired additional chief secretary H.K. Khulu as chief guest and guest of honour.

PDVFA convenes meeting

DIMAPUR, OCT 19 (NPN): Phek District Veteran Football Association (PDVFA) has convened an executive meeting on October 25 at 1:30 pm at its president’s residence Salie Khesoh, Phek Town. PDVFA general secretary Kuveduyi Venuh, said the forthcoming 8th edition of the Nagaland Veteran Football Association (NVFA) schedule to be held at Phek Town during the first week of February 2017 would be discussed in the meeting. Therefore, all executive members and various committee members have been asked to attend the meeting. K Y M C

Paris, Oct 19 (Agencies): Riyad Mahrez secured another Champions League victory for Leicester City on Tuesday while big boys Real Madrid, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund were also in winning form. Leicester maintained a perfect record in Group G in their first foray in Europe’s elite club competition by edging FC Copenhagen 1-0 at the King Power Stadium with Mahrez getting the only goal of the game. Islam Slimani headed down a Jamie Vardy cross for Mahrez to score with a closerange volley with the outside of his left foot five minutes before half-time. With Porto winning 2-1 away to Club Brugge in the group’s other game, Claudio Ranieri’s side now know a win away to Copenhagen in their next match on November 2 will secure a place in the last 16. In Bruges, Jelle Vossen put the home side in front early on but Miguel Layun lashed in the equaliser midway through the second half and Andre Silva scored a stoppage-time winner from the penalty spot. For Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas it was a 92nd win in the Champions League, allowing him to sur pass Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez and establish a new record. L e i c e s t e r ’s P r e m i e r League rivals Tottenham Hotspur found themselves hanging on for a point as they

Bale finds himself crowded out in the Legia box as he rises for a header with men in green swarming all around him.

claimed a 0-0 draw away to Bayer Leverkusen in Germany in Group E. A Vincent Janssen header that came back off the bar was the closest Spurs came to scoring at the BayArena. The home side piled on the pressure in the second half but Javier Hernandez was denied by a brilliant save on the line by Hugo Lloris and Stefan Kiessling missed a great chance late on. Just three points separate all four teams in the section, but it is Monaco who are on top after coming from behind to draw 1-1 at CSKA Moscow. Ivorian striker Lacina Traore, on loan from Monaco, scored against his parent club in the 34th minute but Bernardo Silva equalised for the visitors late on.

Reigning champions Real Madrid cruised to a 5-1 victory at home to Legia Warsaw in Group F after supporter violence marred the build-up to the game at the Santiago Bernabeu. Five fans and two police officers were treated for minor injuries following clashes outside the stadium before kick-off. When the game began, Vadis Odjidja struck the post for the visitors before Gareth Bale fired in the opener and a Marcelo shot went in off Tomasz Jodlowiec. Miroslav Radovic pulled one back from the penalty spot but Marco Asensio made it 3-1 before the interval and substitutes Lucas Vazquez and Alvaro Morata added further goals in the second half.

Book on Virat Kohli launched

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS): A book penning the life of India’s Test skipper Virat Kohli has been launched here in the presence of several high-profile cricketing personalities. The book, named “Driven: The Virat Kohli Story” has been written by senior journalist Vijay Lokapally and published by Bloomsbury India. It was unveiled in an event here on Tuesday. Kohli and his coach Raj Kumar Sharma were present on the occasion. Among the other luminaries present were Virender Sehwag, Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble, Ravi Shastri, Ashish Nehra, Ajay Jadeja, Karthik Murali, Hari Gidwani and Anjum Chopra. Unveiling the book, Kohli said

in a release, “I am humbled by the fact that Vijay sir wrote a book about me and grateful for the support of my family, friends, mentors, team-mates and the wider cricketing community who taught me how to believe in myself. This book is as much about them as it is about me.” In the book, Lokapally recounts life-altering tales and anecdotes on the journey of Virat’s rapid rise to international stardom, an account punctuated with little-known stories by his fellow players, coaches and intimates. The book celebrates the career of Virat Kohli and introduces readers to the man

not known to many. At 27, he has already been the recipient of countless accolades including the Arjuna Award, the title of BCCI’s ‘International Cricketer of the Year’ as well as the ICC’s ‘ODI Player of the Year’. “I have tried to put in front of the reader the story of the making of Virat. There are some anecdotes which bring out the amazing cricketer that he is, a wonderful friend in the dressing room, and most importantly, an icon who speaks up for gender equality, safety of senior citizens and many social issues, as an important citizen of the country,” Lokapally said.

CONDOLENCE MESSAGE The Nagamese Baptist Churches Association (NBCA) expresses our deepest pain on the sudden demise of Late Meren Emkong, Man of faith, one of the renowned Pioneer of NBCA on 18 th Oct 2016 at Dimapur. Late Meren Emkong had played the custodian role with utmost dedication and honesty for the growth and development of NBCA as an executive committee member for more than 8 years and later as Property and Finance Secretary till his last breath. In this hour of grief and sorrow, NBCA convey our heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family members and pray that our beloved leaders' Soul will rest in peace with our eternal Heavenly Father.

Weightlifter Apti stripped of Olympic silver


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Apti Aukhadov

Geneva, Oct 19 (IANS): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has annulled the 2012 Olympics silver medal won by Russian weightlifter Apti Aukhadov after the reanalysis of his doping probe tested positive for performanceenhancing drugs. “Apti Aukhadov, 23, of the Russian Federation, competing in men’s 85 kilogram weightlifting event, has been disqualified from the Olympic Games London 2012, in which he ranked second and was awarded the silver medal,” the IOC said in a press statement on Tuesday, reports Tass. Z“Reanalysis of Aukhadov’s samples from London 2012 resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substances Dehydrochlorme thyltestosterone (turinabol) a n d D r o s t a n o l o n e,” t h e statement said. IOC also said instructed the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to “secure the return to the IOC, as soon as possible, of the medal, the medallist pin and the diploma awarded in connection with the men’s 85 kg weightlifting event to the athlete.” The executive board of the world’s governing Olympic body convened a special session on May 17 discussing efforts of stepping up the fight against the drugs cheats and furnish measures to protect clean athletes ahead of the Olympics in Rio. As part of its anti-doping efforts, IOC ordered reanalysis of doping samples of athletes from 2008 Olympics in Beijing and 2012 Olympics in London. Following two rounds of retesting, a total of 98 Olympians registered positive for banned substances - 60 from the 2008 Games and 38 from the 2012 Games.



is at 8560 points. After holding the women’s doubles top slot for jointly with Hingis, Mirza finally pipped her to take the sole possession of the WTA doubles number one ranking in August this year when she teamed up with Barbora Strycova to beat and Coco Vandeweghe in Cincinnati Open final. Sania, who along with Swiss Martina Hingis, formed a formidable combine, dubbed Santina, won 13 titles in a 12month period, their streak of 41 successive wins was snapped in St Petersburg in February. In the next six months, the duo won just one title in Rome on clay, triggering the split in August.

Leicester maintain perfect record; Real win big in CL

Acknowledgement The family of Lt. Kevitshunuo Pienyü would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the many people who showed great kindness and immense support during her prolonged illness and in the time since she left us on 3rd October 2016. For the unceasing prayers we are truly indebted to Khedi Baptist Church, Christian Revival Church Kohima Village and Father Avilhou. For the compassionate medical care, we are thankful to Dr Seyiekhrietuo Rutsa, Dr. Tseilhoutuo, Dr. Etho, and all the nurses and staff of KOHIMAS and Oking Hospital. For the love, care and support we are thankful to the Principal, staff and students of Baptist High. For the timely help and support we are appreciative of the Kuda Kewhimiapfü Mechü Krotho and the Kuda Dapfhütsumiapfü Mechü Krotho. For the untiring and selfless love, we are so grateful to Mrs. Abouü Jordon. Sincere thanks are owed to all the neighbours, friends and relatives for their help. It is our humble prayer that God showers His abundant blessings upon each and everyone of you. – Loving family members K-3860

You had left us for your Heavenly abode Twenty-Two years back on this day. Still, till today, we always remember your good deeds and your sweet smile, your never-ending love and concern for all of us, your missionary zeal and true divine wisdom, which always guided us in whatever we do, we remember you everyday and always miss you. Loving wife, children, grand children & great grand children

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B e n g a l u ru, O c t 19 (IANS): Bengaluru FC became the first Indian club to reach the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup final by trouncing holders Malaysia’s Johor Darul Ta’zim 3-1 in the semi-final second leg here on Wednesday. The two-time I-League champions won 4-2 on aggregate and now take on Iraqi club Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya



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We the bereaved family of Late Vichol Vitsu would like to share our profound gratitude and appreciation to all who stood by us during the prolonged illness till the day he left for his heavenly abode. Our sincere and special gratitude to : 1. Doctors and staff of Zion Hospital 2. Viswema Baptist Church 3. Kirha Baptist Church 4. Kirha Village Dimapur 5. Innovations staff We are hugely indebted to all you for your support through prayer, finance and physical presence. Though we are unable to thank each and everyone of you personally, it is our humble prayer that the Almighty bless you all abundantly. DP-8219

Loving sons, daughters & family members K Y M C


Nagaland Police (Red) in NSF trophy final

Players of Nagaland Police (Red) and Blue tussle for the ball in the semifinal match at local ground, Kohima on Wednesday. (NP)

ued their strong run of form place in the 17th NSF Maras they came from behind tyrs’ memorial trophy final on KOHIMA, OCT 19 (NPN): to win 4-1 against Nagaland Wednesday. Both teams started cauNagaland Police (Red) contin- Police (blue) and booked its Correspondent

Ngangpong FC blank Warrior 3-0 in XXIV Loyem tournament

Action in the match between Genesis FC and Seattle FC at public ground Tuensang on Wednesday. (NP)

Correspondent T U E N S A N G, O C T 1 9 (NPN): Ngangpong FC blanked Warrior FC 3-0 to proceed in the 24th edition of the Loyem Memorial Senior Soccer Open Championship 2016 here at public ground on Wednesday. The championship is organized by Confederation of Chang Students Union

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(CCSU). All the goals were scored by Benjami. Earlier, in the first match, Genesis FC overcome Seattle FC 1-0. The only goal of the match was scored by Lumthing (11) in the 43rd minute. On Thursday in the first match (12 noon) DEF Tuensang will play Unique Bulls FC while Viceroy FC takes on Jubilant United FC at 2 pm.

tiously not taking any chances in the early minutes. However, the momentum of the match changed, when three of the men in Blues combined beautifully on the left wing and made the first breakthrough. A blistering flick by Namdaibong (6) found left winger Lamphong (9) and whose beautiful cross was collected Temsumanen (11). He made no mistake and rolled the ball past behind Red’s custodian. Trailed by a goal, the cops in Red mounted pressure time and again, but could not trouble the opponent custodian. However, the deadlock was broken in the 42nd minute and two quick goals gave Nagaland Police (Red) the advantage. It was Kekhrie again, who was instrumental in his team’s victory throughout the matches, netted the equalizer. He scored the goal, after a free kick taken by his teammate bounced off the rival defender and fell on him. Within no time, the Red scored another goal. This time it was Aton, who collected a superb cross from Ratope to make it 2-1. Coming after the break, the men in Blues fought harder but could not break the strong

built defense of its opponent. They tried to come back but were unsuccessful. Then in the 79th minute, they suffered a jolt, when Limakumzuk powerful shot from 27 meters stunned the Blue’s keeper to give the Red 3-1 lead. Right after a minute, the supporters of Blues went in silence, after a superb team work allowed Limakumzuk to score his second and the fourth goal to put his team in the final. While Aton tormented the opponent with his lightning pace, it was Kekhrie and Saku, who were the chief architect behind the Red’s attack. Two players of Nagaland Police (Blue) Meyase (3) and Kedithungbo (10) were booked by the referee for reckless challenges. The Reds had a total of 14 shots of which five were on target while their opponent had five shots with three on target. Nagaland Police (Red) now await the winner of the second semi-final between the defending champions, Barak FC Vs Forerunners IV NAP FC, which will be played on October 20. Earlier, deputy commissioner Kohima Rovilatuo Mor graced the first semi-final match as match patron.

MDFA Trophy: Fusion SC reach semifinals Dimapur, Oct 19 (NPN): Defending champions, Fusion Sporting Club beat Telongjem FC 2-0 to reach the semifinal of the MDFA Trophy 2016 at Imkongmeren Sports Complex here Wednesday. The match was also witnessed by DRDA Project Director, Taliyanger as match patron. In the first session, Fusion FC were kept at bay by Telongjem FC strong defense line up and some superb goalkeeping. On the other hand, Telongjem FC midfielders made some serious attempts but could not materialize. Telongjem FC wasted a golden opportunity, when Ngul Goulal (10) had his shot deflected on the post and landed into the safe hands of the rival custodian. The first session ended 0-0. If the first session belonged to Telongjem, then the second half saw the rise of Fusion SC. Fusion SC almost seemed on a rampage mood and dominated the session. The ball possession was in favour in Fusion SC and Fusion strikers made some

Fusion SC (yellow) against Telongjem FC at Imkongmeren Sport Complex, Mokokchung on Wednesday. (Toshi Aier)

serious on-target attempts on regular intervals. They were rewarded in the 70th, when Nyithang collected a cross from his teammate and with one touch he rolled it past the goalkeeper. With time running out, the Telongjem FC tried to come back but were unsuccessful. And with nine minutes, left to play, Nyithang again collected a nice pass from his teammate to confirm the victory. However, there

was a slight ruckus among the crowd and the match was halted for more than twenty minutes. With the intervention of the MDFA officials and the police, the situation was brought under control and the match resumed. But the result of the match was already decided in favour of the defending champions. Fusion will now face Shitilong SA (last year’s runner-up) for a place in the final.

Kochi gets FIFA nod to host U-17 Wc

KOCHI, Oct 19 (PTI): Kochi on Wednesday became the first Indian city to be officially declared as one of the venues for hosting the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup after it received a green signal from a high-level delegation of football’s world body. After visiting the Jawarharlal Nehru International Stadium earlier today, a 23member high-level delegation comprising experts from FIFA and Local Organising Committee (LOC) ratified Kochi as the venue for next year’s mega event. “Based on what we have seen and based on all the works we have done with the Government of Kerala, with the Kerala Football Association, with all the different stakeholders here in Kochi, we are extremely pleased to announce that Kochi has been ratified as a venue for FIFA U-17 World Cup. Congratulations!” announced Tournament Director of the LOC, Javier Ceppi at a press conference. He said the decision to ratify Kochi as venue has been taken after discussing it with all the stakeholders.

“There are a few things that need to be completed, few things that need to be done. We would keep monitoring closely, would closely work with the Government of Kerala to make sure that all the readiness is there and all the compliance is there for the World Cup,” Ceppi said. The Tournament Director said a lot of work has been put in areas people generally don’t

see. “From sewage facilities to toilets, it’s all been taken care of really well and that for me is very commendable. State government now needs to focus on finishing the work at the stadium and especially the training sites within very tight deadlines, but overall it is commendable how the venue has shaped up,” he said. Tracy Lu, Project Lead FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, said the preparations at one of the footballing hotbeds of India is fit for this stature. “We are extremely happy with the progress we see here; from our last inspection a lot of development already taking place and that’s extremely encouraging. The dressing rooms, for instances have been renovated and a lot of other construction work has been initiated. I believe thus that it would make for a terrific World Cup venue,” Lu said. Besides Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, the team also visited the prospective training grounds in Kochi -- Parade Ground, Fort Kochi Veli Football Ground, Maharajas College Ground and Government Boys High School Panampilly Nagar.

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October 20, 2016  
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