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A cleanliness drive was organized by Padum Pukhuri Village Level Organisation, Group of SHGs in Padum Pukhuri Village under the Swachhta Hi Seva Campaign on September 14. Altogether 131 Self Help Group Members participated.


The office bearers of the Kohima College Students’ Council (KCSC), Kohima College, along with class representatives undertook a cleanliness drive at Pulie Badze Wildlife Sanctuary on September 14, under the theme ‘We support Cleanliness.’ The objective of the outing was to create awareness on the importance of cleanliness and to instill a sense of civic duty towards protecting our natural environment.


Nagaland Missions Movement (NMM) organized the first Overseas Naga Missionaries Summit at Bangkok, Thailand under the theme ‘Come, Let us Reason Together’ from September 7-9. Speakers of the summit were Rev Dr Kethozelhou Keyho, General Secretary, NBCC; Rev Sonny Largado, International Director, Ethnos Asia; and Dr Prawate Khid-arn, Assistant General Secretary to Ecumenical Relations, Church of Christ in Thailand. 74 Naga Missionaries from 7 countries and 14 delegates from Nagaland attended the programme, Rev Andrew Semp, Secretary stated in a press release


The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) held its 2nd Presidential meeting on September 15. The house re-affirmed that it will not acknowledge payment of scholarship on installment basis. The ANCSU reminded the state government that six week time asked by the state government for Kohima Science College land encroachment issue will end on September 27. The ANCSU has appealed the state government to deliver justice to the college students without further delay.


St. Joseph’s College organized free will blood donation camp on September 10 in the college campus. A total of 293 students registered for the donation and 56 students donated blood. The programme was conducted with the people in-charges of the Red Ribbon Club of the college. The medical team was led by Dr. Seyiechiituo Sole with six lab technicians with a counselor, staff nurse, attendant, and driver.


To mark the importance of Hindi, the Pilgrim Higher Secondary School Hindi Department organised Hindi Diwas programme at the School Chapel Hall on September 14. Making the event significant, the participants performed different roles using Hindi as the medium. Sopeech, skits, poem recitals, story reading, dance and songs were the highlights of the day. A special skit was also performed by cadets of No.1 Air Squadron NCC, Dimapur.


Agape School, Kiphire celebrated Swatch Bharat with cleanliness drive, essay competition, painting competition on the theme ‘Cleanliness and hygiene’ and did a demonstration on hand washing. In a week long campaign, social work was done in the school, streets and neighborhood. Philip, teacher-in-charge administered the oath and asked the students to keep the surrounding and environment clean. Aren, teacher-in-charge of eco club demonstrated the hand washing program and said just by keeping the hands clean many sickness can be avoided.


Students of Assisi Hr Sec School (AHSS) Evening section carried out cleanliness drive on September 15. Students hailing from Lakeview Colony, Neisatuo Colony of Dimapur district and Dudu Khan Bosti and Balijan of Karbi Anglong district cleaned their colonies as part of Swachchata Pakhwada. AHSS Headmistress Sr. Benisha said that the students were accompanied by teachers.


BitChem Asphalt Technologies Limited today donated a sum of Rupees Five Lakhs towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund at his residence in New Delhi. The three-member was led by its Director, Sales & Marketing, Chandermohan Attri. According to Media Cell, CMO, New Delhi, the Director apprised the Chief Minister that their company was not only about doing business but also serving the community. The Chief Minister appreciated and thanked the company for their concern and humanitarian gesture.