News in brief

‘Suu Kyi wants to develop cultural relations with ethnic people’

Kohima, September 24 (MExN): Leader of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi wants to develop cultural relations with ethnic people and therefore, opened an Ethnic Affairs Union Minister’s office in Naypyidaw, Myanmar after the formation of the new democratic government in 2015. This was stated by Myanmar’s Minister for Ethnic Affairs, Sai Kyaw Zaw, during the FICCI Look East Summit at the NBCC Convention Centre in Kohima on September 23. Zaw is leading a team of 21 delegates from Myanmar.


ACAUT condoles

Dimapur, September 24 (MExN): ACAUT Nagaland has mourned the sudden demise of Yeheto Zhimo, GB union (SADAR) general secretary and the eldest member of the ACAUT Nagaland. “He was a humble, loving fatherly figure in ACAUT and we the members had the utmost respect for the remarkable person that he was. He always had a calming effect on everyone around him,” ACAUT stated in a message. His sudden demise has created an irreparable vacuum among all that knew him and is a great loss not only for ACAUT but the Naga society at large, it added.


ABNSS Nagaland Unit attends national convention

Kohima, September 24 (MExN): The Akhil Bhrashtachar Nirmulan Sangharsh Samiti (ABNSS), Nagaland Unit led by its unit president R. Sopu Angami with a cultural troupe comprising of 10 members attended the national convention at Latur, Maharashtra on September 17 and 18. ABNSS, Nagaland General Secretary Vineizo Tsürho in a press release said that in honour of the Indian freedom fighters, a monolith tower was installed in the heart of Latur city which was inaugurated by Satyaki, Savakar and Shamba Patil Nilangerkar State Minister Maharashtra on September 17. The participants of the convention deliberated on the awareness of the prevailing evil root of corruption in the Indian society. The organization is committed to fight for the welfare, justice, upliftment and betterment of Indian society.


Rotary Club observes Peace Day

Dimapur, September 24 (MExN): Rotary Club of Dimapur on International Peace Day invited keynote speaker, Dr. Hesheto Y Chishi Director, Indigenous Cultural Society, Nagaland & Cultural Research Expert UNESCO in the regular weekly meeting of the club. During his discourse, Dr. Hesheto gave a very different definition of peace speaking on the basic principles of peace.


Shamator TBC holds Fathers’ school

Shamator, September 24 (MExN): Fathers’ school was organised by Shamator Town Baptist Church from September 21 to 24 with Rev. Wati Kechu, Associate pastor, Dimapur Ao Baptist Arogo (DABA) and Dr. Moa Imsong, Counselor as resource persons. Altogether 200 fathers registered and attended the programme during which the fathers were taught the importance of Christian family, role of a good husband and a God fearing father, a press release informed. Insightful group discussion and practical activities were also conducted to enlighten and encourage the fathers to be role models to the family, church and society, the release added.


6th TSUD Fresher’s Meet held

Kohima, September 24 (MExN): The Tenyimi Students Union Dimapur (TSUD) TSUD held its 6th Fresher’s Meet cum Cultural Day on September 23 at Jotsoma Community Hall, Kuda Village ‘A’ Khel, Dimapur. Chief Guest on the occasion, Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu, former Chief Minister of Nagaland and Director of URA Academy, in his speech stressed on the meaning of Tenyimi – that tenyimi is not an association but a natural institution and a family. “Regardless of various disagreements we are a Tenyimi family,” he said and added that the tenyide dialect should be known to the Tenyimis. In the second session, guest of honour Vimete Pusa, SDO PWD Road & Bridges advised the students present to keep genuine and reachable goals.