News in brief

EUUN extends support to PCC

DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 16 (MExN): The Educated Unemployed Union Nagaland (EUUN) has extended its support to the cause of the Public Coordination Committee (PCC) at the ongoing sit-in protest against rampant corruption in Nagaland and the government’s incapability of providing good governance to its citizens. A press note from the EUUN extended support to the key demands of the PCC stating that they “involve those educated unemployed youths of the state who have been struggling to get jobs through free and fair means.” The Union will stand with the PCC till the demands are fulfilled, it added.


Remove building materials, off road vehicles from road side

KOHIMA, NOVEMBER 16 (DIPR): Additional District Magistrate, Kohima T.L. Kiusumong Tikhir has informed that some individuals, households and garage owners are in the habit of keeping building materials, off road vehicle etc by road side thereby causing accident and traffic congestion. In this connection, the ADM has directed all such concerned owners to remove all building materials, off road vehicle etc within a period of 1 (one) week from the issue of this order from public road for the interest of public safety and smooth traffic flow. The order also stated that any defaulting individuals/owner would be liable for persecution on expiry of the 1 (one) week period and building material, off road vehicle would be seized with appropriate penalty imposed.


Agathos Society apologize

KOHIMA, NOVEMBER 16 (MExN): The Agathos society has “apologized” to Nise Meruno for inadvertently including his name as one of the judges for the Miss Kohima 2017 before proper consultation. The society regrets the inconvenience caused to Nise Meruno for this mishap.


Baptist High School Jalukie celebrates Children’s Day

PEREN, NOVEMBER 15 (MExN): Baptist High School Jalukie celebrated Children’s Day cum Parents’ Day at Samziuram Baptist Church campus under the theme ‘Knowledge through faith.’ Rampaukai, ACF & Member IFAD Nagaland, who was the chief guest, thanked the school for moulding his life during his high school life. He further encouraged the gathering to live life to the best and concluded by sharing the poem ‘The Human Season’. Arangliu Rentta spoke on behalf of the parents.


CSU conducts surprise checking of commercial establishments

DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 16 (MExN): The Chang Students’ Union (CSU) Saksi NAP Sector Tuensang conducted a surprise checking on November 16, 2017 in all the commercial establishments within its jurisdiction. According to a press note, the CSU led by its president Yanthrong Chang and executive chairman N. Moses Chang initiated the checking as the student body was concerned over certain issues with regard to daily commercial activities that was affecting the day-to-day aspects of the public. The CSU during the surprise checking found a number of anomalies such as disproportionate weighing scales, shops registration, ILP validity, price hiking etc. and also seized and burnt expiry goods.