News in brief

Passes for NLA session to be issued from December 12

Kohima, December 8 (MExN): In view of the 19th session of the 12th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) scheduled for December 14 and 15, car passes and official gallery passes will be issued from December 12 onwards. Ministers/Advisers (Cabinet status)/ Parliamentary Secretaries and AHoDs are to collect car passes and gallery passes from the Special Secretary (Home), Civil Secretariat, Nagaland, Kohima. HoDs/Media are to collect car passes from Reception Counter Gate No-I, Nagaland Legislative Assembly Secretariat. Meanwhile, MLAs/PS/PA and other departments have been directed to collect car passes from Reception Counter Gate No-II, Nagaland Legislative Assembly Secretariat. A press release from NLA Commissioner & Secretary N Benjamin Newmai further informed that the car passes and gallery passes may be collected in advance to avoid eleventh hour rush.


DC Wokha informs on arms license

Wokha, December 8 (DIPR): The Deputy Commissioner of Wokha, Dr. Manazir Jeelani Samoon (IAS) in a notification has informed all arms license holders under Wokha district to produce their arms/weapons and arms license for verification to the nearest police station as per address given in their license before December 20. Non-compliance may lead to even cancellation of license as per appropriate section of law, stated the order. The order has been issued in view of the forthcoming general election 2018.


CNTC raffle postponed

Dimapur, December 8 (MExN): The Central Nagaland Tribes Council (CNTC) lottery draw which was scheduled to be held on December 8 has been postponed to March 12, 2018 “due to some unavoidable circumstances.” All other conditions remain the same, stated a press release from CNTC Media Cell.


NSCN (IM) bans bursting of firecrackers

Hebron, December 8 (MExN): The Ministry of Kilo Affairs, NSCN (IM) “in view of the volatile situation compiled with health hazard, sound pollution, public nuisance, etc.,” has strictly banned bursting of firecrackers during the festive season. The directive is issued for maintenance of peaceful atmosphere, the Kilo Ministry stated in a press release while warning that anyone found violating this directive shall be strictly dealt with. Meanwhile, the Ministry prayed for blessing upon everyone this season and wished a merry Christmas and prosperous New Year too.