News in brief

1st International Mon Trade Expo postponed

Dimapur, June 1 (MExN): The Mon Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) has informed that the 1st International Mon Trade Expo which was scheduled to be held from June 1 to 20 at Indoor Stadium, Mon has been postponed to June 4 to 24 due to unavoidable circumstances. The MCCI through a press release from the president and general secretary has requested all the general public of Mon Town to bear the inconvenience.


ANSTA directs unit officials to visit nil result schools

Dimapur, June 1 (MExN): The All Nagaland School Teachers Association (ANSTA) has directed all unit and sub-unit officials to visit all government schools which produced nil results in the 2018 HSLC Examination under respective jurisdictions. A press release from the President Ponchulo Wanth and General Secretary Visato Koso, ANSTA has asked all officials to ascertain reasons or factors and submit a report to the ANSTA Central office within a month so that the reports and findings can be compiled and submitted to the higher ups for necessary remedial measures. The release further stated that a unanimous resolution was undertaken during the executive meeting on May 24, with a view to improve academic performance of government school.


Social work, plantation drive in Akuhaito town

Zunheboto, June 1 (MExN): Chairman of Urban Station Committee Akuhaito Town has informed all the public and the government employees of Akuhaito town, stationed in Akuhaito and outside, that there will be a mass social work and plantation drive on June 12. All concerned have been asked to participate in the said programme. The chairman in a press release warned that a fine of Rs 500 will be imposed on absentees.


Schools asked to submit numbers of untrained teachers

Kohima, June 1 (MExN): Directorate of School Education has informed all the Sub-divisional Education Officers (SDEOs) and head of institutions of higher secondary and high schools (both government and private) to submit the number of untrained teachers teaching in the elementary sections, excluding those presently undergoing D.El.Ed/Bridge Course, before June 8, 2018 without fail. A press release from Director of Education department, Wonthungo Tsopoe said that the information should be submitted in the following format: 1. Name School: 2. District: 3. Number of Untrained Teachers: The information should be submitted through email at


THN demands arrest of perpetrator(s) in woman’s killing

Dimapur, June 1 (MExN): The Tangkhul Hoho Nagaland (THN) has expressed shock over the “brutal murder” of a nurse working at a private hospital in Shillong whose body was found dumped in the hill cliff of Ryndang Briew on the Shillong-Guwahati highway. In a statement, the hoho president, Lungmi Kasar described the victim as a God fearing and dedicated nurse devoting her life for the sick and sufferings. “The murderer/s act was inhuman and barbaric and deserves harshest punishment,” it asserted. The hoho also urged the authority concerned to arrest and book the perpetrator(s) immediately. Meanwhile, it expressed solidarity with the family members of the victim.


SAYO informs on Dzükou entry tickets

Kohima, June 1 (MExN): The Southern Angami Youth Organization (SAYO) has informed all the Dzükou Valley trekkers that the entry tickets will be available at Viswema Village (Bus stand) and Jakhama Village (Kehorü Nokuzoa). While welcoming everyone to enjoy the beauty of the valley, the organization in a press release has advised the trekkers to strictly maintain the code of conduct (Do’s & Don’ts) as mentioned in the tickets. The release issued by SAYO president, Neisizo Kuotsu and general secretary, Viraseto Neikha also requested trekkers to be cautious with their waste products/materials and not to litter the valley. For any information, one may contact #8119081552.