Naga News

DIPR Naga News (20.10.2021)


The Director General of Police, Officers and all ranks of Nagaland Police will be observing the Police Commemoration Day Parade on 21st October 2021, 0800 hrs at the New Police Reserve, Tennis Court, Phesama, Kohima, Nagaland.

Deputy Chief Minister, Nagaland will address the commemoration parade, and hand over the ex- gratia to the next kin of covid martyrs.

Short speech from the DGP, Nagaland and reading the roll of honour and honour the Covid- Martyrs of Nagaland Police will take place during the event.

The programme will also include Nishan and Angrakshak Toli to collects the Roll of Honour and places the Roll on cenotaph and Laying of Wreath by Dy.CM, DGP followed by invitees, officers, rank and file.

(Siizo Kikhi, IA Kohima)


Shamator based Self Employed Women Association (SEWA), led by field co-ordinator, Tsurila Yimkhiung observed the International Homebase Workers Day under the theme “we are workers too” on 20th October 2021.

Commandant, 45 AR, Shamator Battalion, Col. Amit Thakur and CMO, Dr. Jacob supported the event by putting up their tents in support for the SEWA members.

(IA, Shamator)


The 5th inter ward tournament kicked off at Pfutsero Sports Complex with Minister for Planning and Coordination, Land Revenue & Parliamentary Affairs, Neiba Kronu, as the guest speaker for the opening ceremony on 20th October 2021.

Speaking on the occasion, the guest speaker said that the pandemic has affected the economy and that there is a need to recover, and that the government is working hard to recover the losses. He said that the Chief Minister, who is also the president of Nagaland Olympic Association, is serious in the field of sports and will develop sportspersons in the state.

Kronu encouraged the players by saying that sportspersons are highly respected around the world and that sports is a highly lucrative profession. He called upon all to play with team spirit and sportsmanship.

ADC Pfutsero, Japhet Woch in his greetings encouraged the players to take sports as a career.

The four-day event is being organised by Pfutsero Town Sports Association from 20th October to 23rd October 2021, football for men and volleyball for women. President PTSA, Kekhrozulo Ritse, delivered the presidential address while oath taken by Sports Secretary PTSA, Zuveta Khamo. Altogether, 11 wards from Pfutsero town are participating in the tournament

(Avika Awomi, IA Pfutsero)


A three-day seminar programme for stakeholders on the theme “Per drop, more crops” under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY), organised by District Horticulture Office, Tuensang from October 18-20 concluded at C.K.S Hall, Tuensang.

The resource person deliberated on the importance of drip irrigation and how it works. He pointed out that it is the most efficient water and nutrient delivery system for growing crops and that installing a drip irrigation system will not only save water but saves time and money. He further encouraged the farmers to work hard and make better use of the available resources provided by the department as the system will help the farmers to produce higher yields while saving on water as well as fertilizers, energy and even crop protection products.

The programme was led by Horticulture Inspector, Chemlila Sangtam while Horticulture Inspector, C. Yongkonglimba welcomed the participants and highlighted on the importance of the programme. Topong Chang, Technical consultant, M/s Solar Nation Dimapur was the resource person during the technical sessions.

The programme was attended by beneficiaries from various villages under PMKSY.

(Thungti Chang, IA Tuensang)



Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench Judge, Justice Songkhupchung Serto, called the lawyers profession challenging during the foundational years especially pertaining to making an income out of it.

He was speaking during a three-day seminar on Legal Profession for lawyers organized by the High Court Legal Services Committee in collaboration with the High Court Bar Association, Kohima Bench at the High Court premises on 20th October 2021.

Speaking of his experiences which he himself endeared during the initial years of practicing under a senior, Serto opined that the amount of hard work put into catching up with the profession and the payment received in return was meagre. However, the passion to learn and struggle was key to producing refined lawyers. The judge was also of the view that charging fees in tribal communities was another challenge as the lot of populace here are ignorant of many subjects and procedure of law or courts.

The newly appointed additional judge of the Gauhati High Court, Kakheto Sema, while delivering a short speech urged the bar fraternity to continue to assist the court for the dispensation of justice and promote the practice of rule of law so that the end of justice is promoted. He also encouraged the upcoming lawyers to give time, effort, sincere and honest to achieve heights and limits of the profession.

During the two sessions held today, resource persons Laximidhar Pangari, Senior Advocate, Odisha and Kolkata High Court delivered talks on Difference between Article 226 and 227 of the Constitution of India and service jurisprudence and CT Jamir, Senior Advocate, Guahati High Court, Kohima Bench dwelled on professional ethics.

Article 226, give High Courts the power to issue any person or authority, including the government in some cases, directions, orders or writs and Article 227 gives every High Court power to have superintendence over all courts and tribunals throughout the territories regarding which high court exercises its jurisdiction (except a court formed under a law related to armed forces).

During the sessions, the programme was chaired by President, High Court Bar Association, Kohima Bench, A Zho.



 Office of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Longnak, Mokokchung has informed all interested candidates that the online registration for appearing in the JNV Selection Test 2022 and class IX Lateral Selection Test 2022 is open. Registration can be done through online portal for which the link is available in the NVS website

            The last date for submission of the application is 30th November 2021 and 31st October 2021 respectively.

(DPRO, Mokokchung)


The Directorate of School Education has notified that a Quiz Competition on India’s Independence Movement and National Unity (India Quiz) will be conducted on 29th October 2021 at Kohima for celebrating the Unity Week as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Schools (Both Govt. & Private)  shall nominate 3( three) students studying in classes 10 to 12 for the competition and register their particulars at the ‘ACTIVITY REPORT’ Tab provided at the School Monitoring Portal ( ) on or before 23/10/2021. A preliminary Online Screening Test will be conducted on 25/10/2021, the details of which will be notified on 24/10/2021 at

First, Second & Third position State Level Winner Teams will be given Certificates of Appreciation & Cash Awards of Rs.10,000/7,000/5,000 respectively. All participants will be given Certificates of Participation. The to and fro Travel Expense of the participating students and 1 (one) escort teacher will be reimbursed by the Department.



Member, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Jyotika Kalra along with Jintu Sakia, Insp. NHRC visited One Stop Centre (OSC) – Sakhi, Dimapur on 19th October 2021.

She interacted with the officials of the Social Welfare Department, SRCW and OSC team and reviewed the functioning of the OSC in Dimapur and the State as a whole.

Kalra advised the team to enhance the awareness activities focusing on legal rights. She further encouraged the OSC team to continue working with commitment for the cause, which is to provide integrated services to women affected by violence under one roof.



The state level special team for checking power theft, improvement of revenue collection and ensuring effective management of power system in Dimapur district, had a meeting with officers of power department and representatives of district administration and district police in connection with special drive for disconnection for non-payment of electricity bills and to check the menace of power theft/ unlawful or illegal tapping of power lines on 18th October at SE power office, Nagarjan, Dimapur.

In the meeting, it was decided that besides regular raids and disconnection drives conducted by department as a special drive, joint raids would be conducted along with district administration and police for illegal power tapping/ power theft and disconnection drive for non-payment of electricity bills. In this connection, the team leader Joint Secretary, Power, Sara S Jamir, NCS has appealed to all the village authorities, GBs, Colony leaders and general public to extend their support in checking the menace of power theft in their wards, Colony and villages. She cited Power theft as one reasons for overloading of transformers resulting in transformer failures. Jamir was optimistic that with the support of the public, the menace of power theft could be checked and monitored which would ultimately improve stability of power supply in Dimapur.

(Watimenla, IA Dimapur)