TURA, Aug 06: Where convergence is the new mantra being fostered for greater development initiatives in the region, District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) and IBDLP, West Garo Hills took a comprehensive way forward to organise a two day workshop on Leadership and Communication Skills Development held at DRDA Conference Hall, Tura recently.
The innovative programme was attended by block officials, extension officers from the department of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Soil and Water Conservation and the IBDLP team. The two day programme was organised with focus objectives on leadership, team building, joint planning, communication skill development, preparation of convergence matrix, block wise action plan formulation and joint implementation strategies in convergence mode.
Imphal, July 30 (IANS): Mosquito-borne diseases have killed 16 persons in village along the India-Myanmar border in Manipur, while another four deaths in other parts are suspected to have the same cause, Manipur Health Minister L. Jayentakumar said on Sunday.
He added the diseases may break out in some parts of the state since there is trans-border movement of persons.
Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, who took stock of the situation in an emergency meeting, said over 200 persons are affected by mosquito-borne diseases in just one district - Churachandpur.
DIMAPUR, July 30: The prevailing trend of Nagaland State politics will depend so much on the result of the by-election of Northern Angami-I assembly constituency which result will be declared on August 3.
Things will speak so much whether Naga People’s Front (NPF) President Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu who is also a former Chief Minister becomes a member of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly or not. The by-poll was held on July 29. It was a straight fight between Kekhrie Yhome, a 41 year old academician from Kohima and Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu.
DIMAPUR, July 30: The Naga People’s Front (NPF) has “dissolved” 10 assembly constituencies and “suspended” 4 others saying that these constituencies supported “dissident MLAs” and were also involved in “anti-party activities”.
This came to effect in the NPF on the recommendation of the Disciplinary Action Committee (DAC).
SHILLONG, July 30: NCP legislator Shanbor Shullai on Sunday inaugurated the newly constructed PWD road at Lumdorbar Upper Lumparing.
The road was constructed under the PWD SPA scheme 2014 for an amount of Rs 50, 94,500.
In this regard an inauguration function was organized by the MCIC in collaboration with the Dorbar Shnong of Upper Lumparing and the Presbyterian Church Upper Lumparing.