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    Centre approves engineering, multi-professional colleges for Nagaland

    In a major boost to Nagaland’s higher education sector, the government of India has approved proposals for setting up of two colleges for advanced studies – an engineering college and a multi-professional college (law, management and music technology) in the state. This was informed by the minister for Higher and Technical Education Temjen Imna Along. It was learnt that the Centre had given the nod to the engineering college in early September while the approval for the multi-professional college was announced when a team from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) visited the state for a review meeting for implementation of the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) in Nagaland,…

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    ANCSU, ENCSU reject partial payment of PMS

    All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) and Eastern Nagaland College Student’ Union (ENCSU) have expressed shock and dismay by the state government’s decision to disburse the 2017-18 Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST students of Nagaland on installment basis. The unions affirmed that they would not accept partial payment of scholarships or on installemnt basis. In a joint statement, ANCSU president Katho P Awomi and ENCSU president M Longre Chang said after meeting the department officials, commissioner & secretary Higher and Technical Education and the concerned minister, it was agreed upon to disburse the full amount to the beneficiaries, while anticipating the remaining amount from the Centre after submission of…

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    Kasunga Victoria Kuba emerges winner of Nagaland Spelling Bee Champion 2018

    Kasunga Victoria Kuba emerged the winner of 7th Nagaland Spelling Bee Championship 2018 after she correctly spelled two consecutive words ‘Kaleidoscope’ and ‘Sine Qua Non’ in the final round. Kasunga, a student of Class IX from Model Higher secondary School Kohima pocketed a cash prize of Rs. 60,000. Vijayanad V. Thomas from St. Mary’s Cathedral Higher Secondary School Kohima bagged 2nd position and awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 40,000. His winning word was “Valetudinarian.” Kethono Thorie of Trinity School Kohima landed third position with her winning word “Reincarnate” and received Rs. 20,000. Dzüvino Keyho from Great Commission Higher Secondary School Dimapur bagged fourth position and got a cash…

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    College gives to CM’s relief fund

    Kohima College, one of the oldest colleges in Nagaland, on Thursday stepped forward to lend a helping hand to people affected by this year’s monsoon emergency. The college’s faculty, led by the principal Dr. Watijungshi, donated a sum of INR one lac to the chief minister’s relief fund (CMRF) to help the affected people. Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio had announced in the state’s assembly recently that many individuals and organisations had generously contributed to the funds. As on September 14, the funds totalled INR 4,69,24,536. He said that the funds were for relief and rehabilitation operations to the affected families and to meet critical gaps not covered by the National…

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    Nagaland: “Police Ke Pathshala” For Students To Combat Cybercrime And Social Media Vigilantism

    On August 31, the common hall of all girls Little Flower School in Nagaland’s Kohima was jam-packed. Some 500 girls from class 9 to 11 were patiently seated and were calmly listening to the lecture. The girls were excited and anxious, as this was the first time when their lecturer was a police official. The subject of the lecture was not Maths or Science rather it was cybercrime, eve-teasing and more. The session-the first of its kind is an initiative by the Nagaland police called, “Police Ke Pathsala”. It was conducted by Inspector General of Police (Range) Sonia Singh which aimed at connecting the police and student community. Till now,…