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Lions Cub of Kohima visits patients in Mental Hospital

KOHIMA, JAN 26 (NEPS): Members of Lions Club of Kohima (LCK) led by its President Lion Dr Sashimeren Aier has today visited Kohima Mental Hospital and interacted with the patients, doctors and nurses.As usual Members of LCK used to visit Leprosy Centers, Mental Hospital, Orphanage Centers, etc in and around State capital, Kohima on occasions like Republic Day or Independence Day Celebrations. And today, the team led by its President Dr Sashimeren Aier visited the Mental Hospital situated here at Aradura Hills today.As a token of love and affection, the Team has given soaps, tooth pastes, detergent items, mineral water bottles, eatable items etc to the Hospital doctors and nurses for the patients. The Team members have personally provided the eatable stuffs to the patients, besides they have moved around seeing from one room to another.Earlier, in a simple program for handing over the items to the patients, LCK President Dr Sashimeren told the patients to be firm in their prayer to Alm…

Seeking services of in-service doctors during off duties no wrong: Dr Sekhose

KOHIMA, JAN 21 (NEPS): Principal Director, Health and Family Welfare, Dr V Sekhose is of the opinion that so long the in-service doctors did not disturb or violate their official duties, it hardly matters when they keep providing services to others. He felt that services of most senior doctors who were talented in their areas of specialties were mostly sought after by many and it was difficult for them to refuse their request. “Of course, if they do not attend their office duties and start attending to others, then it is a violation,” the Principal Director told NEPS here today. “But what is wrong, when we utilize their services during their off duty.”Dr Sekhose also pointed out that doctors could not work 24 hours in hospitals except in some emergency cases. “This has to be understood by the people,” he stated.He recalled as to how people used to give high regards to the medical professionals in earlier days. He however regretted on the declining of such treatment to the medical prof…

Sazo stresses importance of national focus

CHOZUBA (PHEK), JAN 18 (NEPS): The 2-Day 23rd Session of the Chozuba Range Wrestling Association Meet 2010 has kicked off today here at Chozuba Town Local Ground with Chotisuh Sazo, Parliamentary Secretary, Social Welfare, Child and Women Development opening it.Addressing the mammoth gathering, the Parliamentary Secretary highlighted about DAN government’s policies towards the development of games and sports in the state. He also informed that DAN Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio himself was holding key post of presidentship of the Nagaland Olympic Association, which was indicative of his seriousness on the sports.Sazo disclosed that the state did not have any industries, companies and most of the youth depended on the government for their livelihood. In this area, he drew the attention of the Naga wrestlers, promoters and leaders of the associations to give more emphasis on the national style rather than Naga style. “Because Naga wrestlers have wider scope to reach the top as they will hav…

Sazo challenges students to liberate backward tag

ZHAVAME, JAN 22 (NEPS): Parliamentary Secretary for Social Welfare and Women Development, Chotisuh Sazo said the Nagas had a very rich and diverse culture and further explained that among the Nagas, the “Chakhesangs are privileged to possess a very rich culture.” He was speaking as Cultural Guest at the Cultural Session function held here at Zhavame Village under Phek district on the closing day of the 4-day 63rd General Conference of the Chakhesang Students Union (CSU) today.“Our culture has been enriched by the successive waves of migration which brought with them different cultures resulting in an eclectic mix that we proudly own today,” he said. “Our physical, religious and racial variety is reflected in our culture. This vast cultural diversity is manifested in the attires, customary practices, languages, relics, etc.”Stating that the “Chakhesangs are excellent breed,” Sazo said “We are called Chakhesang neither by accident nor by temporary arrangement but by blood.” “It is our t…