News bulletin on May 19, 2020- Latest Nagaland news

Kohima, May 19 (NE): News bulletin from various sources and press releases by NagalandExpress on May 19, 2020 are as follows:

1. Nagaland Online Open Chess Tournament on May 24

The 6th Nagaland Online Open Chess Tournament will be held on May 24, 2020. The tournament is being organised to bring chess players together during lockdown and also to give an opportunity to upcoming young chess players especially kids. Interested players can contact tournament officials 7005580145(Mughaho Awomi), 9612866445(S Litingse Sangtam)

2. NEEPCO (DHEP) Doyang donates relief to the DTF Wokha

North east Electrical Power Co-operation, Doyang Hydro Electrical staff donated a sum of Rs. 1,30,000/- (rupees one lakh thirty thousand only) from their welfare fund to the Wokha District Task Force for COVID-19. The relief fund was handed over to the Deputy Commissioner and Chairman Wokha DTF at his office chamber on May 19, 2020.

3. Anti-terrorism Day to be observed in Nagaland

Nagaland along with the rest of the country will be observing May 21, 2020 as the “Anti-Terrorism Day” in the state. The objective behind observing this day is to wean away the youth from terrorism and the cult of violence by highlighting the sufferings of the common people and showing as to how it is prejudicial to the national interest.

All the Heads of Department, Deputy Commissioners, State Government offices, public Sector undertakings and other public institutions have been advised to take Anti-Terrorism pledge (as enclosed) solemnly in their rooms/offices itself in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and submit the signed pledges to this office.

4. NU to Conduct Online Academic Council Meeting

Vice Chancellor, Nagaland University (A Central University), Prof. Pardeshi Lal has directed the 29th Academic Council Meeting to be conducted Online on May 20, 2020 at 12:00 Noon.This was necessitated due to the current pandemic situation with travel restrictions and prohibition of large gatherings.

Concerned members have been directed to download the link through the following: (1) For Windows operating system:
(2) For Android phones:
(3)For Apple iphones: Link ID and Password shall be provided in due course of time.
It notified that Link testing shall begin at 11:30 AM on 20th May, 2020.

The order also directed the members to make it convenient to attend the meeting.