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Nagaland Gorkha community organized HIV & AIDS and TB sensitization programme in Mokokchung

8:49 AM
Nagaland : Network of Mokokchung District People Living with HIV&AIDS (NMP+) organized a sensitization programme on HIV&AIDS and TB June 8 at Gorkha community hall in collaboration with Mobile ICTC, CSS T. Temsu Jamir, president NMP+, Dr. Amenla, MO, ARTC, IMDH and Toshi Sangpi, advisor NMP+ as the resource persons.

Nagaland Gorkha community organized HIV & AIDS and TB programme in Mokokchung
Resource persons shared on assorted topics such as Basic of HIV&AIDS and HIV-TB co infection, HIV scenario of Mokokchung, care and treatment and on impact of stigma and discrimination.

Earlier, the session was facilitated by Peter Aley, project coordinator- Vihaan, NMP+, welcome speech was delivered by B.B. Gurung, president, Gorkha Mandir and  Rongsen, counselor CSS shared the importance of knowing ones status and later encouraged the gathering for testing. 

The programme witnessed discussion hour and HIV testing was from all participants and the commitment of the community to support in the fight against HIV.

Source: nagalandpost

Dimapur Gorkha Union mourned death of 4 members of a family in an Accident

10:18 AM
Dimapur, February 19 : Dimapur Gorkha Union (DGU) has deeply mourned the tragic death of four members of a family on February 17, 2014 in an accident near Changki Village, Mokokchung. In a press release, DGU informed that the victims were Narmaya Pradhan, 72, wife of Til Bahadur Pradhan; Monmaya Pradhan, 33, daughter of Til Bahadur Pradhan; Tara Parajuli, 27, daughter of Til Bahadur Pradhan; and Senkalemba Ao, son-in-law of Til Bahadur Pradhan, all hailing from Bamun Pukhuri, Dimapur.

Dimapur Gorkha Union
Dimapur District in Nagaland
The tragic accident occurred in the wee hours of February 17, where the ill fated truck fell some 600 meters below the road. It was very difficult to retrieve the dead bodies since the truck fell into a deep narrow gorge, the release noted. The DGU has extended its deepest gratitude to Changki Village Council, Chungtia Village Council, Aliba Village Council, Longjangkong Village Council and the people of the respective villages for their efforts in retrieving all the bodies from such a narrow and inaccessible terrain.

The DGU also extended its gratitude to Maniraj Rai of Mokokchung Town and all the Gorkhas under the Gorkha Union Mokokchung for their presence, support, prayers and for arranging the coffins for the victims. Further, it thanked the president and members of Mokokchung District Truck Owners Association, D.G. Home Guards, Nagaland, Commandant, Home Guards, Training Centre, Toluvi Village, Dimapur, DEF, Mokokchung, Churches and the President & members of Bamun Pukhuri Unit of DGU for travelling all the way to the spot and bringing back the bodies to Dimapur.

The DGU also expressed its deepest condolences to the bereaved family members. 


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