NBSE Class 10th And 12th Results To Be Declared Soon, Check Online At Nagaland.gov.in

4 weeks ago
New Delhi: Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE), Kohima will announce the board exam results for Class 10 and Class 12 soon. Candidates who have appeared for the examination can expect their result any time soon. Results will be declared at the  ...

Eden Gardens names four stands in memory of slain war heroes, immortalises Indian Army bravehearts

4 weeks ago
The name plates of Lieutenant Colonel Dhan Singh Thapa, Colonel NJ Nair, Havildar Hangpan Dada and Subedar Joginder Singh were unveiled at a ceremony. Four war heroes found a place of permanence in the hallowed Eden Gardens as the Cricket  ...

Free treatment for cleft lip and palate in Kohima

1 month ago
Our Correspondent Kohima April 15   A free treatment for cleft lip and palate (Mission Nagaland) will take place from April 29 to 30 at Oking Hospital Kohima under Smile Train Shija Cleft Project.   There are about 3300 cleft patients in Nagaland.   So far, Smile Train Cleft Shija Project under Mission Nagaland in collaboration with Oking Hospital Kohima, covered more than 600 cleft patients in Nagaland, Dr. Kh. Palin, Smile Train Partner plastic surgeon of Shija Hospitals, Manipur told media persons here today.   He said the treatment will be absolutely free including free medicines, free operation, and travelling allowance.   Meanwhile, cleft week will start from April 17 to 23 to spread awareness on cleft lip and palate. ...

Sensitization programme on tobacco and COPTA Act held at Wokha

2 months ago
District Tobacco Control Cell, Wokha and department of Health & Family Welfare organized a oneday seminar on sensitization of women community on the harmful effects of Tobacco and COPTA Act 2003 on March 8 at LTC hall, Wokha, with EAC (Judicial)  ...

Encourage healthy eating habits, NBSE asks schools

2 months ago
Warns on dangers of fast food consumption   Kohima, March 14 (DIPR): The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) has notified all schools on the dangers of consumption of fast food and advised them to sensitise and orient students about healthy eating habits, as part of compulsory cocurricular activities and also under Health and Physical Education Subject.   The NBSE said that consumption of foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS), popularly known as junk food, is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, chronic inflammation and hyperinsulinemia with a risk of cardiovascular diseases in later life.   It also informed that the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) constituted a working group which submitted its report on addressing consumption of foods High in Fat, Salt and Sugar (HFSS) and promotion of healthy snacks in schools of India.   The NBSE advised schools in Nagaland to implement the report’s recommendations. Specifically, it asked schools to take measures to ensure that the canteens do not cater any HFSS food such as chips, fried foods, soft drinks etc and also control the sale of HFSS foods within a radius of 200 meters from the school compound.   Schools should have a School Canteen Management Committee comprising of 710 members, including the teachers, parents, students and School Canteen operators responsible for providing safe food to the school children, it advised. The major functions of the School Canteen Management Committee are as follows:   •    To conduct timely checking of the quality of raw materials and ingredients and decide the lunch items to be prepared in the school canteen/kitchen.   •    To see that the food in schools are up to standard and meet the guidelines as outlined by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).   •    To avail the expertise of external resources such as nutritionists, health specialist etc. and to develop awareness materials on information regarding hygiene, physical fitness and nutrition.   •    To display the contact numbers of Doctors/Medical Officers who can be contacted in case of an emergency on notice boards, labs, canteen, etc. and other important places.   The NBSE meanwhile asked schools to organize awareness programs like celebration of Nutrition Week (September 1 to 7) etc for nutritious food and avoidance of HFSS foods. It also suggested the following additional activities for promoting healthier eating habits:   •Education on quality […] ...

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