Evening News Nuggets


1. BSF-BGB talks to focus on coordinated border management plan

The five-day conference aims to discuss border-related issues and to enable better coordination between both the border guarding forces.

2. 11 grenades dropped by Pak drone recovered near IB in Punjab's Gurdaspur

The consignment was recovered, in a field in Salach village, located about 1 km from the border, in Punjab's Gurdaspur district, Gurdaspur Senior Superintendent of Police Rajinder Singh Sohal said.

3. Rhythm of Wordsmiths: Latest rap sensation Leo Boys

"If you got an idea, believe in it and have the courage to make that idea into your reality. Along with effort and a lot of self believe, have faith in God and in yourself."

4. Online learning amidst the pandemic – A Teachers’ Perspective

For teachers it is not only about a stable internet connection but also about other things such as taking care of families, household chores and ensuring well-being of their family members as well. Amidst this, they have to ensure they do not compromise on learning for the students.

5. Assam: 64 members of 4 militant groups surrender before CM Sonowal

Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the ULFA (Independent), Dhristi Rajkhowa, is one of the 64 who formally laid down arms before the Chief Minister.

6. Manipur’s indigenous game Thang-Ta to be part of Khelo India Youth Games 2021

Thang-Ta is the traditional martial art of Manipur and is said to integrate various external weapons such as sword, spear, and dagger.

7. NGO expresses concern after school in Meghalaya opens on Christmas Eve

The NGO has requested the school authorities to call the day a holiday for all staff and students, so that all may enjoy the spirit of Christmas.

8. Mizoram governor urges Centre to set up AIIMS in state

The prime minister was informed that even Aizawl civil hospital lacks adequate medical facilities for treatment of some critical illnesses and most of the time serious patients have to go outside the state incurring huge expenses.

9. Court sentences man to death for rape, murder of minor in Assam

The accused person, Mangal Paik, is a resident of Lokhra Burhagaon area of Sonitpur district. He was a relative of the victim and had lured her to a place by promising her biscuits only to brutally rape and kill her.

10. Trump wants the Supreme Court to overturn Pa. election results

President Donald Trump’s campaign continued with its unprecedented efforts to overturn the results of the November 3 election, saying it had filed a new petition with the Supreme Court.