Evening News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya girl makes state proud, comes third in Assam Got Talent

An 8-year-old Begun Ali Sha Islam from the border town of Tikrikilla in West Garo Hills (WGH) district of Meghalaya bagged the third position in the grand finale of Assam Got Talent (AGT) Season – 5 that concluded on December 25.

2. Stadium, hospitals named after ‘eminent’ personalities in Arunachal Pradesh

The Arunachal Pradesh government has named various important public institutions in the state in memory of former ministers and pioneers who have contributed immensely for the cause of the state.

3. Silent voices of Shillong Boxers: An exhaustive yet inspiring journey

This video highlights the rough journey that a group of boxers from Upper Shillong Area in Meghalaya underwent during the last 10 year.

4. Tripura: Man arrested for molesting pregnant woman in Unakoti

Tripura Police detained one person for allegedly molesting a pregnant woman at a hospital in Unakoti district, police said on December 29.

5. Assam Year-Ender 2020: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

From COVID-19 pandemic and its impact to the signing of the third Bodo Accord, Assam witnessed a series of events that made headlines in 2020.

6. Bill in Assam assembly for new autonomous council for Bodo- Kachari community

The Assam government on December 28 proposed to create a new autonomous council for the Bodo-Kachari community living outside the Bodoland Territorial Region.

7. Former Assam Congress minister Ajanta Neog joins BJP ahead of Assembly polls

In a major setback to the Opposition Congress ahead of the Assembly polls, a former minister in the erstwhile Tarun Gogoi-led government in Assam and four-time Golaghat MLA, Ajanta Neog formally joined the ruling BJP here on Tuesday.

8. Tripura: Medical student found hanging in a hostel room

Twenty-three-year old Adarsh De, a medical student, was found hanging in his hostel room at Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC) on December 28.