Evening News Nuggets


1. AJYCP eyes March date for pushing ILP demand in Delhi

Influential students’ organisation, Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) has decided to take the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) movement and the issue of ILP (inner line permit) in Assam to the corridors of power in Delhi by March this year.

2. Guardians, teachers hail Assam Govt’s scheme to provide financial incentive to female students

The Assam government’s decision to provide a financial incentive to female students for attending schools and colleges regularly has been welcomed by guardians, teachers and students alike.

3. Manipur: Tribal Rights' Forum calls for 48-hour bandh along national highways

The All Tribal Rights’ Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) has informed that it will impose a bandh on the Jiribam road including the Imphal to Dimapur road from 7:00 pm of January 6, to 7:00 pm of January 8.

4. Dzukou Valley inferno: Fire still visible in five locations, says Manipur CM

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, on Tuesday, gave an update on the status of the Dzukou Valley inferno and said that fire is still visible in five locations below Mt. Esii range towards Koziirii Forest.

5. Mizoram records 67 deaths from substance abuse in 2020

An official from the Excise and Narcotics Department also mentioned that most of the drugs were smuggled from Myanmar.

6. Twelve Bangladesh nationals detained at Agartala airport

Twelve Bangladesh nationals were detained at Agartala airport in Tripura with fake Aadhaar cards.

7. Dzukou valley fire: NDRF personnel found dead in Manipur

A National Disaster Response Force(NDRF) personnel deployed to douse the Dzokou Valley wildfire was found dead on January 5 in the morning hours.

8. The government never imposed any ban on the export of COVID-19 vaccines, says Rajesh Bhushan

The Union government has issued a statement saying that the government has not banned the export of COVID-19 vaccines.

9. Supreme Court gives green signal to new parliament building in New Delhi

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, allowed the Central Government to go ahead with the ‘central vista project’, which aims to redevelop the parliament building in New Delhi.

10. Bird flu on the rise in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala & Himachal Pradesh

Bird flu has reportedly spread across the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Himachal Pradesh.