Evening News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya: Missing rape accused found dead

The body of a rape accused, who had evaded authorities for a month, was found hanging in a forest at Pdein Mukhim, between Wahiahjer and Mupliang village of Meghalaya’s West Jaintia Hills District.

2. EDITORIAL | Meghalaya contractual teachers protest: Is it justifiable?

Contractual teachers in Meghalaya are protesting against the state government’s reported decision to end their contracts.

3. Naga rapper Macnivil releases new music video titled “My Cloud fairy”

Nagaland rapper Macnivil released a new music video entitled “My Cloud fairy” a remixed version, on January 5.

4. Police locate ex-Assam MP’s son in Chapaguri

The missing child of ex-MP Sri Biswajeet Daimary has been located in Chapaguri in Assam’s Chirang district, the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Law and Order, GP Singh, said on Wednesday.

5. Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee meeting held in Manipur

The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) began its two-day joint session for office bearers and party members on Wednesday.

6. Manipur: ATSUM appeals to state govt to halt eviction order of churches in Imphal East

The All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM), on Wednesday, apprised the state government to note the order issued by the SDO of Porompat on December 24, 2020, that ordered the eviction of churches in tribal colonies in Imphal east.

7. Tripura to host 4th Edition of Egaro Photo Festival

The photo festival aims to bring out the works of photographers working across various genres of visual media to inculcate the importance of contemporary art and media.

8. Sikkim CM interacts with representatives of ‘left out’ communities

Sikkim Chief Minister P.S. Golay, on January 5, interacted with the representatives of the left out communities to discuss their views and suggestions on the issue at Samman Bhawan.