Evening News Nuggets
1. Laika-Dodhia stir: Pregnant woman dies at AMCH
A pregnant woman protester who was admitted to the Assam Medical College and Hospital in critical condition three days back, passed away on Friday.
2. Tripura conducts second phase of COVID-19 vaccination dry run
The dry run of the second phase of corona vaccination is going on in Tripura on Friday, after the first trial on January 3, in West Tripura District.
3. Mizoram Dy CM lays foundation stone of Aizawl Indoor Stadium
Mizoram Deputy Chief Minister Tawnluia on January 7 laid the foundation stone of Aizawl Indoor Stadium at Republic Vengthlang.
4. Police bust ULFA recruitment module; seven from three Assam districts arrested
During a week-long operation, Assam Police busted a recruitment and extortion module suspected to be of ULFA (I) and arrested seven individuals associated with the outfit.
5. Arunachal govt signs MoU with Assam Agriculture University to boost Agri
Arunachal Pradesh government on Thursday signed an MoU with the Assam Agriculture University (AAU), for agricultural promotion in the state.
6. Nearly 40 cr worth of illegal goods, cattle seized in 2020 along Indo-Bangla border: BSF
The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday, informed that it had seized smuggled items and goods, including cattle, worth nearly Rs 40 crore along the Indo-Bangladesh border in 2020.
7. Manipur: KKL demands expulsion of COHSEM Chairman over alleged misappropriation of funds
They alleged that several of the new recruits were relatives of the office bearers of COHSEM and accused Singh of using the bribe money to purchase and construct a four-storied house at Kwakeithel area in Imphal.
8. Meghalaya's facilitation centre garners mixed response from tourists, commuters
Meghalaya's first facilitation centre at Umling in Ri Bhoi district which was inaugurated on the 21st of December 2020 has garnered mixed response from tourists and visitors who come to the state.
9. Manipur Forest Department launches Website with German assistance
Forest Minister Awangbow Newmai launched the website www.cosfom.mn.gov.in for the Community-based Sustainable Forest Management for Water Resource Conservation in Manipur (COSFOM) at Sanjenthong in Imphal on Friday.
10. Avian flu scare: Assam bans poultry import through the western border
The Assam government has temporarily banned poultry import through the state’s western border as a precautionary measure because of reported outbreaks of avian influenza in some parts of the country.