Evening News Nuggets
1. Assam Rifles recover drugs worth over Rs 5 crore in Mizoram
Troops of the Assam Rifles recovered 612.8 grams of heroin and 2,69,000 Methamphetamine tablets (R17) from the general area Tlangsam in Champhai district of Mizoram.
2. Assam's TU Convocation: COVID or cricket, positive mindset can overcome adversity, says PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, virtually addressed the 18th convocation of Tezpur University and urged the students to inculcate a positive mindset to take Assam, and the northeast to greater heights by the time India celebrates 100 years of independence.
3. Sikkim: 57-year old man arrested for sexually assaulting minor
Police arrested a 57-year-old man on for sexually assaulting a minor.
4. India's longest road arch bridge inaugurated in Meghalaya
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Friday formally inaugurated the longest road arch bridge in India - the Wahrew Bridge at Sohbar in East Khasi Hills district.
5. Mizoram Commerce & Industries Minister inaugurates ‘National Handloom Expo 2020’
Mizoram Commerce & Industries Minister Dr R. Lalthangliana on Thursday, inaugurated the ‘National Handloom Expo 2020’ at the Millenium Centre Roof Top in Aizawl, with an aim to develop and promote of handlooms in the state.
6. Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura intensifies demand for ‘Tipraland’ ahead of ADC elections
The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) has intensified its demand for a separate state or ‘Tipraland,’ ahead of the Autonomous District Council election.
7. Nagaland Govt asks piggery farmers to vaccinate pigs against Classical Swine Fever
The Directorate of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, Nagaland, has urged piggery farmers to get their pigs vaccinated against Classical Swine Fever (CSF).
8. Meghalaya woman missing for two weeks found in Assam's Hatigoan
A Khasi woman, who went missing since the 10th of January from Guwahati, was finally rescued from Hatigoan in Assam and was taken for medical treatment to Golaghat.
9. Assam Rifles recovers huge cache of arms in Mizoram
Foiling a major smuggling attempt, the Assam Rifles unit of Mizoram recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from Champhai District.
10. Meghalaya IPR Minister inaugurates Fixed Audio System in Tura
Information & Public Relations Minister James Sangma, on Friday, inaugurated the Fixed Audio System (FAS) in Tura, West Garo Hills.