Evening News Nuggets


1. Arunachal Govt to upgrade health infrastructure in district hospitals

Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu, along with the state’s health officials, conducted a review meeting on Wednesday, to upgrade the infrastructures of district hospitals across the state.

2. Assam Boat Tragedy: Bodies of four picnickers recovered from Brahmaputra River

The bodies of four picnickers, including two minors, were recovered from Brahmaputra River at Baghmara, about 15 kilometres to the west of Jorhat town in Upper Assam.

3. Assam Congress MLA passes away at 66

Congress legislator from Badarpur, Jamal Uddin Ahmed, passed away on Tuesday evening at Karimganj Civil Hospital in Assam.

4. Assam Polls: Party manifesto to be based on people’s views, says BJP

The ruling BJP in Assam, on Wednesday, said the party’s manifesto for the upcoming Assembly elections would be based on opinions and suggestions from the people.

5. Arunachal Pradesh: Man arrested on charges of cyberbullying

Police from Bomdila sector, on Sunday, arrested a man who blackmailed his victims by uploading obscene messages and videos on social media.

6. Tripura's sacked teachers protest turns ugly; internet suspended (Updated)

Tripura police resorted to lathi-charge, tear gas shelling and fired water cannons at the protesting sacked teachers near the residence of Chief Minister, Biplab Kumar Deb in Agartala.

7. UNLF cadre arrested in Manipur

In a joint operation conducted on January 25, the Assam Rifles and Manipur Police apprehended an insurgent belonging to the proscribed outfit group United National Liberation Front (UNLF).

8. Five “Tambola” participants arrested in Sikkim

Unrest prevailed at Singtam bazaar on Tuesday evening after several infuriated people who were taking part in “Tambola” took out their frustrations against the organisers while alleging foul play.