Evening News Nuggets


1. Brown sugar worth Rs 2 crore seized, three arrested in Manipur

A joint team of Manipur Police and Assam Rifles seized brown sugar worth Rs 2 crore and arrested three persons from Bishnupur district.

2. Mizoram churches reopen after over 10 months

Churches in Mizoram reopened on Sunday after a gap of over 10 months.

3. Tripura becomes a focal point of discussion during PM Modi’s rally in West Bengal

With the West Bengal elections around the corner, Tripura seems to have gained prominence regarding several political and social issues.

4. BJP National vice-president discusses Union Budget 2021-22 with Sikkim CM, MLAs

The National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Dr Choba Ao met various political leaders of Sikkim to discuss the Union Budget 2021-22.

5. Arunachal Pradesh: Awareness programme on Yak rearing held in Tawang

The National Research Centre on Yak (NRCY) organised an awareness programme for farmers on Yak breeding at Lhau village in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

6. Meghalaya villagers "unhappy" with delay in the investigation into PMAY corruption charges

Fourteen job cardholders from Nongchram – Village Employment Council (VEC) 1 under the Community and Rural Development (C&RD) Block of Rongjeng Dambo in East Garo Hills (EGH), Meghalaya have reportedly been deprived of houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).

7. Assam: Fire breaks out at Guwahati mall

A fire broke out at a bar-cum-restaurant of the Central Mall in Christian Basti.

8. Night curfew extended till Feb 16 in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district

Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills District Magistrate on Monday informed that the existing night curfew from 11 PM to 5 AM has been extended till February 16.

9. Tripura: Three more NLFT cadres arrested

Tripura Police arrested three cadres of the proscribed National Liberation Force of Tripura (NLFT) from Takarjala under Sepahijala district.

10. BCPL organises Cyclothon to create awareness on Oil & Gas conservation in Assam

Brahmaputra Cracker Polymer Limited (BCPL) organised a Cycle Rally (Cyclothon) at Dibrugarh in Assam as a part of “SAKSHAM 2021” in association with Dibrugarh Cycling Club and Sivasagar Cycling Community (Senergy), to create public awareness on Oil & Gas conservation, protection of the environment and physical fitness.