Evening News Nuggets


1. Manipur Police announce cash reward for information on unidentified bomber

Manipur Police announced a cash reward of Rs 5,000 for information which could lead to the arrest of a woman who hurled hand grenades at the offices of two Manipuri dailies.

2. Four miscreants get bail after attacking police officials in Tripura

Four miscreants from Tripura got bail after assaulting two Assistant Sub Inspectors (ASI) of Pitra Police Station who had gone on an anti-alcohol drive in Pitra Bazar.

3. Assam Polls: Opp Cong accuses Sonowal Govt of running ‘syndicate’

The Opposition Congress continued to raise the poll pitch ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls in Assam, accusing the BJP-led state government of running a ‘syndicate’ and being hand and glove in sponsoring and carrying out cow trade across the border with Bangladesh.

4. Nagaland Assembly unanimously adopts resolution on Naga political issue

The Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA), on Thursday, unanimously adopted the four-point resolution on the Naga Political Issue on the fourth day of the ongoing budget session.

5. Arunachal Pradesh: Namsai district organises essay competition on drug abuse

The office of the Deputy Commissioner of Namsai district in Arunachal Pradesh, RK Sharma organised an essay competition on how to eradicate the menace of drug abuse among the youth.

6. Manipur NGOs protest against fuel, essential commodities price hike

Manipur NGOs on February 18 staged a protest against a hike in fuel price and various other essential commodities in the state.

7. PM Modi launches key water connectivity projects in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually launched key connectivity projects in the Northeast, besides laying the foundation of two bridges while claiming that the “double-engine” governments at the Centre and Assam has helped bridge the geographical and cultural gap in the region over the past five years.

8. Rijiju seeks funds for sports, border roads in Arunachal Pradesh

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on February 18, met Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to discuss various issues related to sports and infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh.