Evening News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya | Workers' attack case: Shillong Archbishop expresses solidarity with Jesuit fathers, victims

The Archbishop of Shillong, Most Rev Victor Lyngdoh has expressed his solidarity with the Jesuit fathers and the labourers who were attacked at St. Xavier's Girls Hostel, in Meghalaya's South West Khasi Hills, which led to the death of one worker.

2. Indian hockey team wins first match of European tour, beats Germany 6-1

Playing their first international match in 12 months, the Indian men’s hockey team led by Captain P.R Sreejesh put up a scintillating show and routed Germany 6-1.

3. Priyanka Gandhi launches state-wide unemployment protest in Assam

General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday, launched a state-wide protest in poll-bound Assam to express the party's disapproval against "rampant unemployment".

4. UP man rapes girl, shares video on social media

Uttar Pradesh Police arrested a man for allegedly raping a teenaged girl while filming the act and sharing it on social media.

5. Tripura BJP MP calls IPFT-TIPRA alliance "unethical"; hits out at Pradyot

With the election to the Autonomous District Council (ADC) in Tripura just round the corner, the battle for dominance in the district council is gaining momentum with rallies and campaigns becoming the order of the day.

6. Assam Elections 2021: Over 1,065 hoardings, posters removed

With the declaration of the Assam Assembly Elections by the Election Commission of India (ECI), and to ensure the conduct of free and fair elections in the two ST Assembly Constituencies — Howraghat and Diphu in Karbi Anglong, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) and Returning Officer (RO) Ng. Chandra Dhwaj Singha convened a press conference at the Circuit House.

7. List of private hospitals in Northeast to administer COVID vaccine

The nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive to cover senior citizens and people above 45 years with co-morbidities kicked started on Monday, March 1.

8. Arunachal Govt to expand roads, conducts eviction drive across Itanagar

The Additional District Magistrate (ADM) of Itanagar stated the capital administration conducted eviction drives from the outer ring road of the SP office to the ESS Sector, in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh since Saturday.