Evening News Nuggets


1. Arunachal Finance Minister presents state budget for 2021-22

Arunachal deputy CM and Finance Minister Chowna Mein said that the government will focus on six key areas of growth, namely Health & Wellbeing, Reinvigorating Human Capital, Inclusive Development for Aspirational Arunachal, Physical & Financial Capital & Infrastructure, Minimum Govt & Maximum Governance and Innovation Research & Development.

2. Opp Congress embarks on job drive in Assam, launches website ahead of polls

Announcing the launch of the second leg of the “Congressor 5 Guarantee” campaign before the media, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Jitendra Singh thanked the people of Assam for the warm and enthusiastic response to the Asom Basaon Ahok (Save Assam) campaign.

3. Assam BJP's move to deny ticket to sitting Lahowal MLA creates uproar

The recent decision of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Assam to reportedly deny ticket to sitting Lahowal MLA Rituparna Baruah, has created an uproar amongst supporters in the constituency.

4. Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting to inaugurate Golden Jubilee celebration of Manipuri cinema

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar assured the Chief Minister of all assistance to make the event a grand success.

5. Manipur to re-open schools for students of classes VI to VII

According to an official notification, schools will be allowed to come up with their system of evaluation for the students in place of the annual examinations.

6. NPP remembers death anniversary of (L) PA Sangma

The National People’s Party (NPP), commemorated the 5th death anniversary of its founder, and former Meghalaya Chief Minister and Lok Sabha Speaker, (L) Purno Agitok Sangma at the NPP Headquarter in the city.

7. EDITORIAL | What to expect during Meghalaya Budget Session 2021

As always, heated discussions over issues relating to coal mining, power crisis, Inner Line Permit, Meghalaya Residents’ Safety and Security Act (MRSSA), and a host of other issues will make headlines.

8. Mizoram BJP leader joins Mizo National Front

“The MNF party is gaining a comprehensive development in the Chakma Autonomous District Council under the ablest leadership of CEM Rasik Mohan Chakma, and his excellent team has inspired him to join the party,” Chakma said.

9. Mumbai Indians select 16-year-old spinner from Nagaland as support player for IPL 2021

Kanse made it to the 'Reserve List' after his successful trials with the five-time champions the Mumbai Indians in February.

10. SpaceX rocket explodes after landing during test flight

The SN10 prototype took off from Boca Chica, Texas and reached an altitude of 10 kilometres, before descending horizontally and landing upright over the Gulf of Mexico.