Evening News Nuggets


1. Around 5900 sanitary pads distributed to girl students in Assam's Baksa district

All important topics ranging from hygiene, sanitary pads, usage & disposal to menstruation cycle were discussed.

2. ECI raises complaint against Assam BJP candidate over beef remark in poll rally

The ECI move comes in the wake of city-based Purbanchal Hindu Aikya Mancha, intimating the poll body that the BJP candidate while addressing concerns on beef ban, stated that “beef is a national food.”

3. Manipur University gets new Chancellor

Rao is a former Vice-Chancellor of Osmania University in Hyderabad and a well-known social scientist.

4. Meghalaya: West Garo Hills DC orders for closure of wine shops

West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner (Excise), on Thursday, ordered the closure of wine shops, bars and bonded warehouses in areas bordering Assam from April 4 to 6.

5. Supreme Court quashes FIR against Meghalaya journalist Patricia Mukhim

Mukhim had challenged the Meghalaya High Court's order of dismissing her plea to quash the FIR filed against her by the Dorbar Shnong (Village Council) of Lawsohntun in Shillong.

6. Meghalaya Deputy CM inaugurates Bailey bridge along Shillong Bypass

Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong, on March 25, inaugurated the bailey bridge along the Shillong Bypass at Dwar Ksuid in Ri-Bhoi district.

7. Meghalaya: Nongstoin MLA inaugurates photo exhibition on ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’

The photo exhibition will be open to the public till March 27.

8. Nagaland Govt approves formation of 11 Aspirational Blocks in State

The Committee will prepare a 'Five-Year Action Plan' for their respective Block, wherein their priorities, including schemes under Centrally Sponsored Scheme, will be incorporated and submitted to DPDB for approval.

9. Sikkim: Election officials inspect polling booths ahead of GMC election

The inspection focused on the accessibility of the voting area, proper lighting conditions, including entry and exit hindrances for the voters.

10. Tripura: Opposition MLAs accuse Forest Minister of land grabbing, demand probe

The charges were levelled against the minister by Opposition members during the ongoing budget session of the Tripura Legislative Assembly on March 25.