Evening News Nuggets

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1. Manipur: Central Bank of India opens branch in remote Phungyar village

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday inaugurated the Central Bank of India, Phungyar Branch in Kamjong District through a video conference.

2. No refugee movement from Myanmar, says Nagaland CM

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday informed that they have reported no refugee movement from Myanmar into the state since the military coup began on February 1, 2021.

3. Meghalaya: Former GNLA cadres meet to push for rehabilitation

Disappointed at the failure of the state government to release their rehabilitation packages, former members of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on Wednesday met at Chisobibra near Williamnagar in East Garo Hills, Meghalaya to seek ways to push forward on the matter.

4. Assam Congress urges ECI to ensure round-the-clock vigil on strong rooms

The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to ensure round-the-clock vigil on the strong rooms where the polled electronic voting machines (EVMs) are being currently stored.

5. Meghalaya: Congress releases manifesto ahead of GHADC elections

Leader of the opposition, Dr Mukul Sangma, on Wednesday released the party manifesto with its road map of what it wanted to do if given power in the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council.

6. Mizoram to provide Rs 20 lakh to family of volunteers who die from COVID 

Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga, on April 6, approved the proposal to provide ex-gratia payment of Rs 20 lakh to the family of a village-level task force (VLTF) or local level task force (LLTF) member, who dies of coronavirus in the line of duty.