Evening News Nuggets
1. Sikkim: CM Golay chairs high-level meeting to assess COVID-19 situation
Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay), on April 22, chaired a high-level meeting at Samman Bhawan to assess the Covid-19 situation in the State and to take stock of the overall preparedness.
2. Gauhati HC registers suo moto PIL on vaccination of inmates in different Assam jails
The Gauhati High Court has registered a suo moto Public interest litigation (PIL) based on an application by a non-profit organisation, Pratidhwani, regarding the vaccination of inmates lodged in different jails of Assam.
3. Manipur Government pays tribute to Khongjom war heroes
The Manipur state government paid tribute to the Khongjom war heroes, who had valiantly fought against the mighty British in the Anglo-Manipuri War in 1891 at Khongjom War Memorial Complex, Thoubal district.
4. Meghalaya man gets life imprisonment for kidnapping, raping and killing minor
The Court of Special Judge (POCSO), West Khasi Hills District Nongstoin on April 23 convicted a man for kidnapping, raping and killing a minor girl on April 29, 2017, at Dorangre village in Meghalaya.
5. Assam realtors seek mobile vaccination facilities at construction site
The Assam Real Estate and Infrastructure Developers' Association (AREIDA) has urged the state government to provide mobile vaccination facilities for workers at the construction sites to prevent overcrowding at the designated centres.
6. Assam: 14 arrested in connection with abduction of ONGC employees
Sivasagar police arrested 14 persons in connection with the abduction of three ONGC employees.
7. Nagaland School Association urges Govt to consider continuation of regular classes in three districts
Following the order of the State Government for closure of classes 1 to 8, the All Nagaland Private School Association of Zunheboto, Mon and Peren districts have written to the Government to consider for the continuation of regular classes or on alternate days citing that there were zero positive cases in these districts.
8. Manipuri boxers win gold for India at AIBA Women's Youth World Boxing Championships
Women boxers from Manipur Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu and Thockchom Sanamacha Chanu clinched gold at the recently concluded AIBA Women’s Youth World Champion in Kielce, Poland.