Evening News Nuggets

Top stories of this evening

1. India reports 1,00,636 new COVID cases, lowest in two months

India's COVID tally continued to show a downward trend as the country reported 1,00,636 new COVID-19 in the last 24 hours on Monday including 2,427 deaths.

2. Unions seek termination of auction of 2 Assam mills; release of pending salaries

The Joint Action Committee of Recognised Unions (JACRU) of Nagaon and Cachar Paper Mills in Assam has sought immediate intervention of the chief minister to terminate the auction of the two non-functional mills of Hindustan Paper Corporation (HPC) to a third party.

3. Indian team to take on Bangladesh in FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier today

Indian Football team will take on Bangladesh in the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier match at Jassim bin Hamad Stadium in Qatar.

4. Lafarge donates COVID relief materials to health centres in Meghalaya's Sohra

Lafarge Umiam Mining Private Limited (LUMPL) on June 4 donated 100 PPE kits, 350 N95 masks, 200 gloves and 2 disinfectant sprayers to the Community Corona-care Centre (CCC) in Sohra.

5. Book on legendary Ahom general Lachit Borphukan set for online release on June 15

A historical fiction novel based on the life of legendary general of the Ahom kingdom, Lachit Borphukan, is set to be released across online book stores on June 15 next.

6. Assam: "War on drugs" continues in Dibrugarh

In continuation to the war on drugs in Dibrugarh, Lahoal police conducted a search operation in the premises of one Uddit Gohain alias Bhalu and recovered 11.51 grams of suspected heroin.

7. Sikkim receives 93 oxygen concentrators from two non-profit organisations 

As many as 93 oxygen concentrators were donated to the Government of Sikkim by ACT Grants and Swasth Allliance, a conglomeration of 150 organisations in India to help fight COVID 19.

8. Mizoram: Assam Rifles recover cache of arms and ammunition from Zote 

In a major success in its crusade against smuggling activities, the Serchhip Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) recovered one AK-56 Rifle with three empty mags and one 9 mm pistol from the jungle area of Zote in Mizoram 

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