Evening News Nuggets


1. Vaccination centres to be expanded in rural areas: Meghalaya Health Minister

Meghalaya Health Minister A.L. Hek on Monday announced that numerous vaccination centres would be set up in rural areas shortly after the adequate supply of vaccines in the state. 

2. Assam: Forest personnel seize Sal logs from Goalpara and Barpeta districts 

The Assam Forest Department has intensified operations against illegal felling of trees and timber trade, seizing sal logs in Goalpara and Barpeta districts.

3. India reports less than 1 lakh new COVID-19 cases, lowest in 66 days

India on Tuesday reported less than one lakh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfares said.

4. India elected to UN Economic and Social Council for 2022-24 term

India was elected by the member states in the Asia-Pacific category alongside Afghanistan, Kazakhstan and Oman in the elections held on Monday.

5. Leading websites from across the world face internet outage

On Tuesday popular websites from around the world reported a global outage, with the home page showing an error when accessed.

6. Assam board, HS exams during first half of August, hints Education Minister

The Assam Education Department on Tuesday informed that the state board (Class X) and higher secondary final (Class XII) exams were likely to be conducted during the first half of August this year.

7. Assam: Oil India Limited donates ambulance to Dibrugarh's Tengakhat MG Model Hospital

Continuing its commitment towards ensuring healthcare and community welfare in operational areas, Oil India Limited (OIL) donated a Maruti EECO ambulance to Dibrugarh's Tengakhat MG Model Hospital.

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