Evening News Nuggets


1. Mizoram BJP asks CM Zoramthanga to solve Assam, Tripura border disputes

Mizoram’s BJP unit on Monday urged Chief Minister Zoramthanga to resolve the state's boundary disputes with neighbouring Assam and Tripura and, to take the opportunity to do so especially when the BJP is in power at the centre, in Assam and in Tripura.

2. India records 42,640 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, lowest in 91 days

With 42,640 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours on Tuesday, India recorded the lowest spike after 91 days, the Union Health Ministry said.

3. India receives $64 billion dollars in FDI in 2020, fifth-largest recipient in the world

According to a report by the United Nations (UN) released on Tuesday, India received about 64 billion dollars in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2021, which makes the country the fifth-largest recipient of inflows in the world.

4. Auction looms over Assam paper mills as employees' woes pile up

Two non-functional paper mills owned by the Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited in Assam are on the brink of sale to a third party despite repeated pleas to the government to revive the “assets”.

5. Sikkim govt launches 1000 litres per minute PSA oxygen plant at STNM hospital

To supplement the supply of oxygen in the state, Sikkim Chief Minister P S Tamang Golay on Tuesday inaugurated the 1000 litres per minute PSA oxygen generation plant at STNM Hospital in Sochyagang.

6. Sikkim govt starts registration process for labourers

The Sikkim Government has started the process of registration of individual labourers/workers as well as those working in organised and unorganised sectors in the state.

7. Assam: Timber smuggling leads to massive deforestation in Tinsukia

Timber smuggling continues unabated at Kundil Kalia forest reserve under the Doomdooma forest division of Tinsukia district.

8. Three oxygen generation plants inaugurated in Meghalaya

Meghalaya government, on Tuesday, with the help of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Japanese government, set up three oxygen generation plants at Tura, Nongpoh and Jowai civil hospitals.  

9. Assam: Akhil Gogoi granted bail in one NIA case

Sibsagar MLA and Raijor Dal president, Akhil Gogoi has been granted bail in one of the two cases filed against him by a National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here on Tuesday

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