Evening News Nuggets

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1. Centre approves allocation of additional foodgrains to NFSA beneficiaries under PMGKAY

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the allocation of additional foodgrains under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKAY) Phase-IV for another five months from July to November 2021.

2. Tripura Government regularises jobs of over 900 science teachers in State

The Tripura Government have assisted in regularising jobs of 938 science teachers in the State. 

3. Olympic Day: PM Modi appreciates all those who represented India at various Olympic events

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appreciated all those athletes and sportspersons who represented India at various Olympic events over the years on the occasion of Olympic Day

4. Covaxin for Children likely to arrive by September: AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria

Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Dr Randeep Guleria, has said that Bharat Biotech’s anti-COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin is likely to be available for children by September 2021.

5. Nagaland: CM Neiphiu Rio inaugurates oxygen generation plant in Phek

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, on Wednesday, inaugurated an oxygen generation plant at District Hospital in Phek.

6. Meghalaya: Exams for remaining HSSLC papers stand cancelled; Class XII results likely before July 31

Meghalaya Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui, on Wednesday, informed that the examination for the four remaining papers of the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) stands cancelled, and marking will be done as per the parameters of the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBoSE).

7. Kurmi resignation puts ‘beleaguered Cong’ in a tight spot in Upper Assam

Amid the declining Congress authority in Upper Assam, once a strong bastion of the grand old party, the resignation of four-time party MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi and the lone representative of the tea garden community in the state, Rupjyoti Kurmi, is undoubtedly a “big blow” to the “beleaguered” party.

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