Evening News Nuggets


1. India logs 54,069 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

India recorded 54,069 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours on Thursday, with 1,321 fatalities, the Union Health Ministry Informed.

2. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launches official theme song of Indian Olympic contingent

Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, on Thursday, launched the Indian official Olympic Theme Song, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

3. Kangana Ranaut to wear 'Director's hat' for the film Emergency, says no one can do it better

Progressing further on her next directional venture after Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, renowned Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, on Wednesday, announced that she will be helming a film based on Indira Gandhi entitled 'Emergency'. 

4. Meghalaya: Body of second miner retrieved from Sutnga coal mine

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Indian Navy divers, on Thursday, retrieved the body of the second miner from the Sutnga coal mine located in East Jaintia Hills.

5. Assam CM orders probe into ‘unseemly situation’ at private old-age home

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has taken note of the “unexpected turn of events” at a private old-age home in the city and directed the Kamrup Metropolitan deputy commissioner to inquire into the “unseemly circumstances” and submit a report within 72 hours.

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