Evening News Nuggets
Tinsukia Deputy Commissioner Narsing Pawar, on Wednesday, launched the Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine during a function held at the Asha Griha building in Tinsukia.
Teams from the Chief Minister’s Special Vigilance Cell, Assam, arrested six persons, including two former block development officers, for alleged misappropriation of funds worth about Rs 25 lakh under development schemes for road construction in lower Assam’s Barpeta district.
In a welcome reprieve for arms battalion personnel of Assam Police, the state Cabinet on Wednesday decided to grant a month’s compulsory leave every year to personnel from the rank of sub-inspector to constable, to visit their homes and stay with their families.
In a statement issued by the People for Animals (PFA) in Manipur, two persons from Leibon in Moirang Mantak of Bishnupur district were arrested by the Patsoi police of Manipur after over 4500 wild frogs contained in nine sacks, were seized from them.
The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, directed the Centre to frame guidelines to grant ex-gratia compensation to families of those who died due to the COVID-19 virus.
Nagaland has been declared a “Disturbed Area” for six more months under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA).