Evening News Nuggets


1. Arunachal: Tapi Mra and Tine Mena appointed as Adventure Promotion Instructors

The Arunachal Pradesh government, on Wednesday, announced the appointment of two mountaineers, Tapi Mra and Tine Mena, as Adventure Promotion Instructors in the Department of Youth Affairs.

2. Eight EU countries approve COVISHIELD vaccine as 'Green Passport'

The Serum Institute-manufactured Oxford-Astrazeneca vaccine has been put on the list of approved vaccines by eight European Union countries, making it easier for Indians to fly to these countries.

3. Meghalaya: Tributes pour in for Captain K Clifford Nongrum on his 22nd death

The Ministry of Defence and the Meghalaya Government, on Thursday, paid tribute to Late Captain Keishing Clifford Nongrum on his 22nd death anniversary.

4. Assam Forest Minister to inaugurate Dehing-Patkai National Park on July 3

Assam forest minister, Parimal Suklabaidya, will formally inaugurate the 7th National Park of Assam, the Dehing-Patkai National Park on July 3.

5. Assam govt announces evaluation formula for HSLC, HS exams

The Assam Education Department, on Thursday, announced the evaluation criteria of students of the state board (HSLC/High Madrassa under SEBA) and higher secondary (Class 12 under AHSEC) exams formulated by two expert committees after the exams had to be cancelled last month in view of the critical COVID situation.

6. Meghalaya govt inducts 38 newly appointed MCS officers

The Meghalaya government, on Thursday, formally inducted 38 newly appointed officers of the Meghalaya Civil Service (MCS) who will serve the state as civil servants.

7. Meghalaya: Commercial hub - Khyndai Lad wears bustling look with further relaxations

As shops and markets gradually open up in Shillong on alternate days, hundreds of people thronged the commercial hub - Khyndai Lad also known as Police Bazaar on Thursday.

8. ACMS celebrates Doctor's Day in upper Assam tea estates

The Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (ACMS) on Thursday celebrated Doctor's Day at several tea estates of upper Assam.

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