Evening News Nuggets


1. IIT Bombay to host talk on 'Mental Health' on July 5

India’s premier engineering institute Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay social body ‘Abhyuday’, will host an Instagram Live talk on mental health on July 5 at 5 pm, to address various issues faced by the diverse youth of the nation.

2. Arunachal Pradesh: FIR against Khandu and Rijiju for allegedly ceding Kimin town to Assam

An FIR was registered by four political parties on Thursday against Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Union Minister Kiren Rijiju for allegedly mislabelling the town of Kimin as a territory of Assam.

3. India records less than 50,000 COVID-19 cases for fifth consecutive day

India recorded 46,617 new COVID-19 cases with 853 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

4. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar launches six technology innovation platforms

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, on Friday, launched six technology innovation platforms virtually, aimed at meeting the future technological requirements of various sectors.

5. Assam tea garden areas become hotbed of COVID related deaths

The Assam tea estates have become the hotbed of COVID-19 related deaths during the second wave of the virus, with many deaths being reported from the area.

6. ASSAM EXAM EVALUATION: AASU objects to clause; calls for student-friendly formula

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) has demanded withdrawal of an 'objectionable' clause in the notification regarding the evaluation criteria formulated by two expert committees for High School Leaving Certificate (Class 10) and Higher Secondary (Class 12) exams.

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