Evening News Nuggets


1. Manipur govt gives nod to livelihood scheme for COVID affected families

Manipur government on Tuesday approved Chief Minister's COVID-19 Affected Livelihood Support Scheme, under which Rs 5000 will be provided to every identified family whose livelihood has been severely affected by the pandemic. 

2. Meghalaya: Man lands in trouble for "spreading" vaccine misinformation

A person has been alleged of circulating a misleading COVID-19 vaccination video on YouTube.

3. Illegal dwelling units dismantled from Assam reserve forest

Seven illegally constructed dwelling units were dismantled and unauthorised agar and betel nut plantations uprooted at Batkai Tilla Reserve Forest of Cheragi Range under Karimganj Forest Division.

4. Meghalaya: Independent Inquiry Committee formed to probe alleged anomalies in MeECL

The Government of Meghalaya has constituted an independent inquiry committee to investigate the alleged irregularities and scams in the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL)

5. Cabinet reshuffle: Five from Northeast likely to be included in Modi's expanded cabinet

The highly anticipated reshuffle in the Narendra Modi-led cabinet will likely see five representatives from the Northeast getting a cabinet berth this time, as new members are to be sworn in this evening. 

6. Modi's Cabinet Reshuffle: Five from Northeast to be sworn-in as union ministers

The Narendra Modi-expanded cabinet will see five representatives from the Northeast as the new members will likely take oath as ministers on Wednesday evening. 

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