Evening News Nuggets
India registered 37,154 new COVID-19 cases, including 724 COVID-related deaths in the last 24 hours on Monday, informed the Union Health Ministry.
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, along with Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of sixteen National Highways Projects during an event held at the state capital of Imphal on Monday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday, announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of those who lost their lives due to lightning strikes in parts of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh.
American tennis player of Indian origin, Samir Banerjee won the Wimbledon boys' singles title on Sunday, in just his second Grand Slam. He brushed aside his compatriot Victor Lilov 7-5, 6-3 in one hour 22 minutes.
Newly formed political party from Nagaland, the Rising People’s Party (RPP) has requested the Nagaland Government to give age relaxation to aspiring Nagaland Public Service Commission (NSPC) and Nagaland Staff Selection Board (NSSB) aspirants, who could not appear for the examinations due to the COVID imposed restrictions.
Domestic carrier Indigo started another flight from Dibrugarh to Imphal on Monday, under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN programme of the Government of India.