Evening News Nuggets


1. Nagaland: Congress asks all MLAs to resign to show sincerity towards insurgency solution

The Political Affairs Committee (PAC) of the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has appealed to all 60 legislators of the State Assembly to resign and flag the way for urgent implementation of Naga political solution to the long-running Naga insurgency.

2. Assam: Laika-Dodhia Rehabilitation Committee welcomes govt decision to rehabilitate 2000 people

The Laika-Dodhia Rehabilitation Committee (LDRC) welcomed the decision of the government to rehabilitate about 12,000 people from the two villages displaced due to changes in course of the Brahmaputra river.

3. Supreme Court orders release of Manipuri activist detained over a Facebook post

The Supreme Court, on Monday, ordered the immediate release of Manipur activist Erendro Leichombam, who was arrested under the National Security Act (NSA) on May 13, along with one local journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem.

4. ASSAM COVID SOP: Tests mandatory for NE passengers at airport, railway station

Passengers arriving in Assam from other Northeastern states will have to undergo mandatory COVID tests at the airport and railway station, the revised standard operating procedures (SOPs) which were announced on Monday, stated.

5. India records 38,164 COVID-19 cases, 499 deaths in last 24 hours

India registered 38,164 new COVID-19 cases, including 499 COVID-related deaths in the last 24 hours on Monday, informed the Union Health Ministry.

6. Centre recommends Rs 6,143 crore grant for online learning

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, on Monday, said that under the 15th Finance Commission, a grant of Rs 6,143 has been recommended for online learning and development of professional courses in regional languages for higher education in India.

7. Meghalaya Cabinet clears proposal to go for joint venture partnership in MCCL

The Meghalaya Cabinet on Monday cleared the proposal to initiate the process of having a joint venture partnership to revive the Mawmluh Cherra Cements Limited (MCCL). 

8. National Games medalists of Assam will get govt jobs: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

The National Games medalists of Assam will be provided with government jobs from now onwards, the Assam Government announced today.

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