Evening News Nuggets


1. 22 children held in Assam's detention camps, says CM Himanta

Assam's detention centres for foreigners are currently lodging 22 children, 20 of them aged below 14 years, Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed on Monday.

2. Tripura: Two arrested for alleged communal posts on social media

Tripura police arrested two persons for allegedly spreading communal hatred on social media in Sonamura of Sepahijala district over the lynching of four persons.

3. Assembly resolves to support Assam boxer Lovlina’s quest for Olympic glory

The Assam Assembly on Tuesday resolved to support and encourage state boxer Lovlina Borgohain to excel at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 that gets underway on Friday.

4. India reports lowest number of COVID-19 cases in 125 days

India registered 30,093 new COVID-19 cases, including 374 COVID-related deaths in the last 24 hours on Tuesday, the lowest in the last 125 days, informed the Union Health Ministry.

5. Congress targets BJP of Pegasus spyware scandal

The Monsoon Session of the Parliament kicked off on Monday amid an uproar over the Pegasus Spyware issue, with opposition leaders targetting the centre over the reports that the software was used to spy on people.

6. India’s first case of COVID double variant infection detected at ICMR Dibrugarh

The first case of COVID double variant infection in the country was detected at ICMR-RMRC in Dibrugarh recently.

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