Evening News Nuggets


1. Assam: AMCH doctors remove 30-kg ovarian mass from 16-year-old girl in Dibrugarh

The emergency gynecology and anaesthesia team of Assam Medical College & Hospital (AMCH), Dibrugarh, successfully removed an ovarian mass of around 30 kg from a 16-year-old girl.

2. Assam: Elderly man crushed to death by wild elephant in Digboi

An elderly man was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Durgabari of Digboi range under Digboi Forest Division in the early hours of Wednesday.

3. Stage set for sobering opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics

After a year-long delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the stage is set for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo to kick off with a highly-anticipated opening ceremony on July 23 from 4:30 pm Indian time.

4. Tripura: Several TMC leaders, workers arrested for violating COVID restrictions

More than 80 Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists and leaders, including Asish Lal Sinha, the party’s Tripura unit president, were arrested on Wednesday from Unakoti district of Tripura as they assembled violating the COVID-19 protocols.

5. India reports 41,383 new cases; Northeast states continue to battle rising COVID cases

India reported a total of 41,383 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total active cases of COVID-19 to 4,09,394 with 38,652 new recoveries. 

6. CBSE extends deadline for schools to finalise class 12 results

The Central Board of School Education (CBSE) has extended the last date for schools to finalise the results of class 12 board exams from July 22 to July 25, following requests from teachers' involved in the assessment process.

7. Girl lands in trouble for inappropriate WhatsApp status targeting Assam CM

Nalbari Police arrested a girl from Kamarkuchi village on Wednesday, for allegedly making an inappropriate gesture directed towards Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

8. Assam: NLFB chief M Batha, 22 other militants lay down arms in Udalguri

In a significant development, 23 National Liberation Front of Bodoland (NLFB) militants, including the outfit’s chief M. Batha, laid down their arms at a surrender ceremony at Lalpani police station in Udalguri district in Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR)

9. Assam: Ulfa (I) linkman injured in police firing in Naharkatia

An Ulfa (I) cadre was injured in a police shootout in Dibrugarh district on Thursday morning.

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