Evening News Nuggets


1. Manipur: 4.9 magnitude earthquake jolts Kamjong

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale jolts Kamjong district in Manipur on July 26.

2. Assam: Drug trafficker injured in a clash with police in Karimganj

In a drug bust in Assam's Karimganj district, a group of drug suppliers allegedly attacked police on Saturday.

3. Assam police seize 25 cattle, three held

Assam police seized a total of 25 cattle and arrested three bovine smugglers in Churaibari in Karimganj district on Sunday. 

4. 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' celebrated in Meghalaya, CM pays tribute to martyrs

On the 22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas, Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma, and Lt Gen KC Panchanathan (AVSM) GOC 101 Area garlanded the busts of Capt KC Nongrum MVC (P) and Maj David Manlun KC (P), the two brave hearts from Meghalaya, who laid down their lives for the honour of their motherland.

5. Meghalaya: UDP submits 5-point memorandum to Union Home Minister

The United Democratic Party (UDP) has submitted a five-point memorandum to Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his visit to Meghalaya on July 24. 

6. Despite new leadership, Assam Cong ‘might lose’ another legislator

The Assam Congress might have seen a change in leadership of late, but the ‘grand old’ party is in “danger” of losing one more legislator with speculations rife about two-time MLA from Thowra constituency, Sushanta Borgohain “likely to step down from his post and party, and join the ruling BJP in the coming days.”

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