Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Assam police recover 68 grams of brown sugar, accused absconding

Assam police recovered 68 grams of suspected brown sugar at Gohpur, Biswanath district in Assam.

2. Manipur: New artificial turf in Imphal West to give an edge to young footballers

An artificial football turf was inaugurated at Langjing Achouba in Imphal West by the Chief Minister of Manipur N. Biren Singh.

3. Former CPI(M) MP from Tripura appeals to boycott Jio products

Former Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) Member of Parliament and Ganamukti Parishad (GMP) president, Jitendra Chowdhury appealed to boycott Jio products, to express solidarity with the farmers' movement.

4. Manipur Education Department open applications for 923 Graduate Teachers

The Directorate of Education, Manipur, has invited applications from intending and eligible candidates to fill up 923 posts of Graduate Teachers contractually.

5. PM assures farmers on Agri reforms, says govt committed to their welfare

As farmers vowed to expand their protests over new farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured them that his government was committed to their welfare and that the legislation was aimed at giving them alternate markets to boost income.

6. Meghalaya: Ammunition Dump recovered in West Garo Hills

Meghalaya Police in its continuous effort to scout hidden cache of weapons in the jungles inside Durama range, unearthed concealed ammunition suspected to belong to the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA).

7. EC seeks views on limit of expenditure for poll candidates

The Election Commission has sought views of recognised national and state parties on what should be the limit of expenditure for candidates contesting Lok Sabha and assembly polls.

8. Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistani Rangers opened fire on forward posts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.