Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Arunachal Guv calls upon younger generations to draw lessons from 1971 war

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra called upon the younger generation to draw lessons from the 1971 Indo-Pak war.

2. Assam: Amri Karbi groups to boycott Tiwa council polls

Amri Karbi groups in six constituencies under Dimoria tribal block in Kamrup Metro district of Assam have decided to boycott the Tiwa Autonomous Council (TAC) elections.

3. Assam’s LGBI airport conducts emergency mock drill

A full-scale emergency mock exercise was conducted at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport to ensure preparedness to counter any eventuality at the airport.

4. Manipur govt to boost E-Commerce opportunities for MSMEs and StartUps

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh attended a webinar organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on the topic, ‘Empowering MSMEs - Enabling Opportunities; e-Commerce Opportunities for MSMEs and StartUps’.

5. Meghalaya: ‘I do not see any harm if the party project me as CM’, says Hek

BJP MLA and Health and Family Welfare Minister, Alexander Laloo Hek said that he welcomes if the party project him as the Chief Ministerial candidate for the 2023 Assembly polls.

6. Meghalaya: West Khasi Hills MLA lays foundation stone for road construction

Nongstoin MLA, Macmillan Byrsat inaugurated and also laid the foundation stone for the construction of a 3 km road from Urkali-Tiehbah to Mawlangniang under West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

7. Meghalaya | NEHU to submit report on uranium waste leakage this month

The North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) is expected to submit its report within this month on the alleged leakages of toxic waste from the Uranium storage tanks at Nongbah-Jynrin in South West Khasi Hills (SWKH) district of Meghalaya.

8. Tripura gears preparation to carry out COVID-19 vaccination drive

According to Minister Ratan Lal Nath, Tripura has geared up all preparations for initiating the COVID-19 vaccine.

9. Encounter in J-K's Anantnag, militant arrested

A militant was arrested in an injured condition during an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.

10. Over 100 experts from friendly nations trained for clinical trials of Indian COVID-19 vaccine: Official

Over 100 experts from friendly neighbouring nations have so far been trained to strengthen capacities in their countries for facilitating phase-3 clinical trials of Indian COVID-19 vaccine.