Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Tripura Journalist Union demands CJ’s intervention in two murder cases

The Tripura Journalist Union (TJU) has demanded the intervention of the Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court concerning the murder of two journalists.

2. Rapper Big Deal releases new music video "I'm a Chinkey"

Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal has released his new single called “I'm a Chinkey” featuring another rapper from Mizoram, G'nie.

3. Tribes India outlet opens at Guwahati airport

Union minister for tribal affairs Arjun Munda ‘e-launched’ a new Tribes India outlet at the departure lounge of the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport.

4. Delhi hospital working on arrangements for storing COVID-19 vaccine

From installing freezers to cold chain equipment set up, arrangements are being made at a Delhi government hospital here in anticipation of storing COVID-19 vaccine.

5. UP: Youth held for injuring 17-year-old girl with flammable substance

Police arrested a youth after he allegedly threw flammable substance at a 17-year-old girl which resulted in the victim sustaining burn injuries on her head and right hand.

6. Over 5,000 singers to participate in Bengal music festival from December 24

Over 5,000 singers from across West Bengal will perform in a music festival from December 24 to 31.

7. Pujara a world-class batsman, will be a big challenge for rest of series: Lyon

Australia's "in-depth" planning to subdue Cheteshwar Pujara worked out well in the opening Test but spinner Nathan Lyon says it would be a massive challenge to keep the "world-class" batsman quiet through the remainder of the series.

8. Trump suggests he might not sign COVID relief bill

President Donald Trump is blasting the bipartisan USD 900 billion pandemic relief package that Congress just passed and is suggesting that he may not sign it.