Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Power supply to be disrupted in parts of Nagaland from January 6

Power supply from Vihokhu village to Niuland town in Nagaland would be disrupted from 7:00-9:00 am from January 6 to 16.

2. Mizoram CM inaugurates new bailey bridge over River Kawnpui in Bairabi

The Chief Minister of Mizoram, Zoramthanga inaugurated a bailey bridge over Kawnpui River in Bairabi along the Assam-Mizoram border.

3. Contractual teachers of Meghalaya hold rally to protest against govt's 'termination move'

The Contractual Teachers’ Association All Jaintia Hills Unit on Tuesday organised a peaceful rally from Lad kiang Nangbah to Jriselieñ Chutwakhu at Jowai in West Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya to protest against the "decision" of the state government to end their contracts.

4. Three from Nagaland bag ‘Best House Construction’ award under PMAY-U Mission

Three beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) from Nagaland recently received the ‘Best House Construction Award’.

5. Maj Krishna Chandra Johorey passes away at 94; Rijiju mourns his demise

Maj Krishna Chandra Johorey, one of the few officers acknowledged for their contribution towards the transition of Arunachal Pradesh from the North-East Frontier Agency (NEFA), passed away on January 5. He was 94.

6. Ex-Assam MP’s son goes “missing” from Kokrajhar; search underway

A 16-year-old son of former Rajya Sabha MP and BJP leader, Biswajit Daimary is believed to have gone “missing” from Kokrajhar with police operations underway to trace him since Tuesday afternoon.

7. Tripura expects Covid vaccines to reach state within this month

The Tripura government has high expectations that the COVID-19 vaccines will reach the state within this month (January).

8. Government all set to roll out nationwide COVID-19 vaccination

The Government of India is all set to introduce the COVID-19 vaccine within 10 days from the date of emergency use authorisation.

9. Farmer leaders in Haryana urge families to send one member for Jan 26 tractor march

Farmer leaders have stated that they will visit every household in Haryana to urge families to send at least one member for a 'tractor march' to Delhi on Republic Day if the government does not consent to repeal the three farm laws.

10. Chinese President calls for military preparedness: reports

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed for military preparedness, mainly on combat preparedness training.