Mid-day News Nuggets


1. COVID vaccination drive in Nagaland from January 16

Nagaland's Planning and Coordination Minister Neiba Kronu, on Monday, said that the state is all set to begin the COVID-19 vaccination drive from January 16.

2. Nagaland’s Dzukou valley fire completely doused: DFO

Kohima Divisional Forest Officer Rajkumar M, on Monday, stated that they finally doused the fire in Nagaland’s Dzukou Valley after two weeks.

3. Two arrested for killing 75-year-old woman in Sikkim

Two persons were arrested for allegedly killing a 75-year-old woman and looting her jewellery and cash.

4. Man arrested for killing wife, mother-in-law in Tripura

Police arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly killing his wife and mother-in-law at Ambassa in Tripura's Dhalai district.

5. Athawale launches Republican Party of India (A) unit in Tripura

The president of the Republican Party of India (A) or RPI(A), Ramdas Athawale, launched the party’s Tripura unit.

6. Student union distributes relief materials to seven families in Arunachal Pradesh

The Adi Students’ Union (AdiSU), Siang District Unit, distributed relief materials to seven families at Bingung village in Arunachal Pradesh.

7. North-East Venture Fund gaining popularity among entrepreneurs: DoNER minister

The North East Venture Fund (NEVF), a first-of-its-kind financial instrument, is gaining traction among start-ups and young entrepreneurs, Union Minister Jitendra Singh.

8. Fourth Assembly session held in Sikkim, key bills passed

The Fourth Session of the Tenth Assembly of Sikkim Legislative Assembly was held on January 11.