Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya CM lays foundation for Umling-Patharkhmah road

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma laid the foundation for the up-gradation of the Umrit to Umdu road in Ri Bhoi district in the presence of deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong and Jirang MLA S Sohtun.

2. Meghalaya: NCTE restores B. Ed course in Rongkhon

The National Council for Teachers’ Education (NCTE) has restored the Bachelor of Education (B. Ed) status of the Rongkhon College of Teacher’s Education (CTE) Tura during a review meeting.

3. Meghalaya: Pro-ILP groups hold sit-in-demonstration across state, urge Guv to take up matter with Centre

In continuation with the ongoing agitation demanding the implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya, the Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisation (COMSO), a conglomeration of social groups, staged a sit-in demonstration at Malki ground in Shillong and other major towns of the state.

4. Doctor assaulted in Tripura’s Khowai district

A doctor was assaulted in a government hospital on December 3 at Khowai District in Tripura.

5. Jahnu Barua's film on Ahom Warrior "Lachit Borphukan" to hit screens by 2022

Assamese director Jahnu Barua’s film on Assam war hero and legendary Ahom general, Lachit Borphukan, is expected to hit the screens by the end of 2022.

6. Mizoram: 62.32 pc votes polled in Lai Autonomous District Council elections

About 62.32 per cent of the 51,456 voters exercised their franchise in the elections to the 25-member Lai Autonomous District Council (LADC) in South Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district.

7. People’s Party of Arunachal suspends lone MLA for ‘anti-party’ activities

The People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) has suspended its lone MLA, Kardo Nyigyor, for alleged anti-party activities.

8. Eastern Nagaland People Organisation supports ENSF's demands

The Eastern Nagaland People Organisation (ENPO) said that the organisation fully supports the demand raised by the Eastern Naga Students' Federation (ENSF) vis-a-vis the Nagaland Staff Selection Board and Nagaland Public Service Commission.

9. Manipur: NIA arrest MD, board member of Salai Holdings and Smart Society

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested the Managing Director (MD), Narengbam Biswajit Singh and another board member, Elangbam Brojendro of the Salai Holdings and Smart Society.

10. Here are some facts about ‘Adolf Hitler’ who won a local council election in Namibia

A local election in the little-known southern part of Africa has grabbed the attention of the international press. Namibia, a former German colony now has a politician who goes by the name Adolf Hitler but has no plans to dominate the world.