Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Mizoram receives first consignment of COVID-19 vaccines

Mizoram on Thursday received its first consignment of 18,500 COVID-19 vaccines, for the first phase of inoculation.

2. Nagaland: Power supply to be disrupted in Dimapur, Peren

The Power Department informed that there will be electricity shutdowns in Dimapur and Peren districts on January 16 and 18.

3. Meghalaya police recover 431 gms of heroin from Mizoram vehicle

Meghalaya Police recently intercepted a contraband-loaded vehicle at Umphyrnai, Dymmiew village in East Khasi Hills (EKH) district and arrested two persons accordingly.

4. Gurugram police arrest Nagaland-based "illegal" dealer of stolen luxury cars

Gurugram Police arrested a Nagaland-based illegal dealer of luxury cars that were stolen from Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and other states.

5. Sikkim Governor donates over Rs 1 lakh for construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya

The Governor of Sikkim, Ganga Prasad on January 14 donated Rs 1,01,000 to Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

6. Arunachal Pradesh lifts ban on sale of pork & supply of pigs

Arunachal Pradesh has lifted the ban on the sale of pork and transportation of pigs in the state, with certain restrictions.