Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya | Nongalbibra accident: 7-year-old succumbs to injuries; death toll rises to six

Another victim of the road traffic accident in Nongalbibra village of South Garo Hils, Meghalaya, 7-year-old Aryan Sangma breathed his last after battling through his injuries for the past 5 days in a hospital in Guwahati, Assam, raising the death toll to six.

2. After Congress president, CPI(M) MP's house attacked in Tripura

Series of attacks on opposition party offices and their leaders were reported in Tripura on Sunday.

3. Miss Arunachal 2020 spearheads justice rally for murder victim Techi Meena

To stand in solidarity with the murder of late Techi Meena and her unborn baby, the winner of Miss Arunachal Beauty Contest 2020, Miss Tokmem Mengu in collaboration with All East Siang District Students' Union and All Bogong Students' Union organised a flashlight vigil cum general awareness program in Pasighat.

4. Meghalaya Police assure action after man allegedly kidnaps woman in Phulbari

Meghalaya police have assured action after a 25-year-old woman (name withheld) from Phulbari in West Garo Hills (WGH) district of Meghalaya went missing since January 16, with the family alleging that the victim had been kidnapped by another man from a neighbouring village.

5. Arunachal's Kibo Erang Kebang felicitates meritorious students

The Kibo Erang Kebang (KEK) on Sunday, organised an award ceremony for the meritorious students who qualified in the Prelims of Arunachal Pradesh Public Civil Service Examination and toppers of Class X and XII at conference hall Siang, Arunachal Pradesh.

6. 'Frontier Manipur' editors booked for sedition over 'controversial' article

Two editors of Frontier Manipur, an online news portal, were booked for sedition under the IPC and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act over an article published on January 8.

7. Will there be free vaccination for the poor? Congress asks PM Modi

The opposition Congress on Sunday asked whether the government plans to provide free vaccines to all Indian citizens, especially the underprivileged and the poor.

8. Boris Johnson invites PM Modi to UK for G7 summit in June

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for the G7 summit as he confirmed details on Sunday for the high-level meeting to be presided over by Britain in the coastal region of Cornwall between June 11 and 13.