Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya Police's hunt for interstate drug trafficking gang in full swing

The district police of West Garo Hills (WGH), Meghalaya informed that it is on the lookout for members of a drug-peddling gang after they arrested one member with over 9200 YABA tablets in a 'breakthrough' on January 22.

2. Arunachal Pradesh: Four houses gutted in fire at Yagrung village

Four houses were reduced to ashes in a fire incident that broke at Yagrung village in Arunachal Pradesh.

3. Over 17 people picked up in connection with Meghalaya coalmine tragedy, says CM

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said that more than 17 people have been picked up by the police for interrogation in connection with the death of six miners at an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills.

4. Assam: Railway Protection Force rescue five minors from Guwahati station

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) rescued five minors from Guwahati railway station in Assam, in two separate incidents.

5. Meghalaya govt to enhance road connectivity across state, says CM

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said that the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has implemented various central schemes to improve road connectivity across the state.

6. Clash erupts between Indian and Chinese troops in Sikkim: Reports

A clash between the Indian and Chinese soldiers erupted at Naku La in Sikkim last week.

7. Arunachal Pradesh: Locals 'unhappy' over pitiable road condition

The locals of Arunachal Pradesh have expressed disappointment over the "inability" of the authorities to repair the damaged road leading to Ganga lake (Geykar Sinyik) and the State Biological Park (Zoo) in Itanagar.

8. Indo-China clash in Sikkim: Indian Army call it "minor face-off", says matter resolved

The Indian Army on Monday, January 25, informed that the reported clash between the Indian and Chinese troops at Nakula area of North Sikkim was a "minor face-off".