Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Manipur Minister Letpao Haokip inspects Chingkhei Ching water treatment plant

Water Resources (WR) Minister Letpao Haokip inspected the Chingkhei Ching water treatment plant at Yaralpat, Tinseed Road.

2. Good governance requires good journalism: Tripura CM

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday said if the journalists in the state wanted good governance from him, he also requires good journalism in return.

3. French Minister Barbara Pompili visits Kaziranga National Park

France’s ecological transition minister Barbara Pompili visited the Kohora and Bagori range areas of the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve.

4. Agartala records coldest day of the season

Agartala recorded the coldest day of the season on Monday when temperatures dipped to 7.5 degrees Celsius.

5. Assam Govt announces Rs 1 lakh to Laika-Dodhia families

The Assam government has announced Rs 1 lakh to each landless family of Laika and Dodhia villages under Dibru Saikhowa National Park in Tinsukia district.

6. Finance Minister commences Budget presentation for 2021-22

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman commenced presentation of the Budget for 2021-22 in the Lok Sabha that is expected to provide relief to the pandemic-hit common man as well as focus more on driving economic recovery through higher spending on healthcare, infrastructure and defence amid rising tensions with neighbours.