Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Jailed peasant leader Akhil Gogoi withdraws nomination from Mariani ahead of Assam Assembly polls

Raijor Dal President Akhil Gogoi withdrew his nomination from Mariani constituency for the upcoming Assam Assembly polls and he will contest from Sivasagar seat.

2. Heroin worth ₹ 41 lakh seized in Mizoram

Heroin worth about ₹ 41 lakh and a drug peddler was apprehended in Aizawl, Mizoram.

3. Nagaland: Kohima District Election Officer asks new electors to download e-EPIC online

Kohima Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer, Gregory Thejawelie has asked all new electors enrolled in the electoral roll during November-December 2020 to download their e-EPIC through nvsp.in.

4. Meghalaya: Man sentenced to 15 years’ rigorous imprisonment in POCSO case

The Court of Special Judge (POCSO), Nongstoin, convicted an accused person Khlainborlin L Rngaid and sentenced him to 15 years rigorous imprisonment with a fine of ₹ 30,000.

5. Manipur Govt offers help to Myanmar refugees

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday said that the State Government may arrange schools for “refugees from Myanmar” and is awaiting further direction from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

6. KNA (I) commander-in-chief apprehended in Mizoram

Security forces in Mizoram apprehended Kuki National Army KNA (I) Commander-in-Chief Nehjang Haokip at Zemabawk-Thuampui, in Aizawl.

7. India registers 23,285 new infections in the last 24 hours

India recorded 23,285 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

According to the Union Health Ministry, the total tally of Covid-19 cases is 1,13,08,846.

8. Seventy-two-year-old woman assaulted in Tripura

Unknown miscreants attacked an elderly woman at her residence in Shibnagar, Tripura.

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