Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya: Trinity Saioo and AIDS Activist Jahnabi Goswami felicitated with ‘USTM Social Work Excellence Award 2021.’

The Department of Social Works, of the University of Science and Technology Meghalaya observed World Social Work Day with great enthusiasm by honouring (Padmashree) Trinity Saioo of Meghalaya and Jahnabi Goswami, HIV AIDS Activist of Assam with the USTM Social Work Excellence Award 2021.

2. North East Initiative Development Agency-Tata Trusts launches initiative in Arunachal to improve livestock farming

The North East Initiative Development Agency-Tata Trusts organised a daylong vocational training programme for a livestock service provider (LSP) at Papum Pare District in Arunachal Pradesh.

3. Nagaland: Bye-election for 51-Noksen Assembly Constituency to be held on April 17

The bye-election to the 51-Noksen Assembly Constituency under Tuensang district of Nagaland will be held on April 17.

4. Himachal Pradesh BJP MP found dead in Delhi

Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Himachal Pradesh, Ram Swaroop Sharma, was found dead at his residence in Delhi.

5. Meghalaya's power woes see no end as NEEPCO regulates power supply to state

The Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Limited (MePDCL) will be debarred from procuring power from a power exchange following its failure to clear the outstanding dues to the tune of Rs 504.41 crore to North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO).

6. Nagaland police nab three persons, rescue two abductees in a separate incident

Nagaland police arrested three persons and rescued two others in a separate incident in the last four days.