Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Three Arunachal cops sacked for involvement in drug trafficking

The DGP also urged the addicts within the police community to come forward and seek professional help.

2. Assam tea workers association rejects ITA's wage hike, calls it "unilateral"

The Indian Tea Association (ITA) had, on Monday, asked its member companies to provide an interim hike of Rs 26 per day to tea workers in Assam.

3. Assam polls 2021: UP CM Yogi Adityanath campaigns at Udharbond Silchar & Borkhola

The UP CM said that the BJP's agenda for the upcoming Assam Assembly elections would focus on infrastructure, connectivity, health and women empowerment.

4. Mizoram Health minister meets authorities of empanelled hospitals in Kolkata

He appealed the concerned authorities to expedite the Death Certificate for individuals who died in Kolkata, so that they may quickly transport the bodies of the deceased back to Mizoram.

5. Naga Mothers' Association condemns Lamhainamdi shooting incident, calls for peace

NMA has demanded the law enforcing agencies to punish the perpetrators according to law and ensure that the rule of law prevails.

6. Lady drug peddler arrested in Tripura, huge quantity of brown sugar recovered

According to the Sub-divisional Police office (SDPO) of Sadar Police Station, Ramesh Yadav, the accused - Uma Malakarand, was nabbed from her residence located at West Champamura along with 120 grams of Brown Sugar, 200 Brown Sugar stuffed vials and around 1,000 empty vials.

7. India defeat England in 1st ODI match in Pune

Batting first, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan scored 98 runs, Virat Kohli 56 runs, KL Rahul 122 and Krunal helped the team cross the 300 scores.

8. Delhi police bust three illegal call centres, 37 held for duping foreign nationals

Reportedly, the workers at the call centres used to extract money from foreign nationals by sending voice recordings, and claiming to be from the US Drug Enforcement.