Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya: UDP youth wing slams NPYF over "opportunistic" remarks

UDP Youth Wing, through the press communiqué, expressed that the statement of the NPYF against the UDP General Secretary is biased and diverting from the present issue that the people of the state were facing because of the power disruption and other related issues.

2. Drugs worth over Rs 40 lakh seized in Mizoram, two arrested

Assam Rifles and Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department seized 90 grams of heroin and arrested two peddlers for possessing contraband at Tuirial airfield near Aizawl.

3. Meghalaya | Coal continue to be illegally supplied to coke factories: sources

Despite the Supreme Court ban on the mining and transport of coal, illegal transportation of the mineral has been reported from different parts of West Khasi Hills.

4. Two CRPF jawans including one from Tripura killed in J&K terror attack

Two CRPF jawans, including a 55-yr-old soldier hailing from Tripura, were killed and, two others were critically injured in an attack by the militants in Jammu and Kashmir.

5. Assam Polls 2021: ECI bans exit poll conduct, result publication between March 27 and April 29

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has prohibited the conduct and publication of any exit poll in connection with the general election to the Assam Legislative Assembly 2021 between 7 am of March 27 and 7.30 pm of April 29, by any form of media.

6. Fire at Mumbai hospital claims nine lives

A massive broke out at Sunrise Hospital of Dreams Mall on LBS Marg in Bhandup West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, on Thursday night.

7. CBI detects bank frauds amounting to over Rs 3,700 crore

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), on Wednesday, detected more than 30 cases of bank fraud amounting to over Rs 3,700 crore after conducting searches across the country.

8. Tseteej Shiwakoty sets off as 1st Sikkimese finalist for Rubaru Mr India 2021

Young people have always wanted to enter the world of glamour and fashion, even if it isn't on a professional platform; but sometimes, expressing oneself through beauty and outfits is the simplest way.