Mid-day News Nuggets
Tripura reported 37 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours - the highest single-day spike this year.
A hailstorm caused substantial damage to houses and properties in Tura, West Garo Hills.
The controversy surrounding financial irregularities concerning the Meghalaya Corporation Limited (MeECL) took a surprising turn with fresh evidence, revealing the involvement of high-ranking officials in numerous irregularities involving crores of rupees.
The superintendent of Karimganj Civil Hospital tested positive for COVID-19 despite being inoculated with the second dose of the vaccine.
Defending champions Mumbai Indians, led by Rohit Sharma, will take on Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Security forces gunned down three terrorists in an encounter at Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the Chief Ministers of all states and Union Territories amid India’s worsening COVID-19 surge and urged them to strengthen their efforts in controlling the disease over the next 2-3 weeks.
The Supreme Court rejected a plea seeking the release of detained Rohingya refugees in Jammu and Kashmir.