Mid-day News Nuggets 

 Top news this afternoon
1. Senior APCS officer arrested in Arunachal  

The accused, Tamiyo Tatak had served as Deputy Commissioner of East Siang district during 2017 when the disbursement of compensation was done. 

2. Assam: Minor charred to death in Nagaon, two held 

Two accused have been arrested by the Nagaon police on Friday after they were alleged of murdering a 12-year-old girl. 

3. Assam Polls: Congress urges ECI for VVPAT counting in 20 per cent booths of all LACs 

APCC has urged ECI to take up measures to count VVPATs of at least 20 per cent polling stations in each LAC.

4. Nestlé apologises for ‘factual error’ printed on Kit Kat wrapper

The wrapper in question wrongly stated the location of Keibul Lamjao National Park as being in Meghalaya when, in actuality, the park is in Moirang, Manipur. 

5. 31 COVID positive patients flee quarantine centre in Tripura 

31 COVID positive patients fled from the Panchayat Raj Training Institute (PRTI) Covid Care Centre at Arundhuti Nagar in West Tripura district .

6. 13 COVID patients die in hospital fire 

There were 17 patients in the ICU when the fire broke out, of which four patients were rescued and shifted to the nearby hospitals in the area. 

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