Mid-day News Nuggets
The Deputy Commissioner of Mon district in Nagaland, Thavaseelan K, has asked all persons who attended the Changlangshu Revival Camp from April 21 to 24 to self-report.
Mizoram reported 74 new Covid-19 positive cases and one more death due to the infection in the last 24 hours.
The northeastern state of Meghalaya registered 321 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of active cases to 1,821.
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Ripun Bora tendered his resignation as the state party chief, owing responsibility for the Congress’ defeat in the Assam Assembly elections.
The Ministry of Railways has deployed nearly 4000 Isolation Coaches with almost 64000 beds at various stations, across the country.
The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) stormed to victory in West Bengal but, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lost her own Nandigram seat to BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari.
The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) successfully made its way through the electoral battle to retain power for the second consecutive term in Assam by securing 75 seats in the 126-member assembly.
The match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has been postponed as some players from the KKR are reported to have tested COVID positive.