Mid-day News Nuggets
Private airliner FlyBig on Monday commenced direct flight operations between Guwahati and Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh as a part of the centre's regional connectivity scheme, officials from the Airport Authority of India (AAI) informed.
With six to seven important construction projects undergoing in areas under Mawkasiang in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, the local Dorbar has urged the government to be vigilant and stringent concerning the entry of outstation labourers who work at the construction sites.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma reviewed the COVID-19 management procedures adhered to at two inter-state checkpoints at Srirampur in Kokrajhar district and Chagolia in Dhubri district on Tuesday.
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati have developed smart window materials for automatic climate control of buildings to save energy and reduce carbon emissions.
Social evils like "witch-hunting" are still prevalent in society. People of some rural areas even now believe in "witchcraft" and black magic.
The Meghalaya government is on its toes concerning the installation of oxygen generation plants in hospitals across the state even as Meghalaya still grapples with the second wave of COVID-19.
The Jaintia Students’ Union (JSU), on Monday, appealed to the district administration of West and East Jaintia Hills to ease the COVID-19 curfew restrictions imposed in the two districts of Meghalaya.
The Ministry of Earth Sciences, on Monday, informed that a total lunar will be visible in India on May 26.
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