Mid-day News Nuggets 

Top stories this afternoon
1. Nagaland: Konyak lady creates history, becomes the first woman secretary of VDB

W Manni became the first woman in Konyak history to be elected as the Secretary of Village Development Board (VDB).

2. Covishield builds more antibodies than Covaxin: Preliminary studies

A preliminary study by Coronavirus vaccine-induced Antibody Titre (COVAT) involving health care workers has stated that Covishield produces more antibodies than Covaxin. 

3. Arunachal's Water Burial bags national award

Arunachal Pradesh's "Water Burial" bagged the best film award on environment conservation in the feature film category at the 67th National Films Awards 2021.

4. Manipur: Assam Rifles to  pay Rs 10 lakh to shooting victim's family

In a tripartite agreement signed among three civil society groups, the Assam Rifles is bound to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family of a Manipur villager who was allegedly shot dead by the paramilitary force.

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