Mid-day News Nuggets


1. India's COVID-19 active caseload below 10 lakhs after 66 days

India has reported 70,421 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours which is the lowest after 74 days, the Union Health Ministry, informed.

2. Sikkim police arrest nine people for allegedly burning effigy of Bhaichung Bhutia

Following the protests held against football icon Bhaichung Bhutia in Namchi, nine people were arrested on Sunday, all of whom were seen burning the effigy of Sikkim icon Bhaichung Bhutia.

3. Djokovic claims his 19th Grand Slam title

In tennis, world no.1 Novak Djokovic claimed his 19th Grand Slam title after beating world no. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas in the five-set battle at the Roland-Garros final on Sunday.

4. Assam Govt accused of encroaching into Meghalaya territory 

The Hynniewtrep Integrated Territorial Organisation (HITO), a social organisation, has accused the Assam government of encroaching into Meghalaya territory. 

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