Mid-day News Nuggets


1. UEFA EURO 2020 update: Italy qualifies for knockout stages after beating Switzerland 

Italy has advanced to the last 16 of the European Championship after beating Switzerland in a 3-0 match, on Thursday morning.

2. Mizoram Board of School Education to declare HSSLC results on Friday

The Mizoram Board of School Education (MBSE) has decided to declare the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) results on Friday.

3. COVID Update: India's active caseload close to 8 lakh as recovery continues

The Union Health Ministry informed that the overall active caseload in the country has declined to 8,26,740, which is over 38000 cases lesser than on Wednesday.

4. Nagaland likely to witness drought-like condition due to rainfall deficiency

Nagaland is likely to face a drought-like situation in the coming weeks due to the delay in the arrival of the monsoon, said state Agriculture Minister G Kaito Aye at a press conference on Wednesday.

5. Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma launches Assamese language on Koo app

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma launched Assamese language on the indigenous micro-blogging platform, Koo, stating that this would enable the people of the state to voice their thoughts and opinions in their mother tongue.

6. Gauhati HC asks Assam govt to specify steps to curb attacks on medical workers

Gauhati High Court has directed the Assam government to specify within two weeks measures taken by the government or the measures it proposes to take to ensure that incidents of attacks on medical workers “do not happen in future.”

7. Bring NRC exercise in Assam to its logical end, urges students’ union

The All Assam Minorities Students Union (AAMSU) has called upon the authorities to bring the process of preparation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), monitored by the Supreme Court, to its logical end.

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