Mid-day News Nuggets


1. How Changlang district in Arunachal exceeds vaccination expectations

Located on the border of Myanmar, the remote Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh has managed to get fifty per cent of its 18-44 population and over 90 per cent of its 45+ age group vaccinated with a first dose. 

2. Mizoram minister announces cash award for having maximum number of children

Mizoram Sports Minister Robert Romawia Royte, on Monday, has announced a cash incentive of Rs 1 lakh to a living parent with the highest number of children in his constituency, to encourage population growth among the demographically small Mizo communities.

3. Multi-agency tie-up to boost population of endangered turtles in Assam by 2030

The endangered turtle conservation project in Assam has received a further boost through a multi-stakeholder association that aims to restock the wild, viable, self-sufficient and genetically pure threatened turtle population in the region.

4. Manipur: Police arrests trio, seizes 10 dog carcasses from them

A combined team of narcotics cell and police of Jiribam district bordering Assam arrested three persons on Monday after 10 dog carcasses were seized from them.

5. Two village panchayats achieve 100 per cent vaccination in Tripura

The residents of Mangalkhali Gram Panchayat and Purna Chandigarh Gram Panchayat have now become fully vaccinated, informed Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb.

6. Assam: Home guard assists Police in seizing major drug cartel; rewarded by DGP

In a selfless act of bravery, Borsing Bay, a home guard deputed on traffic duty, sincerely assisted the police in getting hold of a major drug cartel operating from Manipur

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