Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Nagaland: Governor RN Ravi and NSCN(IM) get into a verbal spat over tax collection

The National Socialist Council of Nagaland, NSCN(IM) on Wednesday, accused the Governor of Nagaland RN Ravi, also the mediator of Naga peace talks, stating that Ravi was desperately trying to criminalise the Naga political movement by questioning the taxation right of the NSCN.

2. Assam: Govt frontline employees to receive salaries only after vaccination

The Assam government, on Wednesday, has directed all departmental heads in the state to ascertain the vaccination status of frontline government employees before disbursing their salaries.

3. France and Portugal into the last 16, Germany through on points after draw with Hungary

After a 2-2 equaliser on Thursday morning, both France and Portugal have qualified to the round of 16 of the European championship in Budapest, Hungary.

4. Tripura Police seize contraband worth Rs 15 lakh, including Bangladeshi currency

Tripura police on Wednesday seized Bangladeshi currency and contraband worth Rs 15 lakh in Bishalgarh town in Sepahijala District.

5. COVID AID: Gauhati HC orders DLSA to spot slum area families who need daily essential

Gauhati High Court has directed the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Kamrup Metropolitan District, to identify families in the slum areas who need assistance in form of foodgrain and other essentials in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

6. Departments to issue notifications in both English and Mizo: Mizoram govt

The Mizoram government has directed all its departments to issue notifications in both English and Mizo, to avoid misunderstanding and confusion among officials and the general public.

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