Mid-day News Nuggets
The Assam government has identified as many as 220 hotspot zones across the “red” districts even as the revised standard operating procedures (SOPs) for containment of the virus in the state would be announced on Saturday.
Jowai legislator Wailadmiki Shylla announced that a scholarship of Rs 5,000 would be granted to students in an initiative towards achieving COVID-19 vaccination targets.
According to a statement issued by the Union Finance Ministry, the Government of India, Government of Mizoram and the World Bank have signed an agreement for a $32 million project to improve health services in Mizoram.
The All Arunachal Pradesh Abo Tani Student’s Union has lodged an FIR against Chief Minister Pema Khandu for allegedly passing off the state’s Kimin town as part of Assam.