Mid-day News Nuggets
At a review meeting held on Friday, the Meghalaya government has decided to allow 15 per cent of local taxis to operate in Shillong from June 28 onwards.
Mizoram has so far administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination to 76 per cent of its population aged 45 and above.
The Health and Family Welfare Department of Assam, modifying its earlier order on Friday, stated that those who have received the two doses of COVID vaccine will no longer have to undergo mandatory tests at Airports and Railway Stations.
Children as young as six years old are victims of drugs and an alarming rise of drug users have kept the police department on their toes, however, the apprehension that keeps popping up is – the drug cartel is not stopping.
The Director of Social Welfare DD Shira has informed that the suppliers of fortified food, Continental Milkose Ltd (CML), have explained to the department concerning the alleged rice scam.