Mid-day News Nuggets
At least 30 houses were gutted in a massive fire at Tinkonia near Polo ground in Dibrugarh on Tuesday.
Two jawans of the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRBn) stationed at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh have been arrested for their active connection in drug peddling.
Lin Laishram considers that Bollywood’s “narrow vision” for artists from the northeastern states has robbed them off of excellent opportunities.
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, on Tuesday, announced that his government has decided to sponsor apple farmer Awungshi Shimray Augustina to train farmers in the state.
Injury-hit ace sprinter Hima Das’ dream to represent India in the Tokyo Olympics might have ended but her coach Nipon Das has taken the unfortunate turn of events in his stride, saying that her next goal will be the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games next year.