Mid-day News Nuggets
The Division Bench of the Meghalaya High Court has constituted a 5 (five) member High-Powered Committee (HPC) before it makes any observation or pass a final order on the PIL concerning the felling of trees for road widening along the Upper Shillong route.
Forest and Environment Minister James Sangma inspected the Lukha river in East Jaintia Hills following reports that the river has low pH level and has affected aquatic life.
The local people of several villages in Ri-Bhoi district gathered to protest the newly opened wine shop which it alleged that the owner of the wine store has failed to respect the opposition on the erection of the same by the Dorbar Shnong.
The members of the Federation of Khasi, Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP), North Khasi Hills District closed and put one rubber production industry known as Resource Rubber Pvt. Ltd under lock and key.
The Manipur government extended the coronavirus-induced curfew in seven districts of the state till July 10.
For the efficient management of COVID-19, Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom launched the "NISHTHA Tele-track" platform, a comprehensive tech-enabled home-based isolation care model for monitoring and follow-up of COVID-19 patients in Nagaland.
In an accident, three Army jawans lost their lives and three other soldiers have been critically injured as the truck they were travelling in fell into a gorge in East Sikkim.
In a significant development, a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court acquitted Sibsagar MLA and Raijor Dal president Akhil Gogoi, and three others, in a case which was initially registered by Assam Police at Chandmari police station here and later handed over to the NIA.
The Union Cabinet approved the revised implementation strategy of BharatNet through public-private partnership (PPP) mode in 16 states, including the various northeastern states.