Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Assam and Arunachal to settle inter-state boundary dispute "out-of-court"

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday informed that the northeastern states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh have agreed, in principle, to settle their inter-state boundary dispute out-of-court.

2. Assam down town University launches One-crore scholarship programme

A mega scholarship programme of up to Rs one crore for students across the country has been launched for the first time by the Assam down town University (AdtU), stating that the institution has a variety of placement-driven courses.

3. Assam: Police seize former MLA's elephant for allegedly trampling upon a 14-year-old boy

The police in the Golaghat district of eastern Assam seized a pet female elephant alleged of trampling upon a 14-year-old boy.

4. Nagaland Public Rights Forum questions feasibility of land acquired for Chiethu Airport

Nagaland Public Rights Awareness and Action Forum (NPRAAF), on Friday, questioned the feasibility of the land acquired by the state government for the construction of an airport at Ciethu Greenfield in Kohima.

5. Sikkim imposes ban on socio-religious, entertainment activities for one month

After a high-level meeting chaired by chief minister Prem Singh Golay, the government of Sikkim, on Thursday, imposed a ban on all socio-religious and entertainment-related activities for 30 days, following the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the state.

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