Mid-day News Nuggets


1. BJP-led Tripura govt converted 130 Bengali medium schools into English medium in 3 years: Education Minister

Tripura Education Minister Ratanlal Nath said that the BJP-led state government has converted 130 Bengali medium schools to English medium in the last three years.

2. Nagaland: 7 accused arrested in Lamhainamdi killing

Nagaland police arrested seven accused individuals, including the village chief and underground cadres, in connection with the killing of three persons at Lamhaidamdi village, along the Peren-Dimapur border on March 22.

3. Assam: Three NSCN (IM) cadres apprehended in Charaideo district

The Charaideo Police and 12 Assam Rifles conducted a joint anti-insurgency operation on Thursday, and apprehended three NSCN (IM) cadres from Balijan tea estate in upper Assam.

4. Meghalaya butchers association worried over regulation of cattle trade

The Khasi Jaintia Butchers Welfare Association (KJBWA) held a meeting with Animal Husbandry Minister Prestone Tynsong on Thursday over the regulation of cattle trade in Meghalaya.

5. Meghalaya BJP eyeing 2023 Assembly Election with renewed strategy

BJP Minister A.L. Hek has expressed confidence that the saffron party will be able to lead the state of Meghalaya, and improve on its tally in the 2023 Assembly election.

6. Meghalaya: MCCL chairman to set up committee to initiate joint venture process

Mawmluh Cherra Cements Limited (MCCL) chairman Wailadmiki Shylla said that following the Cabinet approval for a joint venture in MCCL, a committee will be set up to initiate the joint venture process.

7. Manipur: NIA registers charge sheet against two UNLF militants

A charge sheet has been filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) at a special court in Imphal against two militants of the Manipur-based militant group United National Liberation Front (UNLF) for attacking two security forces in the state.

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