Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Mizoram writes to Centre on road blockade imposed by Assam

Mizoram government on Wednesday wrote to the Union Home Ministry requesting to take urgent action to get the neighbouring state Assam to immediately lift the road blockade for the movement of goods and passengers to Mizoram.

2. Manipur: Ex Congress chief resigns from Assembly, party strength reduced to 16

Following his resignation from the post of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president, Congress MLA Govindas Konthoujam, on Wednesday resigned from the Manipur Legislative Assembly, officials said.

3. Assam-Mizoram border row: Assam police announce Rs 5 lakh reward for info on perpetrators

A collection of photographs of people has been prepared, including those belonging to its Mizoram counterpart, who allegedly fired on its personnel during the July 26 border conflict, the Assam Police said on Wednesday.

4. Two World War II bombs unearthed in Meghalaya's Mawlyndep village

Two second World War unexploded bombs were unearthed from a small village of Mawlyndep in Ri Bhoi district of Meghalaya last week.

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