Mid-day News Nuggets

1. Naga Peace Process: NSCN(IM) calls for 12-hour shutdown over Centre's delay in responding

As a sign of demonstration against the Government of India's "silence" on the Framework Agreement even after six years, the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagalim or NSCN (IM) on Sunday have called for a 12-hour shutdown in all Naga-inhabited areas from midnight of August 2 till noon of August 3.

2. Assam: Sarupathar MLA proposes sports academy in the name of Olympian Lovlina Borgohain

BJP MLA Biswajit Phukan from Assam's Sarupathar, on Sunday, proposed setting up of a sports academy in the name of Olympian Lovlina Borgohain in Golaghat district.

3. Assam: CM Himanta holds meeting with state-owned power companies to review thier functioning

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday held a meeting with three power companies namely APDCL, AEGLC, and APGCL to review their functioning.

4. Assam CM directs police to drop case against Mizoram MP as a "goodwill gesture"

Following Mizoram chief minister's request to settle the border dispute "amicably", Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said he had directed state police to withdraw the FIR against Mizo National Front MP K Vanlalvena as a "goodwill gesture".

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