Mid-day News Nuggets


1. Mizoram ranks seventh in administration of COVID vaccine doses

In terms of vaccination coverage against COVID-19, the northeastern state of Mizoram has occupied the seventh position among the states. A senior health department official, on Monday, said that over 81 per cent of the eligible citizens have been administered the first jab in the state.

2. Assam-Mizoram border row: Two Assam ministers to visit Aizawl

In an attempt to resolve inter-state border tensions between Assam and Mizoram, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that two cabinet ministers will be visiting Aizawl on August 5 for a discussion regarding the border issue.

3. Meghalaya: MBoSE HSSLC (Arts) and SSLC results to be declared on August 5

The Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBoSE) on Tuesday announced that the results of the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC)/ Class12 examination for Arts stream and Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC)/ Class 10 examination will be declared on August 5.

4. Arunachal Pradesh: 32 drug addicts voluntarily surrender at a drug de-addiction centre

As many as 32 drug-addicted villagers voluntarily surrendered their bamboo pipes used for drug consumption on Monday and pledged to undergo drug de-addiction in first batch. 

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