Mid-day Nuggets


1. Over 56 per cent of Assam MLAs are crorepatis; find out the richest & poorest member

Over 56 per cent of Assam MLAs have assets worth over Rs 1 crore, with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) MLA Naren Sonowal being the richest member of the House, owning movable and immovable assets of nearly Rs 34 crore.

2. Mizoram: Four-day-old kidnapped baby rescued, woman held

Mizoram police rescued a newborn baby who was abducted from the civil hospital at Lunglei district allegedly by a 40-year-old woman.

3. Meghalaya's Pepper farmer Nanandro B Marak receives Padma Shri Award

A farmer from Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, Nanandro B Marak has been honoured with the Padma Shri Award for his black pepper farming to boost the state's agriculture.

4. Meghalaya wins National Award for Best Electoral Practices 2020

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Meghalaya was selected for a Special Award for Information Technology (IT) applications in Elections by the Election Commission of India (ECI), in the National Best Electoral Practices Awards 2020.

5. Tripura police take action against agitating teachers, over 300 detained

Tripura police arrested more than 300 protesting teachers at Paradise choumuhani in Agartala.

6. Israeli military chief warns of new plans to strike Iran

Israel's military chief Tuesday warned the Biden administration against rejoining the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, even if it toughens its terms, adding he's ordered his forces to step up preparations for possible offensive action against Iran during the coming year.

7. ‘Master’ to release on Amazon Prime Video on January 29

Tamil action thriller 'Master', starring Thalapathy Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, will have its digital premiere on Amazon Prime Video on January 29.

8. Russia, US exchange documents to extend nuclear pact

Russia and the United States exchanged documents Tuesday to extend the New START nuclear treaty, their last remaining arms control pact.