Midday News Nuggets


1. Assam: Camp mode programme launched to boost Aadhar enrollment

A camp mode programme is underway across various educational institutions in southern Assam’s Hailakandi district to speed up Aadhaar enrollment among students.

2. Manipur: Six leaders, 200 BJP workers join Congress

Congress Working Committee (CWC) member G. Gaikhangam and MPCC President Govindas Konthoujam welcomed the members at a formal induction ceremony in Imphal.

3. Assam: 145 people fall ill after consuming food during Diphu Medical College programme

145 people including children, fell ill after consuming food served at the inaugural programme of the first academic session of the MBBS course in Diphu Medical College in Karbi Anglong, Assam on Tuesday.

4. Twitter asked to ban Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut for calling farmers ‘terrorists’

Netizens have been asking Twitter to ban Kangana Ranaut after she openly peddled hatred towards the farmers, calling them ‘terrorists’ and Rihanna a ‘fool’, in response to Rihanna’s tweet.

5. Gujarat: Fire at 3 shops in Ahmedabad building, 8 people rescued

The blaze erupted around 6.30 am in the shops located on the ground floor of the three-storey building, he said.

6. Republic Day violence: Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai move SC against FIRs

Madhya Pradesh police has also filed a case against Tharoor and the six journalists over their alleged ''misleading'' tweets on the violence during the farmers' tractor rally in Delhi.

7. RS chairman asks 3 AAP members to withdraw from House for the day

Three Aam Aadmi Party members were marshalled out of Rajya Sabha on Wednesday after Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu asked them to withdraw as they trooped into the Well of the House raising slogans against the new farm laws.

8. World War II veteran Capt. Moore passes away at 100

World War II veteran Captain Tom Moore passed away after testing positive for COVID-19.