Midday News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya: Couple charred to death in Mawlynrei house fire

A house fire in Mawlynrei Nonglum Rngi, Meghalaya, resulted in the deaths of a husband and wife on Wednesday morning.

2. Tripura ranked second in nation-wide vaccination drive

The Tripura Health Department informed that they vaccinated approximately 77 per cent of the health workers - the second-highest figure in India.

3. Two villagers injured after clashing with BSF personnel in Tripura

According to the locals, a BSF team was conducting a cannabis search operation at Takchapare village under Melaghar police station when the incident happened.

4. Uttarakhand flash floods due to hanging glacier collapse: initial study by institute

Two teams of five glaciologists are studying the reasons behind Sunday's disaster. They also undertook a helicopter survey on Tuesday.

5. Myanmar protesters march again, defying ban on gatherings

Police were arresting protesters and using water cannons to try to disperse the crowd in Mandalay, and a crowd also gathered in Yangon despite a heightened security presence.

6. 'Judas and the Black Messiah' to release in India on March 5

Historical drama "Judas and the Black Messiah" is slated to be released in Indian theatres on March 5, studio Warner Bros Pictures announced on Tuesday.