Midday News Nuggets


1. Arunachal MLA Ninong Ering seeks Centre's help to develop state’s eco-tourism

During the meeting, Ering highlighted the tremendous potential Arunachal Pradesh has for eco-tourism development, yak rearing and fish farming.

2. Meghalaya: NGOs write to DC over ‘medical negligence’, Hospital counterclaims

A conglomeration of NGOs from the Williamnagar town has written a complaint against two nurses and a doctor who was in the labour room of the Williamnagar Civil Hospital citing medical negligence.

3. Meghalaya: No reports of untoward incident during the 48-hour strike of commercial vehicles

Ri Bhoi Superintendent of Police, Nazarius Lamare informed that there were no reports of untoward incident or law and order problems in Ri Bhoi District during the 48-hour strike of commercial vehicles.

4. ‘Harvard University is in London’: Tripura CM

Addressing a gathering at Tripura Central University on February 16, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that the prestigious Harvard University is in London.

5. Arunachal Deputy CM announces Rs 37. 87 crore for renovating Parshuram Kund pilgrimage site

Deputy CM Chowna Mein made the statement during the Tamla Du festival of the Mishmi tribe.

6. Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla arrives in Russia for two-day visit

In a video message posted on Twitter, Shringla said: I am very happy to be here in this beautiful city of Moscow. This is my first visit I've made outside India in the New Year.