Midday News Nuggets


1. AYOF extends financial support to victims of JNC fire in Arunachal Pradesh

According to the officials, several families lost their houses in the fire and evacuated to makeshift camps near Sibo Korong river.

2. Assam: Kaziranga forest guard killed in rhino attack

A forest guard at Kaziranga National Park died after being attacked by a rhino on Wednesday evening.

3. Tripura Congress stages protest against hike in fuel prices, burns effigy of PM Modi

The Tripura Congress, on Wednesday, organised a protest rally against the hike in fuel prices and burned an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

4. People's Party of Arunachal says Statehood Act 'defective', demands amendment

The People's Party of Arunachal has urged Chief Minister Pema Khandu and MPs from the state to initiate fresh dialogue with the Centre for amendment of the "defective" Statehood Act of 1987.

5. Delhi's Premier Fashion Institute NIFT joins movement against rape

A virtual discussion organised by Ogilvy India and National Institute of Fashion Technology raise awareness for a citizen's role in combating rape and expediting justice with better use of forensic DNA technology.

6. Very difficult to tell players not to play IPL: England coach Silverwood admits after Chennai loss

The England and Wales Cricket Board had decided that all the multi-format players, especially the likes of Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali will be rotated during the twin tour of Sri Lanka and India.