Midday News Nuggets
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Serum Institute of (SII) is aimed at reviewing the progress of the vaccine candidate for coronavirus infection and, to know about its launch, production and distribution mechanism.
Imphal East police arrested one Haorungbam Ranjit Meetei alias Lumba, 45-year-old, from Imphal East district. He is said to be an active cadre of the proscribed group - United National Liberation Front (UNLF).
The National People’s Party (NPP) has lashed out at the Congress for attacking the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government over several issues.
To recognise the efforts of the NCC Cadets, who have been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19, Meghalaya Governor, Satya Pal Malik felicitated selected cadets and Associate NCC Officers.
Activists of the Hindu Jagaran Manch blocked a national highway in Tripura Gomati district demanding a law to stop those using marriage to force someone to change religion.
The Nagaland (PWD) Housing Department has expressed displeasure over the alleged proposal for swapping of land by the Meghalaya government’s Urban Affairs Department after eight years of the lease agreement, meant for Nagaland Medical Lodge (under construction) opposite NEIGRIHMS in Shillong.
Amid massive protests by farmers for the third consecutive day, the government said it is ready for talks with them anytime and urged them to call off their agitation.
Assam is gearing up to have its sixth national park. The map of the proposed “Raimona National Park” was unveiled by forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya at Mathanguri in Manas National Park.
9. MP loses 26 tigers in 2020; govt says birth rate more than deaths
Madhya Pradesh, which is known as the ''tiger state'' of India, has lost 26 striped animals so far this year, as per the National Tiger Conservation Authority.
10. Australia win toss, opt to bat against India in second ODI
Australia won the toss and opted to bat in the second and penultimate One-day International against India here on Sunday.