Midday News Nuggets


1. Two-week handloom expo kicks off in Arunachal Pradesh

The expo will also showcase various fusion items by artisan John Paleng from Koreng village, under Siang District.

2. Assam Govt to promote all students from classes one to nine

The order said that classes for the next session would begin on April 1.

3. Nine senior Assam cops transferred by Election Commission

Special DG (training and armed police) Dr LR Bishnoi has been posted as IGP (BTAD) in place of incumbent Anurag Agarwal.

4. Meghalaya: Rajabala MLA Dr Azad Zaman passes away at 47

According to sources, Zaman died of a cardiac arrest around 2:30 am.

5. Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma inaugurates Prime Start-up Hub in Tura

The Chief Minister also informed that they would construct the permanent Prime Hub Centre near the Commissioner’s Building in Dakopgre.

6. Integrated Check Post to boost border trade between Mizoram and B’desh

Minister R Lalthangliana stated that Rs 15 crore had been allocated for the up-gradation of the border trade centre at Zokhawthar in Champhai district near the Indo-Myanmar border.

7. Tripura: Christians criticise decision to conduct ADC Polls on Easter Sunday

Reportedly, political leaders and various church groups in Tripura, have criticised the move to conduct polls on Easter Sunday.

8. Tripura youth found dead in Chennai

According to Hossein’s family, he was in a relationship with a girl from Bishalgarh who was also working in Chennai.