Midday News Nuggets


1. Arunachal Pradesh: APCS officers use crowdfunding to renovate boys’ hostel complex

The renovation works included electrification of the entire building, erection of barbed wire fencing all around the premises, water and toilet connection, painting of walls and roof, ceiling replacement and other works.

2. Assam: Irked after ticket snub, BJP legislators resign from party

The development came as a rude shock for the supporters of Shiladitya Dev in Hojai, who went berserk, tearing poll campaign posters of the BJP leaders.

3. Manipur Govt bans Thabal Chongba celebrations

The State Government has banned any activity involving person to person contact such as “Thabal Chongba” or “Jatrawali.”

4. Road between Lawngtlai and Myanmar’s Sittwe port soon to be completed, says Mizoram CM

The road is said to be India’s gateway to Southeast Asia.

5. Nagaland CM to grace 75 years of India’s Freedom on March 12

The Bureau of Outreach and Communication, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will also organise a photo exhibition on the theme Celebrating 75 years of India’s Independence.

6. Security personnel commits suicide in Tripura

Following a preliminary investigation, police said that the jawan might have committed suicide out of depression.

7. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee stable, doctors to conduct more tests

Banerjee had severe bone injuries in her left ankle and foot, and injuries in her right shoulder, forearm and neck after unknown miscreants allegedly pushed her while she was campaigning for the assembly elections in Nandigram on Wednesday.

8. Wives carry husbands on backs on International Women’s Day event in Nepal

Reportedly, there were about 16 couples who took part in the 100-meter race as part of the awareness event