Midday News Nuggets


1. Six-year-old girl found dead in Arunachal Pradesh, three arrested

The Dubi Welfare Society (DWS) alleged that the deceased was brutally tortured and sexually assaulted before she died.

2. Assam: Madhya Pradesh CM to address three rallies in Dibrugarh district on March 15

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party candidates in Dibrugarh district on March 15.

3. Meghalaya: Four held, illegal contraband seized at Mawryngkneng

The Meghalaya Anti Narcotics Task Force in a joint operation with Mawryngkneng police on March 11 detained illegal contraband meant to be smuggled to Guwahati.

4. Five houses reduced to ashes in massive fire in Mizoram

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

5. Nagaland Students' Union writes to Guv Ravi for release of two abducted persons by NSCN-U

Demanding their safe release, Zeliangrong Students’ Union Nagaland (ZSUN) has also cautioned that failing to meet the demands within 48 hours starting from March 12, 2021, the Union will launch the next phase of protest.

6. State election commission amends ADC schedule in Tripura

The State Election Commission on Friday changed the upcoming Autonomous District Council (ADC) election schedule in Tripura to April 6 instead of April 4 in all 28 constituencies.

7. Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel to campaign for Congress candidates in Assam

Baghel will also speak on how Congress came to power after 15 years of BJP rule in Chhattisgarh.

8. AFC confirms venues for Asian Qualifiers for FIFA World Cup 2022

Reportedly, FIFA World Cup 2022 host Qatar, will host Group-E comprising Oman, Afghanistan, India and Bangladesh.