Midday News Nuggets


1. Arunachal Pradesh: Special POCSO court sentences man to 20 years jail

The accused has pleaded that he was in love with the minor and their sexual encounter was consensual.

2. Assam Congress launches video ad through traditional ‘Bhaona’ narrative

The video was released on social media by the Congress Party and, in the first few hours of the release, it received over 1 million views.

3. Meghalaya: Man in Nongpoh recovers gold chain, Publicises in media

According to Aristone Ryndongsngi assessment, the chain might be worth over 2 lakh rupees.

4. Mizoram: MZP to organise candlelight vigil to pay tribute to protesters of Myanmar

The organisation would also organise a Mobile concert at various places to raise funds for Myanmarese refugees on Saturday.

5. 200 kgs of ganja seized in Nagaland, one arrested

A case has been registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act for further investigation.

6. Tripura ADC polls: Four nominations rejected after scrutiny

After scrutiny, a total of 181 candidates are in the poll fray. A total of 185 candidates had submitted their nomination papers.