Midday News Nuggets


1. Tripura CM Biplab Deb compares CPI-M to ‘ghost’, says they never die

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, on Sunday, likened the CPI-M and its Tribal wing - the Gana Mukti Parishad (GMP) to a ‘ghost’, stating that they never die.

2. LGBTQ community members take part in ‘pride walk’; seek welfare measures

Hundreds of members and supporters of the LGBTQ community in Assam took part in the annual Queer Pride Parade at Guwahati in Assam on Sunday.

3. Arunachal Pradesh: Siang DC issues traffic advisory w.e.f March 19 to April 30

The Deputy Commissioner of Siang district has issued a traffic advisory to commuters from March 19 to April 30 to facilitate smooth and hassle-free execution of the construction work of Potin-Pangin Trans-Arunachal Highway from Pangin (Sangam tri-junction) to Gabung stream (Korong).

4. 20 people test positive for COVID-19 Tripura in last three days

Twenty people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura in the last three days.

5. Mizoram CM speaks to Myanmar minister on pol situation in neighbouring country

Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga, on Sunday, held a virtual meeting with Myanmar’s Foreign Minister Zin Mar Aung to discuss the current political situation in the neighbouring country.

6. B'wood singer Mohammed Irfan performs at AdtU's Attitude 2K21 in Guwahati

ATTITUDE 2K21 – a flagship event of Assam down town University (AdtU), was inaugurated by Vice-Chancellor of AdtU Dr NC Talukdar on March 20 at Panikhaiti in Guwahati, marking a new vista of life among students of the university in the post-Covid period.