Midday News Nuggets


1. MDA meeting: Coalition partners dispel allegations against govt, says Meghalaya CM

The MDA partners adopted a resolution to first discuss issues of the coalition with the Chief Minister and then with the MDA coordination committee.

2. Meghalaya groups hold black flag protest demanding ILP

Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations (CoMSO) organised a black flag protest in all the district headquarters in the state to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act and to demand speedy implementation of the Inner Line Permit.

3. Meghalaya HC grants bail to former militant Julius Dorphang on medical grounds

The Meghalaya High Court granted bail to rape accused and former militant Julius Kitbok Dorphang on the grounds of medical exigency.

4. Arunachal Pradesh: Vested interests taking legal route to stall development, says Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu urged legal professionals to suggest ways to defeat attempts made by "vested interests" to stall developmental projects by resorting to legal tactics.

5. Farmers' protest: Delhi Police fire tear gas shells to disperse farmers at Singhu border

The Delhi Police used tear gas shells to disperse a group of farmers who had reached the Singhu border as part of their 'Delhi Chalo' march to protest against the Centre's new farm laws, a senior police officer said.

6. Israel, India partners in quest for future with low carbon, pollution levels: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exuded confidence that solar energy would constitute over 25 per cent of his country's energy supply by 2030.

7. Will leave White House if Electoral College declares Biden winner: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said he would leave the White House if the Electoral College declares Joe Biden the winner of the November 3 elections.

8. Asian stocks fall amid unease about vaccine development

Asian stock markets declined on Friday as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighed on investor optimism.

9. Matthew Perry reveals engagement to girlfriend Molly Hurwitz

"Friends" TV show actor Matthew Perry has announced his engagement to longtime girlfriend Molly Hurwitz.

10. Manchester United unable to fully restore systems after cyberattack

Manchester United has been unable to fully restore its computer systems a week after being targeted in a cyberattack.