Morning News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya CM to convene MDA Coordination Committee meet ahead of Union Home Minister's visit

It may be mentioned that Shah is likely to chair the plenary meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC) to be held in Shillong on January 23.

2. Tripura Congress president Pijush Biswas attacked in Bishalgarh

Biswas, who had gone to attend an organisational meeting, was attacked in front of the Congress office at Bishalgarh.

3. Assembly polls: Election Commission team to visit Assam from Monday

Feedback was taken from the districts regarding all important issues related to the smooth conduct of the Assembly elections which are scheduled on April-May this year.


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5. Assam: Silchar teacher booked for “objectionable” post on Modi

The complainant alleged that Tamojit posted a photo on Facebook with a caption in Bengali – “Impact of farmers’ movement in Haryana,” and that the post contained the images of the Prime Minister and the Haryana leaders with a garland of shoes around them.


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7. Bharat Biotech to pay compensation if Covaxin causes side effects

Covaxin has demonstrated the ability to produce antidote against COVID-19 in phase 1 and 2 clinical trials.

8. Former Assam CM admitted to the hospital; condition stable

The 68-year old former Assam Chief Minister, Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, who was admitted to a private hospital on Friday following chest pain, has been moved out from the intensive care unit

9. Meghalaya: West Jaintia Hills releases Covishield and Covaxin Vaccine

Deputy Commissioner of West Jaiñtia Hills District, Garod LSN Dykes, released the first Covishield and Covaxin Vaccine to combat against Coronavirus in the district

10. COVID vaccination drive begins in Manipur

The first person to receive the vaccine was Romesh, a medical attendant at JNIMS hospital.