Morning News Nuggets


1. Assam: Bodo film “Sijou” bags four awards at Golden Sparrow International Film Festival 2021

The film is written and directed by city-based Vishal P. Chaliha, and produced by national award-winning filmmakers, Preeyam Kherkatary Chaliha and Omprakash Kherkatary.

2. 'Smuggled' contraband from Myanmar recovered in Manipur's Loisi village

The assessed market value of the recovered narcotics and contraband is estimated to be approximately Rs 1 crore.

3. Meghalaya: New acting dean appointed at Central Agricultural University

The molestation case came to light after two women who were working as casual labour at the university filed an FIR at Umiam Police Station against Jitendra Chauhan, and the case was registered at Nongpoh Women Police Station.

4. Mizoram Assembly Budget Session from Feb 23

There will be 15 sittings between February 23 and March 17.

5. Implementation of RIIN in Nagaland will take time: CM Rio

Clarifying on the delay in implementing the RIIN, Rio stated that deadlines should not be set by any section, and people should be aware of the formalities, and should let the government function properly.

6. Sikkim CM clarifies delay in constructing Govt College in Geyzing

The CM also stated that the ruling government had allocated funds for the first phase of work, which was suspended because of the lockdown.

7. Karnataka to create 10 lakh jobs in IT and related sector by 2025

The Karnataka Digital Economy Mission will create ten lakh jobs by 2025 in the state as it will attract more investments in the information technology sector.

8. Arab spacecraft enters orbit around Mars in historic flight

A spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates swung into orbit around Mars on Tuesday in a triumph for the Arab world's first interplanetary mission.