Morning News Nuggets


1. Assam govt decides to appoint women athlete Hima Das as Deputy Superintendent of Police

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal chaired a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, where a decision was taken to appoint World Championship sprinter Hima Das as a Deputy Superintendent of Police in the state.

2. Man held for impersonation in Manipur

The individual, Waikhom Jacob Mangang, was arrested for impersonating himself as a member of KCP (Lamyanba Khuman).

3. Meghalaya: Locals complain about rash driving along Nongpoh town area

According to sources, local people and students, while sharing their views on the situation of high-speed driving, stated that a strict law must be put in place along the stretch, especially in those public places.

4. 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.

5. Two villagers injured after clashing with BSF personnel in Tripura

According to the locals, a BSF team was conducting a cannabis search operation at Takchapare village under Melaghar police station when the incident happened.

6. Uttarakhand disaster: Drones and more deployed to locate workers trapped in tunnel, 170 still missing

More than 600 Army, ITBP, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel are engaged in the search-and-rescue operations.

7. No change in policy on Jammu and Kashmir, says US

According to a 2019 Congressional Research Service report of August 2019, a longstanding goal of US policy in South Asia has been to prevent India-Pakistan conflict from escalating to interstate war.

8. Telangana's Manasa Varanasi crowned VLCC Femina Miss India World 2020

The jury panel comprised actors Neha Dhupia, Chitrangada Singh, Pulkit Samrat and renowned designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock.