Morning News Nuggets


1. Arunachal Pradesh: AAPACSU stages hunger strike over "Chinese village"

AAPACSU President Tana Ganesh Tara said that the union's demands are for the country's integrity.

2. Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal lays foundation of first skill university of eastern India

It is expected to be completed by 2026, and will have understandings with countries like Germany, Taiwan, South Korea, Israel, Japan, England, he said.

3. Smuggling attempt foiled near Iron Bridge in Manipur's Chandel

The smuggled goods along with the apprehended persons and vehicles were handed over to Chandel Police station for further legal action.

4. Meghalaya: Congress MLA slams govt over stand off with taxi drivers

It may be mentioned that the Congress MLA from East Shillong had walked on foot to attend the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) to express her solidarity to the MJACCV and the public at large.

5. Uproar in Nagaland Assembly over Guv's remarks on Naga political issue

The discussion started with the opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) questioning the usage of words -- “talks being concluded" by the Governor during his address on Indo-Naga Political Issue.

6. Girl students in Sikkim to receive self-defence training

Girl students will be trained in taekwondo, karate, boxing and kickboxing.

7. Mamata launches scheme to provide meal at Rs 5 to poor people

The state government has allotted Rs 1,00-crore for the scheme, said Banerjee who is also the Trinamool Congress supremo.

8. BJP cannot form political entity in Sri Lanka: Election Commission chief

Punchihewa's comments came after media reports quoted Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb as saying that the BJP was planning to extend its footprint in Sri Lanka and Nepal.