Morning News Nuggets


1. Arunachal Pradesh: NSCN-R cadre apprehended in Kharsang

One 7.65 mm pistol and six rounds of live ammunition were recovered from his possession.

2. IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals, Assam Cricket Association launch academy in Guwahati

This is Rajasthan Royals’ first academy in the Northeast that will cater to young cricketers (men and women) across Assam and other Northeastern states.

3. Meghalaya: Health check-up camp held in West Garo Hills

A one-day health check-up camp by the medical team of Dadenggre Community Health Centers (CHC), was held at Asimgre Village under Dadenggre Sub-Division.

4. Aizawl civic polls held peacefully

The counting of votes will take place on February 18.

5. Nagaland govt employee abducted by Manipur people from border

The employee, a 'dobashi' (interpreter) by post, was taken away by the residents of Tungjoy village in Manipur's Sepanati district at around noon on Monday.

6. Former DPH councillor joins BJP ahead of Sikkim Municipal elections

Khati joined the BJP during a formal induction ceremony held in Gangtok on Monday.

7. Student suffers burns during Saraswati celebration in Tripura

Reportedly, the victim identified as Jhuma Dey, a class XI student, was distributing Prasad, when her sari caught fire at the puja mandapa.

8. Arunachal Pradesh: Indian Army celebrate ‘Tamla-Du’ festival alongside Digaru Mishmi community

Indian Army personnel celebrated the 51st Tamla-Du festival in Arunachal Pradesh’s Anjaw district alongside the Digaru Mishmi community.

9. Novak Djokovic beats Zverev, enters Australian Open semi-final

Djokovic is closing in on a ninth championship in Australia, which would add to his own record for a man.

10. Toolkit case: Disha Ravi's arrest made in accordance with law, says Delhi Police chief

Ravi was arrested from Bengaluru on Saturday in connection with a protest toolkit backing the farmers' agitation.