Morning News Nuggets


1. Chief Minister’s 'Mobilisation Support for Producers' programme launched in Meghalaya

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, on Wednesday, officially launched the Chief Minister’s Mobilisation Support for Producers programme in Tura.

2. Manipur: Drug peddler arrested with contraband in Imphal

A joint team of Commando Bishnupur and Imphal Police on Wednesday arrested one Md Rahish and seized 451 gram of heroin and one Activa from his possession.

3. Load shedding timings changed in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya Power Department, on March 3, made a few changes to the timings with regard to the load shedding hours.

4. Assam keeps strict vigil against poll code violations

The Assam election department is keeping strong vigil against violations of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) which came into effect with the Election Commission of India’s announcement of the three-phase election in the state on February 26.

5. TNT POLL CARD | Assam Elections: Congress raises pitch to regain lost ground in tea belt

Amid a strong and strategic campaign by the incumbent BJP in the run-up to the key state Assembly elections, the Congress-led ‘Grand Alliance’ or Mahajot has upped the ante, launching a counter-campaign, Assam Bachao (Save Assam), reaching out to the masses, with senior leaders making door-to-door visits and wooing the electorate ahead of the polls.

6. Meghalaya: NGEA to go on hunger strike over unpaid salaries

The protesting employees of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC), under the aegis of the Non-Gazetted Employees’ Association (NGEA), stated that they would go on an indefinite hunger strike if their demands are not met.

7. Meghalaya Minister James Sangma apprises Union on current power issue in state

Meghalaya Power Minister James P K Sangma, on Wednesday, met Union Power Minister Raj Kumar Singh and apprised him of the current power issue in Meghalaya.

8. Assam: Suspected DNLA cadre arrested In Karbi Anglong

Diphu police arrested a suspected cadre belonging to the Dimasa National Liberation Army (DNLA) on Wednesday.

9. Nagaland Govt to conduct consultative meeting on job reservation policy on March 5

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphieu Rio, on Wednesday, said the State Government will conduct a consultative meeting on job reservation policy in Kohima on March 5.

10. Arunachal Wushu players bag seven medals in National Championship

Arunachal Wushu players bagged four gold and three silver medals at the 29th Senior National Wushu Championship in Punjab.