Morning News Nuggets


1. Silent voices of Shillong Boxers: An exhaustive yet inspiring journey

The journey of a group of boxers from Upper Shillong Area in Meghalaya aims to promote the sport and wishes to engage more young people in physical activities to prevent them from going astray.

2. AFSPA extended for a year in Manipur

Barring Imphal municipal area, the Manipur Government has extended the “Disturbed Area’ status to all parts of the state for one more year with effect from December 1, 2020.

3. Nagaland: Fire breaks out in Dzukou Range

A fire broke out in the scenic Dzukou range in Nagaland’s Kohima district on December 29.

4. Man held for duping people on the pretext of doubling their money

A man has been arrested for allegedly duping people by promising them double returns on their investments.

5. Last full moon of 2020 seen on December 29

The moon, which was visible since dusk in the city will reach its maximum illumination phase on December 30 at 8:58 am.

6. Assam: 1,668 people held for cattle smuggling in 5 years

Over 21,700 smuggled cattle heads were recovered during the period, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Minister Atul Bora informed the Assembly.

7. ‘Brahmaputra Aamantran Abhiyan’ river rafting completes Arunachal leg of Expedition at Pasighat

‘Brahmaputra Aamantran Abhiyaan’, the river rafting expedition which was flagged off by Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Ministry of Minority Affairs on December 23, finally reached Pasighat.

8. North Korea leader Kim reviews agenda for Congress in early January

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un has reviewed the agenda for an important ruling party congress set for early next month.