Morning News Nuggets


1. Manipur: CBI registers case against Imphal custom official

The Central Bureau of Investigation, on Thursday, registered a case against the Superintendent of Customs, Imphal, for alleged possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of approximately Rs 56.75 lakh.

2. Meghalaya: Ban on plastic to be strictly enforced in Ri Bhoi District

Ri Bhoi Deputy Commissioner R.M Kurbah, on Thursday, issued a notification prohibiting the use of plastic bags in the district.

3. Assam Down Town university organises TIDE 2.0 IDEATHON in Guwahati

The Assam Down Town University, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta Innovation Park, organised the TIDE 2.0 IDEATHON in Guwahati on March 23 and 24.

4. Manipur: Huge cache of contraband items seized in Chandel

The Assam Rifles, on March 24, foiled a major smuggling attempt in Manipur's Chandel district.

5. Meghalaya Deputy CM inaugurates Bailey bridge along Shillong Bypass

Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong, on March 25, inaugurated the bailey bridge along the Shillong Bypass at Dwar Ksuid in Ri-Bhoi district.

6. Wheelchairs for divyang voters in Assam polling stations

As many as 1,38,290 persons with disabilities (PwDs) will exercise their franchise in the three-phase Assam Assembly elections.

7. Meghalaya: NABARD launches first ‘Tribal Development Fund’ project in SWKH

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) formally launched the first Tribal Development Fund (TDF) project during a programme at Shngimawlein village under Mawkyrwat Block in South West Khasi Hills (SWKH) on Thursday.

8. Assam polls 2021: Former BJP leader expresses confidence in Congress winning Dispur seat

Congress candidate from 19 (ST) Legislative Assembly Constituency (LAC) and former BJP leader Sum Ronghang expressed confidence in winning the ensuing Assembly election and forming the Congress government in Dispur.