Morning News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya: St. Francis D’ Assisi College gets new building in West Khasi Hills

Established by the Franciscan Missionary Brothers of Northeast India, the college aims to promote quality education among the youths of WKH and Meghalaya, as a whole.

2. Defence ministers of 12 nations condemn violence by Myanmar military

At least 114 civilians lost their lives on Saturday after the military cracked down peaceful protests in major towns and cities across Myanmar, recorded as the "bloodiest day" in the country's history of protests.

3. Arunachal: AKO Society & JN College jointly conduct plantation drive

The plantation drive was a contribution towards the state government's aforestation initiative to beat the growing global warming due to massive deforestation.

4. Meghalaya: Man accused of cheating Rs 75 lakh by FB user; files police complaint

Miradul Islam, a resident of Chibinang under Phulbari police station in WGH, said that a Facebook user - J Chambugong Marak (with a nickname of AIMPU) had posted the accusations in a group - ‘The All Garo Hills Times Now’ on March 14.

5. Meghalaya: Ri Bhoi district organises Yoga Sessions & tree plantations

The programme was conducted under the Poshan Pakhwada 2021 from March 16 to March 31, focusing on 'Nutritional Challenges' through food forestry and organising Poshan Panchayats.

6. ASSAM POLLS 2021: Opp moves CEO against BJP advertisement; seeks action

The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has submitted a memorandum to the Assam chief electoral officer seeking action against the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party and a section of local newspapers for publishing an advertisement certifying the saffron party’s performance in the first phase Assembly election.