Morning News Nuggets
1. Assam Polls 2021: Sand art on the Brahmaputra bank to generate voter awareness
The state election department has resorted to another innovative way to generate electoral awareness among voters.
2. Meghalaya: Ri Bhoi police seizes narcotics worth over ₹ 3 crore
Ri Bhoi police on Monday detained a drug peddler at Pahammawlein village in Ri Bhoi district and also seized a huge consignment of heroin worth more than ₹ 3 crore, 50 lakh from his possession.
3. Meghalaya: Axis bank employee abducted in Tura
According to sources, Jyotirmoy Barma (32) was working as an agent of Axis Bank at Tura in West Garo Hills.
4. Arunachal Pradesh: Man arrested on charge of theft in Pasighat
Pasighat Police arrested one man who has admitted to stealing from various locations.
5. Meghalaya: 20 residents of Tura Don Bosco School Hostel test coronavirus positive
Contact tracing of the driver is currently on. Most of those tested are asymptomatic.
6. Meghalaya: IndiGo to begin flight services from Shillong to Silchar
Taking to his official Twitter handle, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma announced the development on Monday.
7. Meghalaya: FKJGP expresses concern over ‘dilapidated’ bridge in West Khasi Hills
According to the general secretary of the FKJGP, Rambrai Circle, the wooden bridge connects Rambrai with Nongstoin.