Morning News Nuggets


1. Manipur police, Assam Rifles unearth hidden cache of arms and ammunition

A joint team of CDO-Unit, Bishnupur and 16 Assam Rifles conducted an extensive search operation at Oinam Mayang Pat area which led to the recovery of a hidden cache of arms and ammunition.

2. Meghalaya: Water supply project in WKH progressing at a slow pace

The Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) which aims to provide potable drinking water to every rural household through household tap connections (FHTCs) by 2024, seems like a long fetched dream in Meghalaya’s West Khasi Hills district.

3. Assam, Meghalaya police discuss border management plan, trans-national crimes

A high-level meeting was held on Thursday between Meghalaya Police and the West Karbi Anglong police department at Sabuda village under Raid Nongtung in Ri Bhoi district.

4. Drug peddling in Manipur: Four held in two separate cases

Manipur police made inroads in two separate drug-related incidents.

5. Assam Assembly polls: ECI team to review preparedness

A delegation from the Election Commission of India (ECI) will visit Assam on Monday to review the state’s preparedness for the upcoming Assembly elections.

6. Dzukou Valley inferno: Another fire reported in Nagaland's Jakhama Village

Two weeks since a fire broke out at Dzukou Valley on the Nagaland side, firefighters from the central and state agencies are still battling to douse the raging inferno that has razed most of the southern slope at the Nagaland-Manipur border.

7. No reports of bird flu from Tripura till date

Fresh outbreaks of bird flu have been reported from various parts of the country, but there have been no reports from Tripura so far.

8. Nagaland: David Thingchum Sangtam sworn in as NPSC member

David Thingchum Sangtam was sworn in as a member of the Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) at Dr Imkongliba Hall, Raj Bhavan in Kohima on Thursday.

9. Extremists trying to revive militancy in Tripura, says IG BSF

Extremists have mushroomed in Tripura, BSF Inspector General (IG) of Tripura Frontier, Sushanta Kumar Nath informed in a press conference on Thursday.

10. Restore Leader of Opp status, Cong urges Assam Governor

Opposition Congress in Assam has called upon Governor Jagdish Mukhi seeking restoration of the Leader of the Opposition status accorded to Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader and Nazira legislator Debabrata Saikia.