Morning News Nuggets


1. Ten apprehended in connection with ANSU poll violence in Arunachal Pradesh

Police in Arunachal Pradesh apprehended ten individuals in connection with the students’ union poll-related violence that broke out at the office of the All Nyishi Students’ Union (ANSU) on Monday.

2. Assam: Ulfa-I threaten APPL to stop relocation of office

The United Liberation Front of Asom- Independent (Ulfa-I) on Thursday threatened Tata’s Amalgamated Plantation Private Limited (APPL) to immediately move its administrative offices to Assam and to recruit locals of the state.

3. Manipur: ATSUM holds bilateral meeting on ADC election

The All Tribal Students' Union (ATSUM) held a bilateral meeting with the Manipur Government represented by Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Letpao Haokip, PHE Minister Losii Dikho and Tribal Affairs Minister Vungzagin Valte.

4. Meghalaya: Creation of Sohra district is need of the hour, says local MLA

The MLA of Sohra constituency, under Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district, Gavin Miguel Mylliem on Thursday, said that the creation of a Sohra district is the need of the hour, considering the rapid population growth of the region.

5. Mizoram Govt distributes desktop computers to 71 schools

Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Pu Robert Romawia Royte, distributed seven Desktop Computer Sets, four UPS and one Printer each to 71 selected schools at a function held at Vanapa Hall, Aizawl in Mizoram on April 8.

6. ‘We are in a tight situation over the Peace Talks’, says Naga Hoho Gen Secy

The deadlock over the Nagaland Peace Accord still continues as the bone of contention over the flag and constitution between the NSCN-IM and Government of India (GoI) remains unresolved.

7. Golay proposes constructing new highway between Sikkim and West Bengal

Sikkim Chief Minister P.S Golay, on Wednesday, called on Union Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi to discuss various issues related to road transportation in Sikkim.

8. India, China to hold 11th round of Corps Commander-level talks on April 9

India and China are all set to hold the 11th round of Corps Commander-level talks on April 9 to discuss disengagement from friction points in Gogra, Hot Springs and Dapsang Plains of Ladakh.