Morning News Nuggets

Stories this morning

1. Meghalaya: HYC suggests state govt to cut 30 per cent salaries of MLAs and officials for fighting pandemic

The Hynñiewtrep Youth Council (HYC) has stated that the State Government should take a call to cut down salaries of Ministers, MLAs and bureaucrats by 30 per cent for this financial year towards a special fund for fighting the pandemic.

2. Meghalaya State Cabinet approves proposal for restructuring Special Force-10

The state Cabinet has approved the proposal of restructuring the Special Force-10 and amendment of Meghalaya Special Force (Amendment) Rules, 2016, to ensure that their services can be utilised in other parts of the districts as well.

3. Assam to impose strict COVID-19 norms from Thursday

The first Cabinet meeting of the Himanta Biswa Sarma-led Assam government on Tuesday evening discussed the COVID-19 situation threadbare and decided to impose stricter restrictions in the state from Thursday in a bid to break the virus transmission chain.

4. Meghalaya: Public representatives petition Hek to start dedicated COVID-19 Care Centres at Sohra and Ichamati

The public representatives of the Shella and Sohra constituency have petitioned the Health Minister A.L. Hek on the need to start dedicated COVID-19 Care Centres at Sohra and lchamati.

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