Morning News Nuggets
Nagaland Government imposed a total lockdown in the state with existing conditions till May 31, amid the surge in COVID infections.
The Khasi Students Union (KSU) Shillong Mihngi Circle claimed that outsiders who entered the state were construction workers in Mawdiangdiang.
Former Meghalaya Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma who served as a Medical Officer before entering politics, gave doses of health tips to the people even as he bemoaned that sedentary lifestyle, population density and weak immune system is a challenge of the current situation.
Dibrugarh’s Covid-19 caseload has increased to 8846 after 375 more people tested Covid-19 positive.
Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, Metbah Lyngdoh said that a collective responsibility on the part of the legislators was required at the moment to tackle the COVID crisis in the state.
The Thma U Rangli Juki (TUR) and Workers Power of Meghalaya has submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, demanding that Rs 2 crore sanctioned to MLAs to implement various schemes each year should immediately be consolidated into a single fund of Rs 120 crore.
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