Morning News Nuggets
1. Arunachal & Meghalaya CMs condemn YouTuber's racial video against NE people
After being banned for a few months, the highly popular mobile game Battlegrounds Mobile India or PUBG is being relaunched in India.
2. Assam expert panel decides “not to declare” black fungus an epidemic; allays fears against spread
Even as many states of the country have already declared black fungus an epidemic, Assam has not yet felt it imperative to follow suit despite the state reporting a confirmed case leading to death of a 27-year-old COVID-recovered person last Wednesday.
3. Meghalaya: Consensus to hold CBSE examinations; students can work on major subjects, says Rymbui
Most states in India have reached a consensus that the Central Board of Secondary Education examinations for class XII should be held and also suggested that vaccines should be reserved for the students as well.
4. Meghalaya Deputy CM slams TUR for misleading public
Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong has slammed Thma U Rangli-Juki (TUR) for misleading the public regarding the government’s financial help to the poor, and daily labourers during the lockdown.
5. Founding member of NE Helping Hands, Kuldeep Chana dies of COVID
Kuldeep Chana, founding member of Helping Hands and In-charge of Punjabi Bagh Crematorium recently passed away because of COVID related complications.
6. Amid ‘Cyclone Yaas’ threat, Met office predicts heavy rain in Assam, Meghalaya
The Regional Meteorological Centre here has predicted heavy to very heavy rain, thunderstorm and lightning at isolated places in Assam and Meghalaya on Wednesday and Thursday as the cyclonic storm, ‘Yaas’ threatens to intensify into a “very severe cyclonic storm” by May 26.
7. Meghalaya Govt to provide essential kits to COVID-19 patients
The Meghalaya Government is on high alert with regard to the cases of Black Fungus being reported in the country and keeping a watch on any such infections in the state.
8. Meghalaya: Service to humanity in time of COVID-19 at Ri-Bhoi
‘Service to man is Service to God’, this has been exemplified by the members of the Ri-Bhoi Youth Federation (RBYF) who have come forward to support the government in containing the spread of COVID-19, by contributing one ambulance to cater to the need of the people in the District.
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