Morning News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya Govt to organise 'Special Prayer' on May 30 for COVID patients

Health Minister A.L. Hek said that the government is organising a Special Prayer on May 30 (Sunday) at 12:00 noon for COVID patients and also for the safety of the citizens of the state.

2. Indian Medical Association serves defamation notice to yoga guru Ramdev

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has served a defamation notice to yoga guru Ramdev, for his alleged disparaging remarks against allopathy and the allopathic doctors.

3. Cancelling Tokyo Olympics 2020 will cost Japan USD 17 billion

The cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 would cost Japan around USD 17 billion, revealed a study conducted by Nomura Research Institute.

4. Meghalaya lacks technical manpower, says Hek

Health Minister Alexander Laloo Hek said that the state lacks technical manpower.

5. COVID AID: Assam industries dept contributes Rs 3.24 crore to CM’s Relief Fund

The Assam industries and commerce department has come forward to strengthen the initiatives of the state government to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

6. “My fight against PUBG will continue,” says Arunachal MLA Ninong Ering

Arunachal Pradesh MLA Ninong Ering, who made headlines for his comments against the popular mobile game - PUBG and the subsequent backlashes and racial remarks against him, said his fight against the addictive game will continue. 

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