Morning News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya: Nongpoh legislator addresses plight of ASHA workers; seek better package

Nongpoh legislator, Mayral Born Syiem complained about the plight of the Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) who are mandating the struggle to contain the spread of COVID-19 at the village level.

2. Meghalaya: 3 arrested after boxes of liquor found in ambulance in Byrnihat

The Ri-Bhoi police intercepted an ambulance which was ferrying liquor for supply in Byrnihat.

3. Assam: Covid positive patient found dead in Dibrugarh footpath in mysterious condition

A dead body of a COVID positive patient was found in a mysterious condition from the AMCH footpath in Jalan Nagar area of Dibrugarh.

4. Assam: RSS Dibrugarh organises COVID relief camps in Chabua

The Dibrugarh unit of the Rashtriya Sawyamsevak Sangh (RSS) has been organising various COVID-19 vaccination camps and also helping the government in conducting COVID tests across the state.

5. Meghalaya farmers feel COVID-19 heat; no bailout plans

Lockdown in Meghalaya has pushed many sections of the society to the brink of poverty including daily wage earners, farmers and roadside vendors.

6. Meghalaya govt, religious leaders unite in prayer in fight against COVID

The Meghalaya government along with different religious leaders in Shillong, unitedly prayed for strength to fight against the COVID 19 pandemic. 

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