Morning News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya Health Minister seeks report on death of nurse at Ganesh Das Hospital

Meghalaya Health Minister Alexander Laloo Hek has sought a report on the death of a nurse (Manisha Turnia) in Ganesh Das Hospital.

2. Assam: Tea workers protest after Covid positive man found dead in AMCH footpath

The workers of Romai tea garden gheraoed the bungalow of the garden manager in protest against the mysterious death of a tea garden worker.

3. Assam Police ups ante against drug peddlers; 223 arrests made in 5 days

Assam Police have over the past week upped the ante against the menace of drugs as part of an intensified campaign for a substance-free Assam.

4. Meghalaya: EJH police reveal names of miners trapped in Sutnga coal mine

The East Jaintia Hills (EJH) police provided information about the five (5) miners trapped at a coal mine in Sutnga, stating that four miners hail from Assam and one belongs to Tripura.

5. Meghalaya: Ambulance seized in Ri-Bhoi misused by driver clarifies village authorities 

The Dorbar Shnong of Umran Niangbyrnai in Ri-Bhoi District has clarified that the ambulance which was seized with the illegal consignment of liquor at Byrnihat Police Outpost was misused by the driver.

6. Assam top cop held for ‘links’ with drug mafia in border district

A Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police (border) has been arrested for alleged nexus with drug smugglers in western Assam’s Dhubri district and taken into police custody.

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