Morning News Nuggets

News stories this morning.

1. Mahila Cong chief urges Conrad for urgent steps to rescue trapped Assam labourers

All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev has urged Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma to take urgent measures to rescue the labourers trapped in a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills.

2. Assam: Dibrugarh braces up for flood control

Ahead of the impending monsoon in Assam, the Dibrugarh district administration is geared up and taken all measures to tackle the flood situation in Dibrugarh.

3. Tension grips Hailakandi villages after houses torched near Assam-Mizoram border

Residents of several villages in southern Hailakandi are in a state of fear after miscreants torched a couple of abandoned houses in a forest area near Gallacherra village along the Assam-Mizoram border.

4. Stop HPC paper mills’ auction, Assam Cong urges PM

With the threat of auction of two non-functional paper mills looming, the Assam Congress has sought the Prime Minister’s intervention for withdrawal of the auction notice regarding the sale of the mills owned by Hindustan Paper Corporation (HPC).

5. Assam: Lakhimpur district administration sounds alert as Ranganadi water level rise

Assam's Lakhimpur district witnessed a flood-like situation after the Ranganadi river water level increased.

6. Lockdown in Sikkim extended till June 14

The Sikkim Government extended the state-wide lockdown till 5 am on June 14, with certain relaxations.

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