Morning News Nuggets

News stories this morning.


1. PM Modi addresses digital startup event 'VivaTech'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the 5th edition of the 'VivaTech' digital event through video conferencing inviting investments in India across core sectors.

2. Meghalaya: 17 kids have succumbed to COVID since 2020; Govt gears up for third wave

Meghalaya Health Minister AL Hek on Wednesday informed that the state has lost at least 17 children, aged between 0-14, to COVID-19 since 2020, while the total number of children infected with the virus stands at 5101, as of June 16. 

3. Complete Guwahati-North Guwahati bridge by 2023, CM tells PWD

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma directed the state public works department (PWD) to complete the Guwahati-North Guwahati bridge by March 2023.

4. Meghalaya: Hynniewtrep Achik National Movement extends support to ASHA workers on pending demands

After one of the frontline organisation, the ASHA’s fraternity which served a one-week ultimatum to the state government to meet their long pending demands, the Hynniewtrep Achik National Movement (HANM) have extended their support to the fraternity.

5. Assam: Leopard spotted in Dibrugarh tea garden 

A stray leopard was spotted at Jalan Nagar Tea estate in Dibrugarh on June 15.

6. Manipur Govt cancels class 10 and 12 board exams

The Manipur Government cancelled the board examinations for class 10 and 12 due to the prevailing COVID situation in the state.

7. Assam: Defence minister Rajnath Singh to inaugurate road in Lakhimpur tomorrow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the Kimin-Potin Road in Assam's Lakhimpur district on Thursday. 

8. Assam Cabinet takes slew of important decisions

The Assam Cabinet held a cabinet meeting which was chaired by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

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