Morning News Nuggets

 News stories this morning.

1. DCs asked to expedite Aadhaar enrolment across Assam districts

Assam is looking to expedite Aadhaar enrolment and generation to complete the entire exercise in the state by August 31 this year.2. 

2. Meghalaya Rice Scam: Govt. contractor Continental Milkose yet to provide explanation

The Meghalaya Social Welfare Department is yet to receive an explanation from Continental Milkose over the alleged scam of the Meghalaya's ICDS allotted rice, which the Government of India allocates the state under Wheat Based Nutrition Programme for children and pregnant women through the Anganwadi centres across the state.

3. CBSE to declare class 10 results by July 20, class 12 by July 31

After submitting its evaluation criteria for board exams, the Central Board of School Education (CBSE) announced that that the class 10 and 12 results will be declared by July 20 and July 31 respectively.

4. Exclusive - Continental Milkose, a heavily guarded private contractor of Meghalaya’s Social Welfare Dept.

Bethelda Warjri* caters to her routine duties in one of the Anganvadis of Shillong, where she is entrusted with an important responsibility – that of handing out nutritious food to the beneficiaries who were identified under the landmark National Food Security Act, 2013.

5. Meghalaya: CM Conrad Sangma receives appreciation for COVID handling

A delegation of the National Peoples' Youth Front (NPYF) congratulated Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and appreciated the efforts and initiatives taken by the NPP-led government to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

6. Meghalaya: Social Welfare Minister Kyrmen Shylla says claim of diversion of rice false

The Meghalaya Social Welfare Minister Kyrmen Shylla said that the alleged scam of diversion of Meghalaya’s rice to Guwahati “does not raise.” 

7. Meghalaya: KSU opposes implementation of smart meter project in Ri Bhoi

The Khasi Student's Union (KSU), Ri Bhoi District voiced its protest against the decision of the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL) to implement smart meter and Smart Billing system in the district. 

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