Morning News Nuggets


1. Manipur Judoka Shushila Devi makes it to Tokyo Olympic Games

Manipur’s Likmabam Shushila Devi has been selected to represent the Indian Judo squad for the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020-21.

2. Dreaded criminal Babu Konwar shot dead in Assam

Sivasagar police gunned down the dreaded criminal Babu Konwar at Geleky area in Sivasagar district of upper Assam.

3. Manipur star weightlifter receives ₹10 lakh incentive from state govt

The Manipur government approved a one-time cash incentive of ₹10 lakh to Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, India’s only entry in weightlifting for the Tokyo Olympics.

4. Assam Cabinet decides to appoint honest home guard as police constable

The Assam Cabinet decided to appoint home guard Borsing Bey as a constable in Assam Police for refusing to take a bribe from drug dealers and helping recover drugs valued at Rs 12 crore from a Guwahati-bound bus in Karbi Anglong last Monday.

5. Meghalaya alleged rice scam: Social Welfare dept. 'temporarily' stops Continental Milkose from supplying fortified food

Amid criticisms and controversies surrounding the alleged rice scam, Meghalaya Social Minister Kyrmen Shylla informed that the department has temporarily stopped Continental Milkose Ltd., the approved manufacturer for the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), from processing and supplying the fortified food till investigation by Assam police is completed. 

6. Assam: Doctor arrested in Dibrugarh, accused of raping colleague

Dibrugarh police arrested a doctor for allegedly raping a colleague in Dibrugarh.

7. WJH organisation meets CM Conrad Sangma following alleged encroachment of Assam

The San Shnong Development Organization (SSDO) (organization of five villages) in West Jaintia Hills accompanied by the local MLA of Mookaiaw, Nujorki Sungoh met Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma to apprise him of the current border situation following the alleged encroachment of Assam into Meghalaya’s border.

8. Meghalaya CM's response on Shah's visit to Shillong still uncertain

It seems the Meghalaya government is keeping the people of the state in a dilemma regarding the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

9. PM Modi holds meeting with political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi high-profile all-party meeting with the political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir concluded here in New Delhi.

10. Meghalaya: MeEEL formed in line with GoI's EESL to streamline energy efficiency, clarifies power minister

Meghalaya Power Minister James PK Sangma clarified that the Meghalaya Energy Efficiency Limited (MeEEL) was formed with the intention of streamlining and giving focus to energy efficiency in the state. 

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