Morning News Nuggets
Major reshuffling was witnessed in the MeECL with ACS (Home) taking over as CMD replacing incumbent Arun Kumar Kembhavi.
Another doctor was arrested in Dibrugarh on charges of raping a colleague.
Giving details about the financial expenditure amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has said that the expenditure this year has been lesser compared to the first COVID wave.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma informed that an enquiry committee to probe into the alleged irregularities in the state-owned Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL) has been formed, and necessary orders and instructions for the conduct of the enquiry have been given to them.
Assam Police has launched a citizen financial cyber fraud reporting and management system with round-the-clock helpline to help curb financial cyber fraud.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that there is no simple solution to the current border row with Assam, while also maintaining that there has to be a solution that is acceptable to both sides.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a total of 8 economic relief measures, with a focus on health and medical infrastructure amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that Mairang will be the new district of the state before the country observes Independence Day this year with an aim to bring the administration closer to the people.
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