Morning News Nuggets

1. Christians in India to observe July 3 as Indian Christian Day

A committee of Christian leaders, including many from Northeast India, said July 3 will be observed as ‘Indian Christian Day’ across all Christian denominations in India.

2. Weather Warning in Northeast India; IMD issues orange alert till July 3

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in a press release on June 30 stated that current conditions indicate a trough at mean sea level running from North East Uttar Pradesh to Northeast Assam across Bihar and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal.

3. Death of Samuel & Rosy Sangma: Tura MP writes to Shah, seeks probe

Member of Parliament from Tura, Agatha Sangma, has written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, seeking a proper investigation into the "mysterious" death of one Samuel Sangma, hailing from Dimapur in Nagaland.

4. Exclusive: Algae gives fresh life to Meghalaya’s dead Lukha river

On a rainy monsoon day, standing on a pavement overlooking the blue coloured Lukha River, Daiapherbha Lamare, a resident of Sonapyrdi in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, recollects his old memories of the river.

5. Assam: 2,500 tins of illicit molasses destroyed in Golaghat

A joint team of Excise and Food Safety personnel raided a molasses godown in Golaghat and destroyed about 2500 tins of molasses (lali gur) used in the production of illicit liquor.

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