Morning News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya govt identifying new landfill: Dhar

Meghalaya Urban Affairs Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar said the government is identifying a new landfill and that he will inspect the Marten sometime next week.

2. Assam to use drones to monitor forest cover, curb encroachment

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has directed the forest department to take strict measures to realise royalty from the forest resources extracted within the state and undertake extensive monitoring by drones to identify illegal extraction of forest resources and encroachment of forest land.

3. Manipur: Student bodies, teachers' association recommend free smartphones for poor students

The COVID imposed restrictions have forced schools and colleges to go for digital learning or online learning, meaning that the students must possess digital tools to take advantage of classroom teaching.

4. Assam: BCPL celebrates Van Mahotsav in Dibrugarh

Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) in collaboration with the District Forest Division celebrated Van Mahotsav or Forest Festival in Assam's Dibrugarh district and carried out a tree plantation drive to mark the occasion.

5. Assam CM unveils statue of Dr Syama Prasad Mukherjee at Barpeta road

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma unveiled the statue of Dr Syama Prasad Mukherjee at Barpeta Road.

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