Morning News Nuggets


1. Sikkim's NH-10 blocked due to multiple landslides

The National Highway (NH-10) between Sikkim and West Bengal witnessed a massive traffic jam due to multiple landslides triggered by heavy rainfall, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) stated.

2. We want to settle border issue with Mizoram through talks: Himanta

The Assam government made its position “clear” regarding the prevailing tension along the Mizoram border, with Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma expressing his willingness to discuss and settle the problem.

3. Assam: Notorious dacoit Jainul Abedin shot dead in Nagaon

A notorious criminal and a murder accused was shot dead by Nagaon Police night at the Salkatee Pathar area under Dhing police station in Nagaon district.

4. Assam: ULFA-I linkman involved in ONGC employee abduction shot in Sadiya

A linkman of the ULFA-I involved in the Lakwa ONGC employee abduction case was shot in the leg while trying to escape from police custody, Sadiya Police officials informed.

5. Arunachal Pradesh: BPGH Pasighat acknowledges BJP unit for COVID relief measures

The Joint Director of Health Services of Bakin Pertin General Hospital (BPGH), Dr. Dukhum Raina, has thanked the 38th Pasighat East Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit for providing lunch to the COVID warriors at Dedicated Covid Hospital, Pasighat for one month starting from June 1 to June 30, 2021.

6. Assam: Kamrup Metro Enforcement team launches raids against illicit liquor

Kamrup Metro enforcement team conducted several raids at Sonapur Circle of illicit liquor leading to several persons arrested. 

7. 176 COVID widows get one-time financial aid under Assam scheme

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma extended a one-time financial aid of Rs 2.5 lakh each to 176 women under the Chief Minister’s COVID-19 Widows Support Scheme.

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