Morning News Nuggets


1. Mizoram: BJP trains guns on MNF-led EC at CADC; demands enquiry into alleged anomalies in Council

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mizoram unit has attacked the ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) government over several issues, terming the policies of the government to be an “utter failure”.

2. Assam: Akhil flays Cabinet decision to allow online liquor sale

Sibsagar MLA and Raijor Dal president Akhil Gogoi hit out at the Assam Cabinet’s decision to allow home delivery of liquor within Guwahati Municipal Corporation, saying that the government should instead focus on an intensive COVID vaccination drive across the state.

3. Meghalaya: Amit Shah to inaugurate ISBT at Mawiong on July 24

Meghalaya Transport Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar said the Home Minister Amit Shah will probably inaugurate the Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) project at Mawiong on July 24.

4. NESO seeks intervention from Home Minister on border disputes

The Northeast Students Organisation (NESO) comprising the eight major movements of the seven northeastern states, has submitted a memorandum to the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, seeking his intervention in the interstate boundary dispute between Assam-Mizoram and Assam-Nagaland.

5. Meghalaya: NIC develops app for making pension disbursal easy

The National Informatics Centre (NIC) in collaboration with the state Finance Department has developed a Mobile App called 'The Pensioner's Life Certificate Verification' which offers pensioners a secure, easy and hassle-free platform for verifying themselves to the Pension Disbursing Authorities from the comfort of their home using smartphones. 

6. Assam: Police register case after kidney trafficking racket busted in Dibrugarh

Dibrugarh police started the investigation process against illegal kidney racket being run in the district, after a case was registered at Lahowal police station.

7. Meghalaya police recover buried explosive materials near NH in West Garo Hills

Meghalaya Police recovered a huge cache of explosives materials from the Gabil area in West Garo Hills (WGH) district during a search operation. 

8. China building camps near LAC: Sources

To allow its troops to access the disputed areas with India shortly, the Chinese military has been building permanent concrete structures near the Line of Actual Control (LAC), amid the ongoing military standoff with India.

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