Mid-day News Nuggets

 Top news this afternoon
 1Training programme on conserving Bengal Florican held in Arunachal Pradesh

 BNHS scientist Biswajit Chakdar gave an audio-visual presentation on how to identify and monitor the bird.

2. Assam issues new COVID-19 guidelines in view of Rongali Bihu

Following the recent spike in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Government of Assam released a fresh set of guidelines given the upcoming Rongali Bihu and other festivals.

3Meghalaya: Mawshynrut MLA lays down base for construction of Ri Lyngngam College

 Nine classrooms will be constructed on the five-acre land donated by the Lyngngam Presbyterian church of Mawthengkut.

4. Union HM Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to hold election rallies in West Bengal

 Shah will conclude his visit to West Bengal on Tuesday with his last public meeting in Bidhannagar later in the afternoon.

5. PM Modi pays tribute to Jallianwala Bagh massacre victims

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to the victims of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.

6. Massive fire breaks out at Russia's Saint Petersburg

 A massive fire broke out at St. Petersburg in Russia, where one firefighter succumbed to his injuries, and two were hospitalised.