Morning News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya: RBYF serves 1 week deadline to state govt over lack of facilities of Umsohlait Police Station

The Ri Bhoi Youth Federation, Mawhati Circle, served a one-week deadline to the state government to meet the urgent needs of the Umsohlait Police Station or else the organisation would be compelled to take drastic action.

2. Implementation of CAA in BJP election manifesto for West Bengal polls

While speaking at the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC) in Salt Lake, Amit Shah said, “We have decided that we will clear the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act in the first cabinet meeting itself, besides approving the Ayushman Bharat scheme for the benefit of the poor.”

3. Assam: Bad weather prompts chopper carrying AJP team to make emergency landing

A helicopter carrying a three-member Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) delegation had to make an emergency landing at Rowriah airport in Jorhat on Sunday afternoon owing to unfavourable weather.

4. Ganja worth ₹50 lakh seized in Tripura

In a joint operation conducted by Tripura police, TSR (Tripura State Rifle) and Assam Rifles, the search team busted 1170 kg dry cannabis in Sepahijala District.

5. Assam: BJP candidate from Golaghat Ajanta Neog tests COVID-19 positive

With barely a week left for the first phase of Assam Assembly elections, former minister and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Golaghat, Ajanta Neog has tested positive for COVID-19 on March 20.

6. Talk with the Expert: Learn more about method acting with Meghalaya actor Elizer Bareh

In this week's 'Talk with the Expert' (TWTE), TNT-The Northeast Today has got the privilege to speak to one such performing artist from Meghalaya, Elizer Bareh.

7. Meghalaya: BSF organises Civic Action Programme in South Garo Hills

Students and youths from nearby villages presented a variety of cultural shows, and the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Tura, distributed 17 bicycles to the students.