EVENING NEWS NUGGETS

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EVENING NEWS NUGGETS

1. Low-intensity IED blast at Soo Kilo area in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills, HNLC claims responsibility

A low-intensity IED blast occurred at Soo Kilo under Sutnga Elaka in East Jaintia Hills (EJH) district of Meghalaya on November 26 around 3 am for which the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has claimed responsibility.

2. Protests in Meghalaya over 'delay' in implementation of ILP

An umbrella body of youth organisations organised black flag protests in Meghalaya on Friday demanding implementation of Inner Line Permit system (ILP) in the state.

3. IIT Guwahati & IIT(BHU) to start joint doctoral programme

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IIT (BHU) Varanasi on Friday to start a joint doctoral programme in July next year.

4. Geologists to investigate alleged claims of precious minerals found in Nagaland's Wakching area

Following various social media posts claiming precious minerals found in Wakching area of Mon district in Nagaland, the state government has asked geologists to investigate the issue.

5. No Sangai Festival in Manipur this year due to COVID-19: Tourism Minister

Manipur Tourism Minister, O. Lukhoi Singh, on Friday, said that the Sangai Festival would be not be held this year on account of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

6. PM to visit Zydus' Covid-19 vaccine development centre in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit major pharma Zydus Cadila's plant near Ahmedabad on Saturday to get information about the development of its Covid-19 vaccine, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said on Friday.

7. Nearly 70 per cent of India's COVID-19 active caseload from eight states/UT: Health ministry

The active COVID-19 caseload in India stands at 4,55,555 on Friday which is 4.89 per cent of the total cases, the ministry said in a statement.

8. Two Army jawans killed in Pakistani shelling along LoC in J-K's Rajouri

Two Army jawans were killed, on Friday, as Pakistani troops opened heavy fire and shelled mortars along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a defence official said.

9. Mentally unwell man kills father in Nagpur

A man allegedly killed his father with a knife a couple of days after the former was released from a mental institution.

10. Five killed as fire breaks out at ICU of COVID hospital in Gujarat

Five coronavirus patients were killed after a fire broke out in the ICU of a designated COVID-19 hospital in Gujarat's Rajkot on Friday. Thirty other coronavirus patients undergoing treatment at the hospital were rescued.

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