Mid-day News Nuggets

Here are the top ten news articles till 12 pm of December 18:
Mid-day News Nuggets

1. Assam: ‘’Elephant Show’’ in Manas National Park set to attract more tourists

Manas National Park (MNP) in Assam to attract tourist has started a programme in which bathing and feeding of the forest department’s captive elephants are shown to visitors.

2. 67 per cent voter turnout in Assam’s Tiwa Autonomous Council elections

The Tiwa Autonomous Council elections recorded a voter turnout of 67 per cent up to closing time.

3. Manipur: BJP cancels cabinet meeting in Kamjong; Congress seeks explanation

The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee demanded an explanation from the ruling BJP government on why the cabinet meeting, which was supposed to be held in Kamjong on December 16, was cancelled, giving no due reasons.

4. Manipur Court acquits Lukhosei Zou in drug haul case

Former Chairman of Chandel Autonomous District Council, Lukhosei Zou, was released after the Special Court (ND & PS) Manipur acquitted him in the drug haul case.

5. Meghalaya SSA 4th teachers seek redressal of demands

The All Meghalaya SSA 4th Teachers Association met various education officials and the Minister for education, Lakhmen Rymbui, to seek redressal of their long pending demands.

6. Meghalaya: ‘A dark Christmas for GHADC employees,’ says Bernard Marak

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Meghalaya in a press release contended that Christmas in Garo Hills was set to be dark for many employees in Garo Hills, especially those are employed with the GHADC.

7. Meghalaya: Man sentenced to life for murder in West Khasi Hills

The Session Court, West Khasi Hills on December 17, convicted a person on a charge of murder and was sentenced to life imprisonment.

8. Case lodged against BJP workers for unfurling banner of 'Jai Shri Ram'

Kerala Police registered a case against a few BJP workers for allegedly unfurling a giant banner with 'Jai Sri Ram' written on it from the terrace of the Palakkad municipal corporation building after the party won in the recently held local body polls.

9. Caucasus-Asia Center aims to boost global investors in NE India

The Caucasus-Asia Center (CAC) will organise the Northeast India International Economic Forum 2020, from December 19 to 20.

10. 38 US states file an anti-trust lawsuit against Google

A group of 38 states filed an anti-trust lawsuit against Google on Thursday, alleging that the search giant has an illegal monopoly over the online search market that hurts consumers and advertisers.

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