Mid-day News Nuggets

Here are today's top ten news articles till 12 pm of December 6:
Mid-day News Nuggets

1. Meghalaya Congress legislator reacts to Assam MLA's statement on ILP

Congress legislator from East Shillong, M Ampareen Lyngdoh, reiterated the party’s stand on the demand for the implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya.

2. Newly appointed BJP state-in-charge arrives in Tripura

The newly appointed Tripura BJP Prabhari (state in charge) Vinod Sonkar, arrived at the Agartala airport. Several party leaders including the Bharatiya Janata Party Yuba Morcha were present to welcome Sonkar.

3. Assam: Campaigning for first phase of Bodoland Territorial Council elections ends

Campaigning for the first phase of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) elections to 21 seats on December 7 ended with the ruling Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) trying hard to retain its rule for the fourth consecutive term.

4. Mizoram’s first solar power plant commissioned

Mizoram’s first solar power plant has been commissioned at Tlungvel. The grid connecting two megawatt solar photovoltaic (SPV) solar power plant was opened by state Power minister R Lalzirliana.

5. One arrested in connection with fireman's death during anti-Bru stir in Tripura

One person was arrested in Tripura in connection with the death of a fireman during an anti-Bru protest last month, police said.

6. Nagaland: Sokhriezie park inaugurated in Kohima

Nagaland Minister of Rural Development, Metsubo Jamir inaugurated the Sokhriezie Park, Sokhriezie Market and Waste Disposal Vehicle at P.R Hill, Kohima.

7. Manipur: ATSUM begins Jiribam tour to assess grievances of villagers

The All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur (ATSUM), visited the remote tribal pockets falling under Jiribam District to take firsthand account of the hardships faced by the tribal people.

8. Govt reviews mini, micro-hydro projects in Arunachal Pradesh

The government said it has reviewed the development of mini and micro-hydro projects in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

9. Aurangabad bus conductors to be armed with body cameras

Bus conductors and ticket inspectors in Maharashtra's Aurangabad city will soon be equipped with body cameras, to keep a tab on the behaviour of passengers and other activities during transportation, an official has said.

10. Petrol price rises to 28 paise, diesel to 29 paise a litre

Due to firming international oil prices, petrol price was hiked by 28 paise per litre and diesel by 29 paise.

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