Midday News Nuggets

Midday News Nuggets
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1. Home Minister Amit Shah to visit Mizoram from Jan 9

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive at Lengpui Airport on January 9 for a two-day visit to Mizoram.

2. Nagaland: Undergraduate odd semester exams to be held online from Jan 18

The Nagaland University will conduct the undergraduate odd semester examinations via online mode, as per the routine notified on December 10, 2020, officials said on Wednesday.

3. Indo-Bangla rail link: Shah assures Tripura of developing integrated check post

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has assured the Tripura government of developing an integrated check post and cargo handling facility at Nischintapur, the junction point of Agartala-Akhaura rail link, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said on Wednesday.

4. Mizoram reports seven returnees from UK, all test negative for new coronavirus strain

Mizoram has so far reported seven returnees from the United Kingdom and, all of them tested negative for the new mutant coronavirus.

5. Twitter, Facebook suspend Trump accounts after violence at US Capitol

Twitter and Facebook have suspended President Donald Trump's accounts after he continued to push conspiracy theories about the November 3 election following the storming of the US Capitol by his supporters.

6. PM Modi condemns US Capitol chaos; violence leaves four dead, several arrested

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday condemned the chaos at the US Capitol on Wednesday stating that the democratic process cannot be allowed to be subverted through unlawful protests.

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