Midday News Nuggets

Here are today's top ten news articles till 12 pm of December 2:
Midday News Nuggets

1. Sikkim CM lays foundation stone of eco-tourism pilgrimage complex at Dodak

Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang laid the foundation stone of the eco-tourism pilgrimage complex “Vrindavan” at Dodak under Daramdin Constituency, West Sikkim.

2. Assam BTC polls: Police chief pledges "zero-tolerance" against violence

Assam Director General of Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta has pledged to adopt a “zero-tolerance” policy against any kind of violence, warning elements and outfits against disrupting peace in Bodoland Territorial Region ahead of and during the elections.

3. Centre committed to amending 6th Schedule for more powers to Mizoram ADCs: BJP

The Centre is committed to amending the Sixth Scheduled of the Constitution to give more powers to the three autonomous district councils (ADCs) in Mizoram.

4. Assam: Anshul Gupta takes charge as new GM of Northeast Frontier Railway

Anshul Gupta, an officer of the Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers from UPSC’s 1984 batch, took charge as General Manager of Northeast Frontier Railway.

5. Meghalaya: NGO demands inquiry on ‘ghost school’ in West Garo Hills

The All Meghalaya Minority Students’ Union (AMMSU) have lodged a complaint to the commissioner and secretary of the state regarding the BPN Zaman Girl’s UP School.

6. ‘Plying of trucks through Shillong city contributed to traffic congestion’: Meghalaya Home Minister

Meghalaya Home Minister, Lahkmen Rymbui admitted that the plying of trucks through Shillong city has contributed to traffic congestion.

7. Late hospitalisation the primary cause for most casualties in Manipur

Manipur Health Services Director Dr K. Rajo Singh, who is heading the group of experts, conducted a survey and found that late hospitalisation to be the primary reason for most of the casualties.

8. Farmers' protests: Unions reject Govt offer to set up committee; talks remain inconclusive

Critical talks between three Union ministers and farmer groups ended in a stalemate after they rejected the government's suggestion of a new committee to look into issues raised by farmers protesting against new farm laws.

9. Meghalaya: Rs 54, 000 fine imposed on first day of helmet rule in Shillong

The Shillong traffic police released a fine of Rs 54,000 after many of the pillion riders did not wear helmets.

10. Khasi villagers threatened in Assam; Meghalaya DGP contacts top officials

Meghalaya Director General of Police, R. Chandranathan, contacted senior police officials of Assam regarding the incident of Khasi villagers being threatened at Atukhal village in Cachar District.

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