Morning News Nuggets

Morning News Nuggets
Morning News Nuggets

1. The Foundation stone of Maj Khathing Memorial Museum laid in Arunachal Pradesh

Sangma pointed out various facets of Major Khathing's life during his speech and mentioned that the memorial will always keep the legacy of the braveheart alive.

2. Assam: New Bongaigaon-Goalpara-Guwahati project to be ready by 2023: NFR

The 176-km long new line was sanctioned in September 2016 at an expected cost of about Rs 2,950 crore.

3. NGOs declare war on drugs in Manipur

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said, “Poppy growers are not my enemy but I wish to save the future generation from drug abuse and trafficking.”

4. Meghalaya: Five held; fake currency notes seized in Ri-Bhoi district

Assam police personnel on February 13 nabbed 5 people who were allegedly involved in fake currency smuggling from 9 Mile in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya.

5. Sikkim to reopen schools for LKG-class 5 students from Monday

The schools at the primary level will operate with 50 per cent capacity or alternatively on odd-even roll number basis wherever there are more students and less space.

6. Vehicle owners should immediately adopt FASTag, deadline won't be extended: Gadkari

The central government extended the FASTag deadline for the vehicles from January 1, 2021, to February 15, 2021.

7. UK PM Boris Johnson to host virtual meeting of G7 leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the G7 Summit in Cornwall in June after India was invited as a guest country by the UK, alongside South Korea and Australia.

8. India take firm control of second Test after Ashwin and Co wreak havoc

Resuming the day at 300 for six, Rishabh Pant took India to 329 in their first innings with an unbeaten 58 before running out of partners.

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