Delhi recorded as many as 7,486 fresh coronavirus cases on Wednesday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the state has reached over 5.03 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 7,943. A total of 131 fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi health department.
Several school teachers under the BJP-run North Corporation have planned to hold a demonstration outside the residence of the party’s Delhi unit chief on Monday over “non-payment of salaries” for the past four months, an association of municipal teachers has said. Commenting on the strike, head of Shikshak Nyay Manch Nagar Nigam Kuldeep Singh Khatri on Sunday said salaries of nearly 9,000 teachers of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation are “due since July”.
The U.S. government executed convicted murderer Christopher Vialva on Thursday, the first Black man to suffer the federal death penalty since the punishment was resumed this summer after a 17year hiatus.