Several firecracker traders in the national capital have urged the Delhi government to clarify its position over the nationwide ban on sale and use of crackers during Diwali. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced a total ban on the sale and use of firecrackers in Delhi. With this, the firecracker traders are likely to suffer a huge loss, thus impacting their livelihood. Kejriwal has even made an appeal to people of Deli not to burn any crackers during Diwali in the wake of increasing pollution levels and rapid rise in the coronavirus cases.
British Airways’ last two Boeing 747 planes at the airline’s historic base of London’s Heathrow Airport made their final flight Thursday, the fleet’s retirement having been brought forward by the coronavirus pandemic.
Witnesses say a cargo plane has crashed at the international airport in Somalia’s capital.
Two Turkish soldiers were killed and another was wounded after Kurdish militants fired rockets at a military base in northern Iraq, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said in a statement on Friday.