More than 1,500 people were fined for not wearing face mask at public places, the police said on Sunday. According to the police, 1,501 challans were issued to people for not wearing a face mask while 33 people were fined for not adhering to social distancing norms. A total of 5,43,953 challans have been issued in the national capital since June 15, they said.
Air quality in the national capital saw a marginal improvement on Wednesday following favourable meteorological conditions. The air quality, however, remained in the ‘poor’ category. The central government’s Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi said “fire counts” reduced in Punjab (around 2,400) on Tuesday, but were “still significantly high and are likely to impact the air quality in Delhi-NCR and northwest India”.
Allies of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny reacted with scorn on Wednesday to comments by Russia that it would have made no sense for Moscow to poison an opponent whose popularity rating was so low.
Umpires hastily cleared the field during a game between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night when a small drone flew into Wrigley Field over the bleachers and landed on the grass in deep left center.