- Sonu Sood has been named ‘State Icon’ of Punjab by Election Commission.
Bollywood actor and humanitarian Sonu Sood who has helped the thousands of Indian migrants to reach their homes safely during lockdown has been named ‘Punjab Icon’ by the Election Commission of India, said Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S. Karuna Raju on Monday.
2. Delhi Government declares November 20 as public holiday on the account of Chhath Puja.
Delhi Government has announced November 20 as the public holiday for the city on the account of Chhath Puja.
As per the guidelines of Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Chhath Puja will be celebrated in the temples, river banks, and ghats in the view of coronavirus pandemic.
3. Apple products worth $6.6 million stolen in a truck heist in UK.
Products worth $6.6 million manufactured by Apple Inc. has been stolen during a truck heist in M1 Highway in Northamptonshire, Central England, said police. The thieves allegedly drove the truck away and tied the driver and the security guard.
The police said that they are looking for tge people who bought the Apple products in ‘unusual circumstances’.
4. India and China to produce Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine: Puttin.
India and China may start producing Sputnik V Vaccine against Coronavirus soon, said President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday as per the reports by RIA News Agency.
According to the reports by TASS, Putin has claimed that vaccine research centres will be created in the BRICS countries i.e. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.