- Fine for not wearing a mask in Delhi increased to ₹2000 from ₹500: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that a decision has been taken to increase the fine for not wearing a mask in public from ₹500 to ₹2,000 to help control the spread of COVID-19 in the Capital as many people have become careless about wearing a mask.
He also appealed to the people not to celebrate Chhath at ponds and other water bodies in the city. The chief minister said the Delhi government was implemented from November 19 its decision to reserve 80 percent of ICU beds in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients.
2. Elon Musk Passes Mark Zuckerberg To Become The World’s Fourth Richest Person.
Tesla’s billionaire CEO and co-founder Elon Musk, overtook Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to become the World’s Fourth Richest Person of world.
News of Tesla’s addition to the S&P 500 index sent shares of the automaker soaring helping further cement chief executive Elon Musk as one of the richest people in the world.
3. Ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi Sworn is as Pro-term Speaker of Bihar Assembly.
Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was on Thursday sworn in as the pro-tem Speaker of the state assembly. Manjhi, a multiple-term MLA and founding president of the Hindustani Awam Morcha, was administered the oath of office by Governor Fagu Chauhan.
“He has been appointed for the period November 23-24, 2020, until a new Speaker is elected,” said the communication. A five-day inaugural session of the newly constituted assembly is scheduled to commence on November 23.
4. Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga pulls out of Lanka Premier League.
Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga, two of T20 cricket’s biggest draws, have pulled out of the inaugural Lanka Premier League (LPL) along with England pacer Liam Plunkett, dealing a huge blow to the tournament even before its take-off.
While Gayle and Plunkett’s withdrawals were confirmed by their franchise Kandy Tuskers, Malinga pulled out citing “inadequate preparation time”