By Ishank Katyal
1. No night curfew in Delhi as of now, Delhi Government to Delhi High Court.
AAP Government on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that they have decided to not to impose lockdown in Delhi during increasing cases of COVID- 19 in national capital.
After that Delhi High Court directed the government in testing and tracing the spread of the virus.
2. Former Corporator Abdul Rakeed Zakir arrested in Bengaluru Riots case.
Former corporator Abdul Rakeed Zakir, who was on the run for nearly two months, was arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) in connection with the Bengaluru violence case.
Confirming the arrest, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Sandeep Patil said, “Zakir, the accused in DJ Halli case, has been arrested yesterday (Wednesday) night.”
3. Azarbaijan: 2,783 soldiers died in Nagarno- Karabakh battle.
Azerbaijan said on Thursday that 2,783 of its soldiers were killed during its conflict with ethnic Armenian forces over the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, and that more than 100 of its troops were still missing.
Azerbaijan had until now not disclosed any of its military losses in the conflict that erupted on Sept. 27 and came to a halt on Nov. 10 when a Russian-brokered peace deal ushered in a ceasefire.
4. Namibia puts 170 elephants on sale due to increasing population.
Namibia has put 170 “high value” wild elephants up for sale due to drought and an increase in elephant numbers, the southern African country’s environmental ministry has said.
An advertisement carried by the state-owned daily New Era said an increase in incidents of human-elephant conflict motivated the sale of the large mammal that is at risk of extinction due to poaching and ecological factors.