Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Today's News:

National News:

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday approved over Rs. 3,941.35 crore for updating the National Population Register (NPR) across the country, barring Assam, and Rs. 8,754.23 crore for conducting the Census of India, 2021.

AP News:

The State government is contemplating abolishing the Legislative Council and the proposal is likely to come up for discussion at the Cabinet meeting scheduled for December 27.

Business News:

India is now in the midst of a significant economic slowdown, the International Monetary Fund has said, urging the government to take urgent policy actions to address the current prolonged downturn.

International News:

Hong Kong marked Christmas Eve with tear gas and mall clashes on Tuesday night as battles between democracy activists and riot police swept through a major shopping district.

Sports News:

Manu Bhaker won the women's and junior gold medals in air pistol after scoring a high of 588 in qualification in the 63rd National shooting championship on Tuesday.