Friday, December 27, 2019

Today's News


National News:

The southern state of Tamil Nadu has bagged the top position in the composite ranking for good governance index (GGI), followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka, according to data provided by the Personnel Ministry. Chhattisgarh has got the fourth position, followed by Andhra Pradesh (fifth), Gujarat (sixth), Haryana (seventh) and Kerala at the eight rank, it said. Madhya Pradesh is at the ninth rank, West Bengal at the tenth position, followed by Telangana (11th). 

AP News:

High tension prevails in the Amaravati capital region on the eve of the crucial Cabinet meeting scheduled to be held on Friday. Protests continued in the 29 villages of the capital region opposing the proposal of the government to shift capital to Vishakhapatnam.

Business News:

India is all set to cross the 100GW renewable energy capacity mark in 2020 and can make rapid strides towards the ambitious 175GW clean energy target by 2022 provided the government keeps a close eye on key issues and deals with those well in time.

International News:

The UN has declared Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai as "the most famous teenager in the world" in its 'Decade in Review' report.

Sports News:

India captain Virat Kohli has been named in the Cricketers of the decade list alongside four others by the Wisden Cricketers' Almanac. Apart from Kohli, South African duo of Dale Steyn and AB de Villiers, Australia's Steve Smith and women's all-rounder Ellyse Perry also found a place in the list of five cricketers of the decade.