Friday, January 24, 2020

Quote and News Today:


"A winner is just a loser who tried one more time."


National News:

In a first, homage will be paid to the fallen soldiers during the Republic Day parade this year at the National War Memorial. The ceremony had so far been conducted at India Gate. A major attraction at the parade will be the anti-satellite missile tested under Mission Shakti by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The Army will showcase the recently inducted 155-mm Dhanush towed howitzer.

AP News:

Andhra Pradesh police has got two national awards for using advanced communications and imparting training to staff. DIG, Communications, N S J Lakhmi received the Best Performance Award in New Delhi on Thursday during the National Conference on Police communications.

Business News:

The Department of Telecom will not take any 'coercive' action against telecom companies that fail to meet the January 23 deadline to pay dues related to adjusted gross revenue (AGR).

International News:

India has stepped in to help the Maldives tackle a recent outbreak of measles, identified at a government hospital about three weeks ago. The Indian Embassy in Male on Thursday handed over 30,000 doses of measles and rubella (MR) vaccine to the Maldivian Health Ministry.

Sports News:

Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios reached the Australian Open third round on Thursday after the weather-disrupted tournament faced a new challenge: dirty rain which left courts muddy and unplayable.