Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Quote and News Today:


"A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden."


National News:

The Centre has stepped up vigil in districts bordering Nepal in view of a confirmed case of novel coronavirus detected there. The Union Health Ministry on Monday said health teams have been deployed in areas along the border with Nepal at Panitanki in West Bengal and Jhulaghat and Jauljibi in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh.

AP News:

Terming the Legislative Council as a roadblock to pass vital Bills, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution to abolish the State Legislative council.

Business News:

The Union government on Monday invited bids for 100% stake sale of Air India (AI) and transfer of management control along with its complete share in two subsidiaries-low-cost international carrier Air India Express and ground-handling arm AISATS. The government has offered to hive off liabilities worth nearly Rs 40,000 crore to sweeten the deal. 

International News:

The death toll in China due to the 2019-nCoV has increased to 80 and around 3,000 people have tested positive for the virus, and some 6,000 were suspected to be infected.

Sports News:

American basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant were among the nine people killed when a helicopter they were travelling in crashed amid foggy conditions and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas, local media reported.