Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Quote and News Today:


"Security is an illusion. Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing at all."


National News: 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his government brought in the Citizenship (Amendment) Act to correct "historical" injustices and recalled the Nehru-Liaquat pact to assert that the law fulfills India's "old promise" to religious minorities in neighbouring countries.

AP News:

With the successful completion of the first and second rounds of implementation of the YSR Kanti Velugu programme, the State government is preparing for the third phase which would begin on February 1.

Business News:

Gold, which has always been the preferred choice of investment in India, is likely to lose its sheen, at least in the jewellery segment. As per a recent Morningstar study, a combination of government initiatives and shifting preferences is expected to slow the growth of jewellery demand in China and India — two of the world's largest markets for gold — despite rising incomes.

International News:

With isolated cases of the dangerous new coronavirus cropping up in a number of countries, health officials across the globe are on high alert. The virus has killed 132 people in China so far and infected more than 4,520 globally, most of them in China.

Sports News:

Veteran Leander Paes' last Australian Open outing came to an end after he and partner Jelena Ostapenko were knocked out of the mixed doubles competition, going down in straight sets to Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands here on Tuesday.