Monday, January 27, 2020

Today's News & Quote


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National News:

Underlining that citizens should "foil every separatist attempt to divide", Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday appealed to those seeking solutions through violence to "return to the mainstream" and have faith that issues can be resolved peacefully.

AP News:

Several parts of the Krishna and Guntur district were slightly jolted with minor earthquake in the midnight on Saturday. This has caused people to panic. The tremors occurred at around 2:38 at Chanderlapadu, Kanchikacharla, Veerulapadu, Nandigama in the Nandigama of Krishna district for 3 to 5 seconds.

Business News:

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Friday said growth slowdown in India appeared to be temporary and she expected the momentum to improve going ahead. Speaking at the WEF 2020 here, she said the world appeared a better place in January 2020 compared to what it was when the IMF announced its World Economic Outlook in October 2019.

International News:

Palestinian officials threatened on Sunday to withdraw from key provisions of the Oslo Accords, which define relations with Israel, if U.S. President Donald Trump announces his Middle East peace plan next week.
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat told AFP that the Palestine Liberation Organisation reserved the right "to withdraw from the interim agreement" if Mr. Trump unveils his plan.

Sports News:

KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer once again proved their mettle as the duo guided India to a convincing seven-wicket win over New Zealand in the second T20I in Auckland on Sunday. Rahul remained unbeaten on 57 from 50 balls, while middle-order batsman Iyer fetched 44 in 33 deliveries, helping the team chase down a paltry 133 in just 17.3 overs.