Thursday, January 2, 2020

Today's News:

National News:

Four pilots from the Indian Air Force (IAF) will leave for Russia this month to receive training as astronauts of Gaganyaan, the first Indian crewed flight to space. They were shortlisted after a series of fitness and endurance tests, ISRO Chairman K. Sivan announced at a press meet on Wednesday.

AP News:

RTC workers held "Thank you CM cake cutting ceremony" across 12 regions and 128 depots in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. On the First Day of the New Year RTC employees thanked Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy by performing cake cutting ceremony for merging RTC with Andhra Pradesh government and wished him for long long life.

Business News:

After a forgettable 2019, Indian business people are expecting a rebound in economic growth in 2020 due to the reforms announced by the Centre. "We are bullish about the prospects for not just Vedanta but also for the Indian economy in 2020," said Vedanta chairman Anil Agarwal.

International News:

Expressing deep frustration over stalled nuclear talks, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned of unspecified "shocking" action and that his country will soon reveal a new "strategic weapon" to the world as its bolsters its nuclear deterrent in face of "gangster-like" U.S. pressure.

Sports News:

National men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh believes India has the capability of reaching the final of the Tokyo Olympics, provided a sense of discipline and consistency is maintained.