Friday, January 3, 2020

Today's News:

National News:

In his first meeting with the officials of the Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff, the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, outlined priorities towards creating an air defence command and common logistics support pools as part of measures to create jointness and synergy among the three services.

AP News:

The Andhra Pradesh government headed by YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will launch the revamped Aarogyasri pilot project, which aims to provide medical expenses exceeding ₹1,000 to the people on Friday, January 3, 2020, at 10 am in Eluru, West Godavari. 

Business News:

The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tata Steel, T V Narendran has suggested to the government to focus on "cost of business" to make industries, particularly the manufacturing sector, more competitive.

International News:

Algeria appointed a new government on Thursday, as the country faces its biggest political crisis in decades and a raft of economic problems caused by falling energy revenues. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was elected last month and appointed Abdelaziz Djerad as prime minister on Saturday.

Sports News: 

Former World champion Mirabai Chanu, on course to seal a berth for the Tokyo Games, maintained her eighth spot in the Olympic qualifiers' ranking list released by the International Weightlifting Federation.