Saturday, January 4, 2020

Today's News:

National News:

Citing that the growth story of India depends on its achievements in the science and technology sector, Prime Minister Narender Modi, on Friday called upon young scientists to innovate, patent, produce, and prosper. Speaking after the inauguration of the 107th Indian Science Congress, Modi said that if the innovators in India followed these steps then it can bring faster development in the country.

AP News:

The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Andhra Pradesh has released the schedule for the SSC board exams. The AP SSC 2020 board exams will start from March 23. Earlier it is learnt that the government has made changes to the AP board exams to make the questions conceptional based and aptitude driven. The examination begins at 9.30 am and finishes at 12.15 including 15 minutes grace time for reading the question paper at the beginning

Business News:

Adani Ports and Logistics and Special Economic Zone Ltd. (APSEZ) will be acquiring 75% stake in Krishnapatnam Port Co. Ltd. (KPCL) in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh for a total consideration of ₹13,572 crore from the CVR Group, said the company in a filing.

International News:

President Donald Trump declared Friday that a "reign of terror is over" as he marked the death of an Iranian general killed in a U.S. strike and as the Pentagon scrambled to reinforce the American military presence in the Middle East in preparation for reprisals.

Sports News:

Manav Thakkar etched his name in the history books on Thursday, becoming the first Indian table tennis player to be ranked World No. 1 in the under-21 category.