Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Today's Quote and News:


"You're the driver of your own life, don't let anyone steal your seat."


National News:

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed by Pawan Kumar Gupta, one of the death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. Pawan had claimed that he was a juvenile at the time of the commission of the offence, but the Delhi High Court had ignored this fact.

AP News:

After a day long discussion on the decentralisation of the development in the state, the Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly has passed the bills, Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and equal Development of all Regions and repeal of CRDA Act. The state will have three capitals now onwards. 

Business News:

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday lowered growth estimate for India to 4.8% for 2019, citing stress in the non-bank financial sector and weak rural income growth as the major factors for the downward revision.

International News:

A UNICEF study urges the governments to distribute funds to ensure that children from the poorest 20% of households benefit from at least 20% of education funding.

Sports News:

Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand suffered a painful defeat from a nearly winning position, losing to Fabiano Caruana of United States in the eighth round of Tata Steel Masters chess tournament