Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Today's Quote & News

Today's Quote:

"Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behavior does."

Today's News:

National News:

The Supreme Court on Monday held that the state is well within its rights to introduce a regulatory regime in the "national interest" to provide minority educational institutions with well-qualified teachers in order for them to "achieve excellence in education."

AP News:

The High Power Committee (HPC) constituted by the state government on 'decentralised development' will meet at AP CRDA (Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority) office in Vijayawada on Tuesday, January 7. Ministers, senior IAS and IPS officials and others who are members of the panel will participate in the meeting.

Business News:

Indian equities lost heavy ground on Monday amid a global sell-off as investors turned jittery due to increasing geopolitical tension in the West Asia region which threatens to push up international price of crude, of which India is one of the biggest importers globally.

International News:

President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to impose "very big" sanctions on Iraq after its Parliament called on the US military to leave the country for assassinating top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in a drone attack in Baghdad.

Sports News:

World No. 2 Novak Djokovic has pledged to donate to Australia's bushfire relief after Maria Sharapova urged him to do the same. "Yes Maria Sharapova. I would like to match your $25k donation to double the aid sent to these communities. We stand by you Australia," Djokovic tweeted on Monday. Sharapova had earlier pledged to Australia's bushfire relief.