Friday, February 14, 2020

News and Quote today:


"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature."


National News:

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered political parties to publish the entire criminal history of their candidates for Assembly and Lok Sabha elections along with the reasons that goaded them to field suspected criminals over decent people.

AP News:

The 10-day Sivaratri Bhramotsavams will start from February 14 at Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna temple at Srisailam. The temple authorities have made all necessary arrangements for the more than 10 lakh devotees that are expected to throng the shrine for the auspicious occasion.

Business News:

India urgently needs more ambitious structural and financial sector reform measures and a medium-term fiscal consolidation strategy due to the rising debt levels while ensuring a more accommodative fiscal stance in the budget, the IMF has said.

International News:

Indian-origin politician Rishi Sunak was appointed as the U.K.'s new Finance Minister on Thursday by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a Cabinet reshuffle. Mr. Sunak, the son-in-law of Infosys Co-founder Narayana Murthy, will join Home secretary Priti Patel on the top government bench as the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Sports News:

The Union Territory of Ladakh will host the inaugural Khelo India Winter Games later this month followed by a similar event in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir in March, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announced on Thursday.