Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Quote and News Today:


"Loneliness is a part of your life. It teaches us that we are not complete in ourselves."


National News:

Deforestation is so rapid that before anyone knows everything will be lost, Chief Justice of India Sharad A. Bobde said on Tuesday, voicing concern over the loss of green cover. A three-judge Bench, led by the the Chief Justice Bobde, was hearing a petition challenging the cutting of heritage trees in West Bengal to create space for an over-bridge in an accident-prone area of a highway.

AP News:

The AP State government's primary focus is on creating 50,000 jobs in the IT sector in Visakhaptnam, Minister for Industries, Commerce and Information Technology Mekapati Goutham Reddy has said.

Business News:

Total foodgrain production is projected to scale an all-time high of almost 292 million tonnes in 2019-20, propelled by record production of both rice and wheat, according to the Agriculture Ministry's second advance estimates released on Tuesday.

International News:

The death toll from China's new coronavirus epidemic jumped past 2,000 on February 19 after 136 more people died, with the number of new cases falling for a second straight day, according to the National Health Commission. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in mainland China to 74,185.

Sports News:

Sunil Kumar on Tuesday overpowered Azat Salidinov of Kyrgyzstan 5-0 in the 87kg summit bout to win India's first Greco-Roman gold medal in Asian Wrestling Championships in 27 years.