Monday, February 24, 2020

Quote and News Today:


"There's a story behind every person. There's a reason why they're the way they are. Think about that before you judge someone."


National News:

Hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump for his first visit to India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said their joint rally in Ahmedabad's Motera Stadium will be a "historic" event. Mr. Trump will arrive in Ahmedabad just before noon today at the start of a 36-hour visit that is expected to see the signing of several defence agreements and MoUs on homeland security, space and medical cooperation.

AP News:

Disha police station constructed with a corporate office look in Vizainagaram is ready for inauguration today during the visit of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy who is giving top priority for women's security in the wake of the ghastly rape and murder of Disha in Hyderabad on November 27, 2019.

Business News:

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is reviewing the retail inflation targeting framework behind monetary policy decision as well as its effectiveness and also plans to hold stakeholders consultations including with the government in June, Governor Shaktikanta Das said.

International News:

International concern about the spread of coronavirus outside China grew on Sunday with sharp rises in infections in three countries — South Korea, Italy and Iran. South Korea went on high alert after the number of infections surged over 600 with six deaths. Italy saw a rise to 132 cases and imposed curbs in parts of the country to try to stop the spread. Iran has reported 43 cases, with eight deaths.

Sports News:

Sophie Devine led from the front, smashing an unbeaten 75 for her sixth straight T20 half-century, to guide New Zealand to a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in a Group A match of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 World Cup on Saturday.