Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Quote and News Today:


"If you can't change your fate, change your attitude."


National News:

The government on Tuesday banned all India-bound airlines from boarding any passengers from China and cancelled all existing Indian visas, in view of the rapid spread of novel coronavirus outbreak which originated in Wuhan.

AP News:

The Central government has categorically stated that it was the prerogative of the state to decide its capital. "It is for each state to decide its capital within its territory," the minister of state for home affairs Nityananda Rai in a written reply during question hour on Tuesday.

Business News:

Urging the industry to be equal partners in pushing the growth engine of the country, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Tuesday said only government spending cannot push India's growth story and the industry needs to come out of its self-doubt and hesitation mode.

International News:

The number of people killed in China by the coronavirus outbreak jumped on February 5 to 490, after hardest-hit Hubei province reported 65 more people had died — the biggest single-day tally since the first fatalities emerged last month. More than 20 countries have confirmed cases of the virus, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare a global health emergency, several governments to institute travel restrictions, and airlines to suspend flights to and from China.

Sports News:

Skipper Rani Rampal struck the solitary goal as the Indian women's hockey team recorded a 1-0 win over Great Britain in its fourth match of the ongoing tour in the UK on Tuesday. Rani scored the goal in the 47th minute to give Indian the lead and eventually seal the match.