Friday, February 7, 2020

Quote and News Today:



Quote:

"Don't worry about those who talk behind your back, they're behind you for a reason."

News:

National News:

India and several African countries on Thursday pledged to deepen cooperation to combat the growing threat of terrorism and preserve maritime security by sharing information, intelligence and surveillance, in a joint deceleration adopted at the first India- Africa Defence Ministers conclave at the ongoing Defexpo. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India was geared to provide a range of military hardware to Africa.

AP News:

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy launched a website for booking seeds through Rythu Bharosa centres on Thursday. During a review meeting at the Secretariat with the officials, the Chief Minister enquired about the crop procurement centres and prices being paid to the farmers. He instructed the officials to display the list of minimum support price (MSP) for each crop at the procurement centres and also at village
secretariats.

Business News:

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided at a meeting on Thursday to keep the interest rates unchanged in the wake of a rise in inflation, but emphasised that there would be space for rate reduction.

International News:

China on Thursday said it will halve punitive tariffs on USD 75 billion U.S. imports from February 14, a month after Beijing and Washington signed a truce in their long-running trade war. The reduction will apply to levies of 5% and 10% that were imposed on more than 1,700 items in September, according to the State Council Tariff Commission.

Sports News:

Bangladesh stormed into their maiden ICC U-19 World Cup final with a comprehensive six-wicket win over New Zealand on Thursday, setting up the title clash with record four-time champions India.