Saturday, February 1, 2020

Today's Quote and News:


"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."


National News:

The Election Commission of India on Friday filed a proposal jointly with petitioner-advocate A.K. Upadhyay in the Supreme Court for making election candidates as well as political parties fielding them, equally liable for disclosing their criminal antecedents.

AP News:

Continuing the commitment to fill all the vacancies in various government departments, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the officials to strictly follow the recruitment calendar.

Business News:

The Economic Survey on Friday said that India currently ranks third globally in the number of new firms created with about 1.24 lakh new entities coming up in 2018. However, India has lower rates of formal entrepreneurship on a per-capita basis compared to other countries.

International News:

Brexit is a "historic warning sign" for the European Union, French President Emmanuel Macron said hours before Britain's departure from the EU, adding that it meant "we need more Europe". "This departure is a shock. It's a historic warning sign which heard by all of Europe and make us reflect," Mr. Macron said in a short televised address.

Sports News:

India beat New Zealand in a Super Over showdown for the second consecutive match in the 4th T20I in Wellington on Friday to go 4-0 up in the bilateral series. The hosts were in the driving seat for a major part of the match but managed to lose their way in the last over of the regulation 20 overs to find themselves playing another Super Over - which they lost, again.

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