Saturday, February 22, 2020

Today's Quote and News:


"College is a place where some pursue learning and others learn pursuing."


National News:

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday performed the stone-laying ceremony for the proposed 'Thal Sena Bhawan' of the Army in Delhi cantonment, which will bring together various pockets of the Army headquarters spread across Delhi under one roof.

AP News:

Several lakhs of devotees visited Sri Trikoteswara Swamy temple at Kotappakonda in Guntur district on Friday on the occasion of auspicious Maha Sivaratri. They performed Abhishekams and Bilwarcha seeking the blessings of Sri Trikoteswara Swamy to fulfill their wishes. Serpentine queues were seen at the temple.

Business News:

Gold rose 1% on Friday to its highest in seven years as the spread of the coronavirus intensified concerns about its impact on economic activity and global growth, increasing the metal's safe-haven appeal.

International News:

Pakistan has been retained on the "grey list" of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for another four months, with a stern warning from the global watchdog that met in Paris (February 19-21) to complete the 27-point action plan it has been given by June 2020 or face being put on the "black list".

Sports News:

India's left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Friday took to Twitter to announce his retirement from all formats of the game. Ojha last played an international game in 2013 which was also the retirement match for Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar at the Wankhede Stadium.