Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Today's Quote and News:



Quote:

"The love of a family is life's greatest blessing."

News:

National News:

The Kerala government on Monday declared novel coronavirus epidemic as a 'state calamity' with a third student testing positive for the infection in the state.

AP News:

The youth should give priority to sports and games along with education and they should take victory or defeat with sportive spirit, said the education minister Dr Audimulapu Suresh. He inaugurated the three-day 24th State Level Inter-Polytechnic Sports and Games Meet at PACE Institute of Technology and Sciences in Ongole on Monday.

Business News:

Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian has strongly defended the substantive relief given to the corporate sector in this year's budget arguing that it is necessary for kick-starting the virtuous cycle of private investment.

International News:

The number of confirmed deaths from China's coronavirus outbreak spiked to 425, after authorities in Hubei province reported 64 new fatalities on February 4. In its daily update, figures from the health commission in Hubei, which has been hit hardest by the virus, also showed a sharp increase in confirmed infections.

Sports News:

India's colts will face another stern challenge when they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-final of the ICC U-19 World Cup on Tuesday. The Priyam Garg-led side are still unbeaten in this competition, and they will enter the contest on the back of a resounding victory against Australia.