Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Quote and News Today:


"But without the dark, we'd never see the stars."


National News:

Senior scientists and health officials have said that India currently is showing no evidence of any community transmission and that enough tests were being done to pick up any early indication of third stage transmission.

AP News:

The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday filed a plea in the Supreme Court challenging the State Election Commission order postponing elections to rural and urban local bodies for six weeks while a private petition was also filed in the High Court on the same issue, official sources said.

Business News:

Amid a carnage in the financial markets, the Reserve Bank of India on Monday said it was ready to take any policy measure to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.

International News:

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday ordered stringent restrictions on people's movement that would last at least two weeks to slow the spread of the coronavirus and said the army would be drafted in to help move the sick to hospitals.

Sports News:

Doubts are growing in Japan about the Tokyo Olympics, with growing opposition to holding them as scheduled and some urging officials not to risk lives by pressing ahead during the coronavirus emergency.