Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Quote and News Today:


"Life is like a mirror. Smile at it and it smiles back at you."

National News:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stressed that peace, harmony and unity of society were the prerequisites for the country's 'vikas' (development) and the BJP MPs should take the lead in ensuring them. Mr. Modi was addressing the MPs at a parliamentary party meeting for the first time in the second part of the Budget session and after the riots in north-east Delhi last week that claimed over 40 lives.

AP News:

The state government will fill 4,000 Physical Education Teacher (PET) posts in the DSC-2020 to be held very soon. Deputy secretary to the government, Hussainaiah Oruganti, issued orders to this effect. He instructed the commissioner of school education to take necessary steps to fill the posts as per rules in force.

Business News:

Automated teller machines (ATMs), mostly in rural areas, are being recalibrated to replace the cassettes for ₹2,000 bank notes with either those for ₹500 or ₹200. This is because in such areas the demand for ₹2,000 bank note is not high while lower denomination notes are more sought after.

International News:

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday warned of a global shortage and price gouging for protective equipment to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus and asked companies and governments to increase production by 40% as the death toll from the respiratory illness mounted

Sports News:

Japan's Olympic minister on Tuesday said that the Tokyo 2020 Games could be moved from the summer until later in the year due to fears over coronavirus outbreak.