Saturday, March 7, 2020

Quote and News Today:


"A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society."


National News:

K. Anbazhagan, DMK's general secretary for 43 years, four-time Minister and a close friend of former Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, died in the wee hours of March 7. He was 97 and is survived by two daughters and a son born through his first wife. He had served as MLA for nine terms and as Lok Sabha MP for one term.

AP News:

IMR Metallurgical Resources AG, the Swiss commodity trading group, has evinced interest in making an investment of more than ₹12,000 crore and set up a steel plant with a production capacity of 10 million tonnes (MT) in YSR Kadapa district.

Business News:

The Enforcement Directorate on Friday raided the Mumbai residence of Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor in connection with a money laundering probe against him, officials said. They said the raid is being carried out at his Samudra Mahal residence in the western metropolis.

International News:

Governments using lockdowns and quarantines to fight the deadly new coronavirus (COVID-19) must ensure people's rights are respected and avoid unintended consequences, the UN rights chief said on Friday.

Sports News:

Australia and India will lock horns in the finals of the Women's T20 World Cup tomorrow ( March 8 ) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).