Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Today's Quote and News:


"Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door."


National News:

As much as 67% of donations to national parties in 2018-19 came from "unknown sources," an increase from 53% in the previous financial year, said a report released by the Association for Democratic Reforms on Monday.

AP News:

The ruling YRSCP in Andhra Pradesh on Monday nominated Parimal Nathwani, Senior Group President, Reliance India Ltd, as one of its candidates to the Rajya Sabha. Nathwani, who is currently an Independent RS MP from Jharkhand, hails from Gujarat.

Business News:

Trading on Wall Street was temporarily halted early on Monday as U.S. stocks joined a global rout on crashing oil prices and mounting worries over the coronavirus (COVID-19). The suspension was triggered after the S&P 500's losses hit 7%, with trading resuming after 15 minutes.

International News:

Twenty-seven people have died from methanol poisoning in Iran after rumours that drinking alcohol can help cure the novel coronavirus infection, state news agency IRNA reported on Monday.

Sports News:

World champion shuttler P. V. Sindhu was voted as the BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year here on Sunday. She gained more popular votes than boxer Mary Kom, para-shuttler Manasi Joshi, sprinter Dutee Chand and wrestler Vinesh Phogat.