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Pandas Datetime: Create the todays date

Pandas Datetime: Exercise-1 with Solution

Write a Pandas program to create the todays date.

Sample Solution :

Python Code :

import pandas as pd
from datetime import date
now = pd.to_datetime(str(date.today()), format='%Y-%m-%d')
print("Today's date:")
print(now)

Sample Output:

Today's date:
2019-07-08 00:00:00

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