- Top Republican urges probe into Trump tax revelations(15:35)
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A top Republican lawmaker has urged a probe into the sources of a media report which revealed that President Donald Trump did not pay his income tax for 10 of the 15 years before the 2016 election.
- Democrats unveil scaled-down Covid-19 relief package(15:22)
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Democrat lawmakers from the US House of Representatives have unveiled a scaled down $2.2-trillion coronavirus relief package in an effort towards clinching a bipartisan deal before the November 3 presidential election.
- 911 outages reported across US(15:12)
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Law enforcement agencies across the US reported 911 outages, which were restored within an hour, according to a media report.
- Indian visitor accused of bribing Dubai policeman(15:06)
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) An Indian visitor to Dubai, who was caught not wearing a mask and flouting the city's Covid-19 rules, has been accused of offering a 3,000-dirham bribe to a policeman, it was reported.
- 40 UK universities report Covid-19 cases(14:45)
London, Sep 29 (IANS) At least 40 universities across the UK have reported coronavirus cases, resulting in thousands of students self-isolating as the new term begins, it was reported on Tuesday.
- Australia announces digital business plan(14:28)
Canberra, Sep 29 (IANS) The Australian government has invested almost A$800 million to enable businesses to take advantage of digital technologies to grow and create jobs as part of the country's economic recovery plan, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a statement on Tuesday.
- 21 US states report increase in Covid-19 cases(13:47)
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) At least 21 US states reported an increase in the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases, as health experts have warned against a surge in the virus spread in the upcoming fall and winter seasons.
- Prepare for 1,500 seriously ill patients by Oct 1: Netanyahu(13:35)
Tel Aviv, Sep 29 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that hospitals should be ready to treat at least 1,500 seriously ill coronavirus-infected patients by October 1, as the infection rate in the country has continued to increase unabated.
- EU mulling legal options if UK breaches Brexit treaty(13:06)
Brussels, Sep 29 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has reiterated of mulling legal options if the UK breaches the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement with the controversial Internal Market Bill, which will override some parts of the deal, it was reported.
- 3 killed in Northern California wildfire(12:54)
San Francisco, Sep 29 (IANS) At least three people were killed, while thousands others were evacuated from their homes due to a massive wildfire in Northern California, according to media reports.
- Britons lose confidence in UK's position: Poll(12:26)
London, Sep 29 (IANS) A new poll analysing the UK's future relationship with the European Union (EU) has found that just 49 per cent of Britons believe that country is a force for good in the world, down 10 points since April 2019.
- New ban on residential evictions issued in Oregon(12:08)
Portland, Sep 29 (IANS) Oregon Governor Kate Brown has issued a new ban on residential evictions from September 30 through December 31 amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the devastation caused by historic wildfires in the US state, it was reported.
- Int' students could soon fly to Aus under pilot programme(11:42)
Darwin, Sep 29 (IANS) The government in Australia's Northern Territory (NT) has announced that it was working on a pilot programme to fly in at least 70 international students to its capital city of Darwin from Singapore next month, the media reported on Tuesday.
- No new Covid-19 cases reported in SL(10:19)
Colombo, Sep 29 (IANS) No new coronavirus case was reported in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, with the overall tally remaining at 3,360, it was reported.