Turkey says additional coronavirus measures will take effect from Nov. 20

FILE PHOTO: Man wearing a protective mask stands in front of a fish and bread restaurant, amid the spread of COVID-19 in Istanbul, Turkey November 7, 2020. REUTERS/Murad SezerISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey said on Wednesday new coronavirus measures limiting the working hours of restaurants and cafes and introducing a partial lockdown on weekends will take…Continue Reading

US announces nearly $204m in additional humanitarian assistance for Iraq

JERUSALEM: Israeli warplanes bombed the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip overnight after Palestinians fired a rocket into southern Israel, the army said. The latest exchange came as Israel warned Hamas it was risking “war” by failing to stop fire balloons being launched across the border. Egyptian security officials shuttled between the two sides in a bid to end…Continue Reading

Additional IndyCar double-headers in 2021 could include Iowa

Although it was the Covid-19 pandemic that forced IndyCar to create more double-headers to replace canceled events – including, ironically, the series’ usual twin-race weekend at Belle Isle, Detroit – series owner Roger Penske has expressed some enthusiasm toward certain events becoming double-headers in 2021. IndyCar turned last weekend’s REV Group Grand Prix at Road…Continue Reading

Applications for New Commodities Accepted Beginning July 13 Washington, D.C., July 9, 2020 – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced an initial list of additional commodities that have been added to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), and that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) made other adjustments to the program based on comments…Continue Reading

Additional $600 in unemployment benefits may last longer than planned

The stimulus package President Trump signed in March entitles individuals to an additional $600 in weekly unemployment benefits. Barring any new legislation, the $600 weekly increase is poised to expire on July 31. Some lawmakers are hoping to extend the deadline indefinitely. A proposed piece of legislation would keep the weekly increase in place until…Continue Reading

Govt approves additional Rs 1,691 cr for highway works in J&K, Uttarakhand

A total of Rs 340 crore ceiling has been approved for Uttarakhand for national highways, according to the communication dated June 24 TopicsHighway projects | Jammu and Kashmir | Uttarakhand The government has approved an additional Rs 1,691 crore for highway works by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand for 2020-21. Of this, Rs…Continue Reading