U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was doing “really good” following his coronavirus diagnosis a week ago and that he might try to do a rally on Saturday night, probably in Florida, after his physician said it was safe for him to return to public engagements then.
The British economy grew by far less than anticipated during August, raising concerns that the recovery from the coronavirus recession was already stuttering even before the reimposition of an array of lockdown restrictions.
While the Centre had assured to compensate states in case GST collections did not grow 14% annually, the compensation requirement has shot up to an estimated Rs 3 lakh crore this year due to Covid-19. With a projected deficit of Rs 2.3 lakh crore, the Centre has come up with two options, involving market borrowings, to bridge the gap with repayment funded through the compensation cess.
Firefighters notched a victory in their battle to beat back a massive blaze raging outside Los Angeles, more than doubling containment in the past 24 hours, the U.S. Forest Service said on Wednesday.