'PHYSICAL INACTIVITY IN ASIANS COULD LEAD TO CORONAVIRUS DEATHS’

A study by Surrey and Southampton Universities has recently revealed that people who are overweight or obese and have darker skin tones could be at greater risk of catching Covid-19. The findings may help to explain disproportionate levels of infection among the black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) community. It has also been found that vitamin D levels are crucial to determine the effect of coronavirus within the community.

'PHYSICAL INACTIVITY IN ASIANS COULD LEAD TO CORONAVIRUS DEATHS’

A study by Surrey and Southampton Universities has recently revealed that people who are overweight or obese and have darker skin tones could be at greater risk of catching Covid-19. The findings may help to explain disproportionate levels of...

Fundraiser veteran who wishes to visit India awarded knighthood

Captain Tom Moore, the 100-year-old veteran who served in India, and has raised a record over 32 billion pounds for charity during the coronavirus crisis to help the National Health Service (NHS), will be knighted by the Queen Elizabeth II

Indian-American venture capitalist hosts virtual fundraiser for Biden

A leading Indian-American global venture capitalist has hosted a virtual fundraiser for Joe Biden, who is the presumptive presidential nominee of the opposition Democratic Party

India is an important partner in Afghan development: top US official

Asserting that India has a critical role to play in the Afghan peace and development, a senior diplomat said that the US believed that a 'healthy' Afghanistan is going to need to have a 'healthy relationship' with New Delhi

India, China fortifying troops along disputed borders

India's relations with China and Nepal deteriorated recently following the aggressive stand taken by the both the countries on the disputed borders

International flights could start by middle of June: Aviation Minister

There is no need to quarantine air passengers who show "green" status on the Aarogya Setu app, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday during an online discussion with the public to clarify norms governing resumption of domestic...

Govt asks banks to give loans to small businesses at lower rates

The government is pushing public sector banks to provide additional working capital to small businesses at 7.5% interest under the loan guarantee scheme that proposes to provide up to £30 billion, while also asking them to ensure that senior...

RBI sees GDP shrinking, cuts repo rate, extends moratorium

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has accepted that GDP growth will slip into negative territory this year, blaming it on the collapse in demand due to a slide in private consumption following the Covid-19 lockdown

India's hockey icon Balbir Singh Sr is no more

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr, a three-time gold medallist at the Olympics, died at the age of 95 in a Mohali hospital

Ravi Shastri wants first priority for IPL, bilateral series

As cricket stumbles its way out of the Covid-19 pandemic, the calendar will look increasingly cramped, with countries scrambling around to find gaps for previously postponed events

Leading Lights with Rani Singh

Indian-origin lady helms important UK Screen Body

  • 19 Aug 2019

Seetha Kumar is the CEO of ScreenSkills, based in central London but operating UK-wide.

Monty's Spin with Monty Panesar

Monty's Spin

  • 25 Mar 2020

The Covid-19 virus has taken the world by storm. It has stopped all sporting events and the risks should be taken seriously. We should be at home for at least 3 weeks and we should take the government advise very seriously.

Priyanka Chopra's 'Expectation vs Reality' post is a mood

Actress Priyanka Chopra has been in self-isolation with her husband Nick Jonas in their Los Angeles home for over two months now

My colour and complexion was their problem: Aishwarya Rajesh

Actress Aishwarya Rajesh was last seen in the 2020 film “World Famous Lover”, starring alongside Vijay Deverakonda

Stream Cream

Bytes to bingeGenre: Comedy DramaWritten by: Timothy GreenbergDuration: 26 minWhere to watch: Netflix

I spy "The spy”!

Yes. that’s right we see the comedian in a 360 U-turn role like we have never seen him before and I am pleasantly surprised!

An inspirational true story of a high school football star

Genre: Biographical DramaDuration: 99 minutesBrian Banks is a teenager with dreams of playing for the NFL, until one  day when he is accused of rape and is advised to plead guilty by his lawyer and this will change his path of life.

K3G: When in doubt classics is the way out

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham or K3G has an all-star ensemble cast consisting of the prestigious Raichand family. Rahul the elder son was sent away from the family for marrying a girl his father didn’t approve of. Rohan has now grown up and goes in...

Kavin Wadhar: KidCoachApp

KidCoachApp is a friendly educational app that offers 5-minute conversation starters to pivotally develop your child’s “talking, thinking and feeling skills,” as Kavin Wadhar, the founder, father of two and former UK division director in education...

Kavi Shah: Candid Stories

Kavi has a simple yet refreshingly honest style.

Hiking up the Yosemite National Park

The UK is in lockdown and we have no idea when the world is going to be back on its feet leave aside the travel industry. But you have this urge to get away from the four walls of your room – what should you do?

What’s hot on the shelves?

Good oral hygiene is essential especially when you have a sweet tooth and cannot forego your daily consumption of sugary drinks and sticky toffee. Combatting cavities and taking good care of gums means flossing, and brushing your teeth twice...



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