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24-Sep-2020 London

YouTube expands fact-check on video searches to Europe

Google-owned YouTube on Thursday said it would expand its fact-checking feature to Europe in a bid to fight misinformation related to polls and the pandemic.According to a CNBC report, the fact-checking feature, already launched in the US, Brazil and India, will...

18-Sep-2020 London

Stroke scans can reveal Covid-19 infection: Study

Researchers have found that Covid-19 may be diagnosed on the same emergency scans intended to diagnose stroke.The findings published in the American Journal of Neuroradiology, have important implications in the management of patients presenting with suspected stroke...

17-Sep-2020 London

Smoking linked to bleeding in the brain: Study

Smoking most likely has a significant share in all cases of subarachnoid haemorrhage, the most fatal type of cerebrovascular disturbances in the brain, warn researchers.The study, published in the journal Stroke, reaffirmed a link between smoking and subarachnoid...

07-Sep-2020 London

People with thyroid problems at greater risk of anxiety

People with autoimmune inflammation of their thyroid may be at a higher risk of developing anxiety, says a new study.Anxiety can have a severe impact on people's quality of life and ability to work and socialise, and anti-anxiety medication does not always...

06-Sep-2020 London

Post Pandemic Economic Recovery and development in Punjab

Honourable CM, Maharaja Captain Amrinder Singh has shown remarkable leadership in COVID 19 control, established committee of experts for easing of lockdown and post pandemic economic recovery.Sports, Youth and NRI Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi ji has taken great...

05-Sep-2020 London

Arthritis drug may improve early stages of heart disease

Drugs used to treat initial signs of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can also improve the early stages of heart disease, according to a new study.Having rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is known to at least double the chances of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD)...

04-Sep-2020 London

Russian vaccine found safe in early human trials: Lancet

A Russian Covid-19 vaccine has shown no serious side effects and elicited an immune response in early human trials, said a study published in The Lancet on Friday.Russia last month registered the "Sputnik V", becoming the first country to approve a Covid-19...

04-Sep-2020 London

Don't want to see Messi in Premier League : Andy Robertson

Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson has said he is not keen on seeing Lionel Messi arrive in the Premier League.Messi told FC Barcelona last week he wanted to leave and the two parties are in dispute over the terms of his contract.A meeting held between Jorge Messi...

02-Sep-2020 London/New York

Cheap steroids can save critically ill Covid patients: WHO analysis

In a significant discovery, data pooled from 121 hospitals in eight countries by clinicians and scientists have found that inexpensive, widely available steroids improve the odds that very sick Covid-19 patients will survive the illness.The analysis was...

31-Aug-2020 London

'BMI more powerful risk factor for diabetes than genetics'

Body mass index (BMI) is a more powerful risk factor for diabetes than genetics, said researchers, adding that losing weight could prevent or even reverse diabetes.Obesity is the main modifiable cause of type 2 diabetes, while genetic make-up may also identify...

29-Aug-2020 London

High BP can be treated without ruining sex life: Research

People who have normal or near-normal blood pressure (pre-hypertension) can ruin their sex life by taking BP medicines as the drugs can hamper penile blood flow and trigger erectile dysfunction, warn researchers.For men with untreated hypertension, older BP...

27-Aug-2020 London

Depressed teens at heart attack risk in midlife: Study

In a warning for parents, researchers say that depression or anxiety in the teenage years is linked to a 20 per cent greater likelihood of having a heart attack in mid-life."Parents need to be vigilant and look for signs of stress, depression or anxiety...

27-Aug-2020 London

Vitamin C can be key to better muscles in later life : Study

People above 50, kindly take note. Researchers have found that older people who eat plenty of Vitamin C -- commonly found in citrus fruits, berries and vegetables -- have the best skeletal muscle mass.This is important because people tend to lose skeletal muscle...

26-Aug-2020 London

UK funds another coronavirus vaccine programme

The University of Cambridge announced on Wednesday that a newly developed SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate has received funding from the British government and could start clinical trials in late autumn or early next year.The programme is a collaboration between...

24-Aug-2020 London

BP medication may improve Covid-19 survival rates: Study

In a fight against the novel coronavirus, researchers have found that medication for high blood pressure could improve Covid-19 survival rates and reduce the severity of the infection.For the study, published in the journal Current Atherosclerosis Reports,...

21-Aug-2020 London

WHO starts discussions on Russia Covid-19 vaccine


The World Health Organisation (WHO) has started talks with Russia with the aim of garnering more information on a Covid-19 vaccine that the country last week approved even before starting the crucial phase-3 trial, the media reported.The development comes...

20-Aug-2020 London

Lara Dutta : Feels amazing to be back on set for 'BellBottom'

Actress Lara Dutta Bhupathi is happy to be back on a film set for a big Bollywood film after months of lockdown.Lara is currently in the UK with the unit of "BellBottom", starring  Akshay Kumar and Vaani Kapoor and Huma Qureshi."And it begins!!! I'm claiming...

07-Aug-2020 London

BCG vaccine is safe, does not increase Covid risk: Study

The Bacille Calmette-Guerin or BCG vaccine, originally made against tuberculosis, has a general stimulating effect on the immune system and is therefore effective against  Covid-19, say researchers.The study, published in the journal Cell Reports Medicine,...

03-Aug-2020 London

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome at heart disease risk

Women in their 30s and 40s with a common condition affecting how the ovaries work are more likely to get heart disease."Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) isn't a life sentence - there are many ways to stay heart healthy. Small changes add up, like eating more...

27-Jul-2020 London

Mentally I'm planning for US Open to go ahead : Andy Murray

Britains Andy Murray will be apprehensive about travelling to New York for the US Open amid the COVID-19 pandemic but the former world number is mentally prepared for the Grand Slam. The US Open is due to start on August 31 behind closed doors at the Flushing...

26-Jul-2020 London

Vegan diets may lower BP even with limited meat, dairy

This is for the one who finds it difficult to stick to a strict vegetarian diet, read on. Researchers have revealed that consuming a plant-based diet can lower blood pressure even if small amounts of meat and dairy are consumed too.The team argued that any...

20-Jul-2020 London

Covid-19: Synairgen announces positive results from clinical trial

UK-based Synairgen on Monday announced positive results from a clinical trial of SNG001, which helped reduce the risk of developing severe diseases in hospitalised Covid-19  patients.The treatment from Southampton-based Synairgen uses a protein called interferon...

18-Jul-2020 London

'Joker' is UK's most complained about film in 2019

Joaquin Phoenixs Oscar-winning starrer "Joker" is the most complained about film of 2019 in the United Kingdom.This was revealed by British Board of Film Classification (BBFC). The BBFC report states that the DC origin movie received 20 complaints relating to...

15-Jul-2020 London

Childhood abuse can elevate heart disease risk in women : Study

Women are more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, warn researchers.The findings, published in the journal Heart, also revealed that adults who experienced various...

15-Jul-2020 London

My consistency and accuracy is dangerous: Dom Bess

England spinner Dom Bess has said that he feels he has now reached a place where he has "dangerous" consistency and accuracy.Bess has taken 13 wickets in the five Tests he has played so far, including two in the first Test against the West Indies at the Ageas...

14-Jul-2020 London

11 more deaths take UK COVID-19 death toll to 44,830

Another 11 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Sunday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,830, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.The figures include deaths in all settings, including...

29-Jun-2020 London

London Named One Of The World’s Leading Startup Ecosystems

London has one of the world’s most favourable ecosystems to build a globally successful startup according to latest data from Startup Genome’s The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2020. The UK capital improved on its joint third place in 2019, to tie in second...

17-Oct-2019 London

Vidya Balan bags ‘Youth Icon’ award at Imperial College in London!

Vidya Balan, who is currently stationed in London shooting for her highly-anticipated movie Shakuntala Devi – Human Computer, was recently invited by Imperial College to address the students who idolises the powerhouse performer for her exemplary body of work...

12-Oct-2019 London

Oxford University invites Sanya Malhotra, actress wows the students

Sanya Malhotra recently wrapped the London schedule of highly-anticipated movie, 'Shakuntala Devi - Human Computer'. During the shoot, the actress was invited by the highly prestigious Oxford University for an interactive session with the students.Sanya who...

29-Jul-2019 London

We fancy our chances at World Test Championship : Virat Kohli

Insisting that India have performed well in the recent years in Test cricket, skipper Virat Kohli believes his boys will fancy their chances of winning the inaugural ICC World Test Championship.The ICC on Monday officially launched WTC which begins with the first...

25-Jul-2019 London

England recover, take 181-run lead against Ireland

Nighwatchman Jack Leach scored a career-best 92 while Jason Roy notched up his maiden Test half century as England recovered from a poor start to erase a 122-run deficit and take a 181-run lead with one wicket in hand at stumps on a rain-affected day 2 of the only...

20-Jul-2019 London

Not fair to win the World Cup like that : Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice -- first in regular play and then in the Super Over -- and Morgan's...

19-Jul-2019 London

Will miss Indian players in Euro T20 Slam : Rashid Khan

Afghanistan captain and star leg-spinner Rashid Khan on Friday said he would miss Indian players in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam, adding that he hopes some of them would be there to take part in the meet.The player auction of the Euro T20 Slam which will take place...

18-Jul-2019 London

Jason Roy receives maiden Test call-up

 Swashbuckling opener Jason Roy has been named, for the first time, in England's 13-member Test squad for the match against Ireland which will be played at Lord's from July 24.Roy played a star role in England's World Cup victory, hitting 443 runs in seven innings...

16-Jul-2019 London

No one lost final, there was a crowned winner : Kane Williamson

Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that "no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner".On Sunday, Black Caps missed an opportunity to win their first...

14-Jul-2019 London

Eoin Morgan calls World Cup win an incredible journey

The joy in skipper Eoin Morgan's voice was understandable when he sat down to speak to the media after the nerve wrecking win over New Zealand in the final of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's on Sunday.Asked what the victory meant to the players, he said: "To...

14-Jul-2019 London

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer over the moon with World Cup win

England's men of the moment Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer could hardly speak but in between their emotions, both said it is the proudest day of their lives as the hosts won their maiden World Cup, beating New Zealand in a one-over eliminator here on Sunday."I'm...

13-Jul-2019 London

Simona Halep crushes Serena Williams to win maiden Wimbledon title

Seventh seed Simona Halep crushed eight-time winner Serena Williams in straight sets to win her maiden Wimbledon title here on Saturday.The 27-year-old Romanian took only 56 minutes to upset the 37-year-old Williams 6-2, 6-2, thus winning her second Grand Slam...

13-Jul-2019 London

Kiwis looking to keep calm ahead of mega final

The euphoria around the final of the World Cup cannot be missed, but for New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson, it is about keeping the basics right and playing the match against England at Lords on Sunday as just another game in the tournament."Yes, any game...

13-Jul-2019 London

Eoin Morgan feels aggression is England's USP

There might have been only two knockout games as per the format of the 2019 World Cup, but when it comes to England, they also had to win their last two group games against India and New Zealand to make it to the semifinals and skipper Eoin Morgan feels that...

11-Jul-2019 London

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal set up blockbuster Wimbledon semifinal

Swiss legend Roger Federer rallied from a set down to defeat Kei Nishikori 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 and set up a showdown in the Wimbledon semifinals against arch-rival Rafael Nadal, a contest that will be their first at the Cathedral of Tennis since the epic 2008...

07-Jul-2019 London

Virat Kohli remains on top but Rohit bridges gap in ODI rankings

India captain Virat Kohli retained the top position among batsmen after scoring five half-centuries in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup but opener Rohit Sharma bridged the gap in the latest update to the ODI Player Rankings after a stupendous run in the league...

07-Jul-2019 London

Rafael Nadal, Rafael Nadal cruise into fourth round at Wimbledon

Eight-time champion Roger Federer of Switzerland and two-time champion Rafael Nadal of Spain have fended off their respective opponents here at the All England Club.The 37-year-old Swiss on Saturday ousted Lucas Pouille of France 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (4) to claim his...

06-Jul-2019 London

Shoaib Malik announces retirement from ODI cricket

Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has announced his retirement from ODI cricket after the team's final match in the 2019 World Cup."Today I retire from One Day International (ODI) cricket. Huge Thank you to all the players I have played with, coaches I have...

05-Jul-2019 London

Afridi six-for helps Pakistan end on a high

Shaheen Shah Afridi snared six wickets and returned with best ever figures (6/35) by a Pakistan bowler in a World Cup, but his team failed to better their net run-rate in their final group game against Bangladesh which they won by 94 runs at the Lord's on Friday,...

05-Jul-2019 London

Big score against SL can help Rohit break 3 WC records

India's vice-captain Rohit Sharma has justified his tag as one of the best limited overs batsmen thus far at the ongoing World Cup.The 32-year-old has scored four centuries in seven innings, and his current tally of 544 runs makes him the highest run-getter...

04-Jul-2019 London

Roger Federer advances to Wimbledon 3rd round

Roger Federer routed Jay Clarke in a straight-set win on Thursday to reach the Wimbledon third round.The world number two, who lost a set in his first-round encounter, regained his form to edge his 20-year-old British opponent with a 6-1, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 win,...

04-Jul-2019 London

Pakistan face impossible task against Bangladesh

Pakistan will have an improbable task of making it to the semifinals of the ongoing World Cup when they take on Bangladesh in the final group stage game at the Lord's on Friday.After England thrashed New Zealand by 119 runs on Wednesday, the equation for Pakistan...

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