Tag: London

Videos showing 'how to hack Facebook' running on YouTube

London: Even as Facebook struggles to deal with a fresh data breach that affected nearly 50 million of its users, Google’s video streaming platform YouTube continues to host tutorials that claim to provide people ways to hijacking Facebook accounts, the media reported. Hours after Facebook revealed the breach on Friday, some YouTube videos, which were […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Environment may affect intelligence genes in humans

London: Environmentally-induced epigenetic changes, such as stress and adverse life experiences, to our genetic material — known as deoxyribonucelic acid (DNA) — may have a greater impact on our intelligence, a new study has found. According to the researchers, from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, modifications in the structure of a specific gene have a negative […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Luka Modric named best male player at FIFA awards

London: Croatian footballer Luka Modric was named the world’s best male player at the Best Fifa Football Awards here. The Real Madrid midfielder, 33, beat former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, now with Juventus, and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah to the award, BBC reported on Monday. Modric won his third Champions League title in a row in May […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Tobacco display bans effective in reducing smoking in children

London: Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17 per cent, claimed a new research. The findings, based on the analysis of the impact of the 2015 tobacco display ban in England, revealed that the percentage of children who smoked regularly fell to 40 per […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Hate crime: Indian-origin family targeted in UK arson attack

London: An Indian-origin family was forced to flee their home in the UK after it was targeted in an arson attack which the police on Wednesday treated as a “hate crime”. Mayour Karlekar, 43, said his wife and two kids suffered a “near death experience” when they woke up to a fire roaring outside the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Squats, push ups can help your kids to stay fit

London: Cycling or evening park time is absolutely fine to see your children stay fit but encouraging them to do strength-based exercises such as squats, push ups and lunges can help them shed weight faster, reveals a most extensive review of resistance training’s impact on young people. Such resistance training, which allows muscles to contract […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Asthma may up obesity risk: Study

London: While obesity is already known as a risk factor for developing asthma, a new research led by one of an Indian-origin, has showed that people with the airway disease are also more likely to become obese. The study indicates that those who develop asthma as adults and those who have non-allergic asthma are at […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Neutralising antibodies offers hope for HIV vaccine

London: Researchers are in the process of discovering the factors responsible for the production of antibodies that do not just fight one virus strain, but neutralises almost all known virus strains. This kind of neutralising antibodies are produced by a small number of people who are infected with HIV-1. Previously, the team led by the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Coffee may prolong lifespan for people with kidney disease

London: Drinking coffee may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease, suggests a study. Comparing with people that consumed less caffeine, patients that consumed higher levels of caffeine presented a nearly 25% reduction in the risk of death over a median follow-up of 60 months. The possible protective effect of […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
England beat India by 118 runs, win five-match Test series 4-1

London: Opener Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant’s heroics went in vain as England defeated India by 118 runs in the fifth and final Test to clinch the series 4-1 at the Oval here on Tuesday. With India chasing a massive 463-run target, the last day of the series saw a bit of drama as centuries […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Nawaz's wife dies in London

London: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former and now jailed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, passed away in a hospital here on Tuesday after months of battle with cancer, the family said. She is survived by her husband and four children, Hassan, Hussain, Maryam and Asma. Kulsoom was placed on life support earlier in the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India reeling at 58/3 as England inch towards win

London: A batting collapse saw India reeling at 58/3 at stumps after England set them a victory target of 464 courtesy superlative centuries from Alastair Cook and Joe Root, on day 4 of the fifth and final Test here on Monday. K.L. Rahul was batting on 46 while Ajinkya Rahane was on 10 after James […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
England take healthy lead against India despite Jadeja heroics

London : Playing in his final test , Alastair Cook looked solid and helped England take the upper hand in the fifth and final rubber against India despite Ravindra Jadeja’s batting heroics, at the end of day 3 here on Sunday. At close of play, Cook was unbeaten on 46 runs in his last international […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Fifth Test: India's top order fail yet again as they stutter at 174/6 on day 2

London: India’s batting woes continued as they were left reeling at 174/6 in reply to England’s 332 in the first innings, at stumps on Day 2 of the fifth and final test match here on Saturday. India still trail England by 158 runs with four wickets in hand and three days of play remaining. At […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Cook fails to get hundred in final Test as India reduce England to 198/7 on Day 1

London: Alastair Cook missed a century as England threw away a decent start to huff and puff their way to 198/7 and Indian bowlers came up with a captivating Day 1 performance in the fifth Test here on Friday. Former England skipper Cook, who called time on his illustrious career before the final rubber, top-scored […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021