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NHS BAME staff: ‘Traumatised, stressed and burnt out’

by LAUREN CODLING ASIAN healthcare staff have revealed the stress and exhaustion they have suffered during the pandemic, as data revealed the BAME workforce is...

‘Pandemic has exposed and exacerbated the neglect of older people in India’

By Imtiaz Ahmed, Mission Head – Agecare, HelpAge India I FEEL an overwhelming sense of dread at the moment. The number of Covid-19 cases in...

India passes Brazil for world’s second most virus cases

INDIA overtook Brazil on Monday (7) as the country with the second-highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases, even as key metro train lines re-opened...

UK announces five more repatriation flights from Ahmedabad, Amritsar

THE UK government has announced five more flights to bring home British travellers stranded in India due to the coronavirus lockdown, with four flights...

NHS appeals for urgent plasma donations from South Asian Covid-19 survivors

THE NHS has urged Covid-19 survivors of South Asian heritage to donate their plasma to help save lives in the fight against the deadly...

Pandemic-hit Kerala resort turns swimming pool into fish farm

A LUXURY resort in southern India has turned its swimming pool into a fish farm to stop the business sinking amid the economic crisis caused by...

Fraudster tries to ‘sell’ India’s Statue of Unity as cyber crimes surge in the...

POLICE in India lodged a case this week against an online fraudster who tried selling the world's largest statue for $4 billion, claiming the proceeds would...

India’s apex bank unleashes ‘bazooka’ to ease economic stress

The Reserve Bank of India on Friday (26) allowed banks to withhold EMI paymentsfor three months, slashed interest rates and infused a massive Rs...

Indian state introduces ‘corona tax’ on alcohol to control crowds

Officials in India’s capital imposed a special tax of 70 per cent on retail liquor purchases from Tuesday (5), to deter large gatherings at...

Bobby Singh urges Midlands-based property owners to offer ‘free home’ to NHS staff

Loveyourpostcode.com founder Bobby Singh has said that his company will offer around 50 properties for free to NHS workers throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Property providers...