65-year-old Georgia man plans to run 12 marathons in 2020

In fewer than two decades, Patterson says, he’s completed 83 marathons in all 50 states. He estimates the total distance he’s run during road races exceeds 10,000 miles (16,093 kilometers).

Coronavirus: 16-year-old India cricketer Richa Ghosh donates Rs 1 lakh for fight against COVID-19

“When everybody is fighting COVID-19 and the chief minister has appealed for a united battle against it, I thought of contributing a bit as a responsible citizen of the country,” Richa, who played two matches in the T20 World Cup including the final, said.

Prince Charles says ‘thank you’ for the get well soon messages after catching coronavirus: 71-year-old future king is ‘enormously touched by kind words’ as he gets back to work at his desk in self-isolation

Two days later on March 11 he also met with a string of celebrities at the Prince’s Trust Awards 2020 in London, attended by Ant and Dec, Philip Schofield, Fearne Cotton, Pierce Brosnan, Richard E Grant, Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood, X Factor star Fleur East, Dina Asher-Smith and Craig David.  

Coronavirus update: 60-year-old Covid-19 positive Odisha man had visited Delhi, Haryana

Odisha government’s chief spokesperson, Subroto Bagchi, said the bank official, who is due to retire on March 31, flew to Delhi from Bhubaneswar with his family on March 7 and thereafter went to Rewari. On March 10, they took a flight back to Bhubaneswar, added Bagchi, who has been warning against the danger of community […]

Kerala flood: 9-yr-old donates piggy bank savings for cycle; Pankaj M Munjal gifts her bike, promises one every year

Earlier, the Hero Cycles boss had tweeted, “Anupriya, parnam to you. You are a noble soul and wish you spread the good around. Hero is too pleased to give you one bike every year of your life. Pl share your contact on my account. Love you and best wishes. Prayers for Kerala.” Anupriya, parnam to […]

16-yr-old India cricketer Richa Ghosh donates Rs 1 lakh in fight against Covid-19

As many as 66 match observers contributed Rs 2,000 each with one of them contributing Rs 18,000 on behalf of ex observers totalling to an amount of Rs 1,50,000 towards West Bengal State Emergency Fund. The amount would be transferred initially by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and deducted from the dues of these […]

Personal Insolvency in UK Reaches Highest Level in Four Years, One in 382 Adults Bankrupt

“Life is unpredictable, as is the economy currently, meaning that bankruptcy could truly happen to anyone. As Brexit Day edges ever closer, statistics such as these could well continue to rise, exacerbated by potential recession on the horizon and the pound weakening by the day. It’s all looking a bit doom and gloom, so we […]

10 Things That Delighted Us Last Week: From Nail Oils to Starter Sewing Machines

“In the very best of times, going to the grocery store can be a bit chaotic — a word that now doesn’t begin to describe the experience,” contributor Alison Freer writes in her ode to the Hulken, a bag with seemingly endless appeal. “Its set of four powerful little stainless-steel wheels, which swivel 360 degrees, […]

Coronavirus victim, 73, left without food in self-isolation for 10 days dies after crash with nurse on way to get help

“It didn’t look like he would make it through the night but the last time I rang he was sitting up in bed having a cup of tea.”

‘Jimmy Savile abused boy aged 10 taken to watch Top of the Pops as a treat by his grandad’

A BBC spokesperson said: “The BBC remains appalled at Jimmy Savile’s crimes. The Dame Janet Smith review has been commissioned to consider the culture and practices of the BBC during the years that Jimmy Savile worked here and has had our full cooperation. We will await their report.”