Kerala lockdown Day 10: Dial a doctor from home, pension distribution schedule

Banks have extended working hours from 10am to 4pm till April 4. The arrangement will continue till April 4. This is being done to curb the expected rush to withdraw salary, service pension and welfare pension. SLBC clarified that beneficiaries should not hurry to withdraw the welfare pension and centre’s financial aid as it will […]

Vietnam confirms 204 COVID-19 cases, a 10-year-old boy as the latest

Meanwhile, Germany’s Deutsche Welle recently ran an article on Vietnams “war” on coronavirus, analysing factors that have helped the Southeast Asian country successfully curb the outbreak so far such as applying a widespread system of public surveillance and mobilising the military to the effort.

Coronavirus: Delaying GCSEs and A-levels would be ‘unthinkable’ warns schools chief

Asked about the possibility of cancelling GCSEs, Mr Barton told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “I think if you’re a Year 11 student and you’ve got your GCSEs coming up and they are important to you because they are going to decide whether you go into sixth form or whether you go to college, it […]

European powers poised to recognise Venezuela’s Guaido

Earlier this week, the United States declared support for Guaido, with Vice President Mike Pence calling Maduro “a dictator with no legitimate claim to power.” Since then, most Latin American nations and Canada have all said they back the 35-year-old opposition leader.

Adrian Chiles admits he was ‘addicted to being recognised’ in disarmingly honest interview

I like to do some exercise. I used to play footie, but I don’t any more. I do a bit of running or I’ll go for a walk. I love being out in the countryside or by the coast. I’ve always got my boots and stuff in the back of the car so if I’m […]

What is Britain eating? The ultra-processed truth about 10 of our bestselling foods

Mr Kipling Cherry Bakewells Ingredients: flour (with added calcium, iron, niacin, thiamin), sugar, vegetable oils (palm, rapeseed), plum and raspberry jam (glucose-fructose syrup, plum puree, sugar, raspberry puree, gelling agent (pectin), acid (citric acid), acidity regulator (sodium citrates), colour (anthocyanins), preservative (potassium sorbate), flavouring), glucose syrup, glace cherries (cherries, sugar, acidity regulator (citric acid), preservatives […]

Coronavirus: Aldi to give all shop floor workers a 10% bonus for their hard work

Online shows similar scenes, with shoppers now having to wait up to four weeks for their orders – while Ocado and Sainsbury’s have, on occasions, said they are no longer welcoming new customers due to extreme demand.

Smog alert: ‘very high’ air pollution levels spread across England

Millions more people have been warned to expect “high” or “very high” levels of air pollution. East Anglia and parts of the Midlands are worst affected, according to the Met Office. Cleaner south westerly winds will not bring better conditions until Friday. David Cameron said he didn’t go for his morning run because of the […]

Best compact camera 2020: 10 top compacts for all abilities

Panasonic invented the travel-zoom camera genre – compact cameras that you can fit in a pocket but that have long zoom lenses built-in. Despite strong competition, the ZS range (known as TZ outside the US) has continued to dominate sales, and it looks set to continue this with the brilliant Lumix ZS200 (called TZ200 outside […]

Best TV 2020: 10 big-screen TVs worth buying this year

Editor’s note: While every TV on our list offers both a 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR) support, we also have a list specifically tailored to those features in the form of our best 4K TV list. Want better audio? Check out our guide to the best soundbars available.Once you’ve decided on a panel, make […]