Saturday, 25 June, 2022

Topic: England

Covid pandemic — UK bus operators seek funds, S Korea considers voting options for Covid patients

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid pandemic: 10% of England’s 2022 cases suspected reinfections, Denmark lifts restrictions

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

What is the Azeem Rafiq race scandal, and why it has gone beyond Yorkshire & English cricket

Karachi-born Rafiq, who hasn’t played for Yorkshire since 2018, spoke of slurs & discrimination last year. He recently appeared before UK parliament panel to elaborate on claims.

Calm New Zealand’s explosive method as they get even with England, first to enter T20 WC final

With Guptill & Williamson gone early and others struggling for timing, New Zealand looked hopeless, but then Neesham & Mitchell took over.

4th Test, Day 4: Indian batting fights back, but Ashwin exclusion hurting Kohli-Shastri

Despite India’s batting class act, Day 5 has all three possibilities open. With England at 77-0 India needs Jadeja to find rhythm.

4th Test, Day 3: Rohit checks another box with overseas 100, but goes before sealing the match

At stumps on Day 3, India had a lead of 171 runs with Kohli (22*) and Jadeja (9*) at the crease.

6 dead, including suspected gunman, in mass shooting in United Kingdom’s Plymouth

The suspected shooter, locally known as Jake Davison, is believed to have turned the gun on himself during the shootout that killed three females and two males in southwest England.

Universally credited vs universal credit — what sets England football manager apart from UK PM

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Low’ Covid cases & outbreaks in UK schools that reopened in June, Lancet study finds

In a study published in The Lancet, re-opening of schools in the UK was associated with low risk of Covid cases where 113 single cases, 55 outbreaks and 9 co-primary cases were recorded.

England offers travellers shortened quarantine with Covid tests ahead of holiday season

The new rules, which will come into force on 15 December, will reduce the self-isolation period to five days if a passenger tests negative for Covid-19 on or after the fifth day.

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A Wimbledon court | Twitter/Wimbledon

Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.