Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: England

For decades, Leicester built communal walls. Waves of immigrants made it more toxic

East Ham and Waltham Forest are Pakistani Punjabi, Luton is Kashmiri Muslim, Southall is Punjabi Sikh, and Tower Hamlet is Bangladeshi. Each walled off their neighbourhoods to other immigrants.

UK declares drought in parts of England amid intense heatwave, scanty rainfall

The latest announcement could mean that many regions across England will begin rationing water, and companies applying stricter measures to conserve resources.

Bumrah to Shami, India has a terrific bowling quartet. But it’s missing an Ishant Sharma

If India can’t pick Ishant Sharma, they need someone who can play his part in Test matches. We can’t rely on one or two bowlers to deliver victory overseas.

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.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.