Monthly Archives: April 2021

New AIBA President waives allowances as launches reform process

Umar Kremlev, the new President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), has revealed he will waive the representation allowance and any other expenses in his bid to cut costs at the international governing body. These funds will be used to support boxing veterans instead. “During this challenging period for our sport, the boxing community has […]

Joe Biden to assume U.S. presidency amid deep division and raging pandemic

Democrat Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, assuming the helm of a country beset by deep political divides and battered by a raging coronavirus pandemic. Biden, 78, will become the oldest U.S. president in history at a scaled-back ceremony in Washington that has been largely […]

First Looks of Abhishek Bachchan, Yami Gautam and Nimrat Kaur from Upcoming Film ‘Dasvi’ Revealed

Actors Abhishek Bachchan, Yami Gautam and Nimrat Kaur have come on board for a social comedy titled “Dasvi”. The film, produced by Dinesh Vijan, Sandeep Leyzell and Shobhana Yadav, went on floors on Monday. Debutant director Tushar Jalota will helm “Dasvi” from a script penned by Ritesh Shah, known for “Pink” and “Batla House”. “From […]

Journals singled out for favoritism | Science

French doctor Didier Raoult is an author on one-third of the papers in a single journal. Alain Apaydin/Abaca/Sipa via AP Images By Cathleen O’GradyFeb. 25, 2021 , 10:05 AM When Didier Raoult published several studies last year purporting to show the promise of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, critics quickly denounced […]

We are all responsible for gender equity

  One year of COVID-19 has exposed and deepened inequities of all kinds, including those that cut across gender lines. Women, particularly those from marginalized groups, have borne the brunt of the crisis: with growing care burdens, fewer working hours and alarming increases in gender-based violence, COVID-19 has created lasting social and economic harm for […]

Dollis Hill bus driver creates free Ludi-Clash gaming app

A Dollis Hill bus driver has launched a free Ludo-inspired gaming app to bring the well-known board game to life on all hand-held devices. Otis Nelson, who lives in Denzil Road, was initially furloughed when the Covid-19 pandemic forced the UK into lockdown a year ago. However, the 35-year-old father-of-four used his time to come up with […]