The woman, who gives her name as Gemma, confronts the officer and says: 'This is not graffiti, it's chalk, it washes off. So you would rather all my customers don't stand two metres apart? I'm doing it for people's safety - to stop the spread of coronavirus', to which the officer replies: 'It doesn't matter. It's criminal damage. It's the law'. … [Read more...] about The crackdown may get tougher: As UK’s coronavirus death toll jumps by 181 in a single day, even stricter social distancing measures may be put in place, warn Government advisers
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The most obvious one is that most people don’t have access to daily doctor visits so there are natural limits to how frequently they can take your blood pressure. Another is that doctor’s visits are a source of anxiety for many people, and the process of nurses administering tests to determine how healthy you are can be especially stressful. That anxiety can cause spikes in your blood pressure and lead to blood pressure test results that may differ from your usual blood pressure levels. Home blood pressure monitors allow you to check your blood pressure in a more comfortable environment. … [Read more...] about The best blood pressure monitors for professional readings at home
Suffering from years of US sanctions pressure, Venezuela’s healthcare sector is thought to lack many of the supplies necessary to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak. A the same time, however, the country has suffered fewer cases of the virus than some of its neighbours, including Colombia and Brazil. As of Friday Venezuela has 107 COVID-19 cases and one death, with 31 people said to have made a recovery. … [Read more...] about EU Says ‘Narco-Terrorism’ Charges Against Maduro Part of US’s Pressure Campaign Against Venezuela
NEW DELHI: From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rating agencies and economists, all welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's steps to reduce the cost of borrowing and infusing liquidity in the market in its war against the impact of coronavirus pandemic. Following are the comments made by key leaders, businessmen and economists: * Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Today RBI has taken giant steps to safeguard our economy from the impact of the Coronavirus. The announcements will improve liquidity, reduce the cost of funds, help middle class and businesses. * Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman: Appreciate RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das' reassuring words on financial stability. The 3-month moratorium on payments of term loan installments (EMI) and interest on working capital give much-desired relief. The slashed interest rate needs quick transmission. * Alka Anbarasu of Moody's Investors Service: "RBI's guidelines permitting banks and non-bank financial institutions to grant a 3-month … [Read more...] about PM, FM, industry welcome RBI ‘bazooka’ of interest rate cut, liquidity measures
The importance of local kinship identities in Central Asia also raises the specter of clan infighting during a leadership transition. While Moscow will probably try to exploit ethnic, regional, and family interest groups, clan politics is less salient in Uzbekistan than neighboring Tajikistan. While discourses on local identities have been given a boost in the post-independence period, the national identities that have emerged from the modern Central Asian authoritarian political systems and the Soviet period such as in Uzbekistan are complex and do not fall within lines of narrow definitions of traditional clan or ethnic-based societies. Over the past 20 years the Uzbek elites have consistently taken a nationalistic line and Moscow will not have an easy time gaining significant political influence over this larger, stronger, energy-rich state unless it has been able to do so in neighboring Tajikistan or Kyrgyzstan. It does not mean, however, that the Kremlin will not try. … [Read more...] about Where Does Uzbekistan Go After The Death Of Its Only President?