NRI NEWS – UKMALAYALEE

UK confirms free access for Indian students to NHS if they have paid initial health surcharge

LONDON Sept 22: Families of foreign students can be reassured that students should be able to access health facilities free of charge if they properly comply with the health surcharge for the period of their immigration permission. This covers access to advise from a local doctor, emergency services and any required hospital treatment under NHS.
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Keralite surgeon Dr Ajith George from Royal Stoke Hospital creates Covid-safe masks and offers it free to NHS

LONDON Sept 16: Thousands of innovative new coronavirus-safe face masks created by an Indian-origin surgeon and his colleague based in the UK are being offered free to the state-funded National Health Service (NHS) clinics to stop patients from accidentally spreading COVID-19 to ear, nose and throat (ENT) medics.
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Brussels to propose draft EU action plan to tackle racism

BRUSSELS Sept 15: Brussels to propose draft EU action plan to seek whether race equality directive has gaps. In order to eradicate discrimination against people from the BAME background, Brussels will consider upgrading the EU’s race equality law, investigating whether the 2000 race equality directive does have holes.
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People who assault emergency workers including NHS staff face two years jail term

LONDON Sept 15: The maximum jail term for attacking emergency workers is to be doubled from one year to two years under a new law announced by the UK government. The decision has come from discussions of sentencing reforms to raise punishments, announced by the Ministry of Justice.
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Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is the new voice of Amazon’s Alexa in India

NEW DELHI Sept 14: Amazon.com Inc. has signed up Bollywood super star Amitabh Bachchan for its Alexa voice assistant, stealing a march over rivals Apple Inc.’s Siri and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Assistant as a country of 1.3 billion people adapts to voice-enabled internet services, Bloomberg reported.
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Germany break ranks with China, shifts to adopting India-Pacific strategy

BERLIN September 14: In a major diplomatic jolt to China, Germany has decided to focus on maintaining stronger partnerships with democratic countries in the India-Pacific region in order to promote the rule of law.
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Man behind the viral videos of parking car in a tricky spot indentified

By A Staff Reporter

WAYANAD Sept 9: Videos of a Malayalee driver parking his Innova car onto a narrow concrete slab over a culvert on the side of a highway had gone viral on social media. The driver has now been identified as PJ Biju from Wayanad district. Biju doesnt think it was a great act but he is helpless that social media netizens have made the video gone viral. Continue reading “Man behind the viral videos of parking car in a tricky spot indentified”

Learn German language online from native German trainers

BERLIN (Germany) Sept 9: A new opportunity has arisen to learn the German language online from native German trainers.
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Malayalee’s parking skills videos go viral on social media with tag “That’s Malayalee confidence for You”

By A Staff Reporter

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Sept 8: In a yet to be verified viral video a Malayalee driver’s skills has left social media netizens baffled. Two videos has surfaced where in the first the man is seen to be driving and reverse parking into a tricky spot which looks like it has both sides dangerous drops.

In the next he is seen to be manoeuvring and getting out of the tricky spot  at ease. The manoeuvres are so much risky that with a minor error in judgement the car is sure to go down the lane with the few metres drop.

With reverse parking technology and 360 degree cameras and sensors a norm these days, this Malayalee just does it like a breeze. Social media netizens have gone crazy and termed it as “That’s Malayalee confidence for you #Parking”

Nicknamed Mr Covid this Keralite Biomedical Scientist in London too in the race against Coronavirus

By Balagopal

In January 2020, a new virus was found to infect humans and cause COVID-19. The virus has a spike protein, which helps it bind to human cells in the upper respiratory tract. It then hijacks the host cell’s machinery, producing more virus particles, and causing a range of mild to severe clinical symptoms. In worse cases, it results in death. In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic and it has caused devastating healthcare, social, and financial problems in many countries.  Continue reading “Nicknamed Mr Covid this Keralite Biomedical Scientist in London too in the race against Coronavirus”