You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeZach Eckersley had been looking forward to pulling on his beloved ‘Cherry and White’ shirt to play the first match of the season against Bradford Bulls Under 16s when the UK went into The 16 year old, who had achieved his dream of winning a coveted Wigan Warriors rugby league scholarship, was hoping to be made captain when the Wednesday night game in late March was cancelled due to mounting concerns over the coronavirus.In the chaotic days that followed, schools were shut and all team sport was suspended, leaving over two million youngsters who play regularly 63% of 11 to 16 year olds unable to take part.As well as the negative physical effects on teenagers such as loss of fitness, weight gain and irregular sleep patterns, lack of exercise has an impact on mental health and for many has compounded the stress of being socially isolated during”Initially, I was a bit relieved when I heard that my GCSE exams were cancelled,” admits Zach from Oldham, Lancashire.Lonely children plead for mental health help after coronavirus lockdown struggle”But now I wish they’d gone ahead. It’s been quite hard waiting to find out what grade you’ve been assigned. There’s no sense of achievement in that.”However, he says the hardest thing has been the lack of structure once provided by both school and sport.”One day just rolls into the next they’re all the same,” he says.
He said it was understandable that some Americans would be disappointed even angered, but echoed Brown parents in calling for any protests to be peaceful.The Justice Department is conducting a separate investigation into possible civil rights violations that could result in federal charges, but investigators would need to satisfy a rigorous standard of proof in order to mount a prosecution.The department also has launched a broad probe into the Ferguson Police Department, looking for patterns of discrimination.The Aug. 9 shooting inflamed tensions in the predominantly black St. Louis suburb that is patrolled by an overwhelmingly white police force.
RAIPUR/NEW DELHI: The Raman Singh government has hauled up two IAS officers for not wearing formal dress while receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his one day visit to Chhattisgarh on May 9. Bastar DM Amit Kataria sported Ray Ban sunglasses and wore two different shirts (bright blue and white and blue pin stripes) at the time of receiving and seeing off Modi while Dantewada DM K C Devsenapati wore a white shirt. Special secretary, general administration, DD Singh issued a stern warning in separate letters to both of them on Wednesday.