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The Masters tee times and final round pairings: Rose with Leishman, leader Matsuyama with Schauffele, Finau, MacIntyre and Spieth in the mix

The Masters tee times and final round pairings: Rose with Leishman, leader Matsuyama with Schauffele, Finau, MacIntyre and Spieth in the mix

Sports
The 2021 Masters is heating up nicely with England’s Justin Rose firmly in the battle for the famous Green Jacket. It’s just seven months since Dustin Johnson blasted his way to glory in Augusta with the 2020 tournament having been rearranged to November due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Rose is looking to claim glory at the Masters Now, the historic championship is back in it’s traditional April date and the golfing world is ready for another classic. Rose has been superb over the opening two rounds but has fallen behind Hideki Matsuyama who shot a 65 on Saturday to take a four-shot lead into the final day. A number of top names are in the mix as we head into Sunday’s action but the likes of Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka missed the...
Study: Telehealth consults with surgeons rose during pandemic’s first wave

Study: Telehealth consults with surgeons rose during pandemic’s first wave

Health
March 26 (UPI) -- Nearly 40% of new surgical patient consultations in Michigan were conducted via telehealth at the height of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020, an analysis published Friday by JAMA Surgery found. Just under 17% of new patient visits to surgeons statewide between March 8 and June 6 of last year were completed using telehealth, the data showed. From June 7 through Sept. 5, that figure fell to 3%, the researchers said. Advertisement The findings suggest an increased use of telehealth among surgeons, a specialty not traditionally associated with the approach, during the pandemic, researchers said. "Telehealth is a viable way for patients to access surgical care," study co-author Dr. Grace Chao told UPI in an email. "We show ... that telehealth was success...
Borrowers seeking loan moratoriums rose after June; will be judicious on loan recasts: Axis Bank

Borrowers seeking loan moratoriums rose after June; will be judicious on loan recasts: Axis Bank

Finance
MUMBAI:Axis Bank on Tuesday said there was an uptick in the number of borrowers who opted for loan moratoriums after June and emphasised that the lender will be "judicious" in restructuring borrowings under the new rules. About Non-Performing Assets (NPAs), the bank's Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Amitabh Chaudhry said its stress tests are now showing lower slippages across any scenario than earlier. "The 9.7 (per cent) was the number as of June 30. Obviously over a period of time some more customers do ask for moratorium, so I can definitely say that the number has gone up a little bit rather than coming down, which has happened for everyone," Chaudhry told in an interview. The chief of the country's third largest private sector lender was responding to a query on the qu...
Coronavirus: Google data suggests park visits rose on weekend

Coronavirus: Google data suggests park visits rose on weekend

Technology
Visits to parks increased last weekend, according to activity data from Google, but were still less common than usual.The tech giant has released its second set of reports looking at activity in 131 countries during the pandemic.Its UK report suggests far fewer people have been going out compared to life before lockdown, but visits to parks increased during last weekend's warm weather.There was also an increase in use of transport hubs and food stores.Google has been collecting location data from people who have opted into Location History tracking. It is using this to produce reports that show how busy areas are compared to a period earlier in the year. The data only shows people's activity in aggregate and not specific individuals' behaviours. But it do...
Danny Rose says no problem with Premier League players giving up wages

Danny Rose says no problem with Premier League players giving up wages

Sports
Premier League players' "backs are against the wall" over discussions about wage cuts, says Danny Rose.Top-flight clubs have agreed to propose a 30% cut to ease the financial burden of the coronavirus crisis.There had been criticism for the slow response from football, while some clubs - including Newcastle - have placed staff on temporary leave. "We're all keen to make something happen," Rose, who is on loan at Newcastle, told BBC Radio 5 Live."I can only speak for myself but I would have no problems whatsoever contributing any of my wages to people who are fighting this on the front line and to people who have been affected by what's happening at the minute."What are Premier League and Engl...