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Book on Field Marshal Manekshaw launched at India House, UK

The India House in London paid a fitting tribute to the man who led India to victory in East Pakistan, with the launch of the book Field...

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Indian-origin girl in UK killed in suspected honour killing

In what is suspected to be an honour killing, a 19-year-old Indian-origin Muslim girl was kidnapped, raped and murdered in the UK supposedly...

UK Labour councillor banned from working as taxi driver

A 45-year-old Indian-origin Labour councillor in the UK has been banned from working as a taxi driver for a number of offences, including...

Behind wheels for more than two hours a day? It may lower your IQ: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin

A group of researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that regularly spending more than two hours a day behind the wheel...

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UK MP’s motion on Amarnath attack finds little support from Indian-origin legislators

An early day motion tabled in the UK House of Commons by Conservative MP Bob Blackman on the recent killing of eight Amarnath pilgrims has...

Keith Vaz chosen to head new UK Parliament immigration panel

Britain's longest serving MP of Indian-origin Keith Vaz has been elected to serve as the head of a new parliamentary committee to deal with...

Gandhinagar lad Arpan Doshi set to become UK’s youngest doctor next month

Arpan Doshi, an Indian-origin doctor, is set to become the UK's youngest physician to start work at a hospital in north-east England.

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Sikhs across Europe gather to discuss Brexit reaction, kirpan modification issue

Sikh representatives from across Europe met at the European Parliament to discuss actions aimed at safeguarding the Sikh identity in Europe....

India, UK govt officials hold discussions on extradition, visas, illegal immigrants in London

Indian and United Kingdom (UK) government officials discussed issues that affect the extradition of fugitives “across the board” and the...

Sikh UK MP Preet Kaur Gill chosen as member of prominent home affairs committee

Preet Kaur Gill, the first Sikh woman MP in Britain, has been selected as a member of the influential cross-party home affairs parliamentary...

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Indian-origin eye doctor in Birmingham finds 27 contact lenses in woman’s eye

A trainee Indian-origin eye specialist in the UK found 27 contact lenses stuck in the eye of a 67-year-old woman in a check up before her...

UK govt unveils Brexit bill, starts process to leave EU

Britain yesterday unveiled a bill to end the supremacy of EU law and convert it into UK legislation, beginning the formal process for...

13-year-old Karanbir Cheema dies of allergic reaction to cheese he was forced to eat

Karanbir Cheema, a 13-year-old schoolboy with a dairy allergy died in the UK after suffering a severe reaction to a piece of cheese...

70 Afghans smuggled into UK under false Sikh identities, court told

Three British Sikhs helped about 70 Afghan illegal immigrants sneak into the UK using real passports of Sikhs in a 620,000 pounds (approx...

UK NRI hotel tycoon submits economical bid for Heathrow expansion plan; British Airways approves

Surinder Arora, an Indian-origin businessman, has submitted plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport in London which he claims to be 6.7...

Wolves’ Indian-origin captain Danny Batth latest to run into wall of Indian sports bureaucracy

England football club Wolves captain Danny Batth, a defender of Indian descent, wants to represent India in national contests but has been...

Study: India among five nations that account for half of world’s deadly lung infections

A research team led by an Indian-origin researcher found that India, China, Nigeria, Pakistan and Indonesia account for over 16 million or...

Indian-origin postman convicted for ATM fraud; judge suspends sentence

Indian-origin postman Surbjit Singh Khera was sentenced to 12 months by a UK court for stealing debit cards and withdrawing around 800...

UK court rejects Mallya’s request to postpone extradition hearing; date fixed for December 4

A UK court yesterday rejected Indian fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya's request to shift the final hearing date in his extradition case to...

Sikh postmaster in UK victim of knife attack; assailant still at large

Tarsem Thethy, a 67-year-old Sikh postmaster in the UK, was stabbed in the neck and head and his turban ripped off by a robber during a...

Lord Swraj Paul dedicates Caparo steel plants in India to late son Angad

Leading NRI industrialist in the UK Lord Swraj Paul has dedicated Caparo plants in India in honour of his late son Angad Paul.

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David Cameron conferred special award for role in building UK-India relations

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has been conferred a 'Special Recognition Award' by the Indian High Commission in London for his...

Facing ire of UK supermarket chain, Singhsbury’s owner renames shop as Morrisingh’s

Jel Singh Nagra, the Indian-origin owner of Singhsbury’s shop in the UK was threatened with legal action by top supermarket chain...

Sikh couple in PM Theresa May’s constituency not allowed to adopt white child

Sandeep and Reena Mander, a Sikh couple in the UK, has claimed that they were refused permission to adopt a white child because of their...