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Tushaar Kuthiala September 22nd 2017 #India

Sikh UK MP Tan Dhesi bats for direct flights from Amritsar to London

Once again raising the issue of resumption of direct flights between Amritsar and UK with ministers in the Indian government and Punjab...

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UK authorities seize mafia boss Dawood Ibrahim’s assets worth SGD 8.8 billion

The British authorities have seized the UK properties of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, who net worth was estimated at around INR 42,000...

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Amarinder invites NRI business leaders to invest in Punjab, launches ‘Connect to your Roots’ programme

During his visit to the UK, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has welcomed NRIs to invest in the state, assuring them of his...

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Over 100 UK MPs sign petition to classify Sikhs as separate ethnic minority in census

In a step forward for racial equality, over 100 British MPs, including Indian-origin lawmakers, have asked the UK Statistics Authority to...

Indian-origin man jailed for selling unlicensed medicines in UK

Following an investigation into the sale of unlicensed medicines, an Indian-origin man in the UK has been jailed for 20 months for the...

Need diaspora’s help to make India a stronger nation: Indian High Commissioner to UK

India’s High Commissioner to the UK YK Sinha said yesterday the nation needs the help of people of Indian origin who have been assuming...

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Punjab CM to launch scheme for Punjabi-origin youth to connect to their roots next week in London

In its latest outreach initiative towards the state’s diaspora, the Punjab government announced it will approach Punjabi-origin youth...

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Inquest into UK accident which killed eight Indians suspended; further investigations on

After one of UK’s worst crashes in 20 years, the inquest into the deaths of eight Indians killed last month in a road accident was...

British Hindus, Sikhs support Labour MP in anti-Pakistan remarks controversy

British Hindu and Sikh groups today came out in support of opposition Labour party lawmaker Sarah Champion who had to resign from the UK...

Indian-origin UK doc charged with multiple sexual offences appears in court

Manish Shah, an Indian-origin family doctor yesterday appeared before a UK court charged with 118 sexual offences, including sexually...

Dhruv Garg is latest Indian-origin child in UK to max Mensa IQ test

Dhruv Garg, from Wokingham in south east England, has got the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test.

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Sikh man and son handcuffed, held at gunpoint by UK police over ‘gunshot’ complaint

A 47-year-old Sikh man and his son were held at gunpoint and handcuffed by the UK police in southern England after someone complained about...

Indians on holiday among eight killed in south England mishap

Indians were among eight persons killed in a road accident in southern England after their mini bus got crushed between two trucks,...

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Scottish man facing racism charges after refusing to be treated by Indian-origin optician

Eric Greene, 58, has been put on trial over racism charges in the UK after he refused to be treated by an optician of Indian and...

In Pics: UK Mission celebrates Independence Day at Edinburgh, Scotland

The celebration of India's 70 years of Independence took place at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, the home of Scotland's rugby.

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Muslim Aid sets new Guinness World record for making the world’s largest ‘samosa’

The Guinness world record for the largest samosa has been smashed as a 153-kg gigantic version of the popular Indian tea-time snack was...

Incentivise migration back to native country from UK: UKIP leader candidate

A leadership candidate for the UK’s anti-immigrant far-right party announced a radical plan to cut "unnecessary population" in the UK by...

Indian-origin man acclaimed for risking life to help victims of Barcelona attack

A 44-year-old Briton, believed to be of Indian-origin, is being hailed as a hero after he risked his life to comfort a young victim of the...

Indian wins title of UK’s ‘Child Genius’ in face-off on TV

Rahul Doshi, who became an instant media sensation after his appearance on the kids’ quiz show Child Genius, has won the popular Channel 4...

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Indian kid becomes instant sensation after appearance in UK quiz show

A 12-year-old Indian-origin contestant on a British television show has become an instant sensation after he impressed viewers by answering...

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NIBTS issues formal apology over turning away Indians from blood drive

A UK blood transfusion service issued an apology for turning away hundreds of Indian-origin donors during a blood donation drive organised...

India should take advantage of Brexit to become Britain's natural partner: NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul

British Indian-origin peer Lord Swraj Paul said the UK's decision to leave the European Union gives an opportunity to Britain and India to...

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UK Indian-origin Minister Priti Patel sends Independence Day greetings to Indians, diaspora

UK Member of Parliament Priti Patel, one of 12 Indian-origin MPs, who is currently secretary of state for international development, shared...

Britain to share great future with India: Priti Patel

Member of Parliament of UK and Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel has extended greetings to the members of Indian...