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Neeraj Patil, Labour Party candidate for Putney, kicks off his campaign

Neeraj Patil, an Indian-origin doctor and Britain’s Labour party candidate from the seat of Putney, has launched his campaign for the June...

Stories of kindness: Gurudwaras offer free food, shelter after terror attack in Manchester

Even as the whole world is alarmed at the brutality of Manchester terror attack, stories of random acts of kindness are emerging with many...

ISIS claims Manchester Arena attack, Britain raises threat level to critical

ISIS said in a statement: "One of the caliphate's soldiers placed bombs among the crowds."

UK reeling from shock suicide attack at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

In one of the worst terrorist attacks on the United Kingdom soil, a suicide bomber blew himself up at a concert at the Manchester Arena...

Bollywood celebs express sorrow over Manchester blast

Singer Ariana Grande's pop concert at the Manchester Arena in England took a tragic turn when an explosion ripped through the stadium....

Indo-Pak tensions surface in UK election campaign as Tories’ lead shrinks

Tensions over the issue of cross-border terrorism between India and Pakistan have made their way into the UK general election campaign.

Indian mission in UK organises NRI anti-terror pledge on Rajiv Gandhi’s death anniversary

The Indian mission in the UK yesterday organised the first community-wide anti-terrorism pledge. This year’s pledge in London was...

Irish-Indian gay minister is frontrunner in race for new Irish PM

Ireland’s Welfare Minister Leo Varadkar is the frontrunner to succeed Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny as Ireland’s first Indian-origin...

Entrepreneur becomes first Indian-born woman elected to City of London Corporation

Rehana Ameer has been elected as the first India-born woman councillor to a ward in the UK.

Kerala-born councillor elected Loughton mayor in UK

Philip Abraham, an Indian-origin councillor, has been elected mayor of the populous Loughton town in the United Kingdom (UK).

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson ticked off by Sikh woman over whiskey trade with India

United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson got into trouble on the campaign trail yesterday when a British Sikh woman admonished...

UK Opposition Labour pledges probe into involvement in Operation Bluestar

Britain's Opposition Labour party has promised to order an independent inquiry into Operation Bluestar in 1984 in its campaign manifesto,...

University of Wolverhampton chancellor Lord Swraj Paul announces construction of ‘super campus’

NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul announced the construction of a super campus at the University of Wolverhampton, a United Kingdom...

Indian-origin incumbent Labour MPs gear up for tough UK poll fight; Tories riding high in safe seats

The 10 sitting Indian-origin MPs who made it to the House of Commons in the last UK general elections are set for a tough fight in the June...

Indian-origin doc claimed cyberattack was coming before UK health service hack

Dr Krishna Chinthapalli, a neurology registrar at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, said he had warned that an...

CBI, ED tell UK that Vijay Mallya plotted criminal conspiracy

The joint team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) in London briefed the United Kingdom’s (UK) Crown...

Labour fields Indian-origin candidate against UK education minister

candidate for the Putney district in south-west London to contest the June 8 election against the current Conservative Education Minister...

Three Indian-origin scientists elected fellows of UK Royal Society

Krishna Chatterjee from Cambridge University, Subhash Khot from New York University and Yadvinder Malhi from Oxford University are among 50...

Indian-origin salesman who sold faulty vehicles in UK spared jail

Harsikander Dhillon, 34, was spared jail time after pleading guilty to eight counts of engaging in misleading commercial practice at...

Indian-origin woman committed suicide over 'abuse by boyfriend' in UK, court told

An Indian-origin woman in the UK committed suicide as a result of suffering physical and emotional abuse from her former boyfriend, a court...

Indian-origin boy sends birthday invite to Queen Elizabeth II

British Queen Elizabeth II responded to a letter written by an Indian-origin boy inviting her to his fifth birthday party as he felt she was...

UK PM Theresa May plans to cut migration figures to tens of thousands

United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to stick to her party's pledge to cut the migration figures down to “tens of...

Indian-origin girl scores higher than Einstein, Stephen Hawking with 162 points in IQ test

Rajgauri Pawar, a 12-year-old Indian-origin girl in England, secured two points higher than geniuses Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in...

Indian-origin candidates hope to capitalise on anti-Brexit sentiment in UK polls

Indian-origin campaigners in the upcoming United Kingdom (UK) general election hope that the considerable anti-Brexit wave that is still...

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