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Dubai: Woman gets 10-yr sentence for trying to smuggle banned narcotics

The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced an African-origin woman to a 10-year jail term followed by deportation to her home country after she was...

UAE #UAENews

US Vice-President Kamala Harris may visit Singapore, Vietnam in August: Sources

United States' Indian-origin Vice President Kamala Harris could travel to Vietnam and Singapore in August, even though details of the trip...

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UK court declares fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya bankrupt

United Kingdom court declared Indian businessman Vijay Mallya bankrupt. This will pave the way for a consortium of State Bank of India (SBI)...

UK #India

Three killed, five injured in separate Seattle shootings

Three people were killed and five others injured in four separate shootings in and around Seattle’s downtown area, according to Seattle...

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US: 99% Covid deaths in last six months among unvaccinated

The United States is facing "the pandemic of the unvaccinated" amid a nationwide spike in COVID infections. Fuelling by the highly...

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EU rejects Britain's post-Brexit trade agreement request

The European Union has turned down UK's request to rewrite its previous agreement, including post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland.

Global #BrexitNews

UK Carrier Group, Indian Navy conduct naval exercises in Bay of Bengal

The United Kingdom's Carrier Strike Group led by the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s largest warship, is conducting a...

Global #IndiaUKRelations

UK government bars export of million-pound Mughal dagger

The United Kingdom government placed a temporary export bar on an 18th century Mughal era dagger and scabbard, worth over GBP 1 million, to...

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Two passenger jets brush past at Dubai airport, no injuries reported

Two passenger jets from low-cost carrier FlyDubai and Bahrain-based Gulf Air were reportedly involved in a 'minor collision' on the taxiway...

UAE #UAENews

UK issues heat warning amid sweltering conditions

United Kingdom's Met office has issued extreme heat weather warning as sweltering conditions have continued for several days in parts of the...

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Tamil Nadu emerging as IT hub; signs MoUs with Singapore tech firms

Chennai is emerging as a data centre hub with the Tamil Nadu government signing Memoranda of Understanding with Singapore-based CapitaL and...

Global #TechNews

Vaccine certificates required to enter crowded venues in Britain

In a major development, Britain has planned to make vaccine certificates mandatory to enter nightclubs and other large crowded venues in the...

UK #COVID19

UAE clocks 1,529 fresh COVID cases, two fatalities; carriers extend flight suspensions from Asian, African countries

The UAE reported 1,529 new COVID infections, two deaths and 1,504 recoveries, the Ministry of Health and Prevention said. Air carriers also...

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Boris Johnson urges caution as Britain further eases curbs

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson today announced further relaxations of the Covid-induced restrictions, even as he urged the citizens to...

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Singapore non-profit body Big at Heart launches project to thank COVID frontliners

A Singapore-based non-profit organisation has stepped in with a novel initiative to honour COVID frontline workers with 'gratitude cards'.

Singapore #Singapore

Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed during clashes in Afghanistan

Danish Siddiqui, an Indian photojournalist based in Afghanistan was killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban...

Global #India

UK PM re-ignites Modi leaflet row during Question hour in Parliament

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson pulled out a Labour Party leaflet from the last by-election in Batley and Spen constituency to...

UK #IndiaUKRelations

Heavy rain lashes central and eastern UAE

Unsettled weather hit the UAE's east and more rain is forecast for the weekend. The National Centre of Meteorology yesterday reported...

UAE #UAENews

Singapore unveils world's largest floating solar energy farm

Singapore unveiled one of the world's largest floating solar panel farm on Tengeh Reservoir. The farm can produce enough electricity to...

Singapore #TechNews

UK needs at least 50k nurses until 2024: Labour Department

The United Kingdom (UK) needs at least 50,000 nurses until 2024 as it opens its labour market for more job opportunities for Filipino...

UK #UKNews

Sirisha Bandla becomes third Indian-origin woman to fly into space

Aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla became the third Indian-origin woman to fly into space when she joined British billionaire Richard...

NRI Stories #Indiansabroad

Eight F&B outlets ordered to close, 56 people penalised for flouting COVID norms in Singapore

Eight food and beverage (F&B) outlets were ordered to close, while 13 other outlets and 56 people were fined for violating COVID-19 norms,...

Singapore #COVID19

Singapore ministers defend hiring foreign workers' policy in Parliament

In a series of parliamentary discussions, top Singapore ministers defended the government’s free trade agreements and openness to hiring...

Singapore #IndiaSingaporeRelations

UK PM says most troops have left Afghanistan

Most British troops have left Afghanistan, almost 20 years after the United Kingdom and other Western countries sent troops into the country...

UK #UKNews

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar casualties of major cabinet reshuffle

Indian politics - Hours ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's major cabinet reshuffle yesterday Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ravi...

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