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Indian students start studies in UK universities despite pandemic

A significant number of students from India have managed to travel to the United Kingdom despite COVID-19 restrictions to take up courses...

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London to tighten coronavirus restrictions starting this weekend amid rising cases

London will tighten coronavirus restrictions due to a rising number of cases with the capital moving to tier two high alert level starting...

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Was too fat when I contracted COVID-19, have lost 26 pounds: Boris Johnson

During an online party conference, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was too fat when he became gravely ill with COVID-19 and...

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Indian ride-hailing company Ola stripped of operating licence in London

Transport for London (TfL) said that the taxi app was not "fit and proper" to hold an operating licence having put passenger safety at risk.

British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel

A London-based Indian-origin economics professor has been appointed to a new expert panel set up by the UK government to advise on the use...

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Indian students appeal to PM Boris Johnson for justice in row over English language test

The letter is an appeal from the students, asking for justice after being accused of cheating in a compulsory English language test six...

Indian-origin professor led group speaks out against UK's anti-coronavirus measures

A prominent Indian-origin Oxford University academic is leading a group of over 30 academics who have expressed their doubts over the UK...

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India-UK virtual water partnership forum highlights ways to develop water infrastructure

India and the United Kingdom held a virtual water partnership forum to discuss ways to collaborate on infrastructure development and water...

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British-Indian minister Alok Sharma announces government investment to tackle space debris

United Kingdom's Indian-origin Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Alok Sharma confirmed a GBP 1-million...

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Indian-origin Geeta Sidhu Robb dropped by LibDems as London Mayoral candidate over old anti-semitic remarks

The Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom dropped Indian-origin entrepreneur-activist Geeta Sidhu Robb as a prospective London mayoral...

Sotheby's set to auction private collection of Modern Indian art in London

Sotheby's auction house announce that a collection of never-before-seen modern Indian art, including unpublished artworks by artists VS...

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Prince Harry repays tax payer money used for renovation of Frogmore Cottage

Britain's Prince Harry has reportedly repaid the GBP 2.4 million pound refurbishment cost for a cottage on the grounds of Queen Elizabeth...

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UK PM Boris Johnson issues October 15 deadline for Brexit-deal

British chief negotiator David Frost and his EU counterpart Michel Barnier are now due to meet in London starting Tuesday for an eighth...

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Nirav Modi's extradition trial begins in London court

Fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi's extradition case related to the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money...

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Nirav Modi case verdict to be made after final hearing set for December 1

The judgment in the extradition trial of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi over the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud...

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Inaugural British South Asian youth summit resolves to decolonise education in UK

The inaugural British South Asian Youth Summit was hosted virtually by veteran Indian-origin British MP Virendra Sharma and concluded with a...

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British-Indian 8-year-old Milan raises GBP 1,000 for National Literacy Trust challenge

Eight-year-old Milan Kumar participated in the #FitforLit cycling challenge to raise GBP 1,000 for the National Literacy Trust and share his...

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British-Indian physician awarded for volunteer work helping NHS charity

Ravi Solanki, an Indian-origin physician, is among 19 winners of the United Kingdom's Royal Academy of Engineering President's Special...

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UK Labour Party India group says Kashmir motion not official policy

United Kingdom's Opposition Labour Party is determined to rebuild trust and win back Indian-origin voters alienated following a...

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Labour Party launches campaign to search for more British-Indian representatives

Labour Friends of India (LFIN), the diaspora representative group of the United Kingdom's Opposition Labour Party, launched its new 'Mahatma...

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Gold-plated spectacles reportedly worn by Mahatma Gandhi to be auctioned in the UK

The spectacles are expected to fetch between GBP 10,000-15,000 in the auction.

50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits

For eight-year-old Indian-origin Milan Kumar in the United Kingdom, the lockdown presented the chance to further enhance his love of books...

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It’s a made-in-India Hero Cycles bike for UK PM Boris Johnson as he launches a cycling drive

The Viking Pro bike is part of India's Hero Motors Company owned Insync brand, designed in Manchester and made in India by parent company...

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak considering proposal to feature ethnic-minority figures on coins

Indian-origin UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is reportedly considering a proposal for influential ethnic minority figures to be...

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UK government cannot set a timeline for Mallya’s extradition: UK envoy

The UK government had earlier indicated that Mallya is unlikely to be extradited to India anytime soon, as there is a legal issue that needs...

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