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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...

Diaspora Group to conduct first-ever British-Indian census in UK

The India League, a UK-based diaspora group founded in 1916 announced it will be conducting the first-ever British-Indian Census around...

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Historians' open letter to UK Home Office protests misrepresentation of Colonial era, slavery in citizenship test

Prominent historians both in and outside the United Kingdom have posted an open letter protesting the ongoing misrepresentation of slavery,...

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Council votes to not remove “racist” statue of Robert Clive in Shrewsbury, UK

In a vote held this week, 28 councillors chose to take no action on the statue, while 17 voted in favour of action.

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UK Cabinet Ministers highlight relationship with India at global summit

The strength of the UK-India relationship was on full display at the recent India Global Week conference organised in London

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Indian banks pushing for bankruptcy order against Mallya to be enforced in UK court

A consortium of Indian banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI) are pursuing a bankruptcy order against liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya in the...

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Nirav Modi's assets worth INR 329 crore in UK, UAE and India seized

India's Enforcement Directorate (ED) has confiscated fugitive diamantaire Nirava Modi’s properties worth INR 329.66 crore in Mumbai,...

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PM Modi to deliver inaugural address at India Global Week virtual summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to make the inaugural speech at the India Global Week 2020 organised in the United Kingdom...

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Indian students to benefit from UK's three-year PhD post-study visa programme

The United Kingdom officially announced that as part of the new Graduate Route, international students who complete a PhD can stay in the...

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UK government to probe reports of slave labour in clothing factory with Indian workers

The United Kingdom's National Crime Agency has been tasked with investigating a clothing factory named Jaswal Fashions based in Leicester...

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UKIBC appoints Indian-origin Jayant Krishna as new CEO

The UK India Business Council has announced that Jayant Krishna has accepted the invitation of the Board to become its new Group Chief...

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Boris Johnson honours 73-year-old “Skipping Sikh” for raising money for the NHS

73-year-old Rajinder Singh has been awarded the Points of Light, an honour given to outstanding individual volunteers and people making a...

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Five Indian-origin techies among UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering 2020 list

Five Indian-origin engineers were named among the United Kingdom's Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2020 list.

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UK Home Secretary Priti Patel launches working group to tackle migrant issues

The United Kingdom's Indian-origin Home Secretary Priti Patel launched a new cross-government review panel to address issues faced by the...

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UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak appoints Indian-origin Nikhil Rathi as CEO of financial oversight agency

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the appointment of Indian-origin chief of the London Stock Exchange Nikhil Rathi as the...

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Exclusive: British-Indian MP Virendra Sharma's tough speak on UK government's handling of COVID-19

An exclusive Spotlight interview with Virendra Sharma, one of the longest-serving British Indian MPs from Ealing Southall in West London.

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Hundreds sign petition to remove “symbol of British colonialism” statue of Robert Clive

British colonialist Robert Clive or “Clive of India”, as he is often known, played a key role in establishing Britain's colonial...

British-Indian Business Secretary Alok Sharma self-isolating after returning home from Parliament

Britain's Indian-origin Business Secretary Alok Sharma has been tested for the novel coronavirus after feeling unwell at the despatch box in...

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Indian-origin UK Business Secretary says UK moving closer to lifting lockdown

Speaking about the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in the United Kingdom, UK Business Secretary Alok Sharma said the nation is in a position to...

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Vijay Mallya loses appeal in UK court, faces extradition

Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Priti Patel is now expected to take the final call and formally certify the court order for Mallya to be...

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Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition in UK High Court

The case will now go to Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Priti Patel for a final decision.

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