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Two Indian-origin MPs lead Brexit blockade against Theresa May govt

Indian-origin MPs Priti Patel and Suella Braverman are among a steadfast group of hard-Brexiteers within Theresa May’s Conservative Party...

Queen of England hails 'vibrant diaspora', Indian origin NHS doctors in meeting with HCI Ghanashyam

Highlighting the extensive employment of Indian origin doctors in the UK and the 'vibrant Indian diaspora', the land's monarch interacted...

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UKIBC, Telangana sign MoU on investments, economic growth in state

Telangana Government has signed an MoU with UK India Business Council to mobilise investments and businesses from the UK into the state that...

Ola launches autorickshaw service in Liverpool

Following the launch of its service in the UK last year, Indian ride-hailing firm Ola has introduced autorickshaw services in Liverpool.

British Airways apologises after flight to Germany landed in Scotland instead

Passengers on a British Airways flight from London to Dusseldorf got a shock when their plane landed more than 965 km away in Edinburgh...

Indian origin billionaire converts old Scotland Yard HQ into luxury hotel

Capping a series of high profile acquisitions by Indian investors, an Indian origin billionaire has converted one of London's iconic...

UK refers Nirav Modi's extradition request to court, says ED

Following an expose by a leading UK daily newspaper, the extradition of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi is once again in the limelight.

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Would resign tomorrow if Scotland Yard still ‘institutionally racist’, says Indian origin cop Neil Basu

Indian origin policeman Neil Basu, head of Scotland Yard’s counter-terror operations, stated that there have been many changes to the UK...

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Liquor baron Mallya to appeal UK's green light on extradition to India

Following the UK government's agreement to the extradition of the embattled Kingfisher boss, a defiant Vijay Mallya has confirmed his plans...

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New UK visa rules keeping Indian students out to have no impact: MEA

The Indian Government has maintained that new rules keeping Indians out of "low risk" visa list "will not have any impact" on the existing...

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Toddlers Darlene, Jessica in UK first to get passports under MEA outreach programme

The Indian mission in UK presented the first set of passports under their new scheme to two toddlers, Darlene Fernandes and Jessica Kaur, at...

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NRI Nobel Prize winning scientist in UK calls for 'sensible' post-Brexit immigration system

Weighing in on the recent immigration controversy, UK-based Nobel Prize winning biologist Sir Venkatraman (Venki) Ramakrishnan called for a...

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Trio sentenced to lengthy prison terms for deadly kidnapping of NRI jeweller in UK

Two men have been jailed for life after being found guilty of the murder of 74-year-old Indian-origin Leicester jeweller Ramniklal Jogiya.

Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP policies, faces Khalistani protests on last leg of Europe trip

Indian National Congress president Rahul Gandhi concluded a lively tour of Germany and the UK, with his latest remarks in London stirring up...

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UK to honour Indian soldiers who fought in World War 1 on centennial anniversary

Commemorating the sacrifices made by Indian troops who fought in the World War 1, a 10-foot-high bronze statue of a Sikh soldier honouring...

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UK govt delivers sweet and sour pill to India with new visa regulations

The UK government has caused outrage across India with its decision last week to exclude Indian students from a new list of countries...

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Nirav Modi reportedly in London on Singapore passport: Sources

The report said that Nirav was also spotted in Dubai, Belgium and Hong Kong. The report also quoted government sources as saying that he was...

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UK survey shows Indian migrants favoured over Pakistani, Bangladeshi counterparts

A recent survey in the UK showed that Indian migrants are more accepted than those from other South Asian communities.

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PM Modi encounters both diaspora protesters and supporters on Day 1 in UK

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a packed first day during his European trip where he was both cheered and jeered by overseas...

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PM Modi to address diaspora in London on April 18

During his visit to the UK for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address scaled-down...

Indian-origin UK officer Neil Basu to be new Met Police counterterrorism chief

Senior Indian-origin Scotland Yard officer Neil Basu has been appointed as the counterterrorism chief by the UK Metropolitan Police, an...

‘Beatles in India’ exhibition opens to mark band's tryst with India in 1968

The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story' in Liverpool has unveiled a new special exhibition celebrating 50 years since The Beatles travelled...

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Viral video labels Indian-origin principal as ‘Hitler’ over hijab controversy

Highlighting the controversy over wearing religious symbols in public, especially in educational institutes, an Indian-origin principal at...

Mallya posts pics of Kingfisher Calendar Girls as final hearing in his extradition trial looms

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya seemed to be unconcerned about his upcoming extradition hearing, posting snippets from the recently...

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