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Indian President Murmu in London for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

Indian President Droupadi Murmu is in London to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and offer condolences on behalf of the Indian...

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Britain's longest-serving monarch Queen Elizabeth II dead at 96

Breaking News: Queen Elizabeth II, the United Kingdom's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral in Scotland aged 96, after reigning...

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Mary Elizabeth Truss becomes Britain's new PM

British politician Liz Truss is set to be the third woman Prime Minister of United Kingdom (UK) after Theresa May and Margaret Thatcher.

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Vikram Doraiswami to be India's next high commissioner to UK

Indian diplomat Vikram K Doraiswami, an Indian Foreign Service officer of 1992 batch, has been appointed India's new High Commissioner to...

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Indians in UK hold 'havan' for PM candidate Rishi Sunak

The Indian diaspora in UK has stepped up efforts to ensure his well-being and victory by organising havans for former British Finance...

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Second Sunak-Truss debate abandoned after moderator faints on stage

UK News: The latest Tory leadership debate between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss was abandoned after the presenter reporter fainted on stage,...

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Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss final contenders in Tory leadership vote

Rishi Sunak, the Indian-origin former UK Chancellor, has emerged as one of two candidates to succeed Boris Johnson as leader of the...

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Tory leadership vote: Rishi Sunak tops second round

UK News- Former finance minister Rishi Sunak secured the most votes in the second round of the nomination ballot to choose the next...

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Indian-origin Rishi Sunak tops first Tory leadership vote

Indian-origin Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak won the first round of voting by MPs to choose the next Conservative leader and...

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Boris Johnson resigns; Indian-origin Rishi Sunak bookies' favourite as next UK PM

Boris Johnson resigned as leader of Britain's Conservative party after dozens of ministers quit his scandal-hit government.

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UK Cabinet ministers Rishi Sunak, Sajid Javid resign

Breaking News- United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid have resigned from their Cabinet...

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UK: India-born doctor sent to four years in prison for raping woman

An India-born doctor was sentenced to four years in jail after being found guilty of serious sexual assault against a woman over three years...

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What UK's new 'high potential visa' means for Indian students

Indian-origin UK Cabinet ministers Rishi Sunak and Priti Patel in a joint announcement new High Potential Individual (HPI) visa route for...

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India-born Sunil Chopra wins UK's Mayor seat for second time

India-born businessman Sunil Chopra was elected as Southwark's London Borough Mayor for the second time.

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Gujarat-based architect Balkrishna Doshi bags prestigious UK medal

Ahmedabad-based Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi will be honoured with the prestigious UK medal, Royal Gold Medal 2022 by the Royal...

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British Airways plane nearly overturned by wind while trying to land

A British Airways plane was forced to abort a landing at the Heathrow airport due to high winds and nearly overturned.

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Vijay Mallya loses fight to save his London home

Indian fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya has lost the legal fight to keep his London house after a UK court refused to grant him a stay of...

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Odds favour Rishi Sunak as next UK PM if Johnson steps down

Rishi Sunak News: Odds have favoured Indian-origin Chancellor Rishi Sunak as the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom if Boris Johnson...

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UK Sikh MP draws flak for tweet on Punjab’s ‘sacrilege’ incident

The United Kingdom’s first female Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill has drawn criticism over a tweet that condemned the alleged sacrilege incidents...

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UK High Commissioner Alex Ellis greets people on Guru Nanak Jayanti

British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis extended his greetings to the citizens of India on the occasion of Guru Purab that marks the...

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UK, India unveil plan for transnational network of solar power grids

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), the Indian presidency of the ISA, and the UK COP26 presidency launched plans for the first...

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Gautam Adani commits USD 70 bn to clean energy in meeting with UK PM

Indian billionaire and Adani group chairman Gautam Adani met United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday at the Global Investment...

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Londoners relish free ice cream, savour South Asian stories via ZEE5's new campaign

ZEE5 Global hit the London streets with a campaign offering free ice cream and promoting its extensive library of South Asian content this...

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UK Indian-origin minister Alok Sharma discusses green energy project during India visit

Indian-origin United Kingdom minister Alok Sharma, the president of the upcoming 26th United Nations climate change conference, met Indian...

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India, UK reviewing ruling granting Nirav Modi permission to appeal extradition

The UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) yesterday said it is reviewing the London High Court ruling to grant fugitive diamond merchant...

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