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Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip, 99, dies

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth and a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99,...

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New book by UK journalists delves into prominent extradition cases with India

Even as the United Kingdom's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) handed over an alleged drug smuggler to India for extradition, a new book...

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Welcome to London! L&P’s Hemin Bharucha's shout out to global companies

“Six and a half per cent of London’s population is of Indian-origin, either first-generation or second generation,” said Hemin...

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UK Parliament tables debate on Indian farmers protests, press freedom for next week

British lawmakers are set to debate the issue of press freedom and safety of protesters in India next week in response to an e-petition...

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UK court orders extradition of Nirav Modi in PNB fraud case

Wanted for fraud and money laundering in the INR 14,000-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, a UK court today ordered the extradition of...

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Indian student Rashmi Samant resigns as Oxford Student Union President after old “racist” social media posts emerge

Samant, who hails from Udupi, Karnataka, is studying for an MSc in energy systems at Linacre College at Oxford University and had scored a...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting second child

The couple are already parents to one-year-old Archie.

Alex Ellis takes charge as new UK High Commissioner to New Delhi

The UK's new High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis yesterday said that preparing for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's upcoming visit to New...

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Scotland Yard celebrates 50th anniversary of its first Sikh female officer

PC Sandhu was born to a Sikh family in Zanzibar, East Africa in 1943 and came to the UK in 1962.

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Customised UK-India youth mobility partnership in the works following Brexit, says UK Home Secretary Priti Patel

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has said that discussions are underway for a bespoke post-Brexit partnership with India in the field of youth...

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India slams UK MPs over Kashmir debate, states they are making 'false assertions'

The Indian condemned some of the United Kingdom parliamentarians who participated in a debate on Kashmir in the Houses of Parliament complex...

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UK Premier Boris Johnson calls Indian PM Modi, expresses regret over cancelling January 26 visit

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson today cancelled his visit to India later this month. Johnson, who was scheduled to be the chief...

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Sikh charities in the UK provide food to truckers stranded at France border

France is one of over 50 countries, including India and Singapore, that has banned travellers from the UK after the discovery of a new, and...

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UK PM hails India's progress in solar energy sector during climate summit

Speaking at a virtual climate summit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed the “incredible things” being done by India in the...

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India invites UK PM Boris Johnson as Republic Day chief guest

India has invited United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the guest for Republic Day. The invite was extended during PM Modi's call...

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UK to start vaccinating people against COVID-19 after approving Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use

Britain's vaccine committee will decide how to prioritise the vaccine distribution.

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Modi, UK PM Johnson discuss 'quantum jump' in India-UK partnership, MEA says

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated "their shared desire" to impart a quantum jump to the...

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BAFTA announces initiative to unearth, develop talented entertainers across India

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) on Monday announced its 'Breakthrough Initiative' which will identify, celebrate,...

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Mallya can be extradited after 'confidential legal issue' is addressed in UK: MEA

Anurag Srivastava, Indian Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson, in his weekly briefing yesterday said that fugitive businessman Vijay...

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UK companies outsourcing customs jobs to India in anticipation of post-Brexit surge

Companies in the United Kingdom are planning on hiring cheaper overseas labour to complete their customs paperwork post-Brexit, creating...

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British PM Boris Johnson says he is in good health after being exposed to COVID+ person

Johnson reportedly met a group of MPs at Downing Street on Thursday, one of whom subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.

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UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak lights Diwali 'diyas' on Downing Street doorstep

United Kingdom's Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak was seen lighting diyas (earthen lamps) outside Number 11 Downing...

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UK says it is trying to resolve Vijay Mallya's extradition issue

The United Kingdom yesterday said it was trying to resolve Vijay Mallya’s “confidential” legal matter as early as possible so that...

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Irish peer criticised for tweet referring to Indian-American Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris as 'the Indian'

A former deputy leader of the Ulster Unionist party and member of the House of Lords has drawn widespread criticism after referring to the...

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