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UK government bars export of million-pound Mughal dagger

The United Kingdom government placed a temporary export bar on an 18th century Mughal era dagger and scabbard, worth over GBP 1 million, to...

UK

UK issues heat warning amid sweltering conditions

United Kingdom's Met office has issued extreme heat weather warning as sweltering conditions have continued for several days in parts of the...

UK

UK PM, Chancellor to self-isolate after Health Secretary tests COVID positive

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak will self-isolate as they have come in contact with...

Covid-19

UK needs at least 50k nurses until 2024: Labour Department

The United Kingdom (UK) needs at least 50,000 nurses until 2024 as it opens its labour market for more job opportunities for Filipino...

UK

Britain eases norms for amber list countries, UAE still on red list

Fully inoculated British residents returning from amber list countries will no longer need to quarantine. However, anyone vaccinated outside...

Covid-19

England's Football Association condemns racist abuse against players following Euro loss

England's Football Association released a statement condeming the racist abuse against players Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka...

Other Sports

Over 80 million vaccine jabs administered across UK: Report

More than 80 million covid vaccines have been administered across the UK through the largest and most successful vaccination programme in...

Covid-19

UK PM says most troops have left Afghanistan

Most British troops have left Afghanistan, almost 20 years after the United Kingdom and other Western countries sent troops into the country...

UK

UK court dismisses Indian fugitive Nirav Modi's extradition appeal

Indian diamond merchant Nirav Modi's appeal against his extradition to India has been dismissed by a United Kingdom high court.

UK

Former India F1 driver Karun Chandhok becomes youngest-ever Motorsport UK director

Former Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok has become the youngest-ever person to be appointed to the Board of Directors of Motorsport UK, the...

Other Sports

UK already in early stages of third COVID wave, warns Indian-origin scientist

Indian-origin scientist advising the British government has warned that there are signs that the UK is in the early stages of 3rd wave of...

Covid-19

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,...

UK

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...

UK

UK PM Boris Johnson announces new lockdown amid surging coronavirus deaths

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday night ordered a new national lockdown to try to slow a surge in COVID-19 cases that threatens...

Covid-19

Indian-origin man in UK to get first COVID vaccine

An 87-year-old Indian-origin man from north-east England is set to become one of the first people in the world to get a COVID-19 vaccine...

Covid-19

Travel agents say Indians keen on travelling to UK for COVID-19 vaccine

Travel agents stated they have started receiving inquiries from Indians who want to travel to the UK as soon as possible to get the Covid-19...

Covid-19

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...

UK

Setback for Nirav Modi in extradition case as UK judge rules Indian government's evidence admissible

Fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi faced another setback as a United Kingdom judge ruled in the government of India's favour by allowing...

UK

UK court denies Nirav Modi's bail plea for seventh time

A United Kingdom court has rejected the latest bail plea of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who has been lodged in a London prison...

UK

Pramod Mittal, brother of UK steel tycoon Laxmi Mittal, claims losses of GBP 2.5 bn in bankruptcy

Industrialist Pramod Mittal, the younger brother of UK-based steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, has claimed that he owes GBP 2.5 billion pounds....

UK

Indian-origin brothers acquire majority stake in UK supermarket chain

Indian-origin billionaire brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa announced plans to acquire a majority stake in the leading UK supermarket chain...

Corporate

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-origin Avni Doshi's debut novel 'Burnt Sugar' shortlisted for 2020 Booker Prize

Indian-origin author Avni Doshi is among the six finalists whose works have been shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for her debut novel...

Global

10-year-old Indian-origin girl among semi-finalists of Britain's Got Talent 2020

Indian National Congress leader Shashi Tharoor tweeted his support for Souparnika Nair and called on people to vote for the British-Indian...

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