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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

10-year-old Indian-origin girl Souparnika Nair is one of the contestants who have been selected for the semi-final round of Britain's Got...

Entertainment NRI Stories

Indian-origin professor's firm begins trial of new COVID-19 vaccine in UK

An Indian-origin professor’s Oxford-based company announced that its Indian partner, the Serum Institute of India (SIIPL), has begun...

Covid-19

Prince Harry repays tax payer money used for renovation of Frogmore Cottage

Britain's Prince Harry has reportedly repaid the GBP 2.4 million pound refurbishment cost for a cottage on the grounds of Queen Elizabeth...

UK

Nirav Modi's extradition trial begins in London court

Fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi's extradition case related to the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money...

UK

Nirav Modi case verdict to be made after final hearing set for December 1

The judgment in the extradition trial of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi over the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud...

UK

British-Indian physician awarded for volunteer work helping NHS charity

Ravi Solanki, an Indian-origin physician, is among 19 winners of the United Kingdom's Royal Academy of Engineering President's Special...

UK

HCI London set to bring Shiva statue stolen in 1998 to India

A late ninth century stone statue of Lord Shiva, stolen from a temple in Rajasthan and smuggled to the United Kingdom, is set to be returned...

Global

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...

UK

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...

UK

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,...

UK

10-year-old Ishwar Sharma wins UK video blog yoga contest launched by PM Modi

Ten-year-old Ishwar Sharma was one of the winners in the United Kingdom edition of the 'My life My Yoga' video blog contest promoted by...

NRI Stories

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.

UK

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...

UK

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...

UK

EAM Jaishankar to headline virtual India Global Week Summit from July 9-11

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is set to be one of the key speakers at the India Global Week summit to be held next week,...

Global

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.

UK

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...

UK

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...

UK

BAFTA Appoints Emmy-winning Krishnendu Majumdar as Chair

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts appointed Emmy-winning television producer Krishnendu Majumdar as chairperson, making him...

Entertainment

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...

UK
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