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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...

UK

Seeing big demand from India for properties in UK: One Global Group CEO James Puddle

Singapore-based boutique real estate agency One Global offers international investors property investments across the UK, Singapore, Hong...

Corporate Spotlight - @work

Vivek Agnihotri slams Oxford Union for ‘cancelling’ event

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri took to Twitter to appeal for support after he was allegedly ‘cancelled’ by Oxford University.

Global

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...

UK

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.

UK NRI Stories

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...

UK

US slaps sanctions on Putin’s daughters, Lavrov, lenders

The US has announced sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughters, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and major banks, among...

Global

We are where the children need help: Deepak Kapoor of Save the Children’s Global Board

Ex-PwC Chairman Deepak Kapoor has been inducted in Save the Children Global Board. Catch his exclusive interview with Connected to India.

Global Spotlight - @work

UK tube station gets Bangla signboard; Mamata calls it ‘cultural win’

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called it a “victory of culture and heritage” after London’s Whitechapel tube station has...

Global

Russia announces ceasefire in key Ukrainian cities today

Russia has announced a ceasefire in the major Ukranian cities of Kyiv, Mariupol, Kharkiv and Sumy from 10 am (Moscow time) today, according...

Global

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...

UK

British-Indian army officer Harpreet Chandi first woman of colour to reach South Pole solo

British-born Sikh army officer Captain Harpreet Chandi has made history by becoming the first "woman of colour" to complete a solo...

NRI Stories

UK reports surge of 10,000 Omicron cases

Cases in the United Kingdom of the fast-spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus jumped sharply to almost 25,000.

Covid-19

Indian-origin Leena Nair is new Chanel Global CEO

Indian-origin Leena Nair, the first female and youngest-ever Chief Human Resources Officer of Anglo-Dutch FMCG major Unilever has stepped...

NRI Stories

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...

UK

India, UK maiden tri-service exercise ends

The maiden bilateral tri-service drill being carried out by the India and the UK has ended in the Arabian Sea.

Global

India extends ban on international flights until November 30

The Indian civil aviation regulator has extended international flight ban until November 30, even as the curb is not applicable to cargo...

India

COP26: India, UK to unveil project aimed at creating solar grid that connects world

India and Britain will be rolling out a solar grid project that is aimed at connecting countries in different parts of the world at the...

Global

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...

UK

Russia, UK plan flights to Goa as India allows international visitors

With India allowing visitors across the globe, Russia and the United Kingdom are mulling charter flights to Goa in November.

Travel

UK recognises Covishield vaccine, but quarantine rules still to apply for Indian travellers

The United Kingdom has announced changes in its travel and quarantine rules and said that the UK now recognises Covishield as a vaccine....

Covid-19

Indian Minister Piyush Goyal, UK counterpart Liz Truss to discuss UK-India trade agreement

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is scheduled for virtual talks with his UK counterpart Liz Truss on Monday to discuss the...

Global

UK begins bringing troops home as Kabul evacuation operation draws to a close

As the evacuation operation at Kabul airport wound down on Saturday, the UK authorities have started bringing their troops home from...

Global

Singapore's Changi Airport drops to No 3 in World's Best Airports List 2021

United Kingdom-based consultancy company Skytrax released its latest ranking of the best airports in the world, with Singapore’s acclaimed...

Travel

UK unveils GBP 5 million research programme in fight against climate change

The United Kingdom government is stepping up efforts to prepare and protect against the impacts of climate change, launching a new GBP 5...

UK