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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...

Global

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...

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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...

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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

India, UK sign MoU to run joint Ayurveda COVID relief study

The Indian AYUSH Ministry announced a collaboration with the United Kingdom's London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to...

Health & Fitness

UK to allow quarantine-free travel from US, EU from next week; India remains on red list

United Kingdom announced that fully-vaccinated travellers from the United States and European Union (EU) countries will be able to avoid a...

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Hinduphobia Row: Oxford University agrees Rashmi Samant was bullied after investigation

Hinduphobia Row - Months after the first female Indian President-elect of Oxford University Student’s Union Rashmi Samant was vilified and...

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EU rejects Britain's post-Brexit trade agreement request

The European Union has turned down UK's request to rewrite its previous agreement, including post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland.

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UK Carrier Group, Indian Navy conduct naval exercises in Bay of Bengal

The United Kingdom's Carrier Strike Group led by the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s largest warship, is conducting a...

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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

Boris Johnson urges caution as Britain further eases curbs

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson today announced further relaxations of the Covid-induced restrictions, even as he urged the citizens to...

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

Can't think of a time when I didn't want to be a racing driver: Karun Chandhok

In an exclusive interview, Indian racing icon Karun Chandhok talks to Connected to India about his life in racing, his career both on and...

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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

Global COVID tally breaches 186.7 mn, deaths over 4.02 mn

University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global Covid caseload, death toll and the total...

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, Singapore begin talks on digital trade technology, barriers

The United Kingdom and Singapore have started negotiations on cutting barriers to digital trade, seeking to go further than the rollover...

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