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Boris Johnson invites Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the G7 Summit in Cornwall

The leaders will discuss global issues like the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and open trade.

Global

No foreign head of state chief guest this Republic Day, states MEA

There will be no foreign head of state or government as the chief guest for the Republic Day event this year due to the global COVID-19...

Global

World leaders shocked at US Capitol violence, express outrage at assault on democracy

Leaders of nations like Britain, France, India, Canada, Australia and many others have strongly condemned the storming of the US Capitol in...

USA

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...

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

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...

UK

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...

UK

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...

UK

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...

UK

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...

UK

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.

UK

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

London to tighten coronavirus restrictions starting this weekend amid rising cases

London will tighten coronavirus restrictions due to a rising number of cases with the capital moving to tier two high alert level starting...

UK

Was too fat when I contracted COVID-19, have lost 26 pounds: Boris Johnson

During an online party conference, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was too fat when he became gravely ill with COVID-19 and...

UK

Indian students appeal to PM Boris Johnson for justice in row over English language test

The letter is an appeal from the students, asking for justice after being accused of cheating in a compulsory English language test six...

UK

Indian-origin professor led group speaks out against UK's anti-coronavirus measures

A prominent Indian-origin Oxford University academic is leading a group of over 30 academics who have expressed their doubts over the UK...

UK

Boris Johnson lays out new COVID-19 restrictions for UK, measures could last 6 months

Among the measures, Johnson has ordered restaurants and bars to close earlier each night starting September 24 and has abandoned plans to...

Covid-19

GBP 10,000 fine for those who break COVID-19 rules in England, announces Boris Johnson

Almost 42,000 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 have died in Britain.

Covid-19

Birthday wishes pour in from around the globe as Indian PM Modi turns 70

A 71-kg cake, a 'Know NaMo' quiz and congratulations pouring in from around the world marked the 70th birthday of Indian Prime Minister...

Global

As COVID-19 infections rise yet again, Boris Johnson re-imposes stricter socialising measures

The new rules however will not apply to workplaces or schools, and exceptions will also be made for weddings, funerals and some organised...

Covid-19

UK PM Boris Johnson issues October 15 deadline for Brexit-deal

British chief negotiator David Frost and his EU counterpart Michel Barnier are now due to meet in London starting Tuesday for an eighth...

UK

It’s a made-in-India Hero Cycles bike for UK PM Boris Johnson as he launches a cycling drive

The Viking Pro bike is part of India's Hero Motors Company owned Insync brand, designed in Manchester and made in India by parent company...

UK

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

Boris Johnson honours 73-year-old “Skipping Sikh” for raising money for the NHS

73-year-old Rajinder Singh has been awarded the Points of Light, an honour given to outstanding individual volunteers and people making a...

UK

England's lockdown to continue but with certain restrictions eased

The UK has had over 31,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus - a tally that is the highest in Europe and second only to the United States...

Covid-19