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UK court orders extradition of Nirav Modi in PNB fraud case

Wanted for fraud and money laundering in the INR 14,000-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, a UK court today ordered the extradition of...

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India among countries to ban flights to UK following reports of new coronavirus strain

India today announced that it had joined the list of countries that have temporarily banned flights from the United Kingdom after the...

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Thousands protest against farm laws outside Indian high commission in London

A massive demonstration was held yesterday in front of the Indian high commission in London with many raising Khalistani flags.

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Indian teacher wins million-dollar global teacher prize; opts to split half with other finalists

Indian teacher Ranjitsinh Disale was announced the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2020 at a virtual ceremony broadcast from the Natural...

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23-year-old Mumbai-based wildlife photographer becomes first Indian woman to win Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award

Mumbai-based wildlife photographer Aishwarya Sridhar has become the first Indian woman to win the 56th Wildlife Photographer of the Year...

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Cannot extradite Mallya till secret matter resolved, UK tells India

The United Kingdom has conveyed to India that fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya cannot be extradited till the resolution of a "secret legal"...

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SIA launches digital version of the Star Alliance Connection Service

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has become the launch airline for the digital version of the Star Alliance Connection Service.

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Indian-origin Geeta Sidhu Robb dropped by LibDems as London Mayoral candidate over old anti-semitic remarks

The Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom dropped Indian-origin entrepreneur-activist Geeta Sidhu Robb as a prospective London mayoral...

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Sotheby's set to auction private collection of Modern Indian art in London

Sotheby's auction house announce that a collection of never-before-seen modern Indian art, including unpublished artworks by artists VS...

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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...

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UK cracks down with enhanced measures to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister Boris Johnson also told Londoners to pay special attention to these measures and follow them strictly as the disease is...

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Indian diaspora in Europe protests against Delhi riots, calls for Amit Shah to resign

Indians across Europe turned out for protests against the recent riots in New Delhi with several diaspora groups in London calling for the...

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‘Multiple errors’ in extradition judgment, claim Mallya’s lawyers

Embattled Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Tuesday appeared before the Royal Courts of Justice in London for his appeal against...

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In Pics: Republic Day celebrations from around the world

Indians across the world enthusiastically celebrated the 71st Republic Day and participated in various cultural events, including unfurling...

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Indian diaspora in Singapore, US, UK and 5 other countries interact with Jaishankar on Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

To mark Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) on Thursday, India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar held an interactive group digital...

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British Museum acquires Indian Pahari watercolour for GBP 440,000

An 18th-century watercolour Indian Pahari painting, said to be “a masterpiece unparalleled in North Indian art”, has been acquired by...

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New UK visa plan to hire doctors, nurses from India and other countries

The United Kingdom government on Thursday announced plans to introduce a new visa for qualified doctors and nurses from countries around the...

UK

CAA: What NRIs have to say about the contentious issue

The BJP government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) controversy has had an extremely divisive effect in India, with Opposition political...

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Indian government to post customs officers in consulates to check money laundering

The Indian government has announced plans for posting customs sleuths in London, Hong Kong, Dubai and Brussels to regulate trade-based money...

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As Uber loses its London license, Indian firm Ola makes plans to expand into the UK capital

Indian ride-sharing firm Ola has begun signing up drivers in London ahead of plans to launch services in the capital "in the coming weeks".

UK

British Indians spread message of unity in response to Diwali anti-India protests

An umbrella group representing over 100 British Indian organisations on Sunday condemned the ‘Free Kashmir’ demonstration by...

UK

Scotland Yard bans anti-India protesters from vicinity of Indian High Commission

Scotland Yard has imposed a ban on British Kashmiri protestors from assembling outside the Indian High Commission on Sunday for an...

UK

London Mayor condemns anti-India march planned on Diwali

Condemning plans to hold an anti-India march in London on the Kashmir issue on Diwali next Sunday, Mayor Sadiq Khan has said it would deepen...

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Huge potential for collaboration between UK and India in emerging areas: Lord Mayor of London

Lord Mayor of London Peter Estlin arrived in Mumbai from Hyderabad for a series of meetings with regulators and business leaders beginning...

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Archbishop of Canterbury apologises for Jallianwalla Bagh massacre

The Church of England's Archbishop of Canterbury apologised for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by prostrating himself at the memorial of the...

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