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COVID politics: India hockey team pulls out of CWG 2022

Indian men’s and women’s hockey team have pulled out of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, citing concerns over the mandatory...

Other Sports

Shashi Tharoor among prominent Indians attacking UK's new COVID travel policy for India

Prominent Indian politicians and celebrities have gone on the record condemning the United Kingdom government's newest COVID-19 travel...

Covid-19

UK eases travel restrictions for travellers from India, moves it to 'amber' list

Travellers from India to the UK will have to undergo a 10-day quarantine at home. They must take a COVID test three days before departure...

Covid-19

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

UK’s new graduate immigration route to benefit Indian students

The United Kingdom (UK) last week opened a new graduate immigration route that will benefit Indian students, allowing them to stay longer in...

UK

Former India F1 driver Karun Chandhok becomes youngest-ever Motorsport UK director

Former Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok has become the youngest-ever person to be appointed to the Board of Directors of Motorsport UK, the...

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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...

Covid-19

Travel agents say Indians keen on travelling to UK for COVID-19 vaccine

Travel agents stated they have started receiving inquiries from Indians who want to travel to the UK as soon as possible to get the Covid-19...

Covid-19

British firms invested GBP 140 mn in India in 2020 despite pandemic: Report

The latest Confederation of Business Industry (CBI) and Ernst & Young Sterling Access' report, which examines trade between the UK and...

Corporate

Inaugural British South Asian youth summit resolves to decolonise education in UK

The inaugural British South Asian Youth Summit was hosted virtually by veteran Indian-origin British MP Virendra Sharma and concluded with a...

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

International flights to resume to select destinations, says Indian Aviation Minister

The Indian Union Civil Aviation Ministry announced that limited international flights are set to start operations to the United States from...

Global

Indian students to benefit from UK's three-year PhD post-study visa programme

The United Kingdom officially announced that as part of the new Graduate Route, international students who complete a PhD can stay in the...

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

What UK’s new points-based visa system means for Indian and other migrants

United Kingdom Home Secretary Priti Patel on Wednesday announced the launch of the UK's new points-based visa system, aimed at attracting...

UK

UK govt's new visa system to make is easier for skilled Indian workers to immigrate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UK Home Secretary Priti Patel have reportedly accepted the UK Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC)...

UK

UK to double fast-track visas for scientists from India and other countries: Priti Patel

The United Kingdom government on Monday announced plans to double fast-track visas for scientists from around the world, including from...

UK

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

Indian Cambridge scholar gets support from over 2000 academics for request to stay in the UK

Over 2,000 academics in the United Kingdom have come out in support of Indian sociologist Asiya lslam following the UK Home Office’s...

UK

Over 300 Indians deported from Mexico arrive in Delhi

In an unprecedented move, Mexico has deported over 300 Indians to Delhi, the Latin-American country’s National Migration Institute (INM)...

Global

India asks UK to protect students abroad and help with visa issues

The Indian Government has asked the United Kingdom to protect the rights of its students in the country and ensure that they do not face any...

UK

UK to ease immigration rules for scientists, says Boris Johnson

The United Kingdom will fast-track visas in a bid to relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit, Prime Minister...

UK