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Indian-origin UK billionaire SP Hinduja dead at 87

Srichand Parmanand Hinduja, the billionaire Indian-origin patriarch of Britain’s richest family and chair of the globe-spanning Hinduja...

UK

British-Indian Home Secretary Suella Braverman sounds warning about mass immigration

Britain's Indian-origin Home Secretary Suella Braverman issued a warning against "unsustainable" mass and rapid migration into the country...

UK

UK PM warns illegal immigrants of crackdown

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has issued a warning to those entering the country illegally that they will begin deporting every illegal...

UK

Polar Preet's record-breaking expedition an inspiration to all

Sikh-origin British army officer Captain Preet Chandi has broken the world record for the furthest unsupported solo polar ski expedition in...

UK Spotlight - @work

Rishi Sunak, Akshata Murthy debut on UK's Asian Rich List 2022

News: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty have made their debut on the UK's 'Asian Rich List 2022' topped by the...

UK

Sunak gives nod to 3,000 UK visas for Indians

Rishi Sunak has given a green signal to a new youth mobility partnership scheme that will offer 3,000 visas to 18-30-year-old...

UK

Suella Braverman under fire during UK PM Sunak's PMQs

During Indian-origin UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's second PM Questions session, controversial British-Indian Home Secretary Suella...

UK

Rishi Sunak is first Indian-origin UK PM

Rishi Sunak became the UK's new Indian-origin Prime Minister after former PM Boris Johnson pulled out of the leadership race in a surprise...

UK

Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman resigns

Indian-origin Tory MP Suella Braverman quit as United Kingdom (UK) Home Secretary, creating more doubt about the survival chances of Prime...

UK

No Diwali deadline for India-UK Free Trade pact, says UK minister

Free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with India are no longer working towards a Diwali deadline, United Kingdom (UK) Trade Secretary Kemi...

Global Spotlight - @work

Visa refusals due to 'fake papers' in Canada, Australia skyrocket

When the pandemic began, student visa refusals in Canada, Australia, the UK, and the US reached an all-time high due to closed borders.

India

89% rise in UK visas granted to Indians in a year, says study

Amid reports of long delays or high rejection rates for visa to the West, the latest UK Immigration Statistics today show an 89 per cent...

India

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

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

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

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...

Other Sports

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...

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