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50 books in 3 months: 8-year-old British-Indian boy Milan Kumar wins accolades for his precocious reading habits

For eight-year-old Indian-origin Milan Kumar in the United Kingdom, the lockdown presented the chance to further enhance his love of books...

UK NRI Stories

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

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

'Ola Corporate' services to kick off in UK, Australia and New Zealand

Bengaluru-based ride-hailing company Ola announced it has rolled out its new enterprise offering 'Ola Corporate' services to Australia, New...

Corporate

10-year-old Ishwar Sharma wins UK video blog yoga contest launched by PM Modi

Ten-year-old Ishwar Sharma was one of the winners in the United Kingdom edition of the 'My life My Yoga' video blog contest promoted by...

NRI Stories

India set to play leading role in post-COVID revival: PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged global companies to invest in India and reiterated his call for a “self-sustaining and...

Global

PM Modi to deliver inaugural address at India Global Week virtual summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to make the inaugural speech at the India Global Week 2020 organised in the United Kingdom...

UK

UK government to probe reports of slave labour in clothing factory with Indian workers

The United Kingdom's National Crime Agency has been tasked with investigating a clothing factory named Jaswal Fashions based in Leicester...

UK

EAM Jaishankar to headline virtual India Global Week Summit from July 9-11

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is set to be one of the key speakers at the India Global Week summit to be held next week,...

Global

UKIBC appoints Indian-origin Jayant Krishna as new CEO

The UK India Business Council has announced that Jayant Krishna has accepted the invitation of the Board to become its new Group Chief...

UK

Five Indian-origin techies among UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering 2020 list

Five Indian-origin engineers were named among the United Kingdom's Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2020 list.

UK

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak appoints Indian-origin Nikhil Rathi as CEO of financial oversight agency

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the appointment of Indian-origin chief of the London Stock Exchange Nikhil Rathi as the...

UK

Exclusive: British-Indian MP Virendra Sharma's tough speak on UK government's handling of COVID-19

An exclusive Spotlight interview with Virendra Sharma, one of the longest-serving British Indian MPs from Ealing Southall in West London.

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Gaitri Kumar appointed Indian High Commissioner to the UK; new envoys for Kuwait and Finland too

The 1986-batch Indian Foreign Service officer is currently serving as Indian Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union.

Global

BAFTA Appoints Emmy-winning Krishnendu Majumdar as Chair

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts appointed Emmy-winning television producer Krishnendu Majumdar as chairperson, making him...

Entertainment

India releases SOP for ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ - the biggest repatriation mission in country's history

India releases SOP for ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ - the biggest repatriation mission in country's history , bringing back approximately...

Covid-19

PM Modi convenes first ever video conference with Indian Missions worldwide on COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the heads of Indian Embassies and High Commissions - in a first such event for Indian Missions...

Covid-19

Updates from Indian missions around the globe: COVID-19

Indian missions world over are updating fellow citizens throughout the changing dynamics of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19

India evacuates thousands of its nationals from COVID-19 epicentres

The Ministry of External Affairs has arranged for flights to bring back stranded Indian nationals from coronavirus affected countries

Covid-19

India denies entry to UK Labour MP who chairs Parliamentary group on Kashmir

The controversy surrounding British Labour MP Debbie Abrahams took a new turn on Tuesday with the Indian High Commission in London stating...

Global

Arguments wrap up in Mallya’s appeal against extradition in UK High Court, no verdict yet

The hearing into embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition came to an end on Thursday at the Royal Courts of...

UK

Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law Rishi Sunak appointed UK Finance Minister in post-Brexit Cabinet reshuffle

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday named Indian-origin politician Rishi Sunak as his new finance minister, after Chancellor of...

UK

Mallya’s appeal against extradition continues as prosecution lays Indian government’s case before UK court

Arguing on behalf of the Indian government, the prosecution in the high court of England and Wales hearing controversial businessman Vijay...

UK

‘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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