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India joins six-country campaign led by UK against social media encryption

India is among seven countries to join a UK-led campaign against end-to-end encryption of messages by social media giants such as Facebook,...

Global

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"...

UK

Indian-origin brothers acquire majority stake in UK supermarket chain

Indian-origin billionaire brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa announced plans to acquire a majority stake in the leading UK supermarket chain...

Corporate

British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel

A London-based Indian-origin economics professor has been appointed to a new expert panel set up by the UK government to advise on the use...

UK NRI Stories

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

India-UK virtual water partnership forum highlights ways to develop water infrastructure

India and the United Kingdom held a virtual water partnership forum to discuss ways to collaborate on infrastructure development and water...

UK

India, UK to negotiate new free trade deal: Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, said that India and the United Kingdom will begin the process of...

Global

British-Indian minister Alok Sharma announces government investment to tackle space debris

United Kingdom's Indian-origin Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Alok Sharma confirmed a GBP 1-million...

UK

Indian-origin Avni Doshi's debut novel 'Burnt Sugar' shortlisted for 2020 Booker Prize

Indian-origin author Avni Doshi is among the six finalists whose works have been shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for her debut novel...

Global

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...

UK

10-year-old Indian-origin girl among semi-finalists of Britain's Got Talent 2020

10-year-old Indian-origin girl Souparnika Nair is one of the contestants who have been selected for the semi-final round of Britain's Got...

Entertainment NRI Stories

SII set to resume coronavirus vaccine trials in India pending permission

The DGCI also demanded a report detailing symptoms of the UK patient and directed the SII to increase monitoring of trial patients who had...

Covid-19

Indian-origin professor's firm begins trial of new COVID-19 vaccine in UK

An Indian-origin professor’s Oxford-based company announced that its Indian partner, the Serum Institute of India (SIIPL), has begun...

Covid-19

Prince Harry repays tax payer money used for renovation of Frogmore Cottage

Britain's Prince Harry has reportedly repaid the GBP 2.4 million pound refurbishment cost for a cottage on the grounds of Queen Elizabeth...

UK

Nirav Modi's extradition trial begins in London court

Fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi's extradition case related to the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money...

UK

Nirav Modi case verdict to be made after final hearing set for December 1

The judgment in the extradition trial of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi over the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud...

UK

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

British-Indian 8-year-old Milan raises GBP 1,000 for National Literacy Trust challenge

Eight-year-old Milan Kumar participated in the #FitforLit cycling challenge to raise GBP 1,000 for the National Literacy Trust and share his...

UK

Biotech firm based in India, UK wins Roddenberry Prize, named after 'Star Trek' creator

An India and United Kingdom-based genomics biotech company is among four worldwide projects that won the first-ever USD 1-million 2020...

Covid-19

Indian students in UK struggling due to lack of hardship support infrastructure: Study

Several Indian students studying in the United Kingdom have reportedly been struggling to access COVID-19 hardship funds set up by...

Covid-19

UK announces GBP 3 mn fund for COVID, climate change studies in India

The United Kingdom government has launched a GBP 3 million innovation challenge fund in India to support scientists in academia and industry...

Global

British-Indian physician awarded for volunteer work helping NHS charity

Ravi Solanki, an Indian-origin physician, is among 19 winners of the United Kingdom's Royal Academy of Engineering President's Special...

UK

UK Labour Party India group says Kashmir motion not official policy

United Kingdom's Opposition Labour Party is determined to rebuild trust and win back Indian-origin voters alienated following a...

UK

Labour Party launches campaign to search for more British-Indian representatives

Labour Friends of India (LFIN), the diaspora representative group of the United Kingdom's Opposition Labour Party, launched its new 'Mahatma...

UK

Expect to see growth in UK-India trade post coronavirus crisis: UKIBC CEO

India is an attractive proposition for United Kingdom businesses looking for alternatives to China, in view of the prevailing sentiments...

Global