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UK unveils USD 1.2 billion package to drive India's green growth

The UK and India have unveiled a USD 1.2 billion package of public and private finance to help drive green growth in the latter country.

Global

Hinduphobia Row: Oxford University agrees Rashmi Samant was bullied after investigation

Hinduphobia Row - Months after the first female Indian President-elect of Oxford University Student’s Union Rashmi Samant was vilified and...

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

21-year-old British-Indian is youngest member on Queen's Birthday Honours' List

21-year-old British-Indian Amika George has been picked as the youngest recipient of the Queen’s Birthday Honours this year for pushing...

UK

New book by UK journalists delves into prominent extradition cases with India

Even as the United Kingdom's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) handed over an alleged drug smuggler to India for extradition, a new book...

UK

UK Parliament tables debate on Indian farmers protests, press freedom for next week

British lawmakers are set to debate the issue of press freedom and safety of protesters in India next week in response to an e-petition...

UK

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...

UK

UK minister set to hold trade talks during upcoming India visit

Britain's international trade secretary Liz Truss is set to arrive in New Delhi for talks with Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal...

Global

Customised UK-India youth mobility partnership in the works following Brexit, says UK Home Secretary Priti Patel

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has said that discussions are underway for a bespoke post-Brexit partnership with India in the field of youth...

UK

Vijay Mallya can't be extradited until UK legal matter resolved, Indian Supreme Court told

The Centre government yesterday told the Indian Supreme Court it is making all efforts to extradite fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya but...

Global

India slams UK MPs over Kashmir debate, states they are making 'false assertions'

The Indian condemned some of the United Kingdom parliamentarians who participated in a debate on Kashmir in the Houses of Parliament complex...

UK

UK Premier Boris Johnson calls Indian PM Modi, expresses regret over cancelling January 26 visit

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson today cancelled his visit to India later this month. Johnson, who was scheduled to be the chief...

UK

India, UK to finalise post-Brexit trade deals early in 2021, claim officials

Post-Brexit, India and UK may finalise trade agreements in areas like pharmaceuticals, fintech, chemicals, defence manufacturing, petroleum...

Global

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

UK PM hails India's progress in solar energy sector during climate summit

Speaking at a virtual climate summit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed the “incredible things” being done by India in the...

UK

Indian-origin man in UK to get first COVID vaccine

An 87-year-old Indian-origin man from north-east England is set to become one of the first people in the world to get a COVID-19 vaccine...

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

Modi, UK PM Johnson discuss 'quantum jump' in India-UK partnership, MEA says

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated "their shared desire" to impart a quantum jump to the...

UK

BAFTA announces initiative to unearth, develop talented entertainers across India

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) on Monday announced its 'Breakthrough Initiative' which will identify, celebrate,...

UK

Mallya can be extradited after 'confidential legal issue' is addressed in UK: MEA

Anurag Srivastava, Indian Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson, in his weekly briefing yesterday said that fugitive businessman Vijay...

UK

UK companies outsourcing customs jobs to India in anticipation of post-Brexit surge

Companies in the United Kingdom are planning on hiring cheaper overseas labour to complete their customs paperwork post-Brexit, creating...

UK

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

UK says it is trying to resolve Vijay Mallya's extradition issue

The United Kingdom yesterday said it was trying to resolve Vijay Mallya’s “confidential” legal matter as early as possible so that...

UK

UK invites PM Modi to attend upcoming virtual climate summit

The United Kingdom has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Climate Ambition summit that will take place in December. Sir...

UK