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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

Setback for Nirav Modi in extradition case as UK judge rules Indian government's evidence admissible

Fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi faced another setback as a United Kingdom judge ruled in the government of India's favour by allowing...

UK

Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla meets UK Home Minister Priti Patel during flying visit

Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Priti Patel yesterday in London as well and discussed a...

UK

Final stages of Nirav Modi extradition hearing begin in UK court

The extradition case of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who is wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering, is expected...

UK

India's Supreme Court seeks update from government on Vijay Mallya's extradition

The Supreme Court of India yesterday asked the Centre to file a status report within six weeks on the proceedings pending in the United...

Global

Last Sikh queen's jewellery collection sold at UK auction house Bonhams' event

Jewels that once belonged to Maharani Jindan Kaur, the last wife of Sikh Empire ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and which were later inherited...

UK

UK firms say it is easier to do business in India now: Survey

A survey revealed that nearly two-thirds of United Kingdom-based businesses operating in India believe it is getting easier to do business...

Corporate

UK's Indian-origin finance minister Rishi Sunak highlights economic ties in India-UK summit

United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak in a virtual discussion with Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman hailed a...

UK

UK court denies Nirav Modi's bail plea for seventh time

A United Kingdom court has rejected the latest bail plea of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who has been lodged in a London prison...

UK

Largest Hindu temple in Britain spreads awareness of coronavirus trial among Indian community

Europe’s BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, the largest Hindu temple in the continent, is spreading awareness about the PRINCIPLE trial of...

UK

Pramod Mittal, brother of UK steel tycoon Laxmi Mittal, claims losses of GBP 2.5 bn in bankruptcy

Industrialist Pramod Mittal, the younger brother of UK-based steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, has claimed that he owes GBP 2.5 billion pounds....

UK

UK university team announces new technology to purify groundwater for farmers in India

Experts from the United Kingdom's University of Birmingham claim to have designed a low-energy and high-efficiency means of purifying water...

Global

Indian students start studies in UK universities despite pandemic

A significant number of students from India have managed to travel to the United Kingdom despite COVID-19 restrictions to take up courses...

UK