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Two Indian-origin ministers in UK PM Truss' new cabinet

PM Truss appointed a new cabinet with people from diverse backgrounds. It also includes two Indian-origin ministers, Suella Braverman and...

UK

Vikram Doraiswami to be India's next high commissioner to UK

Indian diplomat Vikram K Doraiswami, an Indian Foreign Service officer of 1992 batch, has been appointed India's new High Commissioner to...

UK

India-born Sunil Chopra wins UK's Mayor seat for second time

India-born businessman Sunil Chopra was elected as Southwark's London Borough Mayor for the second time.

UK NRI Stories

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

British-Indian army officer Harpreet Chandi first woman of colour to reach South Pole solo

British-born Sikh army officer Captain Harpreet Chandi has made history by becoming the first "woman of colour" to complete a solo...

NRI Stories

Johnson, Modi launch Green Grid Initiative at COP26 summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson jointly launched a new flagship international initiative late...

Global

COP26: India, UK to unveil project aimed at creating solar grid that connects world

India and Britain will be rolling out a solar grid project that is aimed at connecting countries in different parts of the world at the...

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 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

Vijay Mallya is wanted back in India under charges of financial fraud. He defaulted on repayment of loans taken by the now-defunct...

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