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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

Mary Elizabeth Truss becomes Britain's new PM

British politician Liz Truss is set to be the third woman Prime Minister of United Kingdom (UK) after Theresa May and Margaret Thatcher.

UK

Indians in UK hold 'havan' for PM candidate Rishi Sunak

The Indian diaspora in UK has stepped up efforts to ensure his well-being and victory by organising havans for former British Finance...

UK

Second Sunak-Truss debate abandoned after moderator faints on stage

UK News: The latest Tory leadership debate between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss was abandoned after the presenter reporter fainted on stage,...

UK

Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss final contenders in Tory leadership vote

Rishi Sunak, the Indian-origin former UK Chancellor, has emerged as one of two candidates to succeed Boris Johnson as leader of the...

UK

Tory leadership vote: Rishi Sunak tops second round

UK News- Former finance minister Rishi Sunak secured the most votes in the second round of the nomination ballot to choose the next...

UK

Indian-origin Rishi Sunak tops first Tory leadership vote

Indian-origin Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak won the first round of voting by MPs to choose the next Conservative leader and...

UK

Boris Johnson resigns; Indian-origin Rishi Sunak bookies' favourite as next UK PM

Boris Johnson resigned as leader of Britain's Conservative party after dozens of ministers quit his scandal-hit government.

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UK Cabinet ministers Rishi Sunak, Sajid Javid resign

Breaking News- United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid have resigned from their Cabinet...

UK

What UK's new 'high potential visa' means for Indian students

Indian-origin UK Cabinet ministers Rishi Sunak and Priti Patel in a joint announcement new High Potential Individual (HPI) visa route for...

UK

Gujarat-based architect Balkrishna Doshi bags prestigious UK medal

Ahmedabad-based Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi will be honoured with the prestigious UK medal, Royal Gold Medal 2022 by the Royal...

UK

Johnson’s two-day visit: UK, India aim to forge defence, diplomatic, economic ties

News: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, during his two-day visit to India, discussed strategic defence, diplomatic and economic partnership,...

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British Airways plane nearly overturned by wind while trying to land

A British Airways plane was forced to abort a landing at the Heathrow airport due to high winds and nearly overturned.

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Odds favour Rishi Sunak as next UK PM if Johnson steps down

Rishi Sunak News: Odds have favoured Indian-origin Chancellor Rishi Sunak as the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom if Boris Johnson...

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UK Sikh MP draws flak for tweet on Punjab’s ‘sacrilege’ incident

The United Kingdom’s first female Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill has drawn criticism over a tweet that condemned the alleged sacrilege incidents...

UK

UK reports surge of 10,000 Omicron cases

Cases in the United Kingdom of the fast-spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus jumped sharply to almost 25,000.

Covid-19

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

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...

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Pandora Papers leak: Indian-origin Tory donor Mohamed Amersi among those named

Prominent Tory donor Mohammed Amersi, who had contributed to Boris Johnson's leadership campaign was involved in one of Europe's biggest...

Global

UK recognises Covishield vaccine, but quarantine rules still to apply for Indian travellers

The United Kingdom has announced changes in its travel and quarantine rules and said that the UK now recognises Covishield as a vaccine....

Covid-19

Shashi Tharoor among prominent Indians attacking UK's new COVID travel policy for India

Prominent Indian politicians and celebrities have gone on the record condemning the United Kingdom government's newest COVID-19 travel...

Covid-19

Indian Minister Piyush Goyal, UK counterpart Liz Truss to discuss UK-India trade agreement

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is scheduled for virtual talks with his UK counterpart Liz Truss on Monday to discuss the...

Global

UK-India Business Council suggests proposals for upcoming bilateral FTA regulations

With the negotiations for a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between India and the United Kingdom expected to start later this year, the...

Global

UK begins bringing troops home as Kabul evacuation operation draws to a close

As the evacuation operation at Kabul airport wound down on Saturday, the UK authorities have started bringing their troops home from...

Global

UK Indian-origin minister Alok Sharma discusses green energy project during India visit

Indian-origin United Kingdom minister Alok Sharma, the president of the upcoming 26th United Nations climate change conference, met Indian...

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