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The United Kingdom is an ethnically diverse society. 2011 Census data of UK shows that amongst the 56 million residents in England and Wales, 1.4 million identify with the Indian ethnic group.

UK: India-born doctor sent to four years in prison for raping woman

An India-born doctor was sentenced to four years in jail after being found guilty of serious sexual assault against a woman over three years...

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

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.

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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,...

Global

We are where the children need help: Deepak Kapoor of Save the Children’s Global Board

Ex-PwC Chairman Deepak Kapoor has been inducted in Save the Children Global Board. Catch his exclusive interview with Connected to India.

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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

Nine-year-old yoga prodigy Indira Sharma following in her family's footsteps

Nine-year-old Indira Sharma is following in the footsteps of her father Dr Nanjundiah Vishwanath and elder brother Ishwar Sharma as a yoga...

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Vijay Mallya loses fight to save his London home

Indian fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya has lost the legal fight to keep his London house after a UK court refused to grant him a stay of...

UK

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...

UK

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...

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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

Indian-origin Leena Nair is new Chanel Global CEO

Indian-origin Leena Nair, the first female and youngest-ever Chief Human Resources Officer of Anglo-Dutch FMCG major Unilever has stepped...

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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

Gautam Adani commits USD 70 bn to clean energy in meeting with UK PM

Indian billionaire and Adani group chairman Gautam Adani met United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday at the Global Investment...

UK

UK eases quarantine regulations for Indians fully vaccinated with Covishield

Starting from October 11, Indian travellers fully vaccinated with both doses of Covishield will not require to be quarantined in the United...

Covid-19

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

India, UK set to jointly propose ‘green grid’ at COP26 summit

India and the UK are likely to announce a joint declaration on “one sun, one world, one grid” — or OSOWOG at the upcoming COP26,...

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 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.

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