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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 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...

Other Sports

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.

Global

US, UK further ease travel COVID-19 curbs for Indians

Indians travelling to the US and the UK will now get to see more travel relaxations, with the number of COVID-19 cases in the country...

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...

UK

UK eases travel restrictions for travellers from India, moves it to 'amber' list

Travellers from India to the UK will have to undergo a 10-day quarantine at home. They must take a COVID test three days before departure...

Covid-19

India, UK sign MoU to run joint Ayurveda COVID relief study

The Indian AYUSH Ministry announced a collaboration with the United Kingdom's London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to...

Health & Fitness

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 government bars export of million-pound Mughal dagger

The United Kingdom government placed a temporary export bar on an 18th century Mughal era dagger and scabbard, worth over GBP 1 million, to...

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

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak highlights financial services, trade with Singapore, India

The United Kingdom's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak pledged yesterday to “sharpen” the competitive advantage of the UK...

UK

UK court dismisses Indian fugitive Nirav Modi's extradition appeal

Indian diamond merchant Nirav Modi's appeal against his extradition to India has been dismissed by a United Kingdom high court.

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

UK already in early stages of third COVID wave, warns Indian-origin scientist

Indian-origin scientist advising the British government has warned that there are signs that the UK is in the early stages of 3rd wave of...

Covid-19

Indian-origin UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak gears up to present Budget on Wednesday

Rishi Sunak, United Kingdom's first Indian-origin finance minister, is reportedly set to scrap an unpopular tax on women's sanitary products...

UK

63% increase in Indian students studying in the UK in 2019: Study

The number of Indian students going to the United Kingdom for higher studies in 2019 is on the rise, according to the British High...

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