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UK’s Covishield faux pas

India is to be classified as an Amber List country but yet has to abide by Red List rules of...

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AUKUS: A new strategic alliance that is taking shape

The French are disappointed as their 2016 contract for diesel Attack Class submarines worth €50billion has been cancelled, but Boris...

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Cabinet reshuffle: Boris Johnson’s team includes new faces

London: The Brexit cabinet has been replaced by a Build Back Better cabinet, if folks were wondering what Boris Johnson...

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The Levy and Boris Johnson’s health and social care bill

Is The Levy ring-fenced and audited, with the appropriate oversight and accountability? Have the alternatives such as a sliding scale...

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Resistance Front in Panjshir geared up for defending Afghanistan against Taliban

The Resistance Front in Panjshir are self-sufficient at the moment, but once winter arrives, they will need external support to...

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Pakistan goes on a charm defensive in UK

Moeed Yusuf kept painting Pakistan as a victim. London: Pakistan’s lobby in Westminster is on an overdrive. Two anti-India discussions...

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US folly in Afghanistan the new axis for Cold War 2?

London: Boris Johnson confronted the first full House of Commons 2021 with all the hubris he could muster to justify...

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‘Covid, conflict, lack of food shattering Myanmar’

Cardinal Charles Bo, the Archbishop of Yangon, spoke to The Sunday Guardian on the situation in Myanmar, which is under...

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Is Chinese interest in the Sahelian region a colonial threat?

The Sahel comprises Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Chad. The region has been in a widening transnational conflict for...

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Boris Johnson government mired in an array of errors

The Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP) was the hope of locally employed staff (LES) who have played supporting roles...

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‘Nato troops withdrawal is leading to horrific consequences for Afghanistan’

‘Of great concern for the Western powers should be the prospect of the vacuum being filled by China.’ London: In...

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Indo-Pacific region vital to UK’s strategic interests

The Carrier Strike Group is protecting the rules-based order for freedom of navigation, fair rules for equitable distribution of resources...

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‘Test-Trace and Isolate’ app likely to be reinvented as a vaccine passport

London: UK’s fully vaccinated Health Secretary Sajid Javid reported in a video clip that he had tested positive in a...

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Findings of the Oxford probe into Samant’s complaint still confidential

London: In February 2021 Rashmi Samant, an Indian post-graduate student was victorious in her bid for the Presidency of the...

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India playing positive role in Afghanistan: UK Chief of Defence Staff

London: General Sir Nick Carter is the Chief of the Defence Staff of the UK Armed Forces. In an exclusive...

British Army General Sir Nick Carter arrives for a meeting to address the government's response to the coronavirus outbreak, at Downing Street in London

India has always played a stabilising role in Afghanistan: UK Chief of Defence Staff

‘I think it is important to recognise that the Taliban’s narrative does not resonate in arguably 80% of the population...

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While UK braces for Euro 2021 final and Freedom Day, administration is breaking the Covid-19 logjam

LONDON: Two events, meanwhile, dominate in the UK— the Euro 2021 Football Final against Italy (11 July), and Freedom Day...

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Sajid Javid’s appointment as UK’s new Health Secretary changes the Tory dynamics

Sajid Javid previously served as Home Secretary from 2018 to 2019, and then as Chancellor until February last year, when...

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UK’s ILO Lt Commander Stephen Smith joins Indian Navy

Lieutenant Commander Stephen Smith will be based full-time at the Centre, working directly with the Indian Armed Forces and fellow...

Conflict of views about China and the pandemic pushing UK into commotion

While the left ear hears an idealistic notion that trade, talks, and investment will be sufficient to keep the peace...

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Anti-bodies, G7 and sausages: A UK diary

The Prime Minister welcomed the united stance taken by the G7 in condemning the recent coup in Myanmar and the...

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Has Boris Johnson’s government got caught in a tumult?

Evidently, there are some parallels in India where both the opposition and much of the media have weaponised the pandemic...

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Covid-19: Britain’s saga of variant vocabulary

The British press is notorious for fearmongering about Coronavirus. Even government does not seem to mind its language in this...

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The world cares for India-UK’s 2021 agenda

The effort of helping India amid the trying times is coming from myriad fronts and is happening all over the...