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British think-tank advocates an Indo-Pacific Charter

A common denominator between European countries is importance of ASEAN. London: An idea that was articulated in India in April is...

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ISI favourite shames UK House of Lords

London: On 17 November, the House of Lords Conduct Committee (HLCC) published a 266-page forensic report into the morally bankrupt...

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A BioNTech vaccine and an ideological rift

London: Matt Hancock applauded the advent of a BioNTech vaccine from the front  bench, claiming the first of 10 million doses...

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‘Taiwan has an outstanding record in challenging the pandemic’

Czech Republic Senator Pavel Fischer says there are risks of continuing to exclude Taiwan from active participation in WHO.  ...

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Indo-Pacific is new strategic centre of the world: Shringla in UK

New Delhi: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s visit to UK came on the eve of the US Presidential election,...

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UK locked down again

London: The leak of government’s new Lockdown policy has infuriated the Prime Minister and backbenchers, this leak bounced the government into...

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Johnson’s government faces unprecedented criticism

As Covid infections rise again and as Tiers1-2-3 unpopularity increases the Boris Johnson government face unprecedented criticism, from within and...

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Circuit breaker: Lockdown gets a new name

London: As England is inching towards another full-scale lockdown, renamed a circuit breaker, a three-tier system has been introduced—traffic lights without...

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In party speech, Johnson challenges notion he has lost his mojo

Some are reporting that Boris Johnson’s fiancée, Carrie Symonds is an unofficial counsellor to him.   London: Boris Johnson made...

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Resentment builds as Boris Johnson disappoints

London: Folks who voted for and supported Boris Johnson against his detractors in 2019 are now disappointed with his performance...

Tory coronavirus emergency powers meet rebels

Tory coronavirus emergency powers meet rebels

London: Go to work, work at home, now go to work, now work at home, eat out to help out but...

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Tories getstrong opposition to Internal Market Bill 

The Internal Market Bill (IMB) has caused a furore, despite heavyweight judicial opposition and some parliamentary discomfort the controversial Bill...

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Covid-19 strikes back and controversy over UK Bill breaking international law

Before most of the population had overcome the first wave of fear generated by Covid-19 and SAGE, a new sledgehammer...

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A poor performance at PMQ from Johnson

This week began with schools and many offices returning to work, alternate weeks seems to be in vogue to accommodate...

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UK witnesses a serious lack of leadership

The government returns to Westminster on Tuesday, even though only a limited number of MPs return to the House of...

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UK’s education circus

The country is experiencing a fine fiasco around exam results, first the A-level confusion and the blame game variety show...

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Cummings, Mirza move into Whitehall

Rishi Sunak, Chancellor, warned of hard times ahead. This week showed UK in dire economic straits, with the economy shrinking...

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Bring Back the Boris Johnson of City Hall

In spite of a majority of 80 the Government’s recent performance has seen Conservatives divide, the media and commentators are...

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What’s next for Britain in the Indo-Pacific Century?

The aim of the Commission is to write the blueprint for a new strategic approach to the region, examining questions...

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Problems stack up for Conservatives but polling results improve

The Royal Courts of Justice granted Shamina Begum, the teenager who travelled to Syria in 2015 married and had had...

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Climbing out of Covid-19 

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is popular with MPs and the people, spending unreservedlydespite UK entering the severest recession and unemployment Britain...

Johnson is no Sinophobe but will he de-Sinofy Britain 

Johnson is no Sinophobe but will he de-Sinofy Britain 

Huawei’s 35% role in UK’s 5G is incessantly analysed and debated, the pressure to de-Sinofy increases. It is known 68...

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Macron visits UK; Labour flays govt ‘mishandling’ of pandemic

Labour is shoring up a narrative that might, post-Covid, culminate in a bid for another general election.   President Emmanuel...

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Can Boris Johnson restore and unite a multi-ethnic society?

London: Black voices are being heard in UK in an unprecedented way following the heinous and public homicide of George...