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‘2030 Roadmap’ will further strengthen the Indo-UK ties

A new era is taking shape between UK and India, PM’s Johnson and Modi have made a commitment to bring...

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British Indian diaspora mobilises support for India

The British government too joined India’s many international friends and allies in supplying help. When the Indian embassy in London...

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UK-India bilateral outcomes are now in a limbo

It seemed Johnson was aware cancelling would not be a good move in the eyes of India and he held...

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Johnson’s India visit showcases UK support and respect for India on world stage

London: Boris Johnson is going to India. Expectations from the British Prime Minister’s first overseas trip since Brexit and Covid-19...

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Have vaccine passport, will travel

The 8,000+ responses to Gove’s domestic certification proposal were emphatically negative. Michael Gove, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (CDL),...

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China, Russia use social media to fuel protests in UK

London: The disruption being caused through “Kill the Bill” protests in UK is an effort by the Sino-Russian alliance to...

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Vaccines: Supply chains become global and nations interdependent

On Thursday, the House of Commons voted 484 to 76 in favour of extending the Coronavirus Act powers, to limit...

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China tightens its claws on free press, academia

London: On 1 March, the Foreign Correspondents Club of China (FCCC) in Beijing published their report on media freedom in...

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Rishi Sunak top of the pops

Sunak is known as Maharaja of the Dales, Dishy Rishi, India’s son in law, Disney prince version of a Tory...

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Nirav Modi case: India’s ‘unsanitary jails’ no longer a valid argument in UK courts

London: The case for the extradition by the Government of India of Nirav Deepak Modi (RP, Requested Person) is being...

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Lord Bilimoria looks forward to UK-India education development, collaboration

He is very excited about India’s New Education Policy that will allow foreign universities to open up in India. London:...

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UK-China a balancing act or a decoupling?

In the House of Commons, the government blocked a vote on a ‘genocide amendment’ to the Trade Bill that had...

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Union on the Edge

The EU’s impulsive decision to trigger Article 16 over vaccines to UK has irked the Conservative government and aggravated the...

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Britain crosses the tragic number of 100,000 Covid deaths

London: Boris Johnson clearly finds it awkward to deliver bad news. During these corona times typically the bad news about...

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Kenya cheerful in the time of Covid, unlike gloomy UK

Recently in Kenya on a business trip, it was impressive to see digital coordination in action. We were armed with...

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British MPs debate India, muddy the waters

With China breathing down the neck of the West and of India is it too farfetched to imagine China’s tacit...

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From bad to worse: UK lockdown may last until end March

The NHS is on the edge of toppling over, with exhausted doctors and nurses begging people to protect the NHS,...

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Boris Johnson succeeds in de-coupling from EU

The outlook for 2021 is positive, with vaccinations being rolled out from 4 January and with PWC predicting UK’s long-term...

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Modi-Johnson reviving UK-India ties beyond trade

London: UK-India relations have emerged from their recent state of stagnation. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s acceptance of Prime Minister Narendra...

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2021: A year to strengthen UK-India relationship

‘UK and India share a long and enduring friendship and as we take back control of our trade, we can...

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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.  ...