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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...

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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:...

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...