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  • Air India launches direct flight from Hyd to London

    Air India launches direct flight from Hyd to London

    Non-stop Air India flights will operate between Hyderabad and the Heathrow Airport twice a week -- Monday and Friday.  Air India Flight A 147 will depart from Hyderabad at 1.30 a.m. on Monday and arrive at the Heathrow Airport at 7.30 a.m. (local time).

    September 10, 2021
  • UK reports 25,161 Covid cases

    UK reports 25,161 Covid cases

    Despite the fall in numbers, Londoners remained the most Covid vaccine hesitant among the regions of Britain.

    August 10, 2021
  • Wipro opens innovation centre in London

    Wipro opens innovation centre in London

    The 75-year-old firm, which has been present in the United Kingdom (UK) over the last 25 years, employs 4,000 techies.

    May 5, 2021
  • France confirms first case of UK’s coronavirus variant in London returnee

    France confirms first case of UK’s coronavirus variant in London returnee

    The new strain of the virus, which experts fear is more contagious, has prompted more than 50 countries to impose travel restrictions on the UK.

    December 26, 2020
  • New coronavirus variant emerging as possible cause for rapidly rising infection rates in UK

    New coronavirus variant emerging as possible cause for rapidly rising infection rates in UK

    Health Secretary Matt Hancock said London, and parts of three surrounding counties, would move into the highest of three levels of restrictions in force across England from Wednesday.

    December 15, 2020
  • ‘India, Pakistan should settle issue bilaterally’: Boris Johnson’s remarks on farm bills leaves opposition perplexed

    ‘India, Pakistan should settle issue bilaterally’: Boris Johnson’s remarks on farm bills leaves opposition perplexed

    The UK government has so far refused to be drawn into the ongoing protests in India, with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) saying the matter of handling protests was an internal one.

    December 10, 2020
  • Thousands of people protest in central London in support of farmers in India, several arrested

    Thousands of people protest in central London in support of farmers in India, several arrested

    Several police officers in face masks asked people to disperse from the "We stand with farmers of Punjab" demonstration, having warned that strict regulations remain in place.

    December 7, 2020
  • 402 Indians stranded in UK, B’desh & Dubai flown to city

    402 Indians stranded in UK, B’desh & Dubai flown to city

    Covid protocol announcements will have to be made at airports, in-flights and during transit.

    November 10, 2020
  • Unlike many, Camden Durga Puja braving COVID-19 pandemic for Bengalis in Britain

    Unlike many, Camden Durga Puja braving COVID-19 pandemic for Bengalis in Britain

    Even on days of epidemic, the old Mittal’s Durga Puja is trying to make the colourful atmosphere of this autumn festival on the soil of Britain.

    October 23, 2020
  • Kolkata airport focuses on improving passenger handling operations

    Kolkata airport focuses on improving passenger handling operations

    The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) airport, of late, has been dealing with a surge in passenger growth, especially after the flight ban to six covid hotspots from Kolkata, was withdrawn.

    September 5, 2020
  • Sonam Kapoor shares her ‘state of mind’

    Sonam Kapoor shares her ‘state of mind’

    Sonam took to Instagram, where she has shared a boomerang video of herself. In the clip, Sonam is seen making a funny face.

    August 2, 2020
  • Work from home a short-term fix

    Work from home a short-term fix

    While there is no alternative during times of a pandemic, of concern is the recent tendency to propagate WFH as a permanent feature or the new normal.

    July 11, 2020
  • Elections to quangos

    Elections to quangos

    But three months after the lockdown was declared, we need to reflect on how well children have been looked after, not merely in terms of online learning but in matters medical as well.

    June 24, 2020
  • Anti-racism protests show society at ‘tipping point’: Greta Thunberg

    Anti-racism protests show society at ‘tipping point’: Greta Thunberg

    A statue of a southern general who defended slavery during the US Civil War was thrown down and set on fire by protesters in the Washington on Friday.

    June 20, 2020
  • Fifty Shades of Black

    Fifty Shades of Black

    And my final lesson was learnt the day the tragic news about George Floyd broke: when I realized that I felt for him not just as another human being but also at another level: I felt angry about the systemic violence and exploitation against all people of colour. Colonization, slavery, murder, do not happen to ‘others’.

    June 10, 2020
  • Covid’s Child

    Covid’s Child

    We live in a country where the digital divide is pronounced and there is little point in widening this divide by imposing a stressful digital environment on our children in the name of education. The vital issues of online safety for children, including online bullying and undesirable internet content, are also brushed under the carpet in the mad rush to appear modern and digitally futuristic.

    May 21, 2020
  • High Priest of Nature~II

    High Priest of Nature~II

    Two hundred and fifty years on, the Wordsworthian poetic legacy has never been more relevant to the modern man. In a world characterised by fresh environmental challenges like global warming, climate change, forest fires, extinction of species and endangering of bio-diversity, Wordsworth's verse underlines the message of venerating the spirit of nature. Contemplating, understanding and communing with the intrinsic spirit in the natural world, according to Wordsworth, stands to empower individuals both physically and spiritually.

    April 20, 2020