Tag: UK

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  • Amazon invests in UK-based food delivery platform

    Amazon invests in UK-based food delivery platform

    "Amazon is set to be the largest investor in Deliveroo's Series G funding round and Deliveroo is raising a total of $575 million with participation from Amazon."

    May 18, 2019
  • Theresa May under pressure to set her departure date

    Theresa May under pressure to set her departure date

    In the meeting on Thursday, the senior Conservative MPs are expected to press her to set out her departure timetable, regardless of whether Parliament backs her Brexit withdrawal agreement.

    May 16, 2019
  • UK MPs to vote on Brexit bill early next month

    UK MPs to vote on Brexit bill early next month

    The development comes after May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn met on Tuesday evening to discuss the ongoing talks, which the Downing Street gas described as "both useful and constructive", the BBC said.

    May 15, 2019
  • UK PM May under pressure to drop Brexit talks with Labour

    UK PM May under pressure to drop Brexit talks with Labour

    The fragility of May's leadership and the threat it presents to any deal being deliverable has been discussed openly in the cross-party Brexit talks, which resumed on Monday.

    May 14, 2019
  • Cyber vulnerabilities must be viewed in context

    Cyber vulnerabilities must be viewed in context

    Reportedly, New Zealand and Australia have also denied a foothold to this Chinese company, while at the same time it is also facing proceedings in a federal court of law at New York.

    May 8, 2019
  • 2 injured in explosion at Tata Steel plant in UK

    2 injured in explosion at Tata Steel plant in UK

    The blast at occurred around 0335 GMT with emergency fire crews rushing to battle the blaze.

    April 26, 2019
  • UK, India experts explore smart tech solution for Indian farmers

    UK, India experts explore smart tech solution for Indian farmers

    Experts from the UK and India have concluded that harnessing smartphone technology which could help Indian farmers not only make better business decisions

    April 25, 2019
  • CBI in a Democracy

    CBI in a Democracy

    The Government has been very badly advised. The accused in the CBI case has been posted to a coveted job and the complainant has been reprimanded. This reminds one of the warning sounded by one of the greatest sons of independent India, the immortal Sardar Patel: 'Don't tinker with the all-India services. It will damage good governance no end'. The nation has just unveiled with great pride its tallest statue of the immeasurably tall Son of India. Let history not record that it was just an empty gesture.

    March 11, 2019
  • UK assures support to India in fighting terror

    UK assures support to India in fighting terror

    Sources said Sedwill conveyed that all assistance would be extended to India bilaterally in dealing with any form of terrorism through counter-terrorism cooperation, intelligence sharing and by bringing the perpetrators of terror attacks to justice.

    March 7, 2019
  • India hopes China will support ban on Masood Azhar at UNSC

    India hopes China will support ban on Masood Azhar at UNSC

    The Security Council Sanctions Committee will have 10 working days to consider the fresh proposal submitted by the three members.

    February 28, 2019
  • UK to send largest, most powerful aircraft carrier to Pacific on first operational mission

    UK to send largest, most powerful aircraft carrier to Pacific on first operational mission

    "The UK is a global power with truly global interest... We must be prepared to compete for our interests and our values far, far from home," UK Defence Minister Gavin Williamson said.

    February 12, 2019
  • May’s deal is what UK voted for

    May’s deal is what UK voted for

    Forgive me, I may have missed something. There has of course been a lot to take in over the last few days. But, despite what the latest former Brexit secretary believes, it seems to me that the Brexit withdrawal agreement delivers almost exactly what the UK voted for in June 2016. The reasons 17.4m people …

    November 20, 2018
  • Indian-origin pregnant woman killed in arrow attack in UK; baby survives

    Indian-origin pregnant woman killed in arrow attack in UK; baby survives

    The baby is fighting for his life in hospital following the attack on Monday evening in Ilford area of east London.

    November 14, 2018
  • This person’s take on Brexit is breaking the Internet

    This person’s take on Brexit is breaking the Internet

    On 29 March 2019, the United Kingdom (UK) will officially leave the European Union (EU) unless a counter protest in favour of a second (and final) vote fails to have its way.

    October 22, 2018
  • Trading untruths

    Trading untruths

    If polygraph tests were widely accepted as accurate and legal to decide who is speaking the truth, a strong case would exist for appealing to the apex court to make such a test mandatory before every politician talks to the media. What the rival parties project as “facts” about fugitive liquor-baron Vijay Mallya’s interaction with …

    September 15, 2018
  • Overseas arrogance

    Overseas arrogance

    Indeed curious is the wisdom that Rahul Gandhi spouts before an audience abroad. At home he confines himself to mundane politicking. Is it because before a foreign jaunt he gets his captive think-tank to identify what could sell, and then has speech-writers prepare him to cut an impressive figure, in contrast to his insipid presentations …

    August 27, 2018
  • RSS is similar to Muslim Brotherhood: Rahul Gandhi in UK

    RSS is similar to Muslim Brotherhood: Rahul Gandhi in UK

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological parent, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), in the United Kingdom on Friday.

    August 24, 2018