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  • Sunak greenlights 3,000 UK visas for Indians hours after meeting PM Modi

    Sunak greenlights 3,000 UK visas for Indians hours after meeting PM Modi

    The British government said India is the first visa-national country to benefit from such a scheme.

    November 16, 2022
  • 50 UN members condemn Chinese government’s oppression of Uyghurs

    50 UN members condemn Chinese government’s oppression of Uyghurs

    Fifty United Nations member states issued a joint statement condemning the Chinese government's oppression of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in East Turkistan.

    November 2, 2022
  • An English Rishi

    An English Rishi

    The challenges, both internal and external, before Mr Sunak are enormous. The approval ratings for the Conservative party are at a historic low of 22 per cent, despite the landslide victory in the 2019 General Elections. Even within the Conservative party, the majority may not root for Mr Sunak, as demonstrated in his face-off with Liz Truss, a couple ofmonths ago. Clearly, Conservative MPs have selected him for the specific task of reviving the British economy.

    November 1, 2022
  • Prince Harry’s memoir to be published in January 2023

    Prince Harry’s memoir to be published in January 2023

    Prince Harry's memoir appears to have a release date after a protracted wait. After months of crazed speculation, the book will be published on January 10, 2023, according to industry experts, according to a New York Times report.

    October 27, 2022
  • Let’s feel good, sure, but Rishi is a British dish

    Let’s feel good, sure, but Rishi is a British dish

    This Diwali is illuminated with added lights and the aroma of sweets for British Indians, for sure. As soon as ‘Dishy’ Rishi’s premiership was confirmed at 2:00 BST on 24 October, one of my acquaintances living in Warwick

    October 26, 2022
  • Anti-Labour Party

    Anti-Labour Party

    In politics, self-sabotaging acts are so common that they rarely surprise veteran observers. At the bitter root of most shoot-oneself-in-the-foot idiocies is stubborn blindness occurring when a leadership asserts its self-preservation over the good of Party members.

    October 22, 2022
  • World Athletics: Wightman wins surprise 1,500m gold, Kerley out in 200m sprint

    World Athletics: Wightman wins surprise 1,500m gold, Kerley out in 200m sprint

    Wightman won in three minutes and 29.23 seconds, outperforming several of the event's favourites.

    July 20, 2022
  • US, UK, France veto Russian UNSC resolution to extend cross-border aid mechanism for Syria

    US, UK, France veto Russian UNSC resolution to extend cross-border aid mechanism for Syria

    The resolution would have extended the mechanism for six months, but the US, UK and France opposed the extension, saying it would not allow enough time to plan operations.

    July 9, 2022
  • Johnson survives

    Johnson survives

    Traditionally a vote of no-confidence in the party is triggered if leaders receive letters of request from at least 15 per cent of sitting members of Parliament.

    June 10, 2022
  • UK to provide Ukraine with 2 million pounds in essential food supplies

    UK to provide Ukraine with 2 million pounds in essential food supplies

    The United Kingdom will provide Ukraine with essential food supplies worth 2 million pounds, the UK Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

    March 26, 2022
  • UK could send jets, warships to protect NATO allies: Downing Street

    UK could send jets, warships to protect NATO allies: Downing Street

    The United Kingdom is expected to finalize its offer of extra military deployment to NATO allies this upcoming week during talks in Brussels.

    January 30, 2022
  • Anglo-French discord

    Anglo-French discord

    The Anglo-French diplomatic spat has intensified in the immediate aftermath of the death of 27 people who perished while trying to cross the English Channel. This has been rated as one of the deadliest disasters ever in the Channel. France has been remarkably swift in binning the British appeal as “unacceptable”.

    November 28, 2021
  • India, UK ask Taliban to ensure Afghan territory is not used to promote terror

    India, UK ask Taliban to ensure Afghan territory is not used to promote terror

    Jaishankar and Truss also discussed a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest while sharing their commitment to a multi-polar world and multilateralism.

    October 23, 2021
  • India, UK in talks to resolve travel guidelines row

    India, UK in talks to resolve travel guidelines row

    ''The UK is continuing to work on expanding the policy to countries and territories across the globe in a phased approach. We are continuing to engage with the Government of India on technical cooperation to expand UK recognition of vaccine certification to people vaccinated by a relevant public health body in India,'' a British High Commission spokesperson said.

    October 3, 2021
  • Vaccine row: India decides to take reciprocal action against UK citizens

    Vaccine row: India decides to take reciprocal action against UK citizens

    The strong step by New Delhi came as the issue relating to the UK not recognising Indian vaccine certificates could not be resolved amicably by the two countries.

    October 2, 2021
  • India, UK to launch negotiations on FTA this year

    India, UK to launch negotiations on FTA this year

    Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal yesterday held talks with Britain's International Trade Secretary Liz Truss on the scope and ambition for the FTA.

    September 14, 2021
  • UK Health Secy tests Covid positive

    UK Health Secy tests Covid positive

    Javid became the Health Secretary following the resignation of his predecessor Matt Hancock last month, reports Xinhua news agency.

    July 18, 2021