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Nine-year-old chess prodigy wins fight to stay in Britain

August 11, 2018 8:17 pm

The English Chess Federation and two lawmakers had appealed to Home Secretary Sajid Javid to let the family stay, saying Shreyas was the U.K.'s greatest chess talent in a generation and had lived in the country most of his life.

Indian professionals challenge UK govt in court over visas

May 02, 2018 3:04 pm

While the visa category itself was discontinued in 2010, former applicants were eligible to apply for ILR until April this year if they met the necessary requirements.

UK sets aside extra 3 billion pounds for Brexit

November 22, 2017 10:41 pm

The Budget announcement is also an indication to the EU that the UK is prepared for a worst-case, no-deal scenario ahead of crunch talks at a summit in Brussels next month.

UK government rushes staff for rehabilitation of London fire victims

June 18, 2017 5:50 pm

Other measures outlined by Prime Minister Theresa May following a meeting with residents at Downing Street on Saturday, included more staff covering phone lines and ground staff wearing high-visibility clothing so they could be easily found.

In Britain’s war on terror, one teacher shows the way

September 14, 2015 2:21 am

Under a new law, schools in Britain must have “due regard to prevent students from being drawn into terrorism”. Critics say the law unfairly targets Muslims.

UK unveils tough new anti-terror bill

November 24, 2014 6:56 pm

The law will also allow the police to force internet service providers to hand over data showing who is using a computer or smartphone at any particular time.

DMRC dealt with Alstom France, not UK: Sreedharan

September 13, 2014 10:43 am

The British arm of the firm was charged with bribery by UK’s SFO.

DMRC contracts: Centre to ask UK for details on Alstom bribes

September 12, 2014 2:51 am

Urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu has asked urban development secretary Shankar Aggarwal to write to the foreign secretary in pursuit of this matter.

UK’s Pak-origin minister quits over ‘morally indefensible’ Gaza policy

August 06, 2014 12:16 am

Cameron said Ban Ki-moon was right in speaking out against an Israeli attack near a UN-run school in Gaza.

UK honours First World War Indian heroes

June 26, 2014 9:56 pm

The FCO will also be publishing an online digital archive of all the overseas Victoria Cross recipients.