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Indian-origin businessman Sunil Chopra elected as mayor in UK

May 22, 2022 6:36 pm

Chopra was the mayor of the London Borough of Southwark in 2014-2015, and deputy mayor in 2013-2014, the first Indian-origin person to hold the prestigious office in the Borough.

Moscow bars entry to Russia for UK's Johnson, Truss, Wallace

April 16, 2022 6:54 pm

The Russian Foreign Ministry said the list will be expanded in the “near future” to include more British politicians and parliamentarians.

Explained: What is UK's controversial new plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda?

April 30, 2022 11:16 pm

The United Kingdom has signed a deal with Rwanda to send some asylum seekers to the East African nation. What is the aim of this? How much will it cost? Why is this plan controversial? Do other countries send asylum seekers overseas?

IS supporter given life sentence for murdering UK lawmaker David Amess

April 13, 2022 8:34 pm

The whole-life sentence means Ali will never be eligible for parole, and will likely spend the rest of his days in prison.

Queen chats with Covid-19 patients, nurses at UK hospital

April 11, 2022 9:57 am

The monarch spoke to patients and staff at the Royal London Hospital during a virtual visit that marked the official dedication of the Queen Elizabeth Unit, a 155-bed critical care facility built in just five weeks at the height of the pandemic.

Explained: Why has a UK health body advised adults to measure their waists?

April 09, 2022 9:27 am

Some research has shown that people from some Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups are more prone to gaining weight around their waists and have an increased risk of developing heart diseases

My wife loves India: UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak fights back on tax row

April 08, 2022 4:18 pm

Rishi Sunak's wife Akshata Murty is accused of using her non-domicile status as a tax saving of millions.

Writing your narrative: Things to remember while writing a Statement of Purpose

April 05, 2022 9:48 am

A Statement of Purpose (SOP) is an essential part of getting admission abroad, which makes it even more important to choose your words wisely.

Cuts in Britain could cause a Covid-19 data drought

April 03, 2022 1:24 pm

Since the alpha variant emerged in fall 2020, Britain has served as a bellwether, tracking that variant as well as delta and omicron before they arrived in the US After a slow start, US genomic surveillance efforts have steadily improved with a modest increase in funding.

UK media watchdog suspends Khalsa TV licence over Khalistani propaganda

April 02, 2022 6:37 pm

The Office of Communications (Ofcom) announced its decision this week after serving a suspension notice to the company over a ‘Prime Time' programme, broadcast on KTV on December 30 last year.

UK PHOTOS

Week in Pictures: A glance at compelling photos from around the world

November 06, 2021 7:13 pm

From celebrations to protests, here are the best photos of this week.

Jaitley, Amitabh Bachchan, David Cameron unveil Mahatma Gandhi's Statue in London

March 14, 2015 7:04 pm

Gandhi is the first Indian and the only person never to have been in a public office to be honoured with a statue at the Parliament Square in London.

UK VIDEOS

UK Police and students clash during protest over university costs

November 05, 2015 6:35 pm

Scuffles broke out between police and protesters in central London on Wednesday as students held a rally calling for the end to university tuition fees. Police are said to have made several arrests.

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