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UK companies outsourcing customs jobs to India in anticipation of post-Brexit surge

Companies in the United Kingdom are planning on hiring cheaper overseas labour to complete their customs paperwork post-Brexit, creating...

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British PM Boris Johnson says he is in good health after being exposed to COVID+ person

Johnson reportedly met a group of MPs at Downing Street on Thursday, one of whom subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.

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UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak lights Diwali 'diyas' on Downing Street doorstep

United Kingdom's Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak was seen lighting diyas (earthen lamps) outside Number 11 Downing...

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UK says it is trying to resolve Vijay Mallya's extradition issue

The United Kingdom yesterday said it was trying to resolve Vijay Mallya’s “confidential” legal matter as early as possible so that...

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Irish peer criticised for tweet referring to Indian-American Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris as 'the Indian'

A former deputy leader of the Ulster Unionist party and member of the House of Lords has drawn widespread criticism after referring to the...

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UK invites PM Modi to attend upcoming virtual climate summit

The United Kingdom has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Climate Ambition summit that will take place in December. Sir...

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US-India ties will not be affected by Presidential race, says India Foreign Secretary

The US-India relationship would not be affected by the outcome of the US Presidential race, Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla...

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Setback for Nirav Modi in extradition case as UK judge rules Indian government's evidence admissible

Fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi faced another setback as a United Kingdom judge ruled in the government of India's favour by allowing...

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Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla meets UK Home Minister Priti Patel during flying visit

Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Priti Patel yesterday in London as well and discussed a...

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Final stages of Nirav Modi extradition hearing begin in UK court

The extradition case of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who is wanted in India on charges of fraud and money laundering, is expected...

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Last Sikh queen's jewellery collection sold at UK auction house Bonhams' event

Jewels that once belonged to Maharani Jindan Kaur, the last wife of Sikh Empire ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and which were later inherited...

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UK's Indian-origin finance minister Rishi Sunak highlights economic ties in India-UK summit

United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak in a virtual discussion with Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman hailed a...

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UK court denies Nirav Modi's bail plea for seventh time

A United Kingdom court has rejected the latest bail plea of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who has been lodged in a London prison...

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Largest Hindu temple in Britain spreads awareness of coronavirus trial among Indian community

Europe’s BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, the largest Hindu temple in the continent, is spreading awareness about the PRINCIPLE trial of...

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Pramod Mittal, brother of UK steel tycoon Laxmi Mittal, claims losses of GBP 2.5 bn in bankruptcy

Industrialist Pramod Mittal, the younger brother of UK-based steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, has claimed that he owes GBP 2.5 billion pounds....

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Indian students start studies in UK universities despite pandemic

A significant number of students from India have managed to travel to the United Kingdom despite COVID-19 restrictions to take up courses...

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London to tighten coronavirus restrictions starting this weekend amid rising cases

London will tighten coronavirus restrictions due to a rising number of cases with the capital moving to tier two high alert level starting...

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Cannot extradite Mallya till secret matter resolved, UK tells India

The United Kingdom has conveyed to India that fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya cannot be extradited till the resolution of a "secret legal"...

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Was too fat when I contracted COVID-19, have lost 26 pounds: Boris Johnson

During an online party conference, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was too fat when he became gravely ill with COVID-19 and...

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Indian ride-hailing company Ola stripped of operating licence in London

Transport for London (TfL) said that the taxi app was not "fit and proper" to hold an operating licence having put passenger safety at risk.

British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel

A London-based Indian-origin economics professor has been appointed to a new expert panel set up by the UK government to advise on the use...

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Indian students appeal to PM Boris Johnson for justice in row over English language test

The letter is an appeal from the students, asking for justice after being accused of cheating in a compulsory English language test six...

Indian-origin professor led group speaks out against UK's anti-coronavirus measures

A prominent Indian-origin Oxford University academic is leading a group of over 30 academics who have expressed their doubts over the UK...

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India-UK virtual water partnership forum highlights ways to develop water infrastructure

India and the United Kingdom held a virtual water partnership forum to discuss ways to collaborate on infrastructure development and water...

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