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Five Indian-origin techies among UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering 2020 list

Five Indian-origin engineers were named among the United Kingdom's Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2020 list.

UK

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak appoints Indian-origin Nikhil Rathi as CEO of financial oversight agency

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the appointment of Indian-origin chief of the London Stock Exchange Nikhil Rathi as the...

UK

Exclusive: British-Indian MP Virendra Sharma's tough speak on UK government's handling of COVID-19

An exclusive Spotlight interview with Virendra Sharma, one of the longest-serving British Indian MPs from Ealing Southall in West London.

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Gaitri Kumar appointed Indian High Commissioner to the UK; new envoys for Kuwait and Finland too

The 1986-batch Indian Foreign Service officer is currently serving as Indian Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union.

Global

BAFTA Appoints Emmy-winning Krishnendu Majumdar as Chair

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts appointed Emmy-winning television producer Krishnendu Majumdar as chairperson, making him...

Entertainment

India releases SOP for ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ - the biggest repatriation mission in country's history

India releases SOP for ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ - the biggest repatriation mission in country's history , bringing back approximately...

Covid-19

PM Modi convenes first ever video conference with Indian Missions worldwide on COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the heads of Indian Embassies and High Commissions - in a first such event for Indian Missions...

Covid-19

Updates from Indian missions around the globe: COVID-19

Indian missions world over are updating fellow citizens throughout the changing dynamics of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19

India evacuates thousands of its nationals from COVID-19 epicentres

The Ministry of External Affairs has arranged for flights to bring back stranded Indian nationals from coronavirus affected countries

Covid-19

India denies entry to UK Labour MP who chairs Parliamentary group on Kashmir

The controversy surrounding British Labour MP Debbie Abrahams took a new turn on Tuesday with the Indian High Commission in London stating...

Global

Arguments wrap up in Mallya’s appeal against extradition in UK High Court, no verdict yet

The hearing into embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition came to an end on Thursday at the Royal Courts of...

UK

Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law Rishi Sunak appointed UK Finance Minister in post-Brexit Cabinet reshuffle

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday named Indian-origin politician Rishi Sunak as his new finance minister, after Chancellor of...

UK

Mallya’s appeal against extradition continues as prosecution lays Indian government’s case before UK court

Arguing on behalf of the Indian government, the prosecution in the high court of England and Wales hearing controversial businessman Vijay...

UK

‘Multiple errors’ in extradition judgment, claim Mallya’s lawyers

Embattled Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Tuesday appeared before the Royal Courts of Justice in London for his appeal against...

UK

UK court to hear Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition today

The United Kingdom High Court is expected to today begin hearing embattled Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s appeal against being...

UK

UK govt's new visa system to make is easier for skilled Indian workers to immigrate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UK Home Secretary Priti Patel have reportedly accepted the UK Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC)...

UK

Companies in UK owned by Indian diaspora paid GBP 1 bn in taxes: Report

The report, produced by Grant Thornton UK jointly with the Indian High Commission in London and the Federation of Indian Chambers of...

Corporate

UK High Court begins hearing match-fixing accused Sanjeev Chawla’s extradition appeal

The United Kingdom High Court on Thursday began hearing an application for permission to appeal filed by alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla after...

UK

Indian-origin lawyer suing supermarket chain Tesco in the UK over chocolate bar

A 63-year-old Indian-origin lawyer in the United Kingdom has filed a lawsuit against the nation’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco over his...

UK

Indian-origin author's debut novel wins book award in UK

Indian-origin writer Jasbinder Bilan has won a coveted British children's book award for her debut novel set in the Himalayas, inspired by...

Entertainment

British Museum acquires Indian Pahari watercolour for GBP 440,000

An 18th-century watercolour Indian Pahari painting, said to be “a masterpiece unparalleled in North Indian art”, has been acquired by...

UK

Boris Johnson appoints Indian-origin academic to look into anti-Muslim bias among Tories

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed an Indian-origin academic for an independent review into allegations of...

UK

Students across the world protest against CAA, police action in India

Student protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) passed by the BJP government in India crossed the nation’s...

Global

Indian Cambridge scholar gets support from over 2000 academics for request to stay in the UK

Over 2,000 academics in the United Kingdom have come out in support of Indian sociologist Asiya lslam following the UK Home Office’s...

UK

Hrithik Roshan voted Sexiest Asian Male in UK poll

Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan was chosen as the Sexiest Asian Male of 2019 and the last decade.

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