Tag: Britain

Rishi Sunak Takes Charge As Britain’s Prime Minister

After outgoing Prime Minister Liz Truss formally tendered her resignation, Sunak arrived at the Buckingham Palace for his meeting with King Charles III, who then invited him to form a government as the UK's 57th Prime Minister.

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  • Wednesday, 26 October 2022
UK PM Rishi Sunak performs gau pooja, video storms internet again #Watch
UK PM Rishi Sunak performs gau pooja, video storms internet again #Watch

The humbleness of Rishi Sunak and remaining associated with the age-old tradition of the Hindu religion has certainly won the hearts of the netizens. Both videos are being shared massively by Twitterati.

  • Tuesday, 25 October 2022
Queen Elizabeth II
Britain's biggest-ever funeral

Britain's broadcaster BBC commented it will be "in the 21st Century, an event beyond compare".

  • Sunday, 18 September 2022
President Draupadi Murmu arrives in London
President Murmu arrives in London to attend funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II, who died on Sep 8, is lying-in-state at Westminster Hall before the funeral at Westminster Abbey on the morning of Sep 19.

  • Sunday, 18 September 2022
UK workers begin world's biggest trial of 4-day week
UK workers begin world's biggest trial of 4-day week

100 per cent of pay for 80 per cent of the time, in exchange for a commitment to maintain 100% productivity.

  • Thursday, 09 June 2022
India stopping WHO to make global Covid deaths public, claims NYT
WHO alerts as more monkeypox cases reported in Britain

Monkeypox is a sylvatic zoonosis with incidental human infections that usually occur in forested parts of Central and West Africa. It is caused by the monkeypox virus which belongs to the orthopoxvirus family, the WHO added.

  • Thursday, 19 May 2022
Alcohol may enhance memory, says study

London: Consumption of alcohol may help in improving memory for recalling information learned before the beginning of the drinking session, claimed researchers of University of Exeter in Britain. The new study highlights the limited positive effect of alcohol. However, the researchers are keen to stress that this limited positive effect should be considered alongside the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
EU dismisses Brexit summit in November, citing lack of progress

Brussels: The leaders of the 27 countries that will remain in the European Union (EU) after Britain’s withdrawal called off an extraordinary summit on the Brexit in November due to insufficient progress to organise the meeting. “For now, the 27 are not planning to organise an extraordinary summit on Brexit in November,” European sources said […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
British pound falls lower against dollar, euro

London: The pound has fallen below $1.29 for the first time in almost a year on continuing worries Britain will leave the EU without a trade deal. Sterling also hit a nine-month low against the euro, and was down against the yen and Swiss franc, BBC reported on Thursday. Bank of England governor Mark Carney […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Hamilton wins French GP, regains top spot in F1 driver standings

Le Castellet (France): Defending Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton of Britain (Mercedes) won the French Grand Prix on Sunday, regaining the overall top spot in the 2018 drivers’ standings from German driver Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari), who finished fifth. In second place was Max Verstappen of the Netherlands (Red Bull), while Finland’s Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) completed […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
First robot minesweeper system delivered to British navy

London: Britain’s Royal Navy has taken delivery of its first unmanned autonomous minesweeping system, Defence Minister Guto Bebb said on Saturday. Bebb said the system, capable of safely clearing sea lanes of mines, could go on to be used in the future to defeat the threat of modern digital mines following a period of successful […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Queen Elizabeth II tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

London: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has asked Commonwealth leaders gathered at Buckingham Palace for the opening of a major summit to appoint her son Prince Charles to succeed her as their head. She said it was her “sincere wish” that Prince Charles takes over “one day”, as she opened the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
WhatsApp image helps cops catch drug dealer in Britain

London: In what could begin a new era for forensic science, the police in Britain have arrested a drug dealer based on fingerprints they found on a WhatsApp image sent by the criminal to his clients. The photograph showed part of the dealer’s hand “and there was potentially a fingerprint,” the BBC reported late on […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Syria missile strike: India calls for restraint

New Delhi: India on Saturday, while describing an alleged chemical attack in Syria as “deplorable”, called for restraint after the US, Britain and France launched coordinated missile attacks on the West Asian nation. “We have taken note of the recent strikes in Syria. India is closely following the situation. The alleged use of chemical weapons, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Qantas Airways
First non-stop Australia-Britain flight lands after 17 hours

London: The first non-stop scheduled flight from Australia to Britain landed in London on Sunday after a 17 hour, five minute journey across 14,875 km from Perth. The historic Qantas flight QF9, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with more than 230 passengers and crew on board, touched down at 5.03 a.m., at Heathrow, reports the Guardian. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021