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Britishers Used Secret Tunnel To Bring Freedom Fighters Without Reprisal: Ram Niwas Goel

A secret tunnel was recently discovered at the Delhi Legislative Assembly on Thursday. Speaking to a leading national agency (ANI), Delhi Legislative Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel said that the tunnel connects the Legislative Assembly to the Red Fort.

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  • Friday, 03 September 2021
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Centre to celebrate 200 years completion of Paika Mutiny

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Centre today announced to celebrate the 200 years completion of Paika Mutiny, known to be the first freedom struggle of India, to commemorate the courageous uprising of soldiers led by Buxi Jagabandhu in Khordha district of Odisha against British in 1817. During his Budget speech in Lok Sabha today, Union Finance Minister […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Brexit: PM warns of 'catastrophic breach of trust'

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday warned that a failure to deliver Brexit would be “a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy”. Writing in the Sunday Express newspaper, May pleaded with lawmakers to back her Brexit deal in Tuesday’s vote, the BBC reported. Not doing so risks the UK leaving the […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
UK drops demand that women forced into marriage pay for rescue

London: British women forced into marriages abroad, mostly Pakistanis, will no longer be required to repay the government for the cost of helping them escape, according to the Foreign Secretary. Instead, the government will use court orders to try to recover expenses for parts of the women’s rescue, like flights home and short-term shelter, from […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Trump apologises for retweeting far-right group's videos

Davos: US President Donald Trump on Friday apologised for retweeting inflammatory racist videos by a British far-right group, claiming he didn’t know its antecedents. In an interview to ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” show taped in Davos, Trump said he knew “nothing” about the Britain First group before sharing three videos by its deputy leader, Jayda […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Mount Hope named UK's new highest peak

London: British authorities have selected Mount Hope as the country’s new highest peak, a media report said on Monday. Hope, which is sited in the part of the Antarctic claimed by the UK, was recently re-measured and found to tower above the previous title holder, Mount Jackson, by 160ft, reports the BBC. Hope is now […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Kunal Nayyar on Forbes' list of highest paid TV actors

Los Angeles: British-Indian actor Kunal Nayyar ranks fourth on the Forbes magazines list of World’s Highest-Paid TV Actors 2017, which is led by his “The Big Bang Theory” co-star Jim Parsons. Nayyar, who plays the role of Rajesh Koothrappali, an astrophysicist originally from New Delhi, India, in “The Big Bang Theory”, minted $25 million between […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Hamilton leads F1 Championship after winning Italian GP

Monza: British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, a three-time Formula One world champion, climbed to the top spot of the F1 World Championship driver standings after winning the Italian Grand Prix here on Sunday. Hamilton, who secured the pole position for the Gran Premio Heineken d’Italia 2017 in a rain-plagued qualifying session on Saturday at Monza, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Leader of British minority party quits

London: Less than a week after his party made gains in the general election, leader of the Liberal Democrats in Britain Tim Farron on Wednesday announced that he was quitting. Farron took over what is considered the third party in British politics after his predecessor, Nick Clegg stood down in 2015, Xinhua news agency reported. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
British pound stable after election slide

London: The British pound on Monday stabilised on Asian markets, remaining at its low following last week’s general election results. The currency traded at $1.2740 early on Monday after Friday’s $1.2743 close, reports the BBC. On Friday, the British currency reacted to the vote by sliding 1.7 per cent, its biggest one-day drop in about […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Terror in heart of London: Five killed in Parliament attack

London: British police confirmed that deal toll in Wednesday’s terror attack outside the Parliament in central London has risen to five. On Wednesday, three people and a terrorist were dead after an attacker brought carnage to central London on Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and hacking at police with knives in the grounds […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Moscow reveals cables sent to USSR by British double agent

Moscow: A new exhibition in Moscow has made public for the first time secret documents that British double agent Kim Philby sent to his Soviet handlers. Considered one of the KGB’s most productive Western recruits – and Britain’s biggest Cold War traitor — Philby passed information to Moscow from the 1930s until he was discovered […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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UK-India to hold talks on bilateral trade, investment

New Delhi: British Finance Minister Philip Hammond will hold discussions with his Indian counterpart Arun Jaitley today to promote trade and investments between the two countries. Hammond is visiting India to participate in the UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue. According to the British High Commission, the ninth UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD) is hosted […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021