Tag: London

Dominique Lapierre (File Photo)
Dominique Lapierre, French author of  'The City of Joy', dies aged 91

Lapierre, who was conferred India's third-highest civilian award Padma Bhushan in the 2008, founded a humanitarian association with his wife entitled the City of Joy Foundation rescuing children suffering from leprosy from the slums of Kolkata. Dating back to 1981, it was supported by the royalties from his many literary successes.

  • Tuesday, 06 December 2022
British Indians to stage protest against BBC
British Indians to launch vigorous 'BBC Protest' in London over Hinduphobia and Indiaphobia

It is similar to the one organised by the British Hindus against The Guardian newspaper in September, where the community said the newspaper's coverage of Leicester was based on "biased and fake news."

  • Saturday, 29 October 2022
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WATCH | Lady Pakistani Minister Heckled In London

Purported videos of Pakistan’s Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb being heckled at a coffee shop in London are going viral on social media. In the video, a group of people can be seen hurling insults & criticizing her foreign visit amid flood devastation in Pakistan and also for not wearing a scarf.

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  • Thursday, 29 September 2022
Fans chase M.S Dhoni, take running selfies with him in London
Fans chase M.S Dhoni, take running selfies with him in London

The 41-year-old cricketer is in England since before his birthday on July 7. He celebrated his birthday with his wife, friends and a few Indian cricketers as well.

  • Sunday, 17 July 2022
Europe's Biggest Ultra-Low Emission Zone Comes Into Force In London
Europe's Biggest Ultra-Low Emission Zone Comes Into Force In London

"Pollution leads to 4,000 London residents dying early each year and children in the capital growing up with stunted lungs."

  • Tuesday, 26 October 2021
Bhubaneswar designer to participate in India Fashion Week, London

Bhubaneswar: City-based fashion designer Sweta Parekh is all set to travel to London to showcase Odisha’s culture at India Fashion Week-2017. Odishatv.in  had a chat with her at her fashion studio in the capital city. On India Fashion Week, London I am really excited for this and waiting for people’s expression like ‘Wow, Beautiful!’ when […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
London Court orders extradition of Vijay Mallya to India

London: The Westminster Magistrates’ Court of London today ordered extradition of absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya to India. After the extradition order, a CBI spokesperson said, “We hope to bring him soon and conclude the case. CBI has its own inherent strengths. We worked hard on this case. We are strong on Law and facts […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Dutee eliminated in 100-mt qualifying at world championships

London: Odia sprinter Dutee Chand, who was representing India at the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017, failed to qualify for the semis in heats of women 100 metre event. She clocked a timing of 12.07 seconds and finished sixth in the event. Unfortunately, Dutee couldn’t make the cut to 100-metre semis. During the Indian Grand […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
World Athletics Championships: Rs 5L incentive each to Dutee, Jauna

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 5 lakh cash incentive each to sprinter Dutee Chand and Jauna Murmu ahead of their tour to London to take part in the World Athletics Championships beginning from August 4. The event will continue till August 13. The chief minister also congratulated the athletes and wished them […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bolt to run 100, 4×100 relay in final World Championships

London: Jamaican star Usain Bolt confirmed on Wednesday that he will compete in the 100 metres and 4×100m relay race at the IAAF World Championships here next month. The 100 meters and 200 meters world record holder Bolt said in a press conference that he will only run in the 100 and 4×100 relay in his […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odia boy Abhisek in ‘Britain's Got Talent'

Bhubaneswar: Nine-year-old Odia boy Abhisek Sahu has brought laurels to the State as well as to the country as he has been qualified to participate in a popular talent show in London. With his impressive skill, drum player Abhisek has made it to the show ‘Britain’s Got Talent’. With this, Abhisek has become the first […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Poor sleep may up Alzheimer's in elderly

New York: Poor sleep among older adults has been associated with Alzheimer’s, suggesting that good sleep habits may help preserve brain health, finds a new study. Studying mice and people, researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, found that sleep deprivation increases levels of the key Alzheimer’s protein, tau. And, in […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Google announces 'Journalism AI' project

London: To help news industry use Artificial Intelligence (AI) in more innovative ways, Google has announced a partnership with Polis, the international journalism think-tank at London School of Economics and Political Science, to create “Journalism AI”. Part of the Google News Initiative (GNI), the “Journalism AI” project will focus on research and training for newsrooms […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Ice blades cover Jupiter's moon Europa: Study

London: Jupiter’s ocean moon Europa is probably covered with blades of ice up to 15 meters tall in its equatorial regions, making alien life search difficult, researchers have found. The potentially life-supporting Europa has been studied by NASA, whose work has become more difficult due to the ice towers, Xinhua news agency reported. “Clearly, the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Apple inks $600 mn pact with Dialog Semiconductor

London: In line with its efforts to build faster chips, Apple has committed $600 million to buy a part of Dialog Semiconductor and also purchase products from the remaining part of the chipmaker which is headquartered near London. The pact involves Dialog giving Apple license to certain of its power management integrated circuits (PMICs), transferring […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021