Tag: London

Owais Husain to present at art fair in London

London/New Delhi: Contemporary Indian artist Owais Husain is all set to present a solo booth at the START Art Fair in London from September 14 to 17. Following his participation at START Doha in March, Husain has produced a new series of works on paper specially for the fair. Interestingly, Husain, who is the son […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Infosys completes acquisition of UK-based Brilliant Basics

Bengaluru: In a bid to build on ‘Design Thinking’ approach, Infosys on Monday announced it has completed the acquisition of London-based product design and customer experience company Brilliant Basics. The acquisition extended Infosys’ digital design services network to include Europe and the Middle East, enhancing the company’s expertise across financial services, retail and telco sectors, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Kenyans shine at IAAF worlds in London

Nairobi: Kenyans have come out to praise the performance of the country’s team at the IAAF World Championships in London. David Letting, the former cross country national coach, said on Thursday that Kenya has shown time and again the potential it has and the numerous wins in London is another milestone that the production line […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Kenyan star Rudisha pulls out of World Championships

Nairobi: Two-time world champion David Rudisha has pulled out of the London 2017 IAAF World Championships due to injury. Rudisha, who won gold at the Daegu 2011 and Beijing 2015 editions of the World Championships, announced his withdrawal on Twitter on Monday evening, reports Xinhua news agency. “It’s sad and disappointing to announce my no […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Federer sails into 11th Wimbledon final

London: Roger Federer has reached the men’s singles final of the Wimbledon tennis championships for the 11th time after beating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4. The 35-year-old Swiss star is on the verge of clinching an eighth championship at the All England Club, reports Xinhua news agency. Federer has won […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Akshay Kumar starts his 'Gold' innings in London

Mumbai: Akshay Kumar has embarked on a new cinematic journey with “Gold”. The actor says he needs all the love and best wishes from his admirers. Akshay took off to London to shoot for the first schedule of the Excel Entertainment’s film and took to Twitter to share his first look from the film. “Set […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
London mosque attack suspect identified

London: The suspect in the north London mosque attack that killed one person has been identified as a resident of Cardiff, Wales, who had previously voiced his hatred for Muslims, the media reported. According to witnesses, Darren Osborne, 47, shouted, “I want to kill all Muslims” as he drove a van in the early hours […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Israeli writer wins Man Booker prize

London: Israeli author David Grossman won the prestigious 2017 Man Booker International prize in London for his latest novel “A Horse Walks into a Bar”. Grossman on Wednesday night beat his compatriot Amos Oz and four other contenders for the prize, which is awarded to writers of foreign language fiction translated into English, reports Efe […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Huge fire breaks out in London apartment building

London: A massive fire broke out in a 24-storey apartment building here on Wednesday, with flames seen from the second floor to the top of the building, officials said. The firefighters were battling to rescue people trapped inside the tower block in west London, The Guardian reported. The fire in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower on Latimer […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Looking forward to perform in London: A.R. Rahman

Mumbai: Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman says he is looking forward to regale music lovers with his July 8 concert in London, which has been hit by two terror attacks. “Friends and music lovers in the UK, looking forward to being amongst you and performing with my entire team,” Rahman posted on his Facebook page […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Narendra Modi
Modi condemns London terror attacks

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned Saturday night’s terror attacks in London that claimed at least six lives. “Attacks in London are shocking and anguishing. We condemn them. My thoughts are with families of the deceased and prayers with the injured,” Modi tweeted soon after his return from a four-nation Europe tour […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
6 killed in London attacks

London: At least six people were killed and 20 others injured in two separate terror attacks in London, police announced on Sunday. According to Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, they got reports that a van struck people on the London Bridge at 5.08 p.m., on Saturday evening, reports CNN. The van sped across London […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
British Student plants bomb
British student sentenced to 15 years for planting metro bomb

London: A British student, who left a homemade bomb on a London tube train, was given a 15-year prison sentence at a court here. Sentenced on Friday, 20-year-old Damon Joseph Smith was found guilty earlier this week of unlawfully and maliciously making or having in his possession or under his control an explosive substance with […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Being Bossed at Work 'Raises Risk of Heart Attack'

Being bossed around at the workplace could raise the risk of a heart attack by a quarter, a new study involving 200,000 workers has found. Researchers said workers who feel over-pressured yet powerless are more in danger than counterparts who suffer less stress.

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Arsenal shareholder Usmanov makes full takeover bid

London: Alisher Usmanov, who owns 30.04 per cent of English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal, has made a one billion pound ($1.30 billion) bid to take control of the north London football club from majority shareholder Stan Kroenke. English media reported that Kroenke has yet to formally respond to the offer, which was made last month […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021