Tag: London

Somalia, Qatar discuss ties on sidelines of UK meet

London: Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani discussed bilateral relations on the sidelines of an international conference being held in London on Thursday in support of Somalia. During the meeting, the two discussed means of achieving sustainable development in Somalia along with a number of issues of […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Profile Of  Chairman UB Group And Kingfisher Airlines Vijay Mallya
Joint ED, CBI team in London for extradition of Mallya

New Delhi: A joint team of the ED and CBI is in London to seek extradition of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, sources said on Tuesday. The five-member team, comprising three officials from Central Bureau of Investigation and two of the Enforcement Directorate, left for London on Monday. The sources said the team would push for […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Human DNA
Human DNA discovered in caves without skeletal remains

Washington: An international team of researchers has successfully retrieved human DNA in cave sediments where no skeletal remains were found, a new study revealed. The highly sensitive screening technique the team applied even identified ancient human DNA sequences from locations where the presence of an extinct human species called Neanderthals has been proposed but never […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
UK Cabinet meets to scale up no-deal Brexit planning

London: The UK Cabinet Tuesday ramped up contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit, which could see Britain leave the European Union without a formal divorce agreement in place in time for the March 29 deadline. Preparations for such a chaotic scenario have become necessary because the deal proposed by British Prime Minister Theresa May remains […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Gurdwara in UK burnt in suspected arson attack

London: A Gurdwara in the British city of Leith has been severely damaged in a suspected arson attack with the police treating the “suspicious” act as a hate crime, according to a media report. The Guru Nanak Gurdwara Sahib in Leith city, Scotland was set on fire in what was believed to be a “deliberate” […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Ramdev to donate saffron robe, footwear for wax statue at Madame Tussauds

New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev will donate his iconic saffron robe and a pair of his shoes to be used for his wax figure at Madame Tussauds here. The co-founder of the Patanjali Ayurved Limited, who was in London for a sitting for his figure, will be seen striking the ‘Vrikshasana’ (tress posture) yoga […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Cambridge Analytica announces closure after data leak scandal

  London: Cambridge Analytica, the UK-based political consulting firm embroiled in a massive data-harvesting scandal that compromised the personal information of up to 87 million Facebook users, has announced that it would immediately cease operations as the controversy had driven away virtually all of its customers. The decision was made less than two months after […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Byrappa elected Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Mangaluru: K Byrappa, Vice Chancellor of Mangalore University, has been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), London, in recognition of his academic contribution to the field of chemistry. Byrappa is the first academician from Mangalore University to receive this prestigious fellowship from the Society, a press release here said. A renowned researcher […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
British Airways cancels all flights from London after IT snag

London: British Airways cancelled all its flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London on Saturday after a “major IT system failure”, leaving thousands of travellers stranded as a workers’ union blamed outsourcing to India for the “meltdown”. The airline initially cancelled only flights before 1800 local time yesterday but later confirmed all its flights […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
John Boyega and others at London theatre evacuated after bomb threat
John Boyega and others at London theatre evacuated after bomb threat

London:  “Star Wars” actor John Boyega was among hundreds of people evacuated from the Old Vic theatre in London on Saturday afternoon due to a bomb threat. Boyega, who was doing a play titled Woyzeck at the theatre with other cast members, was asked to stop the performance after the security alert was raised, reported […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Odisha stall at World Tourism market in London

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to attract European tourists to the state, the Odisha government has participated in the World Tourism Market held in London. The stall of Odisha Tourism was inaugurated by Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma in the presence of state Tourism & Culture Minister Ashok Chandra Panda, along with other dignitaries. The 3-day […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Onions Key To Happiness?

They may reduce millions of housewives to tears, but a survey has found that onions are a key ingredient to happiness. The survey claims the humble onion is the foodstuff that brings the most pleasure per penny, followed by carrots, baked beans, bananas, and potatoes.

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Lord Swraj Paul second richest person in British Midlands

Soaring worldwide growth of Lord Swraj Paul's steel and engineering empire, the Caparo Group, has elevated the family's

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
19 arrested in raids targeting Indian immigration 'scam' in UK

London: Nineteen people were arrested today in a series of raids targeting a suspected immigration scam where people are allegedly brought to the UK from India as Sikh religious preachers and then disappear. Sixteen addresses across the UK were raided as part of an ongoing investigation into Manchester-based Khalsa Missionary Society, a Sikh religious and […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Prenatal vitamin intake may reduce autism recurrence: Study

New York: Maternal intake of prenatal vitamins, including folic acid, during pregnancy can significantly lower the risk of autism spectrum disorder, and lead to higher cognitive skills in younger siblings of children with the neurobehavioural condition, say researchers. Younger siblings of children with the condition are about 13 times more likely to develop the disorder […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021