Tag: London

Column: Let’s Showcase Chilika Like The Thames

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Thames is a beautiful river and a major tourist attraction of the city. It is part of city’s life. The view of the river from any of the bridges over it is breath-taking. But watching it from inside the London Eye, the giant wheel that is an iconic city landmark, is […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Hardik Pandya undergoes 'successful' back surgery in London

London: Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya underwent a “successful” surgery to treat his lower back issue which has ruled him out of cricket for an indefinite period. On Saturday, Pandya posted an image on Instagram with a caption: “Surgery done successfully. Extremely grateful to everyone for your wishes. Will be back in no time! Till then […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Column: Racism Should Not Be Allowed to Mar the Beautiful Game

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Racist abuse aimed at England players during Monday’s Euro qualifier against Bulgaria has received massive coverage in the British newspapers. The match that the visiting team won 6-0 was marred by uncharitable comments from Bulgarian fans directed against England’s black players. The naked display of racism by the white-skinned Bulgarian chauvinists […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Column: London’s Dark Underbelly

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Crime is on the rise in this city. While a drug cartel seems to be active knife crime has escalated. According to reports in a section of the media here this kind of crime has risen to a record high with more than 15,000 offences in a year being for the […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
39 Bodies Found In Lorry Container In London

London: The bodies of 39 people have been found in a lorry container here in the UK. Police have arrested the 25-year-old driver from Northern Ireland on suspicion of murder, the BBC reported. Early indications are that 38 adults and one teenager have died, Essex Police said. The force said the lorry came from Bulgaria […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Column: The Crucial Youth Vote

By Ashutosh Mishra London: There is tremendous enthusiasm among the youth for the upcoming Christmas election in the country. Authorities received more than 300,000 applications for registration as voters within 48 hours of elections appearing inevitable and then being confirmed. Of these nearly two-thirds came from people aged 34 or less while those over 65 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Major Donor's Link To Slave Trade, London Biz School To Change Its Name

Chenna: Come September, the London-based business school Sir John Cass Business School or Cass Business School will be renamed as Bayes Business School, the school said in a statement. Till…

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
2 killed, 3 injured in London terrorist attack

London: Two people were stabbed to death and three others injured in a “terrorist” attack at London Bridge on Friday, police said. The incident began at an event at Fishmonger’s Hall at 1.58 p.m. on Friday. The suspect was shot dead by police within five minutes after being confronted by the officers, London Metropolitan Police […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
35 NRIs In Queen's New Year Honours List For 2019

London: At least 35 NRIs, including a prominent choreographer, educationists and corporate figures, are among several individuals who have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours List for 2019. Among the honours recipients are 3 Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), 6 Order of the British Empire (OBE), 16 Members of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Sonam Kapoor’s Scariest Experience Is Really Scary

Sonam Kapoor, who is reportedly in England to shoot for an ad, recently shared her scary experience of taking an Uber in London. Sonam took to Twitter and narrated her experience while travelling in an Uber cab and said that it left her completely shaken. She tweeted, “Hey guys I’ve had the scariest experience with […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Young Tennis Player From Odisha Eyes Junior Wimbledon

Bhubaneswar: There is little doubt about the fact that India has produced some of the greatest tennis players like Mahesh Bhupathi, Leander Paes, Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna who have made a big impact at the international level. It is these players who become inspiration for the young lads aiming to shape up their careers […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
2022 CWG Village Plan Scrapped Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

London: Organisers of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games have decided to scrap the single athletes’ village after a review of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic found it could not be completed in time. Instead, athletes will now be housed in multiple sites with 1,600 set to be housed at the NEC Hotel Campus and […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021