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India Slaps Reciprocal Restrictions On Visiting UK Nationals

Applying a tit-for-tat strategy, India on Friday decided to impose reciprocal Covid-19 restrictions on UK nationals arriving in the country.

UK To Include Covishield As Approved Vaccine After India Protests

We are engaging with the Government of India to explore how we could expand UK recognition of vaccine certification to people vaccinated by a relevant public health body in India, said a British High Commission spokesperson.

UK Firms Invested GBP 140mn In India During Pandemic-Hit Months Following Reforms Introduced By Govt: Report
India-UK Adopt 'Roadmap 2030' In Key Sectors Like Trade, Defence

New Delhi: India and the UK on Tuesday adopted an ambitious ‘Roadmap 2030’ to elevate bilateral ties to a “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership” between the two countries in major sectors covering…

British PM Boris Johnson Cancels India Visit Due To COVID Crisis, To Holds Talks Remotely This Month

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his planned visit to India next week due to the coronavirus situation in the country, Downing Street said on Monday. Johnson will…

UK Home Dept Clears Extradition Of Fugitive Diamond Trader Nirav Modi

New Delhi: The United Kingdom’s Home Department has cleared the extradition of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is wanted in an over Rs 13,000-crore bank fraud case, officials said on…

Global Fashion Brand Apologises, Removes Leather Lining In Ganesha Handbag After Protest By Indians In UK

London: A global fashion brand known for its bedazzled handbags issued an apology and ceased the production of a Ganesha clutch bag with leather lining after protests by Indian diaspora…

CBSE Assessment Framework For Science, Maths And English Launched; Click For Details

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to ensure high quality education for improved learner outcomes, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has launched CBSE Assessment Framework for Science, Maths and English classes as part of CBSE Competency Based Education Project in New Delhi. The framework is aligned with the National Education Policy (NEP) vision of achieving global standard […]

Racial Issue At Oxford: MEA To Take Up With UK

New Delhi: BJP MP Ashwani Vaishnav on Monday raised the issue of racial discrimination in the UK — the latest being about an incident at the Oxford University. The issue concerns Rashmi Samant, a 22-year-old student from Karnataka’s Udupi. She contested the elections for Presidency of Student Union and won. However, following some of her […]

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Boris Johnson Invites PM Modi To UK For G7 Summit In June

London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for the G7 summit as he confirmed details on Sunday for the high-level meeting to be presided over by Britain in the coastal region of Cornwall between June 11 and 13. Johnson had extended an invitation to Modi during a phone call […]

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All You Need To Know About The New Mutated COVID-19 Strain Which Has Tiggered Panic Worldwide

New Delhi: Just when our hopes about the vaccine for COVID19 were becoming a reality, the UK government announced the discovery of a highly contagious new variant circulating in England. Citing the rapid spread of the virus through London and surrounding areas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed the country’s most stringent lockdown. Scientists are worried […]

UK, EU Begin New Relationship As Brexit Transition Period Ends

London: Britain and the European Union (EU) have started a new chapter in their relationship as the Brexit transition period ended on Thursday. In an earlier message, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to seize the moment as the country embarks on a new journey as an independent global trading nation. “The destiny of […]

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UK Records Its Highest Number Of New Covid Infections

London: Britain recorded more than 50,000 coronavirus cases overnight for the first time since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the world, according to official figures released on Tuesday. Another 53,135 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, marking a new record daily increase in coronavirus cases in the country, according to the […]

Strict Observance Of Protocols Can Check Spread Of New Mutant COVID-19 Strain: Odisha's New Chief Secretary

Puri: The health sector in Odisha has undergone a sea of transformation and strict observance of COVID-19 guidelines by people in Odisha can combat any spread of new mutant Coronavirus strain first detected in the United Kingdom (UK), said Suresh Mohapatra, the newly appointed Chief Secretary. In an exclusive interview to OTV, Mohapatra said that […]

Odisha: 4-Year-Old UK Returnee Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A four-year-old child, who had recently returned to Bhubaneswar from the United Kingdom (UK) has tested positive for COVID-19, official sources said on Friday. As per reports, the girl along with her parents had returned to Odisha from UK on December 20. Though the COVID-19 reports of the girl’s parents stated negative, she has […]

UK, EU Clinch Post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement, Hail Biggest Bilateral Deal

London: Britain clinched a historic deal with the European Union on Thursday as both sides managed to thrash out a post-Brexit free trade agreement (FTA) just days before the December 31 deadline. Thousands of pages of legal text accompanies the deal, with details of the agreement set to emerge in the course of the next […]

New Covid-19 Strain: UK Returnee Identified In Bhubaneswar, Asked To Remain In Quarantine

Bhubaneswar: Amid growing concern over the detection of a more contagious strain of Coronavirus in the United Kingdom, a man, who has recently flown in from the European country, has been identified in Bhubaneswar. He has been asked to stay in home quarantine, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem Chandra Choudhury informed. The UK returnee […]

New COVID-19 Strain: Odisha Govt Issues SOP For UK Returnees

Bhubaneswar: Passengers with travel history of UK and transiting through the airports in UK and returning to Odisha will be advised to remain in mandatory 14 days home quarantine with self-monitoring and periodic monitoring by the Rapid Response Team. This is part of the SOP released by Odisha government as per the protocols issued by […]

5 UK Passengers Test Covid-19 Positive At Delhi Airport

New Delhi: Five passengers from the UK who arrived here at Indira Gandhi International Airport on Monday night have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, sources told IANS on Tuesday. These passengers have been sent to Sardar Patel Covid Centre in Chattarpur. A total of 250 passengers who arrived last night and have undergone the […]

90-Yr-Old Granny First To Receive Pfizer Shot As Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Begins In Britain

London: Margaret Keenan, a 90-year-old woman from Northern Ireland on Tuesday became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine – marking the start of the UK’s mass vaccination programme against the deadly disease. Keenan, from Enniskillen, said she felt “so privileged” to receive the jab at University Hospital, Coventry. Keenan became […]

UK, EU Leaders Resume Trade Talks In Bid To Find A Deal Amid "Significant Differences"

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have asked their Brexit negotiators to resume talks between the two sides will reconvene in Brussels on Sunday. “Significant differences remain on three critical issues: level playing field, governance and fisheries,” Johnson and von der Leyen said in a joint statement. […]

British-Indian Author Anita Anand's 'Jallianwala Bagh' Story Wins History Prize

London: British Indian journalist and author Anita Anand’s book that tells the story of a young man caught up in the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar has won a prestigious history-literary prize in the UK. The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj’ beat six other titles for the PEN […]

UK Becomes First Nation To Approve Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 Vaccine

London: Paving the way for mass vaccinations against the deadly novel coronavirus, UK on Wednesday became the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19. The British regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), says the jab, which claims to offer up to 95 per cent protection against COVID-19 illness, is safe […]

Iran Urges France, Germany, UK To Implement JCPOA Commitments

Tehran: Iran’s Foreign Ministry has urged France, Germany and the UK, the three European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal, to implement their commitments to protecting Tehran’s nuclear rights enshrined under the pact. France, Germany and the UK, also known as E3 with reference to the nuclear deal, are expected to stop their political “blame […]

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UK Announces Biggest Military Investment Boost In 30 Years

London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that the country will increase its defense budget by 16.5 billion pounds ($21.8 billion) in the next four years, the biggest military investment in 30 years and since the Cold War. Addressing the media on Wednesday evening, Johnson said that he was making the announcement “in the […]

Stolen 13th Century Bronze Idols Of Lord Rama, Lakshman, Sita Recovered In UK Handed Over To TN

New Delhi: Union Minister of Culture and Tourism Prahlad Patel on Wednesday handed over 13th century bronze idols of Lord Rama, Lakshman and goddess Sita to the Tamil Nadu government at the ASI headquarters here, restituting the artifacts which were stolen over 20 years ago. On September 15, London Metropolitan Police had handed over the […]