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'Will get worse,' say experts as UK COVID-19 cases surge

10 Jul 2021

'Will get worse,' say experts as UK COVID-19 cases surge

Coronavirus cases in the United Kingdom are spiralling as the highly-contagious Delta variant has become dominant there.

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at his home

07 Jul 2021

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at his home

Jovenel Moïse, the President of Haiti, was assassinated at his private residence in the early hours of Wednesday near capital Port-au-Prince.

England vs India: Capacity crowd allowed for Test series

06 Jul 2021

England vs India: Capacity crowd allowed for Test series

In a major development, the upcoming Test series between India and England is set to be played in front of the capacity crowd in the UK.

UK fell 'disastrously short' on COVID-19: Boris Johnson's former aide

26 May 2021

UK fell 'disastrously short' on COVID-19: Boris Johnson's former aide

Dominic Cummings, a former aide of the United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has apologized for the country's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

PM Modi, Boris Johnson to boost trade during virtual summit

04 May 2021

PM Modi, Boris Johnson to boost trade during virtual summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson will hold a virtual summit today.

UK postal workers win reversal years after wrongful convictions

25 Apr 2021

UK postal workers win reversal years after wrongful convictions

Between 2000 and 2014, the UK Post Office prosecuted 736 of its employees for shortfalls in earnings which were actually misreported due to bugs in the Post Office's software called Horizon.

British PM cancels his India visit due to COVID-19 crisis

19 Apr 2021

British PM cancels his India visit due to COVID-19 crisis

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

UK expands COVID-19 vaccine program to those over 45

13 Apr 2021

UK expands COVID-19 vaccine program to those over 45

The National Health Service (NHS) in England on Tuesday expanded the COVID-19 vaccination program to the next cohort on its age-based priority list to all above 45 years of age after it announced that the target to cover over-50s had been met ahead of the April 15 deadline.

Boris Johnson's April visit to India to unlock opportunities

21 Mar 2021

Boris Johnson's April visit to India to unlock opportunities

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson will likely join a new trade pact with India on his visit to the country in April.

UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit India in April-end

16 Mar 2021

UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit India in April-end

United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be visiting India in April-end, his office said on Monday, reports Reuters.

UK, Ireland to bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup

02 Mar 2021

UK, Ireland to bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup

Ireland will be part of a bid with the UK to host the FIFA World Cup in 2030.

UK study shows COVID-19 infections have fallen significantly in England

18 Feb 2021

UK study shows COVID-19 infections have fallen significantly in England

The interim findings of a new UK Government-backed study released on Thursday show that COVID-19 infections in England have "fallen significantly" since January, reflecting the impact of the strict lockdown measures.

UK hits 15 million COVID-19 vaccinations milestone

15 Feb 2021

UK hits 15 million COVID-19 vaccinations milestone

The UK on Sunday achieved what Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed as a significant milestone as 15 million people received their first of two jabs of COVID-19 vaccine under the UK vaccination drive.

United Kingdom crosses grim COVID-19 death toll of 100,000

27 Jan 2021

United Kingdom crosses grim COVID-19 death toll of 100,000

The United Kingdom on Tuesday hit another grim COVID-19 milestone as the country's death toll crossed 100,000 since the peak of the pandemic last year, with another 1,631 daily deaths.

Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day

26 Jan 2021

Fewer spectators, no chief guest: India celebrates unprecedented R-Day

India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day today and the entire program has been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Delhi Metro schedule on Republic Day; check details here

24 Jan 2021

Delhi Metro schedule on Republic Day; check details here

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday released its schedule for Republic Day.

UK variant of coronavirus may be more deadly: Boris Johnson

23 Jan 2021

UK variant of coronavirus may be more deadly: Boris Johnson

The United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said early evidence suggests that the new coronavirus variant that was detected in England toward the end of last year may be associated with a higher degree of mortality.

UK PM invites Modi for G7; to visit India

17 Jan 2021

UK PM invites Modi for G7; to visit India

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to attend the G7 summit in Cornwall.

No foreign leader as R-Day chief guest this year: Report

11 Jan 2021

No foreign leader as R-Day chief guest this year: Report

India will reportedly not have a chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations this year.

Suriname's Indian-origin President to be Republic Day chief guest: Report

10 Jan 2021

Suriname's Indian-origin President to be Republic Day chief guest: Report

The President of the Republic of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi, will reportedly be the chief guest at India's Republic Day event later this month.

Priyanka Chopra allegedly flouted COVID-19 lockdown rules in London

08 Jan 2021

Priyanka Chopra allegedly flouted COVID-19 lockdown rules in London

Priyanka Chopra Jonas had reportedly violated the COVID-19 lockdown rules in London on Wednesday.

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

07 Jan 2021

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.

Getting crowd will be irresponsible: Tharoor suggests canceling R-Day festivities

06 Jan 2021

Getting crowd will be irresponsible: Tharoor suggests canceling R-Day festivities

Congress leader and Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor has suggested canceling the Republic Day festivities saying getting crowds to cheer the parade, as usual, would be irresponsible, after the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson canceled his India visit due to the coronavirus situation in the UK.

UK PM cancels R-Day India visit citing new coronavirus strain

05 Jan 2021

UK PM cancels R-Day India visit citing new coronavirus strain

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has canceled his visit to India for the Republic Day event, a Downing Street spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday.

20 more people contract new coronavirus strain, tally reaches 58

05 Jan 2021

20 more people contract new coronavirus strain, tally reaches 58

On Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry said that 20 more people have tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus that was detected in the United Kingdom. With this, the tally has swelled to 58.

Full lockdown imposed in England as coronavirus cases surge

05 Jan 2021

Full lockdown imposed in England as coronavirus cases surge

England's 56 million people were ordered to stay at home by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, as the United Kingdom struggles to contain a new variant of coronavirus.

UK PM signs 'historic' Brexit deal after vote in Parliament

31 Dec 2020

UK PM signs 'historic' Brexit deal after vote in Parliament

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed the Brexit trade deal with the European Union (EU) on Wednesday after members of Parliament voted overwhelmingly, 521 votes to 73 in the House of Commons.

New coronavirus strain reaches India; six UK returnees test positive

29 Dec 2020

New coronavirus strain reaches India; six UK returnees test positive

In a new development, six people who returned from the United Kingdom recently were found to be infected with the new coronavirus strain, which is said to be up to 70% more transmissible.

Insult track on PM Boris Johnson tops Amazon Music chart

28 Dec 2020

Insult track on PM Boris Johnson tops Amazon Music chart

Sensational music takes little to get recognized, but a track full of hatred towards British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has gained the top spot on Amazon Music Chart.

UK-EU agree on Brexit deal week before transition period ends

24 Dec 2020

UK-EU agree on Brexit deal week before transition period ends

With just a week to go before the Brexit transition period ends, the United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed on a historic trade deal.

Students, families stuck in UK as India suspends flights

22 Dec 2020

Students, families stuck in UK as India suspends flights

India's temporary suspension of all flights to and from the United Kingdom has impacted the travel plans of several Indian students who were hoping to travel home during the holiday season.

India-UK flights suspended as Britain reports new coronavirus variant

21 Dec 2020

India-UK flights suspended as Britain reports new coronavirus variant

India has decided to temporarily suspend all flights to and from the United Kingdom until December 31, the Ministry of Civil Aviation announced on Monday.

Coronavirus mutation: Here's what we know about the new strain

21 Dec 2020

Coronavirus mutation: Here's what we know about the new strain

As the vaccine for COVID-19 had just started rolling out, the worrisome news of the coronavirus mutating has started circulating.

Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

21 Dec 2020

Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

The top advisory body of the Union Health Ministry will meet on Monday to discuss the new variant of coronavirus, which has forced the United Kingdom to impose new restrictions during the holiday season and prompted other European nations to ban travel from the country.

French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus

17 Dec 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for coronavirus, joining the long list of notable international personalities to have contracted the disease, that originated in China late last year.

India, UK pledge to fast track trade agreement talks

16 Dec 2020

India, UK pledge to fast track trade agreement talks

On Tuesday, India and United Kingdom promised to fast track dialogue on a free trade agreement, a development that would have a deep impact on the relationship between both countries.

Boris Johnson accepts India's invite to be R-Day chief guest

15 Dec 2020

Boris Johnson accepts India's invite to be R-Day chief guest

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted India's invitation to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations in January next year.

Brexit deal: Sunday deadline set as 'very large gaps' remain

10 Dec 2020

Brexit deal: Sunday deadline set as 'very large gaps' remain

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have set a Sunday deadline for the Brexit trade deal.

Indians willing to travel to UK to get coronavirus vaccine

03 Dec 2020

Indians willing to travel to UK to get coronavirus vaccine

After the British government approved the coronavirus vaccine developed by US-based Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech, a number of Indians contacted travel agents, showing a willingness to travel to the country to get inoculated.

India invites UK PM Boris Johnson as R-Day chief: Report

02 Dec 2020

India invites UK PM Boris Johnson as R-Day chief: Report

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been invited to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations in January next year, a report said on Wednesday.