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UK's new visa needs no job offer: Everything to know

06 May 2022

World
UK's new visa needs no job offer: Everything to know

Following Brexit, the United Kingdom has been facing a shrinking talent pool and thus devised a new visa program to attract talented graduates from the world's top universities.

Modi-Johnson meet: India, UK agree to boost defense, trade ties

22 Apr 2022

India
Modi-Johnson meet: India, UK agree to boost defense, trade ties

PM Narendra Modi on Friday held extensive talks with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson at New Delhi's Hyderabad House and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation.

Delhi: UK PM Boris Johnson to meet PM Modi today

22 Apr 2022

India
Delhi: UK PM Boris Johnson to meet PM Modi today

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday and discuss the bilateral strategic defense, diplomatic, and economic partnerships.

UK ready to offer more visas to Indians for FTA

21 Apr 2022

World
UK ready to offer more visas to Indians for FTA

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrived in Ahmedabad on Thursday morning to begin his two-day India visit.

Boris Johnson, PM Modi to discuss ties amid 'global challenges'

17 Apr 2022

India
Boris Johnson, PM Modi to discuss ties amid 'global challenges'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is scheduled to visit India this week amid the changing global dynamics following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Eastern Ukraine braces for 'hard battle,' citizens urged to 'flee'

10 Apr 2022

World
Eastern Ukraine braces for 'hard battle,' citizens urged to 'flee'

The Russia-Ukraine war entered its 46th day on Sunday with the war-torn country bracing for a "hard battle" with the Russian military troops mobilizing in the country's east.

UK, India to boost partnership; free trade agreement talks on

13 Jan 2022

India
UK, India to boost partnership; free trade agreement talks on

The United Kingdom on Thursday announced that talks over a free trade agreement (FTA) with India have commenced.

First Omicron variant death reported in UK, says Boris Johnson

13 Dec 2021

World
First Omicron variant death reported in UK, says Boris Johnson

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said at least one person infected with Omicron has died in the country.

UK PM anticipates Omicron 'tidal wave'; pushes for vaccine booster

13 Dec 2021

World
UK PM anticipates Omicron 'tidal wave'; pushes for vaccine booster

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday warned of an impending Omicron "tidal wave."

COP26 draft deal published; UK PM Boris Johnson urges action

10 Nov 2021

World
COP26 draft deal published; UK PM Boris Johnson urges action

The United Nations climate agency has published the first draft of an agreement on how countries will cut greenhouse gas emissions.

COP26: Modi to hold talks with Boris Johnson at Glasgow

01 Nov 2021

India
COP26: Modi to hold talks with Boris Johnson at Glasgow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in United Kingdom's Glasgow to attend the COP26 climate summit.

British MP David Amess's killing was terrorism, police says

16 Oct 2021

World
British MP David Amess's killing was terrorism, police says

UK Member of Parliament Sir David Amess was stabbed to death in England on Friday, an attack that shocked the entire country and raised questions about the security arrangements for parliamentarians.

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

10 Jul 2021

World
'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

World
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

Sports
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

India
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

World
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

Sports
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

India
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

India
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

World
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

Entertainment
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

World
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

India
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

World
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

India
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

World
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

World
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.

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