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15 Jun 2018

Pakistan News

Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom suffers cardiac arrest in UK

Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz (68) suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday.

London, leading European destination for Indian tech investment

London has emerged as the leading European destination for Indian entrepreneurs with the technology sector bringing in a large chunk of investments from India, according to new data released on Thursday.

UK: Indian-origin student racially abused for defending hijab-clad woman

A 28-year-old Indian-origin student in the UK has been racially attacked by a white man, shouting, "Brexit, go back home," after the Briton made sexist remarks towards a hijab-clad woman.

09 Jun 2018

Queen Elizabeth II

UK: Sikh soldier first to wear turban during annual parade

22-year-old Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall became the first to wear a turban instead of a bearskin hat during an annual parade that celebrates the British monarch.

24 May 2018

Indian Railways

People stealing blankets, ceiling-fans, showers, even train tracks from Railways!

Indians have this annoying tendency to nick stuff from public places. Last year, some journalists embarrassed the country by stealing silverware from a London hotel during an official trip!

Is the net finally closing in around Nirav Modi?

The Enforcement Directorate has provisionally attached Rs. 170cr worth of assets belonging to Nirav Modi in connection with the Rs. 13,400cr PNB scam.

21 May 2018


Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves can destroy lung-cancer cells: Study

Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves can inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells, destroying up to 80% of them, a team of Indian and British scientists found in London.

19 May 2018

Sonam Kapoor

Newlyweds Sonam-Anand to shift base to London

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Anand Ahuja continue to hog the limelight even days after their traditional and fun-filled wedding festivities.

18 May 2018


Jet Airways' Diwali bonanza: Non-stop Mumbai-Manchester flights, four times/week

Mumbai-based private carrier Jet Airways has a special Diwali gift for its UK-bound passengers.

07 May 2018


Picasso's portrait of mistress to be auctioned after 20 years

Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's 1932 portrait of his mistress and muse Marie Therese will go under the hammer at Sotheby's "Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale" in London on June 19.

06 May 2018

Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal backs Shraddha Kapoor for her biopic

Shraddha Kapoor has been prepping up for her role in the biopic of Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for a while now.

27 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Jail or freedom? Vijay Mallya's extradition fate nearing decision

Flamboyant businessman Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing in London court is nearing its end, Hindustan Times reported.

20 Apr 2018

Arsenal FC

Twitter erupts as Arsene Wenger puts in his resignation

Arsene Wenger has announced that he will step down as Arsenal's manager at the end of the season, bringing an end to his 22-year reign.

RBI approves overseas offices for Yes Bank in London, Singapore

Mid-size private sector lender Yes Bank today said it has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India to have presence in London and Singapore to support the diaspora business and also international trade.

20 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

The UK has apologized after protesters tore off the Indian flag from an official Commonwealth flagpole, ripped it up and stamped on it during PM Narendra Modi's visit.

19 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

UK-based Indian students denied access to Modi's event in London

A UK-based group of Indian students and alumni has said that it was denied access to PM Modi's 'Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath' event in London.

19 Apr 2018

Karan Johar

Karan becomes first Bollywood filmmaker to feature at Madame Tussauds

Karan Johar's popularity can give many actors a run for their money. From movies to television shows to award functions, Karan is all over the place all the time.

19 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi

PM Narendra Modi addressed the Kathua and Unnao rapes at a public program in London yesterday, saying "rape is rape" and it shouldn't be politicized.

18 Apr 2018


Air India flight delayed by 2hrs after staffer forgets cellphone

In a rather bizarre incident last month, an Ahmedabad-bound Air India Dreamliner from London's Heathrow airport suffered a two hour delay resulting out of nomophobia - the fear of being without a cellphone.

18 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi in UK: Commonwealth event, multilateral meetings and more

Late on Tuesday night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), seeking to increase India's role in multilateral organizations.

16 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Historic London site to host PM Modi's 'Bharat Ki Baat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath', a public interaction event in London will be held in the iconic Central Hall Westminster, an old Methodist church in Central London.

02 Apr 2018

Salman Khan

Salman to recreate his iconic number for Katrina's sister's debut

In what will be a treat for all Salman Khan fans, the superstar is all set to recreate his iconic number 'Oh Oh Jane Jaana' from 'Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya'.

20 Mar 2018


When a wrongly sent WhatsApp text sparks love

Remember how blank calls ignited countless love stories in the 90s? Fast forward 20 years and now WhatsApp is playing cupid, though without intention.

09 Mar 2018

Kannan Gopinathan

How start-ups are opening up options for women

Following the birth of her daughter, Aarthi Kannan ended her successful stint as Vice-President of a multinational finance company in London.

12 Feb 2018

British Airways

London City Airport shut down after World War-2 bomb discovered

The London City Airport was shut down after a World War II (WW-II) bomb was discovered in the nearby Thames river.

11 Jan 2018


Shopkeeper of Indian-origin beaten to death in London by teenagers

A 49-year-old shopkeeper of Indian-origin was punched fatally outside his London store on Saturday night by teenagers for refusing to sell them cigarette paper. He died of his injuries in a hospital on Monday afternoon.

10 Jan 2018

West Bengal

Indian journalists nicked silverware from London hotel. And got caught.

Indians have a knack for displaying awkward behaviors. Like when people stopped to retrieve their luggage on a crashlanding Emirates flight.

20 Dec 2017


European court declares Uber a 'transport-service'. What does this mean?

In a judgment that could have far-reaching consequences, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Uber should be classified as a transport service and regulated like other cab services.

20 Dec 2017

Health & Wellness

Study: Humans may prefer "healthy" alcohol in next 10-20 years

Healthy alcohol may sound like an oxymoron now, but it's soon to become a reality.

04 Dec 2017


As extradition hearing begins, Vijay Mallya insists charges "false, baseless"

The extradition hearing of Vijay Mallya began today at London's Westminster Magistrate's Court.

20 Nov 2017

Vijay Mallya

PMLA case: Vijay Mallya appears for pre-trial extradition hearing

Businessman Vijay Mallya arrived at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court for his pre-trial extradition hearing.

18 Nov 2017

Vijay Mallya

Diageo sues Mallya over $40 million payout

Just weeks before a scheduled London extradition hearing, Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya has been slapped with more legal charges, this time by alcoholic beverages multinational Diageo.

03 Nov 2017


Fearless Wadia: Jinnah's daughter, and a symbol of India-Pak history

Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah's only daughter Dina Wadia passed away yesterday at her New York home. She was 98.

19 Oct 2017


Meet Paresh Davdra, who built "billion-pound business" with only £34,000

Today Paresh Davdra is the Co-founder/CEO of London-based RationalFX, which generated over £1bn ($1.3bn) revenue last year.

28 Sep 2017

Heathrow Airport

Computer check-in system crash causes chaos in airports worldwide

Air travellers around the world have suffered major disruptions after the widely used computer check-in system 'Amadeus Altea' crashed.

24 Sep 2017


I married a robot and I am happy

Marriage is a tricky proposition. To some, it's the ultimate bliss and to others, it's the purgatory where you are being roasted alive.

24 Sep 2017

Acid Attack

Acid attack in London leaves six injured

A reported acid attack in Stratford, East London, has left six people injured.

22 Sep 2017


London denies fresh license to Uber: Will it stop operations?

According to reports, cab-hailing app Uber might not be operating in London anymore - its application for a new license has been denied.