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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.

England enters second lockdown as coronavirus outbreak worsens

05 Nov 2020

England enters second lockdown as coronavirus outbreak worsens

A second coronavirus lockdown has come into force in England, forcing people indoors and shutting down non-essential shops, pubs, and gyms.

Cineworld declares UK, US theaters to close; '007' postponement reason

11 Oct 2020

Cineworld declares UK, US theaters to close; '007' postponement reason

Britain's biggest and the world's second-largest cinema chain, Cineworld, is closing down operations in the UK and major US markets temporarily.

Global markets fall after US President Trump reveals coronavirus diagnosis

02 Oct 2020

Global markets fall after US President Trump reveals coronavirus diagnosis

US President Donald Trump's disclosure that he and First Lady Melania have tested positive for coronavirus, threw global markets into uncertainty with losses being recorded almost everywhere.

Coronavirus: Amid second-wave fears, UK PM to encourage remote working

22 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Amid second-wave fears, UK PM to encourage remote working

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will, in an address to the nation on Tuesday, tell his countrymen to work from home in the foreseeable future. Evidently, this is seen as an effort to handle the second wave of coronavirus.

Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

28 Aug 2020

Delhi: Suicidal woman mails UK PM, cops avert tragedy

The Delhi Police raced against time on Wednesday to reach a woman, who e-mailed United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson, about her suicidal intentions.

English sports to allow spectators to witness some events

18 Jul 2020

English sports to allow spectators to witness some events

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, on Saturday, said the stadiums in England will soon allow spectators to witness some sports events.

UK also mulling to phase out Huawei's 5G network equipment

05 Jul 2020

UK also mulling to phase out Huawei's 5G network equipment

A few days ago, the US declared Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE "national security threats" and barred its telcos from buying network equipment from them.

UK set to resume recreational cricket

04 Jul 2020

UK set to resume recreational cricket

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, on Friday, announced that recreational cricket would be allowed to resume in the nation from July 11-12.

ECB advocates resumption of recreational cricket

03 Jul 2020

ECB advocates resumption of recreational cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) vouched for return of recreational cricket as it remains banned by the UK government.

Britain to ease quarantine rules for travelers from 50+ countries

03 Jul 2020

Britain to ease quarantine rules for travelers from 50+ countries

The British government has decided to ease quarantine rules for travelers from over 50 countries, Transport Minister Grant Shapps said on Friday, indicating that the country is now moving quickly towards re-opening after battling the peak of coronavirus pandemic.

England: Reading stabbings that killed 3 declared terror attack

21 Jun 2020

England: Reading stabbings that killed 3 declared terror attack

Three people have died and three others have suffered serious injuries in a stabbing attack on Saturday night in England's Reading town, about 65 km west of London.

Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Dominic Cummings row

27 May 2020

Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Dominic Cummings row

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to be questioned by senior MPs at the Commons Liaison Committee for the first time since becoming PM.

ECB working closely with government to resume cricket

11 May 2020

ECB working closely with government to resume cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) revealed that the members are working closely with the government to resume cricket in the UK.

Coronavirus: How European countries are easing the lockdown?

11 May 2020

Coronavirus: How European countries are easing the lockdown?

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Europe has been among the hardest-hit regions in the world.

Coronavirus: Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee returns to work as doctor

08 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee returns to work as doctor

Setting an example for everyone, beauty queen Bhasha Mukherjee has returned to her previous job as a doctor to fight the coronavirus pandemic in the UK, one of the worst-hit nations around the world.

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

In an extremely concerning news, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been shifted to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital, London.

Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

Ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital in London, in what was called a "precautionary measure" by a Downing Street spokesperson.

Coronavirus: In locked down UK, normalcy seems 6 months away

30 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: In locked down UK, normalcy seems 6 months away

Last Monday, United Kingdom Prime Minister had imposed strict restrictions amid the coronavirus outbreak, putting the nation under lockdown.