Friday, 15 October, 2021
Home Tags Britain

Topic: britain

Screenshot of the Barclaycard ad featuring British actor Helena Bonham Carter

‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh’ — Helena Bonham Carter-starrer ad toasts curry’s place in UK culture

Indian curry, which has long been a significant part of British cuisine, fanned some new social media reactions after an ad featuring British actor Helena Bonham Carter was released this week.

‘Turbaned strangers’ — British questioned, sorted and colour-coded Indian POWs after Dunkirk

In ‘The Indian Contingent’, Ghee Bowman writes about the 9,711 Indian soldiers —including from Bose’s INA — recovered after the world war and sent back to India.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa

Team Bajwa now betting on UK to promote Taliban — to get to US indirectly

Pakistan Army chief General Bajwa is keenly engaged with the UK to market himself as someone who can turn things around, including handling the Taliban.
Representational Image | A visitor receives his first dose of the AstraZeneca Plc Covid-19 vaccine in the Newham district of London in March 2021 | Hollie Adams | Bloomberg

UK cites variant of Indian origin as reason for decreasing gap between vaccine doses

The interval between the doses have been reduced from 12 weeks to 8 weeks. In contrast, India has increased the gap between Covishield doses to 12-16 weeks.
A file photo of Jordan King Abdullah II. | Photo: Twitter/@KingAbdullahII

How Hashemite Kingdom emerged from Ottoman, British rule to modern-day Jordan

The Hashemite Kingdom has long been considered a stable power in West Asia but the alleged attempted coup by the country’s former crown prince has rocked the region.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur/ThePrint

Has India become China’s colony? Seems like, going by what we import and what we export

Figures between 2014-15 and 2019-20 show that export of low-value raw materials & import of high-value manufactured goods characterised India's trade with China.
File photo | The British Museum in London | Wikimedia Commons

Should museums be woke? Europe’s war against ‘negativity’

Students, curators and museums in Europe and the US are digging up their own history. But national pride is coming in the way of justice.
Jawaharlal Nehru, July 1957 | Flickr

Britain had become paranoid of India-US friendship. Nehru’s letter to Roosevelt didn’t help

In ‘A Matter Of Trust’, Meenakshi Ahamed writes that Nehru had reached out to US President Roosevelt for American help in the lead up to World War-II
File photo of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson | Photo by Stefan Rousseau- WPA Pool/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Boris Johnson delivers a Brexit — and a personal victory

The UK and the EU had very different priorities. But the fact that they both are declaring victory at the end of contentious negotiations is remarkable diplomatic accomplishment.
Commuters wear face masks as they use the London Underground | Peter Summers | Getty Images via Bloomberg

UK’s Covid virus deadlock is indicative of a bigger challenge several countries will face

The standoff with Greater Manchester could well be the proliferation of travel restrictions within and between regions in UK that ultimately lead to a tardy national lockdown.

On Camera

YourTurn

The real story is Gandhi, Savarkar were on same page on Hindi, Hindu, Hindustan — and caste

Rajnath Singh's attempt to Gandhi-wash Savarkar has carved his mercy petitions in stone. The debate between politicians and historians is now in the town square.
A pump attendant fills petrol in a bike at a fuel station in New Delhi | Representational image|PTI

Petrol, diesel prices rally to highest ever levels as rates hiked again by 35 paise/litre

Since the ending of the three-week-long hiatus in rate revision last month, this is the 14th increase in petrol price and the 17th time that diesel rates have gone up.

Defence

A BSF Jawan stands guard at border | Representational image | ANI

Move to increase BSF jurisdiction is to ‘curb crime’, Opposition cries ‘attack on federalism’

Home ministry has amended a 2014 notification extending BSF jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km along Punjab, West Bengal and Assam border.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Lakhimpur Kheri to Kashmir via Punjab is the road India cannot risk taking

Key to handling troubles in Kashmir is Punjab at peace. 30 years back, familiar & evil outside forces were given an opening to set fire to both. India can’t let this happen again.
×