Friday, 27 May, 2022
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‘A proud moment for us,’ says Dalit body after Midha’s election; she represents the Labour Party.

'A proud moment for us,' says Dalit body after Midha's election; she represents the Labour Party.

Iranian ambassador to UK ‘removed’ over ‘norm-breaking’ hijab incident

Local media has said that Mohsen Baharvand returned to Tehran after video of an embassy event showed women without head scarves.

London to Singapore — here’s how cities are tackling congestion and pollution on roads

Private vehicle traffic is skyrocketing — bringing with it more traffic jams, longer travel times and worsening air quality. But there are also hidden costs.

‘No plans to relocate’ — Reliance hits out at speculation about Mukesh Ambani’s London shift

Reliance has acquired a prime London property for Rs 592 crore, and the Ambani family’s visit abroad has been linked to them making it their second home.

India’s no-show at London climate meet isn’t good news for UN’s COP26 talks

India’s support is key to success of COP26, set for November, as several issues, including climate finance & carbon goals, remain sources of tension, especially in emerging economies.

Boris Johnson puts more parts of England under tough restrictions as new Covid strain spreads

Sussex, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, most of Hampshire and the remainder of Essex will now face the strictest rules under the govt’s 4-tier system from 26 December.

6 passengers aboard Air India’s London-Delhi flight test positive for Covid

The government Monday said all UK-India flights will be suspended from 23-31 December in view of the emergence of new strain of coronavirus in that country.

What is the new coronavirus strain in UK and will vaccines work on it?

The new strain was discovered by Public Health England’s genomic surveillance, and it notified the Boris Johnson govt about its seriousness on 18 December.

UK Health Secretary Hancock says new Covid mutation ‘out of control’

More than 16 million Britons are now required to stay at home as the govt imposed the new highest tier of restrictions in London and southeast England until a vaccine is rolled out.

Apple temporarily shuts all retail stores in California, London amid surging Covid cases

The iPhone maker, which was looking to top $100 billion in quarterly revenue for the first time, will also close its stores in Mexico and Brazil as cases rise.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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