Saturday, 28 May, 2022
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Topic: United Kingdom

Message in a milk bottle: Why UK PM Boris Johnson is in Gujarat before meeting Modi in Delhi

On two-day visit to India, Boris Johnson will first meet dairy industry representatives in Gujarat, before holding bilateral summit with PM Modi in New Delhi.

UK, US ‘concerned’ about unconfirmed reports of chemical attack in Mariupol

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said use of chemical weapons would be a ‘callous escalation in this conflict”.

Queen Elizabeth II tests positive for Covid, experiences ‘mild cold-like symptoms’

The 95-year-old monarch remains at her Windsor Castle residence and is expected to carry out light duties over the next few days, a Buckingham Palace statement said Sunday.

I was dismissed because of my faith, claims UK’s ex-transport minister Nusrat Ghani

Conservative Party MP Ghani alleged she was removed from her post because the govt felt she didn’t do enough to defend it 'against Islamophobia allegations'.

Roshanara — the dancer who took the ‘spirit of central India’ to London, New York

Anglo-Indian dancer Olive Craddock took ‘Indian dance’ to the West and performed at Palace Theatre in London and the Ballet Theatre in New York.

British MP & Padma Shri recipient Barry Gardiner received funds from ‘Chinese spy’, MI5 claims

Gardiner, who represents Brent North and enjoys the support of a huge Indian diaspora, allegedly received over £5 lakh over six years from ‘Chinese spy’ Christine Lee and her law firm.

My father’s UK trial felt like I was at the zoo, watching an animal in a cage: Sid Mallya

In 'If I'm Honest', Sidhartha Mallya opens up about his mental health journey — from depression and OCD to the effects of his family matters.

British Indians could form a key swing vote in the next UK elections, survey finds

The report, 'Britain’s New Swing Voters? A Survey of British Indian Attitudes', is authored by researchers from Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Johns Hopkins-SAIS.

UK defence firms should invest, make, co-create, co-develop in India: UK India business body

Richard McCallum, vice chair of UKIBC, told ThePrint in an interview that India cannot be seen through just the export of goods perspective.

Covid 19: UK gives the nod for oral pill, China on high alert for February’s Winter Olympics

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

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.