उपचुनाव में जॉनसन-मोदी की तस्वीर के साथ पर्चा छापने के मुद्दे पर ब्रिटिश संसद में छिड़ी तीखी बहस

ब्रिटिश संसद के निम्न सदन हाउस ऑफ कॉमंस में प्रधानमंत्री बोरिस जॉनसन और नेता प्रतिपक्ष केर स्टरामर के बीच उपचुनाव के लिए छपे विवादित पर्चे को लेकर तीखी बहस हुई। यह बहस भारतीय प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी की तस्वीर वाले पर्चों को लेकर शुरु हुई थी। इस पर्चे को ब्रिटेन में रह रहे भारतीय समुदाय ने … Read more

UK warns of ‘serious consequences’ if Iran does not release British oil tanker

The British government has threatened Iran of ‘serious consequences’ if the Islamic republic did not release the British oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf. Reacting angrily, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that the situation was ‘completely unacceptable’ and ‘freedom of navigation must be maintained.’ He said, “We are absolutely clear … Read more

Heterosexual couples in England & Wales too can enter into civil partnerships rather than marriage

In a significant announcement on Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said that heterosexual couples in England and Wales will also be given right to enter into civil partnerships rather than marriage. The announcement means that unmarried couples and their families will now have greater security as the move will also address the ‘imbalance’ that allows same-sex … Read more

Heterosexual couples in England & Wales too can enter into civil partnerships rather than marriage

In a significant announcement on Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said that heterosexual couples in England and Wales will also be given right to enter into civil partnerships rather than marriage. The announcement means that unmarried couples and their families will now have greater security as the move will also address the ‘imbalance’ that allows same-sex … Read more

नोबेल पुरस्कार विजेता पॉल क्रुगमैन ने कहा- भारत ने 30 सालों में जितनी आर्थिक प्रगति की है, उतनी ब्रिटेन ने 150 सालों में हासिल की

नोबेल पुरस्कार विजेता पॉल क्रुगमैन ने शनिवार(17 मार्च) को कहा कि, भारत ने पिछले 30 सालों में जितनी आर्थिक प्रगति हासिल की है, उतनी ब्रिटेन ने 150 सालों में हासिल की है। साथ ही उन्होंने कहा कि, यहां चीजें बड़ी तेजी से बदली हैं, लेकिन फिर भी भारत में क्यों अभी भी गरीबी देखने को … Read more

India likely to overtake Britain to become world’s 5th largest economy

A report by British research organisation has said that India will “leapfrog” Britain and France to become the world’s fifth largest economy in 2018, ahead of an oncoming major global economic shift towards Asia.   The World Economic League Table (WELT) 2018 released on Monday by Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) said that … Read more

I am a Hijabi and I am not oppressed!

Since I started off rather late in life, it was a highly conscious decision. Friends in Goa often asked me before marriage if I would ever cover my head and I naively said ‘yes, may be! When the  calling comes!’ Days after my wedding as we prepared to leave for London, it suddenly dawned upon … Read more

इस विशालकाय कुत्ते का वजन एक छोटे हाथी के बराबर है, खाता है 15 किलो खाना

आपने कुत्ते तो बहुत देखे होगें लेकिन आज हम आपको एक ऐसे कुत्ता दिखाने जा रहा है जिसका वजन एक हाथी के बच्चे के बराबर है। बाल्टाज़ार नामक एक सात फुट लंबा ग्रेट डेन ब्रिटेन का सबसे बड़ा कुत्ता है। मीडिया रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक, हाल ही में पशु चिकित्सकों ने इस भीमकाय कुत्ते का वजन, लंबाई और … Read more

UK parliament votes in favour of starting Brexit process

Britain moved one step closer to a final separation from the EU as members of the UK parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of allowing the government to begin Brexit negotiations. Members of the House of Commons voted yesterday by 498 to 114 to advance the bill that would give Prime Minister Theresa May the authority … Read more

UK Mayor Sadiq Khan most influential Asian in Britain

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, son of a bus driver from Pakistan, is the most influential Asian in the UK, according to a list featuring Britain’s 101 prominent Asians, including Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, the Hinduja brothers, Laxmi Mittal and musician Zayn Malik. According to GG2 Power List brought out by the leading bi-lingual … Read more

अब ब्रिटेन में भारतीयों को नौकरी पाना होगा मुश्किल, नई वीजा नीति लागू

ब्रिटेन ने काम और पढ़ाई के लिए आने वाले गैर यूरोपीय राष्ट्रों के प्रवासियों की संख्या में कटौती करने की योजना की मंगलवार को घोषणा की है. इससे ब्रिटिश कंपनियों के लिए भारत जैसे देशों के पेशेवरों को नौकरी पर रखना मुश्किल हो जाएगा। भाषा की खबर के अनुसार, ब्रिटेन की गृहमंत्री अंबर रड ने … Read more

Modi meets UK’s new PM Theresa May

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday for the first time met new Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May here and held discussions on enhancing bilateral ties in the aftermath of the UK’s decision to exit the European Union. Both the leaders held discussions on the sidelines of the G20 summit here on “building opportunities” after the … Read more

Popular British newspaper The Independent closes print edition, to become digital-only

In a significant development that could potentially transform the newspaper industry in the UK, the popular British newspaper, The Independent, printed its final edition on Saturday before going digital only. The paper published its final print edition with a bang as it carried an exclusive story about a British connection in a plot to kill … Read more

Britain carries out first Syria air strikes

Britain on Thursday carried out its first air strikes against Islamic State (IS) in Syria, hours after members of Parliament voted overwhelmingly to authorise military action. Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado jets took off from the Akrotiri base in Cyprus and the defence ministry later confirmed that they had carried out the “first offensive operation … Read more

Massive solar flares possible, can create havoc on earth

The sun has the potential to release solar flares 1,000 times greater than previously recorded, which can rattle the earth’s communications and energy systems, said researchers. Led by University of Warwick in Britain, the research has found a stellar superflare on a star observed by NASA’s Kepler space telescope with wave patterns similar to those … Read more

How ‘irresponsible’ media made an innocent girl, a ‘terrorist’

A leading British newspaper,The Daily Mail has come under fire after publishing a Moroccan woman’s innocent bath selfie, wrongly depicting her as Europe’s so-called “first female suicide bomber”. In reality, the picture is of a 32-year old lady from Morocco named, Nabila Bakkatha. Bakkatha said that a friend of her sold the pictures of her to a French … Read more

Ahead of Modi’s UK visit, eminent Britons concerned about ‘intolerance’

A week before Narendra Modi’s official visit to London, some eminent persons in Britain have expressed concern over incidents of intolerance in India, generally by advocates of Hindutva. At a Public Conversation on the “State of Indo-British Ties” at the Royal Overseas League, of which the British monarch Queen Elizabeth II is the patron, former Indian … Read more