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Some parallels in Covid scripts of Boris Johnson, Donald Trump

India, Oct. 2 -- Initially denying and playing down the virus, followed by contraction and fever, and eventual self-isolation. There are some parallels in the Covid-19 scripts of US President Donald ... Read More


2 British PMs benefited from slavery, admits Westminster

India, Oct. 1 -- Two British prime ministers - Robert Peel and William Gladstone - are among top politicians who directly benefited from slave trade and indentured labour in India, America, West Indie... Read More


Critical moment, says PM Johnson, as new Covid-19 cases surge

India, Oct. 1 -- After months of low numbers of new cases and deaths, a new real-time study showed higher prevalence of the coronavirus across the UK, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson describing the ... Read More


UK starts trial of train using hydrogen as fuel

London, Oct. 1 -- Britain on Wednesday began trial of the country's first hydrogen-powered train that does not emit harmful gases and uses hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity, water and heat. ... Read More


Punjab-born MP in UK for action on Covid impact

LONDON, Oct. 1 -- The large Indian community in the London suburb of Southall is the hardest hit in terms of job losses due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to serious social issues such as ... Read More


Covid-19 impact in Southall: Labour MP Sharma calls for urgent action

India, Oct. 1 -- The large Indian community in the London suburb of Southall is the hardest hit in terms of job losses due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to serious social issues such as d... Read More


Punjab-born MP Virendra Sharma calls for urgent action on Covid-19 impact in Southall

LONDON,, Oct. 1 -- The large Indian community in the London suburb of Southall is the hardest hit in terms of job losses due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to serious social issues such as... Read More


Covid-19 leads to fewer UK visas to Indians

India, Sept. 30 -- Curbs by the United Kingdom, India and other countries due to the coronavirus pandemic led to a 'significant' fall in the number of UK visas issued, according to latest immigration ... Read More


Office ventilation raises Covid-19 risk, says Cambridge study

India, Sept. 30 -- Ventilation systems in modern office buildings may increase the risk of exposure to the coronavirus, according to research published in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics. The Universi... Read More


Labour MP of UK's 'Little India' faces criminal charge for harassment

India, Sept. 28 -- Labour MP Claudia Webbe, whose candidature in Leicester East - better known as 'Little India' - in the December 2019 election generated much resentment in the party, was on Monday c... Read More