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Rising cases: Mayor says London is at 'very worrying tipping point'

London, Sept. 26 -- London mayor Sadiq Khan on Friday said the capital city is at a "very worrying tipping point" as officials revealed that it is being placed on the UK-wide Covid-19 "watch list" fol... Read More


UK asks China to allow UN unfettered access to Xinjiang

India, Sept. 25 -- The Boris Johnson government on Friday called on China to allow the United Nations unfettered access to Xinjiang following what it called "grave concerns about China's policies agai... Read More


Covid-19: London is at very worrying tipping point, says mayor

India, Sept. 25 -- London mayor Sadiq Khan on Friday said the British capital is at a "very worrying tipping point' as officials revealed that it is being placed on the countrywide Covid-19 'watchlist... Read More


Former CEO of Cambridge Analytica banned for 7 yrs

London, Sept. 25 -- Alexander Nix, former chief executive officer of controversial political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked on projects in India and other countries between 2013 and... Read More


More contagious virus strain dominating in US, says study

Houston/London,, Sept. 25 -- A study to analyse the structure of the coronavirus from two waves of infections in a major city found that a more contagious strain dominates recent samples, researchers ... Read More


UK launches new Covid curbs for next 6 months

London, Sept. 23 -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced new restrictions short of a total lockdown as experts raised the Covid-19 alert level to its second highest after the UK r... Read More


Covid fatalities top 200,000 in US as UK tightens curbs

London/ Washington, Sept. 23 -- The US death toll from Covid-19 topped 200,000 on Tuesday, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the scourge first reached the world's richest nation. The grim m... Read More


Manali Desai first Indian-origin woman to head a Cambridge dept

India, Sept. 22 -- Sociologist Manali Desai has been appointed head of the department of sociology at the University of Cambridge, making her not only the first Indian-origin woman to head a departmen... Read More


UK PM launches new Covid restrictions that may last six months

London,, Sept. 22 -- (Hindustan Times) -- Rattled by a surge of new Covid-19 cases, Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday outlined more restrictions short of a full lockdown that would perhaps last ... Read More


UK raises Covid-19 alert to second highest level

India, Sept. 22 -- The Joint Biosecurity Centre of the British government on Monday raised the national Covid-19 alert level from three to four - the second highest - after new cases doubling every we... Read More