India’s Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla who was in the UK for a two-day visit last week to discuss global issues and the implementation of Roadmap 2030, told Asian Voice that he has raised the issue of India continuing on the Red List, even after daily cases have fallen below UK’s current numbers. 

UK trials its first driverless buses to city’s streets with 300 passengers

The UK's first driverless buses have been trialled on the roads of Cambridge with more than 300 passengers experiencing them first-hand. The Express reported that managers behind the task said it was a huge victory, others were concerned about...


India’s Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla who was in the UK for a two-day visit last week to discuss global issues and the implementation of Roadmap 2030, told Asian Voice that he has raised the issue of India continuing on the Red List,...

China's Xi 'secretly' visits Tibetan town bordering India

Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Nyingchi, a strategically located border town close to Arunachal Pradesh, during his first visit to Tibet, the official media reported. Xi arrived at the Nyingchi Mainling Airport last week...

Community leader Pandit Ramlall honoured

New York: Officials in Queens, New York, recently honored an influential community member by naming the 133rd Street and Liberty Avenue junction Pandit Ramlall Way. Caribbean Life reports that the Richmond Hill Queens community recently paid...

Five killed in Assam-Mizoram border clashes

At least five Assam Police personnel were killed after the old boundary dispute between Assam and Mizoram exploded in violent clashes at a contested border point on Monday. In October last year, residents of Assam and Mizoram had clashed twice...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives on 2-day visit

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in India on a two-day visit aimed at further boosting bilateral ties and deliberate on the rapidly evolving security situation in Afghanistan as well as to expand cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region...

Reliance's Q1 profit rises by 4% to nearly £1.4 bn

Reliance Industries (RIL) reported a modest rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher price realisations in its retail, oil-to-chemicals (O2C) and the digital services (Jio) businesses. Profit grew 4% to £1.38 billion in Q1FY22. Revenue totalled...

Government expects to receive financial bids for Air India by September

The government of India expects to receive the financial bids for Air India by September, minister of state for civil aviation V K Singh told Parliament. The minister, however, did not disclose the names of the qualified institutional bidders...

IPL resumes on Sept 19 in UAE with MI, CSK clash

Defending champions Mumbai Indians will meet Chennai Super Kings in Dubai on September 19 when the IPL resumes in the United Arab Emirates, the BCCI announced. The tournament was suspended in May after multiple Covid-19 cases were reported in...

India win first T20 against Lanka by 38 runs

India outplayed Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the opening T20 International at the R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the series. A superb half-century by the in-form Suryakumar Yadav (50) and a 46-run knock by skipper Shikhar...

Leading Lights with Rani Singh

Indian-origin lady helms important UK Screen Body

  • 19 Aug 2019

Seetha Kumar is the CEO of ScreenSkills, based in central London but operating UK-wide.

Monty's Spin with Monty Panesar

Monty's Spin

  • 25 Mar 2020

The Covid-19 virus has taken the world by storm. It has stopped all sporting events and the risks should be taken seriously. We should be at home for at least 3 weeks and we should take the government advise very seriously.

Priyamani says 'very secure' with husband Mustafa Raj

In a recent interview, actress Priyamani said she and husband Mustafa Raj are in a “very secure” relationship. The comment comes after Mustafa's ex-wife Ayesha alleged that she is still married to him and his marriage with Priyamani is “invalid”.

Prabhas welcomes Amitabh as 'Project K' goes to floors

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan gave the muhurat shot of the much-awaited Prabhas-starrer 'Project K', on Guru Purnima. Directed by Nag Ashwin, the movie will also star Deepika Padukone. Prabhas shared a picture on Instagram, informing his fans...

Stream Cream

Bytes to bingeGenre: Comedy DramaWritten by: Timothy GreenbergDuration: 26 minWhere to watch: Netflix

I spy "The spy”!

Yes. that’s right we see the comedian in a 360 U-turn role like we have never seen him before and I am pleasantly surprised!

Ajeeb Dastans

Ajeeb Dastans is an anthology of four short films and is produced by the super Producer/Director Karan Johar. The premise of the film is that each story will bring us a shocking and horrifying twist that we were not betting on.

When horror meets comedy in a love triangle

Two small town boys fall in love with the same girl but all is not what it seems. One is in love with the girl and the other is in love with a spirit that is trapped in her body.

Cakes by Nirali: Simply Beautiful Baking

Nirali brings you quirky classic cakes custom-made to scrummy perfection. Whether it’s multicoloured meadow-print accompanied by a big sunflower or a sophisticated dainty creation topped off with Ferrero Rocher, the budding baker makes product...

Bina Shah: Abstract Artist (Part Two)

Bina returned to the field of fine art through printmaking which she felt freed her from the constraints of the limited scale of illustration.

Customers of Southall Travel refunded £22 million worth of payments

Southall Travel Group has announced measures to ‘ramp up’ its capacity to deal with refund and other queries, as it issued £22 million worth of payments to its customers. The firm reportedly said it has refunded 94% of customers with package...

Hiking up the Yosemite National Park

The UK is in lockdown and we have no idea when the world is going to be back on its feet leave aside the travel industry. But you have this urge to get away from the four walls of your room – what should you do?

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