British Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently dismissed the possibility of easing immigration rules for Indians in the House of Commons as part of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). 

Was Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose misunderstood?

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's daughter Anita Bose-Pfaff has slammed the controversy over the rejection of West Bengal's Republic Day tableau based on her father and his Indian National Army. The Central government in India has rejected West Bengal's...

Dishoom’s ‘Chai-pe-charcha’ takes it to the list of top 50 best places to work in the UK

Jobs website Glassdoor has released a list of the top 50 places to work in the UK after analysing thousands of anonymous reviews from employees. Among Asian names, Dishoom features at No. 12 with a company rating of 4.5.

2 Indians among 3 killed in UAE explosion

The Indian embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is trying to get details of the two Indians who were among three killed in an explosion caused by a suspected drone strike near capital Abu Dhabi. Sunjay Sudhir, Indian Envoy to the UAE said...

Hot temperatures make Kuwait an un-liveable country

Kuswait: Global warming is smashing temperature records all over the world, but Kuwait - one of the hottest countries on the planet - is fast becoming un-liveable. In 2016, thermometers hit 54 degree Celsius, the highest reading on Earth in...

India developing strain-specific vax targeting Omicron

India could have its first homegrown variant-specific Covid vaccine against Omicron in the next couple of months. Developed by Pune based Gennova Biopharmaceuticals using the messenger or mRNA-technology platform, the laboratory-generated vaccine...

India records 271,000 new Covid cases

India added 2,71,202 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,71,22,164, including 7,743 cases of the Omicron variant, according to the Union health ministry data. The country saw1,702 new cases of Omicron variant,...

NCLAT to hear Amazon appeal, no interim relief

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) refrained from granting interim relief to US e-tailer Amazon in its plea challenging a Competition Commission of India (CCI) order that temporarily suspended the approval for its purchase of...

Govt to own 35.8% stake in Voda, 9.5% in TTL

The government of India is set to receive ownership in two private telecom companies – the debt-laden Vodafone Idea and Tata group’s Tata Teleservices (TTL) – in lieu of the interest dues from them, as part of the revival package for ailing...

Gujarat shuttler becomes world no 1 in U-19 girls singles

Gujarat shuttler Tasnim Mir became the world number one in under 19 girls singles category. According to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) U-19 rankings, Tasnim has 10,810 points. Tasnim was world No. 1 in the junior category too. “I am really...

Kohli quits as India’s Test captain

The Virat Kohli's captaincy saga took another unexpected turn on Saturday, when he stepped down as Test captain barely 24 hours after India lost the series in South Africa. Success on the tour would have taken Indian cricket to a new high -...

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.

Ajith's decision about new movie

If things were different, by now it would have been the most happy Pongal for Ajith Kumar fans with 'Valimai' trending high on social media as it would have been the second day of its release. Due to the third wave of Covid-19 the film had to...

Ramya Pandian returns with hot saree photoshoot

Actress Ramya Pandian has impressed with her impeccable acting in intense lead roles in 'Joker', 'Aaan Devathai' and 'Ramae Aandaalum Ravanae Aandalum'.

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.

SPOTLIGHT: Rohan Kamdar: Lifestyle Tech Extraordinaire

Rohan is the force behind Meshed: a highly sophisticated electronic masseuse. The innovative tech captures the professional experience of a real-life expert back massage in the form of a sleek chair: “every motion of a human pair of hands can...

Spotlight: Pritha Mukherjee: Posto, or, Quirky Kolkata!

Calling die-hard foodies: Posto Bistro is in town! Founder, Pritha, brings the authentic hearty taste of Kolkata with a contemporary international twist. Predominantly serving local Bengali cooking, the North-Indian restaurant is also inspired...

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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