Fundraiser veteran who wishes to visit India awarded knighthood

Captain Tom Moore, the 100-year-old veteran who served in India, and has raised a record over 32 billion pounds for charity during the coronavirus crisis to help the National Health Service (NHS), will be knighted by the Queen Elizabeth II


Schools in areas where there is a large population of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) residents should be allowed to open later, the Local Government Association (LGA) has urged. They have asked more power to decide on matters of importance...

PM Modi announces interim relief package of £100 mn to Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an immediate relief package of £100 million to the West Bengal government to deal with the aftermath of the cyclone Amphan, which has left at least 77 dead in the state

24 killed as Cyclone Amphan hits Bengal, Odisha and Bangladesh

At least 24 people were killed and over 3 million displaced by Cyclone Amphan barreled through India and Bangladesh, authorities said

Pak could not enforce indefinite lockdown: minister

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's close aide said that the government could not enforce an indefinite lockdown due to the absence of any timeline about the end of novel coronavirus crisis, as the number of Covid-19 patients in the country...

Afghan president, rival strike power-sharing deal

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing deal to end a months-long political stalemate, Ghani's spokesman said, a step that could smooth efforts to end the country's long-running war

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