SBI’s centenary celebration explores benefits of the UK-India FTA

The State Bank of India (SBI) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) organised an economic conclave on Thursday 10 March 2022 with a reference to the roadmap 2030, agreed between the UK and India to double bilateral trades in...

50th anniversary of Bangladesh-India friendship celebrated in London

 Maitri Diwas (Friendship Day) was celebrated on 6 December 2021 marking 50 Years of India-Bangladesh Diplomatic ties. The occasion was observed in London by the High Commission of India and Bangladesh High Commission by jointly organising a...

Uganda fundraiser event in Leicester

A fundraiser event in Leicester next month to mark the 50th anniversary of the Ugandan exodus is expected to bring together scores of people from home and abroad.  

Lord Woolley becomes the first Black man to head an Oxbridge college

A political and equalities activist has become the first black man to be elected head of an Oxbridge college. Lord Simon Woolley, founding director of campaign group Operation Black Vote, will be the newly elected principal of Cambridge University's...

Leading EdTech business launches franchise in the UK following recent global success

The British Youth International College (BYITC), the Glasgow-headquartered but globally operating educational technology (EdTech) business, has launched its successful franchise model in the UK. 

University of Glasgow project investigating the effects of Covid-19

A project at the University of Glasgow that is aiming to better understand the effects that Covid-19 infection has on blood vessels and blood pressure has received a grant of £250,000 from national charity Heart Research UK.

770,000 people in England unable to speak English well

In an interview, the communities secretary, Sajid Javid revealed that 770,000 people living in England speak little or no English at all, and warned that up to 70% of them are women from the Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities.

Sigma sponsors transformation of Community Pharmacy 2025 vision

A donation from Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc is funding a three year PhD scholarship aimed at developing a coherent and transformative vision for English community pharmacy in 2025. The project has already begun in the Department of Pharmacy and...

Last Saturday, health leaders met with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at the No 10 summit to discuss the “overwhelmed” NHS during crisis talks. While there is little clarity about who these health leaders were, according to iNews, Consultant physician...

Fukhera Khalid [also known as Frank Khalid], CEO of the Elbrook Group & FAR Sports, was among those named in the Honours 2022 list. Frank has been awarded an OBE for services to Business, to Charity and to the Community. Those who know 

Alok Sharma, has been knighted for his contribution to combatting climate change through his leadership at the COP26 summit by King Charles III in his first New Year Honours list released here. Agra-born Sharma, 55, who was a Cabinet-level minister...

Neil Sonchhatra is 24 years old British-born Gujarati. He is the son of Dinesh Sonchhatra of Major Estate and Mortgage brokers. He has been awarded the Medal of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) in the 2023 New Year Honours List. for his...



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