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

UK unveils taskforces for reopening five economic sectors

The UK government has unveiled five new taskforces to liaise with unions and others to see how soon five vulnerable sectors of the economy can safely resume work with coronavirus distancing measure

War veteran raises £4mn for the NHS

A 99-year-old war veteran, has raised over £4m for NHS by walking lengths of back garden with the aim of walking 100 lengths of his garden before his momentous 100th birthday. Capt Tom Moore, had served the British Army in the second world war,...

Britons in Punjab, stranded and scared

Thousands of British nationals remain stranded across the Indian state of Punjab even as the UK Foreign Office has started a series of repatriation flights from Goa, Mumbai, and Delhi. Whilst Asian Voice had previously reported about chartered...

Indian-origin doctor gets national recognition in Britain

The British Nuclear Medicine Society has conferred President's Medal on Prof. Sobhan Vinjamuri for the year 2020 for his exceptional prowess in the field.

Worried parents of missing Preston student appeal to ‘join them asap’

Parents of Indian-origin student originally from Pune, India who has gone missing from Preston, has launched an emotional video plea for their son to get in touch and let them know that he is safe. 23-year-old Siddharth Murkumbi has been studying...

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...

Hate preacher Anjem Choudary has been charged for 'inviting support for the so-called Islamic State', and could serve upto 10 years in prison, if convicted. He has currently been remanded in custody until 28th August.

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