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UK keen to work with Modi government: British ministers

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:30

British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and conveyed the UK`s keen desire to work with the new government here to further deepen and expand Indo-UK ties in key areas including defence and trade.

UK keen to work with Modi government: British ministers

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:30

British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and conveyed the UK`s keen desire to work with the new government here to further deepen and expand Indo-UK ties in key areas including defence and trade.

Woman tried to smuggle cash to Syrian rebels in underwear

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:20

Two women, including a British student, today appeared in a court here accused of arranging to smuggle cash to jihadists in Syria after one was allegedly found with 20,000 euros in her underwear.

Stop step-motherly treatment to pharma sector in India: Cipla

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 12:53

London Hailing the British government's efforts in encouraging research and development in the pharmaceutical industry, Cipla chairman Yusuf Hamied has said the "step-motherly" treatment given to this sector in India has to stop.

UK PM vows to investigate paedophile politician ring claims

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 22:01

British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Monday to leave "no stone unturned" in investigating allegations of child abuse by politicians in the 1970s and 1980s, amid accusations of an establishment cover-up.

Cipla to invest upto 100 mn pounds in UK

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:14

The company will provide high quality affordable medicines to British National Health Service (NHS).

UK Foreign Minister to arrive in India today

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 09:27

United Kingdom`s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, William Hague, will arrive in India on a two-day visit for the first time after the formation of the NDA government in the country.

Global economy weekahead; living in interesting times

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:57

The European Central bank cut rates last month and may yet have to resort to quantitative easing to ward off deflation.

VVIP chopper deal: ED to send LRs to half-a-dozen countries

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 11:55

Widening its probe into the money laundering probe in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal, the Enforcement Directorate will send judicial requests to about six countries seeking information on bank accounts and transactions to detect the trail of alleged kickbacks money.

JK Rowling`s `Fantastic Beasts` movie to be shot in UK

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 08:53

JK Rowling`s `Harry Potter` spin-off `Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them`, which is set 70 years before the story of boy wizard, will be shot in UK.

UK imams urge British Muslims to shun Syria and Iraq

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 03:36

More than 100 Islamic prayer-leaders from various denominations of Sunni and Shi`ite Muslims have signed a letter calling on British Muslims not to travel to Iraq or Syria to fight.

UK PM`s ex-media chief Coulson jailed for Murdoch tabloid hacking

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:23

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited.