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EU opens next Brexit phase but warns `difficult` talks ahead

EU opens next Brexit phase but warns `difficult` talks ahead

European Union leaders agreed Friday to open crucial talks on a future relationship with Britain once it leaves the bloc.

Dec 15, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
Brexit talks: European Parliament gives conditional approval for 2nd phase

Brexit talks: European Parliament gives conditional approval for 2nd phase

The European Parliament on Wednesday gave conditional approval to move the Brexit negotiations onto the second phase.

Dec 13, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
Man arrested for trying to climb Buckingham Palace wall

Man arrested for trying to climb Buckingham Palace wall

Buckingham Palace is the official home of 91-year-old Queen Elizabeth II,

Dec 12, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
The United Kingdom has found its new highest peak – Mount Hope

The United Kingdom has found its new highest peak – Mount Hope

 The map-makers at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) were prompted to take another look at the mountains because of concerns for the safety of pilots flying across the White Continent.

Dec 11, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
Will take all possible steps to bring back Vijay Mallya: Government

Will take all possible steps to bring back Vijay Mallya: Government

The extradition trial of Mallya, wanted in India on charges of Rs 9,000 crore fraud and money laundering, began at a UK court on Monday.

Dec 08, 2017, 22:02 PM IST
Indo-UK military exercise 'Ajeya Warrior' in Thar Desert – Heliborne, anti-terrorists operations the highlights

Indo-UK military exercise 'Ajeya Warrior' in Thar Desert – Heliborne, anti-terrorists operations the highlights

The first exercise was conducted in 2013 at Belgaum, Karnataka, where as for the second exercise in 2015, an Indian Army contingent had visited the United Kingdom.

Dec 08, 2017, 18:33 PM IST
UK newspaper makes the error no editor would ever dare to commit

UK newspaper makes the error no editor would ever dare to commit

A local UK newspaper was published with the front page headline which said:"100 pt splash heading here."

Dec 08, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
EU President Donald Tusk to make statement Friday on Brexit

EU President Donald Tusk to make statement Friday on Brexit

EU President Donald Tusk will make a statement Friday on Brexit, the EU council said, as Britain and the bloc hope to agree terms to their divorce.

Dec 08, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
Oxford strips Aung San Suu Kyi of city`s freedom over Rohingya crisis

Oxford strips Aung San Suu Kyi of city`s freedom over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was given the Freedom of the City in 1997.

Nov 28, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
MP backs 'vindaloo visas' to plug curry chef shortage in UK

MP backs 'vindaloo visas' to plug curry chef shortage in UK

The temporary visas would be valid for a year and open to chefs from the Indian sub-continent.

Nov 28, 2017, 12:13 PM IST
Prince Harry uses Princess Diana's legacy for engagement

Prince Harry uses Princess Diana's legacy for engagement

The ring is yellow gold, Meghan Markle`s favourite, Prince Harry said.

Nov 28, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Pakistan-born man jailed for terror plot in UK

Pakistan-born man jailed for terror plot in UK

Mubashir Jamil had told an undercover police officer that he wanted to wear a suicide vest and "press the button".

Nov 23, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

Sikh 'torture' in Punjab raised in UK Parliament

The UK government on Tuesday said that it would take "extreme action" if any British citizen is being tortured as the case of a Scottish-born Sikh man, who has been jailed in India, was raised in the House of Commons.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:05 PM IST

Kashmiri parties call for rights violations in PoK to end

Kashmiri parties, including the London-based Kashmir Voice International (KVI) London, have unanimously passed a resolution calling for an end to human rights violations in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, and to allow international human rights organisations to visit the region to make independent assessments of the situation on ground.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Dalveer Bhandari's re-election to ICJ reflective of India's constitutional integrity: MEA

Dalveer Bhandari's re-election to ICJ reflective of India's constitutional integrity: MEA

India's Dalveer Bhandari was on Tuesday re-elected to the International Court of Justice with more than two-thirds of the UN members backing him.

Nov 21, 2017, 17:51 PM IST
I'm a political victim, but never misused my position: Vadra on Mallya

I'm a political victim, but never misused my position: Vadra on Mallya

Robert Vadra has been under the scanner for dubious land deals made in Haryana when the Congress was in power for 10 years.

Nov 21, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
Pakistan cannot hinder campaign against war crimes: WBO

Pakistan cannot hinder campaign against war crimes: WBO

World Baloch Organisation (WBO) said the attempts made by Pakistan and London governments to thwart the ongoing #FreeBalochistan campaign will not affect it.

Nov 20, 2017, 10:43 AM IST
Russia casts latest UN veto, blocking Syria chemical weapons probe

Russia casts latest UN veto, blocking Syria chemical weapons probe

Russia has once again vetoed a UNSC resolution to re-authorise an investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Nov 18, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
India denies talks with UK for Bhandari's withdrawal from ICJ election

India denies talks with UK for Bhandari's withdrawal from ICJ election

For election to the ICJ, a candidate has to win an absolute majority in both the General Assembly and the UN Security Council.

Nov 18, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

Theresa May calls on MPs to come together on Brexit

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednedsya called on MPs from all sides of the political spectrum to "come together" to deliver Brexit.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:09 AM IST