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UK Deputy PM Clegg to meet PM Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley on India visit

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 19:27

British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is scheduled to hold meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley during his first-ever tour to India from Monday.

British PM Cameron resumes holiday after crisis meetings on beheading video

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 15:43

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday resumed his holiday in Cornwall, a day after he rushed back to London to chair emergency meetings in response to the beheading video of James Foley.

World`s first `green` Hindu temple opened in UK

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 17:50

The ornate 20 million pounds Shree Swaminarayan Mandir temple in Kingsbury combines traditional Indian architecture and carvings with "green" technology.

Man arrested over Afghan Sikh stowaway`s death in UK

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 21:16

A 34-year-old man was arrested today on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of one of 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways found inside a shipping container at a dockyard in Britain.

Buoyed by US warplanes, Kurds recapture Mosul dam from claws of Islamic State

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 09:43

In what would act as an emboldening factor for Kurdish fighters of Iraq, they are reportedly very close to taking complete control of Iraq`s largest dam in Mosul from the claws of the Islamic State.

Iraq: Calgary man, ex-Somalia PM`s nephew, fighting for Islamic State killed

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 10:47

After the IS killed some eighty of the minority group Yazidi, US warplanes conducted air strikes against the militant targets near Irbil and the largest dam in Mosul, to help Kurdish forces retake it.

UK police to review law around travel to conflict zones

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 13:04

Amid growing fear that British Muslims are travelling to regions like Syria, Iraq and Gaza to participate in the conflict there, the UK police is set to work with the government to review a 19th century legislation to regulate mercenary activities of its citizens.

Tories accused of false pretence in Lord Suri`s appointment

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 21:14

Downing Street has been accused of deliberately creating a misleading impression in the appointment of an Indian-origin businessman to the House of Lords, a leading British daily reported Thursday.

In border town, locals eye Scottish independence warily

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 13:55

In England`s most northerly town, local people are looking over the border to Scotland and worrying about what would happen if it votes for independence next month.

UK: Man jailed for threatening terror attack against royal couple

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 20:45

A 27-year-old man who posted a video online, warning of a terror attack against Prince William and Kate Middleton during their royal wedding, was today jailed for a total of two years and seven months for terrorism offences.

UK drops more aid in Iraq, readies jets for surveillance

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 16:13

Britain made a second airdrop of aid to refugees in northern Iraq, officials said today, as Tornado fighter jets were readied to provide surveillance support for the humanitarian effort.

UK drops more aid in Iraq, readies jets for surveillance

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 16:13

Britain made a second airdrop of aid to refugees in northern Iraq, officials said today, as Tornado fighter jets were readied to provide surveillance support for the humanitarian effort.