Sunday, 20 October 2019

Tag Archives: UK

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya makes assets ‘offer’ to Indian court

LONDON: Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya said on Tuesday he had made an “unconditional offer” to an Indian court in a bid to settle fraud charges, as he continues to fight extradition from Britain. Mallya, chairman of the UB Group drinks conglomerate and chief executive of the financially ailing Force India ...

Read More »

London airports, trains disrupted by extreme weather

LONDON: Tourists and Britons hoping to go on vacation are enduring another day of travel trouble in Britain after severe weather led to flight cancellations and delays on cross-Channel trains. A week of extreme heat gave way to thunderstorms Friday, touching off travel delays on Saturday. Budget airline Ryanair says ...

Read More »

UK halts cooperation with US over IS suspects

(AFP) LONDON : Britain has suspended cooperation with the United States over two Islamic State terror suspects, the government announced Friday, following concerns that they could face the death penalty. Britain said Monday it was sharing intelligence to help the United States bring to trial two fighters captured in Syria, ...

Read More »

Forging a full fibre broadband and 5G future for all

GOV.UK LONDON: Mandatory full fibre broadband for all new build homes and a new priority to connect hard-to-reach rural areas are key measures proposed in a national, long-term strategy for UK telecommunications. The new approach is aimed at driving large-scale commercial investment in the fixed and wireless networks that are ...

Read More »

Stock markets mostly drop, pound extends losses

LONDON: Stock markets mostly fell Thursday, as the US Federal Reserve chief’s upbeat assessment of the economy failed to allay concerns about a global trade war, analysts said. The dollar rose across the board, with the pound slumping under $1.30 for the first time in 10 months as weak UK ...

Read More »

Teefa in Trouble to be released in over 25 countries

LOLLYWOOD: Only 1 day is left in the release of much-awaited film ‘Teefa in Trouble’ worldwide and in Pakistan. The excitement and anticipation for ‘Teefa In Trouble’ featuring Ali Zafar and Maya Ali has taken the Pakistani industry by storm. The most anticipated Pakistani movie ever is not just locally ...

Read More »

Sadiq Khan calls for easier UK visas for Indian students

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called on the UK government to add India to the list of low-risk countries offered a more simplified student visa application process, asserting that it is vital the country maintains its reputation for higher education excellence. In a letter to UK Home Secretary Sajid ...

Read More »

Sharif family to stay in jail till election, Pakistani court adjourns appeals

LONDON: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) adjourned till the last week of July appeals by jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Safdar against their conviction for corruption. The decision means that Sharif, until recently the leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), ...

Read More »

Load Wedding joins hands with Zee Studios Int’l

LOLLYWOOD: Filmwala Pictures is proud to announce the first ever collaboration with one of the most reputable and biggest media houses in Asia, Zee Studios International for the global release of their film – Load Wedding – all set to release this Eid. The film stars one of the most ...

Read More »

Eight-year-old yoga champion named ‘British Indian of the year’

BIRMINGHAM: An eight-year-old British Indian schoolboy who is the under-11 UK national yoga champion has been named the ‘British Indian of the Year’ in the young achiever category for his accomplishments in the field. Ishwar Sharma has won a string of titles in both individual and artistic yoga, most recently a ...

Read More »