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UK parliament committee attacks British aid to India

Seeking an "early exit strategy" from the India development aid programme, a committee of the British House of Lords on Thursday alleged that the assistance may provide a "perverse incentive" to......

Lord Paul cleared in House of Lords expenses row

Leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has been cleared by the police in the MPs expenses row involving scores of British parliamentarians across the political spectrum.The 78-year-old Labour......

Swraj Paul is Deputy Speaker in the House of Lords

Leading Non Resident Indian entrepreneur Lord Swraj Paul has scripted history by becoming the first Asian deputy speaker of the British House of Lords. Though people of Indian origin have held......

Indian doctors win landmark legal battle in UK

Indian doctors on Wednesday won a landmark legal battle against the British government when the House of Lords ruled that the state "was wrong" in issuing guidelines discriminating against overseas......

India-born Khalid enters House of Lords

Lucknow-born Khalid Hameed, High Sherrif of Greater London, has been appointed to Britain's Upper House as one of the six new non-party political peers.Hameed, a hospital management expert, has......

Swraj Paul denies 'expense' charges; demands probe

The British House of Lords has announced a probe into expenses claimed by NRI industrialist , after he requested for an inquiry into allegations that he wrongly claimed parliamentary allowances, a......

Lord Paul attacks Cameron over corruption in UK

Lord Swraj Paul, NRI industrialist based in London, has sharply attacked Prime Minister David Cameron over corruption in Britain after he figured in an exchange in parliament over Swiss bank......

UK hosts round-table over Indian mango ban

The British government on Thursday held talks with all the stakeholders to help lift the European Union ban on the import of Indian mangoes before the sanctioned date of December 2015. UK......

Hindujas are wealthiest Asians in UK

Hinduja brothers have been ranked as Britain's richest Asians in 2014 with a total worth of 13.5 billion pounds, an increase of one billion pounds over the previous year. At a gala Asian Business......

Swraj Paul's mantra to fight corruption in India

Corruption in India will never be stamped out unless both giver and the taker are equally exposed to public scrutiny and the rule of law, leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has said. "I have......

Gurinder Chaddha starts casting for her next film, in India

Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha will be in Mumbai soon to finalise the cast of her next film, tentatively entitled The Viceroy’s House. The film will chronicle the......

Amitabh Bachchan pays tribute to father

Amitabh Bachchan paid tribute to poet father Harivansh Rai Bachchan on his 107th anniversary today, calling him a unique genius. The 72-year-old actor took to his blog to share about......

Class and Crime in India in Zurich's Top 10 Films

Kanu Behl's Titli is one of the best films from India in recent years, says Aseem Chhabra from the Zurich film festival. Ten years ago, two enterprising Swiss nationals decided to bring some films......

Special: The A to Z of Harry Potter

In 1990, on a train trip from Manchester to London, a billion-dollar idea was conceived by a British woman of humble means, which would go on to make her one of the richest women in Great Britain.......

London welcomes Hrithik, Barbara

After a warm welcome in New York, Kites got an equally rousing welcome in London where the movie had its European premiere on Tuesday. The cast and crew of the movie including......

After 111 years, 'New FIFA Now' calls for change

‘We did not invite Sepp Blatter. We see him as part of the problem, not part of the solution’ A camera is seen by the FIFA logo outside the FIFA headquarters. Photograph: Harold......

Pak pacer Asif appeals against ICC ban

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has filed an appeal against his five-year ban by the ICC with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland. The ICC anti-corruption tribunal had banned......

Jailed Pak trio could be deported after end of term

Jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir could be deported from the UK after the completion of their prison terms. According to a report in The Daily Mail, the trio......

Kapil wins Global Diversity Award for Sport 2011

India's first World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev has been chosen for the Global Diversity Award for Sports 2011 for his outstanding achievements in cricket and his recent induction into the ICC......

Revealed: How the 'spot-fixing' scandal unfolded

The skeletons continue to tumble out in the spot-fixing saga with British tabloid News of the World revealing details of the conversations between alleged fixer Mazhar Majeed and their undercover......
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Ive worked my socks off for Sheffield

Nick Clegg is promoting the Lib Dems newly pledged £610m extension of its free school meals policy to all children under 11, irrespective of... ...

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Caste law in mind, Hindu body backs Conservatives

An umbrella organisation representing Hindu temples in Britain on Monday asked members of Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities to support the... ...

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Parties woo British-Indian vote bank ahead of British general election

LONDON: The Indian diaspora in Britain is all set to play kingmaker in the upcoming British general elections. With just three days to go before... ...

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16 Scenic Villages In India That You Must Visit At Least Once Part 2

We had previously done a story on 19 scenic villages in India .And now we're back, on popular demand, as many of you wanted to see the villages... ...

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Raj-era church banks on people for facelift

NEW DELHI: The Cathedral Church of Redemption traces its origin to the early 1900s. Built in eight years and completed in 1931, the church has high... ...

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