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NRIs protest rise in UK cremation charge

A rise in the fee for cremation in Leicester has raised the hackles of Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities in the east Midlands town with a large minority of Indian origin.The local council proposes......

UK: Indian jewellery shops high on burglars' list

With rising prices of gold, Indian-owned jewellery shops in United Kingdom's east Midlands town of Leicester have become major targets of burglaries that saw at least two shops -- Alankar and Bipin......

Indian taxi driver attacked, robbed in UK

An Indian-origin taxi driver in east Midland town of Leicester has suffered injuries and lost his vehicle during an unprovoked attack by two passengers while he was dropping them at night.Bharat......

Keith Vaz elected chairman of top UK committee

Keith Vaz, leading NRI Labour MP from Leicester East, has been elected chairman of Britain's Home Affairs Committee of the House of Commons.According to an official announcement, 50-year-old Vaz......

UK: Indian origin MP's record

Indian-origin British parliamentarian Keith Vaz has been chosen as Labour Party candidate from Leicester-East for the next general election.He has been chosen for a record sixth term. The general......

Direct Leicester-Amritsar flights from Oct 20

Direct charter flights to Amritsar will be launched on October 20 from the East Midlands Airport near Leicester, United Kingdom.This is in response to demand from the East Midlands' large Indian......

EU's import ban on Indian mangoes comes into force

The 28-member European Union's ban on the import of Indian mangoes came into force from Thursday, despite widespread criticism from exporters and consumers.   The "temporary ban" will......

Indian mangoes offered to Cameron as EU ban looms

Leading British-Indian MP Keith Vaz on Tuesday took his fight against the European Union's impending ban on the import of Indian mangoes to the Prime Minister's office in London. The senior......

Now UK company sells samosas to Indians

Call it food colonialism in reverse, but a British food manufacturer has started selling samosas in India, from where the delights of spicy dishes caught the imagination of the British palate 200......

UK migrants' cap will hit Indian restaurants

Tadka dal or chicken tikka masala will not taste the same in Britain due to the annual cap on migrants announced by Home Secretary Theresa May. The new step to curb immigration will prevent Indians......

Slumdog kids' tea party with British MPs

Rubina Ali and Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, the child stars of Oscar-award winning film Slumdog Millionaire, have agreed to visit Britain to attend a tea party hosted in their honour at the House of......

Leicester: Bollywood's new location

The British city of Leicester may soon play host to a 1 million Bollywood film crew.Director Suhas Bade, who is planning a suspense thriller, has told municipal officials here he thinks the city,......

FA Cup: Liverpool down United; Chelsea through

Substitute Dirk Kuyt struck two minutes from time to give hosts Liverpool a 2-1 FA Cup fourth-round victory over Manchester United on Saturday with visiting captain Patrice Evra being booed......

FA Cup: Liverpool face Man Utd, Chelsea play QPR

Liverpool will play Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers face a potential tie against Chelsea, in what would be a re-run of two matches at the heart of recent racism rows in English soccer,......

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......

Figure out the Previous World Cups

The tenth edition of the ICC World Cup kicks-off on February 19 with former champions India taking on Bangladesh in Dhaka.The tournament, jointly staged by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, will see......

Bose back to old wicket ways

Great expectations. They are the bane of Indian cricket. One limited-overs international or Test victory by Team India, or a decent performance by a particular player, and hopesskyrocket. Little do......

  People speak for leicester east

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Q. what do i need to carry to uk as a student to survive for eg money, warm clothes, food material etc.
:  A. Don't try to smuggle foodstuff into the UK --- if caught you may get into trouble.Most Indian branded foodstuff is easily available in many UK...... more

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  Web results for Leicester East
New Cycle Hub Opens at Leicester Station Following £600,000 Investment

Cyclists using Leicester station will now be welcomed with fantastic new cycling facilities following the completion of a £600,000 scheme to... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/east-midlands-trains-new-cycle-hub-opens-leicester-station-following-600000-investment/
Newcastle lead the Premier League jetsetters

By the time Newcastle United kick off their Premier League campaign at home to champions Manchester City in little less than a month's time the... ...

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Three London offerings to keep artlovers busy

You might not think of London as a summer destination but the city empties out in August, leaving plenty of space to browse its street markets,... ...

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Sikh Man Jailed for Five Years on Kidnapping Charges in UK

London: A 50-year-old Sikh ringleader of a gang, who kidnapped a woman in Britain and fled to India, has been sentenced by a UK court to five years... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/diaspora/sikh-man-jailed-for-five-years-on-kidnapping-charges-in-uk-560218?pfrom=home-diaspora
​​ India showcases its leading educational institutions on ​ ​ World stage in London

​​ The world-famous venues, the House of Commons and Madame Tussauds London, played host to a high-profile delegation of Indian heads of... ...

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