HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

England moves to new system of regional Covid-19 restrictions

MORE THAN 40 per cent of people in England will be subject to the toughest tier of restrictions on their daily life from Wednesday(3),...

UK opens new post-Brexit, points-based visa and immigration system for applications

THE UK’s new post-Brexit points-based visa and immigration system, described by the government as “simple, effective and flexible”, opened for applications from Tuesday (1). Applicants...

Biden picks Neera Tanden as head of the Office of Management and Budget

US president-elect Joe Biden was scheduled to formally introduce his top economic policy advisers on Tuesday (1) as his administration prepares to take power...

Preparations in full-swing as Cyclone Burevi nears Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA evacuated 75,000 people from homes on the east coast, where tropical cyclone Burevi, packing winds of 80 kph to 90 kph (50...

Britain approves world’s first vaccine against Covid-19; rollout starts next week

BRITAIN on Wednesday(2) became the first country in the world to approve the Covid-19 vaccine developed by US drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner...

UK police probe mercenaries from Sri Lanka’s civil war

London police said on Monday (30) they have launched an investigation into alleged war crimes by British mercenaries who trained a security force accused...

OneWeb can be ‘at the heart of security links’ between India and the ‘Five...

TELECOMS tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal has said that satellite operator OneWeb can be at the heart of new relationship between India and the ‘Five...

Pakistan court opens appeal against acquittal of British-born militant convicted in Daniel Pearl killing

AN appeal against the controversial acquittal of a British-born militant convicted of murdering American journalist Daniel Pearl opened at a Pakistani court on Tuesday...

India to build dam in Arunachal Pradesh to reduce adverse impact of Chinese hydropower...

INDIA is considering a plan to build a 10 gigawatts (GW) hydropower project in a remote eastern state, an Indian official said on Tuesday(1),...

‘Next year will be important for UK-India ties,” says Johnson while speaking with Modi

THE UK prime minister Boris Johnson has said that the year 2021 will be an important one for UK-India ties. He made this comment while...