HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

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),...

Indian banks’ consortium seeks UK bankruptcy order against Vijay Mallya

A consortium of Indian banks has returned to the High Court in London for a bankruptcy application hearing against liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya. The consortium...

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...

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),...

India likely to amend farm reform to end protests

INDIAN government officials looked for ways to tweak new laws liberalising the agricultural sector on Wednesday(9), as they put off a second day of...

Farmers’ agitation gives birth to viral tunes of protest

The fields are alive with the sound of music, not wedding ditties or soulful melodies but songs of resistance born in the farmers' protest...

India’s Serum Institute expects approval for AstraZeneca vaccine ‘very soon’

THE Serum Institute of India, the local maker of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, said on Monday(28) it expected the British and Indian governments to...

UK MPs extend support to protesting Indian farmers; demands ‘ministerial intervention’

BRITISH parliamentarians have extended their support to farmers in India who are protesting against new agricultural reforms in the country. A group of 36 cross-party...

Fresh hopes of a Brexit trade deal as talks resume

FRESH hopes of a Brexit trade deal reemerged after Brussels and London decided to extend negotiations. Britain and the EU agreed to extend talks on...

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...