HEADLINE STORY

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Ashok Leyland’s UK subsidiary renamed as Switch Mobility

HINDUJA GROUP firm Ashok Leyland has renamed its UK subsidiary Optare as Switch Mobility as part of the plans to bring the entire electric...

Police say ‘incredibly distressing’ incident on video showing boys attacking Sikh schoolboy

POLICE launched a hate crime investigation after a video showing a Sikh schoolboy being attacked at Charlton School in Telford, Shropshire, went viral on...

India’s Modi to lay foundation stone for new Parliament building on Thursday

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the country’s new Parliament building on Thursday (10),  Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla...

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...

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...

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),...

Prominent British Asians recognised in New Year’s Honours List

A LEADING musician, community leaders, campaigners and choreographers are among Asians honoured in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, announced this evening (30). This year’s...

Covid, pandemic and lockdown: how 2020 changed the world

When the world celebrated the dawn of a new decade with a blaze of firework parties and revelry on January 1, few could have...

Brexit trade deal gets EU green light; British MPs to meet on Wednesday

THE EU gave the green light on Monday(28) to its post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, clearing the way for it to come into...

Protesting Indian farmers start hunger strike

INDIAN farmers step up pressure with hunger strike against reforms Leaders of protesting Indian farmers began a one-day hunger strike on Monday(14) against agricultural reforms...