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Man Booker Prize 2017 shortlist: Arundhati Roy misses out

Authors from the UK and the US dominated the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist announced Wednesday, as the only long-listed Indian writer, Arundhati Roy,...

Sajid Javid wins top honour at GG2 Leadership Awards

BRITAIN'S home secretary, Sajid Javid, the first Asian to hold the prestigious post, won the top honour at the GG2 Leadership Awards in London...

Barcelona terror attack: British Sikh wins bravery award for comforting fatally injured boy

An Indian-origin Birmingham man, who risked his life to help a fatally injured young boy in the last year’s Barcelona terror attack, has been...

UK’s sole hydrogen car maker bets on green revolution

Hydrogen-powered car manufacturer Riversimple is hoping to steal a march on competitors ahead of Britain's promised "green revolution" that would see petrol-powered cars banned...

UK gets new weapons act, with exemption for Sikhs to carry kirpans

The UK government has passed an amendment by which Sikhs in the country will be allowed to carry kirpans and use it during religious...

Hindus worldwide shocked at sacred idols theft from Swaminarayan temple in London suburb

Hindus worldwide are highly concerned regarding reports of burglary at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Willesden in Greater London, resulting in the theft of three sacred...
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Oxford University votes against elitist gowns at law debates

The prestigious Oxford University has voted to lobby for a ban on students in the Law Faculty wearing elitist gowns for debates as part...

World’s longest wedding dress train sets Guinness Record

A Guinness World Record has been set in France for the world's longest wedding dress train, measuring over 8,095 metres long.  Construction company Dynamic...

UK terror arrests hit record levels in 2017

The number of arrests made for terror offences in Britain hit a new record of 412 in 2017, according to latest UK government figures...

‘Amazon Obhijaan’ to release in 9 UK theatres

'Amazon Obhijaan' will be the first Indian Bengali film to be released theatrically in the United Kingdom. The film, a sequel to Bengali blockbuster...