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Gandhiji’s charkha sold for

MAHATMA Gandhi’s ‘charkha’ or spinning wheel which he used in Yerwada Jail during the ‘Quit India Movement’ was sold at an auction on Tuesday...

Cameron wants to see Indians at top posts

ADMIRING British Indians for their contributions, Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he wants to see more people from the community at the...

UK scraps visa bond scheme

IN A major relief to Indians aspiring to visit or work in UK, the government decided to scrap the visa bond scheme which required overseas...

Diwali celebrated with gusto in Britain

DIWALI, the festival of lights, was celebrated on Sunday (November 3) by the Indian community in the UK with much fervour and gaiety.   Fireworks illuminated...

Ukrainian jailed for life for killing Muslim, planting bombs in UK

A UKRAINIAN man who murdered an elderly Muslim five days after arriving in Britain and planted bombs outside mosques was jailed for life on...

Shrien Dewani stalls extradition to S Africa

BRITISH-INDIAN businessman Shrien Dewani has won an appeal against his extradition to South Africa to face charges of plotting the murder of his Indo-Swedish...

Australian royal prank call station chief under fire

THE head of an Australian radio station at the centre of a tragic prank call targeting Prince William’s then pregnant wife Catherine defended himself...

Court backs Indian doctors’ exam bias fight

         A GROUP representing Indian-origin doctors in Britain has won a minor victory in its legal battle  against suspected racial bias within the country’s medical examination system. The British...

Malala all smiles as she meets Queen Elizabeth

PAKISTANI schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was reduced to fits of laughter on Friday (October 18) by Queen Elizabeth II’s husband Prince Philip as she met...

Briton held over record drugs bust in Indian resort

INDIAN police in the holiday resort state of Goa on Thursday (October 17) said they had arrested a British man after their biggest ever...