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Queen Elizabeth II passes away, Prince Charles succeeds as king

Queen Elizabeth II passes away, Prince Charles succeeds as king

🕔06:52, 9.Sep 2022

London, Sep 9 (IANS) Prince Charles, 73, who had been heir to the crown for 70 years — the longest in the country’s history — has ascended the British throne. The development followed immediately upon his mother Queen Elizabeth II,

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Boris Johnson to resign as Conservative leader today

Boris Johnson to resign as Conservative leader today

🕔14:24, 7.Jul 2022

Boris Johnson will resign as leader of the UK’s ruling Conservative Party on Thursday but will continue as Prime Minister until later this year. London, July 7 Boris Johnson will resign as leader of the UK’s ruling Conservative Party on

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Omicron: Germany announces 4th booster dose, Britain may follow

Omicron: Germany announces 4th booster dose, Britain may follow

🕔19:18, 23.Dec 2021

London, Dec 23 (IANS) Hot on the heels of Israel, Germany has announced the roll out of a fourth Covid booster to tackle the new vaccine evading Omicron variant of coronavirus. Britain is also mulling for the fourth dose, as cases

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Biden to visit Britain, Belgium in June

Biden to visit Britain, Belgium in June

🕔07:24, 24.Apr 2021

Washington, April 24  The White House said that President Joe Biden will travel to Britain and Belgium in June, the first overseas visit since he took office in January. Biden will attend the Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Cornwall,

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UK officially leaves EU, ending 47-year-long membership

UK officially leaves EU, ending 47-year-long membership

🕔06:41, 1.Feb 2020

London, Feb 1  Britain has officially left the European Union (EU), marking a historic end to its 47-year-long membership of the world’s largest trading bloc. The historic moment happened at the stroke of 23:00 GMT on Friday, more than three

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Essar Oil UK acquires BP’s strategic assets in Britain

Essar Oil UK acquires BP’s strategic assets in Britain

🕔20:05, 6.Feb 2019

London, Feb 6  Ruia brothers-led Essar Oil UK group of companies on Wednesday announced acquisition of British oil major BPs 11.5 per cent equity in United Kingdom Oil Pipeline (UKOP) and 100 per cent interest in Northampton Terminal. The Essar

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India, Britain share assessment of global terror threats

India, Britain share assessment of global terror threats

🕔07:09, 17.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 17 ) Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, India and Britain on Friday shared their assessment of terror threats across the world, including cross-border terrorism in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region during the 12th Meeting

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Britain seeks ‘two-way street’ defence cooperation with India

Britain seeks ‘two-way street’ defence cooperation with India

🕔10:12, 11.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 11  Ahead of India’s premier defence trade event to be held in Chennai later this week, Britain on Tuesday said it seeks a “two-way street” defence cooperation with India. “The UK government and UK defence companies are

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India to ‘leapfrog’ Britain, France to become 5th largest economy in 2018

India to ‘leapfrog’ Britain, France to become 5th largest economy in 2018

🕔11:01, 27.Dec 2017

New York, Dec 27  India will “leapfrog” Britain and France to become the world’s fifth largest economy in 2018, ahead of an oncoming major global economic shift towards Asia, according to a British research organisation. The World Economic League Table

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Irish PM wants border-free link between Ireland, Britain

Irish PM wants border-free link between Ireland, Britain

🕔07:32, 5.Aug 2017

London, Aug 5  Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said that he did not want to see an economic border between his country and any part of a post-Brexit Britain. Varadkar used his speech at Queen’s University in Belfast on Friday

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From India to Britain, massive ransomware attack creates havoc

From India to Britain, massive ransomware attack creates havoc

🕔11:53, 15.May 2017

New Delhi/London/Washington, May 15  A day after a massive ransomeware attack hit nearly 100 countries, including India, terrifying details were slowly emerging on Saturday as computers from hospitals in Britain to police stations in Andhra Pradesh were hacked into, keeping cyber

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Britain presents its Brexit policy document to Parliament

Britain presents its Brexit policy document to Parliament

🕔10:32, 3.Feb 2017

London, Feb 3  Britain’s government presented its formal Brexit policy document to Parliament’s lower chamber on Thursday, a day after lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favour of giving the Prime Minister the power to trigger the withdrawal.The so-called white paper, which

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Mauritius top source of FDI in India

Mauritius top source of FDI in India

🕔09:05, 11.Jan 2017

Mumbai, Jan 11  Mauritius provided the maximum inward foreign direct investment, accounting for 20.8 per cent of FDI in India, followed by the US, Britain, Singapore and Japan till the end of the last fiscal, the RBI said on Tuesday.Instead “the

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Britain to launch new pound coin

Britain to launch new pound coin

🕔10:19, 2.Jan 2017

London, Jan 2  The British government will launch a new one pound coin at the end of March and scrap the current one by October.An announcement from the British Treasury on Sunday said the new 12-sided one pound coin would

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India, Britain sign 3 bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements

India, Britain sign 3 bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements

🕔11:17, 19.Nov 2016

New Delhi, Nov 19 India and Britain on Friday signed three more bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) taking the total number of these pacts to a total of 111 so far, an official statement said.“The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

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India, Britain ask Pakistan to act against terrorists

India, Britain ask Pakistan to act against terrorists

🕔09:59, 8.Nov 2016

New Delhi, Nov 8  The United Kingdom on Monday joined India to ask Pakistan to act against terrorists who perpetrated the 2008 Mumbai and 2016 Pathankot terror attacks,In a joint statement issued following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with his visiting

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Britain to vote in EU referendum

Britain to vote in EU referendum

🕔11:11, 23.Jun 2016

London, June 23  Britain is set to go to the polls on Thursday in a historic referendum on whether the country should remain a member of the European Union (EU) or leave. Polling stations will open from 7 a.m. to

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Britain is India’s gateway to EU, says Sushma

Britain is India’s gateway to EU, says Sushma

🕔12:10, 20.Jun 2016

New Delhi, June 20  Britain is the gateway to the European Union for India, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday, indicating New Delhi’s preference for Britain to stay within the EU.“We have always held that, and articulated too

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Modi, Cameron discuss bilateral ties

Modi, Cameron discuss bilateral ties

🕔11:01, 2.Apr 2016

Washington, April 2  Amid speculation about Tata Steel’s plans to close down its operations in Britain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a bilateral meeting with his British counterpart David Cameron on the sidelines of the Fourth Nuclear Security

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UAE, Britain, Russia sovereign funds keen to invest in NIIF: Jaitley

UAE, Britain, Russia sovereign funds keen to invest in NIIF: Jaitley

🕔15:39, 29.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 29  Following a meeting of the NIIF, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said proposals of participation, including by major sovereign funds across the world, were being considered. Stating that the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)

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