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UK-India FTA: Indian alcohol beverage producers urge Centre for level playing field

UK-India FTA: Indian alcohol beverage producers urge Centre for level playing field

🕔07:01, 20.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC) has urged the Centre for level playing field with British players under the proposed India-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The CIABC has written to the Union Ministry of

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FTA golden opportunity to put UK businesses at the forefront: British Trade Secretary

FTA golden opportunity to put UK businesses at the forefront: British Trade Secretary

🕔07:03, 14.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) After the formal launch of the negotiations between India and the UK for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two nations here on Thursday, British International Trade Secretary, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, said that the UK is

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FTA offers huge benefits for British businesses: Boris Johnson

FTA offers huge benefits for British businesses: Boris Johnson

🕔07:02, 14.Jan 2022

New Delhi/ London, Jan 14 (IANS) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, on Thursday launched the negotiations between India and the UK for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries in the presence of British International Trade

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India-UK launch crucial free trade negotiations

India-UK launch crucial free trade negotiations

🕔17:35, 13.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, on Thursday launched the negotiations between India and the UK for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries in the presence of British International Trade Secretary,

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Trade deal with India is UK’s biggest negotiation this yr

Trade deal with India is UK’s biggest negotiation this yr

🕔14:31, 13.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) With no progress on a free trade deal with the US, and none expected in the foreseeable future, the formal start of talks with India is the biggest negotiation the UK government will launch this year,

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India, UK discuss trade, investment, security

India, UK discuss trade, investment, security

🕔07:11, 11.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar on Monday discussed various issues including trade, investment, and security with his UK counterpart Liz Truss. Jaishankar invited her to visit India for bilateral talks. According to the UK’s Department

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Essar Oil UK’s monthly sales touch 18-month high in December

Essar Oil UK’s monthly sales touch 18-month high in December

🕔20:17, 5.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Leading UK-focused downstream energy company Essar Oil UK’s fuel and petrochemical sales volume hit an 18 month high in December and demand is now back to 95 per cent of pre-Covid levels, it said in a

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UK keen to ease immigration rules for Indians in exchange for trade access

UK keen to ease immigration rules for Indians in exchange for trade access

🕔12:55, 2.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) UK Ministers are keen to ease immigration restrictions in a bid to make it easier for thousands of Indian citizens to live and work in the country as part of the forthcoming trade talks, the Guardian

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Pilot project on for landslide early warning system: Govt

Pilot project on for landslide early warning system: Govt

🕔07:48, 3.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Geological Survey of India (GSI) in collaboration with the British Geological Survey (BGS) under the National Environmental Research Council (UK) funded, multi-consortium LANDSLIP project has developed a prototype regional Landslide Early Warning System (LEWS) for

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Indian, UK Science Ministers discuss Green Energy collaboration

Indian, UK Science Ministers discuss Green Energy collaboration

🕔08:00, 26.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India’s Science & Technology Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh on Thursday held an online meeting with the United Kingdom Science Minister, George Freeman, wherein the two discussed Green Energy collaboration between the two countries among other issues.

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COP26: Commitments may close ambition gap by 9 Gt CO2, says Analysis

COP26: Commitments may close ambition gap by 9 Gt CO2, says Analysis

🕔07:40, 6.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 6 (IANS) At the end of the pivotal UN climate change negotiations or COP26 week one on Friday, commitments, if delivered, would close ambition gap by 9 gigatonnes (Gt) CO2, leaving 13 Gt to go, says new analysis To

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Glasgow summit consigning coal to history

Glasgow summit consigning coal to history

🕔10:05, 5.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 5 (IANS) Coal is being consigned to history on Thursday at the UN climate change summit (COP26), as countries, banks, and organisations move away from the single biggest contributor to climate change. A just transition to clean energy and

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UK approves world’s first oral pill against Covid

UK approves world’s first oral pill against Covid

🕔10:00, 5.Nov 2021

Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) The UK’s medicines regulator on Thursday approved Merck’s molnupiravir — the world’s first oral antiviral medicine against Covid-19, which can halve the risk of hospitalisation or death for patients with mild or moderate cases of the infectious

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UK unveils coin on Mahatma to mark Diwali

UK unveils coin on Mahatma to mark Diwali

🕔09:52, 5.Nov 2021

London, Nov 5 (IANS) A new 5 pound coin to commemorate the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled by Chancellor Rishi Sunak to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali. Available in a range of standards, including gold and silver,

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Nations fail to address climate literacy to combat crisis

Nations fail to address climate literacy to combat crisis

🕔09:45, 5.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 5 (IANS) With COP26 in full swing, now is the critical time for countries to commit to and prioritize formal climate education as a strategy to combat the climate crisis. EARTHDAY.ORG and Education International have both conducted independent research

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Dedicated fund for systematic weather, climate observations from smaller nations

Dedicated fund for systematic weather, climate observations from smaller nations

🕔06:50, 4.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 4 (IANS) The Systematic Observations Finance Facility (SOFF) that will address the long-standing problem of missing weather and climate observations from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDSs) was launched here during the ongoing COP26. The

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India commits for net zero by 2070 at climate change conference

India commits for net zero by 2070 at climate change conference

🕔07:51, 2.Nov 2021

Glasgow (UK), Nov 2 (IANS) Offering a new mantra and raising a pledge for combating climate change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday told world leaders at the COP26 that India will target a net zero goal by 2070 and aim

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UN climate summit opens with aims of raising ambition

UN climate summit opens with aims of raising ambition

🕔11:07, 1.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 1 (IANS) Following a series of reports and studies warning that urgent action is needed to keep the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global average temperature increases to 1.5C within reach, the Un Climate Change Conference (COP26) opened with

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No quarantine for Covishield vaccinated Indians travelling to UK from Oct 11

No quarantine for Covishield vaccinated Indians travelling to UK from Oct 11

🕔07:12, 8.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 8 Indians fully vaccinated with Covishield or any other UK-approved vaccine travelling to the UK will not have to undergo quarantine from Monday (October 11), British High Commissioner to India, Alex Ellis, said on Thursday. Ellis tweeted, “No

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AUKUS vs. Quad: A reality check

AUKUS vs. Quad: A reality check

🕔13:44, 27.Sep 2021

The past week saw the US’s hard push to contain China in its own backyard, by the formation of a new defence agreement known as AUKUS, with no precedent in diplomatic world, as the regional might of the new alliance

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