May 04, 2021 07:51 PM IST
India has agreed to remove barriers to trade, a key British complaint, and has said that a balanced and beneficial market access package will be created. The proposed FTA is a key part of the Enhanced Trade Partnership launched by both nations to galvanise business ties and investment flows.
- May 04, 2021 09:38 AM IST
The announcement comes a couple of hours ahead of a virtual bilateral summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson. SII is already running phase 1 trials of its new one dose nasal vaccine in the UK, which may be produced in the country once approved.
- May 03, 2021 08:38 AM IST
Making an announcement about the summit, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said it will be an important opportunity to elevate the multi-faceted strategic ties and enhance cooperation on regional and global issues of mutual interest.
- Apr 20, 2021 08:09 AM IST
The advisory further said that in case of necessary travel to India, get vaccinated before travel.
- Apr 19, 2021 02:43 PM IST
A statement from the Ministry of External Affairs reads, "In view of the COVID-19 situation, it has been decided by mutual agreement that the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will not visit India next week."
- Apr 16, 2021 05:45 PM IST
The latest development arrives ahead of United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s India visit.
- Apr 14, 2021 07:45 PM IST
"We've been in close contact with the Indian government about the PM's upcoming visit in light of the COVID situation in India. As a result of these discussions the prime minister has made the decision to reduce the length of the visit," he told reporters.
- Apr 12, 2021 02:37 PM IST
People were seen queuing overnight outside some clothing stores and also some pubs and restaurants, which are now allowed to serve customers outdoors. Social mixing indoors remains heavily restricted and people are still expected to work from home where possible to minimise the amount they have to commute.
- Apr 09, 2021 05:29 PM IST
Boris Johnson said the Duke of Edinburgh "earned the affection of generations" at home, in the Commonwealth and across the world after serving in the Royal Navy and then over decades as Britain's longest serving royal consort.
- Apr 04, 2021 05:29 PM IST
The pilot schemes involving what is being dubbed as 'Covid-status certification' will include the football FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium in London and are expected to involve a smartphone app or a paper certificate.
- Mar 31, 2021 09:53 PM IST
The November summit was originally due to be held in 2020, but was postponed due to COVID-19.
- Mar 28, 2021 06:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggested earlier this week that Britain might need to tighten restrictions on arrivals from France, including truck drivers.
- Mar 27, 2021 05:29 PM IST
After a stand-off between police and protesters on Friday evening, officers in riot gear and mounted on horses attempted to disperse the crowds after several warnings were made through a loudspeaker.
- Mar 23, 2021 06:18 PM IST
A year to the day since Prime Minister Boris Johnson first put the country under lockdown to slow the fast-spreading coronavirus, a national day of reflection has been organized by the end-of-life charity Marie Curie to remember the people who died after contracting COVID-19.
- Mar 17, 2021 08:22 PM IST
Boris Johnson dismissed questions in parliament about why several countries had suspended use of the product developed by the British-Swedish pharmaceutical company with scientists at Oxford University.
- Mar 17, 2021 08:54 AM IST
Britain said it planned to replace its current nuclear warhead with a new one which would be able to operate throughout the lifespan of four new submarines being built and due to enter service in the early 2030s.
- Mar 16, 2021 09:58 AM IST
The India visit is widely expected to finalise a much-anticipated India-UK Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP) as a precursor to a free trade agreement (FTA) in the future.
- Mar 13, 2021 08:08 PM IST
Lord Ahmad's visit kicks off with ministerial meetings in Delhi and then covers Chandigarh, Chennai and Hyderabad before he flies back to the UK following trade and investment talks in Mumbai.
- Mar 12, 2021 02:12 PM IST
While they may not completely move supply chains from China, 77% of British companies surveyed by UKIBC feel they can invest more in India to augment their Chinese facilities
- Mar 09, 2021 08:36 AM IST
Johnson told the press that when it comes to matters to do with the royal family the right thing for a prime minister to say is nothing.
- Mar 07, 2021 07:29 PM IST
LONDON British students, backed by a robust coronavirus testing program, are gearing up to return to school Monday after a two-month closure, in what Pr..
- Mar 07, 2021 05:45 PM IST
Letters from the National Health Service (NHS) to around 850,000 people in that age group were issued this weekend with a further 850,000 due to arrive by Monday.
- Feb 22, 2021 11:12 AM IST
The United Kingdom was the first nation to begin a mass vaccination campaign, in December 2020, but surging COVID-19 cases forced a return to lockdown in early January after easing of curbs over Christmas.
- Feb 16, 2021 03:07 PM IST
Ahead of Boris Johnson's visit later in 2021, India and the UK are sitting at the negotiation table.
- Feb 14, 2021 08:32 PM IST
Some 15 million people, or 22% of the U.K. population, have received their first shot or were offered one. The figure includes most people in the governments top four priority groups, including everyone over 75, frontline healthcare workers and nursing home staff.