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  • Healthium Medtech inks pact to sell UK-based unit to KKR Dec 06, 2022 05:53 PM IST

    Healthium Medtech inks pact to sell UK-based unit to KKR

    The company has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Watford-based Clinisupplies to KKR, which is investing through its KKR Health Care Strategic Growth Fund II, according to a statement.

  • India reinstates e-visas for travellers from UK Dec 05, 2022 10:35 PM IST

    India reinstates e-visas for travellers from UK

    The Indian High Commissioner to the UK, Vikram Doraiswami, said the service will be available "forthwith" and High Commission officials in London confirmed that travellers can start applying for e-visas to India from this week.

  • The US and UK should be welcoming talent, not driving it away Dec 02, 2022 06:55 AM IST

    The US and UK should be welcoming talent, not driving it away

    Yet both countries are also threatening their long-term prospects with foolish policy. Specifically, their inability to enact sensible immigration reforms means that the sectors they rely on to power their growth -- from tech to higher education -- may well run short of resources.

  • TP ICAP obtains crypto exchange license in the UK Dec 01, 2022 03:46 PM IST

    TP ICAP obtains crypto exchange license in the UK

    TP-ICAP company added the crypto exchange platform, which is for institutional investors only.

  • Zetwerk acquires US-based Unimacts for $39 million, to clock a revenue of $1 billion in FY23 Nov 30, 2022 05:29 PM IST

    Zetwerk acquires US-based Unimacts for $39 million, to clock a revenue of $1 billion in FY23

    Zetwerk is presently well capitalised and looking to clock a revenue of $1 billion in revenue for FY23 and is even thinking about going public in the future when market conditions are supportive, said cofounder Amrit Acharya.

  • UK waters down internet rules plan after free speech outcry Nov 29, 2022 04:13 PM IST

    UK waters down internet rules plan after free speech outcry

    Critics had expressed concern that a requirement for the biggest platforms to remove legal but harmful content could lead to censorship and undermine free speech.

  • UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak vows to maintain military aid to Ukraine Nov 28, 2022 06:26 AM IST

    UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak vows to maintain military aid to Ukraine

    British government support for Ukraine has remained unchanged, despite turmoil in recent months as Boris Johnson was succeeded as prime minister by Liz Truss and then Sunak.

  • UK to fine tech companies that fail to remove self-harm material Nov 27, 2022 07:09 PM IST

    UK to fine tech companies that fail to remove self-harm material

    Promoting suicide is already illegal, but Britain's digital, culture, media and sport ministry said in a statement that it now wanted to require social media firms to block a wider range of content.

  • Rishi Sunak's daughter performs Kuchipudi, says 'I love going to India' Nov 26, 2022 03:14 PM IST

    Rishi Sunak's daughter performs Kuchipudi, says 'I love going to India'

    Anoushka Sunak, nine, was one of the participants of the 'Rang' Kuchipudi dance festival 2022.

  • Nirav Modi seeks permission to appeal extradition in UK top court Nov 24, 2022 07:06 AM IST

    Nirav Modi seeks permission to appeal extradition in UK top court

    The 51-year-old diamantaire lost an appeal on mental health grounds earlier this month, when a two-judge High Court bench ruled that his risk of suicide was not such that it would be either unjust or oppressive to extradite him to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering in the estimated USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan scam case.

  • India-UK trade pact a high priority; next round of talks slated next month: Piyush Goyal Nov 22, 2022 03:10 PM IST

    India-UK trade pact a high priority; next round of talks slated next month: Piyush Goyal

    The bilateral trade between the two countries increased to USD 17.5 billion in 2021-22 compared to USD 13.2 billion in 2020-21.

  • Is UK’s return to austerity warranted? Nov 22, 2022 10:09 AM IST

    Is UK’s return to austerity warranted?

    Even though the forecasts for the UK economy are more optimistic from 2024 onwards, the moot question is whether self-imposed fiscal deficit targets should be the priority for the government at this juncture

  • Great step: New UK-India visa scheme hailed by industry, student groups Nov 17, 2022 11:55 AM IST

    Great step: New UK-India visa scheme hailed by industry, student groups

    The scheme launched on Wednesday will be up and running from early next year to offer up to 3,000 visas annually to Indian students and professionals aged between 18 and 30 to live and work in the UK for 24 months, with British nationals granted a similar offer for India.

  • Next round of talks for India-UK trade agreement in coming months: Commerce ministry Nov 15, 2022 09:35 PM IST

    Next round of talks for India-UK trade agreement in coming months: Commerce ministry

    India and Britain launched negotiations for the free-trade agreement (FTA) in January with an aim to conclude talks by Diwali (October 24), but the deadline was missed due to political developments in the UK.

  • UK's Suella Braverman signs pact with France to tackle illegal migration Nov 14, 2022 05:07 PM IST

    UK's Suella Braverman signs pact with France to tackle illegal migration

    The Indian-origin minister is in France to finalise the new arrangement, which will also see specialist UK officers embedded with their French counterparts for the first time as part of the new financial agreement.

  • UK pledges £1 billion to fight AIDs, tuberculosis and malaria Nov 14, 2022 04:25 PM IST

    UK pledges £1 billion to fight AIDs, tuberculosis and malaria

    Britain is historically a major donor to the fund, and its absence generated surprise in global health circles when other world leaders committed $14.25 billion on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in September.

  • France and UK sign agreement to curb Channel crossings Nov 14, 2022 03:50 PM IST

    France and UK sign agreement to curb Channel crossings

    French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin and British Home Secretary Suella Braverman signed the agreement in Paris.

  • 'Eating testicles in jungle is only job worse than being UK chancellor’: Jeremy Hunt Nov 13, 2022 07:46 PM IST

    'Eating testicles in jungle is only job worse than being UK chancellor’: Jeremy Hunt

    UK Finance Minister Jeremy Hunt was referring to former health secretary Matt Hancock eating part of a camel’s penis, sheep’s vagina and cow’s anus on a television show.

  • UK PM Rishi Sunak sets off for G20 with pledge to call out Russia Nov 13, 2022 05:48 PM IST

    UK PM Rishi Sunak sets off for G20 with pledge to call out Russia

    India's presidency of the G20 will kick off following the Heads of State and Government Summit in Bali from December 1.

  • UK’'s self-billed 'Scrooge' promises tax rises, spending cuts Nov 13, 2022 04:43 PM IST

    UK’'s self-billed 'Scrooge' promises tax rises, spending cuts

    Jeremy Hunt said he was forced to make “very difficult decisions” in his attempt to curb inflation and put the economy back on an even keel.

  • UK economy: A crisis in the making for some time, with India trade deal offering hope Nov 13, 2022 10:31 AM IST

    UK economy: A crisis in the making for some time, with India trade deal offering hope

    The British Indian former finance minister, who took charge at 10 Downing Street last month with the promise to fix the fiscal errors of predecessor Liz Truss disastrous mini-budget.

  • Nirav Modi loses appeal as UK High Court orders extradition to India to face the law Nov 09, 2022 04:26 PM IST

    Nirav Modi loses appeal as UK High Court orders extradition to India to face the law

    Lord Justice Jeremy Stuart-Smith and Justice Robert Jay, who presided over the appeal hearing earlier this year, delivered the verdict.

  • The mystery of the large white blob found on UK beach has been solved Nov 09, 2022 02:49 PM IST

    The mystery of the large white blob found on UK beach has been solved

    Helen Marlow was walking on Marazion beach, near Penzance in Cornwall, when she stumbled up the huge mass.

  • China lashes out at visit by UK trade minister to Taiwan Nov 07, 2022 03:23 PM IST

    China lashes out at visit by UK trade minister to Taiwan

    China claims Taiwan as its own territory and threatens to annex it by force.

  • India-UK FTA: Without migration, a comprehensive deal is unlikely Nov 07, 2022 10:24 AM IST

    India-UK FTA: Without migration, a comprehensive deal is unlikely

    The real challenge is migration and mobility. Still, a ‘thin interim deal’ is possible in the coming months