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  • India FTA by Diwali absolutely achievable', says UK trade minister Jun 30, 2022 07:21 PM IST

    India FTA by Diwali absolutely achievable', says UK trade minister

    Confirming that both sides are now getting on with the market access aspects of a trade deal, the minister in-charge of the negotiations on the UK government side said that some compromise and cooperation will be required on both sides to get a deal over the line.

  • UK to provide another 1 billion pounds of military support to Ukraine Jun 30, 2022 06:23 AM IST

    UK to provide another 1 billion pounds of military support to Ukraine

    The funding will go towards boosting Ukraine's defence capabilities, including air defence systems, uncrewed aerial vehicles, new electronic warfare equipment and thousands of pieces of equipment for Ukrainian soldiers.

  • Lower tariffs on scotch whiskey re-emerge as pain point in India-UK trade talks Jun 29, 2022 01:03 PM IST

    Lower tariffs on scotch whiskey re-emerge as pain point in India-UK trade talks

    India had earlier offered the UK lower duties on alcohol, but the UK has demanded an immediate and steep reduction of tariffs.

  • UK High Court hears Nirav Modi plea against extradition to India Jun 28, 2022 04:44 PM IST

    UK High Court hears Nirav Modi plea against extradition to India

    The 51-year-old diamond merchant had lodged an appeal last year against his extradition order on mental health grounds.

  • PM Modi meets counterparts from UK, Japan and Italy in Germany Jun 28, 2022 06:21 AM IST

    PM Modi meets counterparts from UK, Japan and Italy in Germany

    Prime Minister Modi also met President of Senegal Macky Sall, Director-General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and held fruitful discussions with Director-General of the World Trade Organization Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

  • New India-UK free trade treaty text advances at close of fourth round of talks Jun 27, 2022 07:15 PM IST

    New India-UK free trade treaty text advances at close of fourth round of talks

    The Department for International Trade (DIT) said the latest round, which concluded on June 24, brought together technical experts for discussions in 71 separate sessions covering 20 policy areas.

  • FTAs with UK, EU to open new opportunities for domestic exporters: FIEO Jun 27, 2022 02:02 PM IST

    FTAs with UK, EU to open new opportunities for domestic exporters: FIEO

    Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) also said the government initiatives are helping the country record a healthy growth rate in exports.

  • Kolkata student rejects Google, Amazon for plum Facebook job. His salary is… Jun 27, 2022 01:51 PM IST

    Kolkata student rejects Google, Amazon for plum Facebook job. His salary is…

    "I thought choosing Facebook would be the best as the pay package offered by them was high," Bisakh Mondal said.

  • UK woman claimed she faked illness to claim benefits of over Rs 5.7 crore Jun 27, 2022 12:53 PM IST

    UK woman claimed she faked illness to claim benefits of over Rs 5.7 crore

    The fraud came to light after Noble was spotted by her neighbours walking her dog Bertie early in the morning.

  • Roe v. Wade overturning: Singers Olivia Rodrigo, Lilly Allen sing ‘F*** you’ to SC judges | Watch Jun 26, 2022 06:42 PM IST

    Roe v. Wade overturning: Singers Olivia Rodrigo, Lilly Allen sing ‘F*** you’ to SC judges | Watch

    The singers join the long list of celebrities including Michelle Obama, Priyanka Chopra, among others who have spoken up against the the US Supreme Court's decision.

  • India raises issue of long-delays in grant of visa to students, with several countries Jun 24, 2022 10:13 PM IST

    India raises issue of long-delays in grant of visa to students, with several countries

    Thousands of Indian students are struggling to return to these countries to join off-line classes as there have been enormous delays in processing of their visas by the respective embassies, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Tata Chemicals Europe opens UK's largest carbon capture plant Jun 24, 2022 02:44 PM IST

    Tata Chemicals Europe opens UK's largest carbon capture plant

    The company claims it is now able to manufacture one of the lowest carbon footprint sodium bicarbonate and sodium carbonate products in the world.

  • India in demand for trade deals as negotiations calendar heats up: Officials Jun 24, 2022 11:20 AM IST

    India in demand for trade deals as negotiations calendar heats up: Officials

    Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has attributed the upcoming flurry of trade talks to a direct impact of India’s firm, yet inclusive, leadership at the recently-concluded 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

  • Tata Steel plans low CO2 steel-making technologies in UK, Netherlands Jun 23, 2022 10:55 AM IST

    Tata Steel plans low CO2 steel-making technologies in UK, Netherlands

    In October 2021, Tata Steel completed the process of separating Tata Steel UK and Tata Steel Netherlands as two independent companies from Tata Steel Europe.

  • UK annual inflation rises to fresh 40-year high Jun 22, 2022 11:49 AM IST

    UK annual inflation rises to fresh 40-year high

    The rate edged higher to 9.1 percent in May from 9.0 percent in April, remaining at the highest level since 1982, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in a statement.

  • Indian students’ hunger for foreign education: What is driving it, and has it changed post-pandemic? Jun 17, 2022 11:07 AM IST

    Indian students’ hunger for foreign education: What is driving it, and has it changed post-pandemic?

    While selecting a foreign education destination, Indian students are weighing the market value of the course, rating of the institution or university, cost of living, and post-study work opportunities.

  • Millionaires on the move: India may lose 8,000 HNWIs in 2022, among top 10 countries in emigration by millionaires Jun 14, 2022 12:30 PM IST

    Millionaires on the move: India may lose 8,000 HNWIs in 2022, among top 10 countries in emigration by millionaires

    India is among the top 10 countries witnessing outflow of millionaires. And the top 10 list includes Russia, China, India, Hong Kong, Ukraine, Brazil, the UK, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia.

  • UK publishes plan to override parts of Brexit deal Jun 14, 2022 07:54 AM IST

    UK publishes plan to override parts of Brexit deal

    While the British government insists the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill is aimed at fixing parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol, the EU is opposed to the move because it warns it goes back on agreed terms signed by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over two years ago.

  • UK to introduce law unilaterally changing post-Brexit rules Jun 13, 2022 05:01 PM IST

    UK to introduce law unilaterally changing post-Brexit rules

    Despite resistance from parliamentarians who feel the proposal violates international law, the British government is poised to submit legislation that will unilaterally change post-Brexit trade regulations for Northern Ireland.

  • BOE says UK’s biggest lenders are no longer too big to fail Jun 10, 2022 02:29 PM IST

    BOE says UK’s biggest lenders are no longer too big to fail

    The central bank’s long-awaited response to the self-assessments of eight lenders, including HSBC Holdings Plc and Barclays Plc, found that their internal systems should avert the kind of state intervention needed in the 2008 global financial crisis even if firms were to fail.

  • UK tries out 4-day work week. Can India do the same? Jun 08, 2022 02:29 PM IST

    UK tries out 4-day work week. Can India do the same?

    Companies may look at the 4-day work week experiment through four prisms – productivity, roles, sectors and geographical locations. And some also argue that employers need to adopt a mindset change to shift to such a workspace culture, even in parts.

  • UK firms begin 4-day working week with full pay pilot scheme Jun 07, 2022 07:45 AM IST

    UK firms begin 4-day working week with full pay pilot scheme

    The 4-Day Week UK Pilot Programme is aimed at measuring productivity and wellbeing of staff over six months until December as they work a day less on the understanding of delivering similar results.

  • UK PM Boris Johnson survives confidence vote as 211 of his MPs vote for him Jun 07, 2022 06:33 AM IST

    UK PM Boris Johnson survives confidence vote as 211 of his MPs vote for him

    But the end result, which Johnson insisted was decisively in his favour, saw as many as 148 Tory members of Parliament voting against him a 58.8 per cent for versus 41.2 per cent against.

  • If UK PM Boris Johnson is ousted, who could replace him? Jun 06, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    If UK PM Boris Johnson is ousted, who could replace him?

    Boris Johnson has vowed to fight on as leader, but if he loses the confidence vote he will be out of a job, and a contest to replace him will begin.

  • Queen Elizabeth II makes appearance as UK honors her 70 years as queen Jun 02, 2022 07:11 PM IST

    Queen Elizabeth II makes appearance as UK honors her 70 years as queen

    With regimented lines of Scots and Irish guards and throngs of Union Jack-clad onlookers, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated 70 years on the British throne Thursday, drawing tributes from world leaders and ordinary people for a reign almost unmatched in its length.

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