January 23, 2022 10:08 (IST)
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India-UK flight service, suspended over mutant strain, to resume from Jan 8

New Delhi/IBNS: The Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday announced that the India-UK flight service, which was suspended since Dec 23 over fears of the spread of the mutant coronavirus strain, will resume from Jan 8.

India extends UK flights ban till Jan 7, 2021 over new Coronavirus strain

New Delhi/IBNS: The central government on Wednesday extended the suspension of India-UK flight services till Jan 7, 2021 in the wake of the new Coronavirus strain that broke out first in Britain.

Boris Johnson's India visit 'may not be possible' amid new Covid strain scare: Senior British doctor

New Delhi/IBNS: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's India visit as the chief guest at the Republic Day parade in Delhi next month might not be possible owing to the rapid spread of the new strain of coronavirus across the United Kingdom, media reports said.

COVID test made mandatory for foreigners arriving at Kempegowda International Airport: K'taka Minister

Bengaluru/UNI: Following the new virus found in the United Kingdom and on the instructions of the Union Government, Karnataka Minister for Health Dr K Sudhakar on Monday said that the state government has made it mandatory for foreigners to undergo COVID test and quarantine from Tuesday onwards.

COVID-19: India temporarily suspends flights from UK till Dec 31 over new virus strain fear

New Delhi: India is temporarily suspending air travel to and from the United Kingdom starting Tuesday, following the discovery of a new coronavirus strain in the UK.

India, UK to accelerate collaboration on vaccines to prevent future pandemics

New Delhi: Experts from India and the UK will join forces through a new virtual hub to deliver vaccines for coronavirus and other deadly viruses, the UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced in India on Wednesday.

Vijay Mallya's extradition stalled due to 'confidential legal issue': India

New Delhi/IBNS: Fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya's extradition to India is being stalled due to "confidential legal issue", the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

India, UK join forces on new £8 million scientific research

New Delhi/IBNS: Britain and India are deepening their existing scientific research collaboration with five new projects to tackle anti-microbial resistance (AMR) that could lead to important advances in the global fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria and genes.

Kolkata official briefs Queen Elizabeth II on UK-India COVID-19 collaboration

Kolkata/IBNS: Queen Elizabeth II on Friday heard from an Indian consular officer about the close collaboration between the UK and India during the COVID-19 pandemic.

India requested UK to not consider asylum for Vijay Mallya: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: India has requested the United Kingdom to not consider asylum for fugitive business tycoon Vijay Mallya as per his plea, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

After losing appeal in UK court, Vijay Mallya faces extradition to India

London/IBNS: Fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya on Thursday exhausted all legal options to evade extradition, after he was denied permission to appeal to the UK Supreme Court against a High Court order that upheld a 2018 order to extradite him to India to face charges of fraud, media reports said.

3600 Britons stranded in India set to return to UK on new chartered flights

New Delhi/IBNS: A total of 3,600 more stranded British travellers are set to return home from India on 14 new flights chartered by the UK Government. 

UK hosts vital discussion on climate commitments in the run-up to COP 26

Kolkata/IBNS: The British Deputy High Commission Kolkata, in collaboration with the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Kolkata, organised an event on “Mind the Climate: Discussion on Climate commitments in the run up to COP 26” on Monday.

India, UK joint exercise 'Ajeya Warrior 2020' commences

Lucknow/UNI: The  fifth edition of Exercise Ajeya Warrior 2020 between India and United Kingdom Army commenced on Thursday at Salisbury Plains, United Kingdom.

Citizenship protest: US, UK, Israel caution citizens about visiting NE India

New Delhi/UNI: The United States government, Israel, United Kingdom and a few other countries have advised their citizens to be careful and exercise caution while travelling to the violence-hit north east India.