UK PM Boris Johnson meets PM Modi in Delhi on Day 2 of India tour

He received the guard of honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday morning   Ahmedabad: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reached Delhi, the next stop of his two-day India visit. He was received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday morning. The two countries are expected to work towards a free trade agreement...

UK PM Boris Johnson lands in Ahmedabad on 2-day India visit

He was welcomed by Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat, CM Bhupendra Patel and others at Ahmedabad airport   Ahmedabad: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson began his two-day visit to India on Thursday morning. He landed at Ahmedabad airport in Gujarat, where he was welcomed by Governor Acharya Devvrat, Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and others. His first...

UK PM Boris Johnson to visit Ahmedabad on Thursday

He is coming to India on a two-day visit   Ahmedabad: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will begin his two-day visit to India from Ahmedabad in Gujarat on Thursday. The UK PM said his visit wil deepen the strategic trade, defence and people-to-people ties between India and the UK. “I will be travelling to India...

Boris Johnson announces end of Covid restrictions in UK next week

UK residents can now resume work from office, ditch masks in public, says PM Boris Johnson London: Covid-related restrictions in the United Kingdom will be lifted next week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced, citing national peak of cases. The guideline for work from home has been lifted with immediate effect. Wearing a mask or carrying...

More doors open for Covaxin; UK to allow fully vaccinated travellers from November 22

New Delhi: The emergency approval to Covaxin by the World Health Organization (WHO) has opened more doors for those who have received the vaccine. After the United States, now the United Kingdom (UK) too has given the nod to Bharat Biotech’s indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine. Thus, those who have received both the shots of Covaxin...

PM Modi reaches Glasgow in UK for COP26

Glasgow: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Glasgow in United Kingdom on Sunday to take part in the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26). He reached the city after concluding his three-day visit to Italy. In UK, PM Modi is scheduled to have bilateral talks with his counterpart Boris Johnson. “Landed in Glasgow. Will be joining...

India’s Covishield vaccination finally gets approval in UK; no quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers

New Delhi: Come Monday, Indian travellers to the United Kingdom (UK) will not be required to remain in isolation for 10 day, as had been mandated earlier, if they have received both the shots of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield. Announcing the development on Twitter, British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis wrote, “No quarantine for India...

India mandates 10-day quarantine for travellers from UK

India retaliates to UK’s refusal to ease Covid rules for travellers from here; starting October 4, incoming travellers from UK will also have to furnish a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR report New Delhi: With UK refusing to ease its Covid-related rules for Indian travellers despite multiple warnings, India has announced reciprocal measures. Henceforth, travellers coming from...

UK approves Covishield; yet to give recognition to India’s vaccine certificate

New Delhi: Close on the heels of New Delhi’s warning to the UK of reciprocal measures if it did not approve Covishield, the latter has included the AstraZeneca vaccine in its list of approved Covid-19 vaccines. However, there is no clarity on recognition to the vaccine certification in India, which still does not appear in...

India warns UK of reciprocal measures if quarantine rules for fully vaccinated Indians not changed

India has warned the UK that it will take reciprocal measures if the latter does not change its policy mandating quarantine even for fully vaccinated Indians arriving in the European country. India has termed the UK government’s policy as “discriminatory” while asserting that the latter has used made-in-India vaccines for immunising its own people. The...

Taliban announces general amnesty for all govt officials, urges them to return to work

At a time when thousands of Afghans want to escape from Afghanistan in a bid to escape from the Taliban rule, the terror group on Tuesday declared a general amnesty for all government officials. It has asked them to return to work after taking control of the country as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the...

Pubs in UK to stay open till 11.15 pm if Euro final goes to penalties

UK government announces relaxations in Covid restrictions to let people ‘come together to enjoy’ the finals of Euro 2020 London: Such is the extent of the Euro 2020 fever that has gripped the United Kingdom that the government is willing to tweak the current Covid restrictions should the finals extend to extra time and penalties...