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Indian Origin Drug Dealer Jailed in UK for Conspiring to Supply Cocaine

LONDON(TIP):  An Indian origin drug dealer and partner has been jailed for nearly eight years by a UK court for conspiring to supply 10 kg of cocaine in London. Gurdip Samra, 44, was arrested in November […]

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Indian Origin Officer Appointed Scotland Yard’s Counter-Terrorism Chief

LONDON (TIP):  Senior Indian origin Scotland Yard officer Neil Basu has been appointed as the counter-terrorism chief, as announced in an official statement said. Mr. Basu, currently the Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner, will be promoted […]

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Indian Origin Former Met Officer May Take Charge As Britain’s Anti-Terrorism Chief

LONDON (TIP):  A senior Indian origin metropolitan police officer is running for the charge of Britain’s anti-terrorism chief .The Scotland Yard’s National Lead for Counter Terrorism resigns next month. Neil Basu, currently Metropolitan police deputy assistant […]

World

India submits Mallya’s extradition paperwork to his legal team

LONDON (TIP): The Indian government has submitted the requisite “opening note” and paperwork related to Vijay Mallya‘s extradition case to the liquor baron’s legal team within the UK court deadline on August 4. Chief Magistrate Emma Louise Arbuthnot, presiding at Westminster Magistrates’ […]

Europe

British PM May rejects call for Scottish independence vote

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected a call from Scotland‘s leader for a referendum on Scottish independence before Britain leaves the European Union. May said Thursday that ‘now is not the time’ to […]

Indian-American Prof Dr Kinshuk Named As Dean Of University Of North Texas College
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Indian-American Prof Dr Kinshuk Named As Dean Of University Of North Texas College

Dr Kinshuk, who goes by single name, has been named the dean of University of North Texas College of Information in the US. He received his doctoral degree from De Montfort University in England, a […]

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SHILLONG: SCOTLAND OF EAST

The city of Shillong has a lot to offer —from museums, cafés and markets that are perfect for those evening strolls, to old-school cathedrals and lakes (yes, in the middle of the city). Embed from Getty […]

Europe

Britain colder than South Pole this weekend with snow and ice forecast by met office

LONDON (TIP): Parts of the UK are expected to be colder than the South Pole this weekend, forecasters say. Warnings of snow and ice have been issued for some areas, with temperatures set to plunge […]

Europe

UK museums are selling off artefacts to survive

LONDON: Britain is home to some of the world’s iconic museums – the British museum alone attracting nearly seven million people last year. But data released on Thursday has some worrying findings for British museums. […]

Business & Economics

RBS Warns Investors of ‘Cataclysm’: ‘Sell Everything’

NEW YORK (TIP): The Royal Bank of Scotland reportedly has advised clients to brace for a “cataclysmic year” and a global deflationary crisis, warning that major stock markets could fall by a fifth and oil […]

Business & Economics

Indian-origin family firm eyes Tata Steel Scottish plants

An Indian-origin family owned steel firm, Liberty House, is said to be a new potential buyer of two of Tata Steel’s Scottish plants, on the verge of closure due to the crisis in the industry. […]

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Europe

Bronze Age Britons mummified dead

LONDON (TIP): Ancient Britons may have mummified their dead during the Bronze Age, claims a study that is the first to show that mummification may have been a common funerary practise in the UK. Building […]

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2015 Rugby World Cup starts Sep 18

The four-year wait is over for the Rugby Fans who will see the 2015 World Cup where New Zealand will try to defend their title against England, Australia, South Africa, Wales and more, with the […]

Europe

One in every four births in UK in 2013 happened to mothers born outside the UK

LONDON (TIP): One in every four births in UK in 2013 happened to mothers born outside the UK. Britain has seen its population grow by almost half a million last year to 64.5 million. Net […]

Europe

Northern Ireland fields first-ever Sikh candidate for UK polls

LONDON (TIP): A 31-year-old Sikh politician will be the first Indian-origin candidate to contest in the UK General Elections from Northern Ireland on May 7. Amandeep Singh Bhogal, who was born in Jalandhar, is already […]

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HONEYMOON DESTINATIONS

From picturesque beaches to tranquil mountain hideaways—India has an abundance of post-wedding getaways. Here are some of the most popular honeymoon destinations that you and your significant other can reminisce about in the years to […]

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Europe

Man spends night on UK parliament roof, arrested

LONDON (TIP): British police have detained a man who spent the night on the roof of the Palace of Westminster on suspicion of criminal damage and trespassing. Scotland Yard said on Sunday it was too […]

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Iqbal leads Bangladesh to important win over Scotland

NELSON (TIP): Tamim Iqbal came agonisingly close to scoring Bangladesh‘s first World Cup century as his side completed a six-wicket win over Scotland in their Pool A clash at Saxton Oval in Nelson on Thursday. […]

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Southee sends England packing; McCullum pounds them into the ground

WELLINGTON  (TIP): A packed, and largely boisterous, crowd at Westpac Stadium in Wellington was treated to an exhibition in swing bowling as Tim Southee sent England plummeting down with a stunning seven-wicket haul before Brendon […]

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BRITAIN BANS DRIVERS FROM SMOKING IN CARS

LONDON (TIP): Britain on February 11 banned drivers in England from smoking in their cars if they are carrying children as passengers. The move will become a law on October 1 and follows a similar […]

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TOO MANY HOLES IN 2015 ODI WORLD CUP FORMAT

NEW DELHI (TIP): A close look at the format of the 2015 ODI World Cup shows a series of lacunae. Much of the tournament will be played for largely inconsequential games. That apart, the teams […]

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Europe

High winds, heavy snow buffets Britain; travel hazardous

LONDON (TIP): Britain and Ireland have been battered by 100mph (160kph) winds and heavy snow, stranding some motorists after a major road was closed. The environment agency said on January 15 that 149 flood alerts […]

India

Cops probe Pakistan, Dubai angle in Sunanda Pushkar’s case

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Sunanda Pushkar probe has taken a new twist with Delhi Police reportedly seeking the list of passengers who travelled from Dubai and Pakistan to Delhi, and vice versa, on January 17 […]

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Business & Economics

REGULATORS FINE GLOBAL BANKS $4.3 BILLION IN CURRENCY INVESTIGATION

LONDON/ZURICH (TIP): Regulators fined six major banks including Citigroup and UBS a total of $4.3 billion for failing to stop traders from trying to manipulate the foreign exchange market, following a year-long global investigation. HSBC, […]

Europe

Flights cancelled at UK’s Heathrow airport due to storm

LONDON (TIP): Air traffic in Britain was sent into a tizzy with UK’s largest airport cancelling over 100 flights due to stormy weather. The tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo, which caused damage in Bermuda this […]