15 Sep 2014
United Nations: UN Security Council has condemns the "heinous and cowardly murder" of British aid worker David Haines by an Islamic State militant. "This crime is a tragic reminder of the increasing dangers humanitarian personnel face every day in Syria," the council emphasised in a statement on Sunday, adopted unanimously by its 15 members.
12 Sep 2014
Patna: Bihar is planning to turn its 53,000-strong Home Guard organization into an effective force capable of rendering help in crisis situations across the country.
10 Sep 2014
Mumbai: British Airways joined its peers in offering limited period discounted tickets to air travellers, rolling out up to 50 percent lower fares on its flight from India to select global destinations including London, New York and San Francisco.
05 Sep 2014
Newport (UK): British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged NATO allies not to pay ransoms for kidnapped nationals, as leaders of the Western military alliance met today to discuss their response to the threat of jihadists in Iraq.
09 Sep 2014
New Delhi: British-Indian writer Neel Mukherjee's family saga ‘The Lives of Others’ has been shortlisted for 2014 Man Booker prize, it was announced on Tuesday.
09 Sep 2014
New Delhi: British luxury carmaker Jaguar launched its cheapest ever car XE sports sedan on Monday. Interestingly, the sales at Jaguar Land Rover rose 19 percent last financial year, helped by demand from China, and it has been rewarded this year with 3.5 billion pounds ($5.6 billion) of investment.
03 Sep 2014
London: British Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned an Islamic State video apparently showing a militant beheading a second US reporter and threatening to kill a British captive as ‘despicable’.
02 Sep 2014
London: Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday announced tougher anti-terror measures against British-born extremists planning to fight in Iraq and Syria, and prohibit them from returning to the UK to launch attacks on home soil.
13 Aug 2011
The circulation of British tabloids has shot up after media baron Rupert Murdoch closed down News of the World in July in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal, latest industry figures show. The Sunday Mirror picked up the most new customers with average sales for July of 1,786,454 copies almost 700,000 more than in June.
02 Sep 2014
New Delhi: British law minister Shailesh Vara, who is in New Delhi for his three-day visit said India must allow overseas lawyers to practise in India by opening up its legal sector.