Queen tells UK ‘we will succeed’ in fight against virus

As the UK reels under the coronavirus scourge with the national toll nearing 5,000 and total cases almost at 50,000, Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday made a special address to the nation – the fifth of her nearly seven-decade-long reign — to rally the people. Continue Reading

Europe faces corona’s wrath

With the total coronavirus fatalities swelling to 8,078 while the number of critically-ill patients increasing less rapidly, French authorities warned that the virus continues to hit hard, urging people to continue to respect the confinement. Continue Reading

London headed for tougher lockdown

The UK capital is headed for much tougher lockdown measures within days as London remains the country’s coronavirus hotspot, with over a third of the UK’s 2,626 confirmed cases, at 953. Continue Reading

Britain Parliament accepts Prime Minister’s deal

Britain’s freshly-elected parliament prepared on to move past years of partisan wrangling and initially approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divorce deal with the European Union.
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Agitation protests over Citizenship Amendment Act in United Kingdom

Hundreds of students and representatives from diaspora and workers groups gathered outside the Indian High Commission in London on to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

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US-UK-Japan trio win chemistry Nobel for lithium-ion battery

Three researchers today won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the development of lithium-ion batteries, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.
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Tamilnadu CM signs Rs 7,175 cr worth projects with top companies

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today signed MoUs for 15 new projects worth Rs 5,574 crore, laid foundation for five new projects and inaugurated production in three other units. The 23 projects worth Rs 7,175.71 crore will generate 45,846 jobs. Continue Reading