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Britain To Extend Covid-19 Vaccines To 16 And 17-Years-Olds

Aug 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Britain's health service will expand its Covid-19 vaccination programme to everyone aged 16 and over, from the current 18 and over, after formal scientific advice in favour of younger age cohorts on Wednesday.

Watch Viral Video: Boris Johnson Struggles With His Umbrella, Leaves Prince Charles And Netizens Amused

Jul 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Boris Johnson, seated beside Prince Charles and a row ahead of interior minister Priti Patel, struggled to fix his umbrella which, due to blustery conditions, had turned inside-out.

UK PM Johnson Urges People To Stay Cautious As Lockdown Restrictions Ease

Boris Johnson warns of the Delta variant of coronavirus which is extremely contagious and urges people to stay cautious as lockdown restrictions come to an end soon.

UK's PM Johnson Avoids Quarantine After Colleague Catches Covid-19

Jul 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

On Friday, Boris Johnson attended a meeting with Health Secretary Sajid Javid, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday

UK To Ban Online Racists From Games After Euro 2020 Uproar

Courts are allowed to issue banning orders if a fan is convicted of a 'relevant offence' linked to a match

12 July, 2021

We Almost Expect Racism Now: Anti-discrimination Leader Piara Powar Slams British PM's 'Hypocrisy'


Powar pointed towards German legislation as being a model which the UK government should follow with its planned Online Safety Bill

12 July, 2021

Euro 2020, Final: British PM Boris Johnson Slams 'Appalling' Racism Directed At England Players


Marcus Rashford's penalty hit the post and spots kicks from Bukayo Saka and Jadon Sancho were saved by Italy's goalkeeper

09 July, 2021

PM Boris Johnson Confirms Most British Troops Have Left Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

Britain will continue to fund education, especially girls' schooling, in Afghanistan

14 June, 2021

Israel's New Coalition Government Gets To Work Following Netanyahu’s Ouster

Associated Press (AP)

On Sunday, Israel's parliament, the Knesset approved the new Bennett-led coalition government, ending Netanyahu's historic 12-year rule.

13 June, 2021

G-7 Leaders Pledge 1 Billion Vaccine Doses To Poor Nations

Outlook Web Bureau

The leaders also endorsed a global minimum tax on multinational corporations and agreed they will work together to challenge China's 'non-market economic practices'

12 June, 2021

G-7 Summit 2021: US To Call Out China For Forced Labour Practices

Associated Press (AP)

US President Joe Biden hopes the denunciation will be part of the joint communique released at the summit's end, but some European allies have been reluctant to so forcefully split with Beijing.

10 June, 2021

IPL Has Made England Players 'Licking The Backside Of Bloody Indians', Farokh Engineer On Racism In Cricket

Outlook Web Bureau

While narrating his ordeal, Farokh Engineer said that his 'English is better than most Englishmen' but still faced racism because he's from India

08 June, 2021

Ollie Robinson Suspension 'Over The Top': British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Criticises ECB


Ollie Robinson was on Sunday suspended from international cricket pending an investigation into his tweets he posted as a teenager years ago

30 May, 2021

UK PM Boris Johnson Marries Environmentalist Carrie Symonds In Private Ceremony

Associated Press (AP)

The couple had announced their engagement in February 2020 and have a son together.

30 May, 2021

Boris Johnson, Fiancée Carrie Symonds Marry In Private Ceremony In London

Associated Press (AP)

Boris Johnson, 56, and 33-year-old Carrie Symonds, an environmental campaigner, announced their engagement in February 2020 and have a son together, 1-year-old Wilfred.

04 May, 2021

India, UK Unveil 10-Year Roadmap, Declare Enhanced Trade Partnership

Outlook Web Bureau

During a virtual summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a wide-ranging discussion on important global, regional and bilateral issues.

03 May, 2021

India, UK To Conduct Virtual Summit On Tuesday To Discuss Bilateral Ties

Outlook Web Bureau

Announcing the summit, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said PM Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson will unveil a 10-year roadmap to further expand India-UK ties

19 April, 2021

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Cancels India Visit Due To Covid-19 Surge

Outlook Web Bureau

UK and India will hold a virtual summit to make up for the cancelled visit.

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A police personnel during a mock-drill conducted by Delhi Police, to check anti-terror prepardeness at Sadar Bazar in New Delhi.

PTI Photo /Vijay Verma

Newly elected President of Akhada Parishad Mahant Ravindra Puri with Akhada Parishad General Secretary Mahant Hari Giri and sadhus, performs the 'Ganga Pujan' ritual at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

PTI Photo

Wrestlers in action during the state level wrestling tournament at Babura Village in Mirzapur.

PTI Photo

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala with Jitendra Singh talks to media after meeting Election Commissioner, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala and Jitendra Singh comes out from Election Commission office, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

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