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New Covid-19 Variant: EU Nations Asked To Stop Air Travel From Southern Africa

Nov 26, 2021 Deutsche Welle

The European Union wants its member states to halt air travel with South Africa and several surrounding countries over the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant.

Mahatma Gandhi To be Commemorated On Special UK Collector's Coin To Mark Diwali

Nov 04, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The round coin, which features India's national flower, the lotus, and a famous quote from Gandhi stating 'My life is my message,' is part of the Royal Mint's collection to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali.


COP26: China's Xi Stays Home, India Pledges Carbon Neutrality

India's Narendra Modi pledged a carbon-neutral India by 2070. But President Xi Jinping of China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, skipped attendance. US President Biden called Xi's absence a 'mistake'.

Leaders Representing More Than 85% World's Forests Have Committed To End Deforestation: UK

Nov 02, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

United Kingdom said that it has garnered support from more than 100 world leaders representing over 85 per cent of the world's forest cover to put an end to deforestation.


French President Vs. Australian PM: Emmanuel Macron Attacks Australia's Credibility In Heated Row

French President Emmanuel Macron said that the Nuclear Submarine Deal Between Australia and UK-US which undercut France was 'bad news for the credibility of Australia.' Australian PM Scott Morrison termed it 'Sledging'

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01 November, 2021

I Don't Think But Know: French President Emmanuel Macron On Australian PM's 'Lie' About Submarine Deal

Associated Press (AP)

Answering questions from the reporters at the G-20 summit, French President Emmanuel Macron accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of lying to him while he was secretly negotiating a submarine deal with UK and US.


29 October, 2021

UK Eases Travel Rules, Takes All Seven Countries Off Virus 'Red List'

Associated Press (AP)

Once the change takes effect on Monday, fully vaccinated travellers will no longer have to stay in a quarantine hotel for 11 nights at a cost of more than 2,000 pounds.


28 October, 2021

Stronger The Drink, Higher The Price: UK Overhauls Liquor Taxes Under Rishi Sunak

Associated Press (AP)

The changes to the tax regime will now take into account a drink's strength as opposed to what type of drink it is and are part of the biggest overhaul in more than 140 years.


27 October, 2021

US Asks UK Court To Permit Extradition Of Julian Assange Of WikiLeaks

Associated Press (AP)

In January, a lower court judge refused an American request to extradite Assange on spying charges over WikiLeaks' publication of secret military documents a decade ago.


24 October, 2021

Diwali 2021: London's Trafalgar Square Decks Up As Indians Celebrate Festival Of Lights

Outlook Web Desk

The Diwali festivities included Indian food, music and decorations. The event included video addresses from political personalities like London Mayor Sadiq Khan among others.


15 October, 2021

EU-UK Talks, Fishing Threat Kick Brexit Back Into High Gear

Associated Press (AP)

The top Brexit negotiators from both sides entered talks again, with troublesome trade issues in Northern Ireland taking centre stage.


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11 October, 2021

PM Modi And UK PM Boris Johnson Discuss Travel, Trade, Defense And Climate Change

Outlook Web Desk

In a recent phone call between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of UK, Boris Johnson, the major issue of recognition of 'Indian Vaccine Certification' was raised.


03 October, 2021

UK Updates Travel Rules For British Travellers To India: All You Need To Know

Outlook Web Desk

The updated travel advisory noted an additional COVID-19 test on day eight and a 10-day mandatory quarantine for all travellers going to India from Britain from Monday.


29 September, 2021

UK Permits Development Of Gene-Edited Crops In Climate Fight

Associated Press (AP)

Gene editing could help scientists to quickly breed crops that are more nutritious or resistant to pests and diseases, the government said in announcing its plan to make it easier for scientists to conduct research in the field.


29 September, 2021

UK Permits Development Of Gene-Edited Crops In Climate Fight

Associated Press (AP)

Gene editing could help scientists to quickly breed crops that are more nutritious or resistant to pests and diseases, the government said in announcing its plan to make it easier for scientists to conduct research in the field.


28 September, 2021

UK Puts Soldiers On Standby To Help Ease Gas Shortage At Pumps

Associated Press (AP)

Long lines of vehicles have formed at many gas stations around Britain since Friday, causing spillover traffic jams on busy roads. Tempers have frayed as some drivers waited for hours.


23 September, 2021

UK Seeks Vaccine Certifications To Meet ‘Minimum Criteria’ For Travel

Outlook Web Desk

Following much confusion over this process, UK government sources said on Wednesday night that additions or changes to the approved country listings are being kept under 'regular consideration'.


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22 September, 2021

UK Energy Crisis: Govt Agrees In CO2 Deal To Avert Food Shortages

Associated Press (AP)

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng Tuesday said the government would provide 'limited financial support' for three weeks to CF Fertilisers, which halted operations at its UK plants last week due to high natural gas prices.


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Former Punjab DGP Sarbdeep Singh Virk joins BJP in the presence of Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and MOS Commerce and Industry Som Prakash, at the party headquarters in New Delhi.

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A health worker takes a swab sample of a passenger entering the city to test for COVID-19 at a railway station in Ahmedabad. India on Thursday confirmed its first cases of the omicron coronavirus variant in two people...

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Former Punjab DGP Sarbdeep Singh Virk joins BJP, at the party headquarters in New Delhi.

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Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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Commodore Rituraj Sahu, Naval Officer-In-Charge of West Bengal, interacts with media persons during 'Navy Week', at INS Netaji Subhas in Kolkata. Commodore P R Kulkarni(L), Indian Navy Warship Production Superintendent,...

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