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Australian PM reiterates commitment to work with Britain in the fight against terrorism

Newsroom24x7 Network London: Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull said here on Tuesday that the focus of the visit with the British government has been continuing our work in the fight against terrorism. Turnbull was addressing a press conference. he said it was very moving to visit, with British Prime Minister Theresa May, the London

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United Kingdom will make a success of Brexit: Queen Elizabeth II

Newsroom24x7 Staff London: Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, today addressing both Houses of Parliament here, underlined that  following on from the 2016 referendum, the UK government will bring forward a legislation to deliver on the will of the British people and ensure a smooth and orderly withdrawal from the European Union.

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3 more soldiers succumb, Uri death toll rises to 20

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi/Srinagar: Three more soldiers have succumbed to their injuries taking the death toll of Army personnel to 20 in yesterday’s dastardly attack on the Army base at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir. Four terrorists belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), the Pakistan based terrorist outfit, were also killed in the encounter. After the Uri

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India, UK for deeper trade and investment arrangements

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: UK Secretary of State for International Trade Dr. Liam Fox today said that UK is interested in forging deeper trade and investment arrangements with India. Dr. Fox was speaking when he called on India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his office in North Block here today. Dr. Fox announced his participation

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Britain’s Vote Leave: A case of misplaced national egoism

Jamsheed Rizwani  Paris Democracy has spoken in the U.K., but democracy does not always make the best rational choice. Great Britain has lost it’s Empire in the last century, now it’s in the process of loosing Scotland and Northern Ireland…..Great Britain has lost what was great about it…. a leader in a bigger entity that

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Kohinoor Diamond: Modi Government is hopeful that India will get back “a valued piece of art”

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Indian Government today issued a clarification to certain news items and reiterated its resolve to make all possible efforts to bring back from the UK the Kohinoor Diamond in an amicable manner. The Kohnoor came into British hands in 1849 and is now a part of the Crown Jewels on

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NIIF paves way for boosting India-UK economic ties

Newsroom24x7 Desk London : The National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) set up recently under Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s vigil, would now enable strengthening of investments from UK and help in fueling growth story of India from trade, market and infrastructure mode of drivers. NIIF is meant to fund development of infrastructure projects, including reviving

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China invests in Brirtain’s Nuclear power plant

Newsroom24x7 Desk Hong Kong : UK has planned a big ticket entry for China in nuclear power sector via investments. Chancellor George Osborne announced that UK has committed a guarantee a £2bn deal under which China will invest in the Hinkley Point nuclear power station. Osborne is on his visit to China and stated that

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Delhi Police busts a call centre cheat den

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : An international extortion and cheating racket which was running under the cover of Call Centre has been busted by Delhi Police. Three persons (including a Franchise / Agent of Western Union Money Transfer) have been arrested on this account. A full fledged call centre with multiple computers – desktops and

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Nepal earthquake: India, US, and UK put relief initiative in top gear

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: India is carrying out “Operation Maitri” (operation friendship) and the primary mission of this exercise is rapid rescue and relief response for the earthquake affected people in Nepal. The death toll due to the havoc and destruction caused by the Nepal earthquake has risen to 3617 and the number of those injured is more

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UK General Election 2015: Cameron’s fate hangs in balance

Newsroom24x7 Desk London:  The British Parliament dissolved automatically on March 30 under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act after it was prorogued. Now Britain prepares for the A general election being held in the UK on Thursday, May 7, 2015. The – Conservatives are keeping their fingers crossed and aiming to get majority and woiuld do their best

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UK working to tackle threat of cyber attack

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: The British Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is playing a key role in mitigating the risk of cyber-attacks against the UK. The risk of cyber-attack was identified as one of the top risks to the UK in the National Security Strategy. In order to help tackle this, Dstl has been working

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UK banks agree to protocol to minimise the impact of branch closures

High street banks, consumer groups and the British government have signed up to an industry-wide agreement to minimise the impact of branch closures Newsroom24x7 Desk London: The major high street banks, consumer groups and the government today signed up to an industry-wide agreement to work with customers and communities to minimise the impact of branch closures

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