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David Cameron to woo Narendra Modi

London: Britain  favours closer engagement with Gujarat and its CM Narendra Modi to realise the country’s wide-ranging objectives in the state, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.“In the last 12 m

Syrian Finance Minister welcomes Russia's chemical arms handover initiative

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Moscow: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Foreign Minister on Monday welcomed Russia's proposal that Damascus hand over control of its chemical weapons arsenal to international supervision to avoid

UK supplied sarin to Syria


London: British companies sold chemicals to Syria that could have been used to produ-ce the deadly nerve agent that killed 1,400 people.
The revelation was made by Daily Mail on Sunday. Between July

UK exploring possibilities for investment in Tripura: Bevan

The British government is exploring the possibilities of investment and cooperation in the fields of energy, manufacturing, tourism and education in Tripura, British high commissioner to India Sir James Bevan has said.

Mystery over Chennai girl’s death in UK hostel

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Chennai: Mystery surrounds the death of Georgina Thomson, 18, daughter of J. J. Nagar police station Inspector S. Thomson. Georgina was found dead in a hostel room in Liverpool university, UK, on Jul

Google under fire from UK authorities over privacy policy


London: The UK authorities have reportedly criticized search engine site Google for its privacy policies and have warned the site of 'enforcement actions' if the policies are not reformed.
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UK may approve three-parent babies


London: The UK may become the first country in the world to allow a controversial IVF technique that creates babies using DNA from three people, to keep parents from passing genetic diseases to their

`Enslaved' Indian woman finally gets justice in UK


London: A north London butcher, who had been found guilty of five counts of rape of an Indian woman last month, has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.
The Hyderabad woman, who cannot be named, had

Bengaluru girl beats Einstein, Hawking


London: A 12-year-old girl in UK who is originally from Ben­g­al­uru, has stunned ever­yone after she scored an incredible 162 on her IQ test – even higher than Einstein and Step­hen Hawk­ing. Neha R

UK contemplates SAS raid to nail desert al-Qaeda kingpin

London: Britain may launch an Osama Bin Laden like ‘kill or snatch’ operation in the Sahara desert to nail the one-eyed al-Qaeda kingpin Mokhtar Belmokhtar, believed to be responsible for a hostage s

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