UK marks India Day with new Fast-Track Start-Up Fund

British Prime Minister has announced the creation of a new 40-million pound Fast-Track Start-up Fund. The fund will invest in Indian start-ups which focuses on India’s emerging technology enterprises.The fund will be supported by both the UK and Indian governments as part of the wider UK India-Tech Partnership. The two countries has also launched three… Continue reading UK marks India Day with new Fast-Track Start-Up Fund

India, UK in talks to build Naval supercarrier under ‘Make in India’: Report

According to a report,India and the United Kingdom are in talks to build a new state-of-the-art aircraft carrier along the lines of the UK’s HMS Queen Elizabeth as a part of India’s ‘Make in India’ programme. The warship will be called as INS Vishal.It would be built in India but UK companies could supply many… Continue reading India, UK in talks to build Naval supercarrier under ‘Make in India’: Report

Pakistan stakes claim to Kohinoor diamond

Pakistan has claimed that the Kohinoor diamond which is in the collection of famous jewels of the British royals belongs to Lahore museum.Hence,it should be returned back to Pakistan.Further,it is not just India and Pakistan that is claiming the ownership of the diamond.It also includes Afghanistan. The Kohinoor diamond was originally owned by the Kakatiya… Continue reading Pakistan stakes claim to Kohinoor diamond

No apology for Jallianwala Bagh for now, says U.K.

The British government has refused to apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre during a debate in the UK parliament. The UK government has said that financial implications as one of the factors it had to consider while reflecting upon demands for a formal apology for Jallianwala Bagh massacre. However,the UK government has expressed deep regret… Continue reading No apology for Jallianwala Bagh for now, says U.K.

100 years on,UK may not apologise for Jallianwala

India is still hopeful of an apology from the U.K government as 100 years of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre approaches.Last year,UK Foreign Secretary had said that he would give consideration to the suggestion that the U.K. should mark the anniversary by seeking forgiveness from the Indian people for one of the worst crimes of the… Continue reading 100 years on,UK may not apologise for Jallianwala

U.K. court issues warrant for Nirav Modi’s arrest

UK court has issued an arrest warrant against fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi.Earlier,UK Home Secretary had certified India’s Enforcement Directorate(ED) extradition request.He is wanted in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. Extradition is simply the surrender of a criminal to one country by another.The process is regulated by treaties between the… Continue reading U.K. court issues warrant for Nirav Modi’s arrest

U.K. yet to act on our requests for attachment of assets: ED

Enforcement Directorate(ED) has said that the United Kingdom(UK) have not taken any action on the requests of ED for attachment of assets and Non-bailable warrant(NBW) against the fugitive diamond dealer Nirav Modi. Earlier,ED had started investigations against Nirav Modi under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.It had sent a request to UK for NBW under… Continue reading U.K. yet to act on our requests for attachment of assets: ED

Nirav extradition to start soon: ED

UK Home Secretary has certified India’s Enforcement Directorate(ED) extradition request for fugitive diamond dealer Nirav Modi.He is wanted in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. Extradition is simply the surrender of a criminal to one country by another.The process is regulated by treaties between the two countries.Extradition is governed by the… Continue reading Nirav extradition to start soon: ED

India excluded again from student visa relaxation list

The UK government has once again excluded Indian students from a new list of countries considered “low risk” under Tier 4 visa category.It would have allowed an easier visa application process for Indian students to UK universities. The British government has said that the exclusion of Indian students from a relaxation of visa rules were… Continue reading India excluded again from student visa relaxation list