Indian Students In Ukraine Want To Stay Put Despite Tension With Russia

February 24, 2022 6:31 pm

  The Ukraine-Russia war-like tension has the entire world on its toes. The White House has warned that Russia which has more than 130,000 troops on Ukraine’s borders, could launch a full-scale invasion any time. India, among many countries, has asked its citizens especially, around 20,000 Indian students, to leave the eastern European country and […]

Bringing Gujarati Strains To German Musicals

November 22, 2021 12:32 pm

A clinical educator by day and a performing artiste by night, Hardik Chauhan feels blessed to be able to continue both his passions, a rare feat for most of us. He migrated to Jena, Germany, from Ahmedabad to pursue a medical engineering career, but found he could not leave music behind. Chauhan has gained some […]

Chancellor Rishi Sunak Announces Tax Relief Measures For UK Retail Businesses

October 28, 2021 11:42 am

In What is seen by some as delivery upon the government’s manifesto pledge to lower the business rates burden through a £7bn cut, the chancellor of exchequer in United Kingdom Rishi Sunak has announced an array of relief measures for the British businesses hard hit by the pandemic. In line with recommendations from the Confederation […]

From the skies to the kitchen

September 22, 2021 11:56 pm

The well-known business leader in the aviation industry has found a new passion in the kitchen. After co-founding Akasa Air in July with eminent stock trader Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. Ghosh unveiled his labour of love, the Chourangi restaurant in London on Wednesday. The former CEO of Indigo, Aditya Ghosh has named his restaurant Chourangi after a […]

UK Covishield policy ‘discriminatory’, India may take reciprocal action: Foreign secretary

September 21, 2021 8:20 pm

Indian foreign secretary, Harsh V Shringla said in a press conference on Tuesday that United Kingdom’s stand on the non-recognising Covidshield Covid-19 vaccine is a “discriminating policy” and “impacts our citizens travelling to the UK.” The foreign secretary also said that India could take “reciprocal actions against the UK” for recognising AstraZeneca but not Covidshield. […]

Indian-origin Sunjeev Sahota a contender for Fiction Booker Prize

July 28, 2021 3:00 pm

Sunjeev Sahota, 40 is an Indian-origin British author longlisted for the prestigious 2021 Booker Prize which includes a prize of 50,000 Pounds (Rs 37,21,752) for fiction for his novel ‘China Room’. He is among the 13 contenders, including Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers and Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro. After the judges evaluated more than 150 […]

Brexit is a boon for India: Peter Cook

September 15, 2021 1:22 pm

Peter Cook, British Deputy High Commissioner of Gujarat and Rajasthan is more Indian than most of the foreign returned Indians and is hooked on chai and yogic breathing. From the beginning of his tenure, he has tried to foster India-UK relations in a very special, interactive, engaging manner involving local stakeholders like never before. In […]

An Indian diplomat’s love poem to Latin America gets an Italian twist

July 5, 2021 3:08 pm

Abhay K sees the world in a constant rhythm, and when he pens down this experience what you get is a book that opens the borders of time and place. India’s 21st Ambassador to Madagascar is a Bihari who didn’t confine himself to geographical boundaries. Poets can find magic in mundane and his published work—The Seduction of […]