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  • Pak-born man jailed for terror plot in UK

    London :A 22-year-old Pakistan-born man has been jailed for six years in the UK for preparing acts of terrorism after being arrested in an undercover police operation last year. Mubashir Jamil, a warehouse worker for the online retailer Amazon, had told an undercover police officer he wanted to wear a suicide vest and “press the button”, the Old Bailey court in London heard during his trial. He was arrested in April, a

  • Ahead of ICJ election, UK resorting to dirty politics: Sources

    United Nations: The UK is trying to “misuse” its UN Security Council membership by pushing for a joint conference mechanism, which was last used 96 years ago, in the election to the last seat in the World Court tomorrow in which India’s Dalveer Bhandari is a front-runner, diplomatic sources said.

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    UNGA President holds consultations on ICJ elections

    Washington: UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak has held several rounds of consultations at the UN headquarters in New York ahead of next week’s crucial election to break the deadlock between India and the UK for the last seat at the International Court of Justice.

  • Larsen & Toubro Infotech to acquire Syncordis SA

     New Delhi : Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) on Tuesday said it will acquire Luxembourg-based Syncordis SA along with its subsidiaries in France, UK, Luxembourg and India for 15 million euros (about Rs 115.28 crore).

  • “Salman Khan is the ROCKY and RAMBO of Bollywood”, says Ali Abbas Zafar

    The promo of Tiger Zinda Hai is getting an insane response. Writer Director Ali Abbas Zafar in a worldwide exclusive with Bollywood Hungama‘s Faridoon Shahryar opens up in detail about his film that has displayed an international class. Ali speaks about Salman Khan‘s star power, the hard working Katrina Kaif, the exotic locations that blazed with heat, the music of the film and how he convinced Girish Karnad sahab to act

  • Indian engineer jailed in US for 27 years

    Washington : A 39-year-old Indian engineer has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison in the US for providing material support to al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki and plotting from his cell to kill a judge who oversaw his trial, reports PTI.

  • UK ministerial code tightened after Priti Patel’s Israel meetings

    London: Prime Minister Theresa May has directed the UK Cabinet Office to look at how the country’s ministerial code of conduct can be tightened in the wake of one of her minister’s meetings in Israel not being disclosed through the usual channels.

  • UK facing intense Islamist terrorist threat: MI5 chief

    London: The UK is contending with an “intense” terrorist threat from Islamist extremists with as many as 20 attacks foiled in the past four years, Security Service MI5 chief Andrew Parker has said.

  • Newcastle United up for sale

     London : English Premier League (EPL) club Newcastle United F.C. has been put up for sale, the owner St. James Holdings Limited confirmed.

  • Hate crime surge in UK after Brexit, terror attacks

    London: The UK has registered a 29 per cent surge in hate crimes in the wake of Brexit and terrorist attacks in the country, according to new Home Office figures released today. There were 80,393 offences in 2016-17, compared with 62,518 in 2015-16, the largest increase since the UK Home Office began recording figures in 2011-12.

  • Kingfisher probe: Officials, directors under govt radar

    Mumbai : The role of bank executives, directors and government officials has come under the scanner for alleged violations at the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines as multi-agency probes against fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya gather steam, regulatory and banking sources said. With the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) submitting a detailed report on the misdoings at Kingfisher Airlines, which went belly up in 2012, the government, regulators and banks are set to initiate

  • Theme-based pujas to recreate US,UK in 2017 Durga Puja pandals

    Kolkata: Thanks to globalisation, some leading theme-based puja committees are all set to showcase a slice of the US and UK in the Durga Puja pandals. Iconic landmarks of the US will be recreated in a unique collage at the ‘Badamtala Asar Sangha’ puja in south Kolkata where the goddess will be placed in a hall resembling a banquet hall, which will be surrounded with replicas made of steel and wood, puja

  • WOW! Salman Khan honoured with Noble Diversity Award in United Kingdom

    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was honoured with the Noble Diversity award by United Kingdom’s member of parliament Keith Vaz in London today. Salman also visited the British Parliament. Talking exclusively to Bollywood Hungama’s Faridoon Shahryar, Salman Khan said, “It’s a great honour. There is a big Asian population here in UK and I’m grateful to my fans.”

  • Beware, exoplanets are observing the earth!

    London : In a bid to find how alien observers might be able to detect Earth, scientists have found that at least nine exoplanets are ideally placed to observe the transits of our world.

  • Iconic Yellow Pages to cease printing in UK

    London : The iconic telephone directory – Yellow Pages – will publish its final print next year, more than fifty years after it was launched in 1966 in the UK.

  • Indian-origin boy gets top score in Mensa IQ

    London : A 13-year-old Indian-origin boy in the UK has got the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, placing him in the top one per cent people in the world who achieved this feat.

  • Hundreds hospitalised after mystery “mist” in UK

    London: More than 130 people have been hospitalised in the UK after they complained of breathing difficulties following a suspected chemical leak along the country’s south-east East Sussex coast. Birling Gap beach had to be evacuated yesterday after people reported breathing difficulties, stinging eyes and vomiting when a mystery “mist” appeared.

  • Dawood on UK asset freeze list with 3 Pak addresses

    London : India’s most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim remains the only “Indian national” on an updated list of financial sanctions released by the UK which also listed 21 aliases for the underworld don.

  • Big Ben falls silent for 4-year-long repairs

    London : London’s iconic Big Ben fell silent on Monday for four years of essential renovation with final 12 bongs, as chimes from one of the world’s most famous clock towers were cheered by a crowd of over a thousand people.