After two years of legal battle, London's Westminster Magistrates' court has ruled that fugitive economic offender Nirav Modi can be extradited to India. Moreover, the court accepted Nirav's involvement in a $2 billion PNB scam and India's argument of him tampering evidence and intimidating witnesses. However, the ruling is yet to be approved by the UK Home Secretary. Currently in London prison, Nirav will be imprisoned in Mumbai's Arthur… read-more
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Bengaluru has become the only Indian city to get listed in the top 30 global cities of the future ranking, in the global economy and FDI, released by Knight & Frank. The experts opined that besides intervention of infrastructural and policy measures, the ecosystem of giants and startups in the city propelled it to the feat. While Bengaluru ranked 13th, Singapore bagged the first position for fourth consecutive time, followed by London and… read-more
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Since 2016, Bengaluru has been emerging as the fastest growing technology hub in the world revealed a study by dealroom.co. Reportedly, the city overtook London, Berlin, Munich and Paris in the global rankings. The city's investments also raised 5.4 times in four years from $0.7 billion (2016) to $7.2 billion (2020). Besides, Mumbai - the economic capital of India - has been ranked sixth on the list.
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Five passengers who travelled from London to Delhi on December 21 have tested positive for coronavirus. A COVID-19 Nodal officer at the Delhi airport stated patients have been admitted to care-centers while their samples have been sent to National Centre for Disease Control. Although an increased skepticism of mutant coronavirus is prevalent, virology experts have denied finding the new… read-more
Patanjali-claimed COVID-19 remedy 'Coronil' was found to be available for sale in stores in London. Reportedly, the medicine was being sold primarily in Asian areas without UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency's (MHRA) approval. Moreover, advertising rules in UK bars 'Coronil' to be called as immunity booster or any reference related to the COVID-19 complications. Referring to the issue, MHRA said it will take "appropriate… read-more
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British-Indian political journalist and author Anita Anand's book 'The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj', has won a prestigious history-literary prize in the United Kingdom. The book, published in 2019, is about freedom fighter Udham Singh who assassinated General Dyre, the planner of the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre. The judges showered… read-more
For violating COVID-19 guidelines by protesting in groups during the pandemic, 155 people have been arrested by the London Police. The group named 'Save Our Rights UK' has protested against the lockdown and stay-at-home guidelines on November 28, which are extended till December 2 by the London Government. The arrests have been made on the grounds of assaulting a police officer, carrying drugs, and for violating the COVID-19 precautionary… read-more
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A man of Indian descent, Shanil Patel has been arrested for allegedly murdering his mother Hansa Patil's. Reportedly, the 31-year-old accused had been presented at the Wimbledon Magistrates' Court in London on November 27. Earlier on November 25, when Hansa was reported dead with a head injury, Shanil was arrested soon at his residence in Greenford. Moreover, police have been deployed in the residential area to investigate the murder.
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Star Chef Gordon Ramsay will be launching his new restaurant in London's Harrod which will serve one of the costliest burgers in the world. As per reports, the chef's special burger costs roughly Rs 7,000, which will be prepared with "UK’s best cuts of meat", truffle pecorino cheese, cep-mayonnaise, and black truffle. While introducing it, Ramsay said, “Trust me, this is going to be a burger experience like no other."
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In the ATP Finals event, Rafael Nadal faced a rare upset against Austria's Dominic Thiem. The Austrian defeated the Spaniard 7-6(7), 7-6(4) in the group stage. After the victory, Thiem said, "It was a great match from the first to the last point." However, Nadal still has a chance to qualify for the knock-out stage. Thiem had a successful year as he has already won the US Open tournament.
Courtesy: The Times of India