UK Issues Statement Regarding Attack On Indian High Commission
The UK will review the security at the Indian High Commission here following "unacceptable" acts of violence by pro-Khalistan protesters, said Foreign Secretary James Cleverly. Concerned about such incidents, the UK Government warned of strict action and said, they have taken these matters "very seriously" and would "robustly" respond to such incidents. They would also adapt changes needed to ensure the security of the mission's staff.
Tags: uk government, indian high commission, Khalistani, Attack, India-UK
Courtesy: Zee News India
Tricolour Pulling Down Incident In London Raises Concerns, Leading Protest
The incident of pulling down of the tricolour national flag at the national high commission created indifference between the British and the Indian governments. Despite a clear warning and inputs from the Indian government regarding the Khalistani's planned act, the British Government failed to provide security to Indians, residing in London, raising concerns. The tricolour incident which created rage amongst Indians may cause repercussions… read-more
Tags: National Flag, security issues, Khalistanis, uk government, Narendra Modi
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
HSBC Buys SVB Arms Securing Deposit Of UK Customers
The British government on Monday said it had facilitated a private sale of the UK arm of the collapsed Silicon Valley Bank to HSBC Holdings Plc's 'ring-fenced subsidiary'. With this deal, the Bank of England would help for 1 pound sterling, or around Rs 99. The deal is not expected to impact HSBC's global balance sheet but will sharpen exposure in its home market, securing 3,000 SVB UK customer's deposit.
Tags: HSBC, uk government, Silicon Valley Bank, business
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
UK Government Approves Todd Boehly's Takeover Of Chelsea Football Club
The UK government has approved Todd Boehly's proposed purchase of Chelsea Football Club. Nadine Dorries, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport, revealed she had given a license allowing the agreement on May 24, shortly after it was approved by Premier League. In early March, he put the London club up for sale following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which Moscow refers to as a "special military operation."
Tags: Chelsea, Football, uk government, Todd Boehly, Premier league
Courtesy: News 18
110 Million Pfizer Moderna Doses Ordered For Two Years: UK PM Boris Johnson
The United Kingdom PM Boris Johnson, on December 2, confirmed to have ordered 110 million doses of Pfizer Moderna, vaccine against Covid-19. "Today UK ordered 114 million more Pfizer and Moderna vaccine for next two years, future proofing out lifesaving vaccine program," Ssaid Johnson. In the UK, a total of 27% of the population took booster shots, 76% took first dose and 69% received two doses.
Tags: UK Prime Minister, Pfizer Moderna, Covid-19, PM Boris Johnson, uk government
Courtesy: United News Of India
Boris Johnson Govt Criticised Of Being 'Willfully Negligent': COVID-19
Boris Johnson administration was accused by the British Medical Association (BMA) of being "willfully negligent" in dealing with coronavirus outbreak. The association said on October 20 the government took “its a foot off the brake, giving the impression that the pandemic is behind us and that life has returned to normal.” The statements came after Downing Street declined to implement further mitigation measures, claiming that infections were… read-more
Tags: United Kingdom, UK PM Boris Johnson, Covid-19, uk government
Courtesy: Republic World