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UK PM Boris Johnson postpones India visit amid Covid crisis, speaks to Modi

January 05, 2021
UK PM Boris Johnson postpones India visit amid Covid crisis, speaks to Modi

New Delhi: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning to express his regret that he will be unable to visit India later this month as planned, said a statement released by British Prime Minister's office, 10 Downing Street. The statement said, 'In light of the national lockdown announcement last night, and the speed at which the new coronavirus variant is spreading, the Prime Minister said that it was important for him to remain in the UK so he can...Read More

4 cases off Mutant Covid Strain detected in Gujarat

January 02, 2021
4 cases off Mutant Covid Strain detected in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Four cases of the highly contagious mutant strain of the coronavirus have been detected in Gujarat, State Health Ministry has informed. Those affected by the strain - first found in the United Kingdom - had arrived in Gujarat from UK. Their screening was done at the airport and samples were sent to National Institute of Virology in Pune. All four are kept in Amdavad Municipal Corproration (AMC) run Covid hospital at Sardar Patel institute under strict protocol, as new strain is high...Read More

Rupani’s daughter, son-in-law arrive in Gujarat from U.K; tested negative for Covid

December 27, 2020
Rupani’s daughter, son-in-law arrive in Gujarat from U.K; tested negative for Covid

Gandhinagar: 1,720 persons arrived in Gujarat from European countries including United Kingdom during December 9-23. Out of them 11 were tested positive for Covid19, including four from Ahmedabad, two each from Vadodara, Anand, Bharuch, and one from Valsad. All are under observation, said the state officials on Sunday The samples of these 11 persons have been sent for further investigation to Pune and Gandhinagar to ascertain whether the new strain was present. Results of genome study will be...Read More

Four passengers from UK tested COVID19 positive at SVPI airport in Gujarat

December 22, 2020
Four passengers from UK tested COVID19 positive at SVPI airport in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Four passengers of those who arrived by Vande Bharat flight AI1172 from London to Ahmedabad at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here, tested COVID19 positive. There were total 275 persons in the flight. Those detected positive have been shifted to AMC run SVP Hospital for treatment. Amid mutant strain, considering the prevailing situation in the UK, Indian govt has decided that all flights originating from the UK to India shall be temporarily suspended till 11:59 pm, 31s...Read More

British University to open a new University in Gujarat; Agreement signed

December 16, 2020
British University to open a new University in Gujarat; Agreement signed

New Delhi: An agreement has been signed between the University of Edinburgh & Gujarat to open a new biotechnology university in Gujarat in July 2021. According to the statement released by foreign office of United Kingdom (UK) regarding the visit of British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to India, 'the foreign secretary welcomed the signing of a new agreement between the University of Edinburgh and the Indian State of Gujarat to open a new biotechnology university in Gujarat in July 2021. Thi...Read More

India vs England: Motera Stadium to host day/night test match and 5 T20Is in February 2021

December 10, 2020
India vs England: Motera Stadium to host day/night test match and 5 T20Is in February 2021

Motera: The newly-built Sardar Vallabhbhai Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the day/night pink-ball Test between India and England during February 24-28 next year. This will be the first international cricket match to be played in the world's largest cricket stadium. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah made this announcement today while inaugurating the GCA (Gujarat Cricket Association) indoor academy for young cricketers. BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly had earlie...Read More

World leaders extend birthday wishes to PM Modi

September 17, 2020
World leaders extend birthday wishes to PM Modi

New Delhi: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday extended his “very best wishes” to Narendra Modi on the latter’s 70th birthday, adding that he hoped to meet the Indian Prime Minister in the near future. I would like to extend best wishes and a very happy 70th birthday to the Prime Minister of India, @narendramodi. Many happy returns to a GREAT LEADER and loyal friend! pic.twitter.com/CWlVkHk16X— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 17, 2020 Johnson, who has...Read More

Vijaynagar period stolen murtis of Ram, Sita, Lakshman returned to India by UK

September 16, 2020
Vijaynagar period stolen murtis of Ram, Sita, Lakshman returned to India by UK

Chennai: Three murtis of Ram, Sita and Lakshman, belonging to Vijayanagara period, stolen from Vishnu Temple at Nagapattinam in 1978, have been recovered by High Commission of India, London with support of Metropolitan Police. They have been restored to Government of Tamil Nadu in presence of Union Minister for Culture & Tourism Prahlad Patel today, said High Commissioner of India in London today. The murtis were stolen 40 years ago. They are 3-ft tall. Tourism minister Prahlad Patel said th...Read More

PM Modi speaks to UK PM Boris

December 19, 2019
PM Modi speaks to UK PM Boris

New Delhi:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi congratulated Mr. Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) over telephone on his electoral victory in the recently concluded elections in UK. The Prime Minister conveyed to Mr. Johnson that his re-election as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom reflected the faith reposed by the people of UK in him and the Conservative Party. Conveying the good wishes on behalf of the people of India and on his own behalf, the Prime Minister expr...Read More

British PM Boris Johnson visits Hindu temple in London ahead of Dec. 12 polling

December 09, 2019
British PM Boris Johnson visits Hindu temple in London ahead of Dec. 12 polling

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson with his partner Carrie Symonds visit Hindu temple in London ahead of the December 12 election. The 1.5 million-strong Indian community in Britain has increasingly gravitated towards the Conservative party. Prime Minister Boris in his speech said: I know PM Modi is building a new India and, we in UK govt will support him fully in his endeavor. British Indians have played a vital role in helping Conservatives win elections. When I told Narend...Read More