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Great Britain’s first Indian Syrian Catholic Bishop ordained in front of 12,000-strong crowd at Preston

Great Britain’s first Indian Syrian Catholic Bishop ordained in front of 12,000-strong crowd at Preston

Preston: Right Reverend Dr Joseph Srampickal who was appointed by Pope Francis as the first Bishop of the Syro Malabar Eparchy (Diocese) of Great Britain was consecrated and enthroned as…

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74 Muhammad Ali, the boxing and most significant heavy weight champion is no more. Muhammad Ali, who suffered from Parkinson’s disease was one of…

Britain to hold EU referendum on 23rd June

Britain to hold EU referendum on 23rd June

The United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, also known as the EU referendum, is scheduled to take place in the United Kingdom and Gibraltar on 23 June 2016. Membership of…

Three-way claim for Koh-i-Noor diamond: Pakistan lawyer starts new battle over the iconic diamond

Three-way claim for Koh-i-Noor diamond: Pakistan lawyer starts new battle over the iconic diamond

India has long laid claim to the world famous Koh-i-Noor diamond, which was acquired by Britain in 1849 when the East India Company annexed the region of Punjab. However, a…

India successfully launches 5th navigation satellite: gets closer to ‘Desi-GPS’

India successfully launches 5th navigation satellite: gets closer to ‘Desi-GPS’

To the joy of ISRO scientists in Sriharikota, the fifth navigation satellite IRNSS-1E (on-board, the workhorse PSLV-C31) was successfully launched. India is now just one step away to be on…

After US, UK increases visa fees: firms in UK hiring non-European workers to face £1000 per employee!

After US, UK increases visa fees: firms in UK hiring non-European workers to face £1000 per employee!

In a move to curb immigration, the UK government is soon to introduce a £1000 annual surcharge per non- European employee hired by a UK company. Large IT sector companies…

US notifies increase in H1B and L1 Visa Fee: Indian IT firms to be affected severely

US notifies increase in H1B and L1 Visa Fee: Indian IT firms to be affected severely

The US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced that an additional fee upto $4000-$4500 will be charged for certain categories like the popular H-1B and L-1 visas after December 18th,…

Indian government may soon introduce Aadhar cards for NRIs

Indian government may soon introduce Aadhar cards for NRIs

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj announced that the Indian government is considering to provide Aadhar cards to NRIs and confirmed that a decision will be taken very soon. She said…

British-Indian employment minister Priti Patel visits India to celebrate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

British-Indian employment minister Priti Patel visits India to celebrate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Britain’s minister of employment, Priti Patel, will start a three-day visit to India on 7 January, during which she is expected to take part in an awards ceremony that celebrates…

Indian-origin cancer researcher Harpal Singh Kumar knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

Indian-origin cancer researcher Harpal Singh Kumar knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

An Indian-origin cancer research expert Harpal Singh Kumar on 31 December 2015 received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his influential work on prevention and treatment of cancer. Singh’s…

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