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UK imposes strict control over import of Indian spices

UK imposes strict control over import of Indian spices London, 16 May (HS): The United Kingdom has imposed strict control measures on all spices imported from India. The action follows in the wake of an allegation of contamination against two Indian brands exporting spices.Earlier, Hong Kong stopped sales...
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2 Indian-origin men jailed for 34 years in UK for drug smuggling

2 Indian-origin men jailed for 34 years in UK for drug smuggling London, Dec 20 (IANS) Two Indian-origin men have been sentenced to prison in the UK for smuggling cocaine, cannabis and cigarettes into the country hidden in shipments of perishable goods. Anand Tripathi (61) and Varun Bhardwaj (39) were both sentenced...
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UK teen arrested for attacking elderly Sikh in hate crime incident

UK teen arrested for attacking elderly Sikh in hate crime incident London, Dec 11 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a hate crime incident in which an elderly Sikh was beaten by a group of teenage boys in a town in south east England. The boy, arrested...
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Indian-origin gangster gets jail for drug trafficking in UK

Indian-origin gangster gets jail for drug trafficking in UK London, Dec 10 (IANS) A 34-year-old Indian-origin man and three others, who smuggled drugs from the Netherlands to the UK and Ireland, have been sentenced to a total of more than 53 years in prison after a National Crime Agency...
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Missing Indian student found dead on riverbank in UK

Missing Indian student found dead on riverbank in UK London, Dec 1 (IANS) A 23-year-old Indian student, who moved to the UK from India on September 19, was found dead on the bank of Thames river, four days after being reported missing by his family. Mitkumar Patel's body was...
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British Sikh 'barred from Birmingham jury service' for carrying kirpan

British Sikh 'barred from Birmingham jury service' for carrying kirpan London, Nov 6 (IANS) A British Sikh, who was summoned to serve as a juror at a crown court, has said that a security guard did not let him in due to his kirpan -- a religious dagger which has...
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UK surgeons perform combined C-sec, ovarian cancer surgery on 4 women

UK surgeons perform combined C-sec, ovarian cancer surgery on 4 women London, Nov 5 (IANS) In a groundbreaking medical procedure, four women in the UK successfully underwent a combined surgery, in which they gave birth by caesarean section (C-sec) and at the same time had surgery to reduce their risk of...
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Elderly Sikh who murdered his wife in London jailed for 15 years

Elderly Sikh who murdered his wife in London jailed for 15 years London, Nov 2 (IANS) A 79-year-old Sikh man has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum of 15 years after murdering his wife with a wooden rounders bat at their home in east London in May this year. Tarsame...
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Trust, Growth, and Legacy: Tarun Ghulati may soon become the first London Mayor of Indian origin after Rishi Sunak became the first UK Prime Minister with Indian roots

Trust, Growth, and Legacy: Tarun Ghulati may soon become the first London Mayor of Indian origin after Rishi Sunak became the first UK Prime Minister with Indian roots Tarun Ghulati Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 28: Tarun Ghulati, a proud Hindu with deep Sanatan roots cultivated during his years in India, is making an independent run for the position of Mayor of London. His candidacy is expected to...
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International 

Hamas leader called a 'mastermind' lives in London, is UK national

Hamas leader called a 'mastermind' lives in London, is UK national London, Oct 22 (IANS) An apparently fairly important leader of the Palestinian militant group Hamas, Muhammad Qassem Sawalha, lives in London in a flat he bought from the local Barnet Council. This was disclosed in a sensational headline story in...
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Indian-origin man jailed for sexually assaulting woman in UK

Indian-origin man jailed for sexually assaulting woman in UK London, Oct 16 (IANS) A 39-year-old Indian-origin man in the UK has been jailed for 16 weeks and placed on the sex offenders register for seven years after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman on a train in...
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Indian woman becomes British High Commissioner for a day

Indian woman becomes British High Commissioner for a day New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) To mark the International Day of the Girl Child, 21-year-old Shreya Dharmarajan from Chennai was appointed the British High Commissioner to India for a day. The annual ‘High Commissioner for a Day’ competition provides an...
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