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UK's First Woman MP Deletes Tweet On Golden Temple Mob Lynching Mentioning 'Hindu Terrorist'

Dec 21, 2021 PTI

Uk's first woman Sikh Parliamentarian Preet Kaur Gill deleted her tweet on the Golden Temple sacrilege incident which said, 'Hindu terrorist prevented from an act of violence at the Sikh Holy shrine of Harminder Sahib (Golden Temple) against Sikhs.'

Super Mutant Covid Variant Will Reduce Vaccine's Efficacy To 40%

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The new "super mutant" Covid variant has more transmissible capability than the Delta variant and the vaccines that the world currently have may be significantly less effective against it.


Covid-19 Research: Air Filters Can Remove Air Borne Coronavirus From In Hospitals

Researchers at the University of Cambridge in the UK found out that air filter machines, when placed in Covid-19 wards, removed almost all traces of the airborne virus.

UK Court Convicts Indian Origin Man For Murdering Wife

Nov 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Anil Gill, a 47 year old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a UK court for murdering his 43 year old wife.


UK To Add Covaxin To List Of Approved Covid-19 Vaccines For International Travellers

After the World Health Organization (WHO) listed Bharat Biotech's Covaxin in Emergency use, the UK government will now list it in its list of approved vaccines for Covid-19, the British High Commissioner said.

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02 November, 2021

Leaders Representing More Than 85% World's Forests Have Committed To End Deforestation: UK

Associated Press (AP)

United Kingdom said that it has garnered support from more than 100 world leaders representing over 85 per cent of the world's forest cover to put an end to deforestation.


27 October, 2021

Julian Assange Extradition: US Preparing To Appeal UK's Refusal

Outlook Web Desk

A lower court in the UK in January refused American request to extradite whistleblower Julian Assange on spying charges over WikiLeaks' publication of secret military documents a decade ago.


11 October, 2021

PM Modi And UK PM Boris Johnson Discuss Afghanistan, Vaccine Issues

Outlook Web Desk

The telephonic conversation between both the leaders came four days after UK announced fully vaccinated Indians will not require to undergo mandatory quarantine.


11 October, 2021

UK Police Won't Take Further Action In Prince Andrew's Sexual Assault Of Minor Case

Associated Press (AP)

Virginia Giuffre, sued Queen Elizabeth's second son, Prince Andrew. She claimed that she was trafficked by convict Jeffrey Epstein to have sex with Andrew in London when she was 17 and a minor under US Law.


07 October, 2021

17th Century Mughal Era Gemstones From India To Go Under Auction In London

Outlook Web Desk

The gemstones including diamond and emerald will go on display at Sotheby’s London from October 22 in the lead up to their auction on October 27.


02 October, 2021

Countries On Vaccine Eligibility List Under 'Constant Review', Say UK Govt Sources After India’s Reciprocal Action

Outlook Web Desk

The British government is yet to officially respond to India’s plans to impose quarantine restrictions on vaccinated British travellers from Monday, in a retaliatory move against India not being recognised on a list of 18 vaccine-eligible countries.


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23 September, 2021

From Richard Madden To Idris Elba: Who Will Replace Daniel Craig As The Next James Bond?

Outlook Web Bureau

While the release of Daniel Craig's final outing as James Bond in 'No Time To Die' is just around the corner, here's a look at some of the most popular names who are in contention to replace him as the next 007.


23 September, 2021

Covishield Certificate Recognition: UK Says, Working On 'Phased Approach' With India

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also raised the issue of 'mutual recognition of vaccine certificates' in the Global COVID Summit.


19 September, 2021

'Sex Education' Season 3 Review: It Gets Even Better!

Samarth Goyal

The third season of 'Sex Education' is bold, and addresses many other issues than a bunch of teenagers grappling with issues as they go through puberty. Not that it isn’t important or ignored in the show at all!


13 September, 2021

UK Tests Revolutionary 'Quick And Simple' Blood Test For Detecting Early Stage Cancers

Outlook Web Desk

The Galleri™ test, pioneered by healthcare company GRAIL is a revolutionary step towards diagnosing cancer. Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) on Monday launched the world’s largest trial of the revolutionary new test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear.


31 August, 2021

Priyanka Chopra Cried When She Went To Work For The First Time After A Gap Of Six Months

Outlook Web Bureau

In an interview, Priyanka Chopra recalled breaking down into tears on her flight to Germany, where she was shooting for the fourth instalment in the ‘Matrix’ film franchise.


28 August, 2021

Baby Girl Born On Afghan Evacuee Flight, Named Havva

Associated Press (AP)

Shortly after the plane took off on Friday night, the woman's labour pains started and crew members stepped in to deliver the child.


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22 August, 2021

UK Rolls Out Free Home Antibody Tests For Covid Positive Persons

Outlook Web Bureau

Under the new scheme, anyone aged over 18 will be able to opt in to take part when booking a PCR Covid-19 test through NHS Test and Trace system.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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