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Cobra creates Queen’s portrait using just beer and spices


May 29th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Cobra Beer has created a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II using just beer and spices to commemorate the British head of state's diamond jubilee celebration next ... Read more...

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Cobra beer to add froth at British queen’s diamond jubilee event


April 18th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Cobra Beer, run by Indian origin entrepreneur Lord Karan Bilimoria, has been chosen as the sole supplier of beer for British Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee ... Read more...

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Tax law change ’scaring’ overseas investors: Karan Bilimoria (Interview)


April 15th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Indian government's move to amend a law retrospectively to tax global merger and acquisition transactions involving Indian assets is "scaring" foreign investors and ... Read more...

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Initiative to strengthen investment between India, Britain


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A new initiative to strengthen investment links between established Indian companies and British small and medium enterprises (SMEs) focussed on technology was launched here Monday.British ... Read more...

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Singhania, Mittal take over top posts in ICC India


March 25th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Harsh Pati Singhania, managing director, J.K. Paper Ltd and Rajan Bharti Mittal, vice chairman and managing director of Bharti Enterprises, have taken over as ... Read more...

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Awards announced for India-Britain research


November 15th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) Tuesday declared a total of 161 awards for 2011-12 for joint research and education initiatives between the two ... Read more...

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UKIBC in talks with Indian corporates to train staff


September 12th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) is in talks with Mahindra and Mahindra, Hero, Mittal group of companies and Kolkata-headquartered Globsyn among others to provide skill ... Read more...

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Indian delegation to visit UK for expanding trade ties


June 27th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A business delegation from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will visit Britain this week for talks with top government officials on deepening trade ... Read more...

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British PM hosts India-UK business forum


February 4th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) The UK-India forum was "fantastically important", said British Prime Minister David Cameron, who hosted the first meeting of the CEOs grouping at Downing Street and discussed ways ... Read more...

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UK Business Secretary meets Anand Sharma


January 19th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): United Kingdom Business Secretary Vince Cable met Commerce Minister Anand Sharma for the Joint Economic and Trade Committee meeting here on Wednesday.Cable is leading a business ... Read more...

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British business minister on way, infrastructure deals on cards


January 14th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Britain is set to make a renewed pitch for making greater investment in India's infrastructure sector which requires $1-2 trillion over the next few years when ... Read more...

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British defence secretary to visit India Nov 22-23


November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) British Defence Secretary Liam Fox will visit India Nov 22-23 to take forward the broad-based cooperation in the defence sector envisaged by the prime ministers of ... Read more...

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British minister on week-long India tour


November 11th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) British Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts arrived here Thursday on a week-long visit to India, during which he will attend various education seminars and also ... Read more...

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Prince Charles discusses climate change with industrialists in Delhi


October 4th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.4 (ANI): The visiting Prince of Wales, Prince Charles met various Indian industrialists here on Monday and discussed climate change with the corporate heads during a Business and Leadership Symposium.During ... Read more...

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Pearl Academy of Fashion grabs a trio of projects under UKIERI


September 24th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF), the leader in Indian fashion and design institute has been awarded a trio of projects under UKIERI (that expands to UK-India Education ... Read more...

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England Chef de Mission describes CWG accomodation as ‘dangerous’


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London/New Delhi, Sept.23 (ANI): Craig Hunter, England's Chef de Mission for the XIXth Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi from October 3 to 14, has described some of the accommodation ... Read more...

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Immigration policy not to put barriers: Britain


August 25th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) British Immigration Minister Damian Green said Wednesday that his country has no plans to erect barriers and close doors on Indians in its efforts to ... Read more...

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British immigration minister to visit India


August 22nd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) British Immigration Minister Damian Green will begin his first visit to India Monday. The three-day visit will focus on what Britain's immigration policy means for Indian ... Read more...

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S.M.Krishna apprises Lok Sabha of British PM’s visit


August 18th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.18 (ANI): Minister for External Affairs S.M.Krishna on Wednesday apprised the Lok Sabha of the visit of British Prime Minister David Cameron to India undertaken between July 27-29, 2010. ... Read more...

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Common ground takes India, Britain ties to new level (Roundup)


July 30th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Joining hands against terror sourced in Pakistan, India and Britain Thursday resolved to intensify their counter-terror cooperation and ramp up economic and cultural ties to a ... Read more...

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India, U.K. CEOs forum to be set up


July 29th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): India and the United Kingdom on Thursday agreed to set up an India-UK CEOs Forum and an India-UK Infrastructure Group besides working to double up bilateral ... Read more...

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UKIBC appoints new chief executive


July 29th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Richard Heald has been appointed the new chief executive of the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) that networks businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals of the two countries. Heald ... Read more...

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India-UK to enhance collaboration between ‘judicial and legal systems’


July 11th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11(ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Dr.M.Veerappa Moily has met British Secretary of State for Justice, Kenneth Clarke to enhance relationships between the two countries in all spheres, including ... Read more...

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Moily conferred ‘Next Step Foundation 2010′ award


July 11th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister M Veerappa Moily has been conferred the 'Next Step Foundation 2010' award for his outstanding contribution to International Legal Co-operation.The Deputy ... Read more...

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‘Green’ cement made from rice may help tackle global warming


April 13th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): With the increasing rise in the Earth's average temperature, scientists are hoping to tackle the problem of global warming by creating a new environmentally friendly cement using waste ... Read more...

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After Headley, Tiger Hanif to be test case for UK-India extradition


March 24th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 24 (IANS) Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram left for home Tuesday after meeting key British ministers days before a British judge is to rule on India's request to ... Read more...

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Britain, India to work on low-carbon ideas: Prince Andrew


March 12th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) British academia and industry will work with India to develop new low-carbon initiatives in the manufacturing sector, Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth of Britain, said ... Read more...

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Don’t want to remember bad things of colonial rule: British minister


February 16th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) "Life has come full circle" with the re-launching of the colonial East India Company under its new Indian owner, British Minister Pat McFadden said Tuesday. "Yes, I have also ... Read more...

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Pune blast advisory will not affect tourist flow: Britain


February 16th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) Britain Tuesday "strongly condemned" all terror attacks, as well as the Pune bombing, but said its travel advisory in the aftermath of the blast would not have an ... Read more...

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British leader calls for ’special relationship’ with India (Lead)


February 5th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 5 (IANS) British opposition leader David Cameron, bidding to become the next prime minister of his country, Friday called for building a "special relationship" between India and ... Read more...

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India top of my foreign agenda: British opposition leader


February 5th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Opposition leader David Cameron, bidding to become the next prime minister of Britain, put bettering relations with India on the top of his international agenda. Cameron Friday described the ... Read more...

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India, Britain agree on civil n-deal


February 4th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) India and Britain Thursday agreed on the text of a civil nuclear cooperation deal that is likely to be signed soon. The agreement came after a meeting between Britain's ... Read more...

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‘Move from regional grouping to global partnerships’


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) A strong pitch for multilateralism was made by speakers from Africa, European Union and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) at the 16th edition of Partnership Summit ... Read more...

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20 films in IFFI’s international competition section


November 6th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 6 (IANS) Twenty movies have been chosen for the international competition section while eight films will be screened in the Indian premieres category at the 40th International Film Festival of ... Read more...

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President Patil leaves Britain after three-day visit


October 29th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil left London Thursday after a three-day state visit to Britain, the first by an Indian president in nearly 20 years. Patil left for Cyprus where ... Read more...

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