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Student loan penalty plan abandoned in UK


February 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A controversial measure by the UK government to punish students who pay off their student loans early has been abandoned, several media outlets report. The government was ... Read more...

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Britain to launch campaign for more exports to Asia


December 8th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Britain will soon launch a campaign to encourage more British companies to export to Asia's emerging markets, including India, the Foreign Office said.As part of the ... Read more...

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British defence firm axes 3,000 jobs


September 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Britain-based defence firm BAE Systems will cut almost 3,000 jobs in the country, a media report said Tuesday.In a statement, BAE said the decision to cut ... Read more...

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CD ripping about to be legal in UK


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After so much protests, the UK government is finally making reforms to the country’s copyright laws to make the transfer of media from CD to other devices ... 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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One in eight people in UK foreign born


April 15th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): The Office for National Statistics in its latest report has said that almost one in eight people living in the UK is foreign born.The proportion of the ... Read more...

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Brit security experts raise concern over Huawei’s links to Chinese military


March 6th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): US officials have raised concerns about Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, a former member of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Security, after British Business Secretary Vince Cable backed a ... Read more...

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UK to let in 20,000 skilled Indians yearly bypassing government’s new immigration caps


February 20th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Britain would reportedly allow thousands of Indians to enter the country every year under a European Union (EU) trade deal.The multibillion-pound EU India Free Trade Agreement, ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton would please Prince Charles with alternative new role


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): The Prince of Wales, who has been slammed for his passionate advocacy of alternative health treatments, may have found a kindred spirit in his prospective daughter-in-law, Kate ... Read more...

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India to set up vibrant bond market: Mukherjee


January 19th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India plans to develop a vibrant bond market to facilitate infrastructure financing, as the source of nearly one-third of the targeted $1 trillion investment in the ... 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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Vodafone tax row will be settled amicably: Britain


January 19th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The British government is hopeful that the three-year old dispute of Vodafone's joint venture in India involving a tax claim of over Rs.11,000 crore ($2.5 billion) will ... Read more...

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NHAI, UKTI sign agreement for trade, investment in ‘Roads and Highways Sector’


January 18th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTI) have signed an agreement on cooperation for trade and investment in the ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat’s wife in hiding in Britain?


January 16th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) The wife of high-ranking Indian diplomat Anil Verma, who is accused of beating her at their official residence in London, has gone into hiding with the couple's five-year-old ... Read more...

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Beaten Indian diplomat’s wife goes into hiding with son over fears for safety


January 16th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.16 (ANI): An Indian diplomat's wife, who was recently a victim of domestic violence, has gone into hiding with her son over fears that their lives are in danger.Paromita Verma, the ... 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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Murdoch waits for Ofcom report on BSkyB deal


December 31st, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 31 (ANI): Media baron Rupert Murdoch and his News Corporation are reported to be waiting anxiously for media regulator Ofcom to rule on whether his proposed eight billion pound buyout ... Read more...

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Three police officers injured as violence erupts in London protests


December 10th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Three police officers were seriously injured after violence erupted on Thursday in London’s Parliament Square as students continue protests over university tuition fees.Police forces and thousands of British ... Read more...

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Bank Of England Reveals That The Overdraft Charges Have Touched Down At A Record 19%


December 7th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The clientele of the U.K. banks are being harassed by the hugest overdraft charges since the records commenced, as per the revealed statistics of the ... Read more...

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British deputy PM Clegg ‘plotted to ditch tuition fees pledge’


November 13th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was secretly plotting to ditch his pledge to axe tuition fee hike two months before the election, a media report said ... Read more...

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British PM wears poppy despite China’s objection


November 10th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron wore a poppy emblem on his lapel at his reception in Beijing despite objections from China which equates the flower with its ... Read more...

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Highly-skilled migrants in UK ending up ‘in fast food restaurant jobs’


November 6th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May has said that too many highly-skilled migrants end up working in low-level jobs and "high street fried chicken restaurants."Speaking on immigration, May ... Read more...

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European Union set to open doors to Indian migrants


October 26th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 26 (ANI): There is good news for Indian immigrants wanting to settle down in European countries.According to The Sun, a secret agreement has been reached between the Indian Government ... Read more...

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Cambridge University May Become Private In Order To Increase Funds


October 18th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cambridge University may become private. The move will allow the university to charge higher student fees to make up for the loss of taxpayer funding. The ... Read more...

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Cambridge University ‘May Go Private’ In Order To Compete With The Top Universities Of America


October 18th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Cambridge University, one of the hallmarks of educational institutions, may have to relinquish government control in the near future. The university will have ... Read more...

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EU-India “free trade agreement” will allow flood of Indian skilled workers into Britain


October 9th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A new European Union trade deal with India, which is scheduled to be signed in December, would reportedly allow thousands of Indian workers to enter Britain.According to ... Read more...

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UK minister wants unemployed Brit youths to be sent to India


September 19th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): British Cabinet Minister Vince Cable has stirred controversy by suggesting that unemployed young Britons should be sent to India to find work, and jokingly added, that he ... Read more...

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‘Britain should recognise re-emerging India’


August 1st, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Britain needs to recognise the oppor­tunities presented by a re-emerging India, Business Secretary Vince Cable says, while reflecting on his visit to India as part of Prime ... Read more...

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Cameron leads Britain’s open offer to partner India Inc (Roundup-Business)


July 29th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Saying he sought the "brightest and best from India", Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday led a renewed British drive to ride the Indian economic growth with ... Read more...

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Government wants British firms to invest in infra projects


July 29th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Indian government has asked British infrastructure and consulting companies to invest in infrastructure projects, Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath said Thursday. "We are looking ... Read more...

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British firms ink multi-million pound deals in India


July 29th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Visiting British Business Secretary Vince Cable Thursday announced a series of multi-million pound deals signed between British and Indian firms. The deals spanning sectors like infrastructure, high-technology ... Read more...

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JCB launches its 100,000th machine manufactured in India


July 29th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath and visiting British Business Secretary Vince Cable Thursday unveiled the 100,000th excavator manufactured by construction equipment maker J.C. Bamford ... Read more...

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Britain to ease nuclear trade with India


July 28th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) Britain is gearing up to give licenses to its civil nuclear firms to do business with India and does not see the lack of a nuclear ... Read more...

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India seals 700 mn pounds deal for 57 more BAE Hawks (Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) British aerospace major BAE Systems Wednesday sealed a deal with Indian defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for the licensed production of 57 additional Hawk advanced jet ... Read more...

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Cameron agrees to ink nuke deal with India against official advice


July 28th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 28 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has shooed aside official advice and agreed to lift a ban on the export of nuclear technology and components to India.According to ... Read more...

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