Thursday, December 1, 2022

Britain

Will build a Britain where our children, grandchildren can light their Diyas: Sunak

Extending Diwali greetings to everyone, Britain’s newly-appointed Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has vowed that he will do everything to build a Britain where children and grandchildren can light their Diyas and look to the future with hope.Sunak, 42, attended...

Queen Elizabeth II laid to rest at St. George’s Chapel

Queen Elizabeth was laid to rest alongside her beloved husband on Monday after a day which saw Britain and the world pay a final farewell to the nation’s longest-reigning monarch, in a dazzling show of pomp and ceremony.In a...

Inflation sparks global wave of protests

Rising food costs. Soaring fuel bills. Wages that are not keeping pace. Inflation is plundering people’s wallets, sparking a wave of protests and workers’ strikes around the world.This week alone saw protests by the political opposition in Pakistan, nurses...

Britain’s Queen becomes world’s second-longest reigning monarch

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday overtook Thailand’s King to become the world’s second-longest reigning monarch in history, after France’s Louis XIV.The UK has been celebrating the 96-year-old Queen’s Platinum Jubilee to mark 70 years of service to the...

Russia blames West sanctions for food crisis

Moscow pressed the West on Thursday to lift sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine, seeking to shift the blame for a growing food crisis that has been worsened by Kyiv’s inability to ship millions of tons of...

Yarraji smashes own 100m hurdles national record in UK

A few days after breaking the 20-year-old women’s 100m hurdles national record in Cyprus, Jyothi Yarraji bettered it at the Loughborough international athletics meet at Loughborough, Britain, on Sunday.The 22-year-old from Andhra Pradesh clocked 13.11s to win the gold...

WHO alerts as more monkeypox cases reported in Britain

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued an warning that more cases of the monkeypox virus could be reported in Britain.An investigation is underway by British health officials to detect the cause of the outbreak which has hit mainly...

UK ramps up threat torewrite Brexit deal with EU

Britain and the European Union were once again at loggerheads over Brexit on Wednesday, after the U.K. government ramped up threats to scrap parts of its trade treaty with the bloc, saying the rules are blocking the formation of...

Lankan trade unions on strike demanding Rajapaksas’ ouster

Nearly 1,000 trade unions in Sri Lanka staged a one-day nationwide strike on Thursday demanding the immediate resignation of the government, including President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, over its failure to tackle the country’s unprecedented economic...

Russia hits rail, fuel facilitiesin attacks deep in Ukraine

Russia unleashed a string of attacks against Ukrainian rail and fuel facilities Monday, striking crucial infrastructure far from the front line of its eastern offensive, which Britain said has yet to achieve a significant breakthrough.Meanwhile, two fires were reported...