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Who will replace May? First round of voting begins for next British PM 13.6.2019
London: The 10 candidates running to replace Britain's outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May face the first round of voting on Thursday -- when at least one will get the chop. Conservative MPs hold their first secret ballot in the governing party's leadership contest as they begin whittling down the contenders. All 313 lawmakers can vote and any candidate who does not garner the support of 16 colleagues will drop out. If they all clear that hurdle, the one with the lowest number of votes is knocked out. May, who remains prime minister, stepped down as party leader on Friday, having failed to deliver her plan for taking Britain out of the European Union after nearly three years in the post. Bookmakers have ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson as their odds-on favourite to win the contest to replace her.  The former London mayor broke his silence to launch his campaign on Wednesday, saying he would only take Britain out of the EU without a deal as a "last resort" as he promised to unify ...
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Ten nominated to succeed British PM Theresa May 11.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, London The 1922 Committee, formally known as the Conservative Private Members’ Committee, have confirmed that a total of 10 candidates will run for the leadership of the UK conservative party and the office of the Prime Minister. The list of candidates includes ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural […]
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US defence chief calls out China on tech theft, S China Sea 2.6.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
Singapore: US Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Saturday denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarise man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion,” saying activities by Beijing the US perceives as hostile must end. In his first major speech on the international stage, Shanahan mixed sharp ...
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India, US strategic partnership has strengthened significantly during the past two decades: Pentagon 2.6.2019 PTI: All news
India, US strategic partnership has strengthened significantly during the past two decades: Pentagon
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UK Foreign Secretary warns against no-deal Brexit ‘suicide’ 29.5.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
London: UK Foreign Secretary and Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has warned that his party will be committing “political suicide” if it tries to push through a no-deal Brexit, drawing a major dividing line between himself and the frontrunners in the leadership contest. Hunt told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Tuesday that the move ...
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Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? 28.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will quit next month, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power.
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Eight in the fray to replace May 27.5.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
London: At least eight candidates have joined the fray to battle it out to take over the reins from British Prime Minister Theresa May as the UK’s ruling Conservative Party leadership contest gets underway. May had announced her resignation earlier this week and is set to formally step down as Tory leader and PM on ...
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Eight in fray to replace May as PM 27.5.2019 The Shillong Times
London: At least eight candidates have joined the fray to battle it out to take over the reins from British Prime Minister Theresa May as the UK’s ruling Conservative Party leadership contest gets underway. May had announced her resignation earlier this week and is set to formally step down as Tory leader and PM on […]
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Cabinet backs PM’s Brexit compromises offer 21.5.2019 Central Chronicle
London, The cabinet has agreed Theresa May’s plan for her Withdrawal Agreement Bill, including compromises intended to attract the support of Labour MPs. According to a BBC News report, it includes the idea of a temporary customs relationship until the next general election, and measures on the environment and workers’ rights.The bill will be put […]
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In new weapons act, UK secures sikh right to carry kirpans 19.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The bill had been amended late last year to ensure that it would not impact the right of the British Sikh community.
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UK gets new weapons act, secures Sikh right to carry kirpans 19.5.2019 PTI: All news
UK gets new weapons act, secures Sikh right to carry kirpans
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UK secures Sikh right to carry kirpans 19.5.2019 The Shillong Times
London: The UK government has passed an amendment by which Sikhs in the country will be allowed to carry kirpans and use it during religious and cultural functions. ‘The Offensive Weapons Bill’ received the royal assent this week. The bill aims at tackling rising knife crime in the UK and it become an act of […]
Brexit talks collapse as UK Opposition blames 'weak' Theresa May 18.5.2019 PTI: All news
Brexit talks collapse as UK Opposition blames 'weak' Theresa May
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Brexit talks collapse as Opposition blames ‘weak’ Theresa May 18.5.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
London: A day after British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to set a June timeline for her exit from Downing Street, the Opposition Labour Party ended the cross-party Brexit talks on Friday without arriving at any agreement. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wrote to May to declare an end to the process, blaming the “weakness ...
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No apology for Jallianwala Bagh as Theresa May repeats deep regret 10.5.2019 PTI: All news
No apology for Jallianwala Bagh as Theresa May repeats deep regret
'Deeply regret': Theresa May fails to apologise again for Jallianwala Bagh 9.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The tragedy of Jallianwala Bagh of 1919 is a shameful scar on British Indian history.
May appeals lawmakers to agree on Brexit 7.5.2019 The Shillong Times
London: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday made bullish efforts to make opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn agree on a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both the parties in the local elections held on Thursday. The beleaguered Prime Minister dropped her strongest hint, saying she is close […]
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UK launches hunt for new Bank of England Governor 25.4.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
PTI London The UK government on Wednesday formally launched its hunt for a new Bank of England Governor, a post for which former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan has been widely named as among the contenders. UK Chancellor Philip Hammond told the House of Commons Treasury Committee that it was important the ...
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Relook At Jallianwala Bagh Bloodbath 17.4.2019 Commentary – The Navhind Times
ANUSHKA JAGTIANI APRIL 13 is a dark day in India’s colonial history. This year, it marked the 100th anniversary of the brutal Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, where Brigadier General Reginald Dyer opened fire on thousands of unarmed Indians, who had peacefully congregated in the Bagh on Baisakhi day as a mark of peaceful protest ...
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British comedian Ian Cognito dies on stage during his act 13.4.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Several comedians took to the social media to pay tribute to the comedian, who has also won the award for Stand-up Comedy in 1999.
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