A group of Sikhs in UK protested outside the Houses of Parliament as part of a campaign to end the death penalty in India.
Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died in Ireland in 2012 after being denied abortion, may have been saved had the hospital staff not paid "overemphasis" on the welfare of the unviable foetus and "underemphasis" on her deteriorating health, according to an inquiry report.
Stirred by recent events, a British writer has come out with a frank and harrowing account of how she was gang-raped in India — nearly 40 years after the brutal attack Dipankar De Sarkar reports.
Three NRIs and a Nottingham-based organisation have been honoured by the Indian High Commission here for their outstanding work in promoting Hindi in the UK. High commissioner Jaimini Bhagwati presented them with shields, shawls and citations last evening in connection with World Hindi Day 2013.
Police said on Wednesday that a British tourist who jumped off her hotel balcony to escape a feared sex attack would return home, as two men were set to appear in court over the incident.
An Indian-origin doctor, branded as "sex predator" for sexually assaulting women and teenage girls and secretly filming the acts, has pleaded guilty to 39 sexual offences at a UK court.
An Indian-origin eye surgeon has announced what is being described as a major advance in efforts to help the blind see. Dr Lyndon da Cruz said on Wednesday that clinical trials he had conducted over several years with a bionic eye had enabled his blind patients to read simple letters and words.
Roko Cancer, a charitable trust based in the United Kingdom, will install a mammography machine each at Guru Kashi University in Talwandi Sabbo, Babeke Hospital in Daudhar (Moga), and the Majitha Civil Hospital (Amritsar).
British Prime Minister David Cameron promised full cooperation with India and its police as a probe into alleged kickbacks in a helicopter deal clouded his meetings on Tuesday with leaders in New Delhi.
British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in India on Monday to try to win new investment in the face of fierce global competition as a scandal engulfs an Anglo-Italian helicopter deal.
Commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma has said that there will be substantial outcome from the forthcoming visit of British Prime Minister David Cameron to India later this month. Sharma who was here to address the investor community said, "We have two incoming high-level visits within few days - in less than 12 days. First President Hollande of France and then Prime Minister Cameron."
Punjabi is the third most-spoken language in England and Wales, as per figures of the 2011 census. English tops the list, followed by Polish. More than 92% of residents speak English as their main language, and the majority of the rest speak it as well, although 1.38 lakh residents less than 0.5% do not speak English at all, the Office for National Statistics said.
Souvik Pal, an Indian student in Britain who had been missing since New Year's Eve, was found dead in a canal near Manchester United Club's football ground and the initial post-mortem on his body proved inconclusive, police said on Wednesday.
One of the three Sikh men charged with attacking Lt Gen Kuldip Singh Brar (retd) here pleaded guilty of causing grievous bodily harm to the Operation Bluestar commander, even as the accused were on Friday remanded in custody to stand trial from April 2.
The family of an Indian-origin nurse, who died after being duped by a prank call to a UK hospital treating a pregnant Kate Middleton, are yet to receive answers for the 60 questions sent by them to her employers and the Australian radio station responsible for the hoax.