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Thursday, Aug 06, 2020
Prasun Sonwalkar

Prasun Sonwalkar


Prasun Sonwalkar is Editor (UK & Europe), Hindustan Times. During more than three decades, he held senior positions on the Desk, besides reporting from India’s north-east and other states, including a decade covering politics from New Delhi. He has been reporting from UK and Europe since 1999.

articles by Prasun Sonwalkar (3872 results)
Aug 04, 2020 14:57
The study by the Oxford-in-Berlin research partnership and the WZB Social Sciences Center Berlin reveals that many highly-educated British citizens keen on a future in continental Europe are likely to migrate, based on OECD and Eurostat data. read more
Aug 03, 2020 21:38
The merger of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the DfID was announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in June, a move that drew flak from various quarters, including former prime minister David Cameron. read more
Aug 03, 2020 17:21
A test to detect coronavirus in 90 minutes and a ‘fill and finish’ partnership with pharma major Wockhardt for vaccine delivery were unveiled on Monday, as a senior scientist criticised ‘shroud of secrecy’ in the Boris Johnson government’s decision-making. read more
Aug 02, 2020 14:09
Rishi Sunak has written to the Royal Mint Advisory Committee that recommends themes and designs of coins, supporting a campaign called ‘We Too Built Britain’, which seeks representation of non-white icons on British currency. read more
Aug 01, 2020 07:40
Under the scheme, diners who eat-in (not applicable to takeaways) will benefit from a 50% discount, up to a maximum of £10 per person, on food and non-alcoholic drinks, any Monday to Wednesday throughout August read more
Aug 01, 2020 01:50
Heathrow has historically employed a large number of Indian-origin people, who over the years took up residence in nearby London suburbs such as Southall read more
Jul 31, 2020 22:50
Botham, 64, was knighted in 2007. He played 102 Test matches for England between 1977 and 1992, figuring among the frontline all-rounders of the time. read more
Jul 31, 2020 19:35
Craig Whittaker, MP for the Calder Valley in west Yorkshire, one of the areas affected by the recent surge, told LBC radio that Muslim and non-white communities referred to as BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) have not been obeying lockdown rules. read more
Jul 31, 2020 18:26
London’s Heathrow airport has historically employed a large number of Indian-origin people. Many of them face job losses with the aviation industry suffering a major hit due to Covid-19 outbreak. read more
Jul 31, 2020 17:10
Restrictions have been progressively eased in the UK in recent weeks following drop in deaths and cases from the peak in April-May. For example, in April there were more than 3,000 coronavirus patients in mechanical ventilation beds, but the latest figure is 87. read more
Jul 31, 2020 15:17
Scotland Yard said on Friday that Vyas was convicted at the high court on Thursday for offences that occurred in Walthamstow in north London between March 24 and May 30 of 2009. read more
Jul 30, 2020 06:14
The Shiva statue’s return to India is the latest in recent such priceless items recovered in the UK and handed over to the Indian mission, which has been working with British authorities to trace, seize and retrieve several stolen artefacts. read more
Jul 29, 2020 22:57
Moore, 57, will succeed Alex Younger, who will leave the service in the autumn, a Foreign Office statement said. Moore previously held director roles in the intelligence service and has been deputy national security adviser in the Cabinet Office. read more