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Saturday, Sep 26, 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 (3962 results)
Sep 06, 2020 15:54
Nirav Modi, 49, is the subject of two extradition requests - one processed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the other by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Lodged in the Wandsworth jail since his arrest in March 2019, he has been refused bail five times. read more
Sep 04, 2020 17:41
The UK by law is committed to spend 0.7 per cent of its national income on aid. The amount has dwindled after the coronavirus pandemic severely impacted the economy, raising concerns among campaign groups and other stake-holders. read more
Sep 04, 2020 16:53
The two-part vaccine includes two adenovirus vectors – recombinant human adenovirus type 26 (rAd26-S) and recombinant human adenovirus type 5 (rAd5-S) – which have been modified to express the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein read more
Sep 04, 2020 16:40
Chancellor Rishi Sunak launched the ‘Eat out to Help Out scheme’ under which nearly 85,000 restaurants offered 50 percent discount up to £10 per person Monday to Wednesday in August. read more
Sep 02, 2020 16:39
Among the debutant Indian institutions in this year’s rankings, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, King George‘s Medical University (Lucknow), and Mahatma Gandhi University rank highest (601-800 band) read more
Aug 30, 2020 19:59
The union said universities that rely on tuition and accommodation fees feared lost income and the government had to make it clear now that they will not suffer financially for doing the right thing in terms of public health. read more
Aug 28, 2020 04:38
The Bloomsbury home of Khan – 4, Taviton Street – will be marked prominently with a ‘blue plaque’ by English Heritage, a charity organisation that manages and cares for over 400 historic monuments, buildings and sites. read more
Aug 28, 2020 00:03
The opposition Labour criticised the amount, saying it is “nowhere near far enough”, while other critics alleged it is a “slap in the face” of those infected. read more
Aug 27, 2020 23:46
According to latest immigration statistics from the Home Office for the year ending June 2020, the list of top five countries whose citizens mentioned sexual orientation in asylum applications is headed by Pakistan, followed by Nigeria, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Namibia. read more
Aug 27, 2020 17:03
Universities across the UK have been bracing for a fall in high fee-paying international students due to the pandemic. read more
Aug 27, 2020 15:25
The protected tribes are considered more vulnerable to pandemics such as Covid 19. read more
Aug 27, 2020 02:22
The Guardian described ‘The Discomfort of Evening’ as “an unflinching study of a family falling apart in the madness of grief, rendered all the more unnerving for the childishly plain, undramatic way their compulsive behaviours are reported”. read more
Aug 25, 2020 16:45
The study, published in Lancet Oncology by the UK Coronavirus Cancer Monitoring Project (UKCCMP), found that blood cancer patients were particularly at risk with 57% higher odds of severe disease if they contract Covid-19. read more
Aug 25, 2020 16:36
Sloane’s marginalisation in the museum is part of recent attempts to re-visit Britain’s history of slave trade and colonialism, sparked by George Floyd’s death in the United States of America (USA) in May read more
Aug 23, 2020 23:44
After killing the two, Chana stole money from the house and bought a ticket to flee the country, but was nabbed by the police. A search of his home in Smethwick led to the keys to Bassan’s car that he had taken, his passport with travel details and a combat style knife, and a sheath covered in blood. read more