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Scotland Yard remembers first-ever Sikh female police officer

  • At a time when there would have only been about 700 female officers in the Met, Karpal Kaur Sandhu was both the first female Sikh and female South Asian police officer in the UK. Sandhu, aged 30, was killed in an altercation with her husband, who was reportedly opposed to her career choice.
PC Sandhu was born to a Sikh family in Zanzibar, East Africa, in 1943 and came to the UK in 1962(Twitter)
PC Sandhu was born to a Sikh family in Zanzibar, East Africa, in 1943 and came to the UK in 1962(Twitter)
Published on Feb 01, 2021 09:22 PM IST
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Salon Priyanka Chopra visited during lockdown in London has been fined: report

The salon that actor Priyanka Chopra visited earlier this week, during the Covid-19 lockdown in London, has been fined by the police, a report says.
Priyanka Chopra is currently stationed in London, with her husband, Nick Jonas, and her mother.
Priyanka Chopra is currently stationed in London, with her husband, Nick Jonas, and her mother.
Updated on Jan 10, 2021 05:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk

UAE minister faces Scotland Yard investigation after allegations of sexual assault arise

The alleged victim said the attack occurred when she accepted an invitation to meet the sheikh shortly before the opening of the inaugural Hay Festival Abu Dhabi.
The chair of Britain's Hay literary festival said Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, that the event will not return to Abu Dhabi after one of the festival's curators alleged that she was sexually assaulted by Sheikh Nahyan while working with him. ebreili, File)(AP)
The chair of Britain's Hay literary festival said Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, that the event will not return to Abu Dhabi after one of the festival's curators alleged that she was sexually assaulted by Sheikh Nahyan while working with him. ebreili, File)(AP)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 06:00 AM IST
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London | By Agence France-Presse

Man urinates on memorial of cop during far-right protest in London, held

Far-right protesters clashed in London on Saturday with anti-racist demonstrators and with police trying to keep the two sides apart.
A demonstrator reacts infront of graffiti on a statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square during a Black Lives Matter protest in London following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis, London on June 7, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)
A demonstrator reacts infront of graffiti on a statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square during a Black Lives Matter protest in London following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis, London on June 7, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2020 08:33 AM IST
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London | By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

Chelsea’s Hudson-Odoi says to face no action on rape allegation

“I have stayed silent and assisted the police fully throughout their enquiries, as I knew the day would soon come when my name would be cleared,” Hudson-Odoi wrote on Twitter.
File image of Callum Hudson-Odoi.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Callum Hudson-Odoi.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 14, 2020 10:54 AM IST
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Indian-origin man charged over street fight killings of 3 compatriots in UK

Gurjeet Singh was charged on Tuesday evening with possessing an offensive weapon in a public place to appear before Redbridge Magistrates’ Court in London on Wednesday.
A 29-year-old Indian-origin man has been charged by Scotland Yard in connection with the killing of three compatriots originally from Punjab. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A 29-year-old Indian-origin man has been charged by Scotland Yard in connection with the killing of three compatriots originally from Punjab. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 04:21 PM IST
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London | By Press Trust of India

NRI entrepreneur converts old Scotland Yard HQ into luxury UK hotel

The group had acquired the property, in the heart of London’s Whitehall area near Trafalgar Square and Downing Street, in 2015 for Rs 1,025 crores and further invested Rs 512 crores towards its makeover into a luxury hotel.
Two documents in the public domain – one purported to be a record of a police interview with MQM official Tariq Mir, and another involving Karachi trader Sarfaraz Anwar Merchant – claim that India provides funds to MQM.(file photo)
Two documents in the public domain – one purported to be a record of a police interview with MQM official Tariq Mir, and another involving Karachi trader Sarfaraz Anwar Merchant – claim that India provides funds to MQM.(file photo)
Updated on Dec 06, 2019 10:22 AM IST
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London | By Press Trust of India

One dead in Washington DC shooting: What we know so far

The shooting happened in the parking lot of an apartment block, not far from the White House, police said.
Rescue vehicles are seen following a shooting in Washington, D.C., U.S. September 19, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media.(CHRIS G COLLISON via REUTERS)
Rescue vehicles are seen following a shooting in Washington, D.C., U.S. September 19, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media.(CHRIS G COLLISON via REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 20, 2019 10:41 AM IST
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Indian-origin man charged with murder of 69-year-old musician in UK

Gurjeet Singh Lall was charged on Friday with the murder of Allan Isichei, who succumbed to his injuries after Raj Grover – a local resident – called the emergency services on finding him bleeding outside his home last week.
Scotland Yard have charged an Indian-origin man with the murder of a 69-year-old musician found bleeding on the doorstop of a home after being stabbed in south-west London.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Scotland Yard have charged an Indian-origin man with the murder of a 69-year-old musician found bleeding on the doorstop of a home after being stabbed in south-west London.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Published on Aug 31, 2019 03:12 PM IST
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London | By Press Trust of India

‘They harassed, asked us to kiss’: Lesbian couple assaulted on London bus

Police said the incident happened at around 2:30 am on May 30 after the two women, both in their 20s, got on the bus in north London.
Melania Geymonat, 28, said she and her girlfriend Chris were left covered in blood after the attack last week.(Melania Geymonat/Facebook)
Melania Geymonat, 28, said she and her girlfriend Chris were left covered in blood after the attack last week.(Melania Geymonat/Facebook)
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 09:15 AM IST
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London | By Agence France-Presse

Vijay Mallya case could be template for Nirav Modi’s extradition: Sources

Indian authorities believe the case of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya could serve as a template for ongoing efforts to extradite diamantaire Nirav Modi, who was arrested in London on Tuesday.
Nirav Modi(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint file photo)
Nirav Modi(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint file photo)
Updated on Mar 22, 2019 08:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

2 groups of protesters clash outside Indian high commission in London

A clash broke out between groups of rival demonstrators assembled outside the Indian High Commission in London on Saturday.
A clash broke out between groups of rival demonstrators assembled outside the Indian High Commission in London on Saturday.(ANI/Twitter)
A clash broke out between groups of rival demonstrators assembled outside the Indian High Commission in London on Saturday.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Mar 10, 2019 10:08 AM IST
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London | By Press Trust of India

Pep Guardiola praises Sterling over handling of alleged abuse

Chelsea have suspended four supporters from attending matches pending investigation and the Metropolitan Police are reviewing the video footage of the incident.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola celebrates with Raheem Sterling after the match(Action Images via Reuters)
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola celebrates with Raheem Sterling after the match(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 09:55 PM IST
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Chelsea to review video footage after racism allegations

A video posted online showed Sterling being shouted at by a fan as he went to collect the ball from behind the goal.
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (L) vies with Chelsea's Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge in London.(AFP)
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (L) vies with Chelsea's Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge in London.(AFP)
Updated on Dec 09, 2018 09:43 AM IST
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London | By Reuters

Tottenham Hotspur captain Hugo Lloris charged with drunken driving, out on bail

Hugo Lloris will appear before magistrates next month after being charged with drunken driving.
France's goalkeeper Hugo Lloris holds the World Cup trophy next to France's midfielder Paul Pogba (right) as they arrive for a reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace on July 16.(AFP)
France's goalkeeper Hugo Lloris holds the World Cup trophy next to France's midfielder Paul Pogba (right) as they arrive for a reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace on July 16.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 24, 2018 10:19 PM IST
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London | By Omnisport

Indian-origin financier gets 8 yrs in jail for rape in UK

The 28-year-old was found guilty of carrying the woman over his shoulder after she was denied entry into a nightclub in central London for being drunk and raping her in an alleyway.
Indian-origin finance consultant sentenced to eight years in prison for raping an 18-year-old woman.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Indian-origin finance consultant sentenced to eight years in prison for raping an 18-year-old woman.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 11:43 PM IST
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London | By Press Trust of India

Teens shot in suburb as London grapples with surge in violent crime

London has seen a surge in stabbings and shootings this year that briefly pushed the murder rate higher than that of once crime-plagued New York -- and has even drawn the attention of US President Donald Trump.
Police stand by a cordon near Parsons Green subway station in London.(AP File Photo)
Police stand by a cordon near Parsons Green subway station in London.(AP File Photo)
Updated on May 07, 2018 08:52 AM IST
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Agence France-Presse, London | By Agence France-Presse

UK man gets life for trying to form ‘army’ of child terrorists

In a phone message heard in court, Umar Ahmed Haque told his accomplice that he was using his role as an administrator at after-school madrasa ‘Lantern of Knowledge’ in east London to radicalise 16 children.
A handout picture released by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on March 2, 2018 shows the custody photograph of school administrator Umar Haque who was found guilty of planning a terror attack in London at the Old Bailey court in London on March 2, 2018.(AFP)
A handout picture released by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on March 2, 2018 shows the custody photograph of school administrator Umar Haque who was found guilty of planning a terror attack in London at the Old Bailey court in London on March 2, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 09:47 AM IST
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