COVID-19: UK to speed up vaccinations, PM Boris Johnson warns ‘Indian variant’ is more transmissible

New Delhi: United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday (May 14, 2021) announced to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination drive and warned that the ‘Indian variant’ is more transmissible. In a press briefing, Johnson said that since Monday, the UK has seen further clusters of the B.1.617.2, the COVID-19 variant first observed in India. […]

Britain hosts G7 summit, foreign ministers meet face-to-face amid COVID-19

London: Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy industrialized nations gathered Tuesday (May 4) in London for their first face-to-face meeting in more than two years, with the issue of whether to challenge or coax a surging China high on the agenda. Host nation Britain is keen to show that the rich countries’ club […]

Ahead of virtual summit with PM Narendra Modi, UK PM Boris Johnson announces 1 billion pounds trade deals including £240 investment by Serum Institute of India

New Delhi: Ahead of the virtual summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (May 4, 2021), British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced one billion pounds of trade deals that include an investment of 240 million pounds by the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII).  Boris Johnson said, “Like every aspect of the UK-India relationship, […]

India is one of our most important partners, says UK high commissioner Alex Ellis

New Delhi: Calling India a UK’s one of the most important partners, the United Kingdom’s high commissioner to India Alex Ellis has said that this is a moment to transform the relationship between the two countries.  While speaking to WION, Ellis also talked about the British assistance to India as it battles the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Britain to send 1,000 more ventilators to India amid COVID crisis

London: Britain will send another 1,000 ventilators to India, the government said on Sunday (May 2), stepping up its support as India’s healthcare system struggles to cope with a huge surge in cases of COVID-19. India has reported more than 300,000 daily cases for more than 10 days straight, leaving hospitals, morgues and crematoriums overwhelmed. The […]

France to provide medical oxygen assistance as India battles COVID-19 surge

Paris: France plans to help India with medical oxygen capacity in the coming days to help the country combat the record surge in COVID-19 cases, the French presidency said on Sunday (April 25). This comes hours after German Chancellor Angela Merkel, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and the EU announced plans to aid India against a […]

EU, UK, Denmark, US offer support to India amid COVID surge

New Delhi: EU, US, Denmark have extended support to India with the UK sending more than 600 pieces of vital medical equipment to deal with the surging covid cases. The 600 pieces include ventilators and oxygen concentrator devices sent from the UK today and will be arriving in India early Tuesday (April 27) morning. “We stand […]

UK to provide vital medical equipment like ventilators and oxygen concentrators to India to help fight COVID-19

New Delhi: India is witnessing the second wave of coronavirus and a lot of lives are suffering from the infection. As India battles a severe second wave of coronavirus pandemic, the United Kingdom on Sunday (April 25) announced sending life-saving medical equipment including ventilators and oxygen concentrator devices to the country.  More than 600 pieces of […]

कोरोना के चलते ब्रिटेन ने भारत को ‘रेड लिस्ट’ में डाला, यात्रियों के प्रवेश पर रहेगी रोक

Britain adds India to COVID-19 travel ‘red list’ amid concerns over new variant – कोरोना के चलते ब्रिटेन ने भारत को ‘रेड लिस्ट’ में डाला, यात्रियों के प्रवेश पर रहेगी रोक – India TV Hindi News […]

UK PM Boris Johnson’s visit to India cancelled again due to prevailing COVID-19 situation

New Delhi: The United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s visit to India has been cancelled yet another time due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said on Monday (April 19, 2021). In response to the media queries on the upcoming visit of the UK PM, the MEA stated, “In […]