Scotland

Partygate scandal: Scotland Yard completes investigation, total tally of fines at 126

The Metropolitan Police said the total number of referrals for fixed penalty notices, or fines, in the so-called partygate scandal stand at 126 and about events between May 2020 and April 2021.

published on : 19th May 2022

Boris Johnson returns to UK from India amidst more partygate fines 

The Metropolitan Police have been investigating the partygate scandal, which is a looming threat to Johnson's leadership that followed him all the way to Ahmedabad and Delhi this week.

published on : 24th April 2022

Indian-origin UK doctor guilty of sex offences against 48 patients over 35 years

Krishna Singh, a general practitioner (GP), was accused of kissing, groping, giving inappropriate examinations, and making sleazy comments, charges that he had denied during a trial.

published on : 15th April 2022

Rishi Sunak offers unreserved apology, pays 'partygate' fine; UK PM rejects calls to resign

The Indian-origin finance minister offered the apology in a statement issued on Tuesday evening, after Johnson's own apology and confirmation that he too had paid up his fine.

published on : 14th April 2022

London Police issues over 50 fines in UK government's 'partygate' scandal

Last month, the force had confirmed 20 fines, a number which now goes up to at least 30 more fines or 'referrals' for so-called fixed penalty notices to the force's official criminal records unit.

published on : 12th April 2022

Indian-origin woman murdered in student flat in London, Tunisian national arrested

The Metropolitan Police issued an urgent appeal for a 22-year-old man, Maher Maaroufe, who they said had been in a relationship with Thanwani.

published on : 21st March 2022

Discontentment unlimited

She begins by criticising Trump—“one of the biggest failures of all time”, his followers and the US in general, to men and patriarchy the world over.

published on : 13th March 2022

FIFA postpone Ukraine v Scotland World Cup qualifier 

A postponement of the match, due to be played at Hampden Park in Glasgow on 24th March, had been requested by Ukraine in light of the Russian invasion.

published on : 8th March 2022

Ukraine asks FIFA to postpone World Cup play-off match against Scotland

The global World Cup qualifying program has already seen several delays because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The draw for the tournament is scheduled for April 1 in Doha.

published on : 4th March 2022

Pioneering Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology helps diagnose Covid-19 in a few minutes: Study

The groundbreaking programme is able to detect the virus far more quickly than a PCR test; which typically takes around 2-hours.

published on : 20th January 2022

UK police probe video in which man says he will assassinate British Queen to avenge Jallianwala Bagh

Scotland Yard officers were investigating the video reportedly linked to the intruder armed with a crossbow arrested at Windsor Castle on Christmas Day.

published on : 28th December 2021

Scotland Yard probes video showing Indian Sikh declaring to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II to avenge Jallianwala Bagh massacre

The 19-year-old intruder, who has not yet been named by the Metropolitan Police, is now being held over mental health issues.

published on : 27th December 2021

Scotland reports six new cases of omicron variant

Scottish Health Secretary Humza Yousaf said authorities need to be 'cautious' until more is known about the variant.

published on : 29th November 2021

Maharashtra bags climate action award in UK for regional leadership

As India's most developed state, Maharashtra plans to exceed expectations on the timeline of going carbon neutral.

published on : 8th November 2021

Shoaib Malik sizzles in Pakistan's 72-run win, to face Australia in semifinals

As his wife Sania Mirza watched from the stands, Malik, 39, blasted six sixes during his whirlwind unbeaten knock, which overshadowed skipper Babar Azam's fourth half-century of the tournament.

published on : 7th November 2021
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