Russia Is Hacking Coronavirus Vaccine Trials, Say US, UK, and Canada

[ad_1] Western governments on Thursday accused hackers believed to be part of Russian intelligence of trying to steal valuable private information about a coronavirus vaccine, calling out the Kremlin in an unusually detailed public warning to scientists and medical companies. The alleged culprit is a familiar foe. Intelligence agencies in the United States, United Kingdom […]

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UK frowns at opposition to new Hindu temple in Pakistan

[ad_1] The Boris Johnson government has expressed concern over opposition in Pakistan to the construction of a new Hindu temple in Islamabad and has raised the issue of freedom of religion or belief with the country’s authorities at a senior level. Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, speaker of the Punjab assembly, is among several elements who have […]

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UK launches cheaper, fast-track visa for health professionals

[ad_1] Facing severe staff shortage, the Boris Johnson government is rolling out a fast-track visa for doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals from India and other non-EU countries from August, levying a reduced visa application fee compared to other skilled workers. Such professionals will also be exempted from the Immigration Health Surcharge that is payable at […]

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UK Covid-19 deaths cross 50,000 as masks to be made compulsory

[ad_1] New figures released on Tuesday show that the death toll from coronavirus in England and Wales has crossed 50,000, with the Boris Johnson government after months of mixed messaging is gearing up to make face coverings in shops mandatory from July 24. Failure to wear face covering in will attract a fine of 100 […]

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UK PM Boris Johnson Expected to Ban Huawei From Country’s 5G Network

[ad_1] Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to ban Huawei from Britain’s 5G network, angering China but delighting US President Donald Trump by signalling that the world’s biggest telecoms equipment maker is no longer welcome in the West. The United States has pushed Johnson to reverse his January decision to grant Huawei a limited role […]

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India Moves Up A Rank To Become Second-Largest Source Of FDI For UK

[ad_1] India invested in 120 projects and created 5,429 new jobs in the UK in 2019 India invested in 120 projects and created 5,429 new jobs in the UK to become the second-largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) after the US in 2019, according to new UK government figures released on Friday. The Department […]

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UK hails Indian doctors, nurses in NHS on the frontline of Covid-19 treatment

[ad_1] The Boris Johnson government on Friday said it has been a ‘privilege’ to have nearly 25,000 Indian medical professionals in the National Health Service dealing with thousands of coronavirus patients on the frontline of treatment. Several doctors, nurses and pharmacists of Indian heritage have died in recent months, as many retired professionals responded to […]

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