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NRI Doctors Seek Exemption From Mandatory Exam, Offer Help In Virus Battle

New Delhi March 28: A body of foreign-trained Indian MBBS doctors on Friday said it has urged the government to exempt them from a mandatory licensure exam so that they are immediately available for the country’s services as it fights the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Indian Doctors In UK Demand Scrapping Of “Unfair” Surcharge Amid Pandemic

London March 27: Indian doctors working within the UK’s state-funded National Health Service (NHS) have written to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to scrap an “unfair and discriminatory” surcharge imposed on foreign doctors, many of whom are working round the clock to combat the coronavirus pandemic that has infected over 9,500 people in the country.
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Indian-origin UK MP returns to part-time care work in COVID-19 crisis

London, March 25: An Indian-origin British MP said that she will be returning to her previous role of a care-worker on Tuesday to join the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the UK.
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British tourists stranded abroad to be offered emergency loan for them to return home

LONDON March 25: British tourists stranded abroad as the coronavirus pandemic paralyses international travel will be offered emergency loans to get them home, the Government said today amid fears from some that they will be left to ‘live on the streets’.
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UK nurses spat at, called ‘disease spreaders’ amid COVID-19 pandemic

London, March 23: Hard working nurses battling the UKs coronavirus outbreak were facing abuses on the streets, including some being spat at while others said that they were branded “disease spreaders” for treating infected patients, according to the Royal College of Nursing.

Indian envoy in UK reassures nationals stranded in Britain, appeals for calm

London, Mar 23: India”s envoy in the UK on Sunday called on Indian citizens stranded in Britain due to the travel restrictions back home to fight the coronavirus pandemic and act responsibly during these “trying times”.
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High Court Seeks Response Of Centre On Ban On Passenger Travel From Europe

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday sought response of the Centre and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on a petition challenging the Centre’s circular prohibiting travel of passengers from European Union, UK, Turkey and European free trade association member nations from March 18 onwards to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
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Private tenants will not be evicted from their homes

LONDON March 19: Private tenants will not be evicted from their homes for at least three months even if struggling with their rent under emergency coronavirus legislation announced by the housing secretary.
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234 Indians Stranded In Coronavirus-Hit Iran Arrive In India: S Jaishankar

New Delhi March 16: Two hundred and thirty-four Indians stranded in coronavirus-hit Iran have arrived in India, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Sunday.
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220 Indians Stranded In Coronavirus-Hit Italy Arrive In India

Milan (Italy) March 16: A special Air India aircraft carrying 220 passengers, which included 211 Indian students and seven compassionate cases, who were stuck in Italy after flights were cancelled due to the coronavirus, outbreak landed in Delhi this morning.
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