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Foreign doctors, nurses and health professionals in UK given one year visa extension

British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin File Picture. BAPIO fights for cause of foreign doctors in UK

LONDON Nov 23: The UK government has confirmed a further one-year visa extension for foreign doctors and nurses, including from India, whose visas are set to expire before March 31, 2021, as they battle the coronavirus pandemic in the UK.
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International passengers arriving in UK from 15 Dec can take Covid test after 5 days of self-isolation

LONDON Nov 24: Passengers arriving into England will be able to reduce mandatory self-isolation by at least a week, as the government launches its new strategy for testing international arrivals.
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Meet Keralite in UK whose translation of S Hareesh’s book “Moustache” secured the prestigious JCB Prize for Literature

By Balagopal

LONDON Nov 24: Jayasree Kalathil has been in the UK for almost two decades working as a researcher, writer and translator. Keralite community would have read so much about Jayasree in the literary world but many wouldn’t have known her as a Keralite living in London. Jayasree was again in the spotlight when the JCB Prize for Literature 2020, India’s most valuable literature prize, was announced this month.
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Foreign doctors, nurses and health professionals in UK given one year visa extension

British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin File Picture. BAPIO fights for cause of foreign doctors in UK

LONDON Nov 23: The UK government has confirmed a further one-year visa extension for foreign doctors and nurses, including from India, whose visas are set to expire before March 31, 2021, as they battle the coronavirus pandemic in the UK.
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Four Indian-Americans among 32 students chosen as Rhodes Scholars from US to study at Oxford University

NEW YORK Nov 23: Four Indian-Americans are among the cohort of 32 students chosen from the US as Rhodes Scholars virtually for the first time this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The diverse group, that won scholarships to the Oxford University in England, comprises immigrants and students of colour.
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Indian-origin economist, author and peer Lord Meghnad Desai resigns from Labour Party citing racism

LONDON Nov 22: Indian-origin economist, author and peer Lord Meghnad Desai has resigned as a member of the UK’s Opposition Labour Party over its failure to effectively tackle antisemitic racism within its ranks.
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This Keralite artiste’s painting is now on a virtual exhibition competition in UK: View and Vote

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON Nov 19: Painting is passion although doctor by profession for this noted artiste Jayasree Menon Pakiteeri, based in Macclesfield in Cheshire. This self taught artiste started painting early in life but could never pursue due to busy schedules of life. Now she finds more time to spend for herself and her passion.
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UUKMA 2021 calendar getting ready: Register now to obtain copies

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON Nov 19: Union of UK Malayalee Associations (UUKMA) have been publishing yearly calendars for the Kerala community in the UK.
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Gayathri Chandrasekar and team to perform at London Dance Fest on Nov 22

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON Nov 19: Cochin Kalabhavan London’s We Shall Overcome team have begun to host the London International Dance Festival from November 15 from 3pm (UK Time) and 8.30pm (India Time) Live on Facebook.
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Indian-origin student leads University of Oxford Student Union’s drive towards meat-free campus

LONDON Nov 18: An Indian-origin student is among a group from the University of Oxford Student Union that is leading a drive towards a meat-free campus as part of wider initiatives to cut the university’s greenhouse emissions.
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