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LONDON Nov 30: Christmas shoppers shouldn’t spend longer than 15 minutes in a store to reduce the risk of catching Covid-19, a Government scientist has warned.
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LONDON Nov 28: NHS staff could receive a Covid-19 vaccine as soon as 7 December if it is approved by UK regulators, according to reports.
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LONDON Nov 27: The British government said on Friday it has asked its independent medicines regulator to assess AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine as part of the formal approval process for the drug to be rolled out by the end of the year.
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Melbourne Nov 26: Dr Gaurav Sharma, one of the youngest and newly-elected MPs in New Zealand, on Wednesday took oath in Sanskrit in the country’s Parliament.
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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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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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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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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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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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