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Everyday’s Top News

Malappuram native doctor from Plymouth who went for a swim dies in “tragic accident”

By A Staff Reporter

PLYMOUTH March 1: A Keralite doctor, based in Plymouth in the UK, has died after getting into trouble in the sea off Plymouth.
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Rishi Sunak plans new infrastructure bank to help first-time homebuyers and boost traineeship scheme

LONDON Feb 28: UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is expected to set aside GBP 22 billion for a new infrastructure bank when he tables his Budget in Parliament next Wednesday, according to a UK media report on Saturday.
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OICC UK’s efforts pave way for Kerala govt to offer free RT-PCR tests to all returning expats free of cost

LONDON Feb 26: The hardships face by migrants when travelling from the UK to Kerala had increased with the stopping of direct flights from UK to Kerala. Those who had to travel to Kerala for emergency situations had to disembark at one of the four airports to which there are direct flights and then follow the Covid protocols of that state. By the time they have reached Kerala they would have spent so much on Covid tests and also faced severe hardships.
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Keralite organisations in UK renews requests to India govt to reinstate direct flights to Kochi

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON Feb 25: Air India started to operate direct London-Kochi-London flight service from August 2020 as part of the Vande Bharat Mission. There were flight connecting London and Kochi directly, each Friday and Sunday. The bi-weekly service became so popular that Air India later increased the number of flights to three later.
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UUKMA condemns efforts by communal groups and media in UK to sensationalise farmers protest in India

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON Feb 24: Union of UK Malayalee Associations (UUKMA), an umbrella organisation for the expatriates of Kerala in the United Kingdom, has condemned in unequivocal terms about the irresponsible efforts by certain communal groups and media in the UK to sensationalise the ongoing farmers protest and to create communal tension in the UK.
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Easing Lockdown: Ban on non-essential international travel to and from UK to stay till May 17: (Read PM’s Full Statement)

LONDON Feb 23: The ban on non-essential international travel to and from England will stay until at least May 17, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, prolonging the pain for airlines, airports and holiday companies hit by the pandemic travel slump.
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Emirates becomes first airline to operate flight with fully vaccinated frontline teams

DUBAI Feb 21: On February 21, flight EK215 from Dubai to Los Angeles was serviced by employees who have received both doses of the jab. These included check-in, security, Business and First Class lounge and boarding gate employees, as well as engineers, pilots and cabin crew, Khaleej Times reported.
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Kollam native from East Ham and former MAUK sports secretary passed away after suffering heart attack

By A Staff Reporter

EAST HAM (London) Feb 20: Joseph Alfred (Jose) (57), resident of Calverton Road East Ham in London and native of Kollam Mayyanad in Kerala passed away today (20th February 2020) following him suffering a heart attack.
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Two Varkala natives living in the UK passed away just days apart in the same week

Kunjan Surandran and T Chandrakumar Nair

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON Feb 19: Two Varkala natives those who have been residing in the UK passed away this week.
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India govt announces new rules for international passengers from UK, Europe and Middle East from Feb 23

NEW DELHI Feb 17: India announced a fresh set of guidelines for international travellers after two new strains of coronavirus – the UK and the South African strains – were detected in the country. These new guidelines will be implemented from the midnight of February 23 until further orders, the health ministry said in a statement.
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