NRI NEWS – UKMALAYALEE

Indian-origin academic appointed to Bank of England’s interest rate-setting panel

LONDON May 17: Leading UK-based academic Dr Swati Dhingra has been named as the first Indian-origin woman to be appointed as an external member of the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee.
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Conservative candidate Saravanan to represent the south Indian community from Clayhall in Redbridge

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON May 3: Saravanan Muthusamy is a Conservative candidate who is contesting from the Clayhall ward of Redbridge council for the May 5 council elections.
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Remembering VK Krishna Menon: Some thoughts on his legacy on his 126th birthday By Dr Cyriac Maprayil

Dr Cyriac Maprayil

LONDON May 3: Indians of all ages recall with pride the titanic achievements, domestic and international, of the First Government of Independent India. In their capacity as architects of the admirable doctrine of moral, as opposed to physical force, Nehru and Menon played a crucial role in getting the two power blocs, capitalist and communist, to recognise that the alternative to peaceful coexistence and negotiations to sort out the thorny problems, would be a nuclear war. Nehru was never a Communist, nor was Krishna Menon.
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Have you written your Will? Friendly, local, registered and licensed Will Writer is a call away

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON Feb 21: Your Will lets you decide what happens to your money, property and possessions after your death. If you already have written a Will and if you want to update your Will, you need to make an official alteration (called a ‘codicil’) or make a new will.
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Indian student in UK brings ‘plogging’ (picking up litter and jogging) craze from India to Bristol

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BRISTOL Feb 12: Vivek Gurav, a 27-year-old international student from India, who founded a ‘plogging’ community in India hopes to do the same in Bristol, Bristol Post reported.
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Supreme Court asks IIT Madras to treat OCI students at par with Indian students

New Delhi Feb 8: The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the IIT-Madras to treat an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) student at par with Indian students concerning the fee charged. A bench comprising Justices Abdul Nazeer and Krishna Murari referred to its interim order dated October 27, 2021, which allowed an OCI NEET PG aspirant to appear in the counselling in the general category at par with Indian citizens, while granting him relief.
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Idichakkayanu thaaram in UK: Nisha Menon’s jackfruit based food is a healthy addition to your diet

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON Jan 26: Researches and studies suggest that Jackfruit offers several key nutrients and antioxidants that may have a number of health benefits. You can easily incorporate jackfruit into your diet by eating it plain or in various dishes.
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India extends timeline for re-issuance of OCI card by one year till Dec 31, 2022

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LONDON Jan 6: All OCI card holders who were required to get their OCI card reissued once a new passport is issued after completing 20 years of age are given further time to do so by 31st December 2022, a press note issued by the Indian High Commission in London said.
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Kerala to enforce strict 7 day home quarantine for all passengers from abroad

Kerala Health Minister Veena George

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Jan 7: Kerala has decided to enforce strict 7 day home quarantine for all those international passengers arriving in the state, minister Veena George said today.

RTPCR tests will be done for all those coming from high risk countries. If tested negative, then they have to go under 7 days of home quarantine and on the eighth day another RTPCR test should be done. If you are tested Negative, you should remain under self-observation for another 7 days.

If the passenger is tested Positive then their samples of Covid test will be sent for genetic testing. They will be admitted to isolation followed with treatment given as per standard protocol and discharged as per the instructions of the treating doctor.

India postpones resumption of scheduled international flights from Dec 15

NEW DELHI Dec 1: India government on Wednesday decided not to resume scheduled international flights from December 15, less than a week after announcing the decision in the wake of rising concerns over the COVID variant Omicron.
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