IMMIGRATION – UKMALAYALEE

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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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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UK research team comes up with beard covering for doctors and medics from ethnic communities

LONDON Nov 17: A UK research team’s innovative technique to cover a beard, dubbed as the “Singh Thattha”, which enables bearded medics to wear a well-fitting respirator mask while on frontline COVID-19 duties without the need for shaving, has proved effective in initial trials.
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Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) renewal date extended till 30th June 2021 by India government

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON October 21: The Government of India has decided to grant further extension in time till June 30, 2021 to get the OCI cards re-issued in accordance with below guidelines.
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UK Malayalee councillors issue statement asking community to be aware of bogus phone calls from ‘HMRC’

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON October 21: UK Malayalee councillors have issued a collective statement asking the community to be aware and not to fall victim to fake scam phone calls, messages and letters allegedly from the HMRC, Sugathan Thekkepurayil, councillor from Newham Council in London, informed this website.
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Rishi Sunak unveils new 50-pence Diversity coin in bid to celebrate Britain’s diversity

LONDON October 20: UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a new 50-pence Diversity coin in a bid to celebrate Britain’s diversity and to recognise the contributions of minority communities.
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Indian students in UK getting used to blended learning style of online and in-person teaching in universities

LONDON October 20: A significant cohort of students from India have managed to travel to the UK despite COVID-19 restrictions to take up courses across universities and are adjusting to the blended learning approach of a mix of online and in-person teaching, according to an analysis of the first few weeks of the new academic term.
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Senior doctors and consultants in UK retiring earlier, young doctors walking away from NHS: BMA

LONDON October 20: The NHS workforce faces a perfect storm of consultants choosing to retire earlier, a significant proportion approaching retirement age and a growing trend of younger doctors walking away from their career, a report has warned.
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Indian-origin men and women face higher death risk from Covid in England: Report

LONDON October 20: Men and women belonging Indian ethnicity communities in England and Wales are roughly 50-75 per cent more likely to die with COVID-19 than white men and women, according to a latest statistical analysis released in London last week.
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India to become third largest economy in the world after China and the US by 2050: Lancet

NEW DELHI Oct 12: India would become the third largest economy in the world after China and the US by 2050, stated a study published in Lancet. The paper took 2017 as the base year when India was the seventh largest economy. It said that India would move to become the fourth largest economy by 2030 and the third largest by 2050. India is currently the fifth largest economy in the world.
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